ufc 167

December 3rd, 2013
Gabe Killian

The main event of UFC 167 between welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre and challenger Johny Hendricks last month (Nov. 16, 2013) resulted in one of the biggest controversial decisions of the year. When GSP’s hand was raised and he was awarded the split decision victory, the sold-out crowd at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in…

November 21st, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 was live from Las Vegas, N.V. this past Saturday night (Nov. 17, 2013), and was a fun card from top to bottom. Now that it is in the rear-view, let’s take a moment and contemplate on a few potential match-ups… The first match-up I would like to see is Rick Story vs Tyron…

November 20th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 was live from Las Vegas, N.V. this past Saturday (Nov. 17, 2013), and featured many exciting fights. It wasn’t a good night, as far as bets go, as it ultimately resulted in my fifth losing card of 2013… Things did not start off well, as Will Campuzano (+380) dropped a decision to Sergio…

November 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics, Fightnomics.com Another title fight decision, and another controversy regarding the judges’ scorecards. In prior analysis I found that the close fight between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson revealed somewhat inconsistent judging scores. So today I was eager to see how the UFC 167 championship fight between Georges St-Pierre and Johny Hendricks…

November 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167 went down this past Saturday night in Las Vegas and now, on Monday morning, fans and media alike are still talking about what went down, especially as far as how the judging in the main event of the evening was concerned. Anyways, regardless of what happened with the judging, the fact of the…

November 17th, 2013
Miguel

Last night (Nov. 16, 2013), at the UFC 167 event in Las Vegas, Nevada, Canadian Georges St. Pierre successfully defended his UFC Welterweight Championship with a grueling split decision victory over Johnny Hendricks.  Hendricks was an underdog by roughly 2 to 1 at the books, and he came very close to pulling off the upset, but in the end…

November 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167 took place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and it turned out to be one of the best cards of the year a it produced a number of sweet finishes as well as an extremely controversial main event decision that left the MMA world spinning. Overall, 10 betting favorites won while just two underdogs…

November 16th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 welterweight title challenger Johny Hendricks as he prepares for his main event bout on Saturday night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Georges St. Pierre at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Team Takedown fighter understands exactly what he needs to do to find success…

November 16th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 Date: November 15, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. Gabe Killian’s UFC 167 ‘Submission of the Night’ Prop Bets UFC 167 is live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena from Las Vegas, N.V. tonight! The 12-fight card will feature many exciting fights, and almost certainly plenty of finishes. UFC…

November 16th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 light heavyweight Chael Sonnen as he prepares for his co-headlining bout on Saturday night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Rashad Evans at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The mouthy ex-realtor had plenty of choice words for a certain former Pride champion who he’s scheduled…

November 16th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 Date: November 15, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. UFC 167 ‘Knockout of the Night’ Betting Props UFC 167 is live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena from Las Vegas, N.V. tonight! The 12-fight card will feature many exciting fights, and almost certainly, plenty of finishes. The UFC will…

November 16th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 167 November 16, 2013 Welterweight Championship: Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  For the 20th Anniversary card, the UFC had to go with their current longest reigning champion. But ever since Anderson Silva got KO’d in front of a huge Vegas crowd, we’re reminded that no champion is…

November 16th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 Date: November 15, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. UFC 167 ‘Fight of the Night’ Betting Props UFC 167 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, N.V. with 12 scheduled bouts. Many fights on this card have high potential to produce fireworks. The most…

November 16th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 bantamweight Will Campuzano as he prepares for his preliminary card bout tonight (Nov. 16, 2013) against Sergio Pettis at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Texan earned his second stint in UFC after winning five straight fights outside the promotion. He believes…

November 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167 takes place tonight in Las Vegas, NV, and the card is absolutely stacked on paper with a number of exciting fights that should provide an evening of entertainment for the fans. I’ve looked through all the prop bets on the board at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I think are very likely winners. Rory…

November 16th, 2013
Jason Nawara

The UFC’s 20th anniversary is being celebrated in conjunction with UFC 167, and because of this fine occasion, we are being delivered some especially deep prelims. This is a hell of a card. Let’s take a look at the FOX Sports 1 prelims. In the main event, Donald Cerrone (20-6) will seemingly be making his…

November 16th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 welterweight Jason High as he prepares for his preliminary card bout tonight (Nov. 16, 2013) against Anthony Lapsley at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The Kansas City Bandit” is looking to even out his overall 1-2 UFC record, and he feels the outcome…

November 16th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 Date: November 15, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. The UFC 167 preliminary card will be live on Facebook starting 6:45 pm ET tonight (Nov. 15, 2013), and will move on to FOX Sports 1 at 8 pm ET. If interested in wagering on these fights, these lines will…

November 15th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 bantamweight Sergio Pettis as he prepares for his preliminary card bout tomorrow night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Will Campuzano at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The highly touted Roufusport prospect may be making his UFC debut, but he’s had plenty of opportunity to…

November 15th, 2013
Gabe Killian

UFC 167 Date: November 16, 2013 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, N.V. The UFC 167 main card will be live on PPV starting 10 pm ET. If interested in wagering on these fights, these lines will be made available to you at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. Here are my plays for the main card:…

November 15th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 167 November 16, 2013 Welterweights: Rory MacDonald vs. Robbie Lawler By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  The Tri-Star gym is bringing more than just its current UFC welterweight champion to Las Vegas for UFC 167; they’re also bringing the young man they hope will be their future champion in Rory MacDonald. Facing MacDonald…

November 15th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 lightweight Evan Dunham as he prepares for his preliminary card bout tomorrow night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Donald Cerrone at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Xtreme Couture fighter was on the receiving end of a controversial decision loss his last time…

November 15th, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 167 welterweight Tyron Woodley as he prepares for his main event bout on Saturday night (Nov. 16, 2013) against Josh Koscheck at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The American Top Team fighter is bracing for one of the most high profile bouts of his…

November 15th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC 167 November 16, 2013 Welterweight: Josh Koscheck vs. Tyron Woodley By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It’s a battle between two former NCAA Division 1 All American Wrestlers who both learned how to knock people out after transitioning to MMA. It’s a match-up of stylistic clones, which makes it no surprise that the…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The main event of the FOX Sports 1 prelims for UFC 167 is a lightweight encounter between Donald Cerrone and Evan Dunham. It’s a fight that could very well end up capturing the evening’s “Fight of the Night” trophy as it pits two of the division’s most exciting fighters against one another, and thus it’s…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

One of the preliminary card fights at UFC 167 that I’m most excited for is a bantamweight contest between Erik Perez and Edwin Figueroa. The current betting line at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Perez as a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Figueroa is a +260 dog (bet $100 to win $260). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

November 15th, 2013
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Frank Trigg were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 167 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the longtime MMA veteran joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Welterweight Title Bout (c) Georges St. Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks Light…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 167 is a long-awaited, five-round title bout between UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre and No. 1 contender Johny Hendricks. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees St-Pierre as a -260 betting favorite (bet $260 to win $100), while Hendricks is a +220 dog (bet $100 to win…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Perhaps the fight I’m most looking forward to on the entire UFC 167 card is a three-round welterweight bout between top-ranked contenders Rory MacDonald and Robbie Lawler. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook sees MacDonald as a massive -380 favorite (bet $380 to win $100), while the comeback on Lawler is +315…

November 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened the complete betting odds for the entire UFC 167 event at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and here they are below. ———————– UFC 167: ST-PIERRE VS. HENDRICKS November 16, 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada ——————– MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. EST) Johny Hendricks +180 Georges St-Pierre -260 (for UFC welterweight championship) Chael Sonnen…

November 10th, 2013
Staff

Coming off a profitable night combined, Luca Fury and Nick Kalikas are looking to keep their winning ways going with UFC 167. They’ve won 12 of the last 16 events and are up 22.85 units life-to-date for a ROI of 12%. You can check a track record of premium and free bets here. If you…

November 9th, 2013
Adam Martin.

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas today opened the complete main card betting odds for UFC 167 at 5Dimes Sportsbook, and here they are below. ———————– UFC 167: ST-PIERRE VS. HENDRICKS November 16, 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada ——————– MAIN CARD Johny Hendricks +180 Georges St-Pierre -260 (for UFC welterweight championship) Chael Sonnen +170 Rashad Evans -230 Robbie…

October 29th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC light heavyweight prospect Robert Drysdale yesterday was denied a fight license by the Nevada State Athletic Commission after he flunked an out-of-competition drug test for an elevated T/E ratio. According to MMAjunkie.com‘s Steven Marrocco, who spoke with NSAC executive director Keith Kizer, Drysdale’s T/E ratio was 19.4 – 1. To put that in perspective,…

October 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC officially announced UFC 169 yesterday, and the event already has its top-two fights: a main event between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira for the UFC light heavyweight title, and a co-main event between heavyweight sluggers Alistair Overeem and Frank Mir. Reem vs. Mir, which had been set for UFC 167, was moved to…

October 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new matchups last night, so let’s take a look at them this morning as I briefly break them all down in today’s MMA Odds and Ends. Ed Herman vs. Thales Leites, UFC 167 The first new fight announcement is a middleweight bout at UFC 167 between Ed Herman and Thales…

October 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

Big news broke late last night in the MMA world as Evy Rodrigues of Brazilian new outlet Globo.com confirmed that Sergio Pettis, the younger brother of UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, has signed a contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and he will make his debut as a bantamweight at UFC 167. A debut opponent…

September 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC on Wednesday announced a ton of new fights. Here’s my initial thoughts on all of them. Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown, UFC on FOX 9 The biggest fight announcement of the bunch is a welterweight bout at UFC on FOX 9 between No. 3-ranked Carlos Condit and the surging Matt Brown, who has…

September 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC last night announced that TJ Grant’s concussion will keep him from a title shot against Anthony Pettis at UFC on FOX 9 this December and instead it will be Josh Thomson who gets the next crack at the UFC lightweight title. I believe that Thomson is the next best option after Grant and…

September 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 167: ST-PIERRE VS. HENDRICKS Date: November 16, 2013 Location: Las Vegas, NV Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center Broadcast: Pay-per-view UFC Light Heavyweight Rashad Evans (-230) Profile: Former UFC light heavyweight champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter 2, Rashad Evans (18-3-1) has been one of the more recognizable faces in the UFC over the last half decade….

August 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC 167 card continues to fill out with the addition of a high-profile welterweight matchup between Tyron Woodley and Josh Koscheck. This is a fight that will determine which welterweight still belongs in the top 15 of the division. This is a wrestler vs. wrestler matchup and although initially I lean Koscheck slightly due…

August 21st, 2013
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC matchups were announced in the past 24 hours, including a rematch between Vitor Belfort and Dan Henderson, which will take place at a yet-to-be-announced event in Brazil on Nov. 9. The weight class the fight will take place at is still being discussed. This is a huge matchup for both…

August 21st, 2013
Miguel

The UFC has added a welterweight clash between Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald to the November UFC 167 card headlined by Georges St Pierre’s welterweight title defense against Johny Hendricks. Nothing is certain until the final bell has rung on the GSP-Hendricks fights, but both Lawler and MacDonald are highly rated fighters who have strung…

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…