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November 5th, 2018
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts were added to upcoming UFC cards over the weekend. Here they are below, along with my initial thoughts on them. Julian Erosa vs. Devonte Smith, UFC Fight Night 139 A late-notice lightweight bout between Julian Erosa and Devonte Smith has been added to UFC Fight Night 139, which takes place…

April 17th, 2017
James Lynch

 UFC on FOX 24 video highlights: Demetrious Johnson vs. Wilson Reis  UFC on FOX 24 video highlights: Robert Whittaker vs. “Jacare” Souza UFC on FOX 24 video highlights: Rose Namajunas vs. Michelle Waterson Rizin FF 5 results Tatsuya Kawajiri def. Anthony Birchak via unanimous decision Amir Aliakbari def. Geronimo dos Santos via TKO (ground-and-pound from the…

April 2nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Kansas City, MO for the first time in promotional history on April 15th with UFC on FOX 24: Johnson vs. Reis. The stacked 13-fight card is set to kick off with preliminary card action starting at 4:30 p.m. (ET) on UFC Fight Pass followed by more prelims and…

April 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Much of the UFC’s spring schedule has already been sorted out, and matchmakers Sean Shelby and Mick Maynard have begun to fill in the summer events for the promotion. However, up until now there are no betting odds for any events beyond June 3rd’s UFC 212. That changed today as MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

November 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) traveled to Melboure, Victoria, Australia for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs Brunson. The night of scraps had its ups and downs, but mostly downs, seeing 10 of 13 bouts go the distance. The Fight Night action is now in behind us, so…

November 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) traveled to Melboure, Victoria, Australia for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 101: Whittaker vs Brunson. The night of scraps had its ups and downs, but mostly downs, seeing 10 of 13 bouts go the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two…

November 27th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 184 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap UFC Fight Night 101 and preview TUF 24 Finale The Big Three with Adam Martin (@MMAdamMartin)  1) Robert Whittaker knocks out Derek Brunson. How big was this win for Whittaker in the division? 2) Anything else stand out to you on the card? 3) Quick Picks –…

November 24th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a special holdiay edition of the MMA Analysis, the only difference is that all of us Rockstars gather together during the morning instead of the evening. There are still drunks (Brad), people falling asleep (Sean), fraudulent grades (Jay), and the newest co-host Wesley, poor Wesley, who is stuck with the rest of us. Still,…

November 24th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 101 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on…

November 22nd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

As NFL season remains in full swing, the UFC’s international schedule continues this weekend. After trips to Northern Ireland and Brazil last Saturday, the Octagon will make its way to Melbourne, Australia for UFC Fight Night 101 on Saturday. Originally slated with a pair of former Strikeforce middleweight champions squaring off for the second time,…

April 23rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

Date: April 23, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight bout: Robert Whittaker (-330) vs Rafael “Sapo” Natal (+270) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 197 main card on Pay Per View will be presenting a match-up in the 185-pound division between Australian Robert Whittaker and the Brazilian Rafael “Sapo” Natal, with Whittaker…

February 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Rafael Natal scheduled to take on Robert Whittaker at UFC 197 MMAJunkie reports that Rafael Natal vs.  Robert Whittaker has been added to April’s UFC 197 event. According to the report both fighters have verbally agreed to the matchup and bout agreements have been distributed. UFC officials have yet to make an announcement however are expected to one very soon….

November 13th, 2015
Mike James

The main card of UFC 193 features an intriguing middleweight contest between the 10th ranked Uriah Hall and the 14th ranked Robert Whittaker. Hall is coming off the biggest win of his career, a highlight-reel knockout of Gegard Mousasi, while Whittaker is coming off a first round starching of Brad Tavares in May. The winner of this…

May 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 65 is a three-round middleweight bout between Brad Tavares and Robert Whittaker. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Tavares is a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Whittaker is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win $140). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Tavares at…

November 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 55 Date: November 7, 2014 Arena: Allphones Arena City: Sydney, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back in Australia this Friday night with UFC Fight Night 55, and the entire event will be live on UFC Fight Pass; with the main card kicking off at 10pm ET and preliminary action getting going…

November 7th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

November 6th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 55 November 7, 2014 Middleweight Matchup: Clint Hester vs Robert Whittaker By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In one of the more puzzling matchups this weekend, former Welterweight and TUF Smashes Winner, Robert Whittaker, is moving up a weight class to face surging Middleweight Clint Hester. The New Zealand native Whittaker has a…

November 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 55 is a three-round middleweight bout between Clint Hester and Robert Whittaker. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hester is a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Whittaker is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

October 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas has released the full main card betting odds for UFC Fight Night 55 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s four-fight main card. Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping The main event of UFC Fight Night 55 is a five-round middleweight bout between two of the best in the world,…

June 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 43 Date: June 28, 2014 Arena: Vector Arena City: Auckland, New Zealand Welterweight bout: Mike “Biggie” Rhodes (+250) vs Robert Whittaker (-300) Fight Breakdown: Getting the main card action going for UFC Fight Night 43 in New Zealand will be a scrap between two of the youngest welterweights in the division. Action…

June 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC Fight Night 43 is a three-round welterweight bout between Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker and Mike “Biggie” Rhodes. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Whittaker as a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Rhodes is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA…

May 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC had a busy day yesterday, announcing a bevy of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. And for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Robert Whittaker vs. Mike Rhodes, UFC Fight Night 43 The UFC added a welterweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Mike Rhodes to…

February 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 170 took place tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada, and overall it was a fun event that featured a tremendously-exciting main card as well as a preliminary card that provided some decent action. Overall, 10 betting favorites came through while one dog cashed. Here’s a betting recap of UFC 170 based on the closing odds at 5Dimes…

February 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 170 Date: February 22, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Robert Whittaker (+110) vs Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (-120) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC 170 main card on Pay Per View will be welterweight contest between two very talented strikers from Karate backgrounds, when Australia’s Robert…

February 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of UFC 170 is a welterweight bout between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson and Robert “The Reaper” Whittaker. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Thompson as a -135 betting favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Whittaker is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

December 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has announced a number of new and exciting matchups over the last few days, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve decided to give my quick take on all of these new fights. Ali Bagautinov vs. John Lineker, UFC 169 The first big fight announcement that I want to write about is…

October 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new matchups last night, so let’s take a look at them this morning as I briefly break them all down in today’s MMA Odds and Ends. Ed Herman vs. Thales Leites, UFC 167 The first new fight announcement is a middleweight bout at UFC 167 between Ed Herman and Thales…

August 27th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 27 Fight of the Night Betting Props The option to wager on which fight at UFC Fight Night 27 will win the $50,000 Fight of the Night Bonus is only available at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. I believe the top condenders for this prize are: Carlos Condit vs Martin Kampmann +300 — Their first…

August 25th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Welterweight bout: Court McGee (+120) vs Robert Whittaker (-140) Fight Breakdown: UFC Fight Night 27 brings a battle between two TUF winners when season 11 winner Court “The Crusher” McGee takes on TUF: Australia vs UK winner Robert Whittaker. McGee is currently the underdog at +120 (bet $100 to win $120), while Whittaker is the favorite…

August 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the matchups that is flying under the radar at next week’s UFC Fight Night 27 card is a welterweight fight between TUF Smashes winner Robert Whittaker and TUF 11 winner Court McGee, a bout that I expect will end up being a war. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook…

June 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued to book a number of new fights, and the biggest of the bunch is a lightweight bout between top-10 ranked fighters Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos, which will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 card. This is an intriguing matchup but it came as…

May 28th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There is often an insane amount of value hidden in the prop bets for UFC cards, but they are hard to hit for a reason because sometimes they cash out as the result of flukes, bad judging, or just plain randomness. But sometimes they cash out because you did your research and you nailed how…

December 12th, 2012
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 6 takes place this Friday night in Australia, and the main card features the two finals of “The Ultimate Fighter: Team Australia vs. Team U.K.” In the welterweight tournament final, Australian Robert Whittaker takes on Brit Brad Scott, while in the lightweight tournament finals it’s England’s Colin Fletcher against Northern Ireland’s Norman…