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October 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 179  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week with there being no UFC events until November 5th. The Big Four 1) GSP announces he’s a free agent. What will actually happen with him? 2) Thoughts on the media’s reactions to the massive UFC…

October 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter features former UFC flyweight title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo as the head coaches for eight 125-pound fighters each. The victor of the tournament will earn a six-figure UFC contract, as well as a shot at Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and his UFC flyweight title. The show airs…

October 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Season 24 of The Ultimate Fighter features former UFC flyweight title challengers Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo as the head coaches for eight 125-pound fighters each. The victor of the tournament will earn a six-figure UFC contract, as well as a shot at Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson and his UFC flyweight title. The show airs…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as The Ultimate Fighter 23 Finale 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 (Friday, July 8, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a strawweight title main event between champion Joanna…

July 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 23 Finale Date: July 8, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in Las Vegas on Friday, July 8th with The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale, which will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight between defending champion Jaonna Jedredzyk and challenger Claudia…

July 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

TUF 23 Finale Date: July 8, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in Las Vegas on Friday, July 8th with The Ultimate Fighter Season 23 Finale, which will be headlined by a women’s strawweight title fight between defending champion Jaonna Jedredzyk and challenger Claudia…

July 4th, 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 main event of TUF 23 Finale as Joanna Jedrzejczyk defends her title against her main rival Claudia Gadelha.   Claudia Gadelha (Record: 13-1, +110 Underdog, Fighter Grade:…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Heavyweight Jeremy May (13-8 1 NC) discusses his new multi-fight contract that he signed this past week with M1-Global  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Jeremy also discusses his experience on Season 7 of The Ultimate Fighter, who he still keeps in touch with from the cast and why’s he moved up…

December 1st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC/Bellator vet Dan Spohn (10-7) discusses his heavyweight fight Dec. 4th against Azunna Anyanwu at CFFC 53 during  a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Dan also talks about a variety of other topics including – His Bellator tenure and competing under Bjorn Rebney’s regime – Training at Strong Style Fight team with Stipe Miocic – His…

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…

October 29th, 2015
Betting Bruiser

When fans think about the inaugural season of “The Ultimate Fighter,” Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar immediately come to mind as a result of their instant classic. Therefore, its only suiting that the first ever Ultimate Fighter be the last to leave the UFC. No, I’m not talking about Forrest Griffin. The fight between Bonnar…

October 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter features interim-UFC Featherweight Champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor and former WEC Bantamweight Champion “The California Kid” Urijah Faber as coaches for Team Europe and Team USA. The show airs Wednesday nights at 10pm on FOX Sports 1. Here is an introduction to the lightweights competing in the tournament for…

October 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

Season 22 of The Ultimate Fighter features interim-UFC Featherweight Champion “The Notorious” Conor McGregor and former WEC Bantamweight Champion “The California Kid” Urijah Faber as coaches for Team Europe and Team USA. The show airs Wednesday nights at 10pm on FOX Sports 1. Here is an introduction to the lightweights competing in the tournament for…

July 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

It’s official: Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber are your TUF 22 coaches. UFC president Dana White announced during the TUF 21 Finale that McGregor will take on Faber as the head coaches of TUF 22: U.S.A. vs. Europe. McGregor will head a team of eight European fighters while Faber will lead eight American fighters to…

July 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 189 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Regardless of the outcome of our bets, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you can have a taste of what premium…

July 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their Fight Breakdown Show continuing with tonight’s Ultimate Fighter season 21 Finale event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main event this weekend featuring the welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson. Both men talked the stylistic match-up as well as…

July 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will feature The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) season 21 Finale live on Fox Sports 1 in two weeks (Sunday, July 12, 2015). The event will be held inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Finale will be headlined by a welterweight contest between Jake Ellenberger and Stephen Thompson. MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

July 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn 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 Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. –…

July 9th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Californian Dominic Waters as he takes on veteran George Sullivan at the TUF 21 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Dominic “Sho Nuff” Waters Hometown: Santa Rosa, California Age: 26 Height: 6’1” Reach: 79” Weight…

July 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 former Invicta Atomweight champion Michelle Waterson as she takes on Angela Magana at the TUF 21 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada. Michelle “Karate Hottie” Waterson Hometown: Colorado Springs, Colorado Age: 29 Height: 5’4” Reach:…

July 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

TUF 21 Finale Date: July 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday night (July 12th, 2015). The event will be headlined by a five round welterweight contest between Jake “The Juggernaut”…

July 4th, 2015
Gabe Killian

TUF 21 Finale Date: July 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday night (July 12th, 2015). The event will be headlined by a five round welterweight contest between Jake “The Juggernaut”…

July 4th, 2015
Gabe Killian

TUF 21 Finale Date: July 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this Sunday night (July 12th, 2015). The event will be headlined by a five round welterweight contest between Jake “The Juggernaut”…

July 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

TUF 21 Finale Date: July 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira (+220) vs Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal (-260) Fight Breakdown: The main card for The Ultimate Fighte Season 21 Finale in Las Vegas will feature a Blackzilian vs American Top Team match-up when Octagon veterans Cezar…

May 26th, 2015
James Lynch

CES welterweight champion Chuck O’Neil makes the second defence of his title June 12 when he takes on Bellator veteran Dominique Steele in the main event of CES MMA 29 in Lincoin, Rhode Island. Most people remember O’Neil for competing on Season 13 of The Ultimate Fighter and since his UFC release in 2011, he’s…

April 12th, 2015
James Lynch

Official tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter are set to take place on April 27th in Las Vegas and there will be no shortage on Canadian talent for the 155lb and 170lb selection process. Leading up to this audition of a lifetime, I’ll be featuring a recurring article on MMAOddsBreaker where I put the…

December 14th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale in Las Vegas, Nevada #5 Time for TUF Changes– In the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), the stakes were as high as they have ever been in the 20 seasons the show has aired in…

December 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale was live from Las Vegas this past Friday night with 11 scheduled bouts and produced a night of exciting fights, culminating in the crowning of the promotion’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. With the tournament wrapped-up and the TUF 20 Finale fights in our rear view, let’s take a look…

December 14th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale and UFC on Fox 13 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Even if we have a rough night, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part…

December 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 13 Date: December 13, 2014 Arena: US Airways Center City: Phoenix, AZ The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to FOX this Saturday (Dec. 13, 2014) with UFC on FOX 13: dos Santos vs Miocic. The action gets going live on FOX at 8pm ET, with preliminary scraps beginning at 5pm ET on FOX…

December 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Season 20 Finale 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 tonight (December 12, 2014) from the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a…

December 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this tonight (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9pm ET, with preliminary fights…

December 12th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this tonight (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 9pm ET, with preliminary fights…

December 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has 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 The Ultimate Fighter 20 tonight (December 12, 2014) in Las Vegas,…

December 12th, 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…

December 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1, time yet to be determined….

December 11th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale: “Esparza vs Namajunas” takes place today (Thursday, Dec. 11, 2014) from the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The event is headlined by a strawweight title bout between TUF 20 finalists Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas. Also on tap will be a featured…

December 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this tomorrow night (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1. If interested in wagering on…

December 11th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at women’s strawweight Lisa Ellis as she takes on fellow TUF 20 competitor Felice Herrig at the TUF 20 Finale. Lisa Ellis Hometown: Olympia, Washington Age: 32 Height: 5’4” Weight Class: Women’s Strawweight Camp: United…

December 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1. If interested in making this…

December 11th, 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, presented by 5Dimes. Our Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is…

December 10th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The last two fights for the TUF 20 Finale were determined on Wednesday night, as Carla Esparza and Rose Namajunas emerged victorious in their semi-final bouts. That earned the pair the right to fight for the inaugural UFC strawweight title. Esparza has long been viewed as one of the top 115lb fighters in the world,…

December 10th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at women’s bantamweight strawweight Seo Hee Ham as she takes on TUF 20 competitor Joanne Calderwood at the TUF 20 Finale. Seo “Hamderlei Silva” Hee Ham Hometown: South Korea Age: 27 Height: 5’2” Weight Class:…

December 10th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FOX December 13, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: Daron Cruickshank vs KJ Noons By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In a busy weekend for the UFC, a few fights might be flying under the radar. Between the crowning of the first ever UFC Women’s Strawweight champion and the blockbuster card the next night on “Big Fox,”…

December 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1, time yet to be determined….

December 6th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While the strawweight title fight that will headline the TUF 20 finale has not yet been made public — that will happen on Wednesday as Carla Esparza takes on Jessica Penne, and Rose Namajunas battles Randa Markos in the semifinals — most of the card has been announced already. While the season itself did not…

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…

June 13th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a slightly losing weekend, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways going with UFC 174. After dropping 1.375 units this past Saturday, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up up 20.27 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker…

June 7th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a winning pair of UFC events this past weekend, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to keep their winning ways going with UFC Fight Night 42. After our strong 3-0 showcase, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up up 21.645 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included…

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