thomas almeida

May 10th, 2017
James Lynch

Newsday’s Mark La Monica broke the news on Tuesday that top bantamweights Jimmie Rivera and Thomas Almeida are set to clash at UFC on FOX 25 in Long Island on July 22nd. Rivera (20-1) hasn’t fought since a September 2016 unanimous-decision win over Urijah Faber at UFC 203. “El Terror” was slated to fight Bryan Caraway…

November 23rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Sao Paulo, Brazil for UFC Fight Night 100 and produced a night of exciting action. Now that we have the scraps in our rear-view mirror, let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from the evening… Thomas Almeida vs. Johnny Eduardo Almeida…

November 22nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Sao Paulo, Brazil for UFC Fight Night 100 and produced a night of exciting action. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to four fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ honors. The lines to wager on these props were available at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Thomas Almeida earns Performance…

November 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Albert Morales (6-0-1) discusses his upcoming fight againstThomas Almeida (21-1) at UFC Fight Night 100 on November 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Albert also talks about his Halloween this year, fighting to a Majority Draw in his last fight, competing in Brazil for the first time and his training…

October 24th, 2016
Gabe Killian

We have nearly completed 2016, and the UFC’s calendar continues to fill up. Here are my thoughts on some recently booked matchups… Fight: Gegard Mousasi vs. Uriah Hall II Card: UFC Fight Night 99 Where: Belfast, Northern Ireland When: November 19, 2016 Thoughts: The original headliner for UFC Fight Night 99 was Gunnar Nelson vs….

July 26th, 2016
Jay Primetown

In a new feature, Jay Primetown looks at prospects in MMA that recently lost. He looks at why they lost and what needs to change to take their talent to the next level. Thomas Almeida Overview: The 24-year old Chute Boxe product had perhaps been on the best run of form in mixed martial arts….

May 30th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 88: Cody Garbrandt vs. Thomas Almeida video highlights   UFC Fight Night 88: Jeremy Stephens vs. Renan Barao video highlights   Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett headlines Sept 3rd’s UFC Fight Night in Hamburg UFC officials announced Sunday that Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett will headline UFC Hamburg on September 3rd. rlovski (25-12) is…

May 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Normally, this is where I’d tell you that this column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 88. Then I’d go on to say how these fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into…

May 28th, 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 88 when undefeated bantamweight prospects square off as Thomas Almeida takes on Cody Garbrandt.   Thomas Almeida (Record: 21-0, -165 Favorite,…

May 27th, 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 88 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

May 26th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The gang is almost back together. Sean Carey rejoins the podcast this week, fans, and kicks New Shaun off halfway through the show. Then he proceeds to lead the most meandering conversation about prospects ever. We also break down UFC Fight Night 88, and Sean even gives out a bet (cue audible gasp from the…

May 19th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Last week, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for the main card of UFC Fight Night 88 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. A line was separately released for the bantamweight bout between Aljamain Sterling and Bryan Caraway. Today, he released the odds for the remaining bouts on the card. Those include a showdown between top…

May 17th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Event: UFC Fight Night 88 Date: May 29th, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 UFC Bantamweight Contender Thomas Almeida (21-0) After capturing the Legacy bantamweight title — with a picture perfect liver shot combination — Almeida was signed to the UFC. In his debut, he was matched…

May 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

A pair of hot prospects in a division suddenly teeming with them will occupy the top spot on UFC Fight Night 88. Undefeated bantamweights Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt will put their perfect records on the line on Sunday, May 29th as the Octagon returns to Las Vegas for the Fox Sports 1 card. While…

November 4th, 2015
Mike James

One of UFC Fight Night 77’s featured fights is a bantamweight contest between fast rising and heavily hyped prospect Thomas “Thominhas” Almeida and Anthony “El Toro” Birchak. Almeida is one of the top prospects in the sport and could very well challenge for the bantamweight title someday. His counterpart, Birchak, is a solid fighter that absolutely…

July 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It was a slow start for Ireland on Saturday night, but Conor McGregor sent all of the travelling fans home happy after dispatching Chad Mendes in the second round of their interim featherweight title bout, and capped off one of the greatest UFC cards in recent memory. McGregor has been calling himself a future champion…

July 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 189. 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. With the stacked card coming up on Saturday, it almost seems pointless to put this…

July 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 189 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Brad Pickett. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Almeida is a -1050 favorite (bet $1050 to win $100) while Pickett is a +675 underdog (bet $100 to win $675). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Almeida…

May 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC bouts were revealed over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on all of them. Colby Covington vs. Mike Pyle, UFC 187 Sean Spencer is injured and out his bout at Mike Pyle, and now the veteran welterweight will take on Colby Covington at UFC…

April 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 186. 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. Kyoji Horiguchi vs. Shintaro Ishiwatari – Vale Tudo Japan 2nd Upcoming Bout: Kyoji Horiguchi…

April 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 186 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Yves Jabouin. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Almeida is a -450 favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while Jabouin is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Almeida at…

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…

November 8th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 Date: November 8, 2014 Arena: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves City: Uberlandia, Mina Gerais, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 56 with a five-fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET. Preliminary action will be preceding it…

November 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 56. 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. Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – PRIDE Critical Countdown 2005 Upcoming…

November 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 56 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Almeida is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Gorman is a +260 underdog (bet $100 to win $260). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

November 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 Date: November 8, 2014 Arena: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves City: Uberlandia, Mina Gerais, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 56 with a five fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET. Preliminary action will be preceding…

November 4th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian bantamweight Thomas Almeida as he debuts against American Tim Gorman at UFC Fight Night 56.   Thomas “Thomasinhas” Almeida Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil Age: 23 Height: 5’7” Reach: 72.5” Weight class: Bantamweight Camp:…

September 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few fight announcements happened in the last day or so, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve rounded them up and will give my quick thoughts on them. Daniel Kelly vs. Luke Zachrich, UFC Fight Night 55 A middleweight bout between TUF Nations alum Daniel Kelly and TUF 7 alum Luke Zachrich was…

June 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the top up-and-coming fighters in the world of mixed martial arts has signed with the UFC. Thomas Almeida, the undefeated Brazilian who was the Legacy FC bantamweight champion, yesterday signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship on the heels of a vicious knockout win over Caio Machado this past weekend at Legacy FC that…

June 19th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last week Legacy put on a solid card which was headlined by now-UFC middleweight Bubba Bush retaining his Legacy title. This week, a number of fighters look to follow in his footsteps and parlay success with the Texas-based organization into a call up to the world’s biggest MMA promotion. This event is headlined by two…