UFC 200 Full Link Roundup!

  UFC 200 !! Well, it’s been a busy week. To say the least. Two fight cards have already happened this week, but most of our attention is on the huge milestone UFC 200 event this Saturday. We can’t event think about UFC South Dakota next Wednesday (you knew about that, right?). Here’s all the trouble we got into regarding UFC 200 and the matchups involved.   At ESPN, we were interested in some crazy things like: The Best UFC Career Betting Investments The Biggest UFC Title Fight Upsets of All Time How to Bet UFC 200 The first ever episode of ESPN’s 5 Rounds...

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UFC 199 Link Round Up

  It’s weigh-in day for UFC 199 in Los Angeles, and thanks to two title fights between bitter rivals, there’s plenty of press coverage for the event. Here in Silicon Valley, we’re eager to see our local UFC Middleweight Champion keep that belt when he faces off against veteran hustler Michael Bisping. We’re also very excited for the grudge match between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. There are a lot of reasons to watch the fight card this weekend, and so we’ve organized all analysis related to UFC 199 here in one place. Take a look, follow along on Twitter...

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Ronda Rousey Poised for the Record Books at UFC 190

  There are plenty of records that Ronda Rousey has already broken, and many more likely to come. But the one that has been top of mind for many fans who like to bet on fights is that she could become the biggest betting favorite in UFC history when she faces off against Beth Correia in Brazil this weekend. Rousey’s betting line is running -1700 during fight week. The line could tighten up after weigh ins, but then most betting analysts are still siding with Rousey despite the steep odds, as well as predicting a quick finish. It’s hard to disagree with that sentiment. Rousey has...

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TUF21 Finale Analysis – Jorge Masvidal vs Cezar Ferreira

  TUF 21 Finale July 12th, 2015 Welterweight Matchup: Jorge Masvidal vs Cezar Ferreira   On Sunday many in Vegas will still be recovering from the aftermath of UFC 189, with potentially two new champions to toast at numerous after parties until the wee hours of the morning. And yet there are still more fights to watch in Vegas this weekend at The Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale. Among them is a strange matchup between a Lightweight going up a division, and a Middleweight who dropped down. The No. 14 ranked Lightweight Jorge Masvidal will take on unranked, former TUF Brazil...

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UFC 189 Matchup Analysis: Matt Brown vs Tim Means

  UFC 189 July 11th, 2015 Welterweight Matchup: Matt Brown vs Tim Means By @fightnomics How stacked does a fight card have to be to see Matt Brown fighting on the prelims? The UFC pulled out the stops for UFC 189, and unassuming fans that might be watching the prelim fights at a bar will certainly benefit from seeing the final fight before the pay-per-view. The 5th ranked Welterweight Brown is the favorite, currently priced at -185 over the unranked Means, the underdog at +160. It’s a fairly close line considering the rankings, perhaps because of the opposite trajectories of the two...

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FN65 Matchup Analysis: Miocic-Hunt

  UFC Fight Night 65 May 10th, 2015 Heavyweight Matchup: Mark Hunt vs Stipe Miocic In the UFC’s first trip to Australia’s best wine region, Heavyweights are taking over the main event as each competitor hopes to rebound from a loss to stay within striking distance of a title shot. Stipe Miocic recently fell short in a five-round Fight of the Night performance against former champion Junior dos Santos that still earned Miocic plenty of respect even in defeat. In fact, Miocic became just the second man behind current champion Cain Velasquez to ever survive a full five rounds in the...

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