Welcome to the latest edition of Rear-Naked Choke Radio. On this episode, Nick Kalikas (@FightOdds) from MMAOddsbreaker.com and Marc-Andre Drolet (@madaboutmma) join Jason Kelly (@JayKellyMMA) and Joe Rizzo (@rearnakedchoke) to talk about UFC 183 and the drama surrounding it.
Kalikas is the man in the know when in comes to combat sports betting. With 10 years in the betting game, Kalikas has a wealth of knowledge on the science of making the betting lines. Kalikas broke down Glory 19 and the odds MMAOddsbreaker.com has posted, as well as explained the intricacies of developing an MMA betting line. The man behind the odds also touched on how CM Punk can easily be a favorite on the lines heading into his UFC debut.
Drolet is a Senior Agent with Premium MMA Management, but has extensive hands-on experience in almost all facets of MMA. From media to PR, manager to referee, fighter to promoter, Drolet has witnessed the sport grow since inception. His path has crossed athletic commissions many of times, so who better than to join us and discuss the failed drug tests of UFC 183 headliners Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz, as well as the handling of the situation by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.