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November 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Strawweight Erin LaMonte (3-0 amateur) discusses her upcoming fight with Randi Beth Boyington at NEF 20 on Nov 21st during a  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Erin also talks about a variety of other topics including – Having a child recently and having not competed in the cage since 2013 – Her last opponent refusing…

November 19th, 2015
Betting Bruiser

In light of perhaps the most shocking upset in MMA history coupled with news of Ronda Rousey’s mother openly criticizing her daughter’s head coach, Edmond Tarverdyan – it’s about time someone gives further weight to the “terrible coach” claims. I have decided to look further into three particular accusations made by Ronda’s mother, Dr. AnnMaria De…

November 19th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 78 event. 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…

November 18th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Now three days post-UFC 193, the leading news in MMA is still centered around Ronda Rousey and how she will recover from her brutal KO to Holly Holm. Floyd Mayweather is offering to help her with her boxing, memes are popping up all over the place, she’s hiding her face from reporters in airports, and…

November 16th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 193 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 premium…

November 16th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com.   Ryan Benoit vs. Ben Nguyen Benoit: Got hit early on the feet and when it went to the ground…

November 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 came and went, producing one of the most shocking nights in mixed martial arts history. The night of shock and awe is now in our rear-view, and with that in mind, let’s take a look which UFC 193 competitors we may no longer see inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK Anthony Perosh…

November 16th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

In the minds of many, there were very few ways for UFC 193 to live up to the billing that the organization had promoted it with. While Melbourne’s Etihad Stadium is larger than Toronto’s Rogers Centre, and the event ended up drawing the biggest attendance in UFC history, there wasn’t the same type of energy…

November 15th, 2015
Mike James

“Grading the card’’ is an article written by Mike James after every major UFC and Bellator event. Every main card fight and the fight card itself is briefly discussed and given a letter grade. This article covers UFC 193, which took place Saturday night from the Eithad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia.   Ronda Rousey vs…

November 15th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 came and went, producing one of the most shocking nights in mixed martial arts history. The night of shock and awe is now in our rear-view, and with that in mind, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring some of the competitors from the evening… Ryan Benoit vs Paddy Holohan I…

November 15th, 2015
Mike James

“5 Crazy Prop Bets That Cashed Big” is a column 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 193 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook.   1) Kyle Noke wins by TKO/…

November 15th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 131 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by WSOF lightweight Jason High who will be taking on Estevan Payan at WSOF 25 on Nov. 20th. Then we’re joined once again by BloodyElbow.com Associate Editor Karim Zidan who discusses his recent commentating duties abroad and…

November 15th, 2015
Brad Wharton

November 14th, 2015. The night that one kick changed everything… or at least it has the potential to. It’s why we love MMA; a sport equal ­parts thrilling and cruel where the trajectory of fights and careers can change in an instant. Ronda Rousey, the darling of women’s MMA and one of the most engaging characters…

November 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

In an event that more than lived up to expectations, Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put on a very entertaining show in Melbourne, Australia, last night  (Saturday, November 14, 2015) for UFC 193, which was headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm. Overall, on the night, seven betting favorites were victorious while six underdogs…

November 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 193 is in the books, so how did Mike James’ bets do? Well, Mike James Premium had a winning night, going 7-3 on bets for +7.72 units overall. Premium UFC 193 Straight Bets: 4-2 +4.9 units Wins: 3 units: Ben Nguyen (-140), 2.5 units: Parlay Richard Walsh (-325) with James Moontasri (-325), 2 units: Struve/Rosholt over 1.5 rounds (-170), 2 units:…

November 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC 193 are in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 0-2 on bets for -6.29 units overall. Premium UFC 193: 0-2 -6.29 units Wins: none Losses: 2 units: Peter Sobotta (-160), 3 units: Hall/Whittaker UNDER 2.5 Rounds (-103)   Free Bets: 0-1 -1 unit Wins: none Losses: 1 unit:…

November 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 193 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 today (November 14, 2015) at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia, and features a women’s bantameweight title main event between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm….

November 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 Date: November 14, 2015 Arena: Etihad Stadium City: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX…

November 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 Date: November 14, 2015 Arena: Etihad Stadium City: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX…

November 14th, 2015
Mike James

Taking place on UFC 193’s Fox Sports 1 preliminary card is a welterweight contest between veterans Peter Sobotta and Kyle Noke. Sobotta has won two in a row since returning to the UFC last year, while Noke has lost three out of his last five, but managed to squeak by newcomer Jonavin Webb in May….

November 14th, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia tonight (November 14, 2015) for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX Sports 1 prelims will get going at 8pm ET…

November 14th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of Fox Sports 1’s preliminary card is a lightweight matchup between highly touted prospect Jake “The Celtic Kid” Matthews and Akbarh “El Caballero” Arreola. Matthews recently suffered the first loss of his professional career when he left his neck out while attempting a takedown and got caught in a guillotine. Arreola, on…

November 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 34…

November 13th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 193 middleweight Steve Montgomery as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout against Dan Kelly this Saturday night (November 14, 2015) at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. Montgomery normally fights at welterweight, but he feels plenty confident taking on the Aussie judo veteran up a weight class on seven weeks’…

November 13th, 2015
Mike James

Kicking off the main card of UFC 193 is a heavyweight contest between #14 ranked Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve and Jared “The Big Show” Rosholt. Struve recently got back into the win column with a decision victory over Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, while Rosholt has racked up consecutive wins over Josh Copeland and Timothy Johnson.  …

November 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with tomorrow’s (Saturday, November 14, 2015) UFC 193 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the women’s bantamweight title headliner of Ronda Rousey vs Holly Holm and the flyweight…

November 13th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 Date: November 14, 2015 Arena: Etihad Stadium City: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX…

November 13th, 2015
Mike James

The main card of UFC 193 features an intriguing middleweight contest between the 10th ranked Uriah Hall and the 14th ranked Robert Whittaker. Hall is coming off the biggest win of his career, a highlight-reel knockout of Gegard Mousasi, while Whittaker is coming off a first round starching of Brad Tavares in May. The winner of this…

November 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 193: “Rousey vs Holm” takes place today (Friday, November 13, 2015) from Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Holly Holm. UFC 193 Weigh-in Stream:  UFC 193 Weigh-in Results:  Main Card 135 lb title: Ronda Rousey…

November 13th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   The final two fights at UFC 193 will feature two of the most decorated strikers in women’s MMA, one a former boxer, and one a form Muay Thai competitor. But one is a monstrous betting favorite, and the other is a massive underdog. One look at the graph below, and you’ll see…

November 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 193 will be the first time ever that the two women’s title belts are on the line the same…

November 13th, 2015
Mike James

One of the featured contests of UFC 193 is a bout between the #8 ranked heavyweight Mark “Super Samoan” Hunt and the #11 ranked heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot Silva”. This is a rematch of their epic December 2013 encounter that many pegged as Fight of the Year. Both fighters have been on a decline since then, as…

November 13th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Mike James is in the black following his first four months at MMAOddsBreaker and he’s looking to continue his winning ways with UFC 193. After losing 4.75 units for UFC Fight Night 77 last weekend, James is now up 98.89 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of his premium bets here. So what makes Mike different from our regular service?…

November 12th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 Date: November 14, 2015 Arena: Etihad Stadium City: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX…

November 12th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 193 heavyweight Stefan Struve as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Jared Rosholt this Saturday night (November 14, 2015) at Etihad Stadium in Melbourne, Australia. The nearly seven-foot tall mixed martial artist is brimming with confidence as he prepares to face a very tough and dangerous…

November 12th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC 193 is Women’s Strawweight Title fight between champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau. This marks Jędrzejczyk’s second defense of her strawweight title since winning it by defeating Carla Esparza in March. Letourneau, on the other hand, has reeled off three straight wins in the UFC, including two at strawweight.  …

November 12th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 Date: November 14, 2015 Arena: Etihad Stadium City: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX…

November 11th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is back to recap Bellator 145 and UFC Fight Night 77. The guys discussed the hardest hitters in each division and then depressingly broke down UFC 193 with the lone bright spot being the American hero Jared Rosholt. Listen here: Consensus Bets: Jared Rosholt (+100) Jared Rosholt ITD (+416) – Half Consensus…

November 11th, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC 193 is a bantamweight title fight between UFC champion Ronda Rousey and former boxing champ Holly Holm. Rousey’s stock has never been higher, as she has now become a superstar across the globe due to her success in the cage and at the box office. Holm, on the other hand,…

November 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA betting and fantasy sports analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes and Kountermove. Our UFC 193 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

November 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 193 Date: November 14, 2015 Arena: Etihad Stadium City: Melbourne, Victoria, Australia The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Melbourne, Victoria, Australia for the first time in promotional history with UFC 193: Rousey vs Holm. The event will be feauturing 13 bouts in entirety, starting off with Fight Pass prelims at 6:15pm. The FOX…

November 10th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Still up solidly in 2015, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to get back to their winning ways with UFC 193. After losing 5.2 units for UFC Fight Night 77 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 44.855 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker Premium?…

November 10th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Australian high school teacher Anton Zafir, as he takes on James Moontasri at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia.   Anton Zafir Hometown: Airlie Beach, Australia Age: 28 Height: N/A Reach: N/A Weight Class: Lightweight…

November 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Each of the four remaining weekends in November will feature a UFC event — spanning four continents — and UFC 193 will be the biggest of those cards. Ronda Rousey has indisputably become a massive star for the organization, and her presence alone should make UFC 193 one of the more successful cards commercially for…

October 15th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend, there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the next few months. UFC Fight Night 77 will occur on November 7th, and features the trilogy fight between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. While the main and co-main events already have odds released, a…

October 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Somewhere along the way, Uriah Hall and Donald Cerrone must have switched bodies, because Hall has been acting very much like ‘Cowboy’ in terms of his fight bookings lately. After Roan Carneiro pulled out of his scheduled fight with Gegard Mousasi little more than a month out, Hall stepped in to take the fight. As…

September 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

In a bit of a surprise announcement (although there had been some rumours leading up to it), the UFC announced that strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk would be joining Ronda Rousey on UFC 193 scheduled for November 15th in Melbourne, Australia. The surprise wasn’t in the fact that the organization is attempting to tie their 115lb…

August 31st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Normally when the UFC saves news for late on a Friday night, it’s not something positive that comes out. However, depending on your viewpoint, the news that Dana White broke on ESPN on Friday may have been seen as a positive. That was, of course, until the actual reason for his announcement surfaced. White’s announcement…

August 29th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm Date: November 15, 2015 Location: Melbourne, Australia Venue: Etihad Stadium Broadcast: PPV UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey Ronda Rousey is the biggest crossover star in MMA, between her appearances in high profile movies, showing up at Wrestlemania, or her general presence in the media, there is nobody who gets more mainstream…

August 27th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps we’re seeing the start of a trend here. In the past four days, two relatively successful MMA fighters under the age of 30 have stepped away from the sport. On Sunday — following his TKO victory over Sam Stout — it was Frankie Perez, and on Wednesday night, Jordan Mein announced his departure from…

August 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Not to be outdone by the significant amount of bouts recently added to the upcoming UFC Fight Night 77 event in Brazil, the upcoming UFC 193 event in Australia (which will be a stadium show) released a whopping seven fight announcements in the last 24 hours. Here’s my take on them: Antonio Silva vs Mark Hunt…