tuf 22 finale

December 16th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 82 adds more fights Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro Brunson (14-3) has won three straight fights since his loss to Yoel Romero at UFC Fight Night 35. Carneiro (20-9) has been out the last few months due to injury, but he returns to action off a submission win over Mark Munoz at UFC 184….

December 15th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 83 in London adds a pair of fights  Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones  Pickett (24-11) suffered his third loss in a row when he was knocked out by Thomas Almedia at UFC 189 in July. Briones, (16-5) is coming off decision loss to Cody Garbrandt on that same card at UFC 189. Davey Grant vs. Marlon Vera …

December 13th, 2015
Mike James

“5 Crazy Prop Bets That Cashed Big” is a column 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 Ultimate Fighter Finale 22 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook.   1) Gabriel Gonzaga…

December 13th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 135 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by WSOF bantamweight Josh Hill who talks about his upcoming fight with Bekbulat Magomedov at WSOF 26 on Dec. 18th. After we’re joined by MMA journalist Mike Russell discusses some of the latest stories he’s been working on, including his investigative work…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194 are in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning weekend, going 4-4 on bets for +2.2 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 80: 1-1 +0.5 units Wins: 3 units: Michael Chiesa (-130) Losses: 2.5 units: Andreas Stahl (+185) TUF…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194 are in the books, so how did Mike James’ bets do? Well, Mike James Premium had a losing weekend, going 5-8 on bets for -4.49 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 80: 2-3, -1.8 units Wins: 2 units: Rose Namajunas (+160), 2 units: Sterling/Eduardo under 2.5…

December 12th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at the TUF 22 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com.   Chris Gruetzemacher vs. Abner Lloveras Gruetzemacher: I like his constant pressure and willingness to engage the…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale took place last night (Friday, December 11, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada and was headlined by a featherweight contest between Frankie Edgar and Chad Mendes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while three underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

December 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 80 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down today (December 11, 2015) at the Chealsea inside the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a featherweight main event between Frankie…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan tonight (December 11, 2015). If interested in wagering on these plays, or any plays for this fight card, all betting lines will be made…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan tonight (December 11, 2015). If interested in wagering on these, or any bouts on this fight card, all betting lines will be made available…

December 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2015 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. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve added three new staff members to the our special picks chart this time around. After 38…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Arena: The Chelsea City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 22 Finale will be live from The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan tonigt (December 11, 2015). If interested in wagering on these plays, or any plays for this fight card, all betting lines will be made…

December 10th, 2015
Mike James

The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale’s main card features a well-matched contest between longtime veterans Evan Dunham and Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon. Both fighters are somewhere in the middle of the lightweight pecking order and are trying to put a winning streak together so that they can once again become relevant in the division. Lauzon quickly starched…

December 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Friday night’s (December 11, 2015) TUF 22 FInale event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the featherweight headliner Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes and lightweight co-main event…

December 10th, 2015
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 and Kountermove. Our TUF 22 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

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 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale: “Edgar vs Mendes” takes place today (Thursday, December 10, 2015) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 5:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a featherweight bout between Frankie Edgar and Chad…

December 10th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

TUF 22 Finale December 11th, 2015 Featherweight Matchup: Frankie Edgar vs Chad Mendes By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  Before the long awaited title matchup between the UFC’s top two Featherweights, the #2 and #3 ranked contenders will face off in a high-quality TUF Finale main event that may be flying under the radar given the…

December 10th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The second event in the UFC’s upcoming tripleheader is another TUF finale (this was the McGregor/Faber season, right?), but fear not, as the main event is one of the ten best fights the UFC has put on this year. Former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar and three-time featherweight title challenger Chad Mendes will square off in…

December 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Mike James is in the black following his first four months at MMAOddsBreaker and he’s looking to continue his winning ways with UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194. After losing 0.5 units for UFC Fight Night 79 two weekends ago, James is now up 101.05 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of his premium bets here….

December 8th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of The Ultimate Fighter 22 finale is a tremendous featherweight fight between former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar and former three-time featherweight title challenger Chad “Money” Mendes. The winner of this fight will likely face the winner of the Jose Aldo versus Conor McGregor title unification fight.   Frankie Edgar…

December 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This weekend’s MMA Analysis spans 32 fights, as Lance, Jay, Brad, and (new) Shaun break down UFC Fight Night 80, the TUF 22 Finale, and UFC 194 all in one shot. With so many fights there is an alarming amount of rational breakdown, and disturbing lack of comedy as your co-hosts stay moderately focused across…

December 7th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Jason Knight as he takes on Japanese veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri at the TUF 22 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Jason “The Kid” Knight Hometown: Jackson, Mississippi Age: 23 Height: 5’11” Reach: 71.5” Weight…

December 7th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with TUF 22 Finale’s Joby Sanchez as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout on Friday night (December 11, 2015) against Geane Herrera at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Editor’s note: at the time of the recording of this interview, Sanchez still thought he was competing against Justin Scoggins,…

December 6th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 134 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks who talks about hiring the services of Weight Management Specialist Lou Giorodano. Then UFC strawweight Randa Markos joins the show to talk about her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17…

December 5th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with TUF 22 Finale’s Mike Pierce as he prepares for his upcoming bout on Friday night (December 11, 2015) against Ryan LaFlare at The Chelsea at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime veteran is making his first appearance inside the Octagon in over two years since suffering a knee…

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…

December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Dana White says Ronda Rousey will fight Holly Holm next  UFC president Dana White mentioned on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Thursday that newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm make her first title defence in a rematch against Ronda Rousey. “I think that if we didn’t make the rematch, me and Lorenzo [Fertitta] should probably lose…

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…

September 2nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Event: TUF 22 Finale Date: December 11, 2015 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: TBA Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 UFC Featherweight Contender Frankie Edgar The closest fighter the UFC has to a real-life Rocky Balboa, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (19-4-1) has surprised everyone with his never-say-die attitude and come-from-behind ability that has led him to career-defining…

August 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Well, this one just got interesting. Last week it was reported that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be competing on the TUF 22 Finale, but for some reason the third and ninth ranked lightweights wouldn’t be the main event of the card. That got people wondering what the main event would be, as Nurmagomedov’s…

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….