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January 2nd, 2017
James Lynch

At the beginning of every month on MMAOddsBreaker.com, I feature my recurring “Veteran Watch” article which takes a look at some notable veterans competing on the regional/overseas circuit. In this article, I recap how these veteran fighters fared in their respective bouts for the month of December. December 2nd – ONE Championship: Age of Domination (Pasay…

December 1st, 2016
James Lynch

When fighters are given their release from a major North American MMA promotion like the UFC, Bellator or WSOF – unless they’re a major star – they often fall into obscurity on the regional/overseas circuit unless they rack up a few wins and end up signing with one of the aforementioned promotions. In this regular feature for…

May 13th, 2016
James Lynch

After bicycle accident, Wanderlei Silva may undergo surgery  MMAJunkie reported Thursday that former PRIDE star Wanderlei Silva is set to find out soon if he’ll require surgery for an injured shoulder. Silva (35-12-1 NC) was hit by a car during a bicycle ride after one of his training sessions according to a Facebook post on Wednesday. The 39-year…

March 3rd, 2016
James Lynch

Wanderlei Silva ends retirement to sign with Bellator MMA  After close to a two-year retirement, Pride FC legend Wanderlei Silva has agreed to terms on a multi-year, multi-fight deal with Bellator MMA according to ESPN. Silva (35-12-1) was initially given a lifetime suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission after fleeing a random drug test before…

February 23rd, 2016
James Lynch

UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos injured, out of UFC 196 fight against Conor McGregor According to MMAFighting, Rafael dos Anjos is out of his main event fight against Conor McGregor next week due to a foot injury. Also in the report, it mentions that the UFC is currently working on finding a replacement to fight…

January 15th, 2016
James Lynch

Charles Rosa to fight Kyle Bochniak, not Augusto Mendes at UFC Boston Sunday  UFC officials announced Thursday that undefeated featherweight Kyle Bochniak is late addition to Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 81 event. Bochniak (6-0) actually fought last Friday at CES 32 where he won by first round submission over Taylor Trahan. He’s won three of his six…

November 12th, 2015
James Lynch

Matt Ray discussed his upcoming fight against Wes Powers at Shamrock FC: Xtreme 5 on Nov. 14th during  a “1 on 1” edition of “The Parting Shot Podcast” Wes also talks about a variety of other topics including – His first Shamorck FC bout being cancelled – How he got into the sport – Why Wanderlei Silva is his favourite fighter – Why PRIDE…

April 14th, 2015
James Lynch

Official tryouts for the next season of The Ultimate Fighter are set to take place on April 27th in Las Vegas and there will be no shortage on Canadian talent for the 155lb and 170lb selection process. Leading up to this audition of a lifetime, I’ll be featuring a recurring article on MMAOddsBreaker where I put the…

June 1st, 2014
James Lynch

On Episode 55 myself (@LynchOnSports) and Adam (@MMAdamMartin) welcome back the man, the myth, the legend @FrontRowBrian to the show to talk all about Wanderlei Silva’s removal from UFC 175 and his thoughts on the double UFC events on Saturday.   The Big Three 1) Stipe Miocic makes defeats Fabio Maldonado. What’s next for both fighters? 2) Gegard Mousasi…

May 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

UFC 175 received a massive shakeup on Wednesday night, as one of the biggest fights on the card was switched with just over one month to go until the event due to some very strange circumstances. It was announced yesterday on UFC Tonight that due to Wanderlei Silva refusing a random drug test by the…

December 20th, 2013
Adam Martin.

2013 was an amazing year as far as MMA action went, and one of the main reasons for that is the number of high-quality knockouts that we all got to witness. I’m not going to choose just one knockout in this article, but instead I will list off a number of highlight-reel KOs that I…

December 18th, 2013
Adam Martin.

I’m having a difficult time deciding on what was the best fight of the year in mixed martial arts in 2013, and for good reason, as the past year has produced a number of entertaining scraps that I know I’ll still be watching 10 years down the road. The first fight that’s in consideration won…

November 13th, 2013
Miguel

The coaches for season three of the Ultimate Fighter Brazil reality series appear to be set, with Wanderlei Silva coaching opposite Chael Sonnen. This will give ample stage for the rivalry between the two to gel in front of a large audience, then the two can meet in a main event early next year. Now…

October 23rd, 2013
Miguel

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) revealed this weekend that Middleweight/Light Heavyweight contender and all-around big mouth Chael Sonnen is heading to Brazil to coach the third season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) Brazil reality series opposite rival Wanderlei Silva. The way the ‘TUF’ formula works, after filming and interacting together while coaching a team of fighters,…

October 22nd, 2013
Adam Martin.

UFC president Dana White made a surprise announcement yesterday as he revealed that Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will be the coaches of TUF Brazil 3. The show begins filming in early 2014 and, when the season is over, Sonnen and Silva will fight in what will be one of the most highly-anticipated fights of…

July 11th, 2013
Adam Martin.

The UFC lost one of its most outstanding people today when middleweight Brian Stann announced on “The MMA Hour” that he was walking away from the sport of mixed martial arts after a seven-year run as a professional fighter. According to the former U.S. Marine, he retired because “the risk is not worth it” to…

May 3rd, 2013
Adam Martin.

If all goes as planned, UFC fans should gear up for an upcoming light heavyweight bout between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Sonnen’s been making fun of and talking smack about Silva for years but the fight never truly made sense until now because Sonnen was too busy feuding with UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and…

April 1st, 2013
Adam Martin.

With a cut above Alexander Gustafsson‘s eyebrow putting the main event of this Saturday’s UFC on FUEL TV 9 event into question, it appears as though a veteran fighter is going to step up and fill in the void if Gustafsson’s scheduled fight against Gegard Mousasi can’t go on. Wanderlei Silva, who defeated Brian Stann…

March 4th, 2013
Adam Martin.

This past Saturday night in the main event of UFC on FUEL TV 8 from Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan, 36-year-old MMA legend Wanderlei Silva turned back the clock with a vintage performance in the same arena he became a star in as “The Axe Murderer” scored a vicious KO on “All-American” Brian Stann, cashing…

March 4th, 2013
MMA OddsBreaker

This article is courtesy of the newest addition to the MMA Oddsbreaker team, Brad Taschuk. He will primarily being doing editing for the site, but will be contributing the occasional piece as well. His work, when not on MMA Oddsbreaker, can be found at his own blog, tazmma. Here, he takes a look back at…

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
MMA OddsBreaker

UFC on FUEL TV 8: March 2, 2013 Saitama, Japan UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Brian Stann (-175) Profile: Brian Stann (12-5) is 6-4 in the UFC and coming off a unanimous decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC 152. He had previously scored an impressive first-round knockout of Alessio Sakara on April 14 at UFC on…