ufc 171 odds

March 21st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 44 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) catch up with Bellator middleweight fighter Brian “The Predator” Rogers (@BrogThePredator), who talks all about his fight this Friday night at Bellator 113 against Gary Tapuosa. The Big Three 1) Johny Hendricks wins the welterweight title, who does he fight next? 2) Is Myles…

March 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 wrapped up a night of exciting fights, leaving us with a new welterweight champion, and some match-up possibilities to ponder on… Diego Sanchez vs Joe Lauzon – I feel like this is a match-up that could have, and probably should have been made years ago. I would guess that these two have been…

March 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC welterweight division is a mess. Now, that’s not necessarily a bad thing. But it does make things a bit tricky for the UFC going forward, because there is no clear-cut No. 1 contender for new UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks. And because of that, a number of top-ranked welterweights have asked for the…

March 17th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 wrapped up a night of exciting fights, leaving us with a new welterweight champion, and some match-up possibilities to ponder on… Hector “Lightning” Lombard vs “Stun Gun” Dong Hyun Kim – Lombard is coming off a lackluster unanimous decision victory over the always tough Jake Shields this past weekend at UFC 171 in…

March 16th, 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 171. Surprises Tyron Woodley — In the co-main event of the evening, Tyron Woodley became the first man to stop Carlos…

March 16th, 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 171 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Johny Hendricks wins by decision (+265)/Hendricks wins by unanimous decision (+350) In the main…

March 16th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Life in the post-Georges St-Pierre welterweight division truly began on Saturday night, and the two top contenders in the division did everything they could across 25 minutes to make onlookers forget about the former champion. Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler stood in the pocket for nearly their entire bout, throwing all manner of punches, and…

March 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFCt 171 is over and it was one of the most unpredictable events of the year as a number of expected favorites as well as a few random dogs came through in victory. Overall, 10 favorites won while three dogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap for UFC 171 based on the closing results at 5Dimes Sportsbook:…

March 15th, 2014
Jason Nawara

UFC 171 is quite the card. We have a veritable welterweight tournament, and the prelims are actually just as stacked with good fights. Let’s dive in!  The undefeated Kelvin Gastelum (7-0) will ride his wave of success into what could be arguably the toughest fight of his career against Rick Story (16-7). Despite Story being…

March 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 will be live from the American Airlines Center in Dallax, TX with 13 scheduled bouts, including a five card main card that is sure to produce fireworks. After the fights have concluded, the UFC will be awarding a $50,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus for the most exciting bout of the evening. To…

March 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Here are my prop plays for UFC 171… Carlos Condot (-150) Mousasi vs Tyron Woodley (+140) Woodley by Decision (+269) 1u to win 2.69u Condit by Submission (+600) .5u to win 3u Condit could have a solid, Greg Jackson game-plan heading into this contest, and could use it brilliantly to pull off a decision victory….

March 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something new we at MMAOddsBreaker.com 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 UFC 171 today (March 15, 2014) which features a…

March 15th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 Date: March 15, 2014 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Lightweight bout: Renee Forte (-125) vs Frank Trevino (+115) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 171 preliminary card on FOX Sports 2 will feature a lightweight contest between a Brazilian and a Mexican, when Renee Forte takes on Frank Trevino. Forte is currently a…

March 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 171 is almost upon us, and we’ve got some new content that you’ll hopefully eat up. Our very own mixed martial arts (MMA) statistics guru Reed Kuhn, author of Fightnomics, is here with a very unique take on the upcoming pay-per-view event, which goes down this Saturday night (March 15,  2014) from the American…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 171 is a five-round fight for the vacant UFC welterweight championship between Johny “Bigg Rigg” Hendricks and “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Hendricks as a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Lawler is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325)….

March 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 171 March 15, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: #12 Hector Lombard vs #6 Jake Shields By @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  The first pairing out of three ranked welterweights on the UFC 171 card pits #6 versus #12, when former Strikeforce champion Jake Shields meets former Bellator champion Hector Lombard. Both fighters will compete in a division…

March 14th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Nate Miller were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 171 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the host of The MMA Analysis joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Welterweight Title Bout Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler UFC…

March 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 171 March 15, 2014 Light Heavyweight Matchup: Ovince St. Preux vs Nikita Krylov By @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Leading off the main card at UFC 171 are the heaviest and rangiest fighters competing at the event, Ovince St. Preux and Nikita Krylov. Matchmakers like to lead off their PPV cards with some bangers, and…

March 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 Date: March 15, 2014 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Women’s Bantamweight bout: Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (+240) vs Jessica Andrade (-300) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 171 preliminary card on FOX Sports 2 will feature a women’s bantamweight bout between Invicta veteran Raquel “Rocky” Pennington and the Brazilian, Jessica Andrade. Raquel is the…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening fight on the UFC 171 Fight Pass card is a featherweight bout between Daniel “The Pit” Pineda and Robert Whiteford. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Pineda as a -230 favorite (bet $230 to win $100) while Whiteford is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

March 14th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 171 March 15, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: #15 Diego Sanchez vs Myles Jury By @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  Old School versus New School: unranked but undefeated up-and-comer Myles Jury is taking on one of the last remaining cast members from the original season of the Ultimate Fighter. Diego Sanchez is ranked just on the cusp…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 171 is a three-round welterweight bout between Carlos “The Natural Born Killer” Condit and Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Condit as a -165 favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Woodley is a +145 underdog (bet $100 to win $145). MMA…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 171 is a flyweight tilt between Justin “Tank” Scoggins and Will Campuzano. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Scoggins as a -460 favorite (bet $460 to win $100) while Campuzano is a +365 underdog (bet $100 to win $365). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas originally opened up…

March 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 Date: March 15, 2014 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX   Welterweight bout: Hector “Lightning” Lombard (-195) vs Jake Shields (+160) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 171 on Pay Per View will feature a welterweight bout that will surely put the victor one more win away from title contention. It…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout for UFC is a three-round light heavyweight bout between Ovince “OSP” St-Preux and Nikita “Al Capone” Krylov. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists OSP as a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Krylov is a +310 underdog (bet $100 to win $310). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

March 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 Date: March 15, 2014 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Middleweight bout: Robert “Bubba” McDaniel (+115) vs Sean “Tarzan” Strickland (-135) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 171 preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass will feature a middleweight contest between TUF 17 veteran, Robert “Bubba” McDaniel and promotional newcomer, Sean “Tarzan” Strickland. “Bubba” is…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The second fight on the UFC 171 main card is a three-round welterweight bout between Hector “Lightning” Lombard and Jake Shields. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Lombard as a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Shields is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas…

March 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC 171 prelims is a three-round welterweight bout between The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum and Rick “The Horror” Story. The current betting line for the fight at 5Dimes Sportsbook lists Gastelum as a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Story is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to…

March 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 171 Date: March 15, 2014 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Light Heavyweight bout: Ovince St. Preux (-400) vs Nikita Krylov (+310) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action going for the UFC 171 main card on Pay Per View will be a light heavyweight bout between the Haitian Ovince St. Preux and the Ukrainian…

March 14th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Before the welterweights completely take over on the UFC 171 main card, fight fans are in store for what could be one of the best sets of prelims in quite some time. A solid welterweight bout between Rick Story and Kelvin Gastelum headlines a preliminary card that also includes highly touted prospects Alex Garcia and…

March 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The remaining main card odds for UFC 171 were released over the weekend by MMA line setter Nick Kalikas, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on them. Myles Jury (-210) vs. Diego Sanchez (+160) The main card’s FOTN candidate is a lightweight bout between the rising Myles Jury and…

March 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 43 of “The Parting Shot Podcast” myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome @CageWarriors commentator Brad Wharton (@MMABrad48) to recap Saturdays UFC Fight Night 37 event from London, England. The Big Three 1) With his win over Jimi Manuwa, did Alexander Gustafsson earn the next light heavyweight title shot? 2) Did Brad Pickett’s win over Neil Seery…

March 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The UFC returns to pay-per-view this coming Saturday and brings a card stacked with welterweights to the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas. For the first time since the flyweight title was decided back at UFC 152, a vacant belt will find a home as Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler throw down in the main…

March 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two new fights for their next two PPV cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on both. Takanori Gomi vs. Isaac Vallie-Flagg, UFC 172 “The Fireball Kid” is back. The UFC yesterday announced that former PRIDE star Takanori Gomi will make his long-awaited return to…

February 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most stacked pay-per-view cards the UFC has put together in a long time has been officially finalized by the promotion. The official fight card for UFC 171, which takes place March 15 at American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX, is as follows. Main Card UFC vacant welterweight championship bout: Johny Hendricks vs….

January 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC bouts were announced this week that somehow slipped past the view of most folk, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on all of them. Mike Rhodes vs. George Sullivan, UFC on FOX 10 The first new fight announced this week is a welterweight bout between…

January 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC this week announced two more awesome matchups for the upcoming UFC 171 event this March in Dallas, TX, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my initial thoughts on both fights. Jimy Hettes vs. Dennis Bermudez, UFC 171 The first new matchup announced this week for UFC 171 is a featherweight…

December 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 171: HENDRICKS VS. LAWLER Date: Mar. 15, 2013 Location: American Airlines Arena — Dallas, TX Broadcast: PPV UFC Welterweight Carlos Condit (-130) Profile: Former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit (29-7) has seen the mountaintop, and he’s also had it torn away from him by GSP. Condit is 2-2 in his last four, with his controversial decision win over…

December 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 171: HENDRICKS VS. LAWLER Date: Mar. 15, 2013 Location: American Airlines Arena — Dallas, TX Broadcast: PPV UFC Welterweight Johny Hendricks (-290) Profile: Johny Hendricks (15-2) was riding a six-fight winning streak into his title shot against Georges St-Pierre, with wins over Carlos Condit, and a quick knockout of Martin Kampmann. The 29-year-old Hendricks was a two-time NCAA wrestling…

December 13th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday revealed a number of new matchups, including a key lightweight bout at UFC 171 in Dallas, TX, between long-time divisional stalwart Diego “The Dream” Sanchez and undefeated up-and-comer Myles “Fury” Jury. This is a sensational fight and I’m a big fan of this fight booking, as it will show if Sanchez is…