ufc fight night 81

March 2nd, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor drops in on fan’s apartment  Video leaked yesterday shows Conor McGregor surprising a superfan of his. This stemmed from an episode of UFC Embedded where McGregor was driving, only to see a cardboard cutout of himself and an Irish flag on a nearby apartment balcony. McGregor ended up crashing the fan’s apartment and TMZ has the video…

January 24th, 2016
James Lynch

Fresh off his win Sunday at UFC Fight Night 81 Rob Font (12-1) discusses his second round TKO victory over Joey Gomez (6-1) on Jan 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rob also talks about why Joey Gomez didn’t deserve to be in there with him, his first cheat meal and why he’d…

January 22nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including an upcoming main event for UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place later this spring (May 14, 2016) in Brazil. The event will be headlined by a middleweight clash between top contenders Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Souza recently lost a…

January 21st, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 came and went, crowning a new Bantamweight Champion and producing a night of excitement that saw eight of it’s 13 bouts end inside the inside. After the event concluded, the UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for ‘Performance of the Night’ and two fighters for ‘Fight of the Night’. The lines…

January 21st, 2016
Mike James

“Grading the card” is an article written by Mike James after every major UFC and Bellator event. Every main card fight and the fight card itself is briefly discussed and given a letter grade. This article covers UFC Fight Night 81, which took place Sunday night from the Boston Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.   T.J….

January 21st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

It’s rare for The MMA Analysis to do a recap of a Fight Night card with nothing to preview, but UFC Fight Night 81 was no ordinary card. The event saw the UFC re-crown Dominick Cruz as bantamweight champion, concluding one of the greatest stories in MMA history. Listen in as Lance, Jay, Brad, and…

January 20th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Five Crazy 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 crazy UFC 195 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) Eddie Alvarez by Decision +420 In one of the…

January 20th, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com)  continued on Saturday with a stop in Boston, Massachusetts at UFC Fight Night 81. After the first event, TheMMA-Analysis Podcast co-host Brad Taschuk held a small lead over 2015 champion Kyle Marley. After UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston this past weekend, here’s the updated top 10: 2015 contestant EzFlyer – Oddsb.com is…

January 20th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 came and went, crowning a new Bantamweight Champion and producing a night of excitement that saw eight of it’s 13 bouts end inside the inside. Following the night of entertaining action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors from the evening… Paul Felder vs…

January 19th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 came and went, crowning a new Bantamweight Champion and producing a night of excitement that saw eight of it’s 13 bouts end inside the inside. Following the night of entertaining action, let’s take a look at which competitors from the evening we may no longer see go to work inside the…

January 19th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 84 adds Lombard vs. Magny among other matchups UFC officials announced Monday that a number of fights have been added to UFC Fight Night 84 in Brisbane, Australia. Hector Lombard vs. Neil Magny With Mark Hunt taking on Frank Mir in the main event, Lombard vs. Magny is an intriguing welterweight matchup that will serve as…

January 18th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 139 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by ONE bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes to discuss his upcoming fight with Kevin Belingon at ONE Championship: Dynasty of Champions on Jan. 23rd. Then featherweight Marcus Brimage joins us to talk about his upcoming 145lb title fight Jan. 23rd at…

January 18th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston, Massachusetts. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com Francimar Barroso vs. Elvis Mutapcic Barroso: Not the most impressive performance, but he got the better of Mutapcic…

January 18th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 81: Dominick Cruz vs. T.J. Dillashaw video highlights   Urijah Faber scored the main event for Dominick Cruz, demands trilogy bout UFC Fight Night 81: Eddie Alvarez vs. Anthony Pettis video highlights   UFC Fight Night 81: Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione video highlights   Jedrzejczyk, Gadelha rematch on July 8 and announced as…

January 18th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 81 took place last night (Sunday, January 17, 2016) in Costa Mesa, California, and overall it was an entertaining card highlighted by several highlight reel finishes and a very close title fight. Overall from a betting perspective, six betting favorites were victorious while seven underdogs won based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

January 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 81 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 1-1 on premium bets for 0.05 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 81: 1-1 +0.05 units Wins: 2 units: Ed Herman (+205) Losses: 3 units: TJ Dillashaw (-135) Free Bet(s) 0-1 -1.03 units Wins:  none Losses: 1 unit: Latifi/O’Connell OVER…

January 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 81 is in the books, so how did Mike James’ bets do? Well, Mike James Premium had a losing night, going 0-6 on bets for -21.72 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 81 Straight Bets: 0-4, -20.22 units Wins: none Losses: 2 units: Elvis Mutapcic (-165), 4 units: Parlay Anthony Pettis (-335) with Chris Wade (-359) at (-151), 3…

January 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 81 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 (January 17, 2016) at the TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts, and features a bantamweight title main event between champion and former…

January 17th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 17, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA tonight (January 17, 2016) for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 17th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 17, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA tonight (January 17, 2016) for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 17th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

New Year, new contest! 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. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve added two new staff members to the our special picks chart this time…

January 17th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 81 featherweight Charles Rosa as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout tonight (Sunday, January 17, 2015) at the TD Garden in Boston Massachusetts. Editor’s note: This interview took place prior to both of Rosa’s opponent changes.

January 16th, 2016
James Lynch

In a new feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they thought would win between Sunday’s UFC bantamweight championship showdown between T.J. Dillashaw vs. Dominck Cruz. Here’s the list of fighters that I spoke with Patrick Cote: UFC welterweight Joey Gomez: UFC bantamweight Kody Nordby: CES bantamweight Parwez Ghulam: Unified MMA bantamweight Jesse…

January 16th, 2016
James Lynch

Bantamweight Rob Font (11-1) discusses his fight against  Joey Gomez (6-0) at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston Jan. 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Rob also talks about hosting a party on New Years Eve, dealing with an extended layoff and seeing the Boston Bruins play live in the Winter…

January 16th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 81: “Dillashaw vs Cruz” takes place today (Saturday, January 16, 2016) from inside the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 4:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a bantamweight title bout between champion TJ Dillashaw and challenger Dominick Cruz….

January 16th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 81 light heavyweight Tim Boetsch as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Sunday night (January 17, 2016) against Ed Herman at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The former Ultimate Fighter season 10 contestant believes his athleticism and speed will make a huge difference in this fight,…

January 16th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 17, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA on Sunday, January 17th for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Patrick Cote (22-9) discusses his upcoming fight against Ben Saunders at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17th a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Patrick also talks about meeting Toronto Blue Jays catcher Russell Martin, Dana White naming is win over Burkman as one of the”Top Fights Of The Year” and why…

January 15th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 81 heavyweight Matt Mitrione as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout this Sunday night (January 17, 2016) against Travis Browne at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The former Ultimate Fighter season 10 contestant believes his athleticism and speed will make a huge difference in…

January 15th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 16, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA on Sunday, January 16th for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Charles Rosa to fight Kyle Bochniak, not Augusto Mendes at UFC Boston Sunday  UFC officials announced Thursday that undefeated featherweight Kyle Bochniak is late addition to Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 81 event. Bochniak (6-0) actually fought last Friday at CES 32 where he won by first round submission over Taylor Trahan. He’s won three of his six…

January 15th, 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 UFC Fight Night 81 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

January 15th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Sunday night’s (January 17, 2016) UFC Fight Night 81 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the bantamweight title headliner TJ Dillashaw vs Dominick Cruz and lightweight…

January 14th, 2016
James Lynch

Newly signed UFC featherweight Kyle Bochniak (6-0) discusses talks about his short notice fight against Charles Rosa at UFC Fight Night 81 during  a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Kyle talks about how long this fight was in the works, why this weight cut will be easy and how he plans to…

January 14th, 2016
Mike James

UFC Fight Night 81 features the biggest fight in UFC bantamweight history, as current UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw defends his belt against former champ Dominick Cruz. Cruz will attempt to regain the belt that he was forced to vacate in 2014 after a litany of injuries. Dillashaw, meanwhile, looks to defend his belt for…

January 14th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This weekend, the UFC is putting a phenomenal fight on free TV, so the MMA Analysis figured it would follow suit with a special free edition of the show covering UFC Fight Night 81. Oh, and if you have yet to pay for all of those episodes you listened to thus far, fear not, the…

January 13th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at TUF 22 competitor and former RFA Champion Mehdi Baghdad as he takes on American Chris Wade at Fight Night 81.   Mehdi “The Sultan” Baghdad Hometown: La Seyne-sur Mer, France Age: 30 Height: 6’1”…

January 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 16, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA on Sunday, January 16th for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

After a profitable 2015, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue 2016 off in a big way with UFC Fight Night 81. After losing 1.11 units for UFC 195 two weekends ago, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 44.825 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker…

January 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship looks to continue a strong start to 2016 later this month (Sunday, January 17) with a thrilling free event which features a bantamweight title bout as well as a battle of top lightweight contenders. The bantamweight title bout features champion TJ Dillashaw against challenger and former champ Dominick Cruz. Cruz never lost the…

January 12th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former RFA Bantamweight Champion Luke Sanders as he takes on Maximo Blanco in a featherweight clash at Fight Night 81.   Luke “Cool Hand” Sanders Hometown: Brenham. Texas Age: 30 Height: 5’8” Reach: 71”…

January 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 16, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA Lightweight bout: Francisco Trinaldo (+135) vs Ross Pearson (-155) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the UFC Fight Night 81 main card will be a lightweight contest between Brazil’s Francisco “Massaranduba” Trinaldo and England’s Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson. Trinaldo is…

January 11th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

Mike James is in the black following a successful 2015 debut at MMAOddsBreaker and he’s looking to continue his winning ways with UFC Fight Night 81. After winning 1.485 units for UFC 195 two weekends ago, James is now up 98.045 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of his premium bets here. So what makes Mike different from our regular…

January 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 17, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA on Sunday, January 17th for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 10th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Russian light heavyweight Adbul-Kerim Edilov as he takes on Brazilian veteran Francimar Barroso at Fight Night 81 in Boston, Massachusetts.   Abdul-Kerim Edilov Hometown: Grozny, Chechen Rupublic Age: 24 Height: 6’3” Reach: N/A Weight…

January 10th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 138 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests while Jeremy Klump co-hosts. First we’re joined by Ed Herman, who moves up to light heavyweight to fight Tim Boetsch at UFC Fight Night 81 on Jan. 17th. Then we’re joined by ONE Championship President & CEO Victor Cui to discuss the…

January 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 81 Date: January 16, 2016 Arena: TD Garden City: Boston, MA The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, MA on Sunday, January 16th for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81…

January 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will be making it’s return to the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts on Sunday, January 17th for UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs Cruz. The first Fight Night card of the year, UFC Fight Night 81 comes stacked with a 12-fight card that guarantees fireworks from start to finish. Preliminary…

January 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 137 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First we’re joined by UFC featherweight Charles Rosa who has a big fight coming up Jan. 17 against Jimmy Hetes at UFC Fight Night 81. Then we’re joined by TSN Talent Relations Producer Aaron Bronsteter where once again we give our 2016 predictions…

January 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Bantamweight Joey Gomez (6-0) discusses his short notice fight against Rob Font (11-1) at UFC Fight Night 81 in Boston Jan. 17th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Joey also discussed where he was when he heard the news about being signed to the UFC, keeping the news a secret for…

November 30th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 81 light heavyweight Sean O’Connell as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card battle early next year (January 17, 2016) against Ilir Latifi at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. The two men discussed the positives and negatives of the current UFC/Reebok sponsorship deal at length from…

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