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April 27th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 159 was an absolutely crazy night of fights, as the event was marred by technical decions, eye pokes, upset wins, and just plain, weird fights. Overall, eight betting favorites won, while three underdogs cashed. Here’s a betting recap of the event based on the closing odds at 5Dimes Sportsbook. UFC 159 BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

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 7th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 9 was yet another up-and-down night for MMA bettors, as some heavy favorites failed to win while some big-time underdogs cashed for those brave enough to lay money down on them. In total, 11 betting favorites came through, while only two underdogs won. Here’s a betting recap for the event based on…

April 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 9 Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden Saturday, April 6, 2013 Light heavyweight fight: Gegard Mousasi (-1200) vs. Ilir Latifi (+775) Fight Breakdown: The main event of UFC on FUEL TV 9 is a mismatch of epic proportions as former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Gegard Mousasi takes on Ilir Latifi, who is an…

April 5th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 9 Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, Sweden Saturday, April 6, 2013 Lightweight fight: Ross Pearson (-390) vs. Ryan Couture (+320) Fight Breakdown: The co-main event of UFC on FUEL TV 9 pits lightweights Ross Pearson and Ryan Couture against one another in a bout scheduled for three rounds. Pearson is currently a hefty…

March 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

Georges St-Pierre has been nearly invincible in mixed martial arts. The long-time UFC welterweight champion, who set the record for 170 pound title defences with his decision victory over Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 158, is 24-2 overall in the sport, including an 18-2 mark while fighting in the Octagon. The only…

March 17th, 2013
Miguel

The welterweight heavy UFC 158 card went down last night in Montreal, Quebec, Canada as champion Georges St-Pierre successfully defended his title with a five round decision over challenger Nick Diaz. In the same division, heavy handed Johny Hendricks won decision over Carlos Condit and Jake Ellenberger KO’d Nate Marquardt. None of the underdogs were able to…

March 17th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 158 was a solid event from both an entertainment point of view as well as a betting perspective. Overall, nine favorites came through, while three underdogs cashed. The MMA Oddsbreaker crew had a solid night overall, so if you tailed us in your bets you likely had a good night. UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT…

March 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

It was an absolutely insane night in MMA betting, as five underdogs cashed while only six favorites came through, leaving many bettors frustrated. If you managed to bet any of the dogs congrats on your winnings, but those who laid the juice tonight are hurting due to a combination of upsets, bad judges, and overall…

March 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Saitama Super Arena, Japan Saturday, March 2, 2013 Light heavyweight fight: Brian Stann (-245) vs. Wanderlei Silva (+205) Fight Breakdown: Middleweight bombers Wanderlei Silva and Brian Stann move up to the light heavyweight division for a five-round fight that headlines UFC on FUEL TV 8. Both Silva and Stann are two…

March 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 8 Saitama Super Arena, Japan Saturday, March 2, 2013 Heavyweight fight: Stefan Struve (-175) vs. Mark Hunt (+155) Fight Breakdown: Heavyweights collide in the co-main event of UFC on FUEL TV 8, as 7-foot tall Stefan Struve takes on 5-foot-10 Mark Hunt in a battle of giants that’s a throwback to the…

February 24th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

MMAOddsbreaker Episode 38 Hosts Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate preview the anticipated and final UFC event of the year with UFC 155 scheduled Saturday December 29th 2012.  MMA Oddsmaker Kalikas is then joined by SportNet.ca MMA Journalist Adam Martin and Professional MMA Bettor Nick Vlass to open odds on the upcoming UFC 156, UFC 158,…

February 24th, 2013
Miguel

Overall, UFC 157 was a solid offering, topped off by the historic first women’s MMA match between Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche, but there were several stand-out moments in some of the other matches. And some not so stand out moments! Let’s take a look. The main card featured two stand-out performances in matches that…

February 24th, 2013
Miguel

UFC 157 is in the books, as Anaheim hosted the event last night, and despite a lot of hype for the historic nature of the event, Liz Carmouche and Ronda Rousey delivered with a fantastic fight that was wall to wall action for the four-plus minutes it lasted. Both women deserve a lot of credit…

February 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC 157 produced some surprising results and some that weren’t such a surprise. Overall eight favorites won, while four underdogs cashed. The MMA Oddsbreaker crew did well on their picks and bets overall in what could be deemed a tricky card by many. UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT WON In the main event of the evening,…

February 23rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on 157 Honda Center in Anaheim, California Saturday, February 23, 2013 UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title Fight: Ronda Rousey (-1100) vs. Liz Carmouche (+700) Fight Breakdown: UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey puts her belt on the line for the first time against the tough Liz Carmouche. Rousey entered as a massive -1100 favorite (bet $1100…

February 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

The 24 competitors fighting tomorrow night at UFC 157 all weighed in today, and 23 of them made weight. The lone fighter to miss was Nah-Shon Burrell, who came in at 175.8 pounds. He will forfeit 20% of his purse to his opponent Yuri Villefort. Ronda Rousey (134.6) vs. Liz Carmouche (133.6) Lyoto Machida (202)…

February 22nd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC veteran…

February 22nd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC bantamweight…

February 22nd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC heavyweight…

February 22nd, 2013
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews MMA legend…

February 22nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Title Fight UFC 157: February 23, 2012 Honda Center in Anaheim, California UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey (-1100) Profile: “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey (6-0) is an MMA sensation thanks to the unbeaten and thrilling start to her career in the sport. While she may lack experience after making her pro debut less than…

February 22nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC Light Heavyweight Title Eliminator Bout UFC 157: February 23, 2012 Honda Center in Anaheim, California UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Lyoto Machida (-220) Profile: Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida (18-3) showed his championship form after losing three of his previous four bouts by crushing Ryan Bader with a second-round knockout at UFC on FOX 4 on…

February 22nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 157: February 23, 2012 Honda Center in Anaheim, California UFC Bantamweight Contender Urijah Faber (-400) Profile: “The California Kid” Urijah Faber (26-6) has a long and storied career as one of the forefathers of the featherweight division. The longtime face of the WEC has made a mostly successful transition to the UFC’s bantamweight division…

February 22nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 157: February 23, 2012 Honda Center in Anaheim, California UFC Welterweight Contender Josh Koscheck (-325) Profile: A semifinalist on the inaugural season of The Ultimate Fighter as a middleweight before making a successful transition to welterweight in the UFC, Josh Koscheck (17-6) has amassed a 15-6 record in his nine years in the organization…

February 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on 157 Honda Center in Anaheim, California Saturday, February 23, 2013 Light heavyweight fight: Lyoto Machida (-240) vs. Dan Henderson (+180)   Fight Breakdown: Light heavyweight contenders Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida clash in the co-main event of UFC 157 with a title shot against Jon Jones on the line. Machida entered the bout as…

February 18th, 2013
Miguel

This past weekend at the UFC on FUEL TV 7 event in London, Brit Jimi Manuwa won for the second time in the UFC as he took out Frenchman Cyrille Diabate via first-round TKO. This pushes Manuwa’s record to a perfect 13-0, and the hype train is in full effect in his home country of…

February 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 7 was another difficult card to bet on on, as six underdogs cashed while six favorites won. Overall the MMA Oddsbreaker crew did well on their bets but this card wasn’t an easy one to make money on at all. UFC BETTING FAVORITES THAT WON In the main event of the…

February 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 7 Wembley Arena in London, England Saturday, February 16, 2013 Interim Bantamweight Title Fight: Renan Barao (-260) vs. Michael McDonald (+180)   Fight Breakdown: UFC interim bantamweight champion Renan Barao puts his belt on the line for the first time when he takes on up-and-comer Michael McDonald, who, at only 22-years-old,…

February 15th, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC on FUEL TV 7 Wembley Arena in London, England Saturday, February 16, 2013 Featherweight Fight: Dustin Poirier (-145) vs. Cub Swanson (+105) Fight Breakdown: Featherweight contenders Dustin Poirier and Cub Swanson clash in the co-main event of UFC on FUEL TV 7 and the winner will be in prime position to fight for the…

February 15th, 2013
Jason Nawara

UFC on Fuel TV 7: Barao vs. McDonald comes to us live from Wembley Arena in London, United Kingdom this Saturday night with an absolutely stacked night of fights. In the preliminary bouts, plenty of homegrown UK stars are showcased, and none as recognizable to UK MMA fans as Tom ‘Kong’ Watson (15-5). This former…

February 15th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 7: February 16, 2013 Wembley Arena in London, England UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Jimi Manuwa (-180) Profile: Undefeated at 12-0 with 11 knockout victories, Jimi Manuwa is one of the men to keep an eye on at light heavyweight. He came into the UFC last September against Kyle Kingsbury and absolutely…

February 15th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 7: February 16, 2013 Wembley Arena in London, England UFC Welterweight Contender Gunnar Nelson (-320) Profile: Icelandic grappling monster Gunnar Nelson (10-0-1) made his debut in the UFC in a big way in 2012 when he submitted Jeremy Horn pupil DaMarques Johnson in the first round of their UFC on FUEL…

February 15th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 7: February 16, 2013 Wembley Arena in London, England UFC Light Heavyweight Contender James Te Huna (-165) Profile: James Te Huna (15-5) has won three straight fights at light heavyweight in the UFC and nine of 10 overall, with his only loss during that stretch coming against rising star Alexander Gustafsson….

February 15th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 7: February 16, 2013 Wembley Arena in London, England UFC Welterweight Contender Che Mills (-140) Profile: One of the UK’s favorite exports over the last few years, 30-year-old Che Mills (15-5, 1 NC) has given as good as he has received in his UFC career. After going 14-4-1 across Europe from…

February 2nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 156: February 2, 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada Featherweight Title Fight UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo (-205) Profile: The best featherweight MMA fighter the world has ever seen, UFC champion Jose Aldo (21-1) has no peer. His ferocious leg kicks, superlative takedown defense and incredible MMA skills translate into someone who was last defeated seven…

February 2nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC 156: February 2, 2013 Las Vegas, Nevada UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Rashad Evans (-345) Profile: Former UFC light heavyweight champion and winner of The Ultimate Fighter 2, Rashad Evans (17-2-1) has been one of the more recognizable faces in the UFC over the last half decade. Evans is a true professional of the sport…

February 2nd, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

Hosts MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas and former MMA Match Maker Miguel Iturrate are joined by leading MMA Journalist Adam Martin and Greg Delong from Prommanow.com and Host of Inside The Cage Radio Show to open odds on the upcoming UFC 154 and UFC 156 events. UFC 154 Odds: Middleweights Constantinos Philippou (-225) vs. Nick Ring…

January 26th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 6:  January 26, 2013 Chicago, Illinois UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Glover Teixeira (-245) Profile: When people talk about the next big thing at light heavyweight in the UFC, the names Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira (19-2) come up every time. The 33-year-old monster trains out of the famed Pit, where such notable…

January 26th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 6:  January 26, 2013 Chicago, Illinois UFC Lightweight Contender Donald Cerrone (-130) Profile: Donald Cerrone (20-4) is a longtime WEC vet who has come close to earning gold around his waist on multiple occasions only to fall short. In the WEC, “Cowboy” was 0-3 in shots for the lightweight title, but he…

January 26th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 6:  January 26, 2013 Chicago, Illinois UFC Featherweight Contender Erik Koch (-140) Profile: Erik Koch (13-1) dropped out of high school to pursue his dream of being a martial artist. Whether it was Tae Kwon Do as a toddler, or helping his brother run an MMA gym in Iowa, Koch was around…

January 26th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FOX 6:  January 26, 2013 Chicago, Illinois UFC Lightweight Contender TJ Grant (-125) Profile: TJ Grant (19-5) is a relative newcomer to MMA, but in only a six-year career, he has been able to amass an impressive 18-5 record. In April of 2009 at UFC 97, Grant made a successful debut in the…

December 30th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

Wathch the latest episode of MMAOddsbreaker with Special Guest and MMA enigma Eddie Alvarez On this special edition of MMAOddsbreaker hosts Nick Kalikas and Miguel Iturrate are joined by special guest MMA Star Eddie Alvarez to cover the upcoming UFC On Fox 5 event. Later on in the show MMA Oddsmaker Kalikas is joined by…

December 29th, 2012
Jason Nawara

The holidays are over and our gifts have been unwrapped, but there is one more present for fight fans: UFC 155. This Saturday in the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the final UFC show of 2012 plans to knock our socks off in a big way. The FX preliminary card bouts begin at 8…

December 28th, 2012
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsbreaker and Frank Trigg bring you an inside look at the world of MMA through the eyes of the fighters themselves as they prepare for their upcoming events. Frank discusses the important topics covering training camp preparations, personal perspectives on upcoming match ups, and each fighters overviews of their opponents. Frank Trigg interviews UFC 155…

December 14th, 2012
Staff

UFC On FX 6 and TUF 16 Finale Betting Preview, Picks, and Fight Card Analysis From MMAOddsbreaker Listen up as hosts Professional MMA Bettor Luca Fury and Leading MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas preview the upcoming UFC On FX 6 and TUF 16 Finale fight cards from a betting perspective. Before you place your UFC On…

December 10th, 2012
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC ON FX 6: December 14, 2012 Australia UFC Lightweight Contender George Sotiropoulos (-145) Profile: A proprietor of the 10th Planet brand of Jiu-Jitsu, George Sotiropoulos (14-4) is deadly on the ground. The 35-year-old Australian smothers his opponents and uses his freakishly long limbs to wear them down into an eventual decision. Of his 14…

December 7th, 2012
Staff

UFC On Fox 5 Betting Preview, Picks, and Fight Card Analysis From MMAOddsbreaker Listen up as hosts Professional MMA Bettor Luca Fury and Leading MMA Oddsmaker Nick Kalikas preview the upcoming UFC On Fox 5 fight card from a betting perspective. Before you place your UFC On Fox 5 bets, get true inside information for…

December 7th, 2012
Adam Martin.

Event: UFC on FOX 5 Matchup: Benson Henderson (-150) vs. Nate Diaz (+120) for the UFC lightweight title Location: KeyArena, Seattle, Washington, United States Time: 8 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, December 8, 2012 How to watch: FOX TALE OF THE TAPE: THE FAVORITE Name: Benson “Smooth” Henderson MMA Record: 17-2 UFC Record: 5-0 Age: 29 Nationality: American Height: 5-9 Weight: 155 pounds…