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May 15th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Saturday night saw UFC 198 take place in front of the largest crowd to ever witness an MMA card in Brazil. Naturally, the event was stocked with Brazilian fighters, and despite an extremely strong start by them, the night belonged to Cleveland, Ohio’s Stipe Miocic. The underdog in the main event came through as a…

May 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198 begins a two-month run for the UFC which could be one of the most impressive in history from a fight quality perspective. With a heavyweight title bout that doesn’t even have Brad clamoring for #FGF, to a showdown between Brazilian legends, to potential last stands for a pair of greats, there’s a lot…

November 9th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This weekend saw another two UFC cards, and despite having similar makeups, the events couldn’t have ended up more different. On Friday night, the card from Sydney, Australia aired on UFC Fight Pass, moved along swiftly, and saw a UFC record set as each of the eleven fights ended inside the distance. Saturday’s card from…

March 28th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

He got knocked down, but he got up again. You’re never gonna keep him down. Oh, Danny boy! The lyrics to the 1997 pop hit “Tubthumping” by Chumbawamba were cycling in my head on Sunday night while watching the rematch between Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua. Dan Henderson got dropped in the very first round…

March 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 38 provided us with an entertaining Sunday evening, as there were many exciting fights and finishes, not to mention a ridiculous nine out of 11 underdogs winning. Now, with the fights behind us, let’s look ahead at some potential match-ups. Here’s what I’ve got in mind for some of the winners of…

March 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

Here are my prop plays for UFC Fight Night 38… Dan “Hendo” Henderson (+210) vs Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (-230) Rua -5.5 (-140) 1.4u to win 1u Rua by T/KO (+175) 1u to win 1.75u Fight Doesn’t Go to Decision (-150) 1.5u to win 1u The first time these two squared off inside the Octagon, Henderson…

March 23rd, 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 38 today (March 23, 2014) which…

December 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 33 took place Friday night in Brisbane, Australia, and the card turned out to be an overall surprise that provided a number of upsets that not many people saw coming. Oh, and one of the best heavyweight fights in UFC history. Overall from a betting perspective, four favorites and six underdogs won, while…

December 6th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 33 takes place tonight live from Brisbane, Australia, and as always the fight card presents a number of opportunities to make some money, especially when it comes to prop bets. Below, I’ve listed five prop bets that I believe have a good chance of hitting, and that you should consider when finalizing…

December 4th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Despite a full slate this weekend that will see cards from the likes of World Series of Fighting, Invicta, Legacy and Cage Warriors, one card will garner the lion’s share of the attention as usual and that’s the UFC Fight Night 33 card. Interestingly enough, prior to the main card airing fans are about as…

December 2nd, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This Friday night (or Saturday morning, depending on your location) the UFC will make its return to the land down under, and it brings a card that is tailored to the local audience, but still high on appeal no matter where you live. Fan favorite Mark Hunt headlines the card, as he takes on massive…

November 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 33: HUNT VS. SILVA Date: Dec. 7, 2013 Location: Brisbane, Australia Broadcast: FOX Sports 1 UFC Light Heavyweight Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (-160) Profile: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (21-8) came into the UFC in 2007 as one of the most hyped light heavyweights in history. At that point in time, he was the incoming Pride Middleweight Grand Prix…

August 20th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Unlike some of the recent events held by the UFC, this past Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 26 had multiple fights that were relevant to the rankings, and some of the results shook things up a little bit. First, in the Heavyweight division, Travis Browne makes the biggest jump of anyone this week, moving from 11…

August 18th, 2013
Miguel

Last night at the UFC’s Fight Night 26 event airing from Boston, resident trash talker extraordinaire Chael Sonnen took out opponent Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua with a deep guillotine choke in the opening round. Sonnen showed that he can hang with and beat Light Heavyweight competition not named Jon Jones, and with this being the first…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Light Heavyweight bout: Chael Sonnen (-125) vs Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (+105) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 26 brings us a light heavyweight match-up between the smart talking elite wrestler Chael Sonnen and hard-hitting knockout artist Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Sonnen is barely the favorite at -125 ($125 to win $100) with the…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-220) vs Travis Browne (+180) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 main card delievers a co-main event MMA fans are itching for when vicious striking legend Alistair Overeem takes on the always dangerous Hawaiian, Travis Browne. Overeem is currently the favorite at -220 ($220 to win $100) while Browne is…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Middleweight bout: Matt Brown (-165) vs Mike Pyle (+145) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 main card features a classic rock ’em, sock ’em type of scrap between crafty Octagon veterans Matt Brown and Mike Pyle. Brown is currently the favorite at -165 ($165 to win $100) with the return on the underdog Pyle…

August 17th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 26 August 17, 2013 Bantamweights: Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: To finish off the undercard before official first FOX Sports 1 main card, two top-5 ranked bantamweights will scrap when Michael “Mayday” McDonald faces Brad “One Punch” Pickett. The winner may earn a shot at Urijah…

August 17th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 26 August 17, 2013 Bantamweights: Cole Miller vs. Manvel Gamburyan By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: Closing out the Facebook Prelims are two guys that competed on the same team of The Ultimate Fighter Season 5. Six years later Cole Miller and Manvel (“Manny”) Gamburyan are being reunited in the cage, this…

August 17th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The UFC ‘Fight Night’ series returns this coming Saturday as the organization plays a key role in launching the Fox network’s new sports channel, Fox Sports 1. A total of six hours of live UFC fights will air in an effort to bring attention to the new station. The card will be headlined by a…

August 17th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

A sterling card from top-to-bottom awaits MMA fans on Saturday night, as the UFC makes its debut on Fox Sports 1 with UFC Fight Night 26. While the card lacks a true elite-level main event, it more than makes up for it with the incredible depth and matchmaking which should bring us competitive and exciting…