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March 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Dallas Saturday night (Mar. 14, 2015) with UFC 185, producing an incredible night of action that saw two titles change hands. Now with the show behind us, there are a few potential match-ups I would like to see featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Alistair Overeem…

March 16th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas #1 Perfect Plan Means New Champ– Heading into UFC 185, most people were calling Anthony Pettis one of the top fighters in the sport. After submitting Ben Henderson and Gilbert Melendez back to back, it was hard…

March 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The show is over for “Showtime”. In his second UFC lightweight title defense in the main event of UFC 185, Anthony Pettis was dominated for all five rounds of action by the Brazilian challenger Rafael dos Anjos for a unanimous decision defeat. He was expected by many to walk through dos Anjos, but the Brazilian…

March 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returned to Dallas Saturday night (Mar. 14, 2015) with UFC 185, producing an incredible night of action that saw two titles change hands. Now with the show behind us, let’s take a look at which of the evening’s competitors we may no longer see inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING…

March 15th, 2015
Gabe Killian

After the incredible night in Dallas with UFC 185 last night where two titles changed hands, I will be providing a recap of my recommended wagers for the event. All of the plays I suggested were available for wagering purposes at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. And without further ado, here is a recap of my recommended wagers…

March 15th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 96 brought to you by Warrior Fighting & Fitness, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome Titan FC 33’s Pat Healy who fights this Friday against Kurt Kinser for the Titan FC vacant lightweight title. Then TUF 16 veteran Bristol Marunde discusses his upcoming fight on Friday against fellow cast mate Michael Hill at…

March 15th, 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 185. Surprises Rafael dos Anjos – There were very few people picking Rafael dos Anjos to beat Anthony Pettis,…

March 15th, 2015
Adam Martin.

My latest column at MMAOddsbreaker.com is my Rating the Card article, where I will take a look back at all the major MMA events and recap the event and then give my overall score of the card. For this instalment the column, we will look at UFC 185. The UFC 185 card started off with a bang on…

March 15th, 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 185 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Rafael dos Anjos wins by decision (+631)/dos Anjos wins by unanimous decision…

March 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 185 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…

March 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 185 took place Saturday night (March 14, 2015) at the American Airlines Arena in Dallas, Texas, and overall the card was exciting as it featured a pair of title fights in the lightweight and women’s strawweight divisions. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites and five underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes…

March 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 185 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 2-0 for +7.5 units overall. Premium UFC 185: 2-0 +7.5 units Wins: 3 units: Joanna Jedrzejczyk (+125), Germaine de Randamie (+125) Losses:  none Free Bets: 0-1 -1.6 unit Wins: none Losses: 1 unit Prop: Anthony Pettis inside…

March 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 185. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. The UFC to Dallas tonight with UFC 185, featuring an action-packed fight card that two championship…

March 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 185 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 (March 14, 2015) from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, and features a lightweight title main event between champion…

March 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Dallas, TX tonight (Mar. 14, 2015) with UFC 185, featuring an action-packed fight card that includes two championship bouts. The main card gets underway at 10pm ET on Pay Per View, with preliminary action getting going on…

March 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Dallas, TX tonight (Mar. 14, 2015) with UFC 185, featuring an action-packed fight card that includes two championship bouts. The main card gets underway at 10pm ET on Pay Per View, with preliminary action getting going on…

March 14th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC 185. 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. The list of potential candidates for these five slots was incredibly long, which gives hope…

March 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk about her upcoming co-main event title bout this Saturday night (March 14, 2015) against champion Carla Esparza at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The undefeated Polish prospect feels fully prepared for tonight’s title bout, and she has her coaches and trainers to thank for…

March 14th, 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 seven…

March 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The mixed martial arts (MMA) fantasy website Kountermove is back with another exclusive game 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…

March 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Flyweight bout: Ryan Benoit (+450) vs Sergio Pettis (-525) Fight Breakdown: Wrapping things up for UFC 185’s Fight Pass prelims will be a flyweight scrap between Texas’ own Ryan “Baby Face” Benoit and Roufusport product Sergio “The Phenom” Pettis. Benoit is a heavy underdog…

March 14th, 2015
Matty

Like many MMA cards, bettors have pounded the favorites for Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. In fact, just four underdogs fighting in the 12 bouts overall have seen any kind of movement their way both offshore at 5Dimes and the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. The only major move in an underdog’s favor so far has…

March 14th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 lightweight Sam Stout about his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (March 14, 2014) against Ross Pearson at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The talented UFC veteran has been there and done that in the lightweight division, and he expects a very interesting stand-up war against the…

March 13th, 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 185 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

March 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Heavyweight bout: Jared Rosholt (-320) vs Josh Copeland (+260) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action started for the UFC 185 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will be a heavyweight scrap between Texas native Jared “The Big Show” Rosholt and Colorado native Josh “Cuddly Bear”…

March 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 185 is a three-round lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and Beneil Dariush. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Crucikshank is a -140 favorite (bet $140 to win $100) while Dairush is a +120 underdog (bet $100 to win $120). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cruickshank at -190…

March 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-190) vs Roy Nelson (+165) Fight Breakdown: Heavyweights are set to collide in Dallas for the main card of UFC 185. Looking to make it two in a row inside the Octagon, PRIDE and Strikeforce veteran Alistair “The Reem” Overeem…

March 13th, 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 2.5 units at UFC 184 two weekends ago, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 65.38 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker…

March 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 185: “Pettis vs dos Anjos” takes place today (Friday, March 13, 2014) from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The event is headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Anthony Pettis and surging challenger Rafael dos Anjos. UFC 185 Weigh-in Stream: UFC 185 Weigh-in Results: Main Card…

March 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 185 is a three-round lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Sam Stout. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Pearson is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Stout is a +290 underdog (bet $100 to win $290). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Pearson at -210…

March 13th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 strawweight Carla Esparza about her upcoming co-main event title bout this Saturday night (March 14, 2015) against Joanna Jedrzejczyk at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The current UFC women’s strawweight champ feels she’ll be able to impose her will against the undefeated challenger, and that means…

March 13th, 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: UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis is a large favorite against No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos, who looks like a better…

March 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 185 takes place Saturday night at American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas, but before you lay your bets be sure to take a look at these five prop bets that I believe hold solid betting value this weekend. Anthony Pettis wins inside the distance (-155) The main event of UFC 185 sees Anthony Pettis…

March 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns to Dallas, TX this Saturday (Mar. 14, 2015) with UFC 185, featuring an action-packed fight card that includes two championship bouts. The main card gets underway at 10pm ET on Pay Per View, with preliminary action getting going on FX at 8pm and UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm before…

March 13th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 185 is a three-round women’s bantamweight bout between Larissa Pacheco and Germaine de Randamie. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Pacheco is a -155 favorite (bet $155 to win $100) while de Randamie is a 135+ underdog (bet $100 to win $135). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

March 12th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Back to business this week on The MMA Analysis. As the Octagon makes its way to Dallas for UFC 185, your regular co-hosts all take their turns at the mic to break down the 12-fight card from top-to-bottom. All the usual betting talk is there, plus Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean tackle the topic of…

March 12th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 heavyweight Jared Rosholt about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (March 14, 2015) against Josh Copeland at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The talented heavyweight prospect knows what to expect from Copeland because he actually helped him train for his last fight, and he…

March 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 185 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Roy Nelson. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Overeem is a -210 favorite (bet $210 to win $100) while Nelson is a +175 underdog (bet $100 to win $175). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Overeem…

March 12th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at lightweight Joseph Duffy as he takes on Jake Lindsey at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas. Joseph “Irish” Duffy Hometown: Donegal, Ireland Age: 27 Height: 5’10” Reach: N/A Weight Class: Lightweight Camp: Tristar Career Record:…

March 12th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 185 Date: 03/14/15 Arena: American Airlines Center City: Dallas, TX Women’s Bantamweight bout: Larissa Pacheco (-155) vs Germaine de Randamie (+135) Fight Breakdown: The very first bout of the evening for UFC 185 in Dallas will be a women’s bantamweight contest which will be streaming live on UFC Fight Pass. Getting the action started…

March 12th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 185 is a three-round welterweight bout between Johny Hendricks and Matt Brown. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hendricks is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Brown is a +290 underdog (bet $100 to win $290). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Hendricks…

March 12th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   As it turns out UFC 185 has a few very talented strikers in display, so that could make for some fun striking matchups when the UFC hits Dallas this weekend. We’ve already examined striking pace for these fighters, so which strikers really excel, and which ones fall short in their ability to…

March 12th, 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 185 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….

March 11th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 185 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Jared Rosholt and Josh Copeland. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Rosholt is a -300 favorite (bet $300 to win $100) while Copeland is a +250 underdog (bet $100 to win $250). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Rosholt at -230…

March 11th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 middleweight Elias Theodorou about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (March 14, 2015) against Roger Narvaez at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The talented Ultimate Fighter: Nations winner is looking to keep his momentum rolling come Saturday night, and he feels like he’ll have…

March 11th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event at UFC 185 is a five-round title fight between UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza and Joanna Jedrzejczyk. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Esparza is a -165 favorite (bet $165 to win $100) while Jedrzejczyk is a +145 underdog (bet $100 to win $145). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

March 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Henry Cejudo has had his issues with the flyweight division. The talented former 2008 Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler was able to successfully make weight in the 55 kg division (121 pounds) without too much trouble en route to become the youngest American to ever capture gold in the Summer Olympics. But making weight hasn’t been…

March 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Frank Trigg were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 185 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the former UFC title challenger joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in the five main card fights. UFC Lightweight Title Bout Anthony Pettis (c) vs Rafael dos Anjos UFC Women’s Strawweight Title…

March 11th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 185 March 14th, 2015 Lightweight Matchup: Ross Pearson vs Sam Stout By @fightnomics Wrapping up the preliminary card is a potentially fun striker’s duel in the Lightweight division when Ross Pearson takes on Sam Stout. Both men are seasoned UFC veterans but are each coming off of tough knockout losses. These guys put on…

March 10th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 185 March 14th, 2015 Lightweight Matchup: Anthony Pettis vs Rafael dos Anjos By @fightnomics The Lightweight division in the UFC may be the most competitive, and that makes Anthony Pettis a champion among the elite. Yet it’s surprising that there isn’t a challenger worth better than three-to-one odds. But that’s the situation here when…

March 10th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 185 lightweight Daron Cruickshank about his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (March 14, 2015) against Beneil Dariush at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The talented former Ultimate Fighter season 15 cast member believes he has a favorable match-up against Dariush, and he’ll be able to…

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