ufc fight night 26 picks

August 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 26 TD Garden, Boston, MA Saturday, August 17, 2013 Light heavyweight bout (five rounds): Chael Sonnen (-110) vs. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (+100) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC Fight Night 26 is a five-round light heavyweight bout between Chael Sonnen and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. The fight is essentially a Pick ’em, with Sonnen currently…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Light Heavyweight bout: Chael Sonnen (-125) vs Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (+105) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 26 brings us a light heavyweight match-up between the smart talking elite wrestler Chael Sonnen and hard-hitting knockout artist Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. Sonnen is barely the favorite at -125 ($125 to win $100) with the…

August 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 26 TD Garden, Boston, MA Saturday, August 17, 2013 Heavyweight bout (three rounds): Alistair Overeem (-220) vs. Travis Browne (+200) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 26 is a three-round heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Travis Browne. Overeem is a -220 favorite (bet $220 to win $100) while Browne is…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-220) vs Travis Browne (+180) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 main card delievers a co-main event MMA fans are itching for when vicious striking legend Alistair Overeem takes on the always dangerous Hawaiian, Travis Browne. Overeem is currently the favorite at -220 ($220 to win $100) while Browne is…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Middleweight bout: Matt Brown (-165) vs Mike Pyle (+145) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 main card features a classic rock ’em, sock ’em type of scrap between crafty Octagon veterans Matt Brown and Mike Pyle. Brown is currently the favorite at -165 ($165 to win $100) with the return on the underdog Pyle…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Middleweight bout: John Howard (+375) vs Uriah Hall (-515) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 main card features a middleweight contest between returning veteran John Howard and TUF season 17 finalist Uriah Hall. Howard is a big underdog at +375 ($100 to win $375) while Hall is a big favorite at -515 ($515 to…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Lightweight bout: Joe Lauzon (-260) vs Michael Johnson (+200) Fight Breakdown: The UFC Fight Night 26 in Boston features a main card lightweight match-up between hometown submission ace Joe Lauzon and TUF season 11 finalist Michael Johnson. Lauzon is currently the favorite at -260 ($260 to win $100) with the return on the underdog Johnson…

August 17th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 26 August 17, 2013 Bantamweights: Michael McDonald vs. Brad Pickett By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: To finish off the undercard before official first FOX Sports 1 main card, two top-5 ranked bantamweights will scrap when Michael “Mayday” McDonald faces Brad “One Punch” Pickett. The winner may earn a shot at Urijah…

August 17th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC Fight Night 26 August 17, 2013 Bantamweights: Cole Miller vs. Manvel Gamburyan By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics Big Picture: Closing out the Facebook Prelims are two guys that competed on the same team of The Ultimate Fighter Season 5. Six years later Cole Miller and Manvel (“Manny”) Gamburyan are being reunited in the cage, this…

August 17th, 2013
Gabe Killian

Lightweight bout: James Vick (+160) vs Ramsey Nijem (-170) Fight Breakdown: The Facebook prelims portion of UFC Fight Night 26 from Boston, MA features a lightweight contest between TUF Live semi-finalist James Vick and TUF 12 finalist Ramsey Nijem. Vick is currently the underdog at +160 ($100 to win $160) with the favorite Nijem being…

August 17th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The UFC ‘Fight Night’ series returns this coming Saturday as the organization plays a key role in launching the Fox network’s new sports channel, Fox Sports 1. A total of six hours of live UFC fights will air in an effort to bring attention to the new station. The card will be headlined by a…

August 17th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Boston plays host to UFC on FOX Sports 1, which is also known as UFC Fight Night 26, which is a ridiculously stacked card to celebrate the inaugural launch of this new channel from the FOX Sports network. No longer will the UFC prelims be on FX or Fuel, the whole card aside from a…

August 17th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

A sterling card from top-to-bottom awaits MMA fans on Saturday night, as the UFC makes its debut on Fox Sports 1 with UFC Fight Night 26. While the card lacks a true elite-level main event, it more than makes up for it with the incredible depth and matchmaking which should bring us competitive and exciting…