Another of our infamous and patented Care/Don't Care Previews with me, Kid Nate and co-host extraordinaire 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 here.
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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:
- The painfully early start time of this event
- Cares are given then retracted for Ron Stallings amidst accusations of know-nothing-sim
- Blind love for (presumably) Dagestani fighters
- The fall of Gray Maynard....or is Michael Thomas Brown worse off?
- Dustin Poirier at light weight
- Eugene's big plans to exploit the homeless and make a fortune
- Clay Guida at the end of his rope?
- How to pronounce Peña.
- Technical difficulties
- "Game-bred" Jorge Masvidal, friend of Knuckle Up, against Al Iaquinta, Long Island's own
- Mendes vs Lamas in a truncated discussion
- More technical difficulties and some "who's logged out" fiascos
- Not much more!