Yancy Medeiros

December 21st, 2018
Adam Martin.

Both the UFC and ONE Championship have announced some notable upcoming fights for cards in 2019, and I’ll give my thoughts on them in today’s MMA odds and ends. Gregor Gillespie vs. Yandy Medeiros, UFC on ESPN+ 1 A lightweight matchup between Gregor Gillespie and Yancy Medeiros is set for UFC on ESPN+ 1, which…

March 30th, 2017
James Lynch

Fabricio Werdum vs. Alistair Overeem trilogy fight slated for UFC 213 on July 8th  FloCombat broke the news Wednesday that a trilogy matchup between former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and Alistair Overeem is in the works for UFC 213 on July 8th in Las Vegas. Werdum (21-6-1) defeated Overeem at Pride Total Elimination Absolute in May 2006 by…

September 13th, 2016
Gabe Killian

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) went to Cleveland, OH for the first time in promotional history with UFC 203: Miocic vs Overeem. The solid night of action saw 60 percent of bouts end inside the distance, culminating with the hometown favorite Miocic keeping his belt in Cleveland with a victory. After the event concluded, the…

September 1st, 2016
James Lynch

Matchmaker Joe Silva leaving the UFC As first reported by MMA Insider Dizz on Twitter and later confirmed by MMAJunkie, longtime UFC matchmaker Joe Silva will be leaving the Las Vegas based promotion potentially at the end of the year. This comes off the UFC being bought by talent agency WME-IMG. The UFC has not made an official announcement on…

May 14th, 2016
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 198 lightweight Patrick Cummins as he prepares for his preliminary card match-up tonight (Saturday, May 14, 2016) against Francisco Trinaldo at Arena da Baixada in Curitiba, Brazil. The Hawaii native has done some serious homework on his Brazilian opponent heading into this bout and he feels there are some tendencies he…

December 10th, 2015
Gabe Killian

UFC 194 Date: December 12, 2015 Arena: MGM Grand Garden Arena City: Las Vegas, NV Lightweight title bout: John Makdessi (-160) vs Yancy Medeiros (+140) Fight Breakdown: The Fight Pass preliminary card for UFC 194: Aldo vs McGregor will be featuring a lightweight contest between Lebanese-Canadian John “The Bull” Makdessi and the Hawaiian, Yancy Medeiros….

September 5th, 2015
James Lynch

All welterweight Zane Kamaka wanted was an opportunity and on September 19th he’ll finally get one. The scrappy Hawaiian makes his promotional debut at Titan FC 35 against undefeated prospect Belal Muhammad. The pair represent a class of prospects that Titan FC has been accumulating since president Jeff Aronson took over the promotion in 2013. Kamaka…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

These were the three biggest surprises and the three biggest disappointments from UFC Fight Night 68. Surprises Dan Henderson – After losing five of his last six fights and getting knocked out in a minute by Gegard Mousasi, I really thought Dan Henderon was done, but he showed with a blistering first-round KO over Tim…

June 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

UFC Fight Night 68 was, quite simply, one of the best UFC events I have ever watched. It totally blew away my expectations, and at the end of it I felt good to a fan of MMA again. Let’s start with the preliminary card. The opening fight of the Fight Pass prelims was surprising, as…

June 7th, 2015
Adam Martin.

This is a sample of some of the UFC Fight Night 68 prop bets that cashed big for bettors. To bet on props like these in the future, go to the ‘Props’ section under ‘Fighting’ at 5Dimes Sportsbook. Ben Rothwell wins by submission (+1000)/Rothwell wins in round 1 (+450) In the co-main event, Ben Rothwell picked…

June 4th, 2015
Adam Martin.

One of the main card bouts at UFC Fight Night 68 is a three-round featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier and Yancy Medeiros. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Poirier is a -185 favorite (bet $185 to win $100) while Medeiros is a +160 underdog (bet $100 to win $160). MMA oddsmaker Nick…

April 8th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A trio of new UFC bouts were recently announced, and for today’s MMA Odds and Ends I’ll give my quick thoughts on each. Mirsad Bektic vs. Renato Carneiro, UFC Fight Night 67 A featherweight bout between prospects Mirsad Bektic and Renato Carneiro will go down at UFC Fight Night 67, which takes place May 30…

January 14th, 2015
Adam Martin.

A number of new UFC bouts were announced in the last 24 hours, and for today’s Odds and Ends I’ll give my thoughts on these new matches. Yancy Medeiros vs. Tony Ferguson, UFC 184 A lightweight bout between rising contenders Yancy Medeiros and Tony Ferguson has been added to UFC 184, which takes place February…

December 11th, 2014
Gabe Killian

TUF 20 Finale Date: December 12, 2014 Arena: The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort City: Las Vegas, NV The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 Finale will be live from Las Vegas this Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) with 11 scheduled bouts, and the action will be live on FOX Sports 1, time yet to be determined….

December 11th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMAOddsBreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with The Ultimate Fighter 20 lightweight Yancy Medeiros as he prepares for his upcoming main card bout against Joe Proctor this Friday night (Dec. 12, 2014) at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Hawaiian makes his training camp home in the 209 with the Diaz brothers, and…

September 1st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 was live from the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento, CA this past weekend (August 30, 2014) with an eight-fight card, including a five-fight main card on Pay Per View that resulted in four finishes. After much trouble and bad luck, the final result was one to be satisfied with, as every fight on…

August 31st, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 177 was live on Pay Per View last night (August 30, 2014) from Sacramento, CA. It was an eight-fight card that was filled with bad luck, but the event ultimately delivered a solid night of fights, including a fantastic five-fight PPV main card. After the event concluded, UFC awarded $50,000 to two fighters for…

August 29th, 2014
Adam Martin.

The opening main card bout at UFC 177 is a three-round lightweight bout between Damon Jackson and Yancy Medeiros. According to the current betting lines available at 5Dimes Sportsbook, Jackson is a -105 favorite (bet $105 to win $105) while Medeiros is also a -105 favorite (bet $105 to win $100) in a Pick ’em…

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…

April 26th, 2014
Brian Hemminger

UFC 172 is in the books, so how did Nick Kalikas’ Premium bets do? Premium went  0-2 to lose 7 units overall.  Full results below. Premium UFC 172: 0-2, –7 units Wins: none Losses: 3.5u: Yancy Medieros (+165), Parlay of Phil Davis with Jones/Texiera UNDER 3.5 rounds (+129) Free play: none Total on the night: -7 units…

April 26th, 2014
Frank Trigg

MMA Oddsbreaker’s Frank Trigg speaks with UFC 172 lightweight Jim Miller as he prepares for his preliminary card bout tonight (April 26, 2014) against Yancy Medeiros at the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland. The longtime UFC veteran is taking on a new challenge in Medeiros, who stepped in on short notice when his original opponent…

April 25th, 2014
Gabe Killian

UFC 172 Date: April 26, 2014 Arena: Baltimore Arena City: Baltimore, MD Apart from my main event play on light heavyweight title challenger Glover Texeira, these are my live dog plays for UFC 172… Lightweight bout: Charlie “The Spaniard” Brenneman (+245) vs Danny “Last Call” Castillo (-265) Gabe’s Prediction: I can’t believe how everybody is…

April 21st, 2014
Adam Martin.

Due to an injury to lightweight Bobby Green, this weekend’s UFC 172 card has been forced to undergo a last-minute shakeup. The promotion announced over the weekend that Green is out of his UFC 172 main card matchup against Jim Miller and in his place will be Yancy Medeiros, who will now take on Miller…

September 16th, 2013
Adam Martin.

A number of new matchups were announced this past weekend for upcoming UFC cards, and I’ll use today’s Odds and Ends to give my thoughts on all of them. Paulo Thiago vs. Brandon Thatch, UFC Fight Night 32 The first new matchup I want to highlight is a welterweight bout between Paulo Thiago and Brandon…