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UFC on ESPN 1 ‘Velasquez vs Ngannou’ - Care/Don’t Care Preview

Sorry cry babies! Eugene S. Robinson and John S. Nash, along with moderator Stephie Haynes are back with an all new edition of the infamous & patented Care/Don’t Care Preview for Velasquez vs Ngannou next Sunday, Feb. 17th.

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It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Preview with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson of 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, and co-host John S. Nash is back, the financials analyst of our Show Money Podcast, aka: the man who knows everything there is to know about the history of MMA. Eugene and John are joined by their lovely moderator, Stephie Haynes of Bloody Elbow’s Level Change Podcast and the Mookie & Crookie Show.

The format of the show is to announce each fight as they go, commenting whether or not they care about it at all, as well as introducing an off-topic discussion point or two. This week’s topics are as follows:

  • UFC 234 review - 00:55
  • Should this have remained a PPV after Whittaker vs Gastelum was cancelled? - 11:41
  • Preview of UFC on ESPN 1 - 18:21 *fight card timestamps below
  • Sneak Peek about the next OZY CONFIDENTIAL - 38:57

Here’s a look at the upcoming Sunday, February 17th, UFC on ESPN 1: ‘Velasquez vs N’Gannou’ card from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, as it stands right now, via

Cain Velasquez vs Francis Ngannou - 32:40
James Vick vs Paul Felder - 31:09
Cynthia Calvillo vs Cortney Casey - 29:09
Alex Caceres vs Kron Gracie - 26:08
Bryan Barberena vs Vicente Luque - 24:52
Andre Fili vs Myles Jury - 23:31

Jimmie Rivera vs Aljamain Sterling - 21:11
Manny Bermudez vs Benito Lopez - 20:56
Andrea Lee vs Ashlee Evans-Smith -
Scott Holzman vs Nik Lentz - 20:14

Jessica Penne vs Jodie Esquivel - 20:04
Luke Sanders vs Renan Barão - 19:11
Aleksandra Albu vs Emily Whitmire - 18:21

As always, if you enjoyed our show, give us a “REC” here on Bloody Elbow, or give us a “like” and a share over on one of our other BE Presents Channels: SoundCloud, YouTube, iTunes, Stitcher, Spotify, Google Play, blubrry, TuneIn, OverCast, or Player FM – whichever one happens to be your listening platform of choice. While you’re there, don’t forget to subscribe to Bloody Elbow Presents; that way you’ll always be the first to get all of BE’s daily MMA offerings. For previous episodes of the show, check out our playlists on all of our BE Presents channels.

Be sure to follow Eugene on twitter @EugeneSrobinson, follow Eugene, John and Stephie at the MMA Puncholes page on fb, John at @heynottheface, and Stephie can be followed @CrooklynMMA, @MookieNCrookie, AND @LevelChangePod.

*Intro/Outro music has been provided by OxBow, starring Eugene S. Robinson.

The MMA Puncholes, Nate Wilcox, Alexei Auld, Eugene Robinson, John Nash, Stephie Haynes
The MMA Puncholes, Nate Wilcox, Alexei Auld, Eugene Robinson, John Nash, Stephie Haynes
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