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February 8th, 2017
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 a main card fight at UFC 208 as Jacare Souza returns to the Octagon to take on veteran Tim Boetsch at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York….

November 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Five Props 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 are five UFC 205 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook… 1) Woodley/Thompson is a Draw (+6500) Tyron Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Woodley fought…

November 10th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Marcus Davis as he prepares UFC 205 middleweight Tim Boetsch for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Rafael Natal at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Maine native discusses how he has gotten Boetsch ready for his opponent Natal: “I know I’m a more well-rounded striker than Natal. I’m not the world-class…

November 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13-fight card will get going with preliminary card action on UFC Fight Pass…

January 10th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 138 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests while Jeremy Klump co-hosts. First we’re joined by Ed Herman, who moves up to light heavyweight to fight Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17th. Then we’re joined by ONE Championship President & CEO Victor Cui to discuss the…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 68. Surprises Dan Henderson – After losing five of his last six fights and getting knocked out in a minute by Gegard Mousasi, I really thought Dan Henderon was done, but he showed with a blistering first-round KO over Tim…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 68 was, quite simply, one of the best UFC events I have ever watched. It totally blew away my expectations, and at the end of it I felt good to a fan of MMA again. Let’s start with the preliminary card. The opening fight of the Fight Pass prelims was surprising, as…

June 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC Fight Night 68 prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Ben Rothwell wins by submission (+1000)/Rothwell wins in round 1 (+450) In the co-main event, Ben Rothwell picked…

June 6th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 68. 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. Tim Boetsch vs. Yushin Okami – UFC 144 Upcoming Bout: Tim Boetsch…

June 5th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 68 middleweight Tim Boestch as he prepares for his upcoming main event tomorrow night (June 6, 2015) against Dan Henderson at the Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, Louisiana. The UFC veteran expects to have a youth advantage for the first time in a while, but he…

June 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 68 is a five-round middleweight bout between Tim Boetsch and Dan Henderson. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Boetsch is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Henderson is a +165 underdog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Boetsch…

June 3rd, 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 UFC Fight Night 68 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts….

May 30th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

When Jon Jones was removed from UFC 187 and stripped of the light heavyweight title due to his hit-and-run accident, it created a domino effect with some upcoming cards, and nowhere can that be seen more than on UFC Fight Night 68. The main event for this card is now tentatively penciled in as the…

May 29th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 68: Boetsch vs. Henderson Date: June 6, 2015 Location: New Orleans, Louisiana Venue: Smoothie King Center Broadcast: FS1 UFC Middleweight Tim Boetsch Tim Boetsch (18-8) has long been a guy who has been counted out by bettors, but with a 9-7 record in the UFC he’s performed better than expectations for the most…

May 5th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 68 has a new main event, and fans in Louisiana aren’t likely to be too happy about it. UFC FN 68, which takes place June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, was supposed to be headlined by Daniel Cormier taking on Ryan Bader in a five-round light heavyweight bout. But…

March 2nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of exciting fights for upcoming spring fight cards, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll list the new bouts and give my thoughts on them. Sean Spencer vs. Mike Pyle, UFC 187 A welterweight matchup between Sean Spencer and Mike Pyle is the latest addition to UFC 187, which is…

January 28th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 middleweight Tim Boetsch about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against Thales Leites at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime UFC veteran knows Leites possesses a terrific ground game, but he’s expecting the Brazilian to continue his recent…

January 28th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Thales Leites (-475) vs Tim Boetsch (+380) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 183 main card will be featuring a middleweight contest between a pair of veterans in the form of Thales Leites and Tim Boetsch, with Leites being a…

October 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Four new UFC bouts were announced in the last 24 hours, and for Wednesday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Richie Vaculik vs. Louis Smolka, UFC Fight Night 55 Neil Seery is out of his upcoming fight against Richie Vaculik at UFC Fight Night 55 and Vaculik will…

August 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 47 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 1-2 for -2.575 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 47: 1-2, -2.575 units Wins: 2.5u: Ross Pearson (-130) Losses: 2.5u: Nolan Ticman (+130), Parlay of Alvey/Watson OVER 2.5 Rounds (-205) with Boetsch/Tavares OVER 2.5…

August 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 47 Date: August 16, 2014 Arena: Cross Insurance Center City: Bangor, Maine UFC Fight Night 47 will be live from Bangor, Maine for the first time in UFC history this Saturday night at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1 with a six-fight main card to be headlined by a five round welterweight…

August 15th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 47 middleweight Tim Boetsch as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Brad Tavares this Saturday (August 16, 2014) at the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine. The former top 10-ranked middleweight has been in a rough patch as of late, but he’s hoping that…

April 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 172 came and went, delivering one of the most entertaining cards of the first quarter of 2014. Now that the event has concluded, we are left with some match-up possibilities to consider. Here are my matchmaking predictions for some of the winners of the evening… ”The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi vs John “The Bull”…

April 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here are the three surprises and the three disappointments from UFC 172. Surprises Anthony Johnson — In his return to the Octagon, Anthony Johnson beat Phil Davis fair and square with a three-round…

April 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC 172 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Jon Jones wins by decision (+309)/Jones wins by unanimous decision (+370) UFC light heavyweight…

April 25th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 172 middleweight Luke Rockhold as he prepares for his main card bout on Saturday night (April 26, 2014) against Tim Boetsch at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The American Kickboxing Academy fighter has a certain swagger about him and he’s not afraid to offer a retort when…

April 25th, 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…

April 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 172 Date: April 26, 2014 Arena: Baltimore Arena City: Baltimore, MD Middleweight bout: Luke Rockhold (-900) vs Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch (+600) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 172 will feature a middleweight contest between Luke Rockhold and Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch. Rockhold is a huge favorite in this spot at -900 ($900…

April 23rd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 172 middleweight Tim Boetsch as he prepares for his main card bout on Saturday night (April 26, 2014) against Luke Rockhold at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The Matt Hume-trained fighter knows he has a tall task ahead of him in the former Strikeforce champion Rockhold, but…

April 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 172 is a three-round middleweight bout between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Rockhold as a -800 favorite (bet $800 to win $100) while Boetsch is a +550 underdog (bet $100 to win…

February 4th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Rumble is back. UFC president Dana White today announced that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has returned to the UFC as a light heavyweight and in his first fight back with the promotion he will take on Phil Davis at UFC 172. This is an excellent matchup between two very athletic 205ers and the winner will be…

October 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 166 middleweight Tim Boetsch as he prepares for his featured preliminary card bout tonight (Oct. 19, 2013) against C.B. Dollaway at The Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. The Matt Hume-trained fighter has not had ideal performances the last two times out, losing to both Costa Philippou and Mark…

October 18th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 166 Date: Octber 19, 2013 Arena: Toyota Center City: Houston TX Lightweight bout: Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch (-170) vs CB “The Doberman” Dollaway (+140) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the UFC 166 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 is a middleweight match-up between two hard-nosed American wrestlers in the Matt Hume-trained fighter, Tim “The Barbarian” Boetsch…

October 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This weekend Houston, Texas will play host to one of the best events the UFC has put on all year. UFC 166 features top level talent all through the main card and preliminary fights, and is topped off by the trilogy fight between heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez and former champ Junior dos Santos. While the…

October 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

5Dimes Sportsbook has opened up a number of interesting prop bets for the UFC 166 card, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve decided to recommend five that I think have a good chance of cashing. Without further ado, here they are. Tim Boetsch/CB Dollaway Doesn’t Go The Distance (-140) In the main event of…

September 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on Wednesday announced a ton of new fights. Here’s my initial thoughts on all of them. Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown, UFC on FOX 9 The biggest fight announcement of the bunch is a welterweight bout at UFC on FOX 9 between No. 3-ranked Carlos Condit and the surging Matt Brown, who has…

August 8th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today added a featherweight bout between Charles Oliveira and Estevan Payan to the upcoming UFC 166 card, according to a report from Jeremy Botter of The Houston Chronicle. The bout will be added to the preliminary card of UFC 166, one of the most stacked events the UFC has offered up all year. The…

July 29th, 2013
Miguel

This week, the UFC started to announce the supporting matches for the UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th in Houston, Texas. The main event of Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos 3 has been set for a while, and that Heavyweight title bout sits with Velasquez at (-215) with the comeback on Junior at…

July 24th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Three barnburner type matchups have been added to UFC 166, making this, on paper, one of the most stacked cards of the year and one of the most stacked cards the UFC has put on in recent time. Last night, ESPN.com reported that a middleweight matchup between Tim Boetsch and Luke Rockhold will take place…

July 10th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 166 card scheduled for October 19th at the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will feature a welterweight clash between Hector Lombard and Nate Marquardt. Lombard will be testing the waters at 170 lbs after going 1-2 as a Middleweight, while Marquardt is on a two fight skid, so both men are in desperate…

July 5th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 162 July 6, 2013 Middleweights: Tim Boetsch vs. Mark Munoz By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: In the second fight of the main card we have two guys that were making runs at middleweight contender status until they both got derailed with recent losses. Only one can rally their way back up the ladder,…

July 5th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 162: July 6, 2013 MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Tim Boetsch (-120) Profile: Tim Boetsch (16-5) is in his second stint in the UFC and has been much more successful than the first, posting a 5-2 mark, including 4-1 at middleweight. The 32-year-old made his UFC debut at…

July 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

You never know until fight night, but as far as I’m concerned, UFC 162 is the best pay-per-view the UFC has put together all year long. In the main event of the evening we have a fight that has been the talk of the combat sports world for the last year, as up-and-comer Chris Weidman finally…

June 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas this week unveiled four new lines for future fights on 5Dimes Sportsbook. Two of the four new lines are from the upcoming UFC 162 card, while there’s one from each UFC 165 and UFC 166. Here are the odds for the new lines and my analysis of each of them: UFC…

June 11th, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was revealed today by Spike TV president Kevin Ka that Bellator is going to move back to Friday nights for its upcoming season, which commences this September. The news, which was broke by Loretta Hunt of SportsIllustrated.com, is very disappointing for most mixed martial arts fans out there as it means a series of…

June 2nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

I hate sounding pessimistic, because I’d like to consider myself a pretty optimistic guy, but UFC 161 really seems like the disaster that was UFC 149 all over again. Last summer, the UFC went through an injury epidemic and the card that was most affected by it was UFC 149, which was the UFC’s first…

December 29th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Costa Philippou (-130) Profile: Following an unsuccessful attempt at making a team on The Ultimate Fighter 11, Constantinos “Costa” Philippou (11-2) was still able to make it to the UFC as a late replacement to fight Nick Catone at UFC 128. Although he lost…

September 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 155: December 29, 2012 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Middleweight Contender Chris Weidman (-355) Profile: Chris Weidman (9-0) is 5-0 in the UFC and earned an impressive knockout victory over Mark Munoz in his last fight at UFC on FUEL TV 4. His other bouts in the UFC resulted in first-round submissions of Tom Lawlor…

September 14th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Hosts Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate are joined by Lead MMA Writer Case Keefer from the Las Vegas Sun and Fight Analytics Specialist Reed Kuhn from Fightnomics.com to break odds on the upcoming UFC 155, Strikeforce Oklahoma City, and UFC on FX 6 MMA events.

July 17th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 149: July 21, 2012 Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada UFC Middleweight Contender Hector Lombard (-310) Profile: Hector Lombard (31-2-1) will be making his UFC debut as the reigning middleweight world champion with the Bellator Fighting Championships. The 34-year-old Cuban has a fourth-degree black belt in Judo and was originally slated to make his first…

July 9th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC Flyweight Title Opening Odds: Joseph Benavidez (-280) vs Demetrious Johnson (+210)

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