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UFC Vegas 14 REVIEW & UFC 255 PREVIEW | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

Sorry cry babies! It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, with your talent: the illustrious Eugene S. Robinson, the indubitable John S. Nash and our lovely & knowledgable 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 upcoming fights are hot and which fights are not - for UFC 255: Figueiredo vs. Perez & Shevchenko vs. Maia - TWO TITLE FIGHTS!

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It’s time for another of our infamous and patented Care/Don’t Care Podcasts, 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 ‘Ozy Confidential’ Podcast, the ‘Eugene S. Robinson Show Stomper!’ Podcast, and co-host of the ‘If The Shoes Fit’ Podcast, along with the indubitable John S. Nash, our chief financials columnist and co-host of our ‘Show Money’ Podcast... he is also one of the co-hosts of the ‘If The Shoes Fit’ Podcast; the trio is moderated by the lovely Stephie Haynes, of Bloody Elbow’s ‘The Level Change’ Podcast and ’The Mookie & Crookie Show’ Podcast.

The format of the show is to briefly review the prior weeks picks & then to announce each fight on the upcoming card, quickly commenting on which fights are hot, and which fights are not, based on relevancy to the sport as a whole.


At 1:46 - 9. 155lbs - Rafael dos Anjos (30-13) DEF. Paul Felder (17-6) - DEC, Split
(Makhachev withdrew 5 days prior to bout due to a Staph infection)

At 10:27 - 8. 170lbs - Khaos Williams (11-1) DEF. Abdul Razão Alhassan (10-3) - KO/TKO, Straight Right at 30 seconds of Round 1

7. 115lbs - Ashley Yoder (8-6) DEF. Miranda Granger (7-2) - DEC, Unanimous

6. 195lbs - Sean Strickland (22-3) DEF. Brendan Allen (15-4) - KO/TKO, Punches at 1:32 of Rd 2, Total 6:32

At 14:36 - 5. 115lbs - Cory McKenna (6-1) DEF. Kay Hansen (7-4) - DEC, Unanimous

4. 115lbs - Kanako Murata (12-1) DEF. Randa Markos (10-10) - DEC, Unanimous

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Paul Felder vs. Rafael Dos Anjos
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Sean Strickland 2. Khaos Williams


3. 135lbs - Tony Gravely (20-6) DEF. Geraldo de Freitas (12-6) - DEC, SPLIT

2. 170lbs - Alex Morono (18-6) DEF. Rhys McKee (10-4) - DEC, Unanimous

1. 265lbs - Don’Tale Mayes (8-4) DEF. Roque Martinez (15-7) - DEC, Unanimous

* this event saw eight cancelled bouts by the time fight night rolled around

UFC 255 PREVIEW - AT 17:23 (19 CARES)

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC 255 PPV bout sheet, leading their way up to our Co-Main Event, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks portion of the show with the Main Event. This UFC on ESPN+ event will take place from The APEX Center, Las Vegas, Nevada #UFCVEGAS, this Saturday night.

Here’s a look at the upcoming fight card & records, bout order subject to change:

UFC 255 (19 Cares)


12. UFC Flyweight Championship: 125lbs - Deiveson Figueiredo (19-1) vs. Alex Perez (24-5) - At 44:20, 3 Cares

11. UFC Flyweight Championship: 125lbs - Valentina Shevchenko (19-3) vs. Jennifer Maia (18-6) - At 42:43, 3 Cares

10. 205lbs - Mauricio Rua (27-11) vs. Paul Craig (13-4) - At 34:38

9. 125lbs - Katlyn Chookagian (14-4) vs. Cynthia Calvillo (9-1) - At 33:02, 3 Cares

8. 170lbs - Mike Perry (14-6) vs. Tim Means (30-12) - At 29:26, 2 Cares


7. 125lbs - Antonina Shevchenko (8-2) vs. Ariane Lipski (13-5) - At 27:16, 2 Cares

6. 170lbs - Alan Jouban (16-7) vs. Jared Gooden (17-4) - At 26:44

5. 185lbs - Kyle Daukaus (9-1) vs. Dustin Stoltzfus (13-1) - At 25:50

4. 125lbs - Brandon Moreno (17-5) vs. Brandon Royval (12-4) - At 23:21, 3 Cares

ESPN+/UFC Fight Pass EARLY PRELIMS | 6:30PM/3:30PM ETPT (3 Cares)

3. 185lbs - Joaquin Buckley (11-3) vs. Jordan Wright (11-0) - At 21:01, 1 Care

2. 170lbs - Louis Cosce (7-0) vs. Sasha Palatnikov (5-2) - At 20:23

1. 170lbs - Nicolas Dalby (18-4) vs. Daniel Rodriguez (13-1) - At 18:23, 2 Cares

OFF-TOPIC - At 48:10 Eugene’s latest Ozy Confidential Articles / John’s latest episode of the Show Money Podcast

Be sure to follow Eugene on twitter @EugeneSRobinson, catch 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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