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December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Strawweight Randa Markos (5-2) discusses her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17 on Dec. 19th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Randa also discusses also talks about a variety of other topics including – Signing with Octos Management, which also represents Jessica Eye and Stipe Miocic – Moving from Windsor to…

December 15th, 2014
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 TUF 20 Finale prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Carla Esparza wins by submission (+700)/Esparza wins in round 3 (+2200)…

December 15th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from the TUF 20 Finale. Surprises Charles Oliveira — Most bettors faded Charles Oliveira after he missed weight by one pound…

December 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This weekend was an interesting one in the two extremes of UFC weight classes. Friday night’s TUF 20 Finale focused almost exclusively on the women’s strawweight division, crowning the first champion at that weight. Saturday things went to the completely opposite end of the spectrum, as heavyweights more than double the size of the women…

December 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The TUF 20 Finale took place Friday night at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the card overall had its moments, with the main card providing quite a bit of excitement for the fans in particular. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds…

November 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter features UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and the first man to challenge his title, Gilbert Melendez as the coaches for eight women’s strawweights who will be competing in a 16-woman bracket for a chance to become the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. The show airs Wednesday nights at…

November 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter features UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and the first man to challenge his title, Gilbert Melendez as the coaches for eight women’s strawweights who will be competing in a 16-woman bracket for a chance to become the first ever UFC women’s strawweight champion. The show airs Wednesday nights at…

September 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 178, The Ultimate Fighter season 20 and Bellator 126 taking place this past week, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we only show…

September 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 52, Bellator 124 and World Series of Fighting 13 taking place this past weekend, the MMAOddsBreaker rankings were bound to get shaken up. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Brian Hemminger (@BrianHemminger) and Brad Taschuk (@BradTaschuk) have taken over the reigns of the rankings, which are updated after nearly every UFC event. As always, we…

February 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHT: ANTHONY PETTIS VS. GILBERT MELENDEZ Date: December 2014 Location: Unknown Broadcast: Unknown UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis (-185) Profile: The last WEC lightweight champion and the creator of the “Showtime Kick,” Anthony Pettis (17-2) is one of the most exciting and interesting fighters to come around in a long time. A Duke Roufus pupil, Pettis…

February 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Gilbert Melendez isn’t going anywhere. The UFC yesterday announced they have matched Bellator’s contract offer to the top-ranked lightweight fighter, and now, not only will Melendez be staying in the UFC, he will also be getting the next 155lb title shot as he takes on champion Anthony Pettis in December for the UFC lightweight championship….

December 12th, 2013
Adam Martin.

After weeks of rumors, the UFC yesterday officially announced the introduction of the women’s strawweight (115 lbs) division to the biggest MMA promotion in the world. UFC president Dana White, who broke the news via media conference call, revealed that Invicta FC has assigned 11 fighters to the UFC, and a total of 16 strawweights…