ufc 187

May 26th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Still up solidly in 2015, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC 187. After losing 4 units for UFC 187 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 59.96 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker Premium?…

May 26th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past Saturday night (May 23, 2015) with a stacked card, and produced a night of exciting and memorable action. Here is a recap of my recommended wagers from the evening… Straight Plays Burkman (+235) 2.3u to win 5.4u – LOSS Parlays…

May 26th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC 187 in Las Vegas, Nevada. #1 The Brazilian Assassin – After Saturday night’s first round victory over Vitor Belfort, Chris Weidman should have his nicknamed changed to “The Brazilian Assassin.” The New York native has now successfully defended his middleweight championship…

May 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Even with the omission of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 187 was a stacked card on paper and it delivered when it went down on Saturday night (May 23, 2015) from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card, especially, was fantastic. The main event of the evening, a five-round light…

May 25th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past Saturday night (May 23, 2015) with a stacked card, and produced a night of exciting and memorable action. The big night of fights is now in our rear-view, so let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some…

May 25th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas Saturday night (May 23, 2015) with a stacked card, and produced a night of exciting and memorable action. When the action concluded, the promotion handed out four $50,000 checks to four fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and ‘Fight of the Night’…

May 25th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 was live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas this past Saturday night (May 23, 2015) with a stacked card, and produced a night of exciting and memorable action. The big night of fights is now in our rear-view, so let’s take a look at which of the evening’s competitors we…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were five of the craziest prop bets at UFC 187 that cashed big: Daniel Cormier wins by submission (+724)/Cormier wins in round 3 (+1425) In the main event of the evening, Daniel Cormier submitted Anthony Johnson in the third round to win the UFC light heavyweight title. Cormier had to survive an early blitz…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Surprises Daniel Cormier — I’ll admit I was completely wrong about Daniel Cormier. I thought coming off of the loss to Jon Jones that he would regress and get worse, but he looked the best he ever has in his title fight win over Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 187. He…

May 24th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 187 and updates his letter grades on each. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com Josh Sampo vs. Justin Scoggins Sampo: Had no answer for the striking prowess of Scoggins. Made…

May 24th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Before Spike TV, Fox Sports, UFC Fight Pass, Facebook, and any other channels the UFC has shown preliminary fights on, pay-per-view events used to be judged just by the fights that took place on the main card. By that scale, UFC 187 was the best PPV in a long, long time. Each of the five…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 187 took place Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of highlight-reel finishes on the main card and solid performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing…

May 24th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 187 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Regardless of the outcome of our bets, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you can have a taste of what…

May 23rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 187 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 0-2 on bets for -4 units overall. Premium UFC 187: 0-2 -4 units Wins: none Losses: 1.5 units: Josh Burkman (+235), 2.5 units: Anthony Johnson (+100) Free Bets: 0-0  Wins: none Losses: none Total on the Weekend: 0-2  -4units…

May 23rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 187. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. Tonight’s 12-fight card includes a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm…

May 23rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 187 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 (May 23, 2015) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a light heavyweight main event…

May 23rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 187 will be live from Las Vegas, NV this tonight with a stacked 12-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm ET, with preliminary action preceding it on FOX Sports 1 at…

May 23rd, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 187 welterweight Mike Pyle as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card fight tonight (May 23, 2015) against Colby Covington at the MGM Grande Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The longtime veteran had to deal with an opponent change but he feels he’s more than experienced enough to…

May 23rd, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 187 May 23rd, 2015 Heavyweight Matchup: Travis Browne vs Andrei Arlovski By @fightnomics Many discounted the return of former champion Andrei Arlovski to the UFC, mostly due to a string of four consecutive losses in Affliction and Strikeforce. But the Belorussian has made quite a return to form, with only one loss in his…

May 23rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 187 will be live from Las Vegas, NV this tonight with a stacked 12-fight card, including a five fight main card that will be live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm ET, with preliminary action preciding it on FOX Sports 1…

May 23rd, 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 15…

May 23rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Josh Burkman (+235) vs Dong Hyun Kim (-255) Fight Breakdown: The UFC 187 preliminary card on FOX Sports 1 will feature a welterweight match-up between Octagon veterans Josh “The People’s Warrior” Burkman and “Stun Gun” Dong Hyun Kim….

May 23rd, 2015
Matty

With so many big favorites on the UFC 187 fight card this Saturday, bettors have been a bit reluctant to lay such monster prices at 5Dimes and the Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook. Only the main event between Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Daniel Cormier for the vacant light heavyweight title has a betting line with the favorite at…

May 23rd, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC 187 is a three-round flyweight bout between Justin Scoggins and Josh Sampo. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Scoggins is a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Sampo is a +355 underdog (bet $100 to win $355). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Scoggins…

May 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their Fight Breakdown Show starting with this weekend’s UFC 187 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both title fights this weekend featuring the light heavyweight bout between Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier as well as the middleweight title bout featuring champion Chris…

May 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the Fight Pass prelims at UFC 187 is a three-round welterweight bout between Colby Covington and Mike Pyle. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Covington is a -295 favorite (bet $295 to win $100) while Pyle is a +265 underdog (bet $100 to win $265). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Covington…

May 22nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is live on Pay Per View this Saturday, May 23rd at 10pm ET with a pair of title fights. Preceding the five fight PPV main card, preliminary will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET and UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET prior to that. If interested in…

May 22nd, 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…

May 22nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 187: “Johnson vs Cormier” takes place today (Friday, May 22, 2015) from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event is headlined by light heavyweight and middleweight title bouts featuring Anthony Johnson vs Daniel Cormier and Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort. UFC 187 Weigh-in Stream:  UFC…

May 22nd, 2015
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC 187 is a five-round light heavyweight vacant title fight between Anthony Johnson and Daniel Cormier. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cormier is a -110 favorite (bet $110 to win $100) while Johnson is a +100 underdog (bet $100 to win $100). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Cormier…

May 22nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 187 will be live from Las Vegas, NV this tomorrow night (May 23, 2015) with a stacked 12-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm ET, with preliminary action preceding it on…

May 22nd, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 187 lightweight John Makdessi as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) against Donald Cerrone at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented striker knows he’s a big underdog coming into this fight and he’s sincerely hoping Donald…

May 22nd, 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: Anthony “Rumble” Johnson opened as a small underdog against Daniel Cormier for their light heavyweight title fight at UFC 187. Are…

May 22nd, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 187 May 23rd, 2015 Middleweight Championship Matchup: Chris Weidman vs Vitor Belfort By @fightnomics It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen either man in the co-main event in action, so the anticipation for the matchup has had plenty of time to sink in. And yet for some, this fight is flying under the…

May 22nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV UFC 187 will be live from Las Vegas, NV this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) with a stacked 12-fight card, including a five-fight main card that will be live on Pay-Per-View at 10pm ET, with preliminary action preceding it on…

May 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the best MMA event of the year deserves the best MMA podcast around, so the MMA Analysis breaks down UFC 187 on this show. The rare UFC card which is stacked from top to bottom brings a surprising amount of serious fight discussion from your co-hosts, but they still find time to debate the…

May 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC 187 is a three-round middleweight bout between Uriah Hall and Rafael Natal. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Hall is a -400 favorite (bet $400 to win $100) while Natal is a +325 underdog (bet $100 to win $325). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Hall at -210…

May 21st, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is live on Pay Per View this Saturday, May 23rd at 10pm ET with a pair of title fights. Preceding the five fight PPV main card, the preliminary action will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET and UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET prior to that. If…

May 21st, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 187 heavyweight Daniel Cormier as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) against Andrei Arlovski at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented heavyweight understands that he has a relationship with Arlovski, but that won’t stop him from…

May 21st, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Dagestan’s Islam Makhachev as he makes his UFC debut against American Top Team’s Leo Kuntz at UFC 187 in Las Vegas, Nevada Islam Makhachev Hometown: Dagestan, Russia Age: 23 Height: 5’10” Reach: N/A Weight…

May 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 187 is a five-round middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Vitor Belfort. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Weidman is a -525 favorite (bet $525 to win $100) while Belfort is a +415 underdog (bet $100 to win $415). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Weidman…

May 21st, 2015
Reed Kuhn

UFC 187 May 23rd, 2015 Flyweight Matchup: Joseph Benavidez vs John Moraga By @fightnomics It’s rare to see Joseph Benavidez not near the top of a fight card, but then it’s tough for Flyweights to get recognition by MMA fans. He’s not fighting for a title this weekend, which means he’s also going to be…

May 21st, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: John Makdessi (+400) vs Donald Cerrone (-500) Fight Breakdown: Saturday’s UFC 187 main card on Pay-Per-View will be featuring a heavyweight tilt between Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski and Travis “Hapa” Browne, with Arlovski being a +360 ($100 to…

May 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts is a three-round heavyweight bout between Travis Browne and Andrei Arlovski. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Browne is a -450 favorite (bet $450 to win $100) while Arlovski is a +360 underdog (bet $100 to win $360). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Browne at -405 and…

May 20th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Flyweight bout: John Dodson (-450) vs Zach Makovsky (+360) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the UFC 187 prelinary card on FOX Sports 1 will be a flyweight contest that will determine the number one contender for the division’s title, and action is…

May 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas and Reed Kuhn were featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 187 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker and the Fight Scientist joined Peter Loshak in searching out value in all five main card fights. UFC Light Heavyweight Title Bout Anthony Johnson vs Daniel Cormier UFC Middleweight Title Bout Chris Weidman (c)…

May 20th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC 187 is a three-round lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and John Makdessi. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Cerrone is a -500 favorite (bet $500 to win $100) while Makdessi is a +400 underdog (bet $100 to win $400). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened…

May 20th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 187 light heavyweight Daniel Cormier as he prepares for his upcoming main event title fight this Saturday night (May 23, 2015) against Anthony Johnson at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former two-time Olympian knows he isn’t facing a fighter as diverse as Jon Jones…

May 20th, 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 187 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

May 20th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   The stacked UFC 187 card this weekend is loaded with talent, as well as knockout potential. But in an interesting turn of events, there may not be many “barnburners” based on striking pace. It turns out that, literally, just one fighter has a striking pace that is above the UFC average: Joseph…

May 20th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 187 Date: May 23, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight bout: Andrei Arlovski (+360) vs Travis Browne (-450) Fight Breakdown: Saturday’s UFC 187 main card on Pay-Per-View will be featuring a heavyweight tilt between Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski and Travis “Hapa” Browne, with Arlovski currently a +360 ($100 to…

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