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UFC Fight Night: Mir vs Bigfoot - Care/Don't Care Preview

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Kid Nate & Eugene S. Robinson look ahead to Sunday night's UFC Fight Night from Brazil in the infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Preview. Plus! A bonus discussion of the UFC's newly announced drug testing policies.

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Another installment of the MMA Tete-A-Tete: Coarsening the Discourse has arrived. Eugene S. Robinson, author of Fight: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You'd Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking, is Kid Nate's counterpart for this edition.

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Just want to listen? Here's the audio link: Care/Don't Care Preview - UFC Fight Night: Bigfoot vs. Mir AUDIO ONLY

As always with the Care/Don't Care preview -- the caveat -- no disrespect is intended to the fighters. This isn't a commentary on the skill, heart or entertainment potential of any fighter, just a commentary on the UFC's marketing of said fighters and whether or not any anticipation has been built for the fight.

Today Kid Nate and Eugene discuss:

  • Lorenzo Fertitta and Dana White's press conference yesterday to announce the new UFC drug testing policy
  • Lots of extra stories but limited nazi mentions
  • Drug testing the MMA media
  • Santiago Ponzinibbio and why MMA media hates the poor guy
  • How TJ Waldburger became a care by getting KTFO'd
  • The mysterious badassery of Jéssica Andrade (mysterious because we couldn't remember her training camp)
  • We're pretty sure that Iuri Alcantara is the better Alcantara brother
  • Is this a come back or a last chance for Rustam Khabilov
  • Bendo's toothpick and why Eugene thinks it's stupid
  • Vigilant white neighbors
  • Is Edson Barboza someone fighters can get over on?
  • Michael Johnson, Don Johnson, Dakota Johnson and an unfortunate digression about 50 Shades of Gray
  • How done is Frank Mir and why is he still fighting?
  • Much much more

Enjoy!