tony ferguson

October 6th, 2018
MMA OddsBreaker

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 28 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…

October 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Tony Ferguson Age: 34 Nationality: American MMA Record: 23-3 UFC Record: 13-1 Notable Wins: Kevin Lee, Rafael Dos Anjos, Edson Barboza, Josh Thomson Notable Losses: Michael Johnson Last Fight: Submission win over Kevin Lee Fighter Profile: A former Ultimate Fighter winner, Ferguson is one of the most complete lightweights on the UFC roster. A joy…

October 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 229 takes place Saturday, October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the full card, and here they are. UFC 229 Opening Odds Khabib Nurmagomedov -185Conor McGregor +155 Tony Ferguson -265Anthony Pettis +185 Alexander Volkov -185Derrick Lewis +145 Dominick Reyes -165Ovince Saint-Preux +125 Michelle…

March 30th, 2017
Jay Primetown

A quarter of the way into 2017, and there have already been some memorable moments. Jay Primetown gives his picks for the most memorable moments in the UFC during the first three months of 2017. Biggest Moment: The Fight That Didn’t Happen The biggest moment in the first quarter of 2017 was in fact the…

March 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Khabib Nurmagomedov releases statement after withdrawing from UFC 209 After pulling out of Saturday’s UFC 209 matchup with Tony Ferguson due to “weight management issues” Khabib Nurmagomedov posted an update via his Instagram account.. “Whoever you are or whatever you do, you’ll get only what God prescribed for you. AlhamduliLlah for everything God gifted me…

March 4th, 2017
Matty

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with UFC 209 this Saturday (March 4, 2017). The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA oddsmaker previewed the main and co-main events, featuring a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron Woodley and top contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Trigg and…

February 28th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (March 4, 2017) with UFC 209: Woodley vs. Thompson II. The action-packed fight card is stacked with 12 scheduled bouts that are set to kick off with preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. ET….

February 27th, 2017
James Lynch

Fighters predict the interim UFC lightweight title fight between Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson. Click below to see who picked who… Aiemann Zahabi – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Eric Spicely – UFC middleweight – 00:00:32 Mike ‘Biggie’ Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight champion – 00:01:00 Gerald Meerschaert – UFC middleweight – 00:01:12 Jeremy Kennedy –…

February 27th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

While it may not do blockbuster business, next weekend’s UFC 209 is a massive card for hardcore MMA fans. Headlined by a pair of very intriguing title fights, the card also features plenty of fan favorites, and several of the more highly regarded prospects on the roster at the moment. The main event will be…

February 27th, 2017
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC welterweight title fight rematch between champ Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson. Click below to see who picked who…   Randy Brown – UFC welterweight – 00:00:09 Adam Milstead – UFC heavyweight – 00:00:17 Aiemann Zahabi – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:48 Mike Biggie Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight champion – 00:00:59…

January 13th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

With several title fights recently announced for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), it’s time to get back to work. Taking place in just about a month and a half, UFC 209 will feature not one, but two title fights as welterweight champion Tyron Woodley rematches Stephen Thompson and an interim lightweight title will be decided between…

January 13th, 2017
James Lynch

Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson set for interim 155 title fight at UFC 209  UFC officials announced Thursday that Tony Ferguson will face Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight title at UFC 209. With lightweight champion Conor McGregor (21-3) not expected to return to action until mid-2017, the promotion add interim belt to the equation. Ferguson (22-3) heads into this matchup…

January 3rd, 2017
Matty

Khabib Nurmagomedov offers Tony Ferguson $200,000 to fight him So far in 2017, a few high-profile UFC fighters seem to be taking it into their own hands — and mouths — to try to make some blockbuster matchups happen even if the organization has yet to approve them. Nothing has been formally planned out past…

December 20th, 2016
Matty

I may not be the biggest fan of Ronda Rousey, but I am a fan nonetheless. If you know her story and dedication to the sport of MMA, it is very hard not to be, especially after reading Ramona Shelburne’s article about Rousey’s return to the Octagon following a hiatus of more than a year when…

November 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Mexico City, Mexico with UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to wager on these props were available at 5Dimes…

November 6th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 181 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap UFC Fight Night 98, discuss Ronda Rousey’s potential retirement after UFC 207 and we preview UFC 205 in New York. The Big Four with Ian Parker (CageHero, Founder)  1) Tony Ferguson defeats Rafael Dos Anjos. How’d you score the fight? What’s next…

November 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the UFC Fight Night 98 lightweight headliner Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Tony Ferguson. Click below to see who picked who. Jimmie Rivera – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Belal Muhammad – UFC welterweight – 00:00:16 Peter & Max Barrett – Cage Titan LW & BW – 00:00:24 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:00:42 Mike De La Torre –…

November 3rd, 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 98 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in…

November 3rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis welcomes a new co-host to the show this week, as Wes Colvin (@TruUKFan) joins the crew to break down UFC Fight Night 98 and Bellator 163. After a little hiatus due to the UFC’s break, expect all the Analysis you can handle in the coming weeks, fans. Listen Here: Consensus Bet: Parlay:…

October 31st, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson Date: November 5, 2016 Arena: Mexico City Arena City: Mexico City, Mexico The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make its return to Mexico City, Mexico with UFC Fight Night 98: Dos Anjos vs. Ferguson this Saturday, November 8th. The 13-fight card is set to kick…

October 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After one of the longer breaks of the year, the Octagon will return to Mexico City for UFC Fight Night 98. The main event is a bout that could have easily been for the UFC lightweight title just a couple of months ago. However, after former champion Rafael dos Anjos lost his belt to Eddie…

September 13th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Now that the NFL season has kicked off, with the NBA and NHL just around the corner as well, it’s time for the Octagon to embark on its annual fall world tour. Stops this year include Brasilia (September 24th), Manchester (October 8th), Manila (October 15th), Mexico City (November 5th), a two-event day on November 19th…

August 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

As first reported by MMA Fighting last night, Tony Ferguson will get his shot at Rafael dos Anjos later this fall. Ferguson had been campaigning for a shot against RDA, although it will have to come after dos Anjos lost his title to Eddie Alvarez this past July. Ferguson is currently riding an eight-fight winning…

July 12th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This week the MMA Analysis crew had a big task. Not only did they need to recap the three events to take place during international fight week, but also preview a card headlined by JOHN LINEKER and fraught with important philosophical MMA questions. Do rhyming names have the same power as two first names? Will…

June 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 202 in August  Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit makes his return in August and will take on submission ace Demian Maia. UFC officials made the announcement on Tuesday. Condit (30-9) hasn’t fought since a split decision loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 195. Prior to that,…

June 28th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Chiesa injured, Tony Ferguson needs new opponent for UFC Fight Night 91 Lightweight  Michael Chiesa (14-2) has been forced to withdraw from UFC Fight Night 91 due to a back injury. UFC officials confirmed the news on Monday. Here’s what he had to say in a Facebook post. I found out today I have a fully ruptured…

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 87: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso highlights     Michael Chiesa vs. Tony Ferguson official as UFC Fight Night 91 headliner  UFC officials announced Sunday during the UFC…

May 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Michelle Ingels and Paulina Indara of Perfecting Athletes® talk about the safe way of weight cutting in MMA during a “1 on 2” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Michelle & Paulina also talk about how they came together to form Perfecting Athletes®, some of the major mistakes in weight cutting and their work with clients like Chris…

April 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Tony Ferguson injured, fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov scrapped for UFC on FOX 19  MMAJunkie reports that Tony Ferguson is out of his fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov due to injury and the matchup has been pulled from the card. With the injury news, Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira now becomes a five-round fight and is the card’s new main event….

January 28th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC on Fox 19, which takes place later this spring (April 16, 2016) at a yet to be determined venue and location. The event will be headlined by a lightweight clash between top contenders Tony Ferguson and…

January 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson headline UFC 196, which now airs on FOX Sports 1 With injuries to headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced Wednesday that the UFC 196 PPV has been moved to FS1. In addition, welterweights Johny Hendricks and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson have been elevated to the main event, which will be…

December 10th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale is an exciting lightweight contest between #6 ranked Edson Barboza and #7 ranked Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson. Both fighters are inching closer to a title shot and will try to make a statement that they belong in the upper tier of the UFC’s lightweight division.  …

December 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea at The Comsmopolitan 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…

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…

August 22nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Friday saw the announcement of a fantastic fight between two of the fastest rising contenders in the UFC’s lightweight division. That bout of course is between Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Both men have competed 22 times professionally, with Nurmagomedov emerging victorious in each of his appearances, while Ferguson has racked up a 19-3 record….

July 16th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 71. The Surprises Frank Mir — The main event saw Mir KO Todd Duffee in devastating fashion in the very first round. Mir looked great in this fight. His power was huge, his chin held up, and with two-straight wins, he’s…

July 16th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC Fight Night 71 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. Frank Mir wins by T/KO (+415)/Mir wins in round 1 (+350) The main event of the evening featured one…

July 16th, 2015
Adam Martin.

As the third UFC event in a five-day stretch, there weren’t high expectations placed on UFC Fight Night 71. Most fans already got their fix from UFC 189 and the TUF 21 Finale, and to most, this card felt like a bunch of scrap “leftover” fights that didn’t make it to the two Vegas cards….

July 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 71 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Josh Thomson. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Thomson is a +165 underdog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ferguson at…

July 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

As if UFC 189 and the TUF 21 Finale on back-to-back nights wasn’t enough, the UFC will only go two days without an event before UFC Fight Night 71 kicks off from Sand Diego on Wednesday night. The 13-fight event looks to be more high-profile than the average fight night card, and the matchups appear…

March 31st, 2015
Adam Martin.

Two huge fights were announced by the UFC on Monday, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on both bouts. Glover Teixeira vs. Alexander Gustafsson, UFC Fight Night 69 The main event of UFC Fight Night 69 will be a five-round fight between top light heavyweight contenders Alexander Gustafsson and Glover…

February 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 184 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Gleison Tibau. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Tibau is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ferguson at…

February 26th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 184 Date: 02/28/15 Arena: Staples Center City: Los Angeles, CA Lightweight bout: Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson (-220) vs Gleison Tibau (+180) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action going for UFC 184’s Pay Per View card will be a lightweight contest between a couple of 31-year olds looking to crack the division’s top-15 in Tony “El…

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…

January 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the last 24 hours, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on these new matches. Yancy Medeiros vs. Tony Ferguson, UFC 184 A lightweight bout between rising contenders Yancy Medeiros and Tony Ferguson has been added to UFC 184, which takes place February…

November 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 181 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Abel Trujillo. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Trujillo is a +210 underdog (bet $100 to win $210). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two of the best featherweight fighters on the planet will throw down this fall, with a possible title shot on the line. The UFC yesterday announced that Frankie Edgar will take on Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, which is set for November 22 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin,…

September 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 was live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA this past weekend (August 30, 2014) with an eight-fight card, including a five-fight main card on Pay Per View that resulted in four finishes. After much trouble and bad luck, the final result was one to be satisfied with, as every fight on…

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 &…

August 30th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC 177 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had another winning night, going  1-0 for +3.5 units overall. Premium UFC 177: 1-0 +3.5 units Wins: 3.5u: Chris Wade (-125) Losses: none Free Bets: 1-0 +2.12 units Wins: 2u: Parlay of Tony Ferguson (-270) with Carlos Diego Ferreira (-200) at +106…

August 30th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA UFC 177 will be live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA for the second time in eight months with an eight-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. If interested…

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