UFC Fight Night 82

March 26th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC bantamweight Kelly Faszholz, who made her UFC debut on eight days’ notice last month (February 21, 2016) against Lauren Murphy at UFC Fight Night 82 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

February 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

It was confirmed today via Yahoo! Sports (first reported by Sherdog.com) that Stipe Miocic will be fighting heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 on May 14th in Brazil. Miocic (14-2) was initially slated to replace an injured Cain Velasquez against Werdum at UFC 196  (renamed later to UFC Fight Night 82) on Feb. 6th, however the…

February 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 came and went, producing a night of entertaining action that saw 50% of the 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 to wager on these props were…

February 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 came and went, leaving behind a solid night of scraps. Now, following the night of action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors who came up short on Saturday night… Sean Spencer vs Leon Edwards Spencer came up short in a third round T/KO…

February 9th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 came and went, leaving behind a solid night of scraps. Now, following the night of action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups featuring a few of the competitors who got their hands raised on Saturday night… Roy Nelson vs Derrick Lewis Nelson and Lewish each competed and were successful…

February 9th, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued on Saturday with a stop in Newark, New Jersey at UFC on Fox 18. After the third event, godofmma held a .55 point lead over Finland’s HarriTarvainen. TheMMA-Analysis Podcast host seancareytattoo held his spot in 3rd place just over one point out of the lead. After the…

February 9th, 2016
James Lynch

Rafael Natal scheduled to take on Robert Whittaker at UFC 197 MMAJunkie reports that Rafael Natal vs.  Robert Whittaker has been added to April’s UFC 197 event. According to the report both fighters have verbally agreed to the matchup and bout agreements have been distributed. UFC officials have yet to make an announcement however are expected to one very soon….

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 142 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, LastWordOnSports.com and our NEW sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by middleweight Chris Camozzi to discuss his upcoming fight with Joe Riggs at UFC Fight Night 83. Then Tony Martin joins the show to discuss his recently victory at UFC on FOX 18 over…

February 8th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com.   Artem Lobov vs. Alex White Lobov: Outside of over swinging on haymakers, he offers next to…

February 8th, 2016
James Lynch

Ben Rothwell vs. Junior Dos Santos headlines UFC Fight Night 86 in Croatia UFC officials announced this morning that former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will be taking on Ben Rothwell. Dos Santos (17-4) is coming off a surprising TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC on FOX 17 this past December. Rothwell (36-9) meanwhile has won…

February 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 came and went, leaving behind a solid night of scraps. Now, following the night of action, let’s take a look at which competitors of the evening we may no longer see go to work inside the UFC’s Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante Feijao was looking great against OSP…

February 7th, 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 Fight Night 82 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) Roy Nelson by Decision +964 “Big Country”…

February 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 82 took place last night (Saturday, February 6, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and was headlined by a welterweight bout between Johny Hendricks and Stephen Thompson. Overall from a betting perspective, six favorites won while six underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for each fight. Favorites That…

February 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 82 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a losing night, going 1-2 on premium bets for -1.8 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 82: 1-2 -1.8 units Wins: 2 units: Derrick Lewis (+110), Losses: 2 units: KJ Noons (+150), 2 units: Jared Rosholt (+150) Free Bet(s) 0-1 -0.5 units Wins:  none Losses: 0.5…

February 6th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 82 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 (February 6, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a welterweight main event between Johny…

February 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Heavyweight bout: Roy Nelson (-150) vs Jared Rosholt (+140) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of the evening for UFC Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas this evening will be a heavyweight contest between 39-year-old Roy “Big Country” Nelson…

February 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12 scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action…

February 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12-scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action preceding…

February 6th, 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 one new staff member to the our special picks chart this…

February 6th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 82 lightweight Josh Burkman as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card main event tonight (February 6, 2016) against KJ Noons at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented veteran hit a rough patch in 2015, but he’s ready to put that all behind him and…

February 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Saturday night’s (February 6, 2016) UFC Fight Night 82 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the welterweight headliner Johny Hendricks vs Stephen Thompson and heavyweight co-main event…

February 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 82: “Hendricks vs Thompson” takes place today (Friday, February 5, 2016) from inside the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 7:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a welterweight bout between top contenders Johny Hendricks and…

February 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 82 lightweight KJ Noons as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card main event this Saturday night (February 6, 2016) against Josh Burkman at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented former boxer thinks many people might be taking his athleticism for granted as he enters…

February 5th, 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 82. After winning 0.50 units for UFC on Fox 18 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 45.375 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker…

February 5th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 82 heavyweight Jared Rosholt as he prepares for his upcoming co-main event this Saturday night (February 6, 2016) against Roy Nelson at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented wrestler is fully expecting a very difficult battle against the iron-chinned “Big Country”: “One thing that…

February 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12-scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action preceding…

February 4th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12-scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action preceding…

February 4th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12-scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action preceding…

February 4th, 2016
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   The Heavyweight title fight rematch and long-awaited main event for Super Bowl weekend may have been scrapped due to injuries, but that doesn’t mean the card will be lacking in potential knockouts. That’s thanks to a crew of heavy hitters. Some are brawlers who sling leather, while others are skilled technical strikers…

February 4th, 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 82 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

February 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

Luckily for listeners who might be a little light in the wallet following the betting debacle that was UFC on Fox 18, this edition of The MMA Analysis has been moved from pay-per-view to free audio because of the loss of Sean after his heroic return from the grave last week. Listen here: Consensus Bet:…

February 3rd, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Polish heavyweight Damian Grawbowski as he takes on American power puncher Derrick Lewis at Fight Night 82 in Las Vegas, Nevada.   Damian “The Polish Pitbull” Grabowski Hometown: Opole, Poland Age: 35 Height: 6’1”…

February 3rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 82 welterweight Stephen Thompson as he prepares for his upcoming main event this Saturday night (February 6, 2016) against Johny Hendricks at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented karate-expert has an extremely difficult striking style to prepare for and he truly believes…

February 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12-scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action preceding…

February 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 82 Date: February 6, 2016 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is back in Las Vegas for UFC Fight Night 82: Hendricks vs Thompson with 12-scheduled bouts. Main card action will get underway at 10pm ET on FOX Sports 1, with preliminary action preceding…

February 1st, 2016
Brad Taschuk

In a very rare occurrence, the UFC was forced to recommission a numbered pay-per-view event as a free ‘Fight Night’ card following injuries to the two original main event participants. UFC 196 was set to be the promotion’s annual Super Bowl weekend card, and was supposed to feature the rematch between Fabricio Werdum and Cain…

February 1st, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 141 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com, partners at LastWordOnSports.com and our NEW sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome two great guests. First were joined by welterweight fighter Cody McKenzie to discuss his fight cancellation Jan 23rd and his issues with the UFC. Then we’re joined by bantamweight Sarah Moras to discuss her upcoming fight with Lauren Murphy…

January 25th, 2016
James Lynch

Stipe Miocic now faces Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title at UFC 196 Cain Velasquez has been snakebit yet again as the former heavyweight champ is off UFC 196 due to a back injury. UFC officials today Sunday that Stipe Miocic will now be facing current heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum at UFC 196 instead. Miocic (14-2) is coming off a…

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 23rd, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC middleweight Sam Alvey, who was forced to pull out of his upcoming UFC Fight Night 82 bout against Daniel Sarafian due to a broken jaw.

January 11th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 82 adds Dennis Bermudez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri, Ashlee Evans-Smith vs. Marion Reneau UFC officials recently announced that a featherweight matchup has been added to next month’s card in Pittsburgh as as Dennis Bermudez meets Tatsuya Kawajiri Bermudez (14-5) went on a six-fight winning streak before losing back to back fights against Ricardo Lamas and…

January 5th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has several more intriguing bouts booked for 2016 already, including a surprising upcoming main event for UFC Fight Night 82, which takes place next month (February 21, 2016) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The event will be headlined by a welterweight clash between recent lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and rising contender…

December 31st, 2015
James Lynch

Quick results for Rizin Fighting Federation 1: Day 2 – (Footage Courtesy RIZIN/ Fights Fights and Fights)  Fedor Emelianenko def. Jaideep Singh via TKO (Strikes, Round 1) Muhammed Lawal def. Jiri Prochazka via KO (Strikes, Round 1) Kron Gracie def Asen Yamamoto via Submission (Triangle Choke, Round 1) Andy Souwer def. Yuichiro Nagashima via KO (Strikes, Round…

December 17th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 82 rumored for Jessica Eye vs. Bethe Correia, Sam Alvey vs. Daniel Sarafian  Globo reports that Jessica Eye finally got her wish in competing on the UFC’s card in Pittsburgh. Eye  (11-4) is coming off back to back losses to Miesha Tate and Julianna Pena and will be looking to avoid three straight…