vitor belfort

March 12th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 106 took place Saturday night (March 11, 2017) at the Olympic Training Center in Fortaleza, Brazil. The card was headlined by Vitor Belfort taking on Kelvin Gastelum in a middleweight affair. From a betting perspective, nine favorites won, while two underdogs prevailed and a pair of fighters who closed ‘even’ ended up in a draw. Closing odds…

March 11th, 2017
James Lynch

We’ve been delivering the goods here at MMAOddsBreaker this past week for UFC Fight Night 106 (which takes place today, Saturday, March 11, 2017) in Fortaleza, Brazil. The main event features a middleweight showdown between Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum. In case you missed anything, here’s our full list of content.   Frank Trigg’s Fighter Interviews UFC Fight Night 106’s…

March 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

In one line, I will be providing my own personal description for every fight ahead of us at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106. This article is aimed at the casual fan who is not familiar with most of the athletes competing on the card. I will also be following the Twitter rule of thumb of…

March 11th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2017 Arena: Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste City: Fortaleza, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum. The 12-fight main card is scheduled to kick…

March 11th, 2017
James Lynch

On this week’s ‘Before The Bell’, MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas discuss UFC Fight Night 106 this Saturday (March 11, 2017). The UFC Hall of Famer and leading MMA oddsmaker previewed the main and co-main events, featuring a middleweight matchup between Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum. Trigg and Kalikas break down the matchups from stylistic and betting perspectives.

March 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2017 Arena: Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste City: Fortaleza, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum. The 12-fight main card is scheduled to kick…

March 10th, 2017
James Lynch

UFC Fight Night 106 takes place tomorrow (Saturday, March 11th) featuring a middleweight encounter between Vitor Belfort (25-13) and Kelvin Gastelum (13-2) In the co-main event, Mauricio Rua (24-10) battles American Gian Villante (15-7). Watch the link below as the fighters weigh-in.     The early weigh-ins took place this morning in Fortaleza, Brazil. Here are…

March 10th, 2017
Gabe Killian

UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum Date: March 11, 2017 Arena: Centro de Formação Olímpica do Nordeste City: Fortaleza, Brazil The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is in back in Fortaleza, Brazil for the second time in promotional history with UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs. Gastelum. The 12-fight main card is scheduled to kick…

March 10th, 2017
James Lynch

Fighters predict the middleweight main event between Vitor Belfort and Kelvin Gastelum at UFC Fight Night 106 this Saturday (March 11, 2017) in Fortaleza, Brazil. Click below to see who picked who… Kevin Lee – UFC lightweight – 00:00:09 Albert Morales – UFC bantamweight – 00:00:45 Mike ‘Biggie’ Rhodes – Victory FC middleweight champ – 00:01:22…

March 9th, 2017
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the main event of UFC Fight Night 106 as Vitor Belfort returns to Brazil welcoming American Kelvin Gastelum for a key bout in the middleweight division. Vitor Belfort…

March 7th, 2017
Brad Taschuk

The MMA Analysis is FINALLY back to preview UFC Fight Night 106: Belfort vs Gastelum, but first they talked about the terrible fight that was Woodley vs Thompson and then the much better fights that took place at UFC 209 including the ageless wonder with two first names Dan Kelly. Listen Here: Watch Here: Consensus…

March 7th, 2017
Matty

Despite his strong desire to return to welterweight, former TUF champion Kelvin Gastelum (13-2) will continue his run at middleweight when he takes on Brazilian legend Vitor Belfort (25-13) in his home country at UFC Fight Night 106 this Saturday (March 11, 2017) in Fortaleza, Brazil. Gastelum versus Belfort is the headliner on a 12-bout card…

October 10th, 2016
Matty

UFC 204 Highlights: Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson   UFC 204 Highlights: Gegard Mousasi vs. Vitor Belfort   UFC 204 Highlights: Stefan Struve vs. Daniel Omielanczuk   Dan Henderson Announces Retirement

October 9th, 2016
James Lynch

On Episode 177  brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and our sponsor Nuetrition Supplements Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and guest co-host Andrew “The Clown Kid” Lawrence (@TheClownKid) combine for a joint “The Parting Shot Podcast” & “Before The Bald Man Speaks” edition of the show recapping UFC 204       WE NOW HAVE OFFICIAL “Parting Shot Podcast” T-SHIRTS! BUY THEM HERE –>  here SUBSCRIBE…

October 5th, 2016
Gabe Killian

UFC 204 Date: October 8, 2016 Arena: Manchester Arena City: Manchester, England The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) heads back to Manchester, England for the fourth time in promotional history with UFC 204: Bisping vs Henderson II. The 12-fight card is set to kick off preliminary action on UFC Fight Pass at 6:30 p.m. (ET) and will…

October 4th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at the co-main event of UFC 204 as Top 10 middleweights Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi square off in Manchester, England. Vitor Belfort (Record: 25-12, +280 Underdog, Power Ranking: B) The…

May 16th, 2016
James Lynch

UFC 198 Video Highlights: Stipe Miocic vs. Fabricio Werdum      UFC 198 Video Highlights: Jacare Souza vs. Vitor Belfort     UFC 198 Video Highlights: Cristiane Justino vs. Leslie Smith     Michael Chandler vs. Patricky ‘Pitbull’ for vacant lightweight title set for Bellator 157 After Bellator decided to cut lightweight champion Will Brooks and make him…

May 13th, 2016
James Lynch

In a regular feature on MMAOddsBreaker I asked other professional MMA fighters who they think would win in Saturdays UFC 198 co-main event between Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza. I spoke to the following fighters. Chris Camozzi – UFC middleweight – 00:00:09 Brian Rogers – Bellator light heavyweight – 00:00:26 Kurt Holobaugh – Titan FC featherweight…

May 12th, 2016
Jay Primetown

Prior to each UFC fight card, Jay Primetown takes a look at some of the key contests at each event. In the latest installment, we look at a bout between two legendary Brazilians as Vitor Belfort takes on Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil.   Vitor Belfort (Record: 25-11, +260 Underdog, Fighter…

May 11th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198 begins a two-month run for the UFC which could be one of the most impressive in history from a fight quality perspective. With a heavyweight title bout that doesn’t even have Brad clamoring for #FGF, to a showdown between Brazilian legends, to potential last stands for a pair of greats, there’s a lot…

May 10th, 2016
James Lynch

With no major fight announcements and no major news yesterday, here’s a ton of UFC 198 content for your viewing pleasure.   UFC 198 Countdown: Fabricio Werdum vs. Stipe Miocic     UFC 198 Countdown: Vitor Belfort vs. Jacare Souza     UFC 198 Countdown: Anderson Silva vs. Uriah Hall     UFC 198 Embedded: Episode 1 …

May 8th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

When the Octagon heads down to Brazil for UFC 198, the card will be most reminiscent of the Brazilian cards the company put in 2011 and 2012 when it re-entered the country. The list of Brazilian legends competing on the card includes Anderson Silva, Vitor Belfort, ‘Jacare’ Souza, ‘Shogun’ Rua, Demian Maia, and of course…

April 27th, 2016
Brad Taschuk

UFC 198: Werdum vs. Miocic Date: May 14th, 2016 Location: Curitiba, Parana, Brazil Venue: Arena da Baixada Broadcast: Pay-Per-View UFC Middleweight Contender ‘Jacare’ Souza (22-4, 1 NC) Former Mundials and ADCC champion ‘Jacare’ Souza transitioned from the Brazilian regional scene to Japan, where he became a finalist in the 2008 DREAM middleweight grand prix, losing…

December 2nd, 2015
Gabe Killian

It’s been the talk at office water coolers for weeks now that the main event for March’s UFC 197 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil could be a rematch between Brazilian middleweights Anderson “The Spider” Silva and “The Phenom” Vitor Belfort. Their first bout took place at UFC 126 nearly five years ago, where Silva succesfully…

November 24th, 2015
James Lynch

In your Tuesday edition of MMA Odds and Ends we’ve got an interesting matchup booked in the featherweight division, a report about a mega rematch in the middleweight division, Cyborg’s next fight and the show that just keeps on giving – The Ultimate Fighter – announced their details for Season 23 tryouts.   Dennis Bermudez…

November 9th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

MMA fans just got through a busy weekend in MMA that will lead into a landslide of events over the next month. There was a UFC event in Sao Paulo on Saturday night that ended with knockout after knockout, while Bellator and RFA held cards on Friday which saw some impressive performances in their respective…

November 6th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The official weigh-in event for UFC Fight Night 77: “Belfort vs Henderson 3” takes place today (Friday, November 6, 2015) from the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event is headlined by a middleweight trilogy bout between Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort. UFC Fight Night 77 Weigh-in Stream:  UFC Fight Night 77 Weigh-in Results: …

November 5th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After a week off, the MMA Analysis is back to break down UFC Fight Night 77. However, more importantly, Lance and Brad had a golden opportunity to make fun of Jay’s boyfriend Khabib, and do so at length. Unfortunately, Sean was not around to talk about his boyfriend Magnymedov, but you can’t always get what…

November 4th, 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 and Kountermove. Our UFC Fight Night 77 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one is available…

November 2nd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns after a two-week break for a free event on Fox Sports 1 this weekend. UFC Fight Night 77 takes place Saturday night (November 31, 2015) at the Ginásio do Ibirapuera in Sao Paulo, Brazil and features a middleweight main event between former UFC title challengers Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort in a trilogy bout….

October 31st, 2015
Mike James

The main event of UFC Fight Night 77 is the third meeting of mixed martial arts legends Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort and Dan Henderson. The two greats have met twice before, with Henderson scoring a decision win while fighting for the Pride organization in 2006 and Belfort scoring a quick and brutal technical knockout over…

October 27th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

While there weren’t any fight announcements or UFC cuts yesterday, something pretty interesting happened. Prior to his scheduled appearance on Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour podcast, upcoming UFC Fight Night 77 headliner Vitor Belfort pulled out due to questions he would be forced to answer. Mr. @vitorbelfort will not be on the show today after all….

September 22nd, 2015
Brad Taschuk

It was a slow day in MMA on Monday, and that made the timing of Josh Gross’ A Sketchy Drug Test… all the more potent. Gross brought some documents to light from back in 2012 prior to Jon Jones defending his light heavyweight title against Vitor Belfort that are fairly damning for the UFC. First…

August 3rd, 2015
Brian Hemminger

After a very exciting weekend of fights which showcased UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey’s tremendous starpower, the promotion announced an upcoming main event for a future Fight Night show in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Dan Henderson vs Vitor Belfort 3, UFC Fight Night, November 7th These men met for the first time at Pride 32…

May 25th, 2015
Adam Martin.

Even with the omission of Jon Jones and Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC 187 was a stacked card on paper and it delivered when it went down on Saturday night (May 23, 2015) from MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card, especially, was fantastic. The main event of the evening, a five-round light…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were five of the craziest prop bets at UFC 187 that cashed big: Daniel Cormier wins by submission (+724)/Cormier wins in round 3 (+1425) In the main event of the evening, Daniel Cormier submitted Anthony Johnson in the third round to win the UFC light heavyweight title. Cormier had to survive an early blitz…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The Surprises Daniel Cormier — I’ll admit I was completely wrong about Daniel Cormier. I thought coming off of the loss to Jon Jones that he would regress and get worse, but he looked the best he ever has in his title fight win over Anthony Johnson in the main event of UFC 187. He…

May 24th, 2015
James Lynch

On Episode 106 brought to you by MMAOddsBreaker.com and partners at LastWordOnSports.com,  Carlin (@CarlinBardsley) and I (@LynchOnSports) welcome three great guests. First UFC light heavyweight fighter Ryan Jimmo sounds off about the UFC Reebok deal and talks about his upcoming fight against Francimar Barroso at UFC Fight Night 67. Then we’re joined by Canadian welterweight Ryan Dickson who takes…

May 24th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC 187 took place Saturday night at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. It was a very solid card overall, with a number of highlight-reel finishes on the main card and solid performances on the prelims. Overall from a betting perspective, eight betting favorites won while three underdogs won based on the closing…

May 21st, 2015
Brad Taschuk

Perhaps the best MMA event of the year deserves the best MMA podcast around, so the MMA Analysis breaks down UFC 187 on this show. The rare UFC card which is stacked from top to bottom brings a surprising amount of serious fight discussion from your co-hosts, but they still find time to debate the…

May 21st, 2015
Adam Martin.

The co-main event of UFC 187 is a five-round middleweight title fight between champion Chris Weidman and challenger Vitor Belfort. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Weidman is a -525 favorite (bet $525 to win $100) while Belfort is a +415 underdog (bet $100 to win $415). MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened up Weidman…

May 20th, 2015
Brian Hemminger

Join leading MMA oddsmaker Nick Kalikas, Fight Scientist Reed Kuhn 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 187 betting podcast gives detailed picks, bets and breakdowns for the entire fight card in two parts. – Part one…

May 16th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

After completing a two-week trip in the Pacific, the Octagon will return to the familiar grounds of the MGM Grand in Las Vegas for one of the most newsworthy cards of the year. Despite former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones being stripped of his title and suspended, two belts will still be on the line…

March 26th, 2015
Brad Taschuk

The UFC’s next pay-per-view card in Montreal has already been booked and altered by injuries, as the originally scheduled main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao had to be postponed once again. The last time this fight got postponed it was due to Barao falling ill due to a bad weight cut. This time…

February 19th, 2015
Adam Martin.

The UFC’s return to Las Vegas, Nevada, on May 23 with a stacked card that is one of the best of the year on paper. Here are the five fights that have been booked for the super card so far, along with my thoughts on them: Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson The main event of…

November 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 184: Rousey vs. Zingano Date: February 28, 2015 Location: Los Angeles, California Venue: Staples Center Broadcast: PPV UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey (-1300) The first American woman to medal in Olympic Judo, Ronda Rousey (10-0) has gone from promising amateur to the reason why women’s MMA is in the UFC in just over three years. Her meteoric…

November 1st, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 184: WEIDMAN VS. BELFORT Date: February 28, 2014 Location: Los Angeles, California Venue: Staples Center Broadcast: PPV UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman (-475) The undisputed, defending middleweight champion of the world, Chris Weidman (11-0) is an absolute beast. After two freakishly odd, yet dominating wins over Anderson Silva, Chris Weidman is ready to leave the entire storyline…

October 30th, 2014
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the past 24 hours, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll list them all and give my quick thoughts on all of them. Ovince St-Preux vs. Shogun Rua, UFC Fight Night 56 Next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 56 card has undergone some changes. Due to…

July 31st, 2014
Brad Taschuk

While most of the MMA universe was still reeling from the announcement of Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz returning at UFC 183, at least one other promotion was still at work on Wednesday. World Series of Fighting announced the headliner to their September WSOF 13 card yesterday, and it features one of the promotion’s two…

July 28th, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 63 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome MMA strength and conditioning coach Dan Sammit who recaps all the action from last night’s UFC on FOX 12 card.   The Big Three  1) With his win at UFC on FOX 12, can Robbie Lawler defeat Johny Hendricks in a rematch? 2) Anthony Johnson makes quick work of…

July 24th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The UFC yesterday announced two title bouts for the fall/winter calendar, and they’re both good ones. After Vitor Belfort was given a license to fight in Nevada by the NSAC pending the passing of random drug tests, the UFC announced he will take on Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight title in the main event…

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