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December 13th, 2018
Adam Martin.

Bellator 213 takes place Saturday, December 15 at Neal S. Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The offshore sportsbooks recently opened up the odds for the card, and here they are. Bellator 213 Opening Odds Ilima-Mei Macfarlane -365 Valerie Letourneau +255 Muhammad Lawal -265 Liam McGeary +185 Lyoto Machida -130 Rafael Carvalho -110 Ed Ruth -175…

April 25th, 2017
James Lynch

Former UFC title challenger Valérie Létourneau signs with Bellator Ariel Helwani broke the news Friday, then confirmed on Monday that former UFC strawweight title challenger Valérie Létourneau has signed with Bellator MMA. Létourneau (8-6) heads into her promotional debut off three straight losses, suffering setbacks to Joanna Jędrzejczyk, Joanne Calderwood and most recently Viviane Pereira this past December at UFC…

April 24th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 108 video highlights: Cub Swanson vs. Artem Lobov UFC Fight Night 108 video highlights: Al Iaquinta vs. Diego Sanchez UFC Fight Night 108 video highlights: Ovince Saint Preux vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima UFC Fight Night 108 video highlights: Mike Perry vs. Jake Ellenberger  UFC Fight Night 108 video highlights: John Dodson…

December 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was in Toronto, Ontario, Canada this past Saturday night (December 10, 2016) with UFC 206: Holloway vs Pettis. The card produced arguably the most entertaining fight of the year, with 50 percent of bouts ending inside the distance. The incredible night of action is now in our rear-view, so let’s take…

April 29th, 2016
James Lynch

Valerie Letourneau vs. Joanne Calderwood flyweight bout set for UFC Fight Night 89 UFC officials announced Thursday that strawweight fighters Valerie Letourneau and Joanne Calderwood will move up to flyweight in the promotions first every 125-female bout at  UFC Ottawa. Letourneau (8-4) heads into this matchup off her unanimous decision loss to champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk at UFC 193….

November 21st, 2015
James Lynch

Strawweight Erin LaMonte (3-0 amateur) discusses her upcoming fight with Randi Beth Boyington at NEF 20 on Nov 21st during a  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Erin also talks about a variety of other topics including – Having a child recently and having not competed in the cage since 2013 – Her last opponent refusing…

November 19th, 2015
James Lynch

The Parting Shot Podcast with James Lynch and Carlin Bardsley have teamed up with Kountermove to bring you an invitation for our Ten Cent Game for the upcoming UFC Fight Night 78 event. If you haven’t played Kountermove before, it’s very easy to play. Just go to Kountermove.com, read the instructions, and try your hand at winning some free cash just by picking…

November 16th, 2015
James Lynch

Weight Management Specialist Lou Girodano gives his thoughts on Ronda Rousey’s weight cut and how it affected her performance at UFC 193 during a  “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Lou also talks about a variety of other topics including – Thoughts on Valerie Letourneau’s weight cut at UFC 193 – Working with his new client…

November 15th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 131 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 WSOF lightweight Jason High who will be taking on Estevan Payan at WSOF 25 on Nov. 20th. Then we’re joined once again by BloodyElbow.com Associate Editor Karim Zidan who discusses his recent commentating duties abroad and…

November 12th, 2015
Mike James

The co-main event of UFC 193 is Women’s Strawweight Title fight between champion Joanna Jędrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau. This marks Jędrzejczyk’s second defense of her strawweight title since winning it by defeating Carla Esparza in March. Letourneau, on the other hand, has reeled off three straight wins in the UFC, including two at strawweight.  …

September 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

In a bit of a surprise announcement (although there had been some rumours leading up to it), the UFC announced that strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk would be joining Ronda Rousey on UFC 193 scheduled for November 15th in Melbourne, Australia. The surprise wasn’t in the fact that the organization is attempting to tie their 115lb…

August 20th, 2015
Mike James

Kicking off the UFC Fight Night 74 main card is a strawweight contest between #8 ranked Maryna “Iron lady” Moroz and Valerie “Trouble” Letourneau. Moroz made a big impression in her UFC debut, as she scored a big upset win over Joanne Calderwood. Her counterpart, Letourneau, dropped to the strawweight division this year after starting…

July 15th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced three new bouts, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on them. Roland Delorme vs. Yuta Sasaki, UFC Fight Night 48 A bantamweight bout between veteran Roland Delorme and UFC newcomer Yuta Sasaki was added to UFC Fight Night 48, which takes place August 23 at…

May 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

Three new bouts were announced yesterday for upcoming UFC fight cards, including a heavyweight slugfest that has the possibility of being the Fight of the Year in MMA. And for today’s MMA Odds and Ends, I’ll give my quick thoughts on all of them. Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson, UFC Fight Night 51 It’s not…