UFC 201

August 2nd, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued with Saturday’s UFC 201 PPV card in Atlanta, Georgia. After UFC 201, here’s the updated top 20: WesReynolds has built out a sizable lead as we enter the middle of summer in the 2016 ToutMaster competition. The ToutMaster leader had a perfect event nailing ten fights…

August 2nd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com Cesar Arzamendia vs. Damien Brown Arzamendia: His offensive skills look decent enough, but he leaves himself exposed on the feet…

August 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional history for UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The entertaining night of scraps saw five of 11 fights end inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two…

August 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional history for UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The entertaining night of scraps saw five of 11 fights end inside the distance. The action is now behind us, so let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some…

August 1st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

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August 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went back to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional history for UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The entertaining night of scraps saw five of 11 fights end inside the distance. Following the action, let’s take a look at which of the evening’s competitors we may no longer see…

July 31st, 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 201 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) Tyron Woodley by T/KO (+280) Tyron Woodley returned to action following…

July 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker staff writer Gabe Killian had a great debut with the MMA Roasted podcast last week and he was invited back, co-hosting the episode alongside fellow comedian Adam Hunter. Here’s the description of the episode: Gabe and CB join adam to discuss the fights surrounding UFC 201. Sarah McMann calls in! You can listen to…

July 31st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The UFC returned with a pay-per-view last night (Saturday, July 30th, 2016) for its 201st major event. The card was headlined by a welterweight title bout between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Tyron Woodley. The 11-fight card wasn’t the most anticipated heading in, but the first few fights as well as the last few really paid everyone…

July 30th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 201 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 30, 2016) in Atlanta Georgia, and features a UFC welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger…

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA Welterweight bout: Matt Brown (-245) vs Jake Ellenberger (+225) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 201 will feature a welterweight clash between Matt “The Immortal” Brown and Jake “The Juggernaut” Ellenberger, with Brown being a -245 ($245 to win…

July 30th, 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 21…

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 30th, 2016
James Lynch

Bojan Velickovic (14-3) discusses his upcoming fight against Mike Graves (6-0) at UFC 201 on July 30th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Bojan also talks about his successful UFC debut back in April, training camp for this fight and where he’d like to fight next.

July 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 29th, 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: I remember watching Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley fighting on the same Strikeforce card in January of 2012 at the…

July 29th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 201 welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. I spoke to the following fighters. John “Doomsday” Howard – WSOF welterweight – 00:00:09 Mike “Biggie” Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight – 00:00:42 Chris Camozzi – UFC…

July 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 201: “Lawler vs Woodley” takes place today (Friday, July 29, 2016) from inside Philips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 4:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a welterweight title bout between champion Robbie Lawler and challenger Tyron Woodley. UFC 201 Weigh-in Stream:…

July 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 a welterweight on the main card of UFC 201 as Matt Brown takes on Jake Ellenberger.   Matt Brown (Record: 20-14, -300 Favorite, Fighter Grade: B+) The Ohio…

July 29th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Nick Kalikas appeared on ESPN radio this week with MMA reporter Brett Okamoto for his “Five Rounds” podcast to talk this weekend’s UFC 201 event. You can check Nick’s appearance right here (starts at 35:00): http://espn.go.com/espnradio/play?id=17119548 Kalikas talked the betting implications of this weekend’s event and much more. Enjoy!

July 28th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 28th, 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 main event of UFC 201 as Robbie Lawler defends his welterweight title against Tyron Woodley.   Robbie Lawler (Record: 27-10, -200 Favorite, Fighter Grade: A) The welterweight…

July 28th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 28th, 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 201 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to…

July 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The gang is back together! Shockingly, Lance, Jay, Brad, and Sean are all here for this week’s UFC 201 preview. It’s a good thing too, because on paper UFC 201 is one of the weaker pay-per-view events the organization has put on in 2016, so any extra entertainment is welcome. Listen Here: Consensus Bet: Parlay:…

July 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker staff writer Gabe Killian made a move to the big-time this week, co-hosting the episode alongside fellow comedian Adam Hunter. Here’s the description of the episode: This Episode has Adam, The Greg Wilson, Joseph Perez and Gabe Killian in studio and Gerald Harris and Kamaru Usman calls in. Adam and Greg discuss the top…

July 27th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley Date: July 30, 2016 Arena: Philips Arena City: Atlanta, GA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Atlanta, GA for the third time in promotional histor with UFC 201: Lawler vs Woodley. The action packed 12 fight card is set to kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30pm ET…

July 27th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at newcomer Hector Sandoval as he takes on top ten flyweight Wilson Reis at UFC 201 in Atlanta, Georgia. Hector “Kid Alex” Sandoval Hometown: Sacramento, California Age: 30 Height: 5’2” Reach: Weight Class: Flyweight Camp:…

July 26th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Saturday’s (July 30, 2016) UFC 201 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main events this weekend featuring the welterweight title headliner Robbie Lawler vs Tyron Woodley and the women’s strawweight bout…

July 25th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 201 has already seen five fights altered due to injury, and while that has cut down on the depth of the event, you’d have a hard time convincing me any card headlined by Robbie Lawler isn’t worth the price of admission. Lawler will be making the third defense of his welterweight title against Tyron…

July 24th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 166 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 middleweight Chris Camozzi to discuss his upcoming fight with Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 92 on August 6th. After that we’re joined by welterweight Bristol Marunde to talk about his new show “High…

July 16th, 2016
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 near future. UFC 201 will take place later this month on July 30th, and features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Tyron Woodley. That bout already has odds released, but several excellent scraps…

June 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Bellator heavyweight  Kimbo Slice passes away at age 42 Bellator heavyweight Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson passed away Monday night in his home state of Florida. There hasn’t been an offical cause of death. Bellator President Scott Coker released the following statment “We are all shocked and saddened by the devastating and untimely loss of Kimbo Slice,…

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 25th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Paige VanZant earns second place for Dancing with the Stars season 22 So close, and yet so far. UFC strawweight Paige VanZant made it all the way to the Finale of season 22 for Dancing with the Stars. VanZant wound up in second place overall, losing out to Nyle DiMarco and Peta Murgatroyd in the…

May 23rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Conor McGregor Speaks Conor McGregor took the MMA world by storm yesterday by speaking somewhere other than on twitter, appearing in ESPN’s Sunday Conversation. Everything was discussed from him getting pulled from the UFC 200 main event to rumors about Floyd Mayweather Jr. Check it out.   James Te Huna Retires Former UFC light heavyweight…

May 19th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Bisping replaces Chris Weidman against Luke Rockhold at UFC 199   UFC President Dana White today announced Wednesday on ESPN Sportscenter that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to face UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199. This comes after the news yesterday that Chris Weidman was forced to withdraw from the main…