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Care/Don’t Care Preview - UFC on ESPN 5 ‘Covington vs Lawler’

Sorry cry babies! Eugene S Robinson & Stephie Haynes are back with an all new edition of the infamous & patented Care/Don’t Care Preview for UFC on ESPN 5: Covington vs Lawler; occurring this coming Saturday, Aug. 3, 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 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, and co-host 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 240 RECAP - 1:09
Gillian Robertson DEF Sarah Frota - 4:22
Deivison Figueiredo DEF Alejandro Pantoja - 6:08
Hakeem Dawodu DEF Yoshinori Horie - 9:18
Viviane Araujo DEF Alexis Davis - 10:26
Geoff Neal DEF Niko Price - 11:38
Co-Main: ‘Cyborg DEF Spencer’ - 14:12
Main Event: ‘Holloway DEF Edgar’ - 19:07


UFC on ESPN 5 - New Jersey PREVIEW - 25:00

Here’s a look at the fight card as it stands as of Sunday, July 28th, 2019, via ESPN.com:

UFC on ESPN 5 MAIN CARD | SAT AUG 3 - 2PM CDT

170 lbs - Colby Covington (14-1) vs. Robbie Lawler (28-13) - 32:56
155 lbs - Clay Guida (35-18) vs. Jim Miller (30-13) - 31:18
155 lbs - Joaquim Silva (11-1) vs. Nasrat Haqparast (10-2) - 31:04
125 lbs - Hannah Goldy (5-0) vs. Miranda Granger (6-0) - 29:47
205 lbs - Darko Stošić (13-2) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (6-1) - 29:30

ESPN PRELIMS | 11AM CDT
170 lbs - Mickey Gall (5-2) vs. Salim Touahri (10-3) - 29:12
125 lbs - Antonina Shevchenko (7-1) vs. Lucie Pudilová (8-4) - 28:32
185 lbs - Gerald Meerschaert (29-11) vs. Trevin Giles (11-1) - 28:09
155 lbs - Scott Holzman (12-3) vs Dong Hyun Ma (16-9) - 27:33
185 lbs - Claudio Silva (13-1) vs. Cole Williams (11-1) - 26:36
125 lbs - Matt Schnell (13-4) vs. Jordan Espinosa (14-5) - 25:48
125 lbs - Mara Romero Borella (12-5) vs. Lauren Murphy (10-4) - 25:38

MMA News Topics:
BJ Penn booked to fight Nik Lentz - 35:34
Dana White says Jorge Masvidal is “too big” for Conor McGregor - 40:08
Jon Jones willing to give Thiago Santos an immediate rematch when Santos comes back - 42:35

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

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

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