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March 25th, 2019
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin preview UFC London and answer all of your MMA questions. Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy. Check out their clothes at Amazon here  Watch today’s show below at YouTube.

March 5th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC 209 took place Saturday night (March 4, 2017) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by Tyron Woodley defending his welterweight title against Stephen Wonderboy Thompson in a rematch from their UFC 205 bout. From a betting perspective, six favorites won while five underdogs came through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes…

March 4th, 2017
Matty

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with UFC 209 this Saturday (March 4, 2017). The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA oddsmaker previewed the main and co-main events, featuring a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron Woodley and top contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Trigg and…

March 4th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of UFC 209 as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title against challenger Stephen Thompson in a rematch of their entertaining bout at UFC 205. Stephen…

March 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 11 scheduled bouts that are set to…

March 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight title bout: Stephen Thompson (-170) vs. Tyron Woodley (+150) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 209 is a five-round main event title rematch between the defending champion Tyron Woodley and the challenger Stephen Thompson. The pair fought to a draw in their…

March 1st, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 209 welterweight top contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson as he prepares for his main event title bout this Saturday (March 4, 2017) against champion Tyron Woodley at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “(Woodley) ended up catching me in the fourth round. In the fourth round, I was just flat,…

February 28th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 12 scheduled bouts that are set to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET….

February 27th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

While it may not do blockbuster business, next weekend’s UFC 209 is a massive card for hardcore MMA fans. Headlined by a pair of very intriguing title fights, the card also features plenty of fan favorites, and several of the more highly regarded prospects on the roster at the moment. The main event will be…

February 25th, 2017
Matty

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson first met at UFC 205 on November 12th in an epic ‘Fight of the Night’ which ended in a majority draw. The challenger Thompson closed as a -175 betting favorite (bet $175 to win $100) at 5Dimes Sportsbook with the champ Woodley a +165 underdog (bet $100…

January 13th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

With several title fights recently announced for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it’s time to get back to work. Taking place in just about a month and a half, UFC 209 will feature not one, but two title fights as welterweight champion Tyron Woodley rematches Stephen Thompson and an interim lightweight title will be decided between…

December 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On our 2016 Awards Show Special myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) hand out hardware. 2016 Fighter of the Year JAMES Stipe Miocic – 3-0 in 2016, captured UFC heavyweight title. Honourable mention – Michael Bisping CARLIN Michael Bisping – 3-0 in 2016. Captured UFC middleweight title IAN Conor McGregor – 2-1 in 2016. Became first active…

November 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Five Props is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here are five UFC 205 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook… 1) Woodley/Thompson is a Draw (+6500) Tyron Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Woodley fought…

November 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez  Video Highlights Conor McGregor UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson Post-Fight Interview Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs.Karolina Kowalkiewicz Post-Fight Interview Dana White UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference  

November 10th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the co-main event of UFC 205 as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title for the first time against challenger Stephen Thompson.   Stephen Thompson (Record: 13-1, -200 Favorite,…

November 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY Welterweight title bout: Tyron Woodley (+170) vs Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (-200) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 200 at Madison Square Garden in New York City will be for the UFC welterweight title, as the champion Tyron Woodley will…

November 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 205 is so big that Lance Fischel even decided to show up for the podcast for once. It took him a few minutes, naturally, but he got there eventually. With a full crew present, The MMA Analysis gives you a thorough breakdown of UFC 205 from the three title fights at the top of…

October 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Stephen Thompson (13-1) discusses his upcoming welterweight title shot against Tyron Woodley (16-3) at UFC 205 on November 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Stephen also tells the cool story about how he found out about the UFC 205 title shot, working with Perfecting Athletes, his thoughts on GSP as a…

October 24th, 2016
Matty

Last week, I wrote my thoughts on Georges St-Pierre potentially leaving the UFC due to an ongoing contract dispute. This week, I was not too surprised to read that the man who ultimately replaced GSP as the welterweight champion — Johny Hendricks — also come out recently and say he plans to retire if he loses his next fight against Neil Magny…

September 27th, 2016
Matty

Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez for lightweight title at UFC 205 Late Monday, the UFC confirmed featherweight champion Conor McGregor (20-3) will challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez (28-4) for his title belt at 155 pounds in the main event at UFC 205 on November 12th. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas just opened McGregor as a -125…

June 18th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC Ottawa main event between Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson . I spoke to the following fighters. James Vick – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Peter Barrett – Cage Titans lightweight – 00:00:40 Chris Camozzi – UFC…

June 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs Thompson Date: June 18, 2016 Arena: The Arena at TD Place City: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada Welterweight bout: Rory MacDonald (-105) vs Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (-115) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 89 main event will be a welterweight title eliminator between former title challenger Rory MacDonald and rising star…

June 17th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 in Canada’s capital city of Ottawa as Rory Macdonald battles Stephen Thompson in a clash of two of the sport’s…

June 16th, 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 89 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

June 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

At first it seemed like any other MMA Analysis: We were making fun of Lance not showing up, then breaking down some fights, but then a funny thing happened… LANCE ACTUALLY SHOWED UP! That’s right folks, the forearms feared all around the world of Women’s MMA are back! In honor of this momentous occasion, we…

June 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Canada’s capital will host it’s first UFC card this weekend, as TD Place in Ottawa welcomes the Octagon for UFC Fight Night 89. Some of the best fighters North of the border will be in action on Saturday, as a pair of former Canadian title contenders sit at the top of the card. Rory MacDonald…

June 13th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 89 welterweight Stephen Thompson as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Saturday night (June 18, 2016) against Rory MacDonald at the TD Place Arena in Ottawa, Canada. The incredibly talented striker realizes he has a very difficult match-up ahead of him, perhaps even more difficult…

March 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is going on a three week hiatus after this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 85 event, but there are still plenty of fights to get excited about in the coming weeks and months. UFC on Fox 19 will take place on April 16th and will feature several high profile bouts including a rematch between…

March 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson fight is under discussion UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani reports that discussion is underway for a potential matchup between Rory MacDonald and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Thompson (12-1) last saw action earning the most impressive performance of his career. The 33-year old is coming off the a first-round TKO finish over former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks….

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 142 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and our NEW sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by middleweight Chris Camozzi to discuss his upcoming fight with Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 83. Then Tony Martin joins the show to discuss his recently victory at UFC on FOX 18 over…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos headlines UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia UFC officials announced this morning that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will be taking on Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos (17-4) is coming off a surprising TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 this past December. Rothwell (36-9) meanwhile has won…

February 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 82: “Hendricks vs Thompson” takes place today (Friday, February 5, 2016) from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 7:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a welterweight bout between top contenders Johny Hendricks and…

February 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks boxing coach Tony Cabello discusses “Big Rigg”s upcoming fight against Stephen Thompson at UFC 196 on Feb. 6th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Tony also discusses how he started working with Hendricks, sets the record straight on the fallout from Team Takedown and he also gives his thoughts on…

February 4th, 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 82 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

February 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Luckily for listeners who might be a little light in the wallet following the betting debacle that was UFC on Fox 18, this edition of The MMA Analysis has been moved from pay-per-view to free audio because of the loss of Sean after his heroic return from the grave last week. Listen here: Consensus Bet:…

February 3rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 82 welterweight Stephen Thompson as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Saturday night (February 6, 2016) against Johny Hendricks at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented karate-expert has an extremely difficult striking style to prepare for and he truly believes…

February 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a very rare occurrence, the UFC was forced to recommission a numbered pay-per-view event as a free ‘Fight Night’ card following injuries to the two original main event participants. UFC 196 was set to be the promotion’s annual Super Bowl weekend card, and was supposed to feature the rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain…

January 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses Johny Hendricks’s recent photo and his progress ahead of his UFC 196 fight during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also talks about the BloodyElbow article on George Lockhart, who calls himself a “Weight Management Specialist” and gives some quick tips for weight loss heading into…

December 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

Ray Thompson, Father/Trainer of Stephen Thompson discusses his son’s upcoming fight against Johny Hendricks at UFC 196 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Ray also discusses about a variety of other topics including – How he got involved in MMA – The moment that he knew Stephen was going to be a professional martial…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano gives his thoughts on the recent death of ONE Championship’s Yang Jian Bing due to his weight cut last Friday during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also discusses about a variety of other topics including – His client Aljamain Sterling’s recent win – His client Johny Hendricks’ next fight against Stephen…

December 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 136 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Stephen”Wonderboy” Thompson who has a big fight coming up Feb. 6th against Johny Hendricks. Then Canadian welterweight Sheldon Westcott discusses his upcoming fight with Edgar Garcia at UFC 195 on Jan 2nd.   The…

December 18th, 2015
James Lynch

PR and Social Media Director Bryan Levick discusses the recent cancellation of Titan FC 36 and what the promotion is doing to compensate the fighters during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Bryan also discusses about a variety of other topics including – Moving from New York to South Carolina – Balancing his regular job…

December 14th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC194: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds UFC 194: Luke Rockhold becomes the new UFC middleweight champion UFC 194: Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza video highlights UFC 194: Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz video highlights   UFC 196 adds Hendricks vs. Thompson and more On Saturday night, the UFC announced a number…

October 29th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with current top 15 UFC welterweight Stephen Thompson and his father Ray Thompson before he began his training camp for his upcoming fight at UFC 195 against Neil Magny. The talented striker still feels he has a long way to go to keep pace with the elite wrestlers at the top of…

September 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 123 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thomson who discusses what’s next for him after his win over Jake Ellenberger this past July. Then we’re joined by UFC lightweight Kajan Johnson who talks about his upcoming fight with Naoyuki Kotani…

September 12th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is coming off an impressive TKO victory over Jake Ellenberger at the TUF 21 finale on July 12th. Thompson (11-1) spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Ellenberger win being the most satisfying victory of his career  “I’d definitely say so. It was my…

July 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from the TUF 21 Finale. The Surprises Mike Graves — It’s surprising that Graves was an underdog to Vicente Luque, and after grinding him out for three rounds, clearly he shouldn’t have been. Graves isn’t the most talented fighter, but he’s a hard worker…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the TUF 21 Finale prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Kamaru Usman wins by submission (+649)/Usman wins in round 2 (+750) In a welterweight bout, Kamaru Usman earned a second-round…

July 13th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 113 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we welcome Titan FC lightweight champion Pat Healy who fights Saturday at Titan FC 34 against Mike Ricci. Then we welcome ONE Bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes who fights Toni Tauri on Saturday at ONE FC 29. Finally Anthony “Sharkbait” Gutierrez…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

On the heels of an epic UFC 189 event, the expectations were fairly low for the TUF 21 Finale, which happened at the same arena, in the same city, on the very next day. But while the TUF 21 Finale wasn’t getting as much buzz as UFC 189, and while most considered the bouts on…

July 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The TUF 21 Finale took place July 12 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and for a “throwaway card” it was pretty solid, although obviously far from the card of the year. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites and four underdogs won and one fight closed as a Pick ’em based…

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