the ultimate fighter

December 1st, 2018
Jay Primetown

The Ultimate Fighter 28 Finale took place Friday, November 30, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by a top ten welterweight clash between Rafael dos Anjos and Kamaru Usman. Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights. Favorites that Won Kamaru Usman moved himself into…

November 30th, 2018
Staff

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2018 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. After 34 events thus far, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

February 5th, 2017
James Lynch

Thanh Le (6-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Alex Black (11-4) at LFA 3 on Feb. 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Thanh also talks about his experience on TUF 22, how this LFA contract came together and his training camp for this fight.

November 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Amanda Bobby Cooper (2-2) discusses her upcoming fight against Anna Elmose (3-1) UFC Fight Night 99 on Nov. 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Amanda also talks about her boxing career, experience on The Ultimate Fighter and her love for video games.

October 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 179  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week with there being no UFC events until November 5th. The Big Four 1) GSP announces he’s a free agent. What will actually happen with him? 2) Thoughts on the media’s reactions to the massive UFC…

October 21st, 2016
James Lynch

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum rematch set for UFC 207 UFC officials announced Thursday that heavyweights Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will rematch at UFC 207 this December. Velasquez (14-2) bounced back in his last fight earning a first-round TKO of Travis Brown at UFC 200. The AKA product lost his UFC heavyweight title to…

October 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter features former UFC flyweight title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo as the head coaches for eight 125-pound fighters each. The victor of the tournament will earn a six-figure UFC contract, as well as a shot at Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and his UFC flyweight title. The show airs…

October 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter features former UFC flyweight title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo as the head coaches for eight 125-pound fighters each. The victor of the tournament will earn a six-figure UFC contract, as well as a shot at Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and his UFC flyweight title. The show airs…

July 11th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com   Li Jingliang vs. Anton Zafir Jingliang: Needs to improve defensive wrestling, but his striking is…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale took place last night (Thursday, July 8, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a strawweight title bout between champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia Gadelha. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while four underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (Friday, July 8, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a strawweight title main event between champion Joanna…

July 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 23 Finale Date: July 8, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in Las Vegas on Friday, July 8th with The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale, which will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight between defending champion Jaonna Jedredzyk and challenger Claudia…

July 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 23 Finale Date: July 8, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in Las Vegas on Friday, July 8th with The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale, which will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight between defending champion Jaonna Jedredzyk and challenger Claudia…

July 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale: “Jedrzejczyk vs Gadelha 2” takes place today (Thursday, July 7, 2016) from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 4:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a strawweight title bout between champion Joanna…

July 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 23 Finale Date: July 8, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in Las Vegas on Friday, July 8th with The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale, which will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight between defending champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and challenger Claudia…

July 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 23 Finale Date: July 8, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in Las Vegas on Friday, July 8th with The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale, which will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight between defending champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Claudia…

July 5th, 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 featured bout on the Fight Pass Prelims at TUF 23 Finale as Las Vegas resident Kevin Lee welcomes Australia’s Jake Matthews.   Kevin Lee (Record: 12-2, +125…

June 7th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC/Bellator veteran Rich Clementi (45-23-1) talks about his career and life after fighting during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Rich also talks about his experience on TUF 4: The Comeback, his most memorable fight, his win over Melvin Guillard and why it’s important for fighters to have options outside the cage.

May 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Alyssa Krahn (3-1) discusses her experience competing on Season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Alyssa also talks about how she got into MMA, her recent eye surgery and what’s next for her.

April 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Roli Delgado (11-6-1) talks about his gym Westside MMA celebrating it’s 10th anniversary recently  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Roli also talks about his experience on Season 8 of The Ultimate Fighter, why he doesn’t watch the show anymore and why he stepped away from the sport in 2012.

April 12th, 2016
James Lynch

TUF 16 alum Mike Hill (8-4) discusses his upcoming fight with Spencer Jebb (11-4) at XFFC 9 on Apr. 15th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Mike also talks about why he didn’t fight at Prestige FC 1, his difficulty getting fights and why he’s never been happier since moving to Victoria,…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Jeremy May (13-8 1 NC) discusses his new multi-fight contract that he signed this past week with M1-Global  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Jeremy also discusses his experience on Season 7 of The Ultimate Fighter, who he still keeps in touch with from the cast and why’s he moved up…

January 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

Featherweight Marcus Brimage (7-5) discusses his upcoming title fight with Sabah Fadai (11-4 – 1 NC) at Fight Night Calgary on Jan 23rd during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Marcus also talks about TUF 14, who he still keeps in touch with from the cast and how this fight with Fadai came together.  

December 14th, 2015
James Lynch

Middleweight Eric Spicely (8-0) talks about trying out for TUF 23 on Dec. 14th in Las Vegas during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Eric also discusses about a variety of other topics including – Update on his injury, which he suffered prior to his CES 31 victory – Competing at light heavyweight – What he’ll miss the most…

December 12th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at the TUF 22 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com.   Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Abner Lloveras Gruetzemacher: I like his constant pressure and willingness to engage the…

December 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 80 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (December 11, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a featherweight main event between Frankie…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan tonight (December 11, 2015). If interested in wagering on these plays, or any plays for this fight card, all betting lines will be made…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan tonight (December 11, 2015). If interested in wagering on these, or any bouts on this fight card, all betting lines will be made available…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan tonigt (December 11, 2015). If interested in wagering on these plays, or any plays for this fight card, all betting lines will be made…

December 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Friday night’s (December 11, 2015) TUF 22 FInale event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the featherweight headliner Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes and lightweight co-main event…

December 10th, 2015
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 and Kountermove. Our TUF 22 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

December 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale: “Edgar vs Mendes” takes place today (Thursday, December 10, 2015) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 5:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a featherweight bout between Frankie Edgar and Chad…

December 10th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

TUF 22 Finale December 11th, 2015 Featherweight Matchup: Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  Before the long awaited title matchup between the UFC’s top two Featherweights, the #2 and #3 ranked contenders will face off in a high-quality TUF Finale main event that may be flying under the radar given the…

December 10th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: September 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan on Friday, December 11, 2015. If interested in wagering on this parlay, or any bouts on this fight card, all betting lines will be…

December 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Mike James is in the black following his first four months at MMAOddsBreaker and he’s looking to continue his winning ways with UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194. After losing 0.5 units for UFC Fight Night 79 two weekends ago, James is now up 101.05 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of his premium bets here….

December 8th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale is a tremendous featherweight fight between former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar and former three-time featherweight title challenger Chad “Money” Mendes. The winner of this fight will likely face the winner of the Jose Aldo versus Conor McGregor title unification fight.   Frankie Edgar…

December 5th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with TUF 22 Finale’s Mike Pierce as he prepares for his upcoming bout on Friday night (December 11, 2015) against Ryan LaFlare at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime veteran is making his first appearance inside the Octagon in over two years since suffering a knee…

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…

November 19th, 2015
James Lynch

Canadian featherweight David Hale (2-2)  discusses his upcoming fight against against Anthony Facchini (4-2) at Global Proving Ground 22 on Nov 21st during  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” David also talks about a variety of other topics including – How he got into the sport – The influence Season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter had on his fighting…

November 19th, 2015
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 and Kountermove. Our UFC Fight Night 78 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for…

November 17th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

On the heels of one of the most shocking upsets in UFC history, it’s time to hop back on the saddle and prepare for another weekend of UFC action. This time, the promotion heads south of the border, as Kelvin Gastelum battles Neil Magny in the main event of UFC Fight Night 78 (also known…

November 2nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While the Halloween weekend was a bit spoiled by Friday’s news of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s rib injury, there were a few fight announcements which made up for it. Tony Ferguson vs Edson Barboza – TUF 22 Finale Nurmagomedov may be out, but now Edson Barboza is in, which makes for a hell of a match-up. Barboza…

October 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter features interim-UFC Featherweight Champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor and former WEC Bantamweight Champion “The California Kid” Urijah Faber as coaches for Team Europe and Team USA. The show airs Wednesday nights at 10pm on FOX Sports 1. Here is an introduction to the lightweights competing in the tournament for…

August 29th, 2015
James Lynch

Battlefield Fight League featherweight champion Jeremy Kennedy spoke to MMAOddsBreaker in an exclusive interview on “The Parting Shot Podcast.”  Kennedy (7-0) defends his 145lb strap against Tristan Connelly (5-4) at BFL 38 on September 11th in Richmond, B.C. (Canada). The undefeated, 22-year old Canadian also discussed a variety of other topics including – TUF 22 tryouts this past…

July 13th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada and updates his letter grades on each. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com. Willie Gates vs. Darrell Montague Gates: A huge flyweight…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

It’s official: Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber are your TUF 22 coaches. UFC president Dana White announced during the TUF 21 Finale that McGregor will take on Faber as the head coaches of TUF 22: U.S.A. vs. Europe. McGregor will head a team of eight European fighters while Faber will lead eight American fighters to…

July 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will feature The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 21 Finale live on Fox Sports 1 in two weeks (Sunday, July 12, 2015). The event will be held inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Finale will be headlined by a welterweight contest between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson. MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

July 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. –…

July 9th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Californian Dominic Waters as he takes on veteran George Sullivan at the TUF 21 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dominic “Sho Nuff” Waters Hometown: Santa Rosa, California Age: 26 Height: 6’1” Reach: 79” Weight…

July 8th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale strawweight Michelle Waterson as she prepares for her upcoming main card bout against Angela Magana this Sunday night (July 12, 2015) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former Invicta champion will be making her UFC debut on Sunday and she’s…

July 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

TUF 21 Finale Date: July 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday night (July 12th, 2015). The event will be headlined by a five round welterweight contest between Jake “The Juggernaut”…