ufc on fox 17

December 24th, 2015
James Lynch

UFC middleweight Tamdan McCrory (14-3) discusses his recent submission victory over Josh Samman at UFC on FOX 17 on Dec. 19th during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Tamdan also discusses about a variety of other topics including – Why he wasn’t 100% satisfied with his performance in the fight – How he celebrated…

December 23rd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 came and went, producing a night of entertaining fights that included seven consecutive underdogs getting their hands raised. 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…

December 22nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 came and went, producing a night of entertaining fights that included seven consecutive underdogs getting their hands raised. Now, following the solid night of action, let’s take a look at some potential match-ups feauturing some of the competitors from the evening… Donald Cerrone vs Michael Chiesa Chiesa took the microphone after…

December 22nd, 2015
James Lynch

Cheick Kongo vs. Augusto Sakai added to Bellator 150 fight card Kongo (23-10-2) is coming off a unanimous decision victory over  former Bellator heavyweight champion Alexander Volkov at  Bellator 139 in June. The 40-year old has gone 5-2 since signing with Bellator in 2013. Sakai (9-0) last fought in November at Bellator 145 where he earned a unanimous decision over Alex Huddleston….

December 21st, 2015
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 on Fox 17, which took place Saturday night from the Amway Arena in Orlando, Florida.   Rafael…

December 21st, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 came and went, producing a night of entertaining fights that included seven consecutive underdogs getting their hands raised. Now, following the solid night of action, let’s take a look at which of the evening’s competitors we may no longer see going to work inside the Octagon… ON THE CHOPPING BLOCK CB…

December 21st, 2015
James Lynch

UFC on FOX 17 Highlights Rafael Dos Anjos knocks out Donald Cerrone Nate Diaz wins a decision over Michael Johnson Classic Nate Diaz post fight interview  UFC on FOX 18 adds Sage Northcutt vs. Andrew Holbrook This matchup was announced on Saturday’s UFC on FOX 17 broadcast as Sage Northcutt finally makes his long awaited debut on…

December 21st, 2015
Jay Primetown

Jay Primetown gives his thoughts on each of the fighters who competed at UFC on Fox 17 in Orlando, Florida. Jay gives his letter grades for each fighter on TheMMA-Analysis podcast which can be found on MMAOddsbreaker.com.   Luiz Henrique vs. Francis Ngannou Henrique: Just lacked the size and ability to compete with the much…

December 20th, 2015
Mike James

“5 Crazy Prop Bets That Cashed Big is a column 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 prop bets that cashed big based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook.   1) Nate Diaz wins by decision +865 The…

December 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

As promised, part two of our Premium Oddscast for UFC on Fox 17 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…

December 20th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 136 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 welterweight Stephen”Wonderboy” Thompson who has a big fight coming up Feb. 6th against Johny Hendricks. Then Canadian welterweight Sheldon Westcott discusses his upcoming fight with Edgar Garcia at UFC 195 on Jan 2nd.   The…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 17 Finale took place tonight (Saturday, December 19, 2015) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida and was headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger Donald Cerrone. Overall from a betting perspective, five favorites won while seven underdogs came through with ine no contest according to the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Here’s a quick recap…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

UFC on Fox 17 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ bets do? Well, MMAOddsBreaker Premium had a winning night, going 3-1 on bets for +4.96 units overall. Premium UFC on Fox 17: 3-1 +4.96 units Wins: 2 units: Vicente Luque (-105), 2 units: Tamden McCrory (+158), Valentina Shevchenko (+145) Losses: 2 units: Myles Jury (-155) Free Bet(s)…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

We’ve been keeping busy this past week as UFC on Fox 17 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 (December 192, 2015) at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, and features a lightweight title main event between champion Rafael…

December 19th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 19th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker.com has returned for 2015 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 three new staff members to the our special picks chart this time around. After 40 events…

December 19th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 18th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Still up solidly in 2015, Nick Kalikas and crew are looking to continue their winning ways with UFC on Fox 17. After winning 2.2 units for UFC 194, The Ultimate Fighter 22 Finale and UFC Fight Night 80 last weekend, MMAOddsbreaker Premium is now up 40.975 units life-to-date. You can check a track record of our premium…

December 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC on Fox 17: “Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2” takes place today (Friday, December 18, 2015) from inside Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The first fighter is scheduled to hit the scale at 4:00 pm ET. The event is headlined by a lightweight title bout between champion Rafael dos Anjos and challenger…

December 18th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL Featherweight bout: Cole Miller (+105) vs Jim Alers (-125) Fight Breakdown: Kicking things off for the FOX Sports 1 Prelims for UFC on FOX 17 will be a featherweight contest between TUF 5 veteran Cole “Magrinho” Miller and former Cage Warriors…

December 18th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas have revitalized their fight breakdown show “Before the Bell” continuing with Saturday night’s (December 119, 2015) UFC on Fox 17 event. The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA Oddsmaker previewed both the main and co-main event this weekend featuring the lightweight title headliner Rafael dos Anjos vs Donald Cerrone…

December 17th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL Featherweight bout: Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira (+110) vs Myles “Fury” Jury (-130) Fight Breakdown: Headlining the FOX Sports 1 preliminary card for UFC on FOX 17 will be a featherweight contest between the Brazilian, Charles “Do Bronx” Oliveira and Michigan native,…

December 17th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at heavyweight Francis Ngannou as he takes on fellow UFC debutant Luis Henrique at the UFC on Fox 17 in Orlando, Florida. Francis Ngannou Hometown: Batie, Cameroon Age: 29 Height: 6’4” Reach: N/A Weight: 250…

December 17th, 2015
Reed Kuhn

By @fightnomics   We saw several high performing strikers come through with big wins at UFC 194, and now we’ve arrived at the final fight card of the year. It’s a FOX card too, so we know it will be stacked with fan-friendly strikers hoping to draw new mainstream fans to the sport, as well…

December 17th, 2015
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC on Fox 17 welterweight Kamaru Usman as he prepares for his upcoming preliminary card bout this Saturday night (December 19, 2015) against Leon Edwards at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida. The Ultimate Fighter season 21 winner is a tremendous athletic specimen and he’s clearly done his homework in preparation for…

December 17th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 16th, 2015
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 on Fox 17 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available for free…

December 16th, 2015
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC card, Jay Primetown takes a close look at debuting fighters. In the latest installment, we look at former KSW strawweight champion Karolina Kowalkiewicz as she takes on Canada’s Randa Markos at UFC on Fox 17 in Orlando, Florida. Karolina Kowalkiewicz Hometown: Lodz, Poland Age: 30 Height: 5’3” Reach: 65″ Weight Class:…

December 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 16th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 15th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC on FOX 17 Date: December 19, 2015 Arena: Amway Center City: Orlando, FL The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns this Saturday (December 19, 2015) to Orlando, FL with UFC on FOX 17: Dos Anjos vs Cerrone 2. The action-packed 13 fight card will get going with the Fight Pass prelims at 3:30pm ET and…

December 15th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Coming off of a weekend which should be considered a rousing success for the UFC, there’s only one event left in 2015. The result of the main event will not only determine the organization’s lightweight champion, but could also create one of the biggest fights of 2016. The main card also sees important bouts in…

December 13th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 135 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by WSOF bantamweight Josh Hill who talks about his upcoming fight with Bekbulat Magomedov at WSOF 26 on Dec. 18th. After we’re joined by MMA journalist Mike Russell discusses some of the latest stories he’s been working on, including his investigative work…

December 6th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 134 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com, Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First we’re joined by UFC welterweight Johny Hendricks who talks about hiring the services of Weight Management Specialist Lou Giorodano. Then UFC strawweight Randa Markos joins the show to talk about her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17…

December 4th, 2015
James Lynch

Strawweight Randa Markos (5-2) discusses her upcoming fight with Karolina Kowalkiewicz at UFC on FOX 17 on Dec. 19th  during a “1 on 1” edition of The Parting Shot Podcast.  Randa also discusses also talks about a variety of other topics including – Signing with Octos Management, which also represents Jessica Eye and Stipe Miocic – Moving from Windsor to…

October 8th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Wednesday was a mixed bag of MMA news; there were some fight announcements, postponements, and interviews with the same fighters who get interviewed every day, so basically the usual. The biggest news from the day was the announcement of Myles Jury’s first fight in the featherweight division. Jury will be dropping the extra 10 pounds…

September 1st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

About 10 minutes before this article was to be posted, the news officially broke that Fedor Emelianenko, the greatest heavyweight to ever compete in MMA, will be joining the UFC. Rumors are out there that Emelianenko may make his UFC debut at UFC 193 in Australia, in an effort to help Ronda Rousey and Holly…

August 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Well, this one just got interesting. Last week it was reported that Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be competing on the TUF 22 Finale, but for some reason the third and ninth ranked lightweights wouldn’t be the main event of the card. That got people wondering what the main event would be, as Nurmagomedov’s…

August 25th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Monday started out as a relatively tame news day in MMA. There were a couple of fight announcements that knocked nobody’s socks off (Aisling Daly vs. Ericka Almeida at Fight Night 76, and Brendan O’Reilly vs. William Macario at UFC 193), World Series of Fighting did World Series of Fighting things (announcing a one-night, eight-man…