UFC 229

December 23rd, 2018
Adam Martin.

Michael Chiesa’s Lawsuit Against Conor McGregor Revealed The UFC 223 bus incident is not in the rear-view mirror just yet for Conor McGregor. The Irish superstar was sued by Michael Chiesa after he was injured in the dolly-throwing incident back at UFC 223, and now we have details of the lawsuit. TMZ was the first…

October 10th, 2018
Jay Primetown

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 229 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds from across various sportsbooks.  1) Scott Holtzman by Knockout (+825) In his best performance ever…

October 9th, 2018
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com Ryan LaFlare vs. Tony Martin   LaFlare: He has some success in the first round, but his lack of…

October 9th, 2018
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin are back on to recap UFC 229 and answer all of your MMA questions.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a small kickback for…

October 8th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas is offering odds via BetDSI on the hypothetical rematch between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov, and the favorite from the first fight is even bigger chalk in the potential Part II.    Nurmagomedov closed as a -200 favorite Saturday night while McGregor was a +170 underdog. The opening odds for the…

October 8th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 229 was billed as one of the biggest cards in MMA history and it turned out to be an amazing show full of terrific fights and unexpected finishes. At the same time, we know things took a real ugly turn when Khabib Nurmagomedov jumped over the Octagon fence after choking out Conor McGregor in…

October 7th, 2018
Jay Primetown

UFC 229 took place Saturday, October 6, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The card was headlined by by the lightweight title fight between champion Khabib Nurmagomedov and challenger Conor McGregor. Closing odds are courtesy of BetDSI. Here’s a quick recap of each of those fights. Favorites that Won Khabib Nurmagomedov retained his lightweight title as…

October 6th, 2018
MMA OddsBreaker

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2018 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 28 events thus far, we have quite a battle brewing for the top spot. Brian Hemminger remains at the top, currently in first place with an…

October 6th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn (@Fightnomics) organizes the Fightmetric data of all fights for each UFC event. When there is enough data on both fighters, he’s able to create an “Uber Tale of the Tape,” which showcases what he feels highlights some of the most important match-up data in a fight. Data includes fighter age, knockdowns,…

October 6th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas is taking it to the airwaves today as the co-host for a special edition of The Oddscast on Fox Sports Radio via WCKG Radio Chicago. Anyone interested in tuning in can check out the show at the link here.  http://streamdb8web.securenetsystems.net/v5/WCKG Kalikas will be joined for segments from MMAOddsBreaker personalities Kyle Marley,…

October 6th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

Reed Kuhn, author of “Fightnomics,” offers some intriguing statistics about the two fighters competing in the UFC 229 main event, Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov. The first three graphs tell the following story: 1. These are two of the most dominant fighters in the division… but in very different ways. 2. Clearly Conor’s striking is…

October 5th, 2018
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 biggest fight of 2018 as Conor McGregor returns to the Octagon to take on undefeated lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov in a colossal clash at UFC 229….

October 5th, 2018
Kyle Marley

If you are just starting out in DFS MMA here are some common terms and their meanings that you will hear every week along with the general rules of MMA DFS: GPP = Guaranteed Prize Pool (aka tournaments where the top ~25% of the field get paid) Cash Games = H2Hs, 50/50s, Double-Ups Stacking =…

October 4th, 2018
Chris White

Despite there not being as much buzz as usual for a Conor fight, this is a huge fight for the promotion and the sport overall. Conor is returning to MMA after a two-year layoff, returning from a lottery fight with boxing’s best. He has his work cut out for him in his return as he…

October 4th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

BetDSI has opened Conor McGregor as an underdog for a second straight fight in the combat sports arena. The polarizing Irishman was a massive underdog in his boxing match against Floyd Mayweather last summer, and now he’s an underdog in the Lightweight title fight versus Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 229 in Las Vegas, which ws…

October 4th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas will appear on ESPN Radio with the Las Vegas Sports Network at 5:30 p.m. eastern time today alongside Dave Cokin, Teddy Covers and Patrick Everson to talk this weekend’s massive UFC 229 event. Check out Nick’s appearance live at this link: https://www.lvsportsnetwork.com/episode/10-03-lv-sportsline-2pm-3pm/  

October 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Tony Ferguson Age: 34 Nationality: American MMA Record: 23-3 UFC Record: 13-1 Notable Wins: Kevin Lee, Rafael Dos Anjos, Edson Barboza, Josh Thomson Notable Losses: Michael Johnson Last Fight: Submission win over Kevin Lee Fighter Profile: A former Ultimate Fighter winner, Ferguson is one of the most complete lightweights on the UFC roster. A joy…

October 4th, 2018
Adam Martin.

UFC 229 takes place Saturday, October 6 at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The offshore sportsbooks recently released the opening odds for the full card, and here they are. UFC 229 Opening Odds Khabib Nurmagomedov -185Conor McGregor +155 Tony Ferguson -265Anthony Pettis +185 Alexander Volkov -185Derrick Lewis +145 Dominick Reyes -165Ovince Saint-Preux +125 Michelle…

October 4th, 2018
Brian Hemminger

BetDSI Sportsbook has posted a host of props and odds for the much-anticipated UFC 229 event, featuring the title fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov.    Clients at BetDSI can wager on an abundance of options such as Saturday’s weigh-in, Octagon accessories, PPV buys, first blood and more.    You can find the full list of props…

October 1st, 2018
James Lynch

MMAOddsbreaker’s James Lynch and Adam Martin are back on to recap Bellator 206, preview UFC 229 and answer all of your MMA questions.  Thanks as always to our sponsor Bad Boy If you would like to support the podcast, considering making a purchase on Amazon through our affiliate link here. Amazon will give us a…