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December 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After crowning Lando Vannata with our KO of the Year, and Mackenzie Dern with Submission of the Year, now it’s time to switch gears and look at the best fight of 2016. Conor McGregor’s massive drawing power made 2016 one of the most lucrative in UFC history, and he provided some big money fights with…

October 11th, 2016
Matty

NSAC makes McGregor pay for water-bottle incident at UFC 202 press conference You know it’s a slow news day in MMA when the lead story is UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor getting fined for throwing a water bottle back in August at a press conference to promote his rematch with Nate Diaz at UFC 202….

August 23rd, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The guys broke down the unbelievable fight that was Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz as well as touched on a couple of the other fights on UFC 202. Then they previewed UFC on FOX 21 delving deep into a bunch of newcomer’s fight camps and back stories only the way we know how. Lance bullied…

August 23rd, 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 202 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) McGregor by Decision (+550) Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz via Majority…

August 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

Newcomer Alex Ricci steps in for Josh Emmett against Jeremy Kennedy Saturday at UFC on FOX 21 Canadian Alex Ricci will step up on short notice to face Jeremy Kennedy this Saturday at UFC on FOX 21. Ricci’s manager Chuck Wichert confirmed the news to MMAOddsBreaker earlier this morning. MMASucka initially broke the news of Ricci’s signing…

August 22nd, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued with Saturday’s UFC 202 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. After UFC 202, here’s the updated top 20: WesReynolds has once again extended his lead in ToutMaster. He extended the lead by 2.3 points to a whopping 7.9 point lead over ManglerBets. MattMaher2210 is hot on the…

August 22nd, 2016
Brad Wharton

It’s very rare that anything lives up to the weight of expectation any more… movies, videogames… especially fights. In this social, digital age, our streams of consciousness are all interconnected for months and weeks of build up. We’ve discussed, debated and deconstructed every angle, from the feasible to the infeasible, the sublime to the ridiculous….

August 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz     UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Donald Cerrone vs. Rick Story   UFC 202 Fight Video Highlights: Cody Garbrandt vs. Takeya Mizugaki   “Baby Slice” off Bellator 160 due to injury Kevin Ferguson, Jr’s professional MMA debut will have to wait as “Baby Slice”…

August 21st, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com   Alberto Uda vs. Marvin Vettori Uda: Outside of some decent strikes from the clinch, he offers nothing that…

August 21st, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 170 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by UFC middleweight Sam Alvey who takes on Kevin Casey this Saturday at UFC on FOX 21 in Vancouver. Then after we’ll be joined by The Province MMA journalist Spencer Kyte will preview the UFC…

August 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned Las Vegas, Nevada last night (Saturday, August 20th, 2016) for a pay-per-view event. The card was headlined by a welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. All in all, nine favorites won, while two upset occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of…

August 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 202 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 0-3 on premium bets for -7.6 units overall. Premium UFC 202: 0-3 -7.6 units Wins: none Losses: 3 units: Nate Diaz (+115), 2 units: Rick Story (+140), 2 units: Randa Markos (-130) Free Bet(s): 1-0 +1 unit Wins: 1 unit: Artem Lobov…

August 20th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 202 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, August 20, 2016) in Atlanta Georgia, and features a UFC welterweight rematch between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz. Without further ado: Reed Kuhn’s…

August 20th, 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 23…

August 20th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 202 rematch between Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz. I spoke to the following fighters. Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight 00:00:30 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:06 Kurt Holobaugh…

August 20th, 2016
Brad Wharton

It’s another marquee UFC fight week and with it – like clockwork – the influx of ‘normals’. The rank and file of humanity who dare to enjoy our sport on a casual basis. In many ways it feels like a throwback; a resurgent echo of the days when MMA was a secret, special club that…

August 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 202. 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…

August 19th, 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 ahead to a battle of top 15 welterweights as Donald Cerrone takes on Rick Story at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Donald Cerrone (Record: 30-7, -165 Favorite,…

August 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 202: “McGregor vs Diaz 2” takes place today (Friday, August 19, 2016) from inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 7:00 pm ET, although actual weigh-in results will start trickling in around 11:00 AM EST thanks to the new weigh-in…

August 19th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Saturday’s (August 20, 2016) UFC 202 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main events this weekend featuring the welterweight headliner Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz 2 and the light heavyweight…

August 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 202 Date: August 20, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET,…

August 18th, 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 match-up in the women’s bantamweight division at Elizabeth Phillips takes on eight ranked Raquel Pennington at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Raquel Pennington (Record: 7-5,…

August 18th, 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 202 event. You can check Nick’s appearance right here (starts around 29:00): http://www.espn.com/espnradio/play?id=17328652 Kalikas talked the betting implications of this weekend’s event and much more. Enjoy!

August 18th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 202 welterweight Tim Means as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Saturday night (August 20, 2016) against Sabah Homasi at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. “The Dirty Bird” is returning from a six month suspension due to a tainted supplement, and he’s got a new…

August 18th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at The Ultimate Fighter 21 competitor Sabah Homasi as he takes on welterweight veteran Tim Means at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sabah “The Punisher” Homasi Hometown: Boca Raton, Florida Age: 27 Height: 6’0”…

August 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 202 Pre-Fight Press Conference gets heated, Diaz and McGregor throw bottles at each other   Newcomer Albert Morales replaces Manny Gamburyan against Alejandro Perez at UFC Fight Night 94 Danny Segura of MMA Fighting (via UFC Español) reported Tuesday that Manny Gamburyan has pulled out of UFC Fight Night 94 due to personal reasons, newcomer Alberta…

August 18th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 202 Date: August 20, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Welterweight bout: Neil Magny (-140) vs Lorenz Larkin (+120) Fight Breakdown: The featured bout for the UFC 202 Fight Pass prelims will be a welterweight contest between TUF 16 veteran Neil Magny and former Strikeforce middleweight champion Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin, with…

August 17th, 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 202 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free to everyone…

August 17th, 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 ahead to the much anticipated sequel headlining UFC 202: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor.   Nate Diaz (Record: 19-10, +110 Underdog, Fighter Grade: A- (Lightweight)) The long time Cesar…

August 17th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 202 Date: August 20, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET,…

August 17th, 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: UFC 202’s main event between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz is one of the biggest rematches ever without a title belt…

August 16th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

We hope that our longtime listeners will listen to this week’s episode of The MMA Analysis Faithfully, while new listeners will greet us with Open Arms. If not, it’s okay, we can agree to go our Separate Ways. Just remember when it comes to MMA podcasts, only The MMA Analysis can bring it Any Way…

August 16th, 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 Mike Perry as he takes on South Korea power puncher Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mike Perry Hometown: Altamonte Springs, Florida Age: 24 Height: 6’0” Reach: Weight Class:…

August 16th, 2016
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics The rematch of Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will headline this weekend’s return to Vegas at UFC 202, which will be the promotion’s second appearance at the new T-Mobile Arena. McGregor and Diaz always draw a crowd, and after the upset of McGregor in their first fight, interest in the rematch should be…

August 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson officially headline UFC 204  UFC officials announced Monday that the rematch between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson is official as they will headline UFC 204 on October 8 in Manchester, England. The Las Vegas based promotion also announced six other fights, the most notable include Vitor Belfort (25-12) vs. Gegard…

August 15th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 202 Date: August 20, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET,…

August 15th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 202 Date: August 20, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET,…

August 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 202 Date: August 20, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET,…

August 14th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 169 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First were joined by Jackson/Winklejohn striking coach Brandon Gibson to talk about Donald Cerrone’s preparation for Rick Story this Saturday at UFC 202. Speaking of UFC 202 we’ll be joined by Canadian Randa Markos who talks about her…

August 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 203 Date: August 23, 2016 Arena: T-Mobile Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET,…

August 13th, 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 Max Griffin as he takes on American Top Team wrestling specialist Colby Covington at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Max “Pain” Griffin Hometown: Sacramento, California Age: 30 Height: 6’0” Reach: Weight Class:…

August 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with preliminary bouts preceding it on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET and…

August 12th, 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 Marvin Vettori as he takes on Brazilian middleweight Alberto Uda at UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Marvin Vettori Hometown: Mezzogorona, Italy Age: 22 Height: 6’0” Reach: Weight Class: Middleweight Camp: Stabile Fight…

August 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with preliminary bouts preceding it on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET and…

August 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, NV on August 20, 2016 with UFC 202: Diaz vs McGregor II. Main card action will be kicking off on Pay Per View at 10pm ET, with preliminary bouts preceding it on FOX Sports 1 at 8pm ET and…

August 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Conor McGregor show rolls into town in a week and a half (August 20, 2016) for UFC 202 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Irishman’s highly-anticipated rematch against Nate Diaz will headline the card. The odds for that bout were released this past June, and early action has come in on both sides, although with…

August 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Tim Means now faces newcomer Sabah Homasi, Mike Perry faces Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202  Ariel Helwani of MMAFighting reported Tuesday that Titan FC welterweight Sabah Homas will step up on short notice to face Tim Means at UFC 202. Means was initially slated to face Sean Strickland, who was forced off the card due to a knee injury. Homasi (11-5)…

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…

July 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Dong Hyun Kim off UFC 202, Neil Magny needs new opponent  MMAJunkie confirmed Tuesday that welterweight Dong Hyun Kim (21-3-1) is off UFC 202. As a result, his opponent Neil Magny is now looking for a new opponent. Magny (18-4) has won 10 of his last 11 fights and heads into this card on a three-fight…

July 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Legacy FC 57 Highlights (via MMAJunkie)    Artem Lobov vs. Chris Avila in the works for UFC 202 MMAFighting reports  that the UFC is working towards a featherweight matchup between Artem Lobov and Chris Avila to UFC 202 Lobov (12-12, 1 NC) has gone 0-2 in the UFC so far, losing at the TUF 22 Finale to Ryan…

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…

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