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UFC 283: Glover Teixeira vs Jamahal Hill | FULL CARD | PICKS | PREDICTIONS | BREAKDOWNS | BET$

Jan. 19, 2023

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UFC Bets | Breakdowns: Nassourdine Imavov vs Kelvin Gastelum (Now Strickland) FULL CARD

Jan. 10, 2023

After a long four weeks off, we're back! We breakdown the entire first UFC card of the year. But unfortunately Imavov and Kelvin has been canceled, and Sean Strickland now faces Nassourdine Imavov. We allude to this on the p…

UFC Fight Night: Jared Cannonier vs Sean Strickland | Full Card Breakdown and Bets

Dec. 15, 2022

The last UFC of 2022 is upon us, and Santino and Brandan break down every fight on the card and give your thoughts on the winner, and what bets to make. Have a listen. Please share and like if you're enjoying! Get access to …


Dec. 1, 2022

Santino records in Orlando this week, where he has three fighters on the card, which is why his audio may seem off a bit. Get access to all of our weekly picks for every UFC and most regional shows and get access to our DISC…

UFC Bets and Breakdowns: Derrick Lewis vs Serghei Spivac | Full Card

Nov. 17, 2022

Santino goes solo with this week's breakdown of the fights as Brandan is already in Las Vegas with his teammates, Vanessa Demopolous and Kevin Natividad, both whom fight on this week's UFC card. Have a listen to his monotono…

UFC Vegas: Lemos vs.Rodriguez | FULL CARD | Predictions | Breakdowns | Bets

Nov. 2, 2022

After a week off, we're back breaking down fights. We talk last week's UFC, where our very own, Christian Rodriguez, took home the W and a $50k bonus, bad judging and possibly a fix with the bookies, and the Jake Paul vs And…

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About the Hosts

Santino DeFranco


Santino DeFranco is World Champ MMA coach, and has trained Henry Cejudo, Korean Zombie, Deiveson Figueiredo, Tracy Cortez, Eryk Anders and many, many more. He is also a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Black Belt and a former professional fighter as well. Santino specializes in watching film with his fighters, so having him analyze film and breakdown fights, just makes sense!

Outside of the MMA world, Santino is a businessman (owns a gas station in Phoenix) and an entrepreneur/investor. He is also an author of a memoir, and was a former college English instructor. He has a wife and two kids

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Brandan Olivas


"Millionaire" Brandan started training Brazilian Jiu JItsu when he was 15 years old and has won numerous national and world competitions. He is an amateur fighter and co-host of MMA Breakdowns and Bets. He's a betting shark--and regularly has his ear to the rumors when it comes to the right money lines and where to place bets.

He recently won over $1.2 million on BKFC, and his total winnings for 2022 were over $1.5 Million!