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Care/Don’t Care | UFC Tampa Review & UFC Boston Preview | Joanna vs Waterson & Reyes vs Weidman

Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson, the indubitable John S. Nash and our lovely co-host, Stephie Haynes. The format of the show is to review the prior weeks picks & then to announce each fight on the upcoming card, commenting on which fights are hot and which fights are not, as well as introducing an off-topic discussion point or two.

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It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson of ozy.com and author of “Fight: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking but Were Afraid You’d Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking” and host of the newly released ‘Ozy Confidential Podcast’, the indubitable John S. Nash, our chief financials analyst and co-host of our ‘Show Money Podcast, along with our lovely co-host, Stephie Haynes, of Bloody Elbow’s The Level Change Podcast and The Mookie & Crookie Show.

The format of the show is to review the prior weeks picks & then to announce each fight on the upcoming card, commenting on which fights are hot and which fights are not, as well as introducing an off-topic discussion point or two. This week’s topics are as follows:

UFC TAMPA REVIEW - 1:10

Here’s a look at the fight card RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:

UFC on ESPN+ 19/ Fight Night 161 MAIN CARD | SAT. OCT. 12 - 8PM/5PM ETPT

  • 115 lbs - Joanna Jedrzejczyk (16-3) DEF. Michelle Waterson (17-7), DEC-Unanimous - 1:53
  • 145 lbs - Cub Swanson (26-11) DEF. Kron Gracie (5-1), DEC-Unanimous - 14:03
  • 170 lbs - Niko Price (14-3) DEF. James Vick (13-5), KO/TKO-Upkick at 1:44 of Rd 1 - 34:47
  • 115 lbs - Amanda Ribas (8-1) DEF. Mackenzie Dern (7-1), DEC-Unanimous - 24:27
  • 155 lbs - Matt Frevola (8-1) DEF. Luis Pena (7-2), DEC-Split - 32:12
  • 185 lbs - Eryk Anders (13-4) DEF. Gerald Meerschaert (30-12), DEC-Split - 34:12

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Cub Swanson vs. Kron Gracie
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Marlon Vera, Niko Price
ATTENDANCE: 10,597
GATE: $897,805

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT

  • 205 lbs - Ryan Spann (17-5) DEF. Devin Clark (10-4), SUB-Guillotine Choke at 2:01 of Rd 2, 7:01 Total
  • 155 lbs - Mike Davis (8-2) DEF. Thomas Gifford (17-9), KO/TKO-Right Cross at 4:45 of Rd 3, 14:45 Total - 29:32
  • 170 lbs - Alex Morono (17-5) DEF. Max Griffin (15-7), DEC-Unanimouos - 36:46
  • 125 lbs - Deiveson Figueiredo (17-1) DEF. Tim Elliott (15-9), SUB-Guillotine Choke at 3:08 of Rd 1 - 37:00
  • 135 lbs - Marlon Vera (16-5) DEF. Andre Ewell (15-6), KO/TKO-G & P at 3:17 of Rd 3, 13:17 Total - 37:34
  • 170 lbs - Miguel Baeza (8-0) DEF. Hector Aldana (4-3), KO/TKO-Leg Kick to G & P at 2:32 of Rd 2, 7:32 Total
  • 185 lbs - Marvin Vettori (14-3) DEF. Andrew Sanchez (11-5), DEC-Unanimous - 37:58
  • 125 lbs - JJ Aldrich (8-3) DEF. Lauren Mueller (5-3), DEC-Unanimous

UFC on ESPN 6 - Boston PREVIEW - 38:10

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio go about predicting UFC Tampa’s entire bout sheet, leading their way up to the Co-Main showcasing Cub Swanson vs Krone’s Gracie, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show with a Main Event featuring a Women’s Strawweight Bout between Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Michelle ‘The Karate Hottie’ Waterson. The event will be taking place this Saturday, October 12th, 2019, from the Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, USA.

ESPN 2 MAIN CARD | FRIDAY OCT. 18 9PM/6PM ETPT
205 lbs - Chris Weidman (14-4) vs. Dominick Reyes (11-0) - 57:53
145 lbs - Yair Rodriguez (12-2) vs. Jeremy Stephens (28-16) - 55:02
265 lbs - Greg Hardy (5-1) vs. Ben Sosoli (7-2) - 52:09
155 lbs - Joe Lauzon (27-15) vs. Jonathan Pearce (9-3) - 50:10
125lbs - Maycee Barber (7-0) vs. Gillian Robertson (7-3) - 49:07
185 lbs - Deron Winn (6-0) vs. Darren Stewart (10-4) - 48:25

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 6PM/3PM ETPT
145 lbs - Manny Bermudez (14-1) vs. Charles Rosa (11-3) - 46:55
125 lbs - Molly McCann (9-2) vs. Diana Belbiţă (13-4) - 45:09
145 lbs - Kyle Bochniak (8-4) vs. Sean Woodson (6-0) - 40:31
135 lbs - Randy Costa (4-1) vs. Boston Salmon (6-2) - 44:11
170 lbs - Sean Brady (10-0) vs. Court McGee (19-8) - 39:50
185 lbs - Kevin Holland (16-4) vs. Brendan Allen (12-3) - 39:18
265 lbs - Daniel Spitz (6-2) vs. Tanner Boser (16-5) - 39:03


Off Topic:

  • What will Joaquin Phoenix’s legacy be?

Be sure to follow Eugene on twitter @EugeneSRobinson and on The Show Stomper!, John at @heynottheface and on The Show Money Podcast, and of course Stephie can also be followed @CrooklynMMA, and twice a week on @MookieNCrookie, AND @LevelChangePod.

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