ufc 163

August 7th, 2013
Staff

UFC 163 featured some top talent in the Featherweight, Light Heavyweight and Flyweight divisions, but after the results from Saturday night, the 205lb class was the only one to see any real upheaval. Jose Aldo retained his championship despite a broken foot in the main event, while top flyweights Ian McCall and John Lineker both…

August 5th, 2013
Staff

With the event over and our bets graded, Part 2 The MMA OddsCast is now free to non-MMA OddsBreaker Premium members who wish to listen for curiosity, entertainment and transparency purposes. If you’re a non-Premium member and would like to listen to Part 2 of upcoming episodes before the events take place, you can gain…

August 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

After every UFC event I love to look back at all the prop bet lines and see which of them cashed, and many times some of the props you never thought would cash do. Here’s a list of five crazy UFC 163 prop bets that cashed big, based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Anthony…

August 4th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC 163 event came to us from Brazil last night, and featured a few surprises and a coronation. The main event between UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chan Sung Jung lasted into the fourth round, as predictably the ‘Korean Zombie’ came to leave it all in the ring, but at the end…

August 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163 took place last night in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and the event featured one of the worst robbery decisions in a long time in the co-main event, as well as a main event with a strange ending. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while three underdogs cashed out. Here’s a betting recap of…

August 3rd, 2013
Staff

Fresh off a 3-1 night for a profit of 7 units on last week’s UFC on FOX 8 event, MMA OddsBreaker Premium is right back at it for this week’s UFC 163 card. Check out our MMA OddsBreaker Premium packages and get access to all the best bets, breakdowns and info for the event.  …

August 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Womens Bantamweight bout: Amanda Nunes (-295) vs Sheila Gaff (+265) Fight Breakdown: The FX prelims portion of UFC 163 brings us a womens bantamweight scrap, as 25 year old Strikeforce and Invicta FC veteran Amanda “Lioness of the Ring” Nunes takes on 23 year old Cage Warriors veteran, “The German Tank” Sheila Gaff. Nunes is…

August 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Middleweight bout: Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira (-420) vs Thiago “Marreta” Santos (+375) Fight Breakdown: UFC 163 in Brazil features a main card match-up between two Brazilians, as TUF: Brazil season 1 winner Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira takes on TUF: Brazil season 2 contestant Thiago “Marreta” Santos. “Mutante” is the large favorite at -420 ($420 to win $100),…

August 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Light Heavyweight bout: Anthony Perosh (+355) vs Vinny Magalhaes(-400) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the UFC 163 preliminary card on FX is a likely loser goes home match-up between TUF season 8 finalist and decorated Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt Vinny Magalhaes and Australia’s 41 year old Anthony Perosh. Vinny is the considerable favorite at -400 ($400 to…

August 3rd, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 163 August 3, 2013 Lightweights: Jose Aldo vs Chan Sung Jung By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: After a trio of losses for Brazilian champions (first Machida/Shogun, then Dos Santos, then Silva), Jose Aldo is now arguably the best fighter in Brazil. And this weekend the UFC is anchoring a somewhat thin card on…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163 HSBC Arena, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Saturday, August 3, 2013 UFC Featherweight Championship Bout: Jose Aldo (-750) vs. Chan Sung Jung (+600) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC 163 is a five-round bout for the UFC featherweight championship between reigning champ Jose Aldo and challenger “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung. Aldo is currently…

August 3rd, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Jose Aldo vs Chan Sung Jung Featherweight match-up at UFC 163. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the upcoming UFC match ups.

August 3rd, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Lyoto Machida vs Phil Davis Light Heavyweight match-up at UFC 163. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the upcoming UFC match ups.

August 3rd, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the John Lineker vs Jose Tome Flyweight match-up at UFC 163. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the upcoming UFC match ups.

August 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Welterweight bout: Neil Magny (+105) vs Sergio Moraes (-115) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 163 preliminary card on FX features a welterweight contest between TUF season 16 semi-finalist Neil Magny and TUF: Brazil season 1 finalist Sergio Moraes. The betting odds for this bout are at a near coin-flip, as Magny is barely an underdog at…

August 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

Light Heavyweight bout: Ednaldo Oliveira (-140) vs Francimar Barroso (+120) Fight Breakdown: The Facebook portion of the UFC 163 preliminary card features a match-up between two native Brazilians as Ednaldo Oliveira makes his light heavyweight debut against Team Nova Uniao’s Francimar “Badao” Barroso. Currently, Oliveira is the slight favorite at -140 ($140 to win $100)…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The official weigh-ins for UFC 163 took place today, and out of the 24 fighters scheduled to appears on tomorrow night’s card, 23 of them made weight. The lone fighter to miss weight was flyweight John Lineker, who weighed in at 129 pounds for his flyweight bout against Jose Tome, a fight that is scheduled…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163:  August 3, 2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo (-505) Profile: The best featherweight MMA fighter the world has ever seen, UFC champion Jose Aldo (22-1) has no peer. His ferocious leg kicks, superlative takedown defense and incredible MMA skills translate into someone who was last defeated seven years ago and has…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163:  August 3, 2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC Light Heavyweight Lyoto Machida (-280) Profile: Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida (19-3) showed his championship form after losing three of his previous four bouts by crushing Ryan Bader with a second-round knockout at UFC on FOX 4 on August 4, 2012. Machida had suffered all three of his career losses since winning…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163:  August 3, 2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC Middleweight Cezar Ferreira (-430) Profile: Vitor Belfort’s first pick and the second selection overall on Brazil’s inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter, Cezar Ferreira (4-2) was expected to be in the finals fighting for the coveted title, and he has lived up to expectations and looks…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163:  August 3, 2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC Middleweight Thales Leites (-140) Profile: Thales Leites (20-4) is no stranger to the UFC, fighting his way up to Anderson Silva in a bid for the middleweight title at UFC 97, which created one of the weirdest and worst matches in modern memory. Rather than dwell on…

August 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163:  August 3, 2013 Rio de Janeiro, Brazil UFC Flyweight John Lineker (-350) Profile: John Lineker (21-6) boasts an impressive arsenal of weapons for only being 23-years-old. The Brazilian has made a decent impact on the UFC flyweight division, where he currently resides at the #8 position on the official rankings, mostly due to his heavy hands…

August 3rd, 2013
Jason Nawara

The HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro plays host to UFC 163 this weekend, and the under card has a few recognizable names and Brazilian stars to lead into the main card. In the FX main event is BJJ ace Vinny Magalhaes (10-6) who is fresh off an extremely disappointing loss to Phil Davis earlier…

August 3rd, 2013
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, the UFC makes what is almost becoming a monthly trip back to Brazil with what should be an entertaining, but certainly not PPV-worthy event. UFC 163 marks the fifth defense of Jose Aldo’s featherweight title (and seventh defense if his WEC title reign is factored in). The Nova Uniao fighter is quietly approaching…

July 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There wasn’t much in the way of breaking MMA news today, so instead of giving a rundown of the day’s headlines and new fight announcements like I typically do, I’ll instead analyze the new betting lines that were today released at 5Dimes Sportsbook for the upcoming UFC 163 and Bellator 97 cards. I’ll start with…

July 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 163 today underwent a number of changes, and many of them are disappointing. The first change comes in the middleweight division as Clint Hester of TUF 17 is out of his fight against TUF Brazil 1 winner Cezar Mutante. Now Mutante will take on Thiago Santos (not the same as the Bellator heavyweight), who…

July 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Be careful what you wish for. Former UFC welterweight John Howard, who racked up a 4-3 record in the Octagon before being cut after three-straight losses, is returning to the UFC, a goal of his and something he deserved after winning six of seven fights on the regional circuit. But his return fight is a…

July 12th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced a number of new matches for upcoming fight cards, many of which the fans will find quite exciting. The UFC on FOX Sports 1 3 card today got a ton of new matchups announced for it. They are: Rafael “Sapo” Natal vs. Tor Troeng Johnny Bedford vs. Hugo Viana Godofredo Pepey…

July 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

No one can accuse the fighters in Bellator of not being drug tested anymore. The first fighter in the history of Bellator MMA to fail a drug test that we are aware of is none other than Steven Artoff, who tested positive for marijuana following his Bellator 96 loss to Justin McNally. The news was…

June 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today unveiled five new lines for future fights on 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here are the odds for the new lines and my analysis of each of them. Current lines are as of 3pm EST on Thursday: UFC on FOX 8: Demetrious Johnson vs. John Moraga Opening moneyline: Johnson (-380)/Moraga (+260) Current moneyline: Johnson (-380)/Moraga…

June 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas, who was left without an opponent at UFC 162 when Chan Sung Jung was yanked off of the card, will not fight a replacement fighter at the upcoming event and thus he’s been scratched from the card entirely. As well, it was announced that even though Lamas…

June 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has dealt with tons of injuries over the last few years that have caused a number of high-profile fights to be cancelled, and 2013 hasn’t been imune. According to UFC president Dana White, who today broke the news on his Twitter account, Anthony Pettis has been forced to pull out of his upcoming…

June 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC continued to book a number of new fights, and the biggest of the bunch is a lightweight bout between top-10 ranked fighters Donald Cerrone and Rafael dos Anjos, which will be the co-main event for the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 2 card. This is an intriguing matchup but it came as…

June 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC today announced that a light heavyweight bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Chael Sonnen will headline the upcoming UFC on FOX Sports 1 1 card, which takes place August 17 in Boston, MA. The fight was supposed to take place at next weekend’s UFC 161 event, but visa issues prevented Sonnen from getting…

June 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has reportedly booked a high-profile light heavyweight bout between Chael Sonnen and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua as the co-main event of UFC 161, according to Brazilian outlet Globo. Sonnen takes the fight on less than two weeks’ notice after Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was forced to pull out of the fight with “Shogun” yesterday due to…

May 30th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Four new UFC fights were announced today, with the most notable one being a lightweight bout between Edson Barboza and Rafaello Oliveira, which is set to take place at UFC 162. Oliveira is a short-notice replacement for an injured John Makdessi, and he takes the fight on short notice coming off a long layoff as…

May 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The latest rumored UFC fight is a high-profile welterweight bout for the upcoming UFC 163 card this August in Brazil, as the surging Demian Maia will take on former title challenger Josh Koscheck in a three-round fight. That’s the event that’s headlined by UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo vs. Anthony Pettis, by the way. At first glance,…