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May 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Former UFC lightweight fighter John Cholish lost to Gleison Tibau via highlight-reel submission at this past Saturday night’s UFC on FX 8 event, but it’s he, not Tibau, that’s the one making headlines today. The New York native abruptly retired from the sport of mixed martial arts following the loss to Tibau — he says he…

May 19th, 2013
Adam Martin.

There is often an extreme amount of value that’s hidden in prop lines for UFC events, and UFC on FX 8 was no exception to this as a number of crazy prop bets cashed big time to those who bet them. Below are five prop bets that cashed out huge last night at UFC on…

May 19th, 2013
Miguel

Last night in Brazil, the UFC on FX 8 card aired live from Brazil with a Middleweight main event of Vitor Belfort taking on Luke Rockhold. The bout was basically a pick ’em fight at the sport books, so it basically both sides had plausible scenarios at winning the fight. Unfortunately for Rockhold, two and…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 event turned into be a great event that was highlighted by the main event which featured one of the greatest knockouts in UFC history. Overall, betting favorites went 10-2, while one fight was a true Pick ’em at time of line closing. Below if a recap of the event based on…

May 18th, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Luke Rockhold vs. Vitor Belfort Middleweight main event at UFC on FX 8. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the upcoming UFC…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 Arena Jaragua, Jaragua Do Sul, Brazil Saturday, May 18, 2013 Middleweight bout: Luke Rockhold (-125) vs. Vitor Belfort (+105) Fight Breakdown: A five-round middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and Vitor Belfort headlines the UFC on FX 8 card. Rockhold enters the fight as a -125 betting favorite (bet $125 to win…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Arena Jaraguá in Jaraguá do Sul, Brazil UFC Middleweight Contender Vitor Belfort (-140) Profile: The legendary Vitor Belfort (22-10) first made waves in the MMA world when the sport was still in its infancy. Making his UFC debut as an 18-year old and winning the UFC 12 Heavyweight…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Is it just me, or is Vitor Belfort once again being underrated by the public? The former UFC Light Heavyweight champion takes on former Strikeforce Middleweight champion Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC on FX 8, which takes place May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil. The betting odds at 5Dimes…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The full list of prop bets today opened at 5Dimes Sportsbook for the upcoming five-round middleweight bout at UFC on FX 8 between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold, which takes place May 18 at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Brazil, and there are some very interesting lines that MMA bettors may be interested in….

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The opening betting line for the upcoming middleweight fight at UFC on FX 8 between former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Chris Camozzi was yesterday released to the public at 5Dimes Sportsbook, with “Jacare” opening up at a robust -675 (bet $675 to win $100) and the comeback on the underdog Camozzi a…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil UFC Middleweight Contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza (-675) Profile: Finally, after years of toiling in Strikeforce and Dream, “Jacare” Souza (17-3-1) is making his way to the Octagon. For years, it was Jacare and Gegard Mousasi as the two best unsigned talents outside the middleweight…

May 18th, 2013
Reed Kuhn

UFC on FX 8: Rockhold vs Belfort Jaragua do Sol, Brazil Saturday, May 18, 2013 Lightweight Fight: Evan Dunham vs. Rafael Dos Anjos Big Picture: #10 ranked Rafael dos Anjos looks to leverage a home field advantage in Brazil and extend a three-fight win streak to cement his position in the UFC top 10. But…

May 18th, 2013
Staff

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Rafael dos Anjos vs. Evan Dunham Lightweight bout at UFC on FX 8. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the upcoming UFC…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil UFC Lightweight Contender Rafael dos Anjos (-170) Profile: A deadly Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt, Rafael dos Anjos (18-6), has taken his training to Singapore’s Evolve MMA after mixed results in the UFC’s Octagon. At one time, he was known as a “one trick pony”…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FX 8: May 18, 2013 Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil UFC Middleweight Contender Rafael Natal (-350) Profile: A simple way to sum up Rafael Natal (15-4-1) is by looking at his training camp. The Renzo Grazie team out of New York is a murderer’s row of tough guys, and having Gracie in your…

May 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The UFC is headed back to Brazil for the sixth time in the Zuffa Era, as UFC on FX 8 takes place on May 19th from Jaragua do Sol. When it comes to the recent Brazilian cards, everyone remembers some of the amazing moments which really helped crystalize the organization’s foothold in the ever expanding…

May 18th, 2013
Miguel

The UFC returns this weekend with the UFC on FX 8 card from Brazil after several weeks without a mainstream show. The main event features ‘The Phenom’ Vitor Belfort, a +110 underdog at 5Dimes Sportsbook, taking on Luke Rockhold, a -130 favorite, in what is the first pick ’em main event for the UFC since…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 is only six days away, and with fight week coming upon us it’s time to take a look at the card from a betting perspective. There has only been lines released for the top three fights on the bill so far — the main event between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold,…

May 18th, 2013
Jason Nawara

This Saturday night in Santa Catarina, Brazil, the UFC returns after one of the longer layoffs of the last few years, with three weeks off between events in this case. The Brazilian crowd will no doubt be hungry for some UFC action as they always are, and this card is stacked with some fun fights….

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Professional MMA handicapper Luca Fury gives you his betting advice and insight on the Jussier da Silva vs Chris Cariaso Flyweight contenders bout at UFC on FX 8. MMAOddsBreaker offers the best in MMA betting picks, and fight card predictions on all MMA events. Before you make your bets, get inside information for the upcoming…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 Arena Jaragua, Jaragua Do Sul, Brazil Saturday, May 18, 2013 Lightweight bout: Gleison Tibau vs. John Cholish Fight Breakdown: A lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and John Cholish takes place on the UFC on FX 8 preliminary card. Tibau is a -200 favorite (bet $200 to win $100), while Cholish is…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 Arena Jaragua, Jaragua Do Sul, Brazil Saturday, May 18, 2013 Bantamweight bout: Yuri Alcantara (-500) vs. Iliarde Santos (+400) Fight Breakdown: A bantamweight bout between Yuri Alcantara and UFC newcomer Iliarde Santos props up the UFC on FX 8 undercard. Alcantara is currently a hefty -500 (bet $500 to win $100),…

May 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FX 8 Arena Jaragua, Jaragua Do Sul, Brazil Saturday, May 18, 2013 Light Heavyweight Bout: Fabio Maldonado (-245) vs. Roger Hollett (+205) Fight Breakdown: A light heavyweight bout pitting brawler Fabio Maldonado against Roger Hollett takes place on the UFC on FX 8 undercard. Maldonado is a -245 favorite (bet $245 to win…

May 18th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Evan Dunham has been near the top of the Lightweight division for years now, and this Saturday at UFC on FX 8 he gets another chance to prove he belongs in title contention in the deepest division in MMA as he takes on Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos in one of the most intriguing bouts on…

May 18th, 2013
Frank Trigg

From April 1st to May 3rd, Chris Camozzi has had to train for three different opponents for his upcoming bout at UFC on FX 8. First he was slotted in as a replacement to take on Cesar Ferreira, but a week after that bout was announced, Ferreira pulled out with an injury. In stepped Rafael…

May 18th, 2013
Frank Trigg

After hitting a wall trying to advance in the Lightweight division, Nik Lentz has dropped down to Featherweight and has gone 2-0. He looks to extend that mark this Saturday as he takes on Brazilian prospect Hacran Diaz at UFC on FX 8. MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg recently spoke with Lentz about his upcoming fight….

May 18th, 2013
Brad Taschuk

The UFC returns from a short break with another trip to Brazil this weekend, as UFC on FX 8 comes to us from Jaragua do Sol, Brazil. The card features an interesting tilt of top 10 Middleweights at the top, as Vitor Belfort heads back to Brazil to take on Luke Rockhold in his Octagon…

May 14th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Brandon Vera has decided to move back up to the heavyweight division and in his return to the UFC’s 265-pound weight class he’ll face off against Ben Rothwell at UFC 164, which takes place August 31 at Bradley Center in Milwaukee, WI. MMAjunkie.com was first to report the fight, which has yet to be made…

May 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

Veteran MMA journalist Dave Meltzer of Wrestling Observer recently released the rumored list of female bantamweight fighters that are set to appear on season 18 of “The Ultimate Fighter,” which is being filmed in the next few weeks and which will air this fall. Here are the rumored fighters: Marcia Allen Shayna Baszler Revelina Berto…

May 1st, 2013
Brad Taschuk

With one of the strangest UFC cards in recent memory behind us, MMA Oddsbreaker takes a look towards the rankings and how the outcomes affected each fighter’s standing amongst their peers. Take a look at the full MMA Oddsbreaker Rankings here. The one Heavyweight bout on the card caused a small movement in the rankings,…

March 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC has added a women’s bantamweight bout to its upcoming UFC 159 card, and it’s a good one as former Olympic silver medalist in freestyle wrestling Sara McMann meets German prospect Sheila Gaff in a three-round fight. German based GroundAndPound.de broke the news of the fight today, which takes place April 27 at Prudential…

February 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC is coming to Canada again, and it’ll bring along a matchup between two top welterweight contenders when it does. According to MMAjunkie.com, the UFC is planning on holding an event somewhere in Canada on June 15, and the card will have a welterweight matchup between Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley on it. The…

February 26th, 2013
Adam Martin.

FUEL TV’s Ariel Helwani tonight reported that Demetrious Johnson is out of his UFC flyweight title fight against John Moraga with an injury. The fight was set to headline the TUF 17 Finale, which takes place April 13 in Las Vegas. It’s unknown what the UFC will do now as far as a main event…

February 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC added another big middleweight fight to its upcoming UFC on FX 8 card, which takes place May 18 in Brazil. According to MMAFighting.com, middleweight contenders Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Costa Philippou will meet in a main card bout. Both fighters are currently ranked in the top 10 of the MMA Fighter Rankings and…