UFC Fight Night 56

November 11th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Surprises and Disappointments is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event, highlighting three fighters who had surprising performances and three fighters who disappointed. Here were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 56. Surprises Ovince St-Preux — In a light heavyweight bout, Ovince St-Preux staked his claim as a…

November 10th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 was like from Brazil this past Saturday night with 10 scheduled bouts, and now with the night of fights behind us, let’s take a look at which UFC Fight Night 56 fighters we may no longer see compete inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK: Charlie Brenneman I believe Charlie Brenneman…

November 10th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Five crazy prop bets is a column featured on MMAOddsbreaker.com after every UFC event that highlights the biggest underdog prop bets to cash out from that card Here’s five crazy UFC Fight Night 56 bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Ovince St-Preux wins in round 1 (+550) In a light heavyweight match,…

November 10th, 2014
Jay Primetown

TheMMA-Analysis co-host Jay Primetown takes a look at the five biggest storylines to develop from UFC Fight Night 56 in Uberlandia, Brazil. #5 Much Anticipated Debut – Of the dozens of fighters to debut in the UFC in 2014, there may not be one appearance I anticipated more than that of Brazilian Thomas Almeida. The…

November 9th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This weekend saw another two UFC cards, and despite having similar makeups, the events couldn’t have ended up more different. On Friday night, the card from Sydney, Australia aired on UFC Fight Pass, moved along swiftly, and saw a UFC record set as each of the eleven fights ended inside the distance. Saturday’s card from…

November 9th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 78, myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome former WSOF welterweight champion Steve Carl, who talks about his request to be released from the promotion. Then Combat Press journalist Neil Rooke to recap UFC Fight Night 55 from Australia.  The Big Three 1) OSP upsets Shogun. Is it a case of Shogun’s decline or is OSP…

November 9th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 56 took place Saturday night in Uberlandia, Brazil, and the card was overall quite mediocre although it did feature a very exciting co-main event and a shocking finish in the main event. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites and four underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a…

November 8th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this week as UFC Fight Night 56 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 tonight (November 8, 2014) from the Ginásio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil, and features a light heavyweight showdown between…

November 8th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at English welterweight Leon Edwards as he debuts against Brazilian Claudio Silva at UFC Fight Night 56.   Leon “Rocky” Edwards Hometown: England Age: 23 Height: 6’1” Reach: N/A Weight class: Welterweight Camp: Ultimate Training…

November 8th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 56. These fights represent some of the highest moments in the careers of their respective participants, and should serve to pique your interest heading into the event. 1. Mauricio Rua vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira – PRIDE Critical Countdown 2005 Upcoming…

November 8th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Something MMAOddsBreaker.com has decided to do for 2014 is to keep a running tally of our fight picks for all major mixed martial arts (MMA) events. It all began with UFC Fight Night 34 at the beginning of the year and it continues with UFC Fight Night 56 tonight (November 8, 2014) in Uberlandia, Brazil….

November 8th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 Date: November 8, 2014 Arena: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves City: Uberlandia, Mina Gerais, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 56 with a five-fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET. Preliminary action will be preceding it…

November 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the prelims at UFC Fight Night 56 is a three-round bantamweight bout between Thomas Almeida and Tim Gorman. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Almeida is a -350 favorite (bet $350 to win $100) while Gorman is a +260 underdog (bet $100 to win $260). MMA linesetter Nick Kalikas opened…

November 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 Date: November 8, 2014 Arena: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves City: Uberlandia, Mina Gerais, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 56 with a five fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET. Preliminary action will be preceding…

November 7th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 Date: November 8, 2014 Arena: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves City: Uberlandia, Mina Gerais, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 56 with a five fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET. Preliminary action will be preceding…

November 7th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Women’s strawweight Nina Ansaroff as he debuts against Brazilian Juliana Lima at UFC Fight Night 56.   Nina “The Strina” Ansaroff Hometown: Florida Age: 28 Height: 5’5” Reach: 65” Weightclass: Strawweight Camp: MMA Masters…

November 7th, 2014
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 56 is a three-round welterweight bout between Warlley Alves and Alan Jouban. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Alves is a -240 favorite (bet $240 to win $100) while Jouban is a +180 underdog (bet $100 to win $180). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

November 6th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

This week, the MMA Analysis was so nice that Jay, Brad, and Sean recorded it twice. Well, that may not be the actual reason, but you will have to listen to find out the real story. Even with Lance out of commission this week, the podcast still features 50% more UFC coverage than normal, as…

November 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC Fight Night 56 is a three-round flyweight bout between Ian McCall and John Lineker. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, McCall is a -175 favorite (bet $175 to win $100) while Lineker is a +145 underdog (bet $100 to win $145). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up McCall at…

November 6th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The main event of UFC Fight Night 56 is a five-round light heavyweight bout between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Ovince St-Preux. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Shogun is a -195 favorite (bet $195 to win $100) while OSP is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Shogun…

November 6th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Mexican featherweight Rodolfo Rubio as he debuts against fellow debutant Diego Rivas  at UFC Fight Night 56.   Rodolfo “Fito” Rubio Hometown: Mexico City, Mexico Age: 27 Height: 5’5” Reach: 65” Weightclass: Featherweight Camp:…

November 6th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn and MMA journalist Brian Hemminger for the best source of insider MMA analysis: The Premium OddsCast, presented by 5Dimes. Our UFC Fight Night 56 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available…

November 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Adam Martin has teamed up with Kountermove to bring you a $100 FREEROLL for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 55 and UFC Fight Night 56 cards. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to their website, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash…

November 5th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 56 Date: November 8, 2014 Arena: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves City: Uberlandia, Mina Gerais, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Brazil this Saturday night with UFC Fight Night 56 with a five fight main card that will be live on FOX Sports 1 at 10:30pm ET. Preliminary action will be preceding…

November 5th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian welterweight Jorge Oliveira as he debuts against The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finalist Dhiego Lima at UFC Fight Night 56.   Jorge “Blade” Oliveira Hometown: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Age: 28 Height: 5’8” Reach:…

November 4th, 2014
Brad Taschuk

Those who like a little bit of global flair in their MMA are in for a treat this weekend, as the UFC will be hosting cards from Australia and Brazil (not to mention an offering from ONE FC in Singapore). The Australian card will air on Friday night in North America, leaving Saturday wide open…

November 4th, 2014
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Brazilian bantamweight Thomas Almeida as he debuts against American Tim Gorman at UFC Fight Night 56.   Thomas “Thomasinhas” Almeida Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil Age: 23 Height: 5’7” Reach: 72.5” Weight class: Bantamweight Camp:…

November 3rd, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 56 flyweight Ian McCall as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against John Lineker this Saturday (November 8, 2014) at the Ginásio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia, Brazil. The former top-ranked flyweight is looking to get in the mix for a title shot and he…

November 3rd, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and for Monday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on the new fights and give a ballpark estimate of what I think the betting lines will be. Dhiego Lima vs. Jorge Oliveira, UFC Fight Night 56 A last-minute injury to Pawel Pawlak…

October 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the past 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list them all and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Ovince St-Preux vs. Shogun Rua, UFC Fight Night 56 Next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 56 card has undergone some changes. Due to…

October 18th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. Manuwa Date: November 8, 2014 Location: Uberlandia, Brazil Venue: Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves Broadcast: Fight Pass UFC Light Heavyweight Shogun Rua Mauricio “Shogun” Rua (22-9) came into the UFC in 2007 as one of the most hyped light heavyweights in history. At that point in time, he was the incoming PRIDE Middleweight Grand…

September 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the weekend, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on all the new fights. Dennis Siver vs. Charles Rosa, UFC Fight Night 53 After the Swedish athletic commission wouldn’t clear Taylor Lapilus to fight Dennis Siver on short notice, top prospect…

September 25th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Two of the best featherweight fighters on the planet will throw down this fall, with a possible title shot on the line. The UFC yesterday announced that Frankie Edgar will take on Cub Swanson in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, which is set for November 22 at Frank Erwin Center in Austin,…

September 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few new UFC fights were announced over the weekend, and for Monday morning’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Rob Font vs. Mitch Gagnon, UFC Fight Night 54 Due to an injury to Aljamain Sterling, the top prospect was forced to pull out of his fight against Mitch Gagnon…

September 12th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A few fight announcements happened in the last day or so, and for Friday’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ve rounded them up and will give my quick thoughts on them. Daniel Kelly vs. Luke Zachrich, UFC Fight Night 55 A middleweight bout between TUF Nations alum Daniel Kelly and TUF 7 alum Luke Zachrich was…

September 8th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced over the last few days and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Alan Patrick vs. Beneil Dariush, UFC 179 A lightweight bout between Alan Patrick and Beneil Dariush was added to UFC 179, which takes place October 25 at Ginásio do…

September 5th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced yesterday, and for today’s MMA Odds ad Ends I’ll give my quick take on all of them. Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer, UFC 179 The UFC booked a light heavyweight bout between Fabio Maldonado and Hans Sringer at UFC 179, which takes place Oct. 25 at Ginásio do…