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SBN MMA Post-Fight Show: UFC on ESPN 1 - N’Gannou vs Velasquez

On this episode of the show, Zane Simon and Eddie Mercado join Flyin’ Brian J to discuss the nights violence and nonsensical post-fight antics.

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Support the stream: The latest UFC Fight Night event, UFC on ESPN 1, aka UFC Phoenix, went down last night, Sunday, February 17th. The main event was a UFC Heavyweight bout between Francis ‘The Predator’ N’Gannou and Cain Velasquez, preceded by a co-main featuring James Vick vs Paul Felder. Also of note on this card were bouts between Strawweights Cynthia Calvillo and Cortney Casey, Alex Caceres vs Kron Gracie at Featherweight, Bantamweights Jimmie Rivera vs Aljamain Sterling and even Renan ‘The Baron’ Barão vs Luke Sanders down in the Prelims.

On this episode of the show, Zane Simon and Eddie Mercado join Flyin’ Brian J to discuss the nights violence and nonsensical post-fight antics. This post-fight show is aimed at recapping all of the action from this event with the live viewer serving as the co-host. We go over post-fight ratings, talk about technique, discuss WTF moments from the card, and give out pretend bonuses.

Check out our pre-fight interviews with Jimmie Rivera, Emily Whitmire and Cortney Casey here:

Here’s a look at the results from the Sunday, February 17th, UFC on ESPN 1: N’Gannou vs Velasquez card, from the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona, via

Francis N’Gannou def Cain Velasquez, KO/TKO-Punches, Rd 1 of 5
Paul Felder def James Vick, DEC-Unanimous, 3 Rds, 15:00 Total
Cynthia Calvillo def Cortney Casey, DEC-Unanimous, 3 Rds, 15:00 Total
Kron Gracie def Alex Caceres, SUB-Rear Naked Choke, 2:06 Rd 1 of 3
Vicente Luque def Bryan Barberena, KO/TKO-Knees & Punches, 4:54 Rd 3 of 3, 14:54 Total
Andre Fili def Myles Jury, DEC-Unanimous, 3 Rds, 15:00 Total

Aljamain Sterling def Jimmie Rivera, DEC-Unanimous, 3 Rds, 15:00 Total
Manny Bermudez def Benito Lopez, SUB-Guillotine Choke, 3:09 Rd 1 of 3
Andrea Lee def Ashlee Evans-Smith, DEC-Unanimous, 3 Rds, 15:00 Total
Nik Lentz def Scott Holtzman, DEC-Unanimous, 3 Rds, 15:00 Total

Jessica Penne vs Jodie Esquibel - CANCELLED, Penne Sprained Ankle
Luke Sanders def Renan Barão, KO/TKO, Punches, 1:01 Rd 2 of 3, 6:01 Total
Emily Whitmire def Aleksandra Albu, SUB-Rear Naked Choke, 1:01 Rd 1 of 3

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