UFC 206

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…

December 24th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with top MMA manager Brian Butler, who’s client Max Holloway won the interim UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 206 last weekend.

December 20th, 2016
James Lynch

Louis Smolka (11-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Ray Borg (9-2) at UFC 207 on Dec. 30th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Louis also talks about the influence BJ Penn has had on his career, Max Holloway winning at UFC 206 and why he loves watching “Rick and Morty”

December 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past Saturday night (December 10, 2016) with UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis. The card produced arguably the most entertaining fight of the year, with 50 percent of bouts ending inside the distance. With an incredible night of action now behind us, below is a prop betting breakdown…

December 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past Saturday night (December 10, 2016) with UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis. The card produced arguably the most entertaining fight of the year, with 50 percent of the bouts ending inside the distance. The incredible night of action is now in our rear-view, so let’s…

December 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued with a two event weekend in Albany, New York and Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Here’s the updated Top 20: WesReynolds is close to securing the ToutMaster 2016 championship. His lead over ManglerBets is still over seven points with just two events remaining. Barring a few major upsets…

December 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past Saturday night (December 10, 2016) with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The card produced arguably the most entertaining fight of the year, with 50 percent of bouts ending inside the distance. The incredible night of action is now in our rear-view, so let’s take…

December 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past Saturday night (December 10, 2016) with UFC 206: Holloway vs. Pettis. The card produced arguably the most entertaining fight of the year, with 50 percent of bouts ending inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for…

December 13th, 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 206 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook… 1) Holloway by T/KO (+305) Max Holloway defeated former UFC lightweight champion…

December 13th, 2016
James Lynch

Jose Aldo says he’s fighting Max Holloway at UFC 208 MMAFighting reported on Monday that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo says his next fight will be against Max Holloway at UFC 208. Aldo (26-2) is coming off a unanimous-decision win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 back in July and subsequently claimed the interim featherweight…

December 12th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 206 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsBreaker.com. Zach Makovsky vs. Dustin Ortiz Makovsky: A flat performance from the former Bellator flyweight champion. He was pushed against…

December 12th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 206: Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis full fight video highlights UFC 206: Donald Cerrone vs. Matt Brown full fight video highlights UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Max Holloway via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Donald Cerrone via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Cub Swanson via MMAFighting  UFC 206 Post Fight Press Conference: Kelvin…

December 11th, 2016
Jay Primetown

With an entertaining UFC 206 behind us, there were many noteworthy performances which saw fighters’ stock rise. Jay Primetown takes a look at the key performers and what’s next for them. Kelvin Gastelum Overview: After missing weight for a fight at UFC 205, Kelvin Gastelum was forced to move up to middleweight. The UFC did…

December 11th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 186 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) Ian Parker (@ParkerCageHero) recap UFC Albany / UFC 206 and preview UFC on FOX 22 this weekend. 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….

December 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event last night (Saturday, December 10th, 2016). The card was headlined by an interim featherweight title bout between Max Holloway and Anthony Pettis. All in all, five favorites won, while seven upsets occurred. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds: Favorites That Won In the main event…

December 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC 206 and UFC Fight Night 102 are in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing weekend, going 1-6 on premium bets for -3.825 units overall. Premium UFC 206: 1-0, +2.175 units Wins: 1.5 units: Viviane Periera (+145) Losses: none UFC Fight Night 102: 0-6, -6 units  Wins: none…

December 10th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 206 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, December 10, 2016) in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and features an interim featherweight title main event between Max Holloway and Anthony…

December 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET,…

December 10th, 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. After 35 events thus far in 2016, Nick Kalikas is in first place with a 289-162 overall record (64.1%). Jay Primetown now holds sole possession of second place at 282-169. There…

December 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET,…

December 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Fighters predict the featherweight matchup with Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis. Click below to see who picked who…. Rob Font – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:09 Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:23 Josh Stansbury – UFC light heavyweight – 00:00:39 Jon Tuck – UFC lightweight – 00:00:53 Sean O’Connell – UFC light heavyweight – 00:01:25…

December 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada Interim-Featherweight title bout: Max Holloway (-240) vs Anthony Pettis (+200) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC 206 in Toronto will see Max “Blessed” Holloway take on Anthony “Showtime” Pettis in a battle scheduled for five rounds. It…

December 10th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 206 lightweight John Makdessi as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (Saturday, December 10, 2016) against Lando Vannata at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The talented Canadian striker feels he still has some tricks up his sleeve that upcoming opponent Vannata won’t be…

December 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET,…

December 10th, 2016
James Lynch

Jason Saggo (12-2) discusses his upcoming fight with Rustam Khabilov (20-3) at UFC 206 on December 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Jason also talks about fighting in Toronto for the first time, his training camp for this fight and why he wants on the UFC Halifax card next.

December 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Matthew Lopez (8-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Mitch Gagnon (12-3) at UFC 206 on December 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matthew also talks about training in Colorado at Team Genesis, coming up short in his UFC debut and competing in Canada for the first time.

December 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET, and…

December 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Zach Makovsky (19-7) discusses his upcoming fight with Dustin Ortiz (15-6) at UFC 206 on December 10th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Zach also talks about fighting in Canada for the first time, why he hasn’t fought since February and his training camp for this fight.

December 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: HOLLOWAY VS PETTIS Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET,…

December 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC 206: “Holloway vs Pettis” takes place today (Friday, December 9, 2016) from inside the Air Canada Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 4:00 pm ET, although due to the new weigh-in procedures, the official weights will be available this morning. The event is headlined…

December 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

‘Ask Cousin Gabe’ is a new article at MMA Oddsbreaker where I answer questions from readers. If you would like to ask me a question, regarding wagering, UFC on FOX: Van Zant vs Waterson or MMA in general, please email it to [email protected] and make sure to include your name and location. You may also…

December 8th, 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: Top featherweight contender Max Holloway is one of the hottest fighters in the UFC, riding a nine-bout winning streak, and…

December 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis Date: December 10, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The 12-fight card is set to get going with Fight Pass prelims at 6:30pm ET,…

December 8th, 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 combination UFC 206 and UFC Fight Night 102 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card. The podcast is available for free to…

December 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This weekend brings us another multi-event slate from the UFC, and The MMA Analysis is here to break everything down for you. After taking a quick peek back at a very entertaining TUF 24 Finale card, Jay, Brad, and New Shaun head to upstate New Yaaaahk to tackle UFC Fight Night 102 (at 31:20), before…

December 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 206: HOLLOWAY VS PETTIS Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Air Canada Centre City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the fifth time in promotional history with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. If interested in wagering on this parlay, or any bouts for this fight card, all…

December 6th, 2016
James Lynch

TUF 24 Finale salaries Main Card Demetrious Johnson ($350,000 + no win bonus = $350,000) def. Tim Elliott ($100,000) Joseph Benavidez ($70,000 + $70,000 = $140,000) def. Henry Cejudo ($50,000) Jorge Masvidal ($60,000 + $60,000 = $120,000) def. Jake Ellenberger ($78,000) Jared Cannonier (12,000 + $12,000 = $24,000) def. Ion Cutelaba ($12,000) Sara McMann ($28,000…

December 5th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

For the first time in over three years, the Octagon will return to Toronto, home to several of the most memorable moments in the history of the light heavyweight division. UFC 206 was also intended to showcase what was once the promotion’s premier division, but an injury to light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier forced his…

December 4th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 185 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap the TUF 24 Finale and preview UFC Albany / UFC 206 coming up this weekend. The Big Three Four with  1) Demetrious Johnson defeats Tim Elliott. How great was that fight? 2) Anything else stand out to you on the card? 3) Quick Picks…

December 3rd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The UFC just keeps on coming as 2016 comes to a close. After having a multi-event day just two weeks ago, the promotion is holding events on consecutive days next week with UFC Fight Night 102 taking place on Friday, December 9th, 2016 in Albany, New York and then followed by UFC 206 the next…

December 1st, 2016
James Lynch

MMAAA Conference Call  Georges St-Pierre, Tim Kennedy, Cain Velasquez, Donald Cerrone, T.J. Dillashaw and former Bellator MMA President Bjorn Rebney announced Thursday the start of the MMA Athletes Association. Listen to the full conference call below.     Tim Elliott wins ‘TUF 24’, faces Demetrious Johnson Saturday at TUF 24 Finale The main event for The…

November 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Yair Rodriguez vs. BJ Penn headlines UFC Fight Night Phoenix on January 15th  UFC officials announced Monday that Hall-of-Famer BJ Penn will battle Yair Rodriguez in the main event of UFC Fight Night Phoenix on January 15th. Penn (16-10-2) hasn’t fought since losing his third straight fight to Frankie Edgar in July 2014. The 37-year-old…

November 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Colleen Schneider signs with Bellator  MMAJunkie reported Tuesday that MMA veteran Colleen Schneider (girlfriend of UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett) has signed with Bellator. Schneider (10-7) will be making her promotional debut at flyweight, and she’s primarily fought at bantamweight previously. Bellator now has a nice stable of flyweights, including Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Anastasia Yankova and Lena Ovchynnikova. Schneider is slated to make…

November 10th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC strips Jon Jones of interim light heavyweight title After a suspension was handed down earlier this week to Jon Jones earlier this week, the UFC has stripped light heavyweight of his interim title. Jones (22-1 was given a one-year suspension by USADA ahead of his UFC 200 matchup with Daniel Cormier back in July and cannot…

November 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Rashad Evans off Saturday’s UFC 205 card  ESPN reported Tuesday that middleweight Rashad Evans has been pulled from his UFC 205 matchup with Tim Kennedy due to a medical issue. Evans (19-5-1) was set to make his middleweight debut on the card. Kennedy (18-5) hasn’t competed since a controversial loss to Yoel Romero way back…

October 30th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 180  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week and preview UFC Fight Night 98 coming up this Saturday. The Big Three 1) With Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis added, is UFC 206 PPV worthy? 2) Thoughts Kayla Harrison / Shane Carwin signings? 3) Urijah…

October 27th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

While Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) isn’t holding any events this weekend (or the last two weeks), there are still plenty of huge fights taking place in the near future. The most recent season of The Ultimate Fighter features flyweights coached by Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo, and the two will clash in the main event of…

October 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 179  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week with there being no UFC events until November 5th. The Big Four 1) GSP announces he’s a free agent. What will actually happen with him? 2) Thoughts on the media’s reactions to the massive UFC…

October 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Georges St-Pierre announces he’s a free agent on The MMA Hour  Georges St-Pierre shocked the MMA world Monday on The MMA Hour as told Ariel Helwani that he is a “free agent.” St-Pierre (25-2) revealed that he was working on new deal stemming from his 2011 contract, but talks broke when the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG….

October 17th, 2016
James Lynch

WSOF cancels two upcoming events and loads up New Years Eve card World Series of Fighting announced via Twitter that they are cancelling their upcoming WSOF 34 and WSOF 35 events. Instead, the promotion plans to load up their New Year’s Eve card at Madison Square Garden. #[email protected] on #NewYearsEve is about to get a whole lot…

October 16th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 178  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) myself (@LynchOnSports) recap all the major news from this past week with there being no MMA events until November 4th. The Big Three  1) Thoughts on Ronda Rousey opening as the betting favourite against Amanda Nunes at UFC 207? 2) Is the current UFC 206…

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