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May 31st, 2016
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of May.   May 6th-  1° Round Combat 2 (Rio…

April 29th, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

March 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

New York State Assembly passes bill. MMA now legal in New York  Tuesday afternoon, the Assembly in the capital city of Albany voted to legalize MMA on a bipartisan vote of 113-25. From here the bill now moves to the desk of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, where it’s assumed he’ll sign it. New York State Athletic Commission then…

August 7th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with mixed martial arts pioneer referee “Big” John McCarthy about the recent World Series of Fighting 22 main event between Rousimar Palhares and Jake Shields, which was broiled in controversy. The veteran referee, who does multiple seminars and has an extensive school for training MMA referees, broke down specifically what Palhares…

July 30th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming  UFC 190 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights. What are…

July 29th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

While most of the headlines this weekend will be revolving around one of the UFC’s biggest stars, Ronda Rousey, MMA fans may find themselves switching over to NBC Sports Network during the UFC 190 broadcast to catch some of World Series of Fighting 22. While fans will certainly be interested in the likes of ‘Shogun’…

July 28th, 2015
James Lynch

Former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields comptes for the WSOF welterweight title on August 1st at WSOF 22 against champion Rousimar Palhares. Shields (37-7-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 115 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics Ryan Ford claiming he had a broken arm prior to their WSOF 14 fight “First off I don’t…

July 26th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 115 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Jake Shields joins the show to talk about his upcoming welterweight title fight against Rousimar Palhares at WSOF 22. Then Ian McCall discusses the injury that forced him off UFC Fight Night 73 against Dustin Ortiz. Finally…

December 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

WSOF 16 took place Saturday night at McClellan Conference Center in Sacramento, California, and featured two title fights, one which produced a new WSOF champion. Overall from a betting perspective, four betting favorites won won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook, while one fight closed as a Pick ’em. Here’s a quick recap for each…

December 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

World Series of Fighting 16 airs on NBC Sports Network this Saturday night, going head-to-head with UFC on Fox 13, so it will be interesting to see what attention, if any, is paid to the card. They’ve put together a solid card, as former UFC welterweight title challenger Jon Fitch looks to wrest away the WSOF…

October 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Four World Series of Title belts will be up for grabs within in the next three months, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on what I think of all four of these title fights. David Branch vs. Yushin Okami, WSOF 15 The main event of WSOF 15 is five-round…

April 4th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 46 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Alchemist Radio co-host Mitch Ciccarelli (@MitchCiccarelli) to talk about all the major headlines in the world of MMA. Plus, Adam and James break down WSOF 9 and Bellator 114. The Big Three 1) Rousimar Palhares wins the welterweight title at WSOF 9 — is…

March 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

World Series of Fighting 9 went down tonight from Las Vegas, Nevada, and the event overall was a success as it featured a few really nice finishes in addition to a five-round co-main event that saw a new bantamweight champ crowned. Overall, six betting favorites won while one dog cashed. Here’s a betting recap for the…

March 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of World Series of Fighting 9 is a five-round title fight between WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl and Rousimar “Toquino” Palhares. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Palhares as a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) and Carl as a +190 dog (bet $100 to win $190)….

March 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The World Series of Fighting gets to take center stage this weekend, and they’ve put together a solid card to do so with. Two titles will be on the line at WSOF 9, as Steve Carl returns looking to upset another former UFC veteran to retain his welterweight title. Also, Marlon Moraes finally gets a…

March 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko and semifinals in two different tournaments will be in the spotlight on Friday night on Spike TV, Bellator has an interesting slate of prelims set to air on their Spike.com stream before we get to the TV portion of the card. Former featherweight tournament finalist Rad Martinez returns to action…

January 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The World Series of Fighting yesterday announced their ninth event is official with two title fights. It will take place March 29 at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV. The first title fight, which serves as the main event of the evening, sees WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl try to defend his…

November 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

World Series of Fighting yesterday signed former UFC welterweight/middleweight Rousimar Palhares to a multi-fight contract, and the fighter nicknamed “Toquino” will make his WSOF debut early next year. The signing was confirmed by Palhares himself via Twitter, and corroborated by WSOF president Ray Sefo. It’s an interesting signing, to say the least, and to be…

October 12th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

Recently victorious UFC Fight Night 29 welterweight Rousimar Palhares has been making headlines recently for all the wrong reasons. “Toquinho” was released from Ultimate Fighting Championship following his first round heel hook victory over Mike Pierce this past Wednesday night (Oct. 9, 2013) in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Palhares was the only competitor to win by…

October 11th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC president Dana White yesterday banned welterweight fighter Rousimar Palhares from competing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship after the fighter held on for a submission too long against Mike Pierce at UFC Fight Night 29 on Wednesday night in Brazil. Despite Pierce tapping and the referee breaking the action up, Palhares continued to squeeze on…

October 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 29 was one of the most surprising events of the year as a number of unexpected outcomes happened, many of them shocking the entire MMA community. And when that happens, that means some big prop bets cashed out. Here’s a list of five crazy UFC Fight Night 29 prop bets that cashed,…

October 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 29 took place tonight (Oct. 9, 2013) in Brazil and it proved to be a ridiculously unpredictable card overall with a number of out-of-nowhere finishes and funny decisions. Overall from a betting perspective, only four favorites won while six underdogs cashed out. Here’s a betting recap of UFC Fight Night 29 based on…

October 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the more intriguing matchups scheduled for UFC Fight Night 29 is a welterweight bout between Mike Pierce and Rousimar Palhares. The fight will be “Paul Harris’s” 170lb debut. The current betting line at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Pierce as a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100), while Palhares is a +220 dog (bet $100 to…

December 11th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FX 6 Matchup: Hector Lombard (-250) vs. Rousimar Palhares (+190) Location: Gold Coast, Australia Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Friday, December 14, 2012 How to Watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Hector “Shango” Lombard MMA Record: 31-3-1, 1 NC UFC Record: 0-1 Age: 34 Nationality: Cuban Height: 5-8 Weight: 185 pounds Style: Boxing/Judo Camp: American Top Team…

December 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC ON FX 6: December 14, 2012 Australia UFC Middleweight Contender Hector Lombard (-250) Profile: Hector Lombard (31-3-1) is coming off a very disappointing UFC debut against Tim Boetsch as the former Bellator middleweight champion. The 34-year-old Cuban has a fourth-degree black belt in Judo and was originally slated to make his first appearance with the…

September 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Hosts Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate are joined by Lead MMA Writer Case Keefer from the Las Vegas Sun and Fight Analytics Specialist Reed Kuhn from Fightnomics.com to break odds on the upcoming UFC 155, Strikeforce Oklahoma City, and UFC on FX 6 MMA events.

July 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 150 Opening Odds: Rousimar Palhares (+170) vs Yushin Okami (-220)

July 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 150: August 11, 2012 Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado UFC Middleweight Contender Yushin Okami (-220) Profile: The last person to technically ‘”defeat” UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Yushin Okami (26-7) has had a masterful run in the UFC, going 10-2 over the last five years, with big wins over such names as Alan Belcher,…