UFC 208

February 15th, 2017
Jay Primetown

With UFC 208 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. Islam Makhachev Overview: The Dagestani fighter and training partner of Khabib Nurmagomedov was tasked with a tough fight at UFC 208 against American Nik Lentz, who…

February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. The scraps are…

February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. The scraps are…

February 14th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsBreaker.com. Roan Carneiro vs. Ryan Laflare Carneiro: Offers very little in the striking exchanges. He lost the first 13 minutes…

February 14th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The press conference is the last official business to take care of before the UFC moves on to the next card. Below you’ll find video footage of Holly Holm, Anderson Silva, Glover Teixeira and Jacare Souza from the UFC 208 post-fight press conference. Video credit: NESN.com

February 13th, 2017
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2017 (presented by MMAOddsBreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued on Saturday with UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York. Here’s the updated Top 20 leaderboard: Teamxbladz and McDuckMMA flip flopped at the top of the leaderboard. Teamxbladz now holds a .90 point lead over McDuckMMA. The biggest mover at the top of the standings was Dbell_MT, who…

February 13th, 2017
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 are five UFC 208 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. 1) Germaine De Randamie by Decision (+220) De Randamie defeated Holly…

February 13th, 2017
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history last Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie. It was a lackluster event that saw the promotion’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion get crowned and nine out of 10 bouts go the distance. After the event concluded,…

February 13th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC 208: Holly Holm vs Germaine de Randamie highlights UFC 208: Anderson Silva vs Derek Brunson highlights UFC 208: Ronaldo Souza vs. Tim Boetsch highlights Rose Namajunas vs. Michelle Waterson and three other fights set for UFC on FOX 24 As noted on the UFC 208 broadcast Saturday, strawweights Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson will face off at UFC…

February 12th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

The fourth UFC event of the year is in the books, and while it was not expected to be particularly good on paper, that boded to be true with nearly every fight ending in decision Overall on the night, eight favorites earned victories, while two underdogs got the job done according to the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing odds. Favorites That Won In…

February 12th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

UFC 208 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 1-0 on premium bets for +3.5 units overall. Premium UFC 208: 1-0, +3.5 units   Wins: 3.5 units: Germaine de Randamie (-130) Losses: none   Free Bet(s): 0-1, -1 unit Wins: none Losses: 1 unit: Silva/Brunson UNDER 1.5 rounds total…

February 11th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC 208 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, February 11, 2017) in Brooklyn, New York, and features a featherweight title main event between Holly Holm and Germaine de…

February 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC 208. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of keeping them in 140 characters or less. If interested in wagering on this parlay, or any bouts for this fight card, all betting…

February 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion. The 11-fight card is scheduled to get…

February 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion. The 11-fight card is scheduled to get…

February 11th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2017 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 returned one staff member to the our picks chart this time around. After three events thus…

February 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

‘Ask Cousin Gabe’ is an article at MMA Oddsbreaker where I answer questions from readers. If you would like to ask me a question, regarding wagering, any upcoming fight cards, or MMA in general, please email it to [email protected] and make sure to include your name and location. If you have any questions for the…

February 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion. The 11-fight card is scheduled to get…

February 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion. The 12-fight card is scheduled to get…

February 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion. The 12-fight card is scheduled to get…

February 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC 208: Holm vs De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugral women’s featherweight champion. The 12-fight card is scheduled to get…

February 10th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-ins for UFC 208: “Holm vs de Randamie” takes place today (Friday, February 10, 2017) from inside the Toyota Center in Brooklyn, New York. Due to the new weigh-in procedures, the official weights will be available beginning at 10:00 AM EST, although the ceremonial weigh-in and face-offs will take place at 6:00 pm EST. The event…

February 10th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at American Jarred Brooks as he opens the preliminary card against veteran Ian McCall at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York. Jarred “The Spider Monkey” Brooks Hometown: Warsaw, Indiana Age: 23 Height: 5’3” Reach: 63”…

February 9th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history this Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion. The 12-fight card…

February 9th, 2017
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 208 as the legendary Anderson Silva returns to the Octagon to square off against Top 10 middleweight Derek Brunson. Derek Brunson (Record: 16-4, -150 Favorite,…

February 9th, 2017
James Lynch

Ian McCall (13-5-1) discusses his upcoming fight at UFC 208 on Feb. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  ***NOTE – This interview was prior to Neil Seery’s withdrawal from the card*** Ian also talks about his new podcast “Two American Animals”, switching up training camps and his favorite podcasts.

February 9th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie Date: February 11, 2017 Arena: Barclays Center City: Brooklyn, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in Brooklyn, NY for the first time in promotional history this Saturday (February 11, 2017) with UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie, which will crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s featherweight champion. The 12-fight…

February 9th, 2017
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 208 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…

February 9th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at American Justin Willis as he makes his UFC debut against Polish heavyweight Marcin Tybura at UFC 208 in Brooklyn, New York. Justin Willis Hometown: Age: 29 Height: 6’3” Reach: 82” Weight Class: Heavyweight Camp:…

February 8th, 2017
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 main card fight at UFC 208 as Jacare Souza returns to the Octagon to take on veteran Tim Boetsch at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York….

February 8th, 2017
James Lynch

Rick Glenn (18-4-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Phillipe Nover (10-7-1) at UFC 208 on Feb. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Rick also talks about quitting his full time job at Costco to train MMA full time, dropping down to featherweight for this matchup and his training camp for…

February 8th, 2017
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum faces Ben Rothwell at UFC 211 Combate is reporting that heavyweights Fabricio Werdum and Ben Rothwell will clash at UFC 211. Werdum (21-6-1) heads into this matchup off a unanimous-decision victory over Travis Browne back at UFC 203. Prior to that, he lost his UFC heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic at UFC 198 in Brazil. Rothwell…

February 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Jarred Brooks (12-0) discusses his upcoming UFC debut against Ian McCall (13-5-1) at UFC 208 on Feb. 11th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Jarred also talks about being an alternate on TUF 24, how this UFC contract came together, his friendship with Justin Scoggins and why he’ll be UFC champion…

February 7th, 2017
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic vs. Junior Dos Santos rematch set for UFC 211 According to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Stipe Miocic’s next title defense will come against the last opponent who defeated him, Junior Dos Santos. The rematch will occur May 13th at UFC 211. Miocic (16-2) won the UFC heavyweight title last year at UFC 198, when…

February 5th, 2017
James Lynch

Fighters predict the inagural UFC women’s 145lb championship matchup between Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie. Click below to see who picked who Megan Anderson – Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion – 00:00:09 Aiemann Zahabi – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:48 Andrea Lee – LFA women’s flyweight title challenger – 00:01:09 Mike ‘Biggie’ Rhodes – Victory…

February 4th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

Earlier today, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting odds for the main card of UFC 208. The main event between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie for the newly minted UFC women’s featherweight title has had a line out for a couple of weeks now. It has bounced all around even, with Holm opening…

February 4th, 2017
Brian Hemminger

Mixed martial arts is about to kick it up a notch as 2017 rolls on. Next week alone, UFC 208 will take place and former pound-for-pound great Anderson Silva will be back in action as he takes on Derek Brunson in a middleweight co-main event. Also on tap will be a middleweight scrap between Jacare…

February 2nd, 2017
James Lynch

Rashad Evans vs. Dan Kelly set for UFC 209 Rashad Evans hopes to finally make his return to the cage at UFC 209 as he faces Dan Kelly. The matchup was first reported by ESPN.com. Evans (19-5-1) was slated to fight Tim Kennedy at UFC 205, but an issue on his pre-fight medical exam caused the…

January 31st, 2017
James Lynch

Ian McCall now faces newcomer Jarred Brooks at UFC 208 After Neil Seery announced this past weekend that he would need to withdraw from UFC 208 due to personal issues, the UFC has signed Jarred Brooks to face off with Ian McCall at UFC 208.  UFC officials made the announcement on Monday. Brooks (12-0) heads into…

December 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Lando Vannata vs. David Teymur set for UFC 209 Lando Vannata has been added to the UFC 209 on March 4th against David Teymur according to UFC officials. Vannata (9-1) is coming off a knockout of the year performance against John Makdessi where he landed a spinning wheel kick finish against the Canadian at UFC 206…

December 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Holly Holm vs. Germaine de Randamie set for inaugural UFC women’s featherweight title UFC officials announced on Tuesday that former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will take on Germaine de Randamie for the inaugural 145-pound title at UFC 208 on February 11th. Holm (10-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back losses against Miesha Tate and most recently dropping…

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 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC reschedules Anaheim event; UFC 209 becomes UFC 208 UFC officials announced Thursday that the scheduled Jan. 21 PPV event in Anaheim (UFC 208) has been rescheduled for Aug. 5. The original date was slated to go up against Bellator’s Tito Ortiz vs. Chael Sonnen headliner at the Forum in Inglewood, CA. As a result, the Feb. 11 card in…

November 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Emmanuel Sanchez injured, AJ McKee now fights Ray Wood Friday at Bellator 166  Bellator officials announced Monday that Emmanuel Sanchez (13-3) has been forced off Friday’s Bellator 166 card due to injury. As a result, AJ McKee will take on Ray Wood. McKee (5-0) endures his second straight fight with an opponent switch. Back at…