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April 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 39 took place today from Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, and the event was surprisingly a lot of fun considering the relative lack of stars featured on the card. Overall, six favorites won while one dog cashed and one fight was canceled. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 39 based on…

April 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

For today’s special edition Fight Day edition of MMA Odds and Ends, I’ve combed through the entire UFC Fight Night 39 prop bets available at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I believe have a very good chance of winning. Here they are. Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira doesn’t go three-round distance (-215) In…

April 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Here are my prop plays for UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi… Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira (+120) vs Roy “Big Country” Nelson (-130) Fight Doesn’t Go to Decision (-215) 3.01u to win 1.4u I don’t see this fight going all five rounds of action. I won’t be surprised if it does, but the line…

April 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com 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 Fight Night 39 today (April 11, 2014) which…

April 10th, 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. Our UFC Fight Night 39 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

April 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 39 Date: April 11, 2014 Arena: DU Arena City: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates Heavyweight bout: Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira (+135) vs Roy “Big Country” Nelson (-155) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 39 in Abu Dhabi will be a five-round heavyweight contest between former PRIDE and UFC interim…

April 6th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 47 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome newly signed Titan FC heavyweight Kalib Starnes (@kalibstarnes) to discuss his upcoming fight against Dave Herman at Titan FC 28 on April 25th. The Big Three 1) Holly Holm wins Legacy 135lb title — should UFC sign her now? 2) Josh Burkman re-signs…

April 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Although it seems like it’s been forever since the last UFC event, it’s only been two weeks since Dan Henderson completed an amazing comeback against Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua down in Brazil. Another MMA legend looks to successfully extend his career this coming Friday in Abu Dhabi, as Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira takes on Roy Nelson in…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 39 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Nelson as a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while Nogueira is a +135 underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 39 is a featherweight bout between Clay “The Carpenter” Guida and Tatsuya “Crusher” Kawajiri. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Guida as a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Kawajiri is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker originally opened…

April 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Abu Dhabi for UFC Fight Night 39, on April 11th, with nine scheduled bouts, including a four-fight main card that will be streaming live at 2pm ET on UFC Fight Pass. If interested in wagering on the match-ups on this card, you can do so at 5Dimes Sportsbooks Getting…

April 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

After a two week break the UFC is going to be back and as busy as ever in the month of April, with four cards in 16 days. The first two of those events are going to be the organization’s return trip to Abu Dhabi and their first ever jaunt up to Quebec City for…

March 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released the betting odds for the four main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 39 over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all four fights. Also, be sure to keep an eye out for my full-length fight breakdowns for all four fights…

March 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed the official bout order for UFC Fight Night 39, which takes place April 11 in Abu Dhabi. Here it is below. Main Card: Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Clay Guida Ryan LaFlare vs. John Howard Beneil Dariush vs. Ramsey Nijem Prelims: Jared Rosholt vs. Daniel Omielanczuk Johnny…

February 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced a number of new bouts for the UFC Fight Night 39: Nogueira vs. Nelson card, which takes place April 11, 2014 at Yas Island in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The previously announced bouts, many of which I have given my thoughts on in previous editions of MMA Odds and Ends,…

December 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

An intriguing rumor is making the rounds during fight week in Las Vegas on the eve of UFC 168, and it concerns the return of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. It all started earlier in the week, when a fan on the underground posted that Lesnar wanted to return to the UFC. The rumor…

October 18th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: October 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Heavyweight bout: Daniel “D.C.” Cormier (-525) vs “Big Country” Roy Nelson (+415) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 166 main card will feature a heavyweight battle between two of the biggest names in the division, when Daniel “D.C.” Cormier steps into the Octagon against “Big…

October 18th, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson heavyweight match-up at UFC 166. To gain access to Luca’s Premium picks and the full MMA Oddscast with MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, click here.

October 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 166 October 19, 2013 Heavyweight: Daniel Cormier vs. Roy Nelson By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  For some reason Daniel Cormier really wanted to fight Roy Nelson, and for some other unknown reason this is the fight that finally made Roy Nelson go on a diet. Whatever those reasons are, we have two…

October 18th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brian Hemminger were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 166 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and MMAOddsbreaker managing editor joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Heavyweight Title Bout (c) Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Heavyweight Bout…

July 29th, 2013
Miguel

This week, the UFC started to announce the supporting matches for the UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th in Houston, Texas. The main event of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 has been set for a while, and that Heavyweight title bout sits with Velasquez at (-215) with the comeback on Junior at…

July 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

A battle between two of the best heavyweights in the world is about to go down this fall. The UFC today confirmed that a heavyweight matchup between Daniel Cormier and Roy Nelson has been booked for UFC 166, which is set to take place Oct. 19 at Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The bout will…

June 16th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC’s event on FUEL TV last weekend featured 10 finishes in 12 fights, so we may have been a bit spoiled and perhaps thought the UFC was immune to the sort of tepid action that the World Series of Fighting put on Friday night. We were wrong. This was not a case of a…

June 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 161 has come and gone, and an event that fans and media believed was poor on paper played out that way in the cage as it was top-to-bottom one of the least entertaining fights cards of the year so far. It was also a very difficult night from a gambling perspective, as a number…

June 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 161 MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada Saturday, June 15, 2013 Light heavyweight bout: Roy Nelson (-260) vs. Stipe Miocic (+220) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of UFC 161 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Stipe Miocic. Nelson is currently a -260 betting favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Miocic is a +220 underdog…

June 14th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 161: June 15, 2013 MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada UFC Heavyweight Contender Roy Nelson (-260) Profile: Winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, outspoken, big-bellied heavyweight Roy Nelson (19-7) may be undersized and seemingly out of shape, but he is a student of the MMA game and always exciting. His grappling credentials are…

June 10th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Over the last two days, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas released new odds for the remaining two main card fights for this weekend’s UFC 161 card, but because of the recent UFC on FUEL TV 10 event it seems like these odds have kind of been looked over by the general betting public. Here are the…

May 28th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC officially lost it’s main event for UFC 161 last week, as Renan Barao will not be able to defend his bantamweight title against Eddie Wineland because of a foot injury. Rather than seek a replacement, the UFC has added a Heavyweight fight between Roy Nelson and Stipe Miocic to the card and promoted…

May 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was reported today by MMAjunkie.com that a heavyweight matchup between Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 card, which takes place August 17 at TD Bank Garden in Boston, MA. This is a huge fight both literally and figuratively for both men,…

May 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

Veteran UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo was today released by the promotion after fulfilling the terms of his last contract. Kongo, who went 11-6-1 in a UFC career dating back to 2006, was knocked out by Roy Nelson this past weekend at UFC 159 and that loss, coupled with zero fights left on his contract, and…

May 1st, 2013
Brad Taschuk

With one of the strangest UFC cards in recent memory behind us, MMA Oddsbreaker takes a look towards the rankings and how the outcomes affected each fighter’s standing amongst their peers. Take a look at the full MMA Oddsbreaker Rankings here. The one Heavyweight bout on the card caused a small movement in the rankings,…

April 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 159 Prudential Center, Newark, New Jersey Saturday, April 27, 2013 Heavyweight Title: Roy Nelson (-235) vs. Cheick Kongo (+215) Fight Breakdown: A heavyweight bout between veterans Roy Nelson and Cheick Kongo takes place on the main card of UFC 159. Nelson is currently a -235 betting favorite (bet $235 to win $100) at 5Dimes Sportsbook, while…

April 27th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 159: April 27, 2013 Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey UFC Heavyweight Contender Roy Nelson (-230) Profile: Winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, outspoken, big-bellied heavyweight Roy Nelson (18-7) may be undersized and seemingly out of shape, but he is a student of the MMA game and always exciting. His grappling credentials are…

December 14th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Matchup: Roy Nelson (-210) vs. Matt Mitrione (+160) in main event heavyweight bout Location: Hard Rock, Las Vegas, NV Time: 9 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 15, 2012 How to watch: FX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Roy Nelson MMA Record: 17-7 UFC Record: 4-3 Age: 36 Nationality: American…

December 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: December 15, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Roy Nelson (-210) Profile: Winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 10, outspoken, big-bellied heavyweight Roy Nelson (17-7) may be undersized and seemingly out of shape, but he is a student of the MMA game and always exciting. His grappling credentials are…

August 18th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Nick Kalikas is joined by Brett Okamoto from ESPN and Damon Martin from MMAWeekly to break odds on the TUF 16 Heavyweight finale.

August 17th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale: December 1, 2012 The Pearl at The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Heavyweight Contender Shane Carwin (-200) Profile: One of the most exciting UFC heavyweights in recent years, Shane Carwin (12-2) experienced an impressive rise to the top of the heavyweight heap with a 12-0 start to his career,…

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