ufc on fox 7 odds

May 3rd, 2013
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn @Fightnomics I previously introduced the idea that the betting public places high value on Octagon pedigree, and may be underestimating fighters crossing over from Strikeforce. If you haven’t read the full explanation of why this might be so, please do so here, and forgive the quick science lesson. The initial results supported…

May 3rd, 2013
Reed Kuhn

By Reed Kuhn, @Fightnomics In January of 2013, Strikeforce hosted its final event before folding the promotion and sending select fighters into the UFC. Top fighters had already been cherry-picked from the Strikeforce roster, perceived by some as Zuffa pillaging the spoils of war for the UFC’s benefit before the 2011 buyout reached its inevitable…

April 21st, 2013
Miguel

UFC on FOX 7 went down last night in San Jose, California with a solid card that tied a UFC record with 8 T/KO finishes. The main event fights however, got more strategic and were closer affairs that went the distance, as Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson won a split decision over challenger Gilbert Melendez, and…

April 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 took place tonight at HP Pavilion in San Jose, CA, and it was a very memorable event that produced eight brutal finishes as well as four decisions. Overall, 10 betting favorites won, while only two underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap based on the closing MMA odds. UFC on FOX 7 Betting…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Saturday, April 20, 2013 Lightweight Title: Benson Henderson vs. Gilbert Melendez Fight Breakdown: The undisputed lightweight championship of the world is on the line in the main event of UFC on FOX 7 as UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson takes on former Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez,…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California Lightweight Title Bout UFC Lightweight Champion Benson Henderson (-205) Profile: The former WEC lightweight champion and the man to dethrone Frankie Edgar from his 155-pound UFC title, Benson “Smooth” Henderson (18-2) has done nothing but impress in his six-year MMA career. He…

April 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Gilbert Melendez has long been considered one of the top Lightweights in the world. Up until this point however, Melendez never had the chance to prove unequivocally that he was the best in the world because the opponents available to him in Strikeforce were limited. That ends on Saturday as he takes on Benson Henderson…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Saturday, April 20, 2013 Heavyweight Fight: Daniel Cormier vs. Frank Mir Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of UFC on FOX 7 is a heavyweight bout between Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir. Cormier is currently a -420 favorite…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California UFC Heavyweight Contender (former Strikeforce Heavyweight Champ) Daniel Cormier (-400) Profile: Daniel Cormier (11-0) is a former Olympic freestyle wrestler turned Strikeforce heavyweight powerhouse out of American Kickboxing Academy who has had a rollercoaster’s share of ups and downs. An excruciating 2008…

April 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

On Saturday night, Daniel Cormier is making one of the most anticipated UFC debuts in some time. The former Olympic wrestler who has quickly adapted to MMA and established himself as a contender in the Heavyweight division will take on Frank Mir in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 7. In addition to making…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Saturday, April 20, 2013 Lightweight Title: Nate Diaz vs. Josh Thomson Fight Breakdown: Former Strikeforce Lightweight champion Josh Thomson fights in the UFC for the first time in eight years as he meets Nate Diaz in a Lightweight bout that will take place on the main card…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 San Jose, California UFC Lightweight Contender Nate Diaz (-170) Profile: TUF 5 winner Nate Diaz (16-8) has been known as one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC, but he is coming off a very disappointing loss to Benson Henderson for the lightweight title that was anything…

April 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FOX 7 HP Pavilion, San Jose, California Saturday, April 20, 2013 Welterweight Fight: Jordan Mein vs. Matt Brown Fight Breakdown: Canadian welterweight Jordan Mein fights in the UFC for the second time in five weeks as he takes a short notice fight against surging veteran Matt Brown that will open the UFC on…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 7: April 20, 2013 HP Pavilion in San Jose, California UFC Welterweight Contender Jordan Mein (-270) Profile: Easily described as one of the “new breed” of MMA fighters, Jordan Mein (27-8) has amassed 35 total fights at the tender age of 23. At 17, he made his pro debut after a lifetime…

April 19th, 2013
Jason Nawara

Live from San Jose is the absolutely stacked UFC on FOX 7 undercard. Surprisingly for an undercard, the FX broadcast has a potential title shot in the mix, along with some Strikeforce newcomers making their Octagon debuts. In the FX main event, Chad Mendes (13-1) is looking to make a case for another featherweight title…

April 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Chad Mendes has long been considered one of the top Featherweights in MMA. After defeating some of the top 145ers in the world, he had an unsuccessful attempt at dethroning Jose Aldo. Since that time Mendes has been showcasing his improving striking in a bid to get back into a title shot. The only problem…

April 19th, 2013
Frank Trigg

Anthony Njokuani has proven to be one of the most exciting strikers in the Lightweight division during his time in both the WEC and UFC. He will be looking to get back on track and add to his 8 career KOs this Saturday, as he takes on the debuting Roger Bowling at UFC on FOX…

April 19th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

With the UFC on FOX 7 card quickly approaching, check out the weigh-in video here at MMA Oddsbreaker before making your final bets:

April 19th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

Two weeks into a jam-packed April, the UFC has already given fans quite a bit to talk about when it comes to quality fights. The biggest MMA promotion in the world is only just hitting their stride this month, as the next two weeks will see even bigger fights take place. That starts with UFC…

March 30th, 2013
Miguel

On April 20th, the UFC on FOX 7 event takes place in San Jose, California and features a main event for the Lightweight title between Champion Benson Henderson and challenger Gilbert Melendez. The Heavyweight division will also be in focus, as the co-main event has former UFC Champion Frank Mir welcoming Strikeforce Grand Prix Champion…