tim means

March 22nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in London, England last Saturday (March 18, 2017) for UFC Fight Night 107: Anderson vs. Manuwa. It was an interesting night of scraps that saw only four of 11 bouts end inside the distance. The night of scraps is now in our rear view, so let’s take a…

March 11th, 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 the opening fight of the main card of UFC Fight Night 106 as American Tim “Dirty Bird” Means takes on Brazilian Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira. This is a rematch…

March 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2017 Arena: Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste City: Fortaleza, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum. The 12-fight main card is scheduled to kick…

March 9th, 2017
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 106 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday (March 11, 2017) against Alex Oliveira in Fortaleza, Brazil. “I’ve seen Alex Oliveira say that he’s frustrated and mad because I hit him with an intentional cheap shot and all that. Well, You…

December 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey Date: December 30, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The UFC 207 fight card is stacked with 10 scheduled bouts, with preliminary action getting underway at 6:30 p.m. (ET) on UFC Fight Pass and continuing on FOX Sports 1 at 8 p.m. The main card will be live on…

December 25th, 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 Fight Pass prelim headliner for UFC 207 as American Tim “Dirty Bird” Means takes on Brazilian Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira.   Tim Means (Record: 26-7, -115 Favorite, Fighter…

December 25th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 207 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Friday night (December 30, 2016) against Alex Oliveira at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented veteran is expecting a scrap especially on the inside “I think all of [Alex Oliveira’s] strengths play to my…

December 20th, 2016
Gabe Killian

She’s back! Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey returns from an extended year-long layoff to challenge current champ Amanda “Lionheart” Nunes for the 135-pound gold. The title matchup will take place in the main event of the evening for UFC 207 in Las Vegas on Friday, December 30th, 2016. The UFC 207 fight…

October 19th, 2016
James Lynch

Chael Sonnen vs. Tito Ortiz headlines Bellator 170 on January 21st  MMAjunkie confirmed Tuesday that Chael Sonnen will make his Bellator debut against Tito Ortiz on January 21st. Sonnen (28-14-1) returns to MMA after failing multiple drug tests in the UFC, which prompted his retirement from the sport in 2014. The 39-year-old hasn’t competed since…

August 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 202 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (August 20, 2016) against Sabah Homasi at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The Dirty Bird” is returning from a six month suspension due to a tainted supplement, and he’s got a new…

August 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Conor McGregor show rolls into town in a week and a half (August 20, 2016) for UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irishman’s highly-anticipated rematch against Nate Diaz will headline the card. The odds for that bout were released this past June, and early action has come in on both sides, although with…

August 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Tim Means now faces newcomer Sabah Homasi, Mike Perry faces Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202  Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting reported Tuesday that Titan FC welterweight Sabah Homas will step up on short notice to face Tim Means at UFC 202. Means was initially slated to face Sean Strickland, who was forced off the card due to a knee injury. Homasi (11-5)…

July 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Tim Means (25-7-1) vs. Sean Strickland (18-1-0): UFC 202, August 20, 2016 Fresh off a brief suspension due to what was ruled a tainted supplement, UFC welterweight Tim Means is back in the saddle as he faces red hot Sean Strickland. Means was supposed to fight Donald Cerrone in the main event of a fight…

February 27th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC welterweight Tim Means, who was pulled from the UFC Fight Night 83 main event against Donald Cerrone after failing a pre-fight out of competition drug test. Means gave an interview with his immediate reaction to the positive test three weeks ago, but he’s learned significantly more since then and provided…

February 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Tim Means pulled from UFC Fight Night 83 main event after failed USADA test UFC officials announced Wednesday evening that UFC Fight Night 83 headliner Tim Means has been pulled from a planned from his UFC Fight Night 83 welterweight fight with Donald Cerrone after being notified of a potential anti-doping policy violation. “It is important to note that, under…

February 4th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC welterweight Tim Means, who was pulled from his UFC Fight Night 83 main event against Donald Cerrone due to a failed USADA test for low levels of Ostarine. The “Dirty Bird” was preparing for the first main event of his UFC career before the positive test, and he’s flummoxed…

January 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including a surprising upcoming main event for UFC Fight Night 82, which takes place next month (February 21, 2016) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The event will be headlined by a welterweight clash between recent lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and rising contender…

January 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic will get the next UFC heavyweight title shot After heavyweight Stipe Miocic knocked out Andrei Arlovski in the first round Saturday night at UFC 195, UFC President Dana White announced that the Ohio based fighter will get the next heavyweight title shot. “Who the hell was going to say no to him?” White…

December 8th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 80 Date: December 10, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live from Las Vegas, NV on Thursday, December 10 with UFC Fight Night 80: Namajunas vs Van Zant. The stacked 11 fight card kicks off a three-card UFC weekend and…

December 5th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC welterweight John Howard (23-11) discusses his upcoming fight against Tim Means (24-7-1) at UFC Fight Night 80 on Dec. 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    John also discusses also talks about a variety of other topics including – His win over Cathal Pendred at UFC 189 – His theory as to why Pendred retired from MMA…

September 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC has designs on making the weekend surrounding the Jose Aldo/Conor McGregor featherweight title fight their biggest and busiest ever. Recently they announced that there would be UFC cards held on three consecutive days leading up to UFC 194. Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes are already slated to fill the main event spot of…

July 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 189 is a three-round welterweight bout between Matt Brown and Tim Means. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Brown is a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Means is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Brown at…

July 7th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 189 July 11th, 2015 Welterweight Matchup: Matt Brown vs Tim Means By @fightnomics How stacked does a fight card have to be to see Matt Brown fighting on the prelims? The UFC pulled out the stops for UFC 189, and unassuming fans that might be watching the prelim fights at a bar will certainly…

July 6th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 189 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his preliminary card main event against Matt Brown this weekend (July 11, 2015) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Arizona-based fighter is on a solid win streak and he knows this fight will likely be the…

June 28th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 111 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we welcome UFC welterweight Tim Means who takes on Matt Brown on July 11th at UFC 189.  Then we welcome MMAJunkie’s Showdown Joe to talk about his career in the MMA industry. Finally we welcome journalist…

April 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 189 continues to get more and more stacked by the day. The UFC announced on Tuesday evening that the latest addition to the already-stacked event is a three-round welterweight battle between Matt Brown and Tim Means, a bout that is expected to open up the main pay-per-view card. This is an awesome fight, and…

April 19th, 2015
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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC On FOX 15. Surprises Max Holloway — I figured Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson would be a close fight, but…

April 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment of the column, we will look at UFC On FOX 15. The first fight of the Fight Pass prelims…

April 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets 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’s five crazy UFC On FOX 15 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Max Holloway wins by submission (+915)/Holloway wins in round 3 (+1700)…

April 18th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC on FOX 15 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tim Means and George Sullivan. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Means is a -150 favorite (bet $150 to win $100) while Sullivan is a +130 underdog (bet $100 to win $130). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Means…

April 16th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 15 light heavyweight Patrick Cummins as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (April 18, 2015) against Ovince St. Preux at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The “Dirty Bird” has been on a nice run his last few fights in the…

April 12th, 2015
James Lynch

On our special 100th Episode! Brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our new partners LastWordOnSports.com, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome five great guests. First up  MMA Insider Front Row Brian is back to discuss the business side of MMA. Then we welcome UFC welterweight Tim Means who fights next weekend at UFC on FOX 15…

March 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Two April welterweight matchups had to be switched due to injuries, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on the two new fights. Tim Means vs. George Sullivan, UFC on FOX 15 Due to an injury to Kenny Robertson, Tim Means will step in on short notice to battle George Sullivan…

February 28th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 welterweight Tim Means about his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (February 28, 2015) against Dhiego Lima at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The powerful Arizona-native has hurt his last two opponents early but failed to put them away, and he’s not planning on letting history repeat…

January 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts were announced over the last few days for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list them all and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Dhiego Lima vs. Tim Means, UFC 184 A welterweight matchup between TUF 19 runner-up Dhiego Lima and Tim Means…

December 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 58 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tim Means and Marcio Alexandre Jr. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Means is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Alexandre Jr. is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

December 19th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 58 welterweight Lyoto Machida as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Marcio Alexandre this Saturday night (Dec. 20, 2014) at the Ginásio José Corrêa in Barueri, Brazil. The former lightweight feels at home now that he’s competing at 170 pounds and he’s expecting to defeat…

October 20th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few new matchups were announced over the weekend, and for Monday morning’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll tell you what they were and give my quick thoughts on them. Walt Harris vs. Soa Palelei, UFC Fight Night 55 Due to an injury to Daniel Omielanczuk, the heavyweight bout between he and Soa Palelei at…

July 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Photo Courtesy, Esther Lin – MMAFighting.com 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 on FOX 12. Surprises Bobby Green — In what was the biggest upset of hte…

July 26th, 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 on FOX 12 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Robbie Lawler wins by decision (+492)/ Lawler wins by unanimous decision (+575)…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 12 took place tonight at the SAP Center in San Jose, California, and the card provided a great night of mixed martial arts action for fans of the sport in attendance and those watching on television. Overall, 10 favorites came through while two underdogs score. Here’s a betting recap for UFC on…

July 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC on FOX 12 televised prelims is a three-round lightweight bout between Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal and Daron “The Detroit Superstar” Cruickshank. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Masvidal as a -235 favorite (bet $235 to win $100) while Cruickshank is a +215 underdog (bet $100 to win…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC on FOX 12 is a five-round welterweight bout between “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler and Matt “The Immortal” Brown. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lawler as a -355 favorite (bet $355 to win $100) while Brown is a +320 underdog (bet $100 to win $320). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round featherweight bout between Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez and Clay “The Carpenter” Guida. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bermudez as a -160 favorite (bet $160 to win $100) while Guida is a +140 underdog (bet $100 to win…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout of UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round lightweight bout between Josh “The Punk” Thomson and Bobby “King” Green. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Thomson as a -260 favorite (bet $260 to win $100) while Green is a +220 underdog (bet $100 to win $220). MMA…

July 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round women’s strawweight bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Juliana Carneiro Lima. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Jedrzejczyk as a -280 favorite (bet $280 to win $100) while Lima is a +255 underdog (bet $100 to win $255). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round featherweight bout between “Super” Steven Siler and Noad “Neo” Lahat. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Siler as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Lahat is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims at UFC on FOX 12 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means and Hernani Perpetuo. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Means as a -225 favorite (bet $225 to win $100) while Perpetuo is a +205 underdog (bet $100 to win $205). MMA…

May 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC has announced a number of fresh matchups over the course of this past week and Thursday was no different as four new fight books were revealed for upcoming fight cards. Roger Narvaez vs. Pat Cummins, UFC Fight Night 42 A light heavyweight bout between UFC newcomer Roger Narvaez and Pat Cummins is the…

May 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 40 Date: May 10, 2014 Arena: US Bank Arena City: Cincinnati, OH UFC Fight Night 40 will be live tonight with a 13-fight card from Cincinnati, OH. If interested in wagering on these fights, or any others on this fight card, these lines will be made available to you at 5Dimes Sportsbooks….

May 10th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 40 welterweight Neil Magny as he prepares for his main card bout this Saturday (May 10, 2014) against Tim Means at the US Bank Arena in Cincinnati, Ohio. The lanky 170-pounder has the longest reach in the division by a landslide and he feels it will…

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