UFC Fight Night 91

July 16th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the first time in promotinal history with UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. The card produced a solid night of action that resulted in nine of 12 underdogs coming through big. The new non-Zuffa era of the UFC saw it’s ups and…

July 15th, 2016
Jay Primetown

ToutMaster 2016 (presented by MMAOddsbreaker.com and TheMMA-Analysis Podcast) continued with Wednesday’s Fight Night card in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. After Fight Night 91, here’s the updated top 20:     WesReynolds continues to lead ToutMaster 2016 after Fight Night 91. His lead has diminished to 2.85 points over ManglerBets. MattMaher2210 rounds out the top three…

July 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 89 produced a solid night of action, with nine of 12 betting underdogs cashing in. 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 5Dimes Sportsbooks. John…

July 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Sioux Falls, South Dakota for the first time in promotinal history with UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. The card produced a solid night of action that resulted in nine of 12 underdogs coming through big. The new non-Zuffa era of the UFC saw it’s ups and…

July 14th, 2016
Gabe Killian

Five 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 UFC Fight Night 91 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbooks. 1) Tim Boetsch by T/KO (+500) Tim Boetsch defeated Josh…

July 14th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com   Devin Clark vs. Alex Nicholson Clark: He was winning this fight until a late strike…

July 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 91 took place earlier tonight (Wednesday, July 13, 2016) at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and was headlined by a bantamweight fight between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Overall from a betting perspective, three favorites won while nine underdogs came through according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap for…

July 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

UFC Fight Night 91 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 -0.86 units overall. Premium UFC Fight Night 91: 1-2, -0.86 units Wins: 2 units: Daniel Omielanczuk (+177) Losses: 2 units: Parlay Lauren Murphy (-190) with Josh Samman (-220) at (+122), 2 units:…

July 13th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC Fight Night 91 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 (Wednesday, July 13, 2016) in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and features a bantamweight main event between Michael McDonald and John Lineker. Without…

July 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 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 Landon Vannata debuting on short notice against top five lightweight Tony Ferguson at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Landon Vannata Hometown: Neptune, New Jersey Age: 24 Height: 5’9” Reach:…

July 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 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 23 competitor Eric Spicely as he debuts against “Smilin” Sam Alvey at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Eric “Dream Catcher” Spicely Hometown: Olneyville, Rhode Island Age: 29 Height:…

July 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 13th, 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 19…

July 13th, 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 the main event of Fight Night 91 featuring a top ten bantamweight clash between John Lineker and Michael McDonald.   John Lineker (Record: 27-7, -160 Favorite, Fighter Grade:…

July 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 12th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

This week the MMA Analysis crew had a big task. Not only did they need to recap the three events to take place during international fight week, but also preview a card headlined by JOHN LINEKER and fraught with important philosophical MMA questions. Do rhyming names have the same power as two first names? Will…

July 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 Sioux Falls, South Dakota based middleweight Devin Clark as he debuts against Andrew Nicholson at UFC Fight Night 91 in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.   Devin “Brown Bear” Clark Hometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota…

July 12th, 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 91 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

July 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 12th, 2016
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 91: “Tate vs Nunes” takes place today (Tuesday, July 12, 2016) from inside the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 5:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald and John…

July 12th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 12th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC Fight Night 91 flyweight Louis Smolka as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout Wednesday night (July 13, 2016) against Ben Nguyen at the Denny Sanford Premier Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The talented Hawaiian has certainly done his homework as his bout against Nguyen nears, and…

July 12th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 91 fight card lineup finalized  On Monday UFC officials finalized  the fight card lineup for UFC Sioux Falls.  Here’s the most up to date version of the card. Main Card: (FS1 – 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT) Michael McDonald (17-3) vs. John Lineker (27-7) Tony Ferguson (20-3) vs. Landon Vannata (8-0) Tim Boetsch (18-10)…

July 12th, 2016
James Lynch

Devin Clark (6-0) discusses his upcoming UFC debut against Alex Nicholson (6-2) at UFC Fight Night 91 on July 13th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Devin also talks about winning the RFA title in his last fight, how this UFC deal came together and training with Jon Jones ahead of this…

July 11th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker Date: July 13, 2016 Arena: Denny Sanford Premier Center City: Sioux Falls, SD The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is set to make it’s inaugral trip to Sioux Falls, SD for UFC Fight Night 91: McDonald vs Lineker. This will be first official fight card under the new UFC…

July 11th, 2016
James Lynch

Matthew Lopez (8-0) discusses his UFC debut against Rani Yahya (21-8) at UFC Fight Night 91 on July 13th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Matt also talks about how long a UFC contract was in the works, fighting again in Sioux Falls and his training camp for this fight.

July 9th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

After a whirlwind weekend with three events in three days, UFC fans will only have three days off before the Octagon gets another workout. From the bright lights of Las Vegas to Sioux Falls, South Dakota, the change in atmosphere will be stark when bantamweights John Lineker and Michael McDonald headline UFC Fight Night 91….

July 5th, 2016
James Lynch

Chad Laprise vs. Thibault Gouti set for UFC Vancouver  A lightweight matchup has been added to  UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver pitting TUF Nations winner Chad Laprise versus Thibault Gouti. Laprise (10-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back losses against Francisco Trinaldo and Ross Pearson. The Tristar product started off his UFC career…

June 30th, 2016
Gabe Killian

John Lineker was last seen as a -175 ($175 to win $100) betting favorite over Michael “May Day” McDonald at 5Dimes Sportsbooks, and McDonald in return was a +155 ($100 to win $155) underdog to win. However, since this bout has been promoted to main event of UFC Fight Night 91 and has gone from…

June 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 202 in August  Former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit makes his return in August and will take on submission ace Demian Maia. UFC officials made the announcement on Tuesday. Condit (30-9) hasn’t fought since a split decision loss to Robbie Lawler at UFC 195. Prior to that,…

June 27th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC veteran Ryan Jimmo passes away at 34 years old  Former UFC light heavyweight Ryan Jimmo has passed away at 34 years of age. The suspects are reportedly still at large. MMAjunkie confirmed a report made by Canadian news outlet CBC on Sunday, which said “the 34-year-old driver of one vehicle walked up to the occupants of the other vehicle….

May 18th, 2016
James Lynch

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman injured and off UFC 199  According to reports by FloCombat and MMAJunkie, Chris Weidman is out of his UFC 199 headlining bout against Luke Rockhold. TalkMMA initially reported the news on Twitter. This is the fourth time Weidman has been forced to pull out of a championship bout. Chris Weidman posted…

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 5th, 2016
James Lynch

RIP Jordan Parsons (1990-2016)  Tragic news in the MMA world Wednesday, Bellator fighter Jordan Parsons passed away following a hit-and-run incident Sunday. He was only 25 years old. Parsons (11-2)  went 2-1 under the Bellator banner with stoppage victories over Tim Bazer and Julio Cesar Neves. He was scheduled to take on Adam Piccolotti at Bellator 154 next Friday. Bellator president Scott…

April 26th, 2016
James Lynch

Former UFC heavyweight Shawn Jordan signs with WSOF Nick Baldwin of BloodyElbow.com spoke to Heavyweight Shawn Jordan about the news that the former UFC heavyweight has signed with WSOF. Jordan (18-7) revealed in the interview that the UFC decided not to re-sign the former LSU football player. Jordan went 6-4 in the UFC including a…

April 22nd, 2016
James Lynch

Conor McGregor demands lighter PR schedule Conor McGregor broke his silence on Thursday and made it clear that he’s not retired and is willing to fight at UFC 200.  The UFC featherweight champion made it clear though that he wants a lighter PR schedule ahead of the matchup, which he explains his his statement here via…