UFC 200

November 8th, 2016
James Lynch

USADA hands down a one-year suspension for Jon Jones  An independent arbitration panel handed down a one-year suspension on UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on Monday. Jones (21-1) will be able to return to competition in July of 2017. USADA revealed that he tested positive for two banned substances, (clomiphene and Letrozol) in an…

July 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens (25-12) talks about a potential matchup with Conor McGregor during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Jeremy also talks about his win over Renan Barao in his last fight and potential rematches with Anthony Pettis and Charles Oliveira.

July 17th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Five Props 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 UFC 200 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) Amanda Nunes by Submission (+1100) Amanda Nunes hurt Miesha Tate on…

July 12th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 91 fight card lineup finalized  On Monday UFC officials finalized  the fight card lineup for UFC Sioux Falls.  Here’s the most up to date version of the card. Main Card: (FS1 – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) Michael McDonald (17-3) vs. John Lineker (27-7) Tony Ferguson (20-3) vs. Landon Vannata (8-0) Tim Boetsch (18-10)…

July 11th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 200 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com   Takanori Gomi vs. Jim Miller Gomi: There’s no easy way to put this, but Gomi is years past…

July 11th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC sold, Lorenzo Fertitta to step down & Dana White staying on as President The Ultimate Fighting Championship has officially been sold. William Morris Endeavor, along with International Management Group today announced during a news release that it has acquired the worlds premiere MMA organization. Along with WME and IMG, Silver Lake Partners and KKR are along…

July 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The big UFC 200 finally came went, leaving behind mixed feelings about the event. Nonetheless, it did deliver an entertaining night of scraps, and following the action, let’s take a look at which of the competitors who went to war on Saturday night we may no longer see go to work inside the Octagon… ON…

July 10th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 164 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) recap all the action from International Fight Week. The Big Three Four 1) Favorite fight this week 2) Biggest surprise this week 3) Biggest disappointment this week 4) Quick Picks – UFC Sioux Falls   Fight Fixin’   James – Cain Velazquez vs. Miocic/Overeem…

July 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 200 took place last night (Saturday, July 9, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a women’s bantamweight title bout between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda Nunes. Overall from a betting perspective, seven favorites won while five underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 200, TUF 23 Finale and UFC Fight Night 90 are in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing weekend, going 3-5 on premium bets for -1.85 units overall. Premium UFC 200: 3-0, +10.45 units Wins: 2 units: Brock Lesnar (+155), 3 units: Julianna Pena (+145), 3 units: Kelvin Gastelum (+100)…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 200 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 (Saturday, July 9, 2016) in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a strawweight title main event between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda…

July 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 200. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. If interested in wagering on this fight card, all lines will be made available at 5Dimes…

July 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including two title fights and the return…

July 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2016 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 one new staff member to the our special picks chart this time around. After 18…

July 9th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 200 vacant featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar. I spoke to the following fighters. Charles Rosa – UFC featherweight – 00:00:09 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:01 Sabah Fadai – Canadian…

July 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return…

July 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 200 lightweight Jim Miller as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (July 9, 2016) against Takanori Gomi at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former top 10 lightweight has had a rough patch lately, but he feels Gomi is the perfect match-up to…

July 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return…

July 8th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at a top contender clash in the bantamweight division as former champion TJ Dillashaw takes on Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200.   Raphael Assuncao (Record: 23-4, +330 Underdog, Fighter…

July 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 200: “Tate vs Nunes” takes place today (Friday, July 8, 2016) from inside the T-Mobile 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 bantamweight title bout between champion Miesha Tate and challenger Amanda Nunes. UFC…

July 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Anderson Silva steps in for Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier at UFC 200  Thursday UFC President Dana White announced that former middleweight champion Anderson Silva will step in against Daniel Cormier at UFC 200. Silva (33-7) is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC Fight Night 84, which pushed him to…

July 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

With the shocking announcement 24 hours ago that Jon Jones was out of the main event of UFC 200, the promotion has been scrambling to find a replacement. They found one in former middleweight champion and pound-for-pound legend Anderson Silva, who will return to the Octagon to battle Cormier in a non-title bout on the…

July 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Jon Jones off UFC 200 due to potential anti-doping violation, UFC 200 main event scrapped  UFC President Dana White Wednesday night revealed that the UFC 200 main event between light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones has been called off. This is due to Jones being flagged to a potential violation by USADA. The new main event…

July 7th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Unfortunately recorded just hours prior to Jon Jones being pulled from the main event of UFC 200, this episode of the MMA Analysis still covers the rest of what remains a spectacular card. Jay, Brad, and New Shaun break down the remaining fights on UFC 200, and even the now-defunct Jones-Cormier rematch (spoiler alert, they…

July 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano talks about working with Johny Hendricks again ahead of UFC 200 during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Lou also talks about working with BJ Penn, not working with Jon Jones at UFC 200, the new early weigh-in procedure and he gives his thoughts on the Ketogenic Diet

July 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Frank Mir requests his release from the UFC Former UFC heavyweight champ Frank Mir announced yesterday on The MMA Hour that he’s requested his release from the UFC. Mir ( 18-11) has competed for Zuffa since UFC 34 in 2001. Mir tested positive for metabolites after his April 7th loss to Mark Hunt. He still…

July 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Chad Laprise vs. Thibault Gouti set for UFC Vancouver  A lightweight matchup has been added to  UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver pitting TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise versus Thibault Gouti. Laprise (10-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back losses against Francisco Trinaldo and Ross Pearson. The Tristar product started off his UFC career…

July 5th, 2016
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics It’s an historic event years in the making, with three titles on the line and even the return of one of the biggest Pay-Per-View kings of MMA history. And thanks to such a stacked lineup, we have plenty of data on these fighters to explore. So let’s take a closer look at offensive…

July 5th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 200 light heavyweight championship headliner between Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier. I spoke to the following fighters. Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:09 Greg Rebello – CES heavyweight – 00:00:46 Sean Soriano –…

July 4th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 200 middleweight Gegard Mousasi as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (July 9, 2016) against Thiago Santos at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The former Strikeforce champion had a chance in opponent, but he’s not too concerned about the different fighting style…

July 4th, 2016
Matty

Q & Anik is an article featured exclusively at MMAOddsBreaker.com that goes 5 rounds with UFC commentator Jon Anik offering his unique insight on some of the biggest UFC cards of the year. 1st Round Q: The light heavyweight title will be unified at UFC 200, but neither of the champs are necessarily in top form,…

July 3rd, 2016
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. Our UFC 200 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

July 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return…

July 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 163 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw to discuss his upcoming rematch with Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 on July 9th. After that we’re joined by MMA investigative journalist Mike Russell who reflects on the life…

July 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight bout: Diego Sanchez (-110) vs Joe Lauzon (-110) Fight Breakdown: The featured bout for the UFC 200 Fight Pass prelims will be a lightweight contest between two fan favorite veterans in Diego “The Nightmare” Sanchez and Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon, with both…

July 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return…

July 1st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at one of the three championship fights at UFC 200 as Miesha Tate puts her bantamweight championship on the line against Brazilian Amanda Nunes.   Amanda Nunes (Record: 12-4,…

July 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Tim Means (25-7-1) vs. Sean Strickland (18-1-0): UFC 202, August 20, 2016 Fresh off a brief suspension due to what was ruled a tainted supplement, UFC welterweight Tim Means is back in the saddle as he faces red hot Sean Strickland. Means was supposed to fight Donald Cerrone in the main event of a fight…

June 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Light Heavyweight title bout: Jon Jones (-320) vs Daniel Cormier (+260) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 200 will be a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and interim-champion Jon Jones, with Jones being favored to win at -320…

June 29th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 200 Date: July 9, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return…

June 29th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the co-main event of UFC 200 in Las Vegas, Nevada as Mark Hunt welcomes “The Beast Incarnate” Brock Lesnar back to the UFC.   Mark Hunt (Record: 12-10,…

June 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be in the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday July 9th, 2016 with UFC 200, the most stacked card in the promotion’s history with 12 exciting bouts, including three title fights and the return of Brock Lesnar. The main card will be kicking off at 10pm ET…

June 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

NSAC approves early weigh-ins for International Fight Week events Tuesday the Nevada State Athletic Commission approved a proposal from the UFC to implement early weigh-ins for the three-event “International Fight Week.” which includes UFC Fight Night 90, The Ultimate Fighter: Season 23 Finale and UFC 200. Weigh-ins will take place between 8am-10am PST at the fighter’s hotels the…

June 20th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 89: Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald video highlights     UFC Fight Night 89: Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote video highlights     UFC Fight Night 89: Steve Bosse vs. Sean O’Connell video highlights     UFC Fight Night 89: Joanne Calderwood vs. Valerie Letourneau video highlights     Thiago Santos to…

June 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Event: UFC 200 Date: July 89th, 2016 Location: Las Vegas, Nevada Venue: T-Mobile Arena Broadcast: Pay-Per-View The evening of UFC 199 ended up being a huge one for the promotion both inside and outside of the Octagon. Inside, Michael Bisping pulled off a shocking upset of Luke Rockhold to become the first British champion in…

June 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Brock Lesnar will compete at UFC 200 in the co-main event Current WWE superstar and former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his return to the octagon at UFC 200 against Mark Hunt. UFC officials made the announcement Saturday night regarding Lesnars return and today on SportsCentre, it was revealed he’ll fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar (5-3 )…

June 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Today at 5Dimes Sportsbook, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened lines for a dozen upcoming UFC bouts. The earliest of the fights is on July 7th, as heavyweights Derrick Lewis and Roy Nelson square off on the Thursday leading up to UFC 200. A pair of bouts on the UFC’s blockbuster July 9th card were opened…

May 5th, 2016
James Lynch

RIP Jordan Parsons (1990-2016)  Tragic news in the MMA world Wednesday, Bellator fighter Jordan Parsons passed away following a hit-and-run incident Sunday. He was only 25 years old. Parsons (11-2)  went 2-1 under the Bellator banner with stoppage victories over Tim Bazer and Julio Cesar Neves. He was scheduled to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 next Friday. Bellator president Scott…

May 1st, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 154 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by UFC bantamweight Rob Font who takes on John Lineker at UFC 198 on May 14th. Then Invicta FC bantamweight champion Tonya Evinger stops by to talk about her upcoming title defence against Colleen Schneider on…

April 28th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 200 press conference replay  UFC 200 takes place on July 9th at T-Mobile arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Daniel Cormier (c) vs. Jon Jones (ic) – light-heavyweight title-unification bout Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar – for interim featherweight title Miesha Tate (c) vs. Amanda Nunes – for women’s bantamweight title Travis Browne vs. Cain…

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