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’, along with our lovely co-host, 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’s topics are as follows:
* UFC Vancouver Review - 1:10
Here is a look at the results and updated fighter records from the UFC on ESPN+ 16 MAIN CARD:
- Justin Gaethje (21-2) DEF. Donald Cerrone (36-13), KO/TKO, Hooks & Uppercuts, 4:18 of R1 - 3:35
- Glover Teixeira (30-7) DEF. Nikita Krylov (26-7), DEC-Split - 8:58
- Todd Duffee (9-3) vs. Jeff Hughes (10-2), No Contest-Accidental Eye Gouge at 4:03 in Round 1 - 22:22
- Tristan Connelly (14-6) DEF. Michel Pereira (23-10), DEC-Unanimous - 16:07
- Uriah Hall (15-9) DEF. Antônio Carlos Júnior (10-4), DEC-Split - 12:14
- Misha Cirkunov (15-5) DEF. Jimmy Crute (10-1), SUB-Peruvian Necktie - 21:44
FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Tristan Connelly vs. Michel Pereira
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: Misha Cirkunov, Justin Gaethje
GATE: CAD $1,774,585.00 USD $1,334,931.56
UFC VANCOUVER ESPN+ PRELIMS:
- Augusto Sakai (14-1) DEF. Marcin Tybura (17-6), KO/TKO-Punches at 0:59 R1/3 - 31:50
- Miles Johns (10-0) DEF. Cole Smith (7-1)-DEC-Split
- Hunter Azure (8-0) DEF. Brad Katona (8-2), DEC-Unanimous
- Chas Skelly (18-4) DEF. Jordan Griffin (17-7), DEC-Unanimous
- Louis Smolka (16-6) DEF. Ryan MacDonald (10-2), KO/TKO-Hooks at 4:43 R1/3
- Austin Hubbard (11-3) DEF. Kyle Prepolec (12-7), DEC-Unanimous
* UFC on ESPN+ 17 - Mexico City PREVIEW - C/DC PICKS - 32:34
At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then two of our trio — Eugene & Stephie, go about predicting UFC Mexico’s entire bout sheet, leading their way up to the Co-Main showcasing Carla Esparza vs Alexa Grasso, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show with a Main Event Featherweight Bout between Yair Rodriguez and Jeremy Stephens. The event will be taking place this Saturday, September 21st, 2019, from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico.
Here’s a look at the fight card (bout order subject to change):
UFC on ESPN+ 17-MEXICO MAIN CARD | Sat Sep. 21 - 8PM/5PM ETPT
- Yair Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Stephens at 145 lbs - 39:52
- Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso at 115 lbs - 39:00
- Askar Askarov vs. Brandon Moreno at 125 lbs - 38:21
- Irene Aldana vs. Vanessa Melo at 135 lbs - 37:48
- Martín Bravo vs. Steven Peterson at 145 lbs - 37:36
ESPN+ PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT
- Jose Quiñones vs. Carlos Huachin at 135 lbs - 37:14
- Polo Reyes vs. Kyle Nelson at 145 lbs - 36:10
- Angela Hill vs. Ariane Carnelossi at 115 lbs - 35:40
- Sergio Pettis vs. Tyson Nam at 125 lbs - 34:52
- Vinicius Moreira vs. Paul Craig at 205 lbs - 34:38
- Sijara Eubanks vs. Bethe Correia at 135 lbs - 33:24
- Claudio Puelles vs. Marcos Mariano at 155 lbs - 33:14
Off Topic - 44:52
* When and where did you lose your virginity?
Be sure to follow Eugene on twitter @EugeneSRobinson and on The Show Stomper!, Stephie can also be followed @CrooklynMMA, and on @MookieNCrookie, AND @LevelChangePod.
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