the parting shot

August 24th, 2015
James Lynch

Name: Megan Anderson Age: 25 Weight Class: Featherweight Record: 4-1 Fighting Out Of: Gold Coast, Queensland (Shindo New Breed MMA) Next Fight: Cindy Dandois (Invicta FC 14) Things have progressed rather quickly for featherweight Megan Anderson ahead of her Invicta FC debut on September 12th, but that’s nothing new for her. The Queensland native only started training martial arts two years…

August 24th, 2015
James Lynch

On a special edition of the show brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome Titan FC featherweight champion Andre Harrison (10-0) and his opponent Desmond Green (15-4). Before these two fight for the 145-pound title on September 19th at Titan FC 35 in Ridgefield, Washington, they verbally spar with us! SUBSCRIBE…

August 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Former UFC and Bellator lightweight Roger Huerta returns to the ONE Championship cage on September 1st as he takes on Koji Ando at ONE FC 30: Dynasty of Champions. Huerta (22-7-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 118 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Recent resurgence after losing four straight…

August 20th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 74 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…

August 19th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC matchmaker Scott Cutbirth caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 118 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   What the last year has been like leaving RFA and joining Titan FC “[It’s been] a whirlwind I guess, it’s a lot of fun I enjoy what I do. My time at RFA…

August 17th, 2015
James Lynch

Canadian bantamweight Josh Hill competes in his second straight fight outside WSOF when he travels to Galați, Romania on August 31st at RXF 19 against an unknown opponent. Hill (10-1)  spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 118 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Status of his opponent at RXF 19 and not fighting…

August 16th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 118 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Roger Huerta joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight, living in Thailand and his future. Then former WSOF title challenger Josh Hill discusses his upcoming fight August 31st in Romania. Finally Titan FC matchmaker Scott Cutbirth is back…

August 14th, 2015
James Lynch

Name: Omar Johnson Age: 26 Weight Class: Welterweight Record: 3-0 Fighting Out Of: Birmingham, AL (Spartan MMA & Fitness) Next Fight: Brad Thompson (Strikehard 40 – Aug. 22nd) While many athletes get into MMA for the love of competition or the ability to inflict pain on your opponent, Omar Johnson’s foray into the sport was a bit different. Johnson was a…

August 13th, 2015
James Lynch

Bantamweight Roland Delorme competes for the first time since UFC release on August 15th, when he meets fellow Canadian Jesse Arnett in the co-main event of Super Fight League 42 in Calgary. Delorme (9-4) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 117 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics.   Matchup with Jesse Arnett (7-4)  “He’s…

August 12th, 2015
James Lynch

Lightweight Luis Felix gets his shot at redemption Friday as he faces off against CES 155-pound champion Julian Lane in CES 30’s main event. These two previously fought over a year ago at CES 25, with Lane capturing the vacant lightweight title with a third round submission victory. Felix has since racked up two straight…

August 11th, 2015
James Lynch

Bantamweight Rico DiSciullo looks to keep his unblemished record in tact this Friday when he meets Jake Constant in a 140-pound catchweight bout at CES 30. The 28-year old grew up playing all types of sports including hockey, baseball and has been involved in some type of martial arts throughout his life. But it wasn’t until…

August 10th, 2015
James Lynch

Jessy Miele faces the biggest name in her MMA tenure as she battles TUF 18 contestant Peggy Morgan on the main card of CES 30 on August 14th, live on AXS TV. Miele has been training MMA for 10 years but didn’t fast track her professional career because of school. “My coach told me I was…

August 9th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 117 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First Patrick Cote joins the show to talk about his upcoming fight with Josh Burkman at UFC Fight Night 74 on Aug. 23rd. Then former UFC bantamweight Roland Delorme talks about his fight Saturday against Jesse Arnett. Finally Shamrock…

August 4th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC lightweight Kevin Lee is coming off an impressive first round submission victory over James Moontasri at UFC Fight Night 71, which improved his winning streak to four straight. Lee (11-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 116 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Moontasri win most impressive of his…

August 3rd, 2015
James Lynch

Lightweight Scott Holtzman makes his long awaited UFC debut on August 8th against Anthony Christodoulou. “Hot Sauce” (7-0) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 116 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Phone call that he was signed to the UFC  “Honestly I think it’s still a little surreal, I don’t think I’ll…

July 29th, 2015
James Lynch

Name: Dinis “Sweetbread” Paiva Age: 27 Height: 5’10 Weight Class: Bantamweight Record: 7-5 Fighting Out Of: East Providence, RI (Keith Allen MMA/Gracie Fitness/Sityodtong) Next Fight: Chino Duran (CES MMA 30 – Aug. 14th) MMA has given so much to Dinis Pavia throughout his life, but his involvement in the sport started when something was taken away from him. Little did he know…

July 29th, 2015
James Lynch

If you’re reading this article, chances are you’ve played Fantasy MMA with Kountermove. It’s basically “a fantasy sport game, members (you) act as owners to build a team of individual players that competes against other fantasy members teams based on the statistics generated by the real individual athlete in a game/fight” per their website. Kountermove President Christie Sullivan caught…

July 25th, 2015
James Lynch

On this extra edition of The Parting Shot Podcast brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, I (@LynchOnSports) spoke with Sabah Fadai who recently won the Unified MMA featherweight title on May 29th over Parwez Ghulam at Unified MMA 23. Fadai talked about a variety of topics in this 14 minute interview –…

July 23rd, 2015
James Lynch

Ian McCall was slated to fight Dustin Ortiz at UFC Fight Night 73 but unfortunately had to pull out due to injury. McCall (13-5) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 115 of The Parting Shot Podcast this Sunday to talk about his latest injury.   Injury that forced him out of Dustin Ortiz fight at UFC Fight Night 73…

July 23rd, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming  UFC on FOX 16 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…

July 21st, 2015
James Lynch

CES welterweight champion Dominique Steele makes his octagon debut on short notice July 25th against Zak Cummings at UFC on FOX 16. Steele (13-5) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 114 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Getting the phone call that he was signed to the UFC  “I was actually…

July 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On this extra edition of The Parting Shot Podcast brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, I (@LynchOnSports) spoke with Canadian and BFL featherweight fighter Shawn Albrecht. Albrecht talked about a variety of topics in this interview – His experience at TUF 22 tryouts in April – Coaching at Fivestar Athletics – His BFL 27 bout…

July 19th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 114 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests all on the UFC on FOX 16 event Saturday. First we welcome bantamweight Jessica “Evil” Eye who will be competing in the co-main event against Miesha Tate. Then we welcome a pair of welterweights competing against each other in newly…

July 19th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC women’s bantamweight Jessica Eye competes in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 16 July 25th against Miesha Tate. Eye (11-2-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 114 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Fighting Miesha Tate at UFC on FOX 16 “I’m so glad its Miesha, I’m so glad [this…

July 16th, 2015
James Lynch

Titan FC lightweight champion Pat Healy makes the first defence of his championship on July 18th at Titan FC 34 against late replacement Marcus Edwards.  Healy (30-20-1) caught up with MMAOddsBreaker on an Episode 113 of The Parting Shot Podcast and discussed a variety of topics. Championship victory over Kurt Kinser at Titan FC 33  “It was a close…

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 8th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming  UFC 189 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 fights. What are…

July 7th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez battles Jeremy Stephens on the main card of UFC 189 this Saturday in Las Vegas and recently spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 112 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” to discuss this fight and variety of other topics.   UFC 189 match up with Jeremy Stephens “I’m faster than him, stronger than him. [I see it being] all around…

July 6th, 2015
James Lynch

Jeremy Stephens looks to snap his two fight losing streak Saturday when he meets Dennis Bermudez on the main card at UFC 189 Saturday in Las Vegas. The UFC featherweight spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 112 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” to discuss his upcoming matchup and variety of other topics.   UFC 189 match up with Dennis Bermudez…

July 4th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 112 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome four great guests. First we welcome Invicta FC President Shannon Knapp who previews the upcoming Invicta FC 13 card on Thursday.  Then we’re joined by featherweights Dennis Bermudez and Jeremy Stephens, the pair fight each other this Saturday at UFC 189. Finally Invicta FC…

August 31st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 68, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome The MMA Report‘s Jason Floyd to talk all things Bellator MMA. Then MMA referee & judge Brian Beauchamp & Dale Kliparchuk join to talk about the unified rules in MMA. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw successfully retains the 135lb title. What next for him &…

July 28th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 63 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA strength and conditioning coach Dan Sammit who recaps all the action from last night’s UFC on FOX 12 card.   The Big Three  1) With his win at UFC on FOX 12, can Robbie Lawler defeat Johny Hendricks in a rematch? 2) Anthony Johnson makes quick work of…

July 6th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 60 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome back MMA journalist and host Carlin Bardsley (@CarlinBardsley) to recap last night’s spectacular UFC 175 event.   The Big Three (with Carlin Bardsley)  1) Chris Weidman & Ronda Rousey were both victorious. What’s next for them? 2) With his recent setback at UFC 175, should Stefan Struve retire? 3)…

May 19th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 53 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome The MMA Report’s Jason Floyd (@Jason_Floyd) to recap Bellator’s first pay-per view from Mississippi, as he was there covering the event this past weekend. The Big Three 1) Rampage beats King Mo by controversial decision in the main event of Bellator 120. How…

February 23rd, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 41 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome fellow Canadian and “In The Cage With Bards” host Carlin Bardsley (@CarlinBardsley) to discuss all the aftermath from UFC 170 and WSOF Canada. Also we discuss Adam’s new promotion with MMA Oddsbreaker, my vacation and Team Canada winning a gold medal in Olympic…

December 22nd, 2013
James Lynch

This week on Episode 32 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin)  brave the icy weather in Toronto and welcome Steve Jeffery (@SteveJeffery) host of “The Hammer MMA” to preview this weekend’s UFC 168 event. Despite Adam and Steve not having power, we still made this podcast happen!   The Big Three 1) MMA…

December 8th, 2013
James Lynch

This week for Episode 30 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome special guest, UFC lightweight Bobby “King” Green who talks about his upcoming fight this Saturday against Pat Healy at UFC on FOX 9. Also we talk about all the fallout from all the combat sports action this weekend, including…