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Brian Mendez - In this week’s UFC recap we discuss who opened as a considerable betting favorite between upcoming TUF coaches Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson? Also, find out why UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson opened so astonishingly high over Nate Diaz at the sportsbooks.
 
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Brian Mendez - Jon Jones and Dan Henderson will not be the only big names to grace the Main Card of UFC 151. Let's break down the rest of the main card and decide where the best betting value lies. Let's try to keep our recent run of winning UFC picks on a roll.
 
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Brian Mendez - The UFC lightweight championship ended in another controversial split decision in favor of reigning champion Ben Henderson. Henderson now prepares for Nate Diaz as Frankie Edgar finally considers a drop down to featherweight.
 
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Brian Mendez - UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones prepares to defend his belt as a -600 favorite against the aging Dan Henderson. How will the champion respond to arguably his easiest title defense to date, and is he possibly looking past the dangerous right hand of his opponent?
 
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Brian Mendez - Lyoto Machida clearly emerged as the biggest winner from this past Saturday's UFC on Fox 4 event. How will the former title holder adjust his gameplan now that he’s been awarded a second crack at light heavyweight champion Jon Jones?
 
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Brian Mendez - How will the short notice affect Melvin Guillard as he attempts to take on Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in his own backyard? And which featherweight prospect will establish a spot in the rankings when Max Holloway looks to snap the 4 fight unbeaten streak of TUF 13 contestant, Justin Lawrence.
 
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Brian Mendez - The UFC has compiled another scrappy undercard consisting of high paced finishers looking to secure an early knockout or submission. Follow along as we run down our final picks and potential upsets on the night.
 
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Brian Mendez - The UFC has planned their first event in China, with Rich Franklin and Cung Le expected to headline a card in November. Which middleweight will be able to maintain his dwindling relevance as the two fighters approach the final stage of their storied careers?
 
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Brian Mendez - The UFC’s 155 pound champion prepares for his first title defense against the very opponent he won the title from just 5 months prior. Which fighter’s skill-set will prove more adaptable in the upcoming rematch between lightweight champion Ben Henderson and former title holder, Frankie Edgar?
 
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UFC 150 returns to the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado with the lightweight championship on the line when Frankie Edgar and Ben Henderson meet in a rematch to their February fight at UFC 143. Which fighter should UFC bettors back?

 
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Brian Mendez - UFC 149 presents a stacked prelim card consisting of several UFC newcomers making their promotional debuts. Find out where we’re looking to target our plays  and which fighters represent potential underdog value.
 
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UFC 149: Main Card Wrap-Up

07/16/2012 4:45 PM
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A potential title shot at Anderson Silva heavily relies on Hector Lombard’s performance against undefeated middleweight Tim Boetsch. Can the former Bellator champion solidify his spot in the ranking with a knockout on Saturday night?


 
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Brian Mendez - UFC 152 is rapidly coming together as the card will now feature a flyweight championship fight between Joseph Benavidez vs. Demetrious Johnson and a middleweight contender scrap between Brian Stann and Michael Bisping.
 
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Brian Mendez - In boxing’s most intense heavyweight rivalry of the year, David Haye and Dereck Chisora finally get the opportunity to settle their feud this Saturday in London, England. How are the betting odds setting up for this bout, and what are our predictions?
 
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Brian Mendez - Tim Kennedy finds himself in another uphill battle as he enters this weekend’s title fight as a +250 underdog against Strikeforce middleweight champ Luke Rockhold. Find out where we are placing our MMA picks in this weekend's bout.
 
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Brian Mendez - Who will prevail at UFC 149’s bantamweight showdown between Urijah Faber and Renan Pegado? Is Barao’s more fluid attack from range gonna be the deciding factor, or will Faber’s superior cardio and ability to time his counter right hand steal the show?
 
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Brian Mendez - This week the UFC managed to sign two high profile prospects, Gunnar Nelson and Tom Watson, who will be making their debuts at UFC on Fuel TV 5 in Nottingham, England. Also, find out how Nate Marquardt’s weight-cut this Friday has massive implications on which way his line moves against Tyron Woodley.
 
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Brian Mendez - Anderson Silva anxiously awaits his next challenger after disposing of former number one contender Chael Sonnen. Is Michael Bisping being primed for the next title shot, or will Hector Lombard be fast tracked to the top with a victory over Tim Boetsch at UFC 149.
 
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Brian Mendez - Bettors from around the sport continue to drive up the price on Anderson Silva finishing Chael Sonnen in the rematch. Find out which plays round off our best value bets for the entire UFC 148 card, and how are we expecting the odds to move.
 
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Brian Mendez - Jamie Varner has been given his second test in the UFC as he prepares to fill in for an injured Terry Etim and take on Joe Lauzon at UFC on FOX 4. In the UFC’s first ever Flyweight Championship, Joseph Benavidez opens at -280 over Mighty Mouse.
 
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Brian Mendez - UFC 148 brings us a main-card consisting of 4 featherweights all vying for top 5 spot in the rankings. How will Chad Mendes rebound from his first official loss at the hands of featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and who comes out ahead in one of the more evenly matched fights on the card between Mike Easton and Ivan Menjivar.
 
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UFC Betting News this Week

06/25/2012 10:17 AM
Brian Mendez - There are updated bookings for the UFC 150 fight card, hosted in Dener, Colorado as well as aftermath details of the Rich Franklin victory down in Brazil at UFC 147.
 
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Brian Mendez - An injury sustained by featherweight champion Jose Aldo allows an interim bantamweight title bout between Urijah Faber and Renan Barao to now headline UFC 149.
 
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Brian Mendez - Two of the UFC’s pound for pound grapplers will square off when Demian Maia makes his welterweight debut against the Korean, Dong Hyun Kim. And in middleweight clash, Hollywood’s finest, Cung Le, returns to action against one of the hardest punchers in the division.
 
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Brian Mendez - The fight card for UFC 147 as seem more changes than Joan Rivers' face has. Here is a final look at the card as it stands now, along with some of our predictions and picks of who will come out on top.
 
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Brian Mendez - With two of the UFC’s top Lightweights set to square off, find out if Gray Maynard’s crisper boxing and clear strength advantages are enough to validate his -325 pricetag over the high octane attack of Clay Guida.
 
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Brian Mendez - In a rare occurrence for the UFC, we have back to back events this week as UFC 147 directly follows Friday’s UFC on FX 4 event. And in our latest betting odds segment, find out what price Rory Macdonald opened at over "The Prodigy."
 
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Brian Mendez - The injuries continue to pile on for the UFC as Jose Aldo and Brian Stann were removed from their upcoming matches against Koch and Hector Lombard. Also, find out who B.J. Penn will now face at UFC 152 after returning from his brief retirement.
 
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Brian Mendez - Will Manny Pacquiao coming in at the heaviest weight of his welterweight career affect his performance tonight? And has he now opened the one door that Bradley can potentially exploit if this becomes a grueling 12 round affair?
 
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Brian Mendez - The UFC has asked Rich Franklin to take on Wanderlei Silva on just 4 weeks notice at UFC 147 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Who’s made the necessary alterations to their gameplan since their original encounter in 2009, and what’s the best line to target your play towards?
 
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Manny Pacquiao enters his upcoming WBO welterweight title defense against undefeated Timothy Bradley as -450 betting favorite. Find out which way the line’s been trending and where to spot early prop value.

 
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Brian Mendez - On less than 4 weeks notice, Rich Franklin slides into the co-main event slot at UFC 147 against Wanderlei Silva. Find out what the line opened at and who’s favored for the rematch. Plus, info on Garcia vs. Grice and Jorgensen vs. Wineland.
 
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Brian Mendez - Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall will look to put the controversy of their first meeting behind them as they enter a rematch to decide which flyweight will challenge Joseph Benavidez to become the UFC’s first ever Flyweight Champion.
 
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Brian Mendez - Jake Ellenberger and Martin Kampmann put everything on the line this Friday as both men will be gunning for the number one contender spot in the UFC’s welterweight division. Also find out who we like for the TUF finale.
 
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Brian Mendez - A devastating blow was dealt to the main event at UFC 147 when Vitor Belfort suffered a broken hand over the weekend. With less than 1 month from the scheduled card, who will the UFC call on as a late replacement for Wanderlei Silva?
 
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Brian Mendez - All week Heavyweight Champion Junior dos Santos had been actively vociferous that he would knock Frank Mir out in the second round. Find out why and how that prediction came to fruition, and who’s next for the champ.
 
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Brian Mendez - After 14 years since their first encounter, what can Wanderlei Silva do to prevent being repeatedly knockout against Vitor Belfort in the rematch? And in the Co-Main Event, find out who’s coming in at nearly -500 between Fabricio Werdum and the recently unbeaten Mike Russow.
 
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This Saturday Junior Dos Santos will enter his first title defense as a 5:1 betting favorite against Frank Mir. Tune in to find out exactly why we think that’s an optimal price for anchoring several of our key parlay on the night.

 
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Brian Mendez - The undercard to UFC 146 presents a unique challenge in the way of spotting betting value. Find out where potential value can be found on the card, and where to track down the best prices on you wagers.
 
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Brian Mendez - The UFC had a tremendously eventful week as UFC on FUEL TV 4 was officially given a home in San Jose, California. Also, the much anticipated announcement of Urijah Faber’s next opponent was finally revealed on the latest installment of The Ultimate Fighter.
 
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Brian Mendez - With two titles on the line, and perhaps the most anticipated rematch of the decade, UFC 148 promises to exceed yearly PPV Sales as Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen duke it out one last time.
 
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Brian Mendez - What country will the U.K face off with in the upcoming season of “The Ultimate fighter” reality show ? And for our weekly review of the freshet UFC odds to hit the sportsbooks, find out what Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo opened at against Erik Koch.
 
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Brian Mendez - After a greuling tournament style event, the Strikeforce Heavyweight Tournament has been narrowed down to two final contenders. As the MMA odds favorite, Josh Barnett will look to claim the title over his competitor Daniel Cormier.
 
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Brian Mendez - For the first time in UFC history, we have a main card exclusively stacked with Heavyweight action. While Velazquez and Silva battle for title contention, find out what the rest of UFC 146’s heavyweights are striving for.
 
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Brian Mendez - UFC 146 continues to be plagued by injuries. Find out who replaces Gabe Gonzaga and Evan Dunham as we look into the remaining finalized match-ups, as well as some of the other big news coming out of the otcagon this week.
 
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Brian Mendez - At 35 years old, Mayweather detractors will tell you his last two outings against Mosley and Ortiz were proof of an overall decline in both reflexive speed and mobility. Let's take a look at his upcoming fight against Miguel Cotto and see where the wise play is.
 
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Brian Mendez - Two of the UFC's most dynamic featherweights square off when Dustin Poirier puts his 5 fight win streak on the line against the Korean Zombie. With the next shot at Jose Aldo looming over both men's performance, who comes out ahead on May 15th?
 
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Brian Mendez - In this week's installment, let's take a look at the suspensions and controversy surrounding Alistair Overeem and Nick Diaz. We will also take a look at a few UFC betting lines that have just been released and decide if bettors can find value.
 
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Brian Mendez - The month of May has traditionally developed into the return of Boxing’s pound for pound number 1 fighter.
 
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Brian Mendez - After weeks of preparing to face a former K-1 striking champion, how does Junior Dos Santos respond to now facing one of the division’s top grapplers in Frank Mir. Let's go over the current odds on offer and decide where we would like to place our UFC picks.
 
 
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