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The Care/Don’t Care Preview - UFC Minneapolis ‘Ngannou vs Dos Santos’

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Sorry cry babies! Eugene S. Robinson & John S. Nash, along with Stephie Haynes are back with an all new edition of the infamous & patented Care/Don’t Care Preview for UFC Minneapolis: N’Gannou vs Dos Santos, occurring this Saturday, June 29, 2019.

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It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Previews, 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 astute 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 Greenville Recap - 1:00
  • Bellator London Recap - 15:21
  • UFC Minneapolis Preview - 22:27

Here’s a look at the UFC Minneapolis fight card as it stands today, Monday, June 24, 2019, via

265 - Francis N’Gannou (13-3-0) vs. Junior Dos Santos (21-5-0) - 31:08
125 - Jussier Formiga (23-5-0) vs. Joseph Benavidez (27-5-0) - 29:50
170 - Demian Maia (26-9-0) vs. Anthony Rocco Martin (16-4-0) - 28:03
155 - Roosevelt Roberts (8-0-0) vs. Vinc Pichel (11-2-0) - 27:24
155 - Drew Dober (20-9-0) vs. Polo Reyes (8-6-0) - 27:00
205 - Alonzo Menifield (8-0-0) vs. Paul Craig (11-3-0) - 26:34

135 - Ricardo Ramos (12-2-0) vs. Journey Newson (7-1-0) (they did Sergio Pettis) - 25:20
205 - Eryk Anders (11-4-0) vs. Vinicius Moreira (10-2-0) - 24:59
145 - Jordan Griffin (17-6-0) vs. Vince Murdock (10-5-0) - 24:36
155 - Jared Gordon (14-3-0) vs. Dan Moret (13-5-0) - 24:27
205 - Dalcha Lungiambula (9-1-0) vs. Justin Ledet (9-2-0) - 24:08
115 - Emily Whitmire (4-2-0) vs. Amanda Ribas (6-1-0) - 23:57
265 - Maurice Greene (7-3-0) vs. Júnior Albini (14-5-0) - 23:09

Off Topic:

  • Favorite movie trilogy - 36:00
  • Standalone movies you would have wanted a sequel for - 40:58
  • First crush - 42:10
  • First girlfriend - 44:31
  • Worst thing you got away with in high school - 46:22

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.

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*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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