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June 4th, 2015
James Lynch

On this extra edition of The Parting Shot Podcast brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, I (@LynchOnSports) welcome UFC bantamweight Anthony Birchak who fights this Saturday at UFC Fight Night 68 against Joe Soto. Birchak talked about a variety of topics in this 18 minute interview – Becoming recently engaged – His challenging 2014 (including…

September 2nd, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Hello everyone and welcome to yet another MMA podcast hosted on MMAOddsBreaker.com. The Verbal Submission has been around for four years now and is hosted by yours truly. What can you expect from this show? Get to know new fighters – We search out top prospects and lesser known fighters to help give them a…

September 1st, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 177 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 in the rankings with this update. To…

September 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

140 Characters Or Less A Fight is a new addition to MMAOddsbreaker.com, where writer Adam Martin will sum up his thoughts on each bout from the latest UFC card in the size of a single tweet. TJ Dillashaw vs. Joe Soto: Dillashaw is by far the best guy at 135lbs. Really not sure if he…

September 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 was live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA this past weekend (August 30, 2014) with an eight-fight card, including a five-fight main card on Pay Per View that resulted in four finishes. After much trouble and bad luck, the final result was one to be satisfied with, as every fight on…

August 31st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 68, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome The MMA Report‘s Jason Floyd to talk all things Bellator MMA. Then MMA referee & judge Brian Beauchamp & Dale Kliparchuk join to talk about the unified rules in MMA. The Big Three 1) TJ Dillashaw successfully retains the 135lb title. What next for him &…

August 31st, 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’s the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 177. Surprises Joe Soto — Although no one gave Joe Soto a chance, the former Bellator featherweight champion put on…

August 31st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 was live from the Sleep Train Arena from Sacramento, CA last night (August 30, 2014) for the second time in eight months, and with only eight scheduled bouts. With the fights now behind us, let’s take a look at which UFC 177 fighters we may no longer see compete inside the Octagon… ON…

August 31st, 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 177 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. TJ Dillashaw wins in round 5 (+1850) In the main event of the evening,…

August 31st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Last night, one of Dana White’s favorite rallying cries picked up momentum, even though it had no business doing so. White always proclaims that you can’t judge a fight card before the fights actually take place, which is of course an absurd assertion. Regardless of how Saturday night’s bouts played out, UFC 177 would still…

August 31st, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 177 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 two of the show so you can have…

August 31st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 was live on Pay Per View last night (August 30, 2014) from Sacramento, CA. It was an eight-fight card that was filled with bad luck, but the event ultimately delivered a solid night of fights, including a fantastic five-fight PPV main card. After the event concluded, UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for…

August 31st, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 177 took place tonight at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California, and while it wasn’t supposed to be a good card, at least not on paper, it ended up being more entertaining than most expected as it featured a number of quality finishes plus a few great back-and-forth fights. In total, all eight betting…

August 30th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC 177 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had another winning night, going  1-0 for +3.5 units overall. Premium UFC 177: 1-0 +3.5 units Wins: 3.5u: Chris Wade (-125) Losses: none Free Bets: 1-0 +2.12 units Wins: 2u: Parlay of Tony Ferguson (-270) with Carlos Diego Ferreira (-200) at +106…

August 30th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA UFC 177 will be live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA for the second time in eight months with an eight-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. If interested…

August 30th, 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 UFC 177 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

August 30th, 2014
Matty

Q & Anik is an article featured exclusively on MMAOddsBreaker.com which goes five rounds with UFC commentator Jon Anik discussing his betting tips and picks on some of the biggest UFC cards of the year. 1st Round Q: You made one of the boldest predictions ever by saying T.J. Dillashaw was a future UFC champion at bantamweight and publicly…

August 30th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

The list of bouts still on the docket for UFC 177 is almost the same length as the list of those which have fallen off. Demetrious Johnson vs. Chris Cariaso (Moved to UFC 178) Ruslan Magomedov vs. Richard Odoms (Injury) Yancy Medeiros vs. Justin Edwards (Injury) Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen (Weight cut issues) TJ…

August 30th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Renan Barao is a monster. Or so we’d been told. Going into UFC 173, the former UFC Bantamweight Champion had not lost since his professional debut fight back in 2005, 35 fights prior. And in his most recent performance, he had stopped Team Alpha Male captain Urijah Faber. The most Alpha…

August 30th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off another winning night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC Fight Night 47. After winning 3.375 units at UFC Fight Night 48 and UFC Fight Night 49 last week, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 29.405 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our…

August 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 177 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Anthony Hamilton and Ruan Potts. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hamitlon is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Potts is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened Hamilton…

August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 177 is a three-round lightweight bout between Damon Jackson and Yancy Medeiros. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Jackson is a -105 favorite (bet $105 to win $105) while Medeiros is also a -105 favorite (bet $105 to win $100) in a Pick ’em…

August 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA UFC 177 will be live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA for the second time in eight months with an eight-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. If interested…

August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 177 is a five-round title fight between UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw and Joe Soto. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Dillashaw is a -1500 favorite (bet $1500 to win $100) while Soto is a +700 underdog (bet $100 to win $700). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas…

August 29th, 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 UFC 177 tomorrow night (August 30, 2014). After 28 events,  Adam…

August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

An intriguing three-round lightweight bout between Carlos Diego Ferreira and Ramsey Nijem takes place on the UFC 177 main card. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferreira is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Nijem is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas…

August 29th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Weigh-in day for UFC 177 has been disastrous for the promotion. First Henry Cejudo was removed from his bout against Scott Jorgensen due to medical issues, but then the real kicker came. Due to issues during his weight cut, former UFC champion Renan Barao has been forced out of the UFC 177 main event against…

August 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Due to two fights being pulled and adjusted at the last minute, there will only be eight fights taking place tomorrow night (August 30, 2014) for UFC 177. All 16 fighters taking part in Saturday’s UFC 177 fights will step on the scale Friday evening, and we’ll have the live video here at MMAOddsBreaker.com. In…

August 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA UFC 177 will be live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA for the second time in eight months with a 10-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. If interested…

August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 177 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Danny Castillo. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Castillo is a +230 underdog (bet $230 to win $100). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened Castillo at…

August 29th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 177 August 30, 2014 Bantamweight Championship Matchup: TJ Dillashaw vs Renan Barao By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics   Big Picture:  It was the biggest UFC title fight upset in history when TJ Dillashaw first faced the “monster” Renan Barao at UFC 173. And although that fight was hardly controversial, Barao is getting a rematch out…

August 29th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 177 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB staff writer joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below: UFC Bantamweight Title Bout TJ Dillashaw (c) vs Renan Barao II UFC…

August 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

It may not look like a pay-per-view, it may not feel like a pay-per-view, the MMA Analysis hosts may not even treat it like a pay-per-view, but UFC 177 is a pay-per-view. Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean take a look at each of the fights from this seemingly doomed card and see if they can…

August 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA Bantamweight title bout: TJ Dillashaw (-155) vs Renan Barao (+135) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 177 in Sacramento will be a rematch for the UFC Bantamweight title between title-holder and Sacramento’s own TJ Dillashaw and former title-holder and challenger Renan…

August 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA Middleweight bout: Derek Brunson (-130) vs Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin (+110) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the UFC 177 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be a middleweight bout between a pair of Strikeforce imports, as three-time All-American Derek Brunson takes on Lorenz…

August 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 Date: August 30, 2014 Arena: Sleep Train Arena City: Sacramento, CA UFC 177 will be live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA for the second time in eight months with a 10-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10 pm ET. If…

August 27th, 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…

August 27th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 177 heavyweight Anthony Hamilton as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Ruan Potts this Saturday (August 3o, 2014) at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The former MFC Heavyweight Champion understands he was finished pretty quickly in his UFC debut, but he feels he’s taking…

August 26th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 177 flyweight Scott Jorgensen as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Henry Cejudo this Saturday (August 3o, 2014) at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The former bantamweight title challenger has been on a rough patch as of late, but he thinks he can turn…

August 25th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 177 bantamweight Anthony Birchak as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Joe Soto this Saturday (August 3o, 2014) at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The former MFC bantamweight champion hasn’t fought in a year, and he’s champing at the bit to get in there…

August 25th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 177 lightweight Danny Castillo as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event bout against Tony Ferguson this Saturday (August 3o, 2014) at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The Team Alpha Male fighter is based out of Sacramento and he feels that it will give him a massive…

August 24th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 67, Adam is back from his 3-week vacation! So he and myself (@LynchOnSports) welcome MFC bantamweight champion Anthony Birchack who makes his UFC debut this Saturday against Joe Soto at UFC 177. In addition we’re joined by Carlin Bardsley again who breaks down the Big Three & The Parting Shot with us tonight. The…

August 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

With the UFC’s next pay-per-view event just over three weeks away, it’s time to start taking a look at the betting odds for the card. Two bouts on the card already have lines released, and they’re about as different as can be. In the main event, T.J. Dillashaw will defend his newly won UFC bantamweight…

August 18th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 66 myself (@LynchOnSports) & guest host Carlin Bardsley (@CarlinBardsley) welcome WSOF 14 headliner Ryan Ford to the show to talk about his upcoming fight with Jake Shields. Then UFC 177 co-headliner Danny “Last Call” Castillo joins the show to talk about his bout with Tony Ferguson. The Big Three w/special guest host Carlin Bardsley…

August 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Well it seems UFC 178 simply isn’t meant to be the blockbuster event everyone had it pegged as since way back in March, when Alexander Gustafsson reclaimed his #1 contender’s slot with a victory over Jimi Manuwa. Few saw Jon Jones’ April title defense against Glover Teixeira as more than a mere detour on the…

July 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a few fights over this past weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on these new bouts. Henry Cejudo vs. Scott Jorgensen, UFC 177 The UFC has signed promising flyweight prospect Henry Cejudo, and the former Olympic gold medalist in men’s freestyle wrestling will meet veteran…

July 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 177: DILLASHAW VS. BARAO 2 Date: August 30, 2014 Location: Sacramento, California Venue: Sleep Train Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw (-135) A former NCAA Division I wrestler and current Team Alpha Male member, T.J. Dillashaw (11-2) took the MMA world by storm earlier this year when he defeated UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao via…

July 19th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 177: DILLASHAW VS. BARAO 2 Date: August 30, 2014 Location: Sacramento, California Venue: Sleep Train Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson (-1425) Since losing to bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in October, 2011, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson (20-2-1) has taken over the UFC’s flyweight division with relative ease. He won the UFC’s four-man flyweight tournament with wins over…

July 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC has added another title fight to UFC 177, and the match will serve as the event’s co-headliner. The promotion announced on Tuesday that UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson will take on Chris Cariaso at UFC 177, which is set for August 30 at Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, California. The bout will serve…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced three new bouts, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Roland Delorme vs. Yuta Sasaki, UFC Fight Night 48 A bantamweight bout between veteran Roland Delorme and UFC newcomer Yuta Sasaki was added to UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place August 23 at…

July 14th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC announced a number of new bouts over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on these newly-announced fights. Josh Thomson vs. Bobby Green, UFC on FOX 12 Due to an injury to Michael Johnson, the UFC called upon Bobby Green to fill in for Johnson against…

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