Casey Hodgin

Casey is a passionate MMA writer and journalism student at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

UFC 209 Betting Guide & Picks

UFC 209

The UFC heads back to Vegas on March 4 for UFC 209. The event features two anticipated title fights on top of a stacked card. Let’s take a look at these title fights, and break down how you may be able to win some money! Tyron Woodley (+105) vs Stephen Thompson II (-125) Pretty surprising lines for this welterweight title …

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Future Heavyweight Contenders: Derrick Lewis, Ngannou, and Others

Derrick Lewis

Derrick Lewis picked up the biggest win of his career on Sunday when he KO’d Travis Browne. At 32 years of age, he’s actually one of the younger ranked heavyweights. The big boys are in desperate need of talent; Lewis’s victory means he’s just a few fights removed from a potential title shot. Here is the short list of fighters …

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UFC 211 Fight Card Announcement: Two Title Fights!

UFC 211

MMA fans can now drown out the sorrows left by UFC 208 with some good news! The good news being a UFC 211 fight card update. Not only will the UFC heavyweight title be on the line, but the women’s strawweight title will be too! Let’s see what the Dallas, Texas card looks like right now, and what the rest of the …

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UFC Halifax Betting Guide: Lewis/Browne, Lombard/Hendricks

UFC Halifax

The UFC returns to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this Sunday. Headlining their Fight Night card is a heavyweight barnburner between ranked contenders Travis Browne and Derrick Lewis. The rest of the card features great match ups. Let’s take a look at the odds for the two main bouts for UFC Halifax. Derrick Lewis (-130) vs Travis Browne (+110) As the …

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UFC 208 Preview, Picks, and Analysis!

UFC 208

UFC 208 will be the first pay-per-view event of 2017. However, it doesn’t appear to be off to a good start. This card has received lots of criticism about the lack of a main event, especially for being a New York card. Nevertheless, UFC 208 still looks to be a card worth tuning in to! Here are some of the …

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Next for the Korean Zombie?

Korean Zombie

Welcome back, Korean Zombie! Chan Sung Jung, better known as “The Korean Zombie,” was successful in his return to MMA following a three-and-a-half-year layoff. He showed very little ring rust by dispatching #9 ranked featherweight Dennis Bermudez in the first round. Let’s talk about what we saw from Korean Zombie, and what his future at 145 lbs might look like. Rankings …

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Valentina Shevchenko, Jorge Masvidal’s Next Fight

Jorge Masvidal's next fight

In the main event of UFC on Fox 23, we saw Valentina Shevchenko become the next challenger to the women’s bantamweight title. In the co-main event, Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal put on a breakthrough performance. Let’s go over could be potential opponents for Valentina Shevchenko and Jorge Masvidal’s next fight, as well as some other fighters from this past weekend. Valentina Shevchenko’s Next …

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UFC on FOX 23: Cerrone vs Masvidal Preview

Cerrone vs Masvidal

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone vs Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal is a welterweight bout taking place this weekend in Denver. The UFC will be putting its big show live on FOX starting at 7pm ET. We already detailed the main event between Valentina Shevchenko and Julianna Pena, so now let’s look at the co-main event: Cerrone vs Masvidal Let’s start with the Cowboy …

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UFC on FOX 23: Shevchenko vs Pena Preview

Shevchenko vs Pena

UFC on FOX 23 takes place this Saturday in Denver, Colorado. You can catch the main card on FOX starting at 7pm ET. This event features some really intriguing fights, including a presumed title eliminator bout in the women’s bantamweight division. Let’s take a look at this bout – Shevchenko vs Pena: Valentina Shevchenko vs Julianna Pena This fight should determine the …

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Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi, Plus Other UFC 210 Bouts

Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi

A middleweight bout, Chris Weidman vs Gegard Mousasi, is scheduled for April 8th at UFC 210. This event is scheduled for Buffalo, New York. If everything holds up, this will be the fourth UFC appearance in The Big Apple since the legalization of MMA last year. There are potential rumors of main events, but the one big fight we know for …

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