UFC 184

March 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It’s a bit late with March already being a week old, but here is the recap of February’s MMA action (particularly from a money-making perspective). As usual, the UFC led the way in lined fights. This month they hosted 32 (and a pair more that were cancelled either the day of, or day prior). Bellator…

March 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

With no major fight card this week, The MMA Analysis decided to bring in some reinforcements in order to have the show run longer than the 15 minutes it would have gone otherwise. Wes Colvin and Jeremy Lovelace (son of Linda), make their MMA Analysis debuts, while Joey Garner returns to the show, as three…

March 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC commentator Joe Rogan and friends get together and record a live podcast during some UFC Fight Night events. These sessions are called The Fight Companion. A frequent guest on The Fight Companion is 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo. From time to time, Bravo is known to say things that may seem out of…

March 4th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 184 from the entertainment capital of the world; Los Angeles, California. #1 Fast and Furious– After Ronda Rousey’s first round victory over Cat Zingano, no one was questioning whether she was the best fighter in the world in her weight class….

March 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

Following a memorable, action-packed weekend of fights, I will be doing a recap of my wagers for the three cards I made plays on (Legacy FC 39, Bellator 134 and UFC 184). Of course, as always, all of the lines were made available at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. And without further ado, here is a recap of…

March 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Los Angeles Saturday night (Feb. 28, 2015) with UFC 184, or better known as, The Ronda Rousey Show. Now, following the memorable night of fights, let’s take a look at which UFC 184 competitors we may no longer see inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK: Ruan Potts…

March 2nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Los Angeles last night (Feb. 28, 2015) with UFC 184, or better known as, The Ronda Rousey Show. Now, following the memorable night of fights, I’m going to take a moment to look ahead at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… WOMEN’S…

March 2nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Los Angeles Saturday night (Feb. 28, 2015) with UFC 184, or better known as: The Ronda Rousey Show. After the fights concluded, the UFC awarded four $50,000 bonus checks to four fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ honors. And without further ado, UFC 184’s bonus award winners were……

March 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 184. Surprises Jake Ellenberger — Jake Ellenberger had lost three-straight fights and no one knew where his head was…

March 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 184 was sold on the back of Ronda Rousey, and her performance in the main event will likely be what resonates with MMA fans above all else from this event for a long time to come. It took all of 14 seconds for Cat Zingano to employ the worst possible strategy for a bout…

March 1st, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 94 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Titan FC featherweight Cody Bollinger to talk about his upcoming fight with Andre Harrison at Titan FC 33 on Mar. 20th. Then L.A. Daily news sports editor Brian Martin helps us recap all the action from UFC 184. The…

March 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 184 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Jake Ellenberger wins by submission (+1740) In a welterweight bout, Jake Ellenberger…

February 28th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 184 Closing Odds and Results On Saturday night, the Octagon returned to Los Angeles for the first time since 2012, and for its first pay-per-view event since all the way back in 2009. UFC 184 was the first time a PPV had been headlined by a pair of women’s bouts, and the card delivered….

February 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 184 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 1-0 for +2.5 units overall. Premium UFC 184: 1-0 +2.5 units Wins: 2.5 units: Tim Means (-140) Losses:  none Free Bets: 0-1 -1 unit Wins: none Losses: 1 unit: Mizuki Inoue (+135) (Invicta FC 11)…

February 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 184 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 (February 28, 2015) from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California, and features a women’s bantamweight main event between champion…

February 28th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 welterweight Tim Means about his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (February 28, 2015) against Dhiego Lima at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The powerful Arizona-native has hurt his last two opponents early but failed to put them away, and he’s not planning on letting history repeat…

February 28th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 184. 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. Cat Zingano vs. Miesha Tate – TUF 17 Finale Upcoming Bout: Cat Zingano vs….

February 28th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 184 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Norifumi Yamamoto and Roman Salazar. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Yamamoto is a -280 favorite (bet $280 to win $100) while Salazar is a +240 underdog (bet $100 to win $240). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Yamamoto at -210…

February 28th, 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…

February 28th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 middleweight Mark Munoz about his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (February 28, 2015) against Roan Carneiro at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The “Filipino Wrecking Machine” isn’t taking his short notice replacement opponent lightly, and he’s been preparing specifically for Carneiro ever since the bout was…

February 28th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

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 time around. After six…

February 28th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 184 Date: 02/28/15 Arena: Staples Center City: Los Angeles, CA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is finally set to return to Los Angeles this Saturday night (February 28, 2014) for UFC 184. The event will feature an entirety of 11 bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View…

February 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 184 is a three-round middleweight bout between Mark Munoz and Roan Carneiro. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Munoz is a -325 favorite (bet $325 to win $100) while Carneiro is a +265 underdog (bet $100 to win $265). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Munoz at -280…

February 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 184 is a three-round lightweight bout between Tony Ferguson and Gleison Tibau. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ferguson is a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Tibau is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ferguson at…

February 27th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 184: “Rousey vs Zingano” takes place today (Friday, Feb. 27, 2014) from the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey and undefeated challenger Cat Zingano. UFC 184 Weigh-in Stream: UFC 184 Weigh-in Results: Main Card UFC…

February 27th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 lightweight James Krause about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (February 28, 2015) against Valmir Lazaro at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The talented veteran knows he’s faced significantly stiffer competition throughout his career than Lazaro has, and he feels it will be a…

February 27th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at 18 time boxing world champion Holly Holm as she makes her UFC debut against Raquel Pennington at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California.   Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm Hometown: Albuquerque, New Mexico Age:…

February 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 184 is a three-round welterweight bout between Alan Jouban and Richard Walsh. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Jouban is a -450 favorite (bet $ to win $100) while Walsh is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Jouban…

February 27th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is finally set to return to Los Angeles this Saturday night (February 28, 2014) for UFC 184. The event will feature an entirety of 11-bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at 10pm ET. Preliminary action will precede it at 8pm ET on…

February 27th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 184 is a five-round title fight between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and No. 1 contender Cat Zingano. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Rousey is a -900 favorite (bet $900 to win $100) while Zingano is a +600 underdog (bet $100 to win $600). MMA…

February 27th, 2015
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 184 in Los Angeles. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. The event will feature an entirety of 11 bouts, including a five-fight main…

February 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Despite the tragic loss of Sean Carey to the three inches of snow received in North Carolina, The MMA Analysis must soldier on. With heavy hearts and terrible jokes, Lance, Jay, and Brad break down UFC 184, or as it came to be known on the show, UFC Fight Night 184. Following a very successful…

February 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 184 is a three-round women’s bantamweight bout between Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Holm is a -900 favorite (bet $900 to win $100) while Pennington is a +600 underdog (bet $100 to win $600). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Holm at -505…

February 26th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 welterweight Dhiego Lima about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (February 28, 2015) against Tim Means at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The Ultimate Fighter season 19 finalist has a pretty good idea of what to expect against a scrappy fighter like Means, and…

February 26th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 184 Date: 02/28/15 Arena: Staples Center City: Los Angeles, CA Lightweight bout: Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson (-220) vs Gleison Tibau (+180) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action going for UFC 184’s Pay Per View card will be a lightweight contest between a couple of 31-year olds looking to crack the division’s top-15 in Tony “El…

February 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 184 is a three-round welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Josh Koscheck. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Ellenberger is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Koscheck is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Ellenberger…

February 26th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 184 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Ruan Potts. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Lewis is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Potts is a +400 underdog (bet $100 to win $400). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Lewis at -385…

February 26th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 184 Date: 02/28/15 Arena: Staples Center City: Los Angeles, CA Women’s Bantamweight title bout: “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (-900) vs “Alpha” Cat Zingano (+600) Fight Breakdown: UFC 184’s main event of the evening will be a five round title fight that see’s Colorado native “Alpha” Cat Zingano challenge “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey for her UFC Women’s…

February 25th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 184 February 28th, 2015 Lightweight Matchup: Tony Ferguson vs Gleison Tibau By @fightnomics Leading off the main card at UFC 184 is a fight between two talented Lightweights who are each striving for a spot among the rankings in the UFC’s deepest division. Veteran Gleison Tibau has faced the who’s who of the UFC…

February 25th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC 184 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

February 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for the big Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC 184 card. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking fights….

February 25th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 184 Date: 02/28/15 Arena: Staples Center City: Los Angeles, CA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is finally set to return to Los Angeles this Saturday night (February 28, 2014) for UFC 184. The event will feature an entirety of 11-bouts, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay Per View at…

February 24th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 184 welterweight Jake Ellenberger about his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (February 28, 2015) against Josh Koscheck at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. The former top 170 pound contender has hit a rough patch in his last three fights, but he feels he can turn…

February 24th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Coming off our most profitable event ever, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC 184. After winning 33.9 units at UFC Fight Night 61 this past Sunday, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 62.88 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in…

February 24th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Mexican Masio Fullen as he takes on fellow TUF Latin American competitor Alexander Torres at UFC 184 in Los Angeles, California.   Masio “El Lobo” Fullen Hometown: Guadalajara, Mexico Age: 27 Height: 5’10” Reach:…

February 24th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 184 February 28th, 2015 Welterweight Matchup: Jake Ellenberger vs Josh Koscheck By @fightnomics   Big Picture:  The last men competing in the Octagon at UFC 184 are two Welterweights in desperate need of a win. Jake Ellenberger may still be ranked, and Josh Koscheck was a former title contender, but both men are currently…

February 23rd, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 93 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) with UFC Fight Night 61 being on Sunday we did a special live edition of the show on Monday night recapping the card. We also talked with fellow Canadian and Hard Knocks Light Heavyweight champion Misha Cirkonov (on the audio…

February 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

In the span of a month, UFC 184 went from one of the best cards on paper in 2015 to one of the worst. Chris Weidman and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ had to pull out of their respective bouts, also removing Vitor Belfort and Yoel Romero from the card. Frank Mir and Antonio Silva were moved from…

February 9th, 2015
Adam Martin.

February 2015 looks like it’s going to be a great month to be an MMA fan, as a total of three UFC cards as well as two Bellator cards take place this month. There’s even an Invicta FC card for lovers of the female fighters. For today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll list five fights…

February 5th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC has revealed a number of new matchups for upcoming fight cards. Here they are, along with my quick thoughts on all of them: Tony Ferguson vs. Gleison Tibau, UFC 184 Due to an injury to Yancy Medeiros, Tony Ferguson will now face replacement opponent Gleison Tibau at UFC 184, which is set for…

January 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new bouts were announced over the last few days for upcoming fight cards, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list them all and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Dhiego Lima vs. Tim Means, UFC 184 A welterweight matchup between TUF 19 runner-up Dhiego Lima and Tim Means…

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