takeya mizugaki

December 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Sacramento, CA this past Saturday night with UFC on FOX 22: VanZant vs Waterson. It was an entertaining night of action, despite the fact that only four of 13 scheduled bouts ended inside the distance. Now that the scraps are in our rear-view, let’s take a look…

August 20th, 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 ahead to a battle of top 15 bantamweights as undefeated bantamweight contender Cody Garbrandt takes on veteran Takeya Mizugaki at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Cody Garbrandt…

June 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Georges St-Pierre announces return to the cage Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced Monday on The MMA Hour that he’d like to end his three-year hiatus, as long as his management and the UFC are able to come to terms on a deal. “I’m ready. I’m an emotional guy. My agents, even before I came…

April 15th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC on FOX 15 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Aljamain Sterling and Takeya Mizugaki. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Sterling is a -290 favorite (bet $290 to win $100) while Mizugaki is a +245 underdog (bet $100 to win $245). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

February 5th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has revealed a number of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. Here they are, along with my quick thoughts on all of them: Tony Ferguson vs. Gleison Tibau, UFC 184 Due to an injury to Yancy Medeiros, Tony Ferguson will now face replacement opponent Gleison Tibau at UFC 184, which is set for…

September 27th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

We won’t know until after the fights actually play out how entertaining UFC 178 ends up being, but there is no shortage of reasons to tune in for Saturday night’s pay-per-view event. When the main event is the least intriguing bout on the main card, you know you have a well-constructed show. Even the prelims…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC 178 preliminary card is a three-round bantamweight bout between Dominick Cruz and Takeya Mizugaki. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cruz is a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Mizugaki is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Cruz…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

There are a number of prop bets available for UFC 178, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve scoured through all of the available lines at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I think have a good chance of winning. Demetrious Johnson wins inside the distance (+100) In the main event of the evening, Demetrious…

September 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, September 27th with a stacked 11-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be airing on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with a four-fight preliminary card preceding it at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. Getting the action started for…

July 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

“The Dominator” is back. The UFC announced yesterday that former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is returning from a near three-year injury layoff at UFC 178, and his opponent in his return will be none other than perennial contender Takeya Mizugaki. UFC 178 takes place September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at a yet-to-be-announced venue….

June 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The former bantamweight champion could be returning to the cage this summer for the first time in nearly three years. It was reported this week on UFC Tonight that Dominick Cruz, the former UFC bantamweight champion, is targeting a return to the Octagon at UFC 177, which is set to take place August 30 in…

May 22nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

February 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts for upcoming fight cards in the last 24 hours or so, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick take on all of them. Estevan Payan vs. Mike Brown, UFC on FOX 11 The first new fight announced is actually a replacement bout, as…

December 11th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

With three high profile events taking place this past week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shook up.  MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Jason Nawara (@JasonNawara) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which will now be updated after every UFC event. One extra wrinkle this week is the inclusion of the…

December 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 33 turned out to be one of the absolute craziest events of the year, with a number of fights and outcomes that absolutely no one expected. For today’s Odds and Ends, I’ve looked through the list of props from last Friday night’s event and found five of them that hit big. So…

December 5th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another freeroll for MMAOddsBreaker.com readers. If you’re not familiar with how the site works, here’s a brief snippet from the site owners, themselves. Kountermove brings the traditional fantasy format to MMA. Accumulation of points and a salary cap make fantasy MMA more intriguing than…

December 5th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 33 Date: December 6, 2013 Arena: Brisbane Entertainment Centre City: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia Bantamweight bout: Nam Phan (+180) vs Takeya Mizugaki (-260) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 33 preliminary card on FOX Sports 2 will be headlined by a battle between two tough bantamweights, when The Ultimate Fighter season 2 contestant…

December 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened up the remaining betting lines for UFC Fight Night 33 at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and in my opinion there are a lot of lines to jump on as far as bets go. Below, I’ll give my thoughts on all the new lines on the board, and what I’m liking for…

September 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

As per usual, a number of new UFC matchups were announced over the weekend, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all the upcoming bouts. John Moraga vs. Darren Uyenoyama, UFC on FOX 9 The UFC felt like making the upcoming UFC on FOX 9 card more stacked, so they…

August 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the most competitive fights on paper for next week’s UFC Fight Night 27 event is a bantamweight matchup between rising Mexican bantamweight Erik Perez and one of the division’s most sturdy veterans, Takeya Mizugaki. There is no betting line available for this fight as of yet but the odds should be listed as…

June 12th, 2013
Adam Martin.

In the past 24 hours the UFC announced four new fights for summer fight cards. The new fights, and the events they will be held at, are listed below in chronological order: Manny Gamburyan vs. Cole Miller, UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 Darren Elkins vs. Hatsu Hioki, UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 Erik…