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UFC Copenhagen - The Care/Don’t Care Preview - Hermansson vs Cannonier

Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Previews, with your talent: the astounding Eugene S. Robinson, the indubitable John S. Nash and our lovely co-host, Stephie Haynes. The format of the show is to announce each fight on the upcoming card 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.

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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’, the indubitable John S. Nash, our chief financials analyst and co-host of our ‘Show Money 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 MEXICO REVIEW - 1:05

Here is a look at the results and updated fighter records from the UFC on ESPN+ 17 MAIN CARD:

  • 2:45 - Yair Rodriguez (12-2) vs. Jeremy Stephens (28-16) at 145 lbs, NO CONTEST-Accidental Eye Gouge at 0:15 seconds of Round 1
  • 10:04 - Carla Esparza (15-6) DEF. Alexa Grasso (11-3) at 115 lbs, DEC-MAJORITY
  • 16:50 - Askar Askarov (10-0) vs. Brandon Moreno (15-5) at 125 lbs, DRAW-SPLIT
  • Irene Aldana (11-5) DEF. Vanessa Melo (10-6) at 135 lbs, DEC-UNANIMOUS
  • 18:57 - Steven Peterson (18-9) DEF. Martín Bravo (11-3) at 145 lbs, KO/TKO-Spinning Backfist at 1:31 of Round 2

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: Carla Esparza vs. Alexa Grasso
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: Paul Craig, Steven Peterson
ATTENDANCE: 10,112
GATE: TBD

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT

  • Jose Alberto Quiñones (8-3) DEF. Carlos Huachin (10-5) at 135 lbs, DEC-UNANIMOUS
  • 22:15 - Kyle Nelson (13-3) DEF. Polo Reyes (8-7) at 145 lbs, KO/TKO-PUNCHES at 1:36 of Round 1
  • 22:57 - Angela Hill (10-7) DEF. Ariane Carnelossi (12-2) at 115 lbs, KO/TKO-DR STOPPAGE (CUT) at 1:56 of Round 3
  • 27:46 - Sergio Pettis (18-5) DEF. Tyson Nam (18-10) at 125 lbs, DEC-UNANIMOUS
  • 30:14 - Paul Craig (12-4) DEF. Vinicius Moreira (9-4) at 205 lbs, SUB-REAR NAKED CHOKE at 3:19 of Round 1
  • 32:24 - Bethe Correia (11-4) DEF. Sijara Eubanks (4-4) at 135 lbs, DEC-UNANIMOUS
  • Claudio Puelles (9-2) DEF. Marcos Mariano (6-6) at 155 lbs, DEC-UNANIMOUS

UFC on ESPN+ 18 - COPENHAGEN PREVIEW - C/DC PICKS - 36:15

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 Mark O. Madsen vs Danilo Belluardo, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show with a Main Event Middleweight Bout between Jack Hermansson and Jared Cannonier. The event will be taking place this Saturday, September 28th, 2019, from the Royal Arena in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Here’s a look at the fight card, via tapology, as of Sunday night, Sept. 22nd (bout order subject to change):

UFC on ESPN+ 18 Copenhagen MAIN CARD | 2PM/11AM ETPT

  • 1:01:09 - Jack Hermansson (20-4) vs. Jared Cannonier (12-4) at 185 lbs
  • 43:25 - Mark O. Madsen (8-0) vs. Danilo Belluardo (12-4) at 155 lbs
  • 57:30 - Gunnar Nelson (17-4) vs. Gilbert Burns (16-3) at 170 lbs
  • 50:26 - Ion Cutelaba (15-4) vs. Khalil Rountree (8-3) at 205 lbs
  • 55:54 - Ovince St. Preux (23-13) vs. Makhmud Oleksiejczuk (22-6) at 205 lbs
  • 45:08 - Alex Oliveira (20-7) vs. Nicolas Dalby (17-3) at 170 lbs

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 11AM/8AM ETPT

  • 54:05 - Alen Amedovski (8-1) vs. John Phillips (21-9) at 185 lbs
  • 46:36 - Alessio Di Chirico (12-3) vs. Makhmud Muradov (22-6) at 185 lbs
  • 42:02 - Siyar Bahadurzada (24-7) vs. Ismail Naurdiev (18-3) at 170 lbs
  • 36:48 - Giga Chikadze (7-2) vs. Brandon Davis (10-7) at 145 lbs
  • 48:01 - Macy Chiasson (5-0) vs. Lina Länsberg (9-4) at 135 lbs
  • 40:28 - Marc Diakiese (13-3) vs. Lando Vannata (10-3-2) at 155 lbs
  • 39:28 - Nohelin Hernandez (10-3) vs. Jack Shore (11-0) at 135 lbs

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

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