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UFC 245 Review & UFC Busan Preview - Care/Don’t Care Podcast

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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.

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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 ‘Ozy Confidential Podcast’, the indubitable John S. Nash, our chief financials columnist 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 when there’s time. This week’s topics are as follows:

UFC 245 REVIEW - 1:08

Here’s a look at the UFC 245 RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:

UFC 245 MAIN CARD | SATURDAY DEC. 14 - 10PM/7PM ETPT

  • 2:30 - 170 lbs - Kamaru Usman (16-1) DEF. Colby Covington (15-2) - KO/TKO - Punches at 4:10 of Rd 5, Total 24:10
  • 12:00 - 145 lbs - Alexander Volkanovski (21-1) DEF. Max Holloway (21-5) - DEC - Unanimous
  • 17:05 - 135 lbs - Amanda Nunes (19-4) DEF. Germaine de Randamie (9-4) - DEC - Unanimous
  • 23:50 - 135 lbs - Marlon Moraes (23-6) DEF. Jose Aldo (28-6) - DEC - SPLIT
  • 27:52 - 135 lbs - Petr Yan (14-1) DEF. Urijah Faber (35-11) - KO/TKO - Head Kick at 0:43 of Rd 3, Total 10:43

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Kamaru Usman vs. Colby Covington
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Petr Yan, Irene Aldana
ATTENDANCE: 16,811
GATE: $4,041,119 Million

ESPN2 PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
31:45 - 170 lbs - Geoff Neal (13-2) DEF. Mike Perry (13-6) - KO/TKO - Head Kick & Punches at 1:30 of Rd 1
36:38 - 135 lbs - Irene Aldana (12-5) DEF. Ketlen Vieira (10-1) - KO/TKO - Left Hook at 4:51 of Rd 1
39:28 - 185 lbs - Omari Akhmedov (20-4) DEF. Ian Heinisch (13-3) - DEC - Unanimous
44:00 - 170 lbs - Matt Brown (22-16) DEF. Ben Saunders (22-13) - KO/TKO - G & P at 4:55 of Rd 2, Total 9:55

FIGHTPASS/ESPN+ EARLY PRELIMS | 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT
145 lbs - Chase Hooper (9-0) DEF. Daniel Teymur (7-4) - KO/TKO - G & P at 4:34 of Rd 1
40:49 - 125 lbs - Brandon Moreno (16-5) DEF. Kai Kara-France (20-8) - DEC - Unanimous
42:23 - 125 lbs - Jessica Eye (16-5) DEF. Viviane Araujo (8-2), DEC - Unanimous
185 lbs - Punahele Soriano (7-0) DEF. Oskar Piechota (11-3), KO/TKO - Left Hook at 3:17 of Rd 1


UFC Fight Night Busan/UFC on ESPN+ 23 PREVIEW - 48:25

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio go about predicting UFC Busan’s entire bout sheet, leading their way up to the Co-Main Event showcasing Light Heavyweights Volkan Oezdemir vs Aleksander Rakić, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show with a Main Event featuring a Featherweight Bout between Chan Sung Yung ‘The Korean Zombie’ and Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar. The event will be taking place this Saturday, December 21st, 2019, from the Sajik Arena in Busan, South Korea.

UFC BUSAN MAIN CARD | SATURDAY DEC. 21 - 5AM/2AM ETPT
145 lbs - Chan Sung Yung (15-5) vs. Frankie Edgar (23-7) - 57:12
205 lbs - Volkan Oezdemir (16-4) vs. Aleksandar Rakić (12-1) - 55:47
145 lbs - Doo Ho Choi (14-3) vs. Charles Jourdain (9-2) - 54:58
205 lbs -Da Un Jung (12-2) vs. Mike Rodriguez (10-4) - 53:26
185 lbs - Jun Yong Park (10-4) vs. Marc-André Barriault (11-3) -53:13

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 2AM/11PM ETPT
135 lbs - Kyung Ho Kang (16-8) vs. Pingyuan Liu (15-5) - 52:42
265 lbs - Ciryl Gane (5-0) vs. Tanner Boser (17-5) - 51:52
145 lbs - Suman Nokhtarian (8-1) vs. Seung Woo Choi (7-3) - 51:39
155 lbs - Omar Morales (8-0) vs. Dong Hyun Ma (16-10-3) - 51:24
125 lbs - Alexandre Pantoja (21-4) vs. Matt Schnell (14-4) - 50:12
135 lbs - Said Nurmagomedov (13-1) vs. Rani Barcelos (14-1) - 49:58
125 lbs - Amanda Lemos (6-1) vs. Miranda Granger (7-0) - 49:40
135 lbs - Heili Alateng (13-7) vs. Ryan Benoit (10-5) - 49:25


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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