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November 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full preliminary card betting odds for UFC 181 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s six-fight preliminary card. Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera The main event of the preliminary card is a bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera. Faber opened at -405 with Rivera at +285, and now…

November 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

MMA bettors get a rare week off, as the last weekend before November features no cards with betting lines. That will be rectified during the first week of December however, as Invicta, RFA, KSW, and perhaps even ONE FC will all have betting lines posted. Of course, the gem of the entire weekend will be…

November 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full main card betting odds for UFC 181 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s five-fight main card. Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler The main event of UFC 181 is a welterweight title bout between champion Johny Hendricks and challenger Robbie Lawler. Hendricks opened at -270, with the comeback on…

November 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s winter schedule looks phenomenal, and UFC 181 should get it off to quite the start. The event is headlined by the rematch of 2013 fight of the year candidate, as Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler meet for the welterweight title again. The event features a second title bout, as Anthony Pettis puts his…

October 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Rory MacDonald will finally get the chance to fight for UFC gold, as UFC president Dana White announced on Thursday the young Canadian is next in line for a title shot. White told media Thursday that MacDonald, who is coming off of a brutal knockout victory over Tarec Saffiedine and three-straight wins overall, will fight…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II Date: December 6, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center Broadcast: PPV UFC Welterweight Champion Johny Hendricks (-270) Johny Hendricks (16-2) was riding a six-fight winning streak into his title shot against Georges St-Pierre at UFC 167, with wins over the likes over Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann. The…

September 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC welterweight championship will once again be up for grabs, this time on December 6 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, as UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks returns from an arm injury to take on Robbie Lawler in a rematch for the 170lb-belt, which serves as the main event of UFC…

July 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC on Fox 12 taking place last weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the rankings with this update….

July 28th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 63 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA strength and conditioning coach Dan Sammit who recaps all the action from last night’s UFC on FOX 12 card.   The Big Three  1) With his win at UFC on FOX 12, can Robbie Lawler defeat Johny Hendricks in a rematch? 2) Anthony Johnson makes quick work of…

July 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last night the UFC went back to some old Strikeforce stomping grounds in San Jose, and brought some of the promotion’s biggest names with it. Josh Thomson and Clay Guida were both champions in that organization, while Robbie Lawler and Jorge Masvidal had solid runs under the banner. Those fighters saw mixed success on Saturday…

July 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 12 was live from San Jose last night (July 26, 2014) and while it was a solid evening of fights, we saw a majority of them hit the judges’ scorecards. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of…

July 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Photo Courtesy, Esther Lin – MMAFighting.com Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC on FOX 12. Surprises Bobby Green — In what was the biggest upset of hte…

July 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC on Fox 12 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Even if we have a rough night, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC on FOX 12 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Robbie Lawler wins by decision (+492)/ Lawler wins by unanimous decision (+575)…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 12 took place tonight at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, and the card provided a great night of mixed martial arts action for fans of the sport in attendance and those watching on television. Overall, 10 favorites came through while two underdogs score. Here’s a betting recap for UFC on…

July 26th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 12 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had another winning night, going 2-1 to for +2.5 units overall. Premium UFC on Fox 12: 2-1, +2.5 units Wins: 2.5u: Parlay Joanna Jedrzejczyk (-280) with Tiago dos Santos (-220) at (-103), 2.5u Jorge Masvidal (-245) with Robbie Lawler (-366)…

July 26th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics There’s been a considerable amount of buzz about Matt Brown’s unlikely ascension to potential title contention after a violent string of upset knockouts. But let’s not forget that Robbie Lawler returned the UFC Octagon last year with a quick upset KO win of his own over Josh Koscheck at very long…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC on FOX 12 televised prelims is a three-round lightweight bout between Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal and Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Masvidal as a -235 favorite (bet $235 to win $100) while Cruickshank is a +215 underdog (bet $100 to win…

July 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC on Fox 12 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for…

July 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC on Fox 12 tomorrow (July 26, 2014). After 24 events,…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC on FOX 12 is a five-round welterweight bout between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lawler as a -355 favorite (bet $355 to win $100) while Brown is a +320 underdog (bet $100 to win $320). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round featherweight bout between Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez and Clay “The Carpenter” Guida. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bermudez as a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Guida is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win…

July 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a break even night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC on Fox 12. After breaking even last Saturday, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is still up up 26.105 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker Premium?…

July 25th, 2014
Matty

Q & Anik is a new article featured exclusively at MMAOddsBreaker.com that goes five rounds with UFC commentator Jon Anik offering his betting tips and picks on some of the biggest UFC cards of the year. 1st Round Q: Will the winner of the main event between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown really the No….

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round lightweight bout between Josh “The Punk” Thomson and Bobby “King” Green. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Thomson as a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Green is a +220 underdog (bet $100 to win $220). MMA…

July 25th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics The main event on Saturday’s FOX card nearly blew up Twitter when it was first announced, with two men who have laid waste to most of their recent opponents now set on a #1 contender collision course with each other. But Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown aren’t the only two guys…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round women’s strawweight bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Juliana Carneiro Lima. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Jedrzejczyk as a -280 favorite (bet $280 to win $100) while Lima is a +255 underdog (bet $100 to win $255). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

July 25th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FOX 12 July 26, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: Robbie Lawler vs Matt Brown By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s hard to top the last week of UFC action, but those in the know realize why we had such spectacular fights in Atlantic City and Dublin: the small cage. Now with one more…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round featherweight bout between “Super” Steven Siler and Noad “Neo” Lahat. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Siler as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Lahat is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA…

July 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 12 Date: July 26, 2014 Arena: SAP Center City: San Jose, CA Welterweight bout: Matt “The Immortal” Brown (+300) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (-360) Fight Breakdown: UFC on FOX 12 will be headlined by a five round main event in the form of Matt “The Immortal” Brown vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler, and…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means and Hernani Perpetuo. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Means as a -225 favorite (bet $225 to win $100) while Perpetuo is a +205 underdog (bet $100 to win $205). MMA…

July 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 12 Date: July 26, 2014 Arena: SAP Center City: San Jose, CA UFC on FOX 12 will be live from San Jose, CA on Saturday at 8pm ET on FOX with a four fight main card to be headlined by a five round welterweight contest between Robbie Lawler and Matt Brown, which…

June 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Marcus Brimage vs Russell Doane “The Bama Beast” will be dropping down to 135-pounds to take on the Hawaiian, Russell Doane in his divisional debut. Brimage…

May 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC ON FOX 12: LAWLER VS. BROWN Date: July 26, 2014 Location: San Jose, California Venue: HP Pavilion Broadcast: FOX UFC Welterweight Robbie Lawler (-260) Robbie Lawler (23-10, 1 NC) is one of the last of the old guard as a Miletich Fighting System pupil, born out of the Matt Hughes, Jens Pulver and Tim Sylvia fighting school of…

May 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A fight between two of the most vicious strikers in the UFC today is going down this summer — and the winner of it gets a title shot. UFC president Dana White on Tuesday revealed on Twitter that No. 1 welterweight contender Robbie Lawler, fresh off a TKO win over Jake Ellenberger this past weekend…

May 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC 173. Surprises TJ Dillashaw — In the definition of a surprising performance, TJ Dillashaw laid waste to Renan Barao by beating…

May 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 173 was another night that the mixed martial arts world won’t soon forget, and T.J. Dillashaw (10-2) is to thank. The unheralded challenger came into his UFC bantamweight title shot against Renan Barao (32-2, 1 NC) overlooked by most fans and pundits. Dillashaw closed as a +710 underdog (bet $100 to win $710) at…

May 25th, 2014
James Lynch

On our 1-year year anniversary show, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome TSN- Off The Record producer Aaron Bronsteter (@aarbron) to recap all the action from UFC 173 last night in Las Vegas. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw defeats Renan Barao to win 135lb title. How big of an upset was this and what’s next for Dillashaw?…

May 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC 173 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. TJ Dillashaw wins by T/KO (+2000)/Dillashaw wins in round five (+7800) In one of…

May 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 173 took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and it proved to be one of the most eventful cards of the year as a number of big underdogs came through in impressive fashion. Overall, five underdogs hit while seven favorites came through. Here’s a betting recap for UFC 173 based on the closing results…

May 24th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 173 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Bantamweight Title Bout (c) Renan Barao vs TJ Dillashaw UFC Light…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Your Best Bets for UFC 173’s ‘Fight of the Night’ UFC 173 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV tonight on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET with a preliminary action kicking off at 6:30pm ET. UFC 173 comes to us with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight…

May 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 173 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV tonight on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET with a preliminary action kicking off at 6:30pm ET. UFC 173 comes to us with 12…

May 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger (+190) vs “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (-210) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 173 main card on Pay-Per-View will feature a brawl between two top 10 fighters in the UFC’s welterweight division. Action and fireworks are expected…

May 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most-anticipated fights at UFC 173 is a three-round welterweight bout between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lawler as a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Ellenberger is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

May 21st, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 173 welterweight Jake Ellenberger as he prepares for his co-main event bout this Saturday (May 24, 2014) against Robbie Lawler at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The powerful 170-pounder is taking a new mental approach to his upcoming bout against Lawler and he’s hoping…

May 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 173 Date: May 24, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 173 will be live next Saturday (May 24th) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five fight main card that will air on Pay Per View starting at 10pm ET, with…

May 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Memorial Day weekend normally serves as one of the biggest UFC events of the year, and while UFC 173 won’t receive blockbuster attention, the quality of the bouts on the card is worthy of the weekend it falls on. Eight of the ten fighters on the pay-per-view portion of the card are ranked top 10…

May 3rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC has been on a roll with their last couple pay-per-view events. UFC 172 was tremendously entertaining last Saturday, and UFC 171 featured one of the best welterweight title bouts the promotion has ever put on. They hope to continue the trend in three weeks time when the octagon travels back to one of…

March 21st, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting knowledge: The Premium OddsCast. Our UFC Fight Night 38 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

March 21st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 44 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) catch up with Bellator middleweight fighter Brian “The Predator” Rogers (@BrogThePredator), who talks all about his fight this Friday night at Bellator 113 against Gary Tapuosa. The Big Three 1) Johny Hendricks wins the welterweight title, who does he fight next? 2) Is Myles…