UFC 205

February 25th, 2017
Matty

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson first met at UFC 205 on November 12th in an epic ‘Fight of the Night’ which ended in a majority draw. The challenger Thompson closed as a -175 betting favorite (bet $175 to win $100) at 5Dimes Sportsbook with the champ Woodley a +165 underdog (bet $100…

November 15th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in New York City for the first time in promotional history with UFC 205: Alvarez vs McGregor. After the entertaining night of fights, let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from the evening… Joanna Jędrzejczyk vs. Jessica Andrade JJ successfully defended her…

November 14th, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsBreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued with Saturday’s UFC 205 PPV event in New York City. After UFC 205, here’s the updated Top 20: Long-time ToutMaster leader WesReynolds extends his lead from 3 points up to 5.5 points after UFC 205. He continues to hold a lead after each UFC card. Whenever…

November 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez  Video Highlights Conor McGregor UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Wonderboy Thompson Post-Fight Interview Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs.Karolina Kowalkiewicz Post-Fight Interview Dana White UFC 205 Post-Fight Press Conference  

November 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 205 in New York City. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com   Liz Carmouche vs. Katlyn Chookagian Carmouche: Coming off a long layoff, she did an excellent job at forcing…

November 13th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 182 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) special gust host Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) recap UFC 205 WE NOW HAVE OFFICIAL “Parting Shot Podcast” T-SHIRTS! BUY THEM HERE –>  here SUBSCRIBE to us on iTunes! here SUBSCRIBE to us on Stitcher here “Like” our Facebook Page here. Follow us on Twitter @PartingShotMMA SUBSCRIBE to James’ 1-on-1 show on Youtube here…

November 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a pay-per-view event last night (Saturday, November 12th, 2016). The card was headlined by a lightweight title bout between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor. All in all, eight favorites won, while five upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event of the…

November 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 205 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 3-4 on premium bets for -2.05 units overall. Premium UFC 205: 3-4, -2.05 units Wins: 2 units: Vicente Luque (-105), 1 unit: Frankie Edgar by decision prop (-121), 1 unit: Yoel Romero (+160) Losses: 1 unit: Katlyn…

November 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 205 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, November 12, 2016) in New York, New York, and features a lightweight title bout between champion Eddie Alvarez and challenger Conor McGregor. Without…

November 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13 fight card will get going on with preliminary action on UFC Fight…

November 12th, 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 undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov taking on fellow top ten lightweight Michael Johnson.   Michael Johnson (Record: 18-10, +240 Favorite, Fighter Grade: A-) Blackzilians fighter Michael Johnson enters UFC…

November 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13 fight card will get going on with preliminary action on UFC Fight…

November 12th, 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 30 events…

November 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY Women’s Bantamweight bout: Liz Carmouche (+155) vs Katlyn Chookagian (-175) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for UFC 200 at Madison Square Garden in New York City on UFC Fight Pass will be a women’s bantamweight contest between Liz “Girl-Rilla” Carmouche and Katlyn…

November 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the welterweight title fight between champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 205.  Click below to see who picked who… Stevie Ray – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Jesse Ronson – TKO lightweight – 00:00:29 Peter & Max Barrett – CES lightweight / bantamweight – 00:01:12 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC lightweight…

November 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13 fight card will get going on with preliminary action on UFC Fight…

November 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 205: “Alvarez vs McGregor” takes place today (Friday, November 11, 2016) from inside Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 6:00 pm ET, although actual weigh-in results will start trickling in this morning thanks to the new weigh-in procedures. The event…

November 11th, 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 opening bout of the UFC 205 PPV as Miesha Tate fights for the first time since losing her women’s bantamweight title as she faces veteran bantamweight Raquel…

November 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13 fight card will get going on with preliminary action on UFC Fight…

November 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with tomorrow’s (Saturday, November 12, 2016) UFC 205 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed the main and co-main events this weekend featuring the lightweight title headliner Eddie Alvarez vs Conor McGregor. the welterweight title bout…

November 11th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 205 Pre-fight Press Conference  As expected things got heated at the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference.   UFC 205 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3   UFC 205 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

November 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY Middleweight bout: Chris Weidman (-175) vs Yoel Romero (+155) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC 205 at Madison Square Gardenn in New York City will be a middleweight contest between former UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman and Olympic silver…

November 10th, 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 205 in New York City as Eddie Alvarez puts his lightweight title on the line against featherweight champion Conor McGregor.   Eddie Alvarez…

November 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the middleweight matchup between Chris Weidman and Yoel Romero at UFC 205. Click below to see who picked who… Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Peter & Max Barrett – CES lightweight/bantamweight – 00:00:52 Grant Dawson – Victory FC featherweight – 00:01:05 Mike De La Torre – UFC featherweight – 00:01:17 John…

November 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to New York City for the first time in both promotional and mixed martial arts history for UFC 205. The stacked 13 fight card will get going on with preliminary action on UFC Fight…

November 10th, 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 205 as Tyron Woodley defends his welterweight title for the first time against challenger Stephen Thompson.   Stephen Thompson (Record: 13-1, -200 Favorite,…

November 10th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with Marcus Davis as he prepares UFC 205 middleweight Tim Boetsch for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Rafael Natal at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The Maine native discusses how he has gotten Boetsch ready for his opponent Natal: “I know I’m a more well-rounded striker than Natal. I’m not the world-class…

November 9th, 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: You conducted a poll on Twitter earlier in the week asking how people would bet Conor McGregor for his lightweight title…

November 9th, 2016
Reed Kuhn

1. The Three Title Fights Will Feature Superlative Strikers Many of the fighters in the three title fights show up very well on paper for offensive striking metrics. Conor McGregor has exceptional accuracy, Joanna Jedrzejczyk has blistering pace and Tyron Woodley hits harder than anyone in his division. Each is presented with different challenges, but…

November 9th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 welterweight Belal Muhammad as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Vicente Luque at Madison Square Garden in New York City. Editor’s Note: This interview was done when Muhammad’s opponent was Lyman Good. The Chicago native discusses the excitement of the UFC 205 card and training with Duke Roufus: “I’m…

November 9th, 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 205 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to everyone early on in fight week…

November 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 205 is so big that Lance Fischel even decided to show up for the podcast for once. It took him a few minutes, naturally, but he got there eventually. With a full crew present, The MMA Analysis gives you a thorough breakdown of UFC 205 from the three title fights at the top of…

November 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 lightweight Michael Johnson as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Khabib Nurmagomedov at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The St. Louis native discusses fighting at MSG and how he plans to beat Nurmagomedov: “Nothing special to me, it’s New York, it’s good for the sport….

November 8th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 205 featherweight Jeremy Stephens as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (November 12, 2016) against Frankie Edgar at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The San Diego native discusses fighting Edgar in his backyard of New York and why he’d rather be the underdog: “It’s just another fight if you…

November 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 the women’s strawweight title fight between Polish fighters champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz. Joanna Jedrzejcyk (Record: 12-0, -410 Favorite, Power Ranking: A) The UFC strawweight champion enters…

November 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 205 Date: November 12, 2016 Arena: Madison Square Garden City: New York City, NY Women’s Bantamweight bout: Miesha Tate (-185) vs Raquel Pennington (+160) Fight Breakdown: Getting the Pay-Per-View action started at Madison Square Garden in New York City for the first time in promotional and mixed martial arts history at UFC 205, women…

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…

November 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Belal Muhammad (10-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Vicente Luque (10-5-1) at UFC 205 on Nov. 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Belal also talks about his original opponent Lyman Good allegedly failing a drug test, earning his first UFC victory in his last fight and his training camp for this…

November 6th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the lightweight title fight between champion Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor. Click below to see who picked who.   Stephen Wonderboy Thompson – UFC welterweight – 00:00:09 Stevie Ray – UFC lightweight – 00:01:28 TJ Laramie – TKO featherweight – 00:01:58 Tim Johnson – UFC heavyweight – 00:02:41 Jesse Ronson – TKO lightweight…

October 28th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The sport of mixed martial arts has finally been legalized in the great state of New York and the sport’s biggest promotion, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to have their first show in New York City on November 12th of this year. The event, UFC 205, will be held at the world famous…

October 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Stephen Thompson (13-1) discusses his upcoming welterweight title shot against Tyron Woodley (16-3) at UFC 205 on November 12th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Stephen also tells the cool story about how he found out about the UFC 205 title shot, working with Perfecting Athletes, his thoughts on GSP as a…

October 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Vicente Luque now faces Belal Muhammad at UFC 205  After Lyman Good was flagged for a potential USADA doping violation on Monday, Vicente Luque is stepping up to face Belal Muhammad at UFC 205. Luque (10-5-1) heads into this matchup off three straight victories, including a 60-second stoppage victory over Hector Urbina at UFC Fight…

October 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Cruz vs. Garbrandt title fight set as UFC 207 co-headliner, Borg vs. Smolka also added to the card  UFC officials confirmed Monday with ESPN that Dominick Cruz will defend his bantamweight title against Cody Garbrandt in the co-main event of UFC 207. In addition, the Las Vegas Review Journal announced that flyweights Ray Borg and Louis…

September 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Even though UFC 205 is still six weeks away, the buzz for it is already starting to overshadow everything else the organization has going on through the month of October. Such is the power of Conor McGregor, and the UFC has been wise to cash in on him as much as possible (UFC 200 debacle…

September 28th, 2016
Matty

Michael Johnson to take on Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 205 The final piece to what looks like the best MMA card of all-time was announced by the UFC on Tuesday, as lightweights Michael Johnson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will clash at UFC 205 on November 12th in New York City. The matchup between two top contenders at 155…

September 27th, 2016
Matty

Conor McGregor will fight Eddie Alvarez for lightweight title at UFC 205 Late Monday, the UFC confirmed featherweight champion Conor McGregor (20-3) will challenge lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez (28-4) for his title belt at 155 pounds in the main event at UFC 205 on November 12th. MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas just opened McGregor as a -125…

September 26th, 2016
Matty

Thiago Alves will make lightweight debut at UFC 205 versus Jim Miller The UFC announced Saturday that former UFC welterweight title contender Thiago “Pitbull” Alves will remain on the UFC 205 card at Madison Square Garden in New York City on November 12th and take on New Jersey native Jim Miller at 155 pounds. Alves (21-10) was originally slated…

September 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Eddie Alvarez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov in the works for UFC 206 in Toronto  Yesterday evening on FS1’s “UFC Tonight” Megan Olivi reported that lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez had missed the contract deadline for a potential matchup at UFC 205 in New York on November 12th. As a result, the former Bellator champ is reportedly facing Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC…

September 21st, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker staff writer Gabe Killian had a great debut with the MMA Roasted podcast a couple months ago and he was invited back yet again, co-hosting this week’s episode alongside fellow comedian Adam Hunter as well as making an appearance late last week. Here’s a description of the episodes as well as both podcasts: Episode description:…

September 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

After seemingly testing the waters with anyone he could find other than Stephen Thompson, Tyron Woodley will be defending his UFC welterweight title against “Wonderboy” this upcoming November. Woodley was apparently looking for “Super Fights” that could pay him the big bucks, particularly a potentially returning Georges St. Pierre, but when that fizzled he, he…

September 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Kelvin Gastelum replaces Robbie Lawler against Donald Cerrone at UFC 205 MMAJunkie confirmed Wednesday that Kelvin Gastelum will step up to face Donald Cerrone at UFC 205. Cerrone (31-7) heads into matchup off three straight wins since moving up to welterweight earlier this year. He’s coming off a TKO victory over Rick Story at UFC 202.  Gastelum (12-2) is…

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