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April 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Kelvin Gastelum flagged by USADA for marijuana, off UFC 212 card Kelvin Gastelum has tested positive for marijuana metabolites by USADA and has been removed from his UFC 212 co-main event fight against Anderson Silva. Gastelum (14-2) is coming off a first-round TKO over Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 106 and has won three straight fights. Here’s the…

March 5th, 2017
Gabe Killian

MMAOddsBreaker.com‘s Fight of the Month for February 2017 goes to UFC heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne at UFC Fight Night 105 on February 19th. Browne looked to be in control in the early going of this main event heavyweight contest scheduled for five rounds. He hurt Lewis with kicks to the body, but “The Black…

February 22nd, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of…

February 21st, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was back in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada last Sunday (February 19, 2017) for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne, where five of 11 bouts ended inside the distance. The night of action is now in our rear view, so let’s take a look…

February 19th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time in promotional history this Sunday (February 19, 2017) with UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne. The 11-fight card is set…

February 17th, 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 main event of UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, as Travis Browne takes on Derrick Lewis in a Top 15 heavyweight clash. Travis Browne (Record:…

February 17th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 105: Lewis vs. Browne Date: February 19, 2017 Arena: Scotiabank Centre City: Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada Heavyweight bout: Derrick Lewis (-110) vs Travis Browne (-110) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax will be a five-round heavyweight tilt between Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis and Travis “Hapa”…

September 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem Date: September 10, 2016 Arena: Quicken Loans Arena City: Cleveland, OH Heavyweight bout: Fabricio Werdum (-205) vs Travis “Hapa” Browne (+188) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 203 on Pay Per View will be a heavyweight showdown between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and the Hawaiian Travis “Hapa”…

September 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Event: UFC 203 Date: September 10, 2016 Location: Cleveland, Ohio Venue: Quicken Loans Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum After long being viewed as a supremely gifted grappler who was limited on the feet, Fabricio Werdum turned a corner once he was given a second chance in the UFC. He already had…

August 12th, 2016
James Lynch

Ben Rothwell off UFC 203 due to injury, Fabricio Werdum finds new opponent  MMAJunkie reported Thursday that heavyweight Ben Rothwell is off UFC 203 due to a knee injury.  As a result, the UFC has found a replacement for former heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, and it’s a familiar foe in Travis Browne, who Werdum last defeated in the main…

March 17th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall scheduled for UFC 198 Per MMA Fighting, Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall middleweight bout is being targeted for UFC 198 in Brazil. Silva (33-7, 1 NC) is coming off somewhat of a controversial unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84 last month. Prior to that Silva had beaten Nick Diaz…

March 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor drops in on fan’s apartment  Video leaked yesterday shows Conor McGregor surprising a superfan of his. This stemmed from an episode of UFC Embedded where McGregor was driving, only to see a cardboard cutout of himself and an Irish flag on a nearby apartment balcony. McGregor ended up crashing the fan’s apartment and TMZ has the video…

January 21st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

It’s rare for The MMA Analysis to do a recap of a Fight Night card with nothing to preview, but UFC Fight Night 81 was no ordinary card. The event saw the UFC re-crown Dominick Cruz as bantamweight champion, concluding one of the greatest stories in MMA history. Listen in as Lance, Jay, Brad, and…

January 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 81: Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw video highlights   Urijah Faber scored the main event for Dominick Cruz, demands trilogy bout UFC Fight Night 81: Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis video highlights   UFC Fight Night 81: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione video highlights   Jedrzejczyk, Gadelha rematch on July 8 and announced as…

October 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Somewhere along the way, Uriah Hall and Donald Cerrone must have switched bodies, because Hall has been acting very much like ‘Cowboy’ in terms of his fight bookings lately. After Roan Carneiro pulled out of his scheduled fight with Gegard Mousasi little more than a month out, Hall stepped in to take the fight. As…

August 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with elite MMA grappling coach Ricky Lundell about former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir’s recent main event victory over Todd Duffee at UFC Fight Night 71 at the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego, California. The talented grappler takes on different roles with multiple different fighters from Mir to Carlos…

June 2nd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC heavyweight Shawn “The Savage” Jordan looks to extend his winning streak to three straight on Saturday when he faces off against Derrick Lewis, in a rematch, at UFC Fight Night 68 in New Orleans. The former LSU fullback spoke to MMAOddsBreaker on Episode 107 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” and discussed a variety of topics.  …

May 21st, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 187 heavyweight Daniel Cormier as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) against Andrei Arlovski at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented heavyweight understands that he has a relationship with Arlovski, but that won’t stop him from…

May 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts is a three-round heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Andrei Arlovski. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Browne is a -450 favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while Arlovski is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Browne at -405 and…

May 20th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight bout: Andrei Arlovski (+360) vs Travis Browne (-450) Fight Breakdown: Saturday’s UFC 187 main card on Pay-Per-View will be featuring a heavyweight tilt between Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski and Travis “Hapa” Browne, with Arlovski currently a +360 ($100 to…

December 7th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

12 years, 6 months, and 27 days. That was the amount of time between Robbie Lawler making his UFC debut (a decision victory over Aaron Riley on May 10th, 2002) and finally capturing UFC gold. Lawler winning a belt was something that up until a year ago nobody had seriously considered. He was a fashionable…

December 5th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 181. 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: Johny Hendricks vs. Carlos Condit – UFC 158 Upcoming Bout: Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie…

December 5th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 181 heavyweight Travis Browne as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Brendan Schaub this Saturday night (Dec. 6, 2014) at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented heavyweight switched up his camp to train under Edmond Tarverdyan after his tough loss to…

December 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC 181 card. And for the first time ever, the 1st place prize for our FREEROLL is $50! If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try…

November 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 181 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Brendan Schaub. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Browne is a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Schaub is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

November 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas recently released the full preliminary card betting odds for UFC 181 at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a preview of the evening’s six-fight preliminary card. Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera The main event of the preliminary card is a bantamweight bout between Urijah Faber and Francisco Rivera. Faber opened at -405 with Rivera at +285, and now…

November 25th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

MMA bettors get a rare week off, as the last weekend before November features no cards with betting lines. That will be rectified during the first week of December however, as Invicta, RFA, KSW, and perhaps even ONE FC will all have betting lines posted. Of course, the gem of the entire weekend will be…

November 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s winter schedule looks phenomenal, and UFC 181 should get it off to quite the start. The event is headlined by the rematch of 2013 fight of the year candidate, as Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler meet for the welterweight title again. The event features a second title bout, as Anthony Pettis puts his…

September 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A huge heavyweight fight has been added to the UFC’s December pay-per-view card. The UFC today announced that Travis Browne will take on Brendan Schaub at UFC 181, which is set for Dec. 6 at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV. The event is headlined by a five-round title fight between UFC middleweight…

April 20th, 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 on FOX 11. Surprises Fabricio Werdum — He’s had some big upset wins in his career, but Fabricio Werdum’s unanimous decision…

April 20th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While the UFC on Fox 11 card didn’t deliver the type of all-time violence some had projected, it was still a highly entertaining event for the organization on the big network. One title contender was definitively crowned, while a few others made very strong cases for themselves over the course of the 13-fight event. In…

April 20th, 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 11 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Fabricio Werdum wins by five-round decision (+730)/Werdum wins by unanimous decision (+1020)…

April 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 11 took place tonight at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, and the event was pretty fantastic from top to bottom as it featured a number of back-and-forth bouts as well as a number of sweet finishes. Overall, nine favorites scored while four underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for UFC on FOX…

April 19th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with elite grappling instructor Ricky Lundell, who prepared UFC on Fox 11 headliner Travis Browne for his heavyweight number one contender bout tonight (April 19, 2014) against Fabricio Werdum at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The incredibly respected Brazilian jiu-jitsu and wrestling expert has been spending a significant amount…

April 19th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC on Fox 11 today (April 19, 2014) which…

April 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC on FOX 11 is a five-round heavyweight bout between Travis “Hapa” Browne and Fabricio “Vai Cavalo” Werdum. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Browne a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Werdum is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

April 19th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA analysis: The Premium OddsCast. Our UFC on Fox 11 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for entire fight cards in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

April 18th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 11 heavyweight Travis Browne as he prepares for his main event bout tomorrow night (April 19, 2014) against Fabricio Werdum at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The talented and powerful heavyweight knows he has his work cut out for him when it comes to Fabricio…

April 18th, 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 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 11 Date: April 18, 2014 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL Heavyweight bout: Fabricio Werdum (+170) vs Travis “Hapa” Browne (-200) Gabe’s Prediction: I think this fight is going to end early, either by Browne knocking Werdum out, or Werdum securing a submission. If that happens, it will likely be off his…

April 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Yesterday, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for all of the televised bouts taking place at the UFC on Fox 11 card this Saturday in Orlando, Florida. There are an additional three fights on the card that will be airing only on UFC Fight Pass, and those lines were opened today at 5Dimes…

April 16th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

After we get to watch 13 fights on Wednesday night in the TUF Nations Finale, the Octagon will be in Orlando, Florida for UFC on Fox 11, headlined by a heavyweight #1 contender’s match between Travis Browne and Fabricio Werdum. The other three fights on the Fox portion of the card are all very interesting…

April 13th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 48 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Titan FC CEO Jeff Aronson (@JAronsonTitanFC) to talk about his upcoming event on April 25th. As well MFC middleweight champion Sam Alvey (@smilensam) joins us to discuss his upcoming bout against Wes Swofford at MFC 40. The Big Three 1) Roy Nelson KOs Antonio…

April 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC ON FOX 11: WERDUM VS. BROWNE Date: April 19, 2014 Location: Orlando, FL Venue: Amway Center Broadcast: FOX UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne (-210) Travis Browne (16-1-1) has staked his claim in the UFC heavyweight division as a legitimate contender with a 9-1-1 record since arriving in the Octagon in 2010. He has knockout wins over the vast…

January 6th, 2014
Miguel

With his UFC 168 victory over veteran star Josh Barnett, Travis Browne sent a message to the UFC’s Heavyweight division that he was ready to assume the mantle of number one contender. Browne took just one minute to elbow Barnett into oblivion as the ‘Warmaster’ looked to clinch early in the fight. Barnett was a…

December 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 168 can be summed up in one word: unthinkable. So much crazy stuff happened last night that I am still trying to wrap my head around all of it. I mean, who expected the main event to end like that? Sure, many — including myself — were picking Chris Weidman to once against defeat…

December 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 168 took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and the event proved to be a perfect end to one of the craziest years in MMA, as it featured a number of high-profile finishes before a main event that ended with one of the most gruesome finishes in MMA history. Overall, six favorites cashed, while five…

December 28th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 168 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the host of the At Odds MMA Show joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Middleweight Title Bout (c) Chris Weidman vs….

December 28th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 168 heavyweight Travis Browne as he prepares for his main card bout tonight (Dec. 28, 2013) against Josh Barnett at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The native Hawaiian is coming off the biggest victory of his career, and he knows exactly what to expect…

December 26th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 168 Date: December 28, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. Heavyweight bout: Travis “Happa” Browne (+165) vs “The Warmaster” Josh Barnett (-190) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 168 on Pay Per View will feature a heavyweight war between the always tough Hawaiian Travis “Hapa” Browne and “The Warmaster”…

December 25th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the featured attractions at UFC 168 is a heavyweight fight between Josh “The Warmaster” Barnett and Travis “Hapa” Browne. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Barnett as a -190 betting favorite (bet $190 to win $100), while Browne is a +165 underdog (bet $100 to win $165). MMA oddsmaker…

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