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January 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 188: VELASQUEZ VS. WERDUM Date: June 13, 2015 Location: Mexico City, Mexico Venue: Arena Ciudad de Mexico Broadcast: PPV UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez Cain Velasquez (13-1) rebounded from his first career loss to Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX 1 by registering a first-round TKO of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC 146 and he…

December 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC Fight Night 57, One FC 23, UFC 181, Invicta FC 10 and The Ultimate Fighter season 20 taking place these past three weeks, 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…

December 10th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a winning night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with a double weekend of The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale and UFC on Fox 13. After winning 4.94 units at UFC 181 this past weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 40.445 units life-to-date. You can check a track record…

December 8th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 was live on Pay Per View from Las Vegas this past Saturday night and produced a night of great fights, seven of which resulted in finishes. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to…

December 8th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 181 in Las Vegas, Nevada #5 Not Saved by the Bell– In the lone women’s matchup at UFC 181, Raquel Pennington took on newcomer Ashlee Evans-Smith. In a bloody, physical contest, Evans-Smith was getting the better of the fight including creating…

December 8th, 2014
Gabe Killian

Fighters often compete out of their natural fighting weight class, but sooner or later, they are forced to make the move. Giving up a size and strength advantage could be the difference-maker in a fight, especially amongst the elite of the sport who compete for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Newly-crowned UFC welterweight champion Robbie…

December 7th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 181 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…

December 6th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC 181 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going  for +4.94 units overall. Premium UFC 181: 3-1 +4.94 units Wins: 2 units: Clay Collard (-105), Josh Samman (+140), Parlay Tony Ferguson (-255) with Duffee/Hamilton UNDER 1.5 (-205) at (+107) Losses: 2 units: Matt Hobar (+225)   Free…

December 6th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be live from Las Vegas this Saturday night with UFC 181, which will be headlined by a pair of title fights. The main card will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with…

December 6th, 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 181 tonight (December 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada. After…

December 6th, 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 181 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

December 6th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

This weekend’s UFC 181 pay-per-view card has two titles on the line in the Lightweight and Welterweight divisions, making the event one of the can’t-miss cards of the year. And in addition to the title fights, there are some intriguing matchups featuring potential future contenders in several more weight classes. Any serious MMA fan will…

December 5th, 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…

December 5th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 181 December 6, 2014 Lightweight Title Matchup: Anthony Pettis vs Gilbert Melendez By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  There’s no argument about matchmaking when the consensus #1 ranked challenger in the division takes on the champ, but the lack of drama in The Ultimate Fighter series may have people sleeping on this matchup. It may…

December 5th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 181: “Hendricks vs Lawler II” takes place today (Fri., Dec. 5, 2014) from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas Nevada. The event is headlined by a welterweight title bout rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler. Also on tap will be a lightweight title bout between champion…

December 5th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a winning night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC 181. After winning 0.92 units at UFC Fight Night 57 two weeks ago, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 35.505 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker…

December 5th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at women’s bantamweight Ashlee Evans-Smith as she takes on former TUF18 competitor Raquel Pennington at UFC 181. Ashlee Evans Smith Hometown: Lake Forest, California Age: 27 Height: 5’8” Weightclass: Women’s Bantamweight Camp: Reign Training Center…

December 5th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

There are two titles at stake this weekend at UFC 181 on a card that is refreshingly loaded with talent and fun fighters. But if you needed one more reason to tune in this weekend, consider the number of sluggers that will be entering the cage on Saturday. Although the UFC isn’t using real punching…

December 3rd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be live from Las Vegas this Saturday night with UFC 181, which will be headlined by a pair of title fights. The main card will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with…

December 2nd, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be live from Las Vegas this Saturday night with UFC 181, which will be headlined by a pair of title fights. The main card will be live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm ET, with preliminary action…

December 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Bantamweight bout: Matt “The Crowbar” Hobar (+260) vs Sergio “The Phenom” Pettis (-320) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 181 preliminary card on UFC Fight Pass will feature a bantamweight contest between Dallas’ Matt “The Crowbar” Hobar and Milwaukee’s Sergio “The Phenom”…

December 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be live from Las Vegas this Saturday night with UFC 181, which will be headlined by a pair of title fights. The main card will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with…

November 30th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Abel “Killa” Trujillo (+210) vs Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson (-250) Fight Breakdown: Getting the fireworks started for UFC 181 on Pay Per View will be barn-burner in the lightweight division between 31 year old Blackzilian Abel “Killa” Trujillo…

November 30th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight bout: Big Brown (+270) vs Hapa Browne (-330) Fight Breakdown: It’s Browne vs “Big Browne” on Saturday night on the main card of UFC 181, as Brendan “Big Brown” Schaub takes on Travis “Hapa” Browne in a three round…

November 29th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 181 Date: December 6, 2014 Arena: Mandalay Bay Events Center City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Anthony Pettis (-220) vs Gilbert Melendez (+180) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 181 on Pay Per View will see UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defend his title for the first time against former Strikeforce lightweight…

November 28th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is back on Pay Per View and in Las Vegas with UFC 181 on Saturday, December 6th. The event will feature two title fights and 11 fights in total, including the five fight Pay Per View main card which will be live at 10pm ET. Kicking off the UFC 181 Pay…

November 18th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

With UFC 180, World Series of Fighting 15 and Bellator 131 and The Ultimate Fighter season 20 taking place this past week, 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…

November 18th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Welcome to another top MMA podcast hosted on MMAOddsBreaker.com. The Verbal Submission has been around for over 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 chance to…

November 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Mexico City, Mexico this past Saturday night for the first time in promotion history with UFC 180. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines to wager on these props were…

November 18th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Mexico City, Mexico this past Saturday night for the first time in promotion history with UFC 180. The action-packed 11-fight card featured an incredible eight finishes, and now with the solid night of scraps behind us, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups for some of the competitors…

November 17th, 2014
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship was in Mexico City, Mexico this past Saturday night for the first time in promotion history with UFC 180. The action-packed 11-fight card featured an incredible eight finishes, and now with the solid night of scraps behind us, let’s take a look at which UFC 180 fighters we may no longer…

November 17th, 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 180. Surprises Ricardo Lamas — Ricardo Lamas is one of the top-five featherweights in the sport but somehow the…

November 17th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 180  in Mexico City, Mexico. #5 Not in the Spotlight– Over the past couple months, perhaps the most prominent UFC personality has, for lack of a better term, been not so prominent. UFC President Dana White had attended and oversaw nearly…

November 17th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every major MMA event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card. Here’s five crazy UFC 180 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Kelvin Gastelum wins by submission (+720)/Gastelum wins in round 1 (+500) In the…

November 17th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

As so often is the case, the UFC’s first venture into a new market resulted in a memorable atmosphere, and a largely entertaining show. While UFC 180 didn’t necessarily draw fans in droves (outside of Mexico), those who did tune in got solid efforts and a decent representation of the UFC’s product in 2014. The…

November 16th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 79, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Chris Camozzi to the show to talk about his upcoming fight with Jeremy Kimball at PFC 7 this Friday. Then MMA journalist Alex Schlinsky of MMA Mania & Fight Hub TV to recap UFC 180, Bellator 131 and WSOF 15.   1)  Fabricio Werdum TKO’s Mark Hunt. How…

November 16th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 180 took place tonight in Mexico City, Mexico, and overall the card was a whole lot of fun as it featured five finishes on the main card, including an absolutely brutal knockout in the main event of the evening. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing…

November 16th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 180 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…

November 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC 180 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 (November 15, 2014) from the Arena Ciudad de México in Mexico City, Mexico, and features a heavyweight interim title fight between Fabricio…

November 15th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 180 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB Staff Writer joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the five most important fights. Check out the videos below UFC Interim Heavyweight Title Bout Fabricio Werdum vs Mark Hunt UFC…

November 15th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 180. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. Note: Because UFC 180 has about as much depth as a sheet of paper, my…

November 15th, 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 180 tonight (November 8, 2014) in Mexico City, Mexico. After…

November 14th, 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…

November 14th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 180 Date: November 15, 2014 Arena: Arena Ciudad de Mexico City: Mexico City, Mexico Welterweight bout: Jake Ellenberger (+170) vs Kelvin Gastelum (-200) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 180 in Mexico City will see veteran Jake Ellenberger take on the Mexican Kelvin Gastelum, with Ellenberger being the betting underdog at +170 ($100…

November 13th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Forget about the triple dose of MMA this Saturday night, the biggest issue in the MMA world is: what happened to Lance Fischel halfway through the podcast? If anyone has seen him, please return him to the MMA Analysis headquarters. Despite losing their host mid-show, Jay, Brad, and Sean keep rolling right through UFC, Bellator,…

November 13th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 180 is a three-round welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Jake Ellenberger. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Gastelum is a -250 favorite (bet $250 to win $100) while Ellenberger is a +190 underdog (bet $100 to win $190). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Gastelum at…

November 13th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Argentina’s Guido Cannetti as he takes on Mexican Enrique Briones at UFC 180.   Guido “Ninja” Cannetti Hometown: Mar del Plata, Argentina Age: 34 Height: 5’6” Weightclass: Bantamweight Camp: GOA MMA Academy Career Record:…

November 13th, 2014
Reed Kuhn

UFC 180 November 15, 2014 Welterweight Matchup: Kelvin Gastelum vs Jake Ellenberger By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  In the co-main event from Mexico City is another pairing of ranked fighters where the lower ranked competitor is favored over the higher ranked one. When undefeated TUF 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum takes on former Welterweight contender Jake…

November 13th, 2014
Matty

Q & Anik is a new article featured exclusively at MMAOddsBreaker.com that goes 5 rounds with UFC commentator Jon Anik offering his betting tips and picks on some of the biggest UFC cards of the year. 1st Round Q: Last time we spoke, you had mentioned how you were a bit concerned about Mark Hunt’s ability to lose 40…

November 12th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a winning night, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC 180. After 5.035 units at UFC Fight Night 55 and UFC Fight Night 56 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 38.61 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included…

November 12th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Mexican bantamweight Augusto Montano as he takes on Chris Heatherly at UFC 180.   Augusto “Dodger” Montano Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico Age: 30 Height: 6’2” Weightclass: Welterweight Camp: Jackson’s MMA Career Record: 13-1 Key…

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