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First Strike brings you all of the MMA, UFC and boxing betting action for the weekend. Host Dave Ross is a fight enthusiast and betting analyst who brings his passion for the action to give you the betting edge. Each week Dave and the VSiN fight experts look at the biggest match-ups as well as the fights lower on the card to find betting opportunities.

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First Strike brings you all of the MMA, UFC and boxing betting action for the weekend. Host Dave Ross is a fight enthusiast and betting analyst who brings his passion for the action to give you the betting edge. Each week Dave and the VSiN fight experts look at the biggest match-ups as well as the fights lower on the card to find betting opportunities.

    UFC Fight Night: Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan | UFC Vegas 61 | First Strike

    UFC Fight Night: Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan | UFC Vegas 61 | First Strike

    On this weeks episode of First Strike, host Dave Ross breaks down the UFC Vegas 61 card. UFC Fight Night is headlined by strawweight contenders Mackenzie Dern and Xiaonan Yan in a five round main event. 

    Dave is joined by MMA handicappers Lou Finocchiaro and Jordan Sherwood as they find value across the board with their best bets. Reed Kuhn also joins to deliver his analytical view of the fights. 

    And producer Britton Hess is back at the desk delivering his betting perspective on this weekends fight card. 

     

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    • 44 min
    Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan | UFC Fight Night First Look | UFC Vegas 61 | First Strike

    Mackenzie Dern vs Xiaonan Yan | UFC Fight Night First Look | UFC Vegas 61 | First Strike

    We're baaaack!

    First Strike is back with a First Look at UFC Vegas 61! Headlined by rising star Mackenzie Dern against Xiaonan Yan in a strawweight battle.

    Host Dave Ross is joined as usual by Lou Finocchiaro to take an early look at the fight odds for UFC Fight Night. 
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    • 10 min
    UFC Fight Night: Cory Sandhagen vs Yadong Song | UFC Vegas 60 | First Strike

    UFC Fight Night: Cory Sandhagen vs Yadong Song | UFC Vegas 60 | First Strike

    It's Friday! Which means it's time to strike!

    This week, UFC Fight Night is the topic of conversation, headlined by a bantamweight five round fight between title contender Cory Sandhagen and rising star Yadong Song. 

    Hosted by Dave Ross, he is joined by MMA handicapper Lou Finocchiaro to break the fight card down. Along with Dan Vreeland, host of the Top Turtle MMA podcast. 

    Also Reed Kuhn shares his analytical perspective of the UFC Vegas 60 card and gives his best bets for the fight night. 

    And from behind the glass, First Strike producer Britton Hess joins the desk, delivering his plays for the weekend. 

     

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    • 44 min
    First Look | UFC Fight Night: Cory Sandhagen vs Yadong Song | UFC Vegas 60

    First Look | UFC Fight Night: Cory Sandhagen vs Yadong Song | UFC Vegas 60

    It's time for First Look!

    Host Dave Ross is joined this week by MMA handicapper Lou Finocchiaro as they break down UFC Fight Night: Sandhagen vs Song. UFC Vegas 60 features a bantamweight bout between former interim UFC Bantamweight Championship challenger and Song Yadong in a five round fight. 

    Stay tuned to catch a full card break down on Friday's episode of First Strike and get the full roster of best bets. 

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    • 9 min
    UFC 279: Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson | Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland | First Strike

    UFC 279: Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson | Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland | First Strike

    The show must go on and so must First Strike! UFC 279 card was not short of drama and chaos but Dave Ross is still here to deliver a knockout show. 

    Dave Ross is joined this week by MMA handicappers Lou Finocchiaro and Jordan Sherwood as they put together their best bets for the card. And the analytical mind of Reed Kuhn visits us IN STUDIO this week to break down the fights from every angle regardless of the card shuffle.  

    UFC 279 is now be featuring Nate Diaz vs Tony Ferguson, Khamzat Chimaev vs Kevin Holland, and Li Jingliang vs Daniel Rodriguez. 

    Get our best plays for the card before tomorrow nights fights!

     

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    • 44 min
    First Look | UFC 279: Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz | First Strike | September 6th, 2022

    First Look | UFC 279: Khamzat Chimaev vs Nate Diaz | First Strike | September 6th, 2022

    This week on First Strike First Look, Dave Ross is joined by Lou Finocchiaro as they take on the UFC 279 fight card. Headlined by a welterweight war between rising title contender Khamzat Chimaev against the Pride of Stockton, Nate Diaz. 

    Dave and Lou find early angles to look at on the UFC 279 fight card for the betting slips this weekend! 

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    • 15 min

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I’ve been listening to Dave Ross “First Strike” podcast since Before UFC 272. I’ve made more money betting UFC listening to this podcast than any others. Information is key when you get and there information on this podcast is priceless. Thank you Dave for the free money slo g with Lou, Nick, and Jordan for the inputs. Awesomeness

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