ufc 194

December 26th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC featherweight Max Holloway, who defeated Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision on the UFC 194 main card two weeks ago (December 12, 2015) in Las Vegas Nevada. The talented featherweight is now on a seven-fight winning streak, and he broke some news about an injury he has to get taken care…

December 15th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 83 in London adds a pair of fights  Brad Pickett vs. Henry Briones  Pickett (24-11) suffered his third loss in a row when he was knocked out by Thomas Almedia at UFC 189 in July. Briones, (16-5) is coming off decision loss to Cody Garbrandt on that same card at UFC 189. Davey Grant vs. Marlon Vera …

December 14th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC 194 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…

December 14th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC194: Conor McGregor knocks out Jose Aldo in 13 seconds UFC 194: Luke Rockhold becomes the new UFC middleweight champion UFC 194: Yoel Romero vs. Ronaldo Souza video highlights UFC 194: Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Saenz video highlights   UFC 196 adds Hendricks vs. Thompson and more On Saturday night, the UFC announced a number…

December 13th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 194 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com   Marcio Alexandre vs. Court McGee Alexandre: He’s got an interesting approach to MMA with a heavy karate focus….

December 13th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 135 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by WSOF bantamweight Josh Hill who talks about his upcoming fight with Bekbulat Magomedov at WSOF 26 on Dec. 18th. After we’re joined by MMA journalist Mike Russell discusses some of the latest stories he’s been working on, including his investigative work…

December 13th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the biggest and best UFC card ever on paper, UFC 194 turned in a bit of everything. Some great performances, some shocking performances, and a few duds as well. In the end, however it didn’t matter what happened at the beginning of the night, or even through the first four fights of the main…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194 are in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning weekend, going 4-4 on bets for +2.2 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 80: 1-1 +0.5 units Wins: 3 units: Michael Chiesa (-130) Losses: 2.5 units: Andreas Stahl (+185) TUF…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194 are in the books, so how did Mike James’ bets do? Well, Mike James Premium had a losing weekend, going 5-8 on bets for -4.49 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 80: 2-3, -1.8 units Wins: 2 units: Rose Namajunas (+160), 2 units: Sterling/Eduardo under 2.5…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 194 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 (December 12, 2015) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a featherweight main event between Jose Aldo and Conor…

December 12th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Chael Sonnen about a variety of topics including tonight’s (December 12, 2015) main event between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim champ Conor McGregor. The former three-time UFC title challenger has a unique perspective on pre-fight trash talk and he has an interesting take on what he’s been hearing…

December 12th, 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 39…

December 12th, 2015
Mike James

The second fight on the UFC 194 main card is a tremendous matchup between two high-level grapplers, Demian Maia and Gunnar Nelson. Maia is one of the best jiu jitsu players to ever compete in mixed martial arts. Nelson, meanwhile, is also a highly credentialed jiu jitsu player, though not quite as credentialed in that…

December 12th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The professional MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas (@FightOdds) made a special guest appearance on Rear Naked Choke Radio this week to discuss tonight’s (December 12, 2015) UFC 194 card and much more. Kalikas also discussed his background and the intricate details that go into the process of creating the opening odds for each and every UFC fight as…

December 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Friday night’s (December 11, 2015) TUF 22 FInale event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the featherweight title headliner Jose Aldo vs Conor McGregor and middleweight title…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live and on Pay Per View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 12, 2016 with UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor. The stacked 12-fight card will kick off…

December 11th, 2015
Mike James

Kicking off the stacked UFC 194 card will be a fantastic featherweight matchup between the fast rising Max Holloway and veteran Jeremy Stephens. Holloway has won his last seven contests over an increasing level of competition, while Stephens is coming off a huge flying knee knockout win over Dennis Bermudez in July.   Max Holloway…

December 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

This week, MMA Oddsbreaker’s Nick Kalikas was featured on SBR Forum’s UFC 194 preview. The leading MMA oddsmaker joined Peter Loshak in searching out value for all five main card fights. UFC Featherweight Title Bout Jose Aldo (c) vs Conor McGregor (ic) UFC Middleweight Title Bout Chris Weidman (c) vs Luke Rockhold UFC Middleweight Bout Jacare Souza vs Yoel…

December 11th, 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: The biggest UFC card of the year features the biggest fight of the year, as we finally get to see featherweight…

December 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 194: “Aldo vs McGregor” takes place today (Friday, December 11, 2015) from inside MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 6:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a featherweight title bout between champion Jose Aldo and interim…

December 11th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   It’s the most highly anticipated matchup in a long time that’s had nearly a year for the rivalry to bubble over. And we also have an unprecedented situation of not just a title matchup with razor close odds, but two of them on the same card. Both challengers in the two title…

December 11th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Featherweight bout: Max Holloway (-550) vs Jeremy Stephens (+425) Fight Breakdown: Getting the action started for UFC 194’s main card on Pay Per View will be a barn-burner in the featherweight division between 24-year old Max “Blessed” Holloway and 29-year…

December 10th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight title bout: Chris Weidman (-150) vs Luke Rockhold (+130) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event for UFC 194 will be a highly anticipated middleweight title-fight between defending UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and the challenger Luke Rockhold, with Weidman being…

December 10th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight title bout: John Makdessi (-160) vs Yancy Medeiros (+140) Fight Breakdown: The Fight Pass preliminary card for UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor will be featuring a lightweight contest between Lebanese-Canadian John “The Bull” Makdessi and the Hawaiian, Yancy Medeiros….

December 9th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Still up solidly in 2015, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194. After winning 0.21 units for UFC Fight Night 78 last month, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 38.775 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium…

December 9th, 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 Fight Night 80, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC 194. After losing 0.5 units for UFC Fight Night 79 two weekends ago, James is now up 101.05 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of his premium bets here….

December 9th, 2015
James Lynch

Team-mate says Jose Aldo could retire after UFC 194 Ahead of the biggest fight in UFC featherweight history Saturday, champion Jose Aldo may be calling it quits regardless of the outcome. Aldo’s teammate, former K-1 Max champion Andy Souwer believes Aldo could hang up the gloves as he revealed in an interview with MMAPlusTV below.   Aldo (25-1) hasn’t lost a…

December 9th, 2015
Mike James

One of UFC 194’s featured bouts is a fantastic middleweight contest between former Strikeforce Champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Yoel “Soldier of God” Romero. This is the UFC’s third attempt at booking this fight, as both attempts were previously derailed by injuries. Souza is currently on an eight-fight winning streak and recently submitted Chris Camozzi…

December 8th, 2015
Mike James

Chris Weidman versus Luke Rockhold is perhaps the greatest middleweight title fight in UFC history, yet nobody is talking about it because UFC 194 is being billed as the Conor McGregor show. For hardcore fans like myself, Weidman versus Rockhold is a tremendous fight between two absolute killers that are in the prime of their…

December 8th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 194 strawweight Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger as she prepares for her upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (December 12, 2015) against Tecia Torres at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The current RFA strawweight champion is taking this fight on short notice, but she feels she’ll have…

December 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

This weekend’s MMA Analysis spans 32 fights, as Lance, Jay, Brad, and (new) Shaun break down UFC Fight Night 80, the TUF 22 Finale, and UFC 194 all in one shot. With so many fights there is an alarming amount of rational breakdown, and disturbing lack of comedy as your co-hosts stay moderately focused across…

December 7th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Middleweight bout: Jacare Souza (-150) vs Yoel Romero (+130) Fight Breakdown: Middling the main card for UFC 194 in Las Vegas will be an unofficial title eliminator in the UFC’s middleweight division between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza…

December 7th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live and on Pay Per View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 12, 2016 with UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor. The stacked 12-fight card will kick off…

December 6th, 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 194 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

December 6th, 2015
Mike James

The much anticipated fight between longtime UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo and newly crowned UFC Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor will finally go down this Saturday night. The two were supposed to fight in July, but Aldo had to pull out of the fight due to a rib injury he sustained in training. McGregor fought Chad…

December 6th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 134 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks who talks about hiring the services of Weight Management Specialist Lou Giorodano. Then UFC strawweight Randa Markos joins the show to talk about her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17…

December 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live and on Pay Per View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 12, 2016 with UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor. The stacked 12-fight card will kick off…

December 5th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live and on Pay Per View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 12, 2016 with UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor. The stacked 12-fight card will kick off…

December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Dana White says Ronda Rousey will fight Holly Holm next  UFC president Dana White mentioned on ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike Thursday that newly crowned women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm make her first title defence in a rematch against Ronda Rousey. “I think that if we didn’t make the rematch, me and Lorenzo [Fertitta] should probably lose…

December 3rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be live and on Pay Per View from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 12, 2016 with UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor. The stacked 12-fight card will kick off with Fight Pass prelims at 7pm ET and preliminary action will continue at 8pm ET…

December 3rd, 2015
James Lynch

UFC 194 Conference Call Here’s yesterdays UFC 194 Conference Call (via Submission Radio) featuring UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman, and Luke Rockhold. UFC 194 takes place Dec. 12 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.   Conor McGregor signs endorsement deal…

September 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s heavyweight division is stuck once again, and this time Cain Velasquez isn’t the culprit. The oft-injured former champ is still slated to rematch Fabricio Werdum in an attempt to regain his title, but Werdum has told Dana White that he won’t be ready to fight until March. There has been no reason given…

September 5th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is closing 2015 with a bang as the promotion is just showing off at this point with a freakishly strong card, which will take place in Las Vegas, Nevada on December 12th. UFC 194 will feature the much-anticipated featherweight title bout between champion Jose Aldo and interim champ Conor McGregor. They…

September 4th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

UFC 194 was already a fantastic card with three of the best, most intriguing bouts the organization could put together at the top of the event. The main event sees Jose Aldo defending his featherweight title against #1 contender Conor McGregor in perhaps the most hotly anticipated bout of the year. Joining that title fight…

September 3rd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Conor McGregor was at it again last night. This time, in an appearance on UFC Tonight alongside Urijah Faber that was intended to hype the next season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ the conversation instead centered around the Irish interim champion. McGregor announced that after he beats someone named “Hosay” Aldo that he will move up…

September 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

About 10 minutes before this article was to be posted, the news officially broke that Fedor Emelianenko, the greatest heavyweight to ever compete in MMA, will be joining the UFC. Rumors are out there that Emelianenko may make his UFC debut at UFC 193 in Australia, in an effort to help Ronda Rousey and Holly…

August 11th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The 24/7 MMA news cycle never stops, and that was the case today as a fight was announced just an hour ago due to an injury for the upcoming UFC Saskatoon card next weekend. Here are the latest UFC fight announcements: Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor, UFC 194 Sorry Dallas, but UFC 194 will be…