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UFC 246 Review & UFC Raleigh Preview - Care/Don’t Care Podcast

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Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the indubitable John S. Nash and our lovely co-host, Stephie Haynes. The format of the show is to review the prior weeks picks & then to announce each fight on the upcoming card, commenting on which fights are hot and which fights are not.

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It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the indubitable John S. Nash, our chief financials columnist 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 review the prior weeks picks & then to announce each fight on the upcoming card, commenting on which fights are hot and which fights are not, as well as introducing an off-topic discussion point or two when there’s time. This week’s topics are as follows:

  • 1:20 - Discussion regarding Conor McGregor’s Alleged Payout for UFC 246
  • 7:25 - Discussion regarding Donald Cerrone’s Alleged Payout for UFC 246
  • 10:10 - Do UFC Fighters get a piece of the Gate?

UFC 246 REVIEW - 12:30

Here’s a look at the UFC 246 RESULTS & new fight records:

UFC 246 MAIN CARD | SATURDAY JAN. 18 - 10PM/7PM ETPT

  • 22:32 - 170 lbs - Conor McGregor (22-4) DEF. Donald Cerrone (36-14), KO/TKO-Head Kick & Punches at 0:40 of R1 of 5
  • 19:43 - 135 lbs - Holly Holm (13-5) DEF. Raquel Pennington (10-8), DEC - Unanimous
  • 15:25 - 265 lbs - Alexey Oleinik (58-13) DEF. Maurice Greene (8-4), SUB-Armbar at 4:38 of Rd 2, Total 9:38
  • 18:19 - 135 lbs - Brian Kelleher (20-10) DEF. Ode Osbourne (8-3), SUB-Guillotine Choke at 2:49 of Rd 1
  • 14:11 - 155 lbs - Diego Ferreira (17-2) DEF. Anthony Pettis (22-10), SUB-Rear Naked Choke, at 1:46 of Rd 2, Total 6:46

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) NONE DETERMINED
26:41 - PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Drew Dober 2. Diego Ferreira 3. Brian Kelleher 4. Aleksei Oleinik 5. Conor McGregor
ATTENDANCE: 19,040 (Second highest in UFC’s History, topped by UFC 229: Khabib vs. McGregor)
GATE: $11,089,129.30

ESPN PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
12:40 - 125 lbs - Roxanne Modafferi (24-16) DEF. Maycee Barber (8-1). DEC - Unanimous
145 lbs - Sodiq Yusuff (11-1) DEF. Andre Fili (20-7), DEC - Unanimous
125 lbs - Askar Askarov (11-0) DEF. Tim Elliott (15-10), DEC - Unanimous

FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS | 6:15PM/3:15PM ETPT
13:40 - 155 lbs - Drew Dober (22-9) DEF. Nasrat Haqparast (11-3), KO/TKO-Counter Cross to G & P at 1:10 of Rd 1
205 lbs - Askar Camur (6-0) DEF. Justin Ledet (9-3), DEC - Unanimous
125 lbs - Sabina Mazo (8-1) DEF. JJ Alrdich (8-4), DEC - SPLIT


UFC Fight Night Raleigh/UFC on ESPN+ 24 PREVIEW - 29:07

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our duo will go about predicting UFC Raleigh’s entire bout sheet, leading their way up to the Co-Main Event showcasing Welterweights, ‘RDA’ Rafael dos Anjos vs. Michael ‘Maverick’ Chiesa, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show with a Main Event featuring a Heavyweight bout between Curtis ‘Razor’ Blaydes and Junior ‘Cigano’ dos Santos. The event will be taking place this Saturday, January 25, 2020, from the PNC Arena out of Raleigh, North Carolina.

UFC RALEIGH MAIN CARD | SAT. JAN. 25 - 8PM/5PM ETPT

  • 265 lbs - Curtis Blaydes (12-2) vs. Junior dos Santos (21-6) - 44:36
  • 170 lbs - Rafael dos Anjos (29-12) vs. Michael Chiesa (15-4) - 43:53
  • 125 lbs - Jordan Espinosa (14-6) vs. Alex Perez (22-5) - 42:47
  • 115 lbs - Hannah Cifers (10-3) vs. Angela Hill (10-7) - 42:10
  • 205 lbs - Jamahal Hill (6-0) vs. Darko Stošić (13-3) - 40:39

ESPN+ PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT
145 lbs - Arnold Allen (15-1) vs. Nik Lentz (30-10-2) - 38:39
125 lbs - Justine Kish (6-2) vs. Lucie Pudilová (8-5) - 38:19
185 lbs - Bevon Lewis (6-2) vs. Dequan Townsend (21-9) - 37:13
135 lbs - Montel Jackson (8-1) vs. Felipe Colares (9-1) - 36:23
135 lbs - Sara McMann (11-5) vs. Lina Länsberg (10-4) - 33:22
135 lbs - Brett Johns (15-2) vs. Tony Gravely (19-5) - 31:00
145 lbs - Nate Landwehr (13-2) vs. Herbert Burns (9-2) - 30:46

Be sure to follow John on twitter @Heynottheface and on The Show Money Podcast, and of course you can catch Stephie @CrooklynMMA, and twice a week she’s on @MookieNCrookie AND @LevelChangePod.

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