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Care/Don’t Care Review - UFC 241 | A glimpse at Bellator 225

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Sorry cry babies! Eugene S Robinson & Stephie Haynes are back with an all new edition of the infamous & patented Care/Don’t Care Preview to REVIEW the UFC 241 PPV event that just occurred Sat. Aug. 17th, 2019 featuring Miocic vs Cormier 2 & the also do a bit of a preview for Bellator 225.

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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, along with his co-host, the intriguing man who knows everyone and everything about the history of MMA, who is also our Bloody Elbow chief financials columnist and one of the co-hosts of our ’Show Money Podcast’, John S. Nash, along with Stephie Haynes of Bloody Elbow’s The Level Change Podcast’ and ‘The Mookie & Crookie Show’.

The format of the show is to announce each fight as they go, commenting on which fights are hot and which fights are not, as well as introducing an off-topic discussion point or two.

This week we deviate from the norm a bit, so the gang can spend time reviewing UFC 241’s significant fights. When that portion of the show concludes, we will offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then proceed with the typical C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show. This week focusing on select fights from the upcoming Belllator 225 ‘Mitrione vs Kharitonov 2’ Card. The event will be taking place with 16 bouts on the card this coming Saturday, August 24th, 2019, from the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

UFC 241 REVIEW - 1:10

2:02 - Khama Worthy DEF. Devonte Smith
4:37 - Drakkar Klose DEF. Christos Giagos
5:54 - Derek Brunson DEF. Ian Heinisch
9:08 - Cory Sandhagen DEF. Raphael Assunção
10:10 - Paulo Costa DEF. Yoel Romero
15:43 - Co-Main: Nate Diaz DEF. Anthony Pettis
24:55 - MAIN: Stipe Miocic DEF. Daniel Cormier

Bellator 225 PREVIEW (select fights) - 35:12

MAIN: 265 lbs - Matt Mitrione vs. Sergei Kharitonov - 35:32
Co-Main: 265 lbs - Vitaly Minakov vs. Javy Ayala - 36:57
265 lbs - Tyrell Fortune vs. Rudy Schaffroth - 40:24
170 lbs - David Rickels vs. Yaroslav Amosov - 41:32
155 lbs - Nick Newell vs. Corey Browning - 42:26
265 lbs - Timothy Johnson vs. Azunna Anyanwu - 43:00

Off Topic Discussion - 45:00

  • First fist fight
  • Last fist fight

Be sure to follow Eugene on twitter - @EugeneSRobinson and on The Show Stomper!, John - @heynottheface and on The Show Money Podcast, Stephie can also be followed @CrooklynMMA, @MookieNCrookie, AND @LevelChangePod.

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