UFC Fight NIght 87

May 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made it’s inaugral trip to the Netherlands with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski and produced a night of great action. Following the memorable night of scraps, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the losing fighters from the evening… Andrei Arlovski vs Gabriel…

May 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made it’s inaugral trip to the Netherlands with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski and produced a night of great action. Following the memorable night of scraps, let’s take a look at a few potential match-ups featuring some of the winning fighters from the evening… Alistair Overeem vs Winner…

May 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was live this past Sunday (May 8, 2016) with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. 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 available at…

May 10th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) made it’s inaugral trip to the Netherlands with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski and produced a night of great action. Following the memorable night of scraps, let’s take a look at which of the evening’s competitors we may no longer see in action inside the Octagon… ON THE…

May 9th, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued this past weekend with UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. After UFC Fight Night 87, here’s the updated top 20: Godofmma continues to lead the 2016 ToutMaster; however his lead at the top has decreased to a miniscule .6 points. WesReynolds has just jumped from…

May 9th, 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 87 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) Gunnar Nelson by Submission (+330) Gunnar Nelson…

May 9th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com.   Willie Gates vs. Ulka Sasaki Gates: Had a couple moments, albeit brief, where he was able to…

May 9th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 87: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Stefan Struve vs. Antonio Silva highlights     UFC Fight Night 87: Nikita Krylov vs. Francimar Barroso highlights     Michael Chiesa vs. Tony Ferguson official as UFC Fight Night 91 headliner  UFC officials announced Sunday during the UFC…

May 9th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC Fight Night 87 has been made available for free following the conclusion of the event. Regardless of the outcome of our bets, MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and MMAOB managing editor Brian Hemminger will still post part two of the show so you can have a taste…

May 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 87 took place earlier today (Sunday, May 8, 2016) at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and was headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. Overall from a betting perspective, nine favorites won while three underdogs came through and there was one pick’em fight according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

May 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 87 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a Winning night, going 2-0 on premium bets for +4.05 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 87:  2-0 +4.05 units Wins: 1.5 units: Gunnar Nelson (+170), 1.5 units: Parlay Leon Edwards (-265) with Kowalkiewicz/Clark OVER 2.5 (-275) at (-114)…

May 8th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 87 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 (May 8, 2016) at the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands, and features a heavyweight main event between Alistair Overeem and…

May 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 13-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10:30am ET with preliminary action, which…

May 8th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 13-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 8th, 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. Everyone has a clean slate with the new year, and we’ve added one new staff member to the our special picks chart this time around. After 11…

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Sundays UFC Fight Night Rotterdam main event between Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski. I spoke to the following fighters. Curtis Blaydes – UFC Heavyweight 00:00:09 Kevin Woltkamp – Shamrock FC Heavyweight 00:00:20 Jeremy May – M-1 Global Heavyweight 00:00:52 Adam Milstead…

May 7th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 7th, 2016
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Giordano discusses working with his new client Andrei Arlovski ahead his UFC Fight Night 87 bout during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.    Lou also talks about working with Jon Jones and “Bones” win at UFC 197. He also talks about his busy schedule, challenges of taking on…

May 7th, 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 87. After losing 4.18 units for UFC 197 two weeks ago, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 38.75 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium bets here. What’s included in MMA OddsBreaker Premium? Nick Kalikas’…

May 7th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 87: “Overeem vs Arlovski” takes place today (Saturday, May 7, 2016) from inside the Ahoy Arena in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 11:30 am ET. The event is headlined by a heavyweight bout between Alistair Overeem and Andrei Arlovski. UFC Fight Night…

May 6th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This column highlights five past bouts from fighters competing on this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 87. 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. Alistair Overeem vs. Brock Lesnar – UFC 141 Upcoming Bout: Alistair Overeem vs….

May 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 6th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 6th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at Team Alpha Male’s Josh Emmett as he debuts against Guam’s Jon Tuck at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands.   Josh Emmett Hometown: Phoenix, Arizona Age: 31 Height: 5’8” Reach: 70” Weight Class:…

May 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 4th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

We like to joke around on The MMA Analysis, but every once in a while something serious worthy of mention happens in the MMA world. Unfortunately this week’s episode was recorded prior to the tragic news of Jordan Parsons’ passing after a hit-and-run accident. The MMA Analysis wishes all the best to the Parsons family,…

May 4th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands Light Heavyweight bout: Francimar Barroso (+135) vs Nikita Krylov (-155) Fight Breakdown: The main card for UFC Fight Night 87 will be featuring a light heavyweight contest between Brazil’s 36-year-old Francimar Barroso and the Ukraine’s 24-year-old Nikita “The Al Capone” Krylov,…

May 4th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at a women’s strawweight clash between American Heather Jo Clark and Poland’s Karolina Kowalkiewicz.   Heather Jo Clark (Record: 7-4, +210 Underdog, Fighter Grade: C-) The Los Angeles-born, Las…

May 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 87 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

May 3rd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands Heavyweight bout: Alistair Overeem (-225) vs Andrei Arlovski (+185) Fight Breakdown: The main event for UFC Fight Night 87 will be a five round heavyweight tilt between Jackson-Wink MMA training partners Alistair “The Reem” Overeem and Andrei “The Pitbull” Arlovski. Overeem…

May 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 women’s bantamweight Anna Elmose as she debuts against 14th ranked Germaine de Randamie at UFC Fight Night 87 in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Anna “Panda” Elmose Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark Age: 31 Height: 5’3” Reach: N/A Weight Class:…

May 2nd, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 7, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: April 23, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with prelminary action, which…

May 1st, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 7, 2016 Arena: Ahoy Rotterdam City: Rotterdam, Netherlands The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads to The Netherlands for the first time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 87: Overeem vs Arlovski. The 12-fight card will kick off on UFC Fight Pass at 10am ET with preliminary action, which…

April 30th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

The UFC is set to make their first trip to one of kickboxing’s hotspots on Sunday, May 8th, as UFC Fight Night 87 will go live from Rotterdam, Netherlands. Most MMA fans are at least somewhat familiar with the rich history of Dutch kickboxing — the winners of all but four of the 19 K-1…

April 29th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC Fight Night 87 Date: May 8th, 2016 Location: Rotterdam, Netherlands Venue: Ahoy Rotterdam Broadcast: Fox Sports 1 Alistair Overeem Controversy has surrounded former Strikeforce, DREAM, and K-1 champion Alistair Overeem ever since he’s entered the UFC. A crushing debut against Brock Lesnar had him set up to fight for the UFC heavyweight title in…

April 27th, 2016
James Lynch

Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones set as UFC 200 Headliner This morning on Good Morning America, it was revealed that the rematch between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will headline UFC 200 in July.   Just announced on @GMA: the #UFC200 Main Event will be @JonnyBones (Jon Jones) vs. @dc_mma (Daniel Cormier). @UFChttps://t.co/7Hcnmh3Enp — Good Morning…

April 2nd, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is currently on a three week hiatus in advance of next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 86 event, but there are still plenty of fights to get excited about in the coming weeks and months. UFC on Fox 19 will take place on April 16th and will feature a likely lightweight number one contender fight between Khabib…

March 31st, 2016
James Lynch

McGregor vs. Diaz II headlines UFC 200; Aldo vs. Edgar II booked for interim featherweight title UFC officials confirmed Wednesday evening that Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II will headline UFC 200 in July in a welterweight affair.  In addition the promotion announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar will fight for an interim 145-pound belt. McGregor (19-3) is…