UFC 204: Early Preview of Bisping-Henderson 2

  The onset of the Michael Bisping title era surprised plenty, including us, when Bisping knocked out former champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 as a longshot underdog. Bisping’s first title defense, however, will see him as a betting favorite, currently running -230 over challenger Dan Henderson at +190 according to 5Dimes.com. It’s very rare to see a 37-year old champion in today’s shark tank of MMA, and the selection of his opponent in the 46-year old Henderson has a lot to do with why Bisping is a betting favorite, despite the outcome of their first meeting. At UFC 100, Dan...

read more

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...

read more

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...

read more

UFC 197 Two-Title Preview

  If you’ve been sensing something strange on Saturday nights, it could be the absence of UFC fights that are taking a rare extended break. But let that be the calm before the storm. Heading into Q2 of 2016 we’ll see several blockbuster fight cards, and a variety of title fights flooding the MMA calendar. And well before we get to the UFC 200 milestone event, we first have UFC 197 looming on April 23rd offering not one, but two title fights. Capping the fight card will be the long-awaited return of Jon Jones. Jones never lost during his title reign, but now takes on short-notice...

read more

UFC 196 Link Round Up

  Conor McGregor and Holly Holm are fighting this week, so you know there will be massive coverage of UFC 196. Here is all of our content from this week in one place. First, we broke down the main event at the Washington Post and gave a preview of things to expect when Conor McGregor fights Nate Diaz. Then we took a detailed look at the betting angles for ESPN here. As always, MMA Oddsbreaker Premium subscribers get access to the Uber Tale of the Tape for this week’s matchups, and they also provided in depth analysis of each fight on the card. And for fun, below are a few fighter...

read more

Kountermove Fantasy MMA Preview for UFC’s Triple Fight Week

With over 60 fighters competing in the UFC this week on three separate nights of fights in Las Vegas, MMA fans have a lot to take in! We could imagine that it’s the longest undercard ever for the ultimate marquee matchup between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo in the final fight of UFC 194. But remember that it’s really three separate events with different objectives, and the first two fight cards are scheduled for a small venue at The Chelsea in the Cosmopolitan, requiring the use of the small UFC cage. Fantasy players have tons of fighters to choose from this weekend, so let’s consider...

read more