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UFC 248 Review & UFC Brasilia 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 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 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 ‘Ozy Confidential Podcast’, 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...

UFC 248 REVIEW - AT 1:41

Here’s a look at the UFC 248 RESULTS & new fight records:

UFC 248 PPV MAIN CARD | SAT. MARCH. 8 - 10PM/7PM ETPT

  • 2:03... 185lbs - Israel Adesanya (19-0) DEF. Yoel Romero (13-5), DEC-Unanimous (48-47x2, 49-46)
  • 8:17... 115lbs - Weili Zhang (21-1) DEF. Joanna Jędrzejczyk (16-4), DEC-SPLIT
  • 13:12... 155lbs - Beneil Dariush (18-4) DEF. Drakkar Klose (11-2), KO/TKO-Overhand Left at 1:00 of Rd 2, Total 6:00
  • 14:47... 170lbs - Neil Magny (22-7) DEF. Jingliang Li (17-6), DEC-Unanimous
  • 20:53... 170lbs - Alex Oliveira (21-8) DEF. Max Griffin (15-8), DEC-SPLIT

8:17... FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Weili Zhang vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk
23:26... PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Beneil Dariush 2. Sean O’Malley
ATTENDANCE: 15,077
GATE: $2,742,906.20 (USD)

ESPN PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT
23:26... 135lbs - Sean O’Malley (11-0) DEF. Jose Alberto Quiñones (8-4), KO/TKO-Head kick & Punches at 2:02 of Rd 1
155lbs - Mark O. Madsen (10-0) DEF. Austin Hubbard (11-4), DEC-Unanimous
24:06... 185lbs - Rodolfo Vieira (7-0) DEF. Saparbeg Safarov (9-3), SUB-Arm Triangle Choke at 2:58 of Rd 1
28:24... 185lbs - Gerald Meerschaert (31-12) DEF. Deron Winn (6-2), SUB-Rear Naked Choke at 2:13 Rd 3, Total 12:13

ESPN+/Fight Pass EARLY PRELIMS | 6:15PM/3:15PM ETPT
115lbs - Emily Whitmire (4-3) vs. Polyana Viana (10-4) - CANCELLED due to hospitalization
145lbs - Giga Chikadze (9-2) DEF. Jamall Emmers (17-5), DEC-SPLIT
135lbs - Danaa Batgerel (8-2) DEF. Guido Cannetti (8-5), KO/TKO-Left Hook at 3:01 of Rd 1

UFC BRASILIA ESPN+ 28 PREVIEW - AT 30:40

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting UFC Brasilia’s entire bout sheet, leading their way up to the Co-Main Event showcasing a WelterWeight Bout between Demian Maia vs. Gilbert ‘Durinho’ Burns, and wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks preview portion of the show with a Main Event featuring a LIghtweight bout between Kevin ‘Motwon Phenom’ Lee and Charles ‘Do Bronx’ Oliveira. The event will be taking place this Saturday, March 14, 2020, from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson out of Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil.

Bout order is subject to change:
UFC on ESPN+ 28 MAIN CARD | SAT. MAR. 14 - 8PM/5PM ETPT

  • 155lbs - Kevin Lee (18-5) vs. Charles Oliveira (25-8) - At 50:03
  • 170lbs - Demian Maia (28-9) vs. Gilbert Burns (17-3) - At 46:47
  • 115lbs - Amanda Ribas (8-1) vs. Randa Markos (10-7) - At 44:03
  • 155lbs - Renato Moicano (13-3) vs. Damir Hadžović (13-5) - At 42:42
  • 205lbs - Johnny Walker (17-4) vs. Nikita Krylov (26-7) - At 39:21
  • 125lbs - Bruno Silva (10-4) vs. David Dvořák (17-3) - At 38:09

ESPN PRELIMS | 5PM/2PM ETPT
155lbs - Francisco Trinaldo (24-7) vs. Sean Makdessi (17-6) - At 37:08
170lbs - Elizeu Zaleski (21-6) vs. Alexey Kunchenko (20-1) - At 34:44
135lbs - Rani Yahya (26-10) vs. Enrique Barzola (16-5) - At 34:07
125lbs - Jussier Formiga (23-6) vs. Brandon Moreno (16-5) - At 32:30
125lbs - Mayra Buena Silva (6-0) vs. Maryna Moroz (9-3) - At 31:59
135lbs - Veronica Macedo (6-2) vs. Bea Malecki (1-0) - At 31:41

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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