stipe miocic

March 23rd, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Following last weekend’s UFC Fight Pass card from London, the organization will take a break until the second week of April. When the Octagon does set up shop once again however, it will be to host an impressive spring slate of events. The best of the lot are UFC 210 and 211, which feature title bouts…

February 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos rematch set for UFC 211 According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Stipe Miocic’s next title defense will come against the last opponent who defeated him, Junior Dos Santos. The rematch will occur May 13th at UFC 211. Miocic (16-2) won the UFC heavyweight title last year at UFC 198, when…

January 1st, 2017
Brad Taschuk

We had to wait until after UFC 207 for this one, as there were a couple of fighters still in consideration for the award who were competing on the UFC’s year-end card. Amanda Nunes put her stamp on an impressive 2016 with a first round stoppage of Ronda Rousey, while Cody Garbrandt completed his ascendence…

September 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Cleveland, OH for the first time in promotional history with UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem. The solid night of action saw 60 percent of bouts end inside the distance, culminating with the hometown favorite Miocic keeping his belt in Cleveland with a victory. After the event concluded, the…

September 12th, 2016
James Lynch

Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza rematch set for UFC Fight Night 101 Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold will rematch Ronaldo Souza at UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia on November 26th. UFC Australia twitter account revealed the news on Sunday evening. Rockhold (15-3) heads into this matchup after losing his middleweight title to Michael…

September 11th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 173  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from UFC on Fight Night 93 and preview UFC 203. Once again, no guests this week.   The Big Three  1)  Stipe Miocic defeats Alistair Overeem via TKO. How crazy was that fight? 2) Anything else stand out…

September 10th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 203 emanated from the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio tonight (Saturday, September 10th, 2016) and featured the heavyweight championship matchup between champion Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That Won In the…

September 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem Date: September 10, 2016 Arena: Quicken Loans Arena City: Cleveland, OH Heavyweight title bout: Stipe Miocic (-120) vs Alistair Overeem (+110) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 203 on Pay Per View will be UFC heavyweight title fight between defending champion Stipe Miocic and challenger Alistair Overeem, with Miocic…

September 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC 203 heavyweight title fight between main event between Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem. See who picked who. Chas Skelly – UFC featherweight – 00:00:09 Belal Muhammad – UFC welterweight – 00:00:23 Mike Biggie Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:34 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:55 Tony Martin – UFC lightweight – 00:01:13 Greg…

September 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This week the MMA Analysis kicks off with one of the truly great intro songs in the history of all things ever created. Cleveland deserves no less, since the city is sure to befall some horrible tragedies after an unexpectedly good summer. Will the first of those tragedies be Stipe Miocic dropping his UFC heavyweight…

September 7th, 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 203 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week…

September 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Next weekend, the UFC heads to Cleveland, Ohio for an event that hasn’t happened in the city in a very long time. UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will defend his world title against Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. Miocic captured the title by heading down to Curitiba and knocking out Fabricio…

July 17th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC light heavyweight Gian Villante (14-7) talks about when he wants to return to the cage and a potential bout with Steve Bosse  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Gian also talks about his friendship with Stipe Miocic, Chris Weidman post-surgery and Dan Henderson getting a title shot.

June 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Nutritionist and Performance Coach Dr. Paul Biondich talks about his client Stipe Miocic winning the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 198  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Paul also talks about his career in the health/fitness industry, how he started working with Miocic, and Miocic’s upcoming title defence at UFC 203.

May 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Stipe Miocic (15-2-0) vs. Alistair Overeem (41-14-0); UFC 203, September 10. The UFC Heavyweight title will actually be defended in a timely fashion for the first time in a long time as newly crowned champion Stipe Miocic headlines the UFC’s first trip to Cleveland, Ohio this upcoming September against former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem. Miocic…

May 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Event: UFC 203 Date: September 10, 2016 Location: Cleveland, Ohio Venue:  Quicken Loans Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Stipe Miocic A Golden Gloves winner and Division I wrestler, Stipe Miocic (15-2) has been around the Octagon for over five years, amassing an 9-2 record over that time span that included the the likes of Gabriel Gonzaga, Roy Nelson, Mark Hunt…

May 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 198 and Bellator 154, UFC Fight Night 87 and Invicta FC 17 taking place the last two weeks, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMAOddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) has taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show changes in the…

May 16th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 198 Video Highlights: Stipe Miocic vs. Fabricio Werdum      UFC 198 Video Highlights: Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort     UFC 198 Video Highlights: Cristiane Justino vs. Leslie Smith     Michael Chandler vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ for vacant lightweight title set for Bellator 157 After Bellator decided to cut lightweight champion Will Brooks and make him…

May 15th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 156 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC welterweight Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson who takes on Rory MacDonald in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 on June 18th. Then we’re joined WSOF title contender Josh Hill to talk about his upcoming…

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 14th, 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 198 in Curitiba, Brazil as Fabricio Werdum puts his championship on the line against Stipe Miocic.   Stipe Miocic (Record: 14-2, +140 Underdog,…

May 13th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 co-main event between Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza. I spoke to the following fighters. Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:09 Brian Rogers – Bellator light heavyweight – 00:00:26 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC featherweight…

May 12th, 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 198 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

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…

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Rob Font (12-1) discusses his upcoming fight against John Lineker (26-7) at UFC 198 on May 14th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rob also talks about being inducted into the CES “Cage of Honor”, competing in Brazil for the first time in his career and who he wants after this fight. .

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

With no major fight announcements and no major news yesterday, here’s a ton of UFC 198 content for your viewing pleasure.   UFC 198 Countdown: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic     UFC 198 Countdown: Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza     UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall     UFC 198 Embedded: Episode 1 …

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 middleweight bout between Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall. I spoke to the following fighters. Brian Rogers – Bellator light heavyweight – 00:00:09 Peter Barrett – Cage Titans lightweight – 00:01:07 Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight…

May 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

When the Octagon heads down to Brazil for UFC 198, the card will be most reminiscent of the Brazilian cards the company put in 2011 and 2012 when it re-entered the country. The list of Brazilian legends competing on the card includes Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, ‘Jacare’ Souza, ‘Shogun’ Rua, Demian Maia, and of course…

March 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Adam Milstead (7-1) discusses his fight against Chris De La Rocha (4-1) at UFC Fight Night 88 on May 29th on a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Adam also talks about how he pestered Joe Silva enough to get a UFC contract, training with Stipe Miocic and country music singing skills….

March 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Event: UFC 198 Date: May 14, 2016 Location: Curitiba, Brazil Venue:  Arena da Baixada Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum Since June of 2010, Fabricio Werdum has been best known as the first man to legitimately defeat Fedor Emelianenko. His second run in the UFC may have changed that perception however. He has gone 6-0 since returning…

February 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

It was confirmed today via Yahoo! Sports (first reported by Sherdog.com) that Stipe Miocic will be fighting heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on May 14th in Brazil. Miocic (14-2) was initially slated to replace an injured Cain Velasquez against Werdum at UFC 196  (renamed later to UFC Fight Night 82) on Feb. 6th, however the…

February 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Curtis Blaydes (4-0) discusses his upcoming fight with Luis Cortez at RFA 35 on Feb. 19th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Curtis also discusses his wrestling background, training at Kings MMA last year, working with Stipe Miocic in the past and making his RFA debut.

January 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic now faces Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 196 Cain Velasquez has been snakebit yet again as the former heavyweight champ is off UFC 196 due to a back injury. UFC officials today Sunday that Stipe Miocic will now be facing current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 196 instead. Miocic (14-2) is coming off a…

January 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic will get the next UFC heavyweight title shot After heavyweight Stipe Miocic knocked out Andrei Arlovski in the first round Saturday night at UFC 195, UFC President Dana White announced that the Ohio based fighter will get the next heavyweight title shot. “Who the hell was going to say no to him?” White…

January 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 195 took place tonight (Saturday, January 2nd, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena and was headlined by Robbie Lawler defending his welterweight title against Carlos Condit. Overall from a betting perspective, Lawler/Condit closed at even money while seven favorites won along four underdogs coming through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

December 29th, 2015
Mike James

UFC 195’s co-main event is a heavyweight contest between #3 ranked Stipe Miocic and #2 ranked Andrei “The Pit Bull” Arlovski. Miocic enters this matchup on the heels of the biggest win of his career, a technical knockout victory over the always game Mark Hunt this past May. Arlovski, meanwhile, has won four consecutive fights…

December 1st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC/Bellator vet Dan Spohn (10-7) discusses his heavyweight fight Dec. 4th against Azunna Anyanwu at CFFC 53 during  a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Dan also talks about a variety of other topics including – His Bellator tenure and competing under Bjorn Rebney’s regime – Training at Strong Style Fight team with Stipe Miocic – His…

October 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Yesterday was a big day in regards to fight cancellations, fight announcements, fighters being cut, you name it. None was bigger than the main event for this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event being scrapped so let’s start with that: Joseph Duffy vs. Dustin Poirier A concussion suffered by Joe Duffy less than a week…

October 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We covered the loss of the huge upcoming heavyweight co-main event for UFC Fight Night 76 yesterday with the announcement that Stipe Miocic was forced to back out of his fight against Ben Rothwell, but there’s more to the story and a few other fight announcements/injuries to go over today. UFC appears to be looking…

October 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com can now officially confirm UFC Heavyweight Stipe Miocic has been forced out of his upcoming UFC Fight Night 76 bout against Ben Rothwell due to an unspecified training injury. Both top 10 fighters were scheduled to throw down in the co-main event of next Saturday’s (October 24, 2015) event in Dublin, Ireland, which is headlined…

September 25th, 2015
James Lynch

Heavyweight Adam Milstead doesn’t believe in “cage rust” and he backed that theory up August 22nd with an impressive first round TKO victory over Lewis Rumsey at GOTC MMA 18. On the sidelines for more then a year due to a serious knee injury, Milstead earned his first win since July 2014. “I wasn’t thinking too…

August 18th, 2015
James Lynch

Name: Adam “The Prototype” Milstead Age: 28 Weight Class: Heavyweight Record: 5-1 Fighting Out Of: Pittsburgh, PA (Fight Club Pittsburgh / Strong Style MMA) Next Fight: Lewis Rumsey (GOTC MMA 18) MMA came into heavyweight fighter Adam Milstead’s  life at a time when he needed it the most. Playing football at Geneva College his  NFL aspirations were brought to an unexpected halt and…

August 16th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has two pivotal heavyweight bouts scheduled for later this year and potentially early 2016. The UFC Heavyweight title will be on the line at a yet to be determined date, time and location as champion Fabricio Werdum defends his title against challenger and former champion Cain Velasquez. Werdum submitted Velasquez to…

August 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

No rest for the wear as UFC announced several huge match-ups for upcoming events, including heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum’s first official title defense, and he’ll have a familiar foe: Fabricio Werdum vs Cain Velasquez 2, TBA While the official location and date haven’t been announced, Werdum will rematch former champion Cain Velasquez, who he dethroned this…

May 14th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 66 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…

May 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets 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’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 65 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. James Vick wins by submission (+1250)/Vick wins in round 2 (+1075)…

May 10th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment of the column, we will look back at UFC Fight Night 65. The first fight of the night saw…

May 10th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 104 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we welcome former Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler to talk about his upcoming fight with Derek Campos at Bellator 138 in June. Then we’re joined by one of the top featherweight prospects outside the UFC in Freddy…

May 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 65. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Mark Hunt vs. Stefan Struve – UFC on Fuel TV 8 Upcoming…

May 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 65 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Stipe Miocic and Mark Hunt. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Miocic is a -240 favorite (bet $240 to win $100) while Hunt is a +200 underdog (bet $100 to win $200). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Miocic at…

May 7th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Finally, the MMA Analysis is back in your lives! Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean overcome the ghosts of podcasts lost to preview UFC Fight Night 65. The Australian card is not too high on name power, but the crew makes delving into it fun nonetheless. The full breakdowns, plus the latest consensus bet, some discussion…