UFC Fight Night 102

December 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. After a solid night of fights saw 50 percent of them end inside the distance, below is a prop betting breakdown for the entire UFC Fight Night 102 fight card. The betting lines for all of…

December 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. After the solid night of fights saw 50 percent of them end inside the distance, let’s take a look at some potential matchups featuring a few of the competitors from the…

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 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The solid night of fights saw 50 percent of them end inside the distance. Following the action, let’s take alook at which of the evening’s competitors we may no longer see…

December 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The solid night of fights saw 50 percent of them end inside the distance. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two…

December 11th, 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 Fight Night 102 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. 1) Corey Anderson by T/KO (+244) Corey Anderson looked like…

December 11th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsBreaker.com. JJ Aldrich vs. Juliana Lima Aldrich: Didn’t offer to threaten her opponent. Her striking technique is decent,…

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 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC returned for a televised event today (Friday, December 9th, 2016). The card was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Shamil Abdurakhimov. All in all, 12 favorites won, while zero upsets occurred, the first event without an underdog winner since UFC 177 in August 2014. Here’s how everything played out based on the 5Dimes Sportsbook closing…

December 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 102 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 (Friday, December 9, 2016) in Albany, New York, and features a heavyweight main event between Derrick Lewis and Shamil…

December 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live on…

December 9th, 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 278-161 overall record (63.3%). Gabe Killian now holds sole possession of second place at 272-167….

December 9th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look light heavyweight Saparbek Safarov as he makes his UFC debut against New York native Gian Villante at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York Saparbek Safarov Hometown: Makhachkala, Dagestan, Russia Age: 30 Height: 6’1”…

December 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live…

December 9th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at welterweight Brian Camozzi as he makes his UFC debut against Randy Brown at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York Brian “The Mantis” Camozzi Hometown: Alameda, California Age: 25 Height: 6’2” Reach: 76.5”…

December 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live…

December 8th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look middleweight Gerald Meerschaert as he makes his UFC debut against Joe Gigliotti at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York Gerald “The Machine” Meerschaert Hometown: Racine, Wisconsin Age: 28 Height: 6’1” Reach: 75” Weight…

December 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY Heavyweight bout: Derrick Lewis (-200) vs Shamil Abdurakhimov (+185) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany in a five round heayweight match-up between Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis and Shamil Abdurakhimov, with…

December 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Sean O’Connell (17-8) discusses his upcoming fight against Corey Anderson (8-2) at UFC Fight Night 102 on Dec. 9th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Sean also talks about transitioning from football to MMA, his FOTY battle with Steve Bosse in his last fight and hosting his own radio show on ESPN.

December 8th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look featherweight Shane Burgos as he makes his UFC debut against Brazilian Tiago Trator at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York Shane “Hurricane” Burgos Hometown: Bronx, New York Age: 25 Height: 5’11” Reach: 72”…

December 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Friday’s UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov event is official following today’s (Thursday, December 8, 2016) early weigh-in. Unlike other recent UFC events, UFC Fight Night 102 only one weigh-in. There will be no ceremonial weigh-in for this event. The weigh-ins took place at the UFC fighter hotel in Albany, New York. The event takes place…

December 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Shane Burgos (7-0) discusses his upcoming fight against Tiago Trator (20-5-1) at UFC Fight Night 102 on Dec. 9th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Shane also talks about how long this UFC deal was in the works, why his last fight was cancelled and his training camp for this fight.

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 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live…

December 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Joe Gigliotti (7-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Gerald Meerschaert (24-8) at UFC Fight Night 102 on Dec. 9th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Joe also talks about his Thanksgiving, coming up short in his UFC debut and why he’s moved back to Ohio for his training camp.

December 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 102: LEWIS VS ABDURAKHIMOV Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live…

December 7th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at strawweight newcomer JJ Aldrich as she makes her UFC debut against Brazilian veteran Julianna Lima at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York. JJ Aldrich Hometown: Denver, Colorado Age: 24 Height: 5’5” Reach:…

December 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Ryan Janes (8-1) discusses his upcoming fight against Keith Berish (5-0) at UFC Fight Night 102 on Dec. 9th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast. Ryan also talks about having his 2nd straight UFC fight cancelled, not fighting on UFC 206 in Toronto and his training camp for this fight.

December 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC FIGHT NIGHT 102: LEWIS VS ABDURAKHIMOV Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live…

December 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov Date: December 9, 2016 Arena: Times Union Center City: Albany, NY The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to Albany, NY for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs. Abdurakhimov. The event will feature 12 bouts, all of which will be streaming live on…

December 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

December is traditionally one of the busiest months for the UFC, and 2016 is no different. After the TUF 24 Finale started the month off this past weekend, the Octagon heads to Upstate New York and then across the border to Toronto this coming weekend. The month will conclude with a FOX card, and the…

December 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 102 light heavyweight Patrick Cummins as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Friday night (December 9, 2016) against Gian Villante at the Times Union Center in Albany, New York. Editor’s note: Cummins was injured and has has since pulled out of his fight against…

December 4th, 2016
James Lynch

Gerald Meerschaert (24-8) discusses his upcoming fight against Joe Gigliotti (7-1) at UFC Fight Night 102 on Dec. 9th during a 1-on-1 edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Gerald also talks about how long this UFC deal was in the works, his training camp for this fight and his plans for American Thanksgiving.

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…

November 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Aljamain Sterling, Tatiana Suarez both off UFC Fight Night 102 due to injury  UFC Fight Night Albany has took a big hit on Wednesday. An injury to top bantamweight Aljamain Sterling (12-1) has forced the New York native off the card against Raphael Assuncao (23-5) according to MMAJunkie. In addition the report notes that the UFC will be…

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 16th, 2016
James Lynch

RFA middleweight champion Gerald Meerschaert signs with UFC, fights Joe Gigliotti at UFC Albany  Sources close to www.MMAOddsBreaker.com have confirmed that RFA middleweight champion Gerald Meerschaert has signed with the UFC. In addition, sources have confirmed that the 28-year-old will replace Oluwale Bamgbose (who was pulled from the card due to injury) against Joseph Gigliotti, December…

November 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Zubaira Tukhugov removed from UFC Fight Night 102 for potential USADA violation UFC officials announced Monday that featherweight Zubaira Tukhugov has been flagged for a potential anti-doping violation and removed from next month’s UFC Fight Night 102 card. USADA informed Tukhugov of a potential violation from an out-of-competition test on September 7th and October 29th. As a result,…

October 17th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Following UFC’s November 12 inaugral trip to New York City, the promotion will be heading upstate to Albany, NY on December 9th for UFC Fight Night 102: Lewis vs Abdurakhimov. Derrick Lewis and Shamil Abdurakhimov are scheduled to face off in the five-round heavyweight headliner. In a potential co-main event, another pair of heavyweights will square…

October 12th, 2016
Matty

Sterling-Assuncao fight reportedly set for UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany On Tuesday, Brett Okamoto from ESPN reported that a bantamweight matchup between Aljamain Sterling (12-1) and Raphael Assuncao (23-5) will take place at UFC Fight Night 102 in Albany, New York. Both fighters are coming off losses, with Assuncao falling to TJ Dillashaw in their rematch…