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September 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Nearly eight months after his last appearance inside a cage, Nick Diaz finally had his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today. To put it mildly, things did not go well for Mr. Diaz. While the punishment technically could have been more harsh, the commission effectively put an end to Diaz’ career as…

February 8th, 2015
Brad Wharton

It was supposed to be the UFC’s comeback year. After the horror show that was 2014, with event cancellations, an injury epidemic that wiped out or altered nearly all of their originally advertised Pay Per View main events, depressing TV ratings and an impending lawsuit that could change the business forever, 2015’s marquee first quarter…

February 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015 was a dark day for the sport of mixed martial arts, as the UFC announced that, just days after their main event fight at UFC 183, former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both failed drug tests, with Silva testing positive for two anabolic steroids in a pre-fight drug test…

February 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 is now in our rear-view, having produced a night of many surprises and disappointments. Following the unforgettable night of scraps, here are some potential match-ups I’d like to see for a few of the competitors from the evening… Tyron Woodley vs Rick Story I think this would make for a great match-up in…

February 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

The main event for UFC 183 saw the return of both Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz in what was the first “superfight” in recent UFC history. Many did not expect the fight to last very long, but the veterans battled it out for all five rounds of action, leaving it for the judges to decide….

February 2nd, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 183 from the fight capital of the world; Las Vegas, Nevada. #1 The Spider’s Web – The main event of UFC 183 has been talked about for months. It had been over a year since Anderson Silva had fought in the…

February 2nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 is now in our rear-view, having produced a night of many surprises and disappointments. Unfortunately, some disappointments will not go unpunished, so following the night of scraps, here are a couple of fighters we may no longer see compete inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK: Tom Watson In a fight many expected…

February 2nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

After three weeks in the green to start off the year, I fell deep into the red at UFC 183, despite going 8-3 overall with picks. It hurts to end the first month of the New Year on a sour note, but I look to bounce back strong here in February. Here is a recap…

February 1st, 2015
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 183 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Anderson Silva wins by decision (+423)/Silva wins by unanimous decision (+495) A…

February 1st, 2015
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 183. Surprises Thiago Alves — “The Pitbull” is back. After getting outstruck by Jordan Mein in the first round…

February 1st, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 90 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Sherdog.com MMA Analyst Patrick Wyman to talk about prospects and the technical side of breaking down fights. The PR guru Mike Russell joins us to talk about the Jon Jones situation and the overall image of MMA. Finally WSOF…

February 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 183 concluded the biggest month for the promotion in over a year. The card saw the return of former middleweight champion Anderson Silva, as well as former welterweight title challenger Nick Diaz in a main event that seemed delightfully offbeat heading into the fight, and played out exactly that way. The fight wasn’t exactly…

February 1st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 183 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…

February 1st, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 183 took place Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nevada, and the event overall was quite entertaining, even though the main event proved to be one of the stranger fights in recent memory. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick…

January 31st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 183 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 1-2 for -2.7 units overall. Premium UFC 183: 1-2 -2.7 units Wins: 2 units: Tyron Woodley (-130) Losses: 2 units: Tom Watson (+130), 2 units: Jordan Mein (-135)   Free Bets: 0-1 -1 unit…

January 31st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 183 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 (January 31, 2015) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a middleweight main event between…

January 31st, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas this tonight (Jan. 31st, 2015) with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. Preliminary action will precede it…

January 31st, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 bantamweight Sara McMann about her upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (Jan. 31, 2015) against Miesha Tate at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Olympic silver medal-winning wrestler understands that not all female fighters are judged by their talent, but instead by their looks,…

January 31st, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas this tonight (Jan. 31st, 2015) with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. Preliminary action will precede it…

January 31st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Brad Taschuk were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 183 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the MMAOB staff writer joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the five main card fights. UFC Middleweight Bout Anderson Silva vs Nick Diaz UFC Welterweight Bout Tyron Woodley vs Kelvin Gastelum…

January 31st, 2015
Matty

It took until just a few days leading up to UFC 183 for the betting odds to start taking off. But much like the Super Bowl, the UFC lines have really moved in Las Vegas toward the end of the week thanks in part to the thousands of visitors who are in town to wager…

January 31st, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight bout: Thiago Santos (-170) vs Andy Enz (+150) Fight Breakdown: The very first card of the evening on the UFC Fight Pass preliminary card will be a middleweight scrap between 31-year old Thiago Santos and 23-year old Andy Enz,…

January 31st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 183. 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. 1. Anderson Silva vs. Forrest Griffin – UFC 101 Upcoming Bout: Anderson Silva vs. Nick…

January 31st, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with retired UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen about all the latest MMA news including the main event between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz tonight (Jan. 31, 2015) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former three-time UFC title challenger speaks from experience due to his two epic battles…

January 31st, 2015
Brian Hemminger

New Year, new contest! MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2015 and just like last year, we’re keeping a running tally of our staff’s fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve added three new staff members to the our special picks chart this…

January 31st, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics We’ve already looked at a few striking stats for the competitors at UFC 183, like power, accuracy, and pace. But an important aspect of MMA is controlling the cage, both on the feet, as well as on the ground. And while the evolution of MMA data is only just starting handle standing cage…

January 31st, 2015
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…

January 30th, 2015
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tomorrow’s UFC 183. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. UFC 183 is live tomorrow night (Jan. 31, 2015) with 12-scheduled bouts, including a five fight…

January 30th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Flyweight bout: Ian McCall (-230) vs John Lineker (+190) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 183 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will feature a flyweight scrap that will likely determine the next challenger for the UFC Flyweight title, and a battle…

January 30th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC 183 is a three-round middleweight bout between Thiago Santos and Andy Enz. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Santos is a -170 favorite (bet $170 to win $100) while Enz is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Enz…

January 30th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 183: “Silva vs Diaz” takes place today (Friday, Jan. 30, 2014) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by a middleweight bout between former champion Anderson Silva and the always entertaining Nick Diaz. UFC 183 Weigh-in Stream: Complete UFC 183 weigh-in results…

January 30th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: “Raging” Al Iaquinta (-190) vs Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon (+165) Fight Breakdown: UFC 183’s main card will be featuring a lightweight contest that is expected to be a barn-burner. Fireworks are likely when Long Island’s “Raging” Al Iaquinta squares…

January 30th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC 183 is a three-round featherweight bout between Diego Brandao and Jimy Hettes. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Brandao is a -170 favorite (bet $170 to win $100) while Hettes is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Brandao…

January 30th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 middleweight Ed Herman about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against Derek Brunson at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The crafty veteran has been competing over twice as long as Brunson and he feels his experience could be a…

January 30th, 2015
Matty

Q & Anik is an article featured exclusively at MMAOddsBreaker.com that goes five 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: I believe this is the first main event in UFC history between two fighters who are both on losing streaks. Anderson Silva…

January 30th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims at UFC 183 is a three-round middleweight bout between Rafael Natal and Tom Watson. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Natal is a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Watson is a +155 underdog (bet $100 to win $155). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Natal at…

January 30th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas this tomorrow night (Jan. 31st, 2015) with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. Preliminary action will precede it on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET and UFC Fight Pass at 7pm ET….

January 30th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This week, the MMA Analysis crew takes a look into one of the deepest UFC cards in recent memory. UFC 183 features a fascinating main event, and as many as three number one contenders bouts. Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean discuss all twelve bouts on the card and offer their plays for Saturday night. MMA…

January 29th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the televised prelims at UFC 183 is a three-round middleweight bout between Derek Brunson and Ed Herman. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Brunson is a -550 favorite (bet $550 to win $100) while Herman is a +425 underdog (bet $100 to win $425). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Brunson at…

January 29th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 middleweight Tom Watson about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against Rafael Natal at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The veteran striker out of the UK has faced a ton of really durable fighters in his UFC career thus…

January 29th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Women’s Bantamweight bout: Miesha “Cupcake” Tate (+175) vs Sara McMann (-210) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card for UFC 183 will be a women’s bantamweight contest between a pair of former title challengers in Miesha “Cupcake” Tate…

January 29th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 183 is a three-round welterweight bout between Jordan Mein and Thiago Alves. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Mein is a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Alves is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Mein at…

January 29th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 lightweight Al Iaquinta about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against Joe Lauzon at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former Ultimate Fighter season 15 finalist has suffered three losses in his career via submission, but he doesn’t expect…

January 29th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics The main event at UFC 183 presents two living legends facing off in a very unpredictable bout due to unprecedented layoffs. But what shouldn’t be surprising is the style of striking that each man brings into the Octagon on fight night, as we have loads of historical data between them. The basic gist…

January 29th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 flyweight Ian McCall about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against John Lineker at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented 125-pounder isn’t at a loss for confidence as his bout against the Brazilian knockout artist nears, and that’s…

January 29th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 183 is a three-round lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Joe Lauzon. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Iaquinta is a -190 favorite (bet $190 to win $100) while Lauzon is a +150 underdog (bet $100 to win $150). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Iaquinta…

January 28th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas this Saturday night (Jan. 31st, 2015) with 12-scheduled bouts, including a five fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. Preliminary action will precede…

January 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 183 is a five-round middleweight bout between Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Silva is a -470 favorite (bet $470 to win $100) while Diaz is a +375 underdog (bet $100 to win $375). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Silva at…

January 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Coming off a profitable weekend, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC 183. After losing 3.775 units at UFC on Fox 14 this past Saturday, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 35.175 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in…

January 28th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 183 Date: January 31, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas this Saturday night (Jan. 31st, 2015) with 12 scheduled bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. Preliminary action will precede…

January 28th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 183 middleweight Tim Boetsch about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (Jan. 31, 2015) against Thales Leites at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime UFC veteran knows Leites possesses a terrific ground game, but he’s expecting the Brazilian to continue his recent…

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