ufc 178 odds

September 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 came and went this past Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014), producing an incredibly entertaining night of fights, and with the scraps now behind us, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups for a few of the competitors of the evening… Donald Cerrone vs Michael Johnson It seems as if the UFC already…

September 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night (Sept. 27, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts and produced a night of incredibly exciting fights, six of which resulted in entertaining finishes. After the fights concluded, the UFC handed out four $50,000 checks; two for ‘Fight of the Night’ and…

September 28th, 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 were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC 178. Yoel Romero — Move over everyone else at 185lbs, because there’s a new contender in town and his…

September 28th, 2014
Jay Primetown

The MMA-Analysis co-host Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 178. Look for his series of “Five Count” articles after each UFC card. #5 Referendum on Bellator – It’s not often we see the best in Bellator make the jump to the UFC. In 2012, Cuban born Bellator…

September 28th, 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 178 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Yoel Romero wins in round 3 (+1300) In a middleweight match that won “Fight…

September 28th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 178 was one of the most anticipated cards of the year, and it completely lived up to expectations. The main card featured four finishes in five fights, but it was more the way the fights played out that made the event memorable. Each main card result will have a direct impact on its division’s…

September 28th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 178 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…

September 28th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178 took place tonight live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the card overall was one of the best of the year as it featured a number of excellent, high-level fights from a number of the sport’s best athletes. Overall from a betting perspective, eight favorites and three underdogs…

September 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC 178 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 2-1 for +1.5 units overall. Premium UFC 178: 2-1 +1.5 units Wins: 2.5u: Donald Cerrone (-120), 2u: Parlay Jorge Masvidal (-385) with Ebersole/Howard OVER 2.5 (-265) at (-136) Losses: 3u: Tim Kennedy (+110) Free Bets: 1-0 +2 units…

September 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC 178 draws close, so it’s only fair that you get a one-stop shop for all the articles we’ve posted for the event, which goes down tonight (September 27, 2014) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a plethora of top-10 match-ups in…

September 27th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Reed Kuhn were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 178 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the Fight Scientist joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the main card fights. Check out the videos below UFC Flyweight Title Bout Demetrious Johnson vs Chris Cariaso UFC Lightweight Bout Donald…

September 27th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

We won’t know until after the fights actually play out how entertaining UFC 178 ends up being, but there is no shortage of reasons to tune in for Saturday night’s pay-per-view event. When the main event is the least intriguing bout on the main card, you know you have a well-constructed show. Even the prelims…

September 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 178 will be live on Pay Per View this tonight (Sept. 27, 2014) at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. If interested in wagering on…

September 27th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 178 is a three-round middleweight bout between Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Romero is a -125 favorite (bet $125 to win $100) while Kennedy is a +115 underdog (bet $100 to win $115). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Kennedy…

September 27th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 178 will be live on Pay Per View this Saturday at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. After the fights have concluded, the UFC will…

September 27th, 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 178 today morning (September 27, 2014). After 32 events, James…

September 26th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off another winning night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC Fight Night 52. After Winning 8.8 units at UFC Fight Night 52 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 44.255 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA…

September 26th, 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 178 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

September 26th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics After the cancellation of UFC 176 and the unfortunate shuffling of UFC 177, the fact remains that UFC 178 is perhaps the most stacked card of the year. All 10 fighters on the main card are ranked, plus several more on the prelims. In addition to a title at stake, each of the…

September 26th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 178 will be live on Pay Per View this Saturday at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. Interested in wagering on these plays, or any…

September 26th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 178: “Johnson vs. Cariaso” took place today (Fri., Sept. 26, 2014) from the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a flyweight title bout between champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Chris Cariaso. Also on tap will be five more bouts featuring ranked…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 178 is a three-round lightweight bout between Eddie Alvarez and Donald Cerrone. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Alvarez is a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) while Cerrone is also a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) in a Pick ’em fight. MMA linesetter…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of the UFC 178 preliminary card is a three-round bantamweight bout between Dominick Cruz and Takeya Mizugaki. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cruz is a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Mizugaki is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Cruz…

September 26th, 2014
Adam Martin.

There are a number of prop bets available for UFC 178, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve scoured through all of the available lines at 5Dimes Sportsbook and have selected five which I think have a good chance of winning. Demetrious Johnson wins inside the distance (+100) In the main event of the evening, Demetrious…

September 26th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 178 September 27, 2014 Lightweight Matchup: Stephen Thompson vs Patrick Cote By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In a talent-stacked fight card, it may be surprising to see a one-time title challenger taking on a highly skilled up-and-comer. Although perhaps less surprising than these same two fighters being unranked within the loaded division they compete…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 178 is a five-round title fight between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Chris Cariaso. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Johnson is a -1375 favorite (bet $1375 to win $100) while Cariaso is a +900 underdog (bet $100 to win $900). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Johnson…

September 25th, 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…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the most-anticipated fights at UFC 178 is a three-round featherweight bout between Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, McGregor is a -265 favorite (bet $265 to win $100) while Poirier is a +225 underdog (bet $100 to win $225). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up McGregor at…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 178 is a three-round welterweight bout between John Howard and Brian Ebersole. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Howard is a -215 favorite (bet $215 to win $100) while Ebersole is a +178 underdog (bet $100 to win $178). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Howard at -180…

September 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 178 is a three-round lightweight bout between Jorge Masvidal and James Krause. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Masvidal is a -360 favorite (bet $360 to win $100) while Krause is a +300 underdog (bet $100 to win $300). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened up Masvidal at -405…

September 24th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Jon Tuck (+178) vs Kevin Lee (-215) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Pass portion of the UFC 178 preliminary card will be featuring a lightweight contest between Jon “Super Saiyan” Tuck and Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee, with…

September 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight bout: Tim Kennedy (+125) vs Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero (-145) Fight Breakdown: Featured on the UFC 178 main card on Pay Per View is a middleweight bout between a pair of Strikeforce imports in Tim Kennedy and Yoel…

September 23rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 178 is one of deepest UFC cards in recent memory. Even despite the flyweight title main event not being the most intriguing bout of the year, this is a can’t-miss event. Between the UFC debut of Eddie Alvarez, a fantastic featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier, and the return of former bantamweight…

September 23rd, 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 23rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 Date: September 27, 2014 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 178 will be live on Pay Per View this Saturday at 10pm ET with a five-fight main card, with televised preliminary action kicking off at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. If interested in making this parlay, or any…

September 21st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 178 will be live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena on Saturday, September 27th with a stacked 11-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be airing on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with a four-fight preliminary card preceding it at 8pm ET on FOX Sports 1. The preliminary card wraps up…

September 3rd, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Even without light heavyweight champion Jon Jones defending his belt, UFC 178 is still one of the deepest pay-per-view cards of the year. While the main event isn’t much of a hook, there are five bouts below it that could all produce title challengers in their respective divisions in very short order. Flyweight champion Demetrious…

August 21st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier Date: September 27, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Lightweight Contender Donald Cerrone (-130) Profile: Donald Cerrone (24-6, 1 NC) is one of the most active and exciting UFC fighters. A perennial contender, “Cowboy” has never quite been able to get over the…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178: JONES VS. GUSTAFSSON 2 Date: September 27, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Featherweight Conor McGregor (-170) A character who backs up his trash talking with vicious knockouts inside the cage, Conor McGregor (15-2) has taken the MMA world by storm and is a bonafide star now. After…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178: JONES VS. GUSTAFSSON 2 Date: September 27, 2014 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: MGM Grand Garden Arena Broadcast: PPV UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones One of the top pound-for-pound MMA fighters on the planet, Jon ”Bones” Jones (20-1) has dominated the light heavyweight scene, becoming the youngest UFC title holder ever early in 2011 at the age of…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two title bouts for the fall/winter calendar, and they’re both good ones. After Vitor Belfort was given a license to fight in Nevada by the NSAC pending the passing of random drug tests, the UFC announced he will take on Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in the main event…

July 23rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 178 is officially stacked. The world’s leading MMA promotion officially announced on Tuesday evening that featherweight contenders Conor McGregor and Dustin Poirier have agreed to fight each other, and the pair’s grudge match will take place at UFC 178, which is set for September 27 at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada….

July 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

“The Dominator” is back. The UFC announced yesterday that former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is returning from a near three-year injury layoff at UFC 178, and his opponent in his return will be none other than perennial contender Takeya Mizugaki. UFC 178 takes place September 27 in Las Vegas, Nevada, at a yet-to-be-announced venue….

June 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will finish what they started in the place where their feud began. The UFC announced late Thursday night that the light heavyweight champion will defend his belt against the top contender in the most-anticipated rematch of the year at UFC 178, which takes place September 27 at Air Canada Centre…