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December 27th, 2018
Adam Martin.

We have been waiting for news on the UFC welterweight title for weeks now, and it finally seems like we have something to go off of. UFC president Dana White commented on the current title situation at 170lbs in an interview with MMAjunkie.com, and here are my thoughts on what White said in today’s MMA…

March 5th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC 209 took place Saturday night (March 4, 2017) at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by Tyron Woodley defending his welterweight title against Stephen Wonderboy Thompson in a rematch from their UFC 205 bout. From a betting perspective, six favorites won while five underdogs came through based on the closing odds at 5Dimes…

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…

March 4th, 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 209 as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title against challenger Stephen Thompson in a rematch of their entertaining bout at UFC 205. Stephen…

March 3rd, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 209 Date: March 4, 2017 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight title bout: Stephen Thompson (-170) vs. Tyron Woodley (+150) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 209 is a five-round main event title rematch between the defending champion Tyron Woodley and the challenger Stephen Thompson. The pair fought to a draw in their…

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
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 25th, 2017
Matty

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson first met at UFC 205 on November 12th in an epic ‘Fight of the Night’ which ended in a majority draw. The challenger Thompson closed as a -175 betting favorite (bet $175 to win $100) at 5Dimes Sportsbook with the champ Woodley a +165 underdog (bet $100…

January 29th, 2017
James Lynch

Mike “Biggie” Rhodes talks about his training camp, Tyron Woodley’s comments and when we’ll see him in the cage next during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.

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 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 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

On our 2016 Awards Show Special myself (@LynchOnSports) and Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) hand out hardware. 2016 Fighter of the Year JAMES Stipe Miocic – 3-0 in 2016, captured UFC heavyweight title. Honourable mention – Michael Bisping CARLIN Michael Bisping – 3-0 in 2016. Captured UFC middleweight title IAN Conor McGregor – 2-1 in 2016. Became first active…

November 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Conor McGregor set a record last weekend (November 12, 2016) at UFC 205 when he became the first man to simultaneously hold championships in multiple weight classes, winning the featherweight strap from Jose Aldo last year at UFC 194 and most recently defeating Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight belt on Saturday night. So the big question…

November 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Five Props 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 are five UFC 205 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook… 1) Woodley/Thompson is a Draw (+6500) Tyron Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Woodley fought…

November 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez  Video Highlights Conor McGregor UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson Post-Fight Interview Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs.Karolina Kowalkiewicz Post-Fight Interview Dana White UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference  

November 13th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 182 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) special gust host Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) recap UFC 205 WE NOW HAVE OFFICIAL “Parting Shot Podcast” T-SHIRTS! BUY THEM HERE –>  here SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA SUBSCRIBE to James’ 1-on-1 show on Youtube here…

November 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the welterweight title fight between champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 205.  Click below to see who picked who… Stevie Ray – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Jesse Ronson – TKO lightweight – 00:00:29 Peter & Max Barrett – CES lightweight / bantamweight – 00:01:12 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC lightweight…

November 10th, 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 co-main event of UFC 205 as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title for the first time against challenger Stephen Thompson.   Stephen Thompson (Record: 13-1, -200 Favorite,…

November 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY Welterweight title bout: Tyron Woodley (+170) vs Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (-200) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 200 at Madison Square Garden in New York City will be for the UFC welterweight title, as the champion Tyron Woodley will…

November 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 205 is so big that Lance Fischel even decided to show up for the podcast for once. It took him a few minutes, naturally, but he got there eventually. With a full crew present, The MMA Analysis gives you a thorough breakdown of UFC 205 from the three title fights at the top of…

October 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Stephen Thompson (13-1) discusses his upcoming welterweight title shot against Tyron Woodley (16-3) at UFC 205 on November 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Stephen also tells the cool story about how he found out about the UFC 205 title shot, working with Perfecting Athletes, his thoughts on GSP as a…

October 24th, 2016
Matty

Last week, I wrote my thoughts on Georges St-Pierre potentially leaving the UFC due to an ongoing contract dispute. This week, I was not too surprised to read that the man who ultimately replaced GSP as the welterweight champion — Johny Hendricks — also come out recently and say he plans to retire if he loses his next fight against Neil Magny…

September 27th, 2016
Matty

Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez for lightweight title at UFC 205 Late Monday, the UFC confirmed featherweight champion Conor McGregor (20-3) will challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez (28-4) for his title belt at 155 pounds in the main event at UFC 205 on November 12th. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas just opened McGregor as a -125…

July 29th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 201 welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. I spoke to the following fighters. John “Doomsday” Howard – WSOF welterweight – 00:00:09 Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:42 Chris Camozzi – UFC…

July 28th, 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 UFC 201 as Robbie Lawler defends his welterweight title against Tyron Woodley.   Robbie Lawler (Record: 27-10, -200 Favorite, Fighter Grade: A) The welterweight…

July 28th, 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 201 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

July 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The gang is back together! Shockingly, Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean are all here for this week’s UFC 201 preview. It’s a good thing too, because on paper UFC 201 is one of the weaker pay-per-view events the organization has put on in 2016, so any extra entertainment is welcome. Listen Here: Consensus Bet: Parlay:…

July 25th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 201 has already seen five fights altered due to injury, and while that has cut down on the depth of the event, you’d have a hard time convincing me any card headlined by Robbie Lawler isn’t worth the price of admission. Lawler will be making the third defense of his welterweight title against Tyron…

June 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Today at 5Dimes Sportsbook, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened lines for a dozen upcoming UFC bouts. The earliest of the fights is on July 7th, as heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Roy Nelson square off on the Thursday leading up to UFC 200. A pair of bouts on the UFC’s blockbuster July 9th card were opened…

May 5th, 2016
James Lynch

RIP Jordan Parsons (1990-2016)  Tragic news in the MMA world Wednesday, Bellator fighter Jordan Parsons passed away following a hit-and-run incident Sunday. He was only 25 years old. Parsons (11-2)  went 2-1 under the Bellator banner with stoppage victories over Tim Bazer and Julio Cesar Neves. He was scheduled to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 next Friday. Bellator president Scott…

September 30th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC 192 is a matchup between former UFC Welterweight Champion Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley. Both fighters are coming off of significant wins over top contenders and will likely earn the next crack at the welterweight title with a win on Saturday night.   Johny Hendricks…

August 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While one of these bouts was previously announced, fans will be getting to unwrap their present nearly a month early for an upcoming UFC pay-per-view headliner while a pair of other elite match-ups were announced in the welterweight and featherweight divisions. Robbie Lawler vs Carlos Condit, UFC 193 Originally announced as the headliner of an…

February 1st, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 90 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Sherdog.com MMA Analyst Patrick Wyman to talk about prospects and the technical side of breaking down fights. The PR guru Mike Russell joins us to talk about the Jon Jones situation and the overall image of MMA. Finally WSOF…

February 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 183 concluded the biggest month for the promotion in over a year. The card saw the return of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, as well as former welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz in a main event that seemed delightfully offbeat heading into the fight, and played out exactly that way. The fight wasn’t exactly…

January 31st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 183. 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. Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin – UFC 101 Upcoming Bout: Anderson Silva vs. Nick…

November 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The fight cards on the UFC’s calendar continue to fill up, with new fight bookings being announced on a near-daily basis. Here are my thoughts on some of them… Al Iaquinta vs Joe Lauzon These two lightweights and veterans of The Ultimate Fighter reality series have been pegged to square off against each other on…

November 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Kelvin Gastelum has been booked for the biggest test of his career — now let’s see how he handles it. The TUF 17 winner and one of the hottest welterweights in the division will make a quick turnaround when he takes on top-ranked Tyron Woodley in the co-main event of UFC 183, which takes place…

October 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Another star fighter in the UFC has been busted for performance enhancing drugs. The UFC yesterday announced that Cung Le tested positive for excess levels of human growth hormone (HGH) in a post-fight drug test after his fight against Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 48, a bout he lost via fourth-round TKO. As a…

August 25th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 48 and 49 were live this past Saturday (August 23, 2014) from Macau, China and Tulsa, Oklahoma for another UFC double-header featuring a combined 21 fights and 12 finishes. With the event in our rear-view, here are my matchmaking predictions for some of the competitors of the evening… All-Welterweight Edition Tyron Woodley…

August 25th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 48 and UFC Fight Night 49 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 only show changes…

August 24th, 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 Fight Night 48 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Michael Bisping wins in round four (+1100) There were questions marks surrounding…

August 24th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Although it took a while for the ball to get rolling on Saturday, by the end of the day the marathon of MMA almost seemed worth it. UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa finished with four consecutive TKOs, as the fighters must have sensed the restlessness growing amongst their audience to have 10 hours of…

August 24th, 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 Fight Night 48. Surprises Tyron Woodley — After a disastrous performance against Rory MacDonald at UFC 174, Tyron Woodley needed to…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 48 took place this morning at CotaiArena in Macau, China, and the card was overall pretty solid as it featured a number of impressive stoppages from a variety of fighters. Overall, seven favorites came through while three underdogs scored. Here’s a betting recap for UFC Fight Night 48 based on the closing…

August 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 49 is a three-round welterweight bout between Jordan “Young Gun” Mein and Mike “Quicksand” Pyle. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Mein as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Pyle is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). Mein opened as a…

August 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 is a three-round welterweight bout between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Dong Hyun “Stun Gun” Kim. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Woodley as a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Kim is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155). The…

August 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 48 Date: August 23, 2014 Arena: The Venetian Macau’s CotaiArena City: Macau, China Your Best Bets for UFC Fight Night 48’s ‘Fight of The Night’ UFC Fight Night 48 will be live from China this Saturday with a 10-fight card to be streamed live on UFC Fight Pass. The four-fight main card…

August 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 48 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Yuta Sasaki and Roland “Stunning” Delorme. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Sasaki as a -135 favorite (bet $135 to win $100) while Delorme is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). Sasaki opened at -140…

August 22nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 48 Date: August 23, 2014 Arena: The Venetian Macau’s CotaiArena City: Macau, China Welterweight bout: Dong Hyun Kim (+155) vs Tyron Woodley (-175) Fight Breakdown: UFC Fight Night 48 will be co-headlined by a welterweight contest between Dong Hyun Kim and Tyron Woodley, with Kim being the underdog at +155 ($100 to…

August 22nd, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 48 is a five-round middleweight bout between Michael “The Count” Bisping and Cung Le. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Bisping as a -325 favorite (bet $325 to win $100) while Le is a +265 underdog (bet $100 to win $265). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

August 21st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last week the UFC returned to action, and this week they ramp things up with a doubleheader on Saturday. The MMA Analysis crew, sans Lance, breaks down the top two fights from the Macau card and then the entirety of the Tulsa card in only the fashion they can. Listen here: Picks: Direct download: The…

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