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.

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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.

As always, feel free to comment below or send feedback about the show to @RNCRadio or @CombatPress on Twitter.

About The Author

Jason Kelly
Radio Host

Jason Kelly has been a lifelong fan of martial arts and was instantly hooked on MMA after watching the pay-per-view broadcast of UFC 1 at 12 years old. The Canadian dabbled in martial arts and MMA over the years, but the sport he excelled at was basketball. Jason’s introduction to MMA media started at MMA Religion, which led to his position as a feature writer on MMA DieHards. Jason eventually became the Feature Content Manager at MMA DieHards. His duties at MMA DieHards led to hosting MMA DieHards Radio and MMA Cypher Radio with Corey Charron, before going on to join Joe Rizzo’s longtime-running show, Rear Naked Choke Radio. Following a short hiatus from covering the sport he loves, Jason joined the staff at Combat Press. Aside from his interest in MMA, Jason has a passion for hip hop, especially battle rap. He considers himself a hip hop connoisseur and is always up for a conversation on the subject.

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