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UFC VEGAS 5 REVIEW & UFC VEGAS 6: ‘Lewis vs. Oleinik’ 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 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.

UFC VEGAS 5 REVIEW & RESULTS WITH UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS - AT: 1:40

MAIN CARD | SAT. AUG 1

  • At 4:33 - 185lbs - Derek Brunson (21-7) DEF. Edmen Shahbazyan (11-1), KO/TKO - G & P at 0:26 of RD 3, Total 10:26
  • At 11:05 - 125lbs - Jennifer Maia (18-6) DEF. Joanne Calderwood (14-5), SUB - Armbar at 4:29 of Rd 1
  • At 22:35 - 170lbs - Vicente Luque (19-7) vs. Randy Brown (12-4), KO/TKO - Knee & Punches at 4:56 of Rd 2, Total 9:56
  • At 24:22 - 155lbs - Bobby Green (26-10) DEF. Lando Vannata (11-5), DEC - Unanimous
  • 185lbs - Kevin Holland (17-5) vs. Trevin Giles (12-2) - [Giles fainted backstage on Fight Night. CANCELLED]

At 24:22 - FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Lando Vannata vs. Bobby Green
At 11:05 & 22:35 - PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Jennifer Maia 2. Vicente Luque

PRELIMS

  • At 26:13 - 135lbs - Jonathan Martinez (12-3) DEF. Frankie Saenz (12-7), KO/TKO - Flying Knee to G & P at 0:57 of Rd 3, Total 10:57
  • 205lbs - Ed Herman (24-14) vs. Gerald Meerschaert (31-13) - [Meerschaert tests Pos. for COVID-19, CANCELLED]
  • 135lbs - Nathan Maness (12-1) DEF. last minute Johnny Munoz Jr. (10-1), DEC - Unanimous - [Borg withdrew]
  • 185lbs - Markus Perez (12-3) vs. Eric Spicely (12-5) - [Spicely failed weight cut, CANCELLED]
  • 135lbs - Jamall Emmers (18-5) DEF. last minute Vince Cachero (7-3), DEC - Unanimous - [Valiev withdrew]
  • 135lbs - Chris Gutierrez (15-3) vs. Cody Durden (11-2) - ENDS IN A UNANIMOUS DRAW

UFC VEGAS 6: ‘Lewis vs. Oleinik’ PREVIEW - AT 26:38

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our duo will go about predicting the UFC Fight Night 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 Fight Night event will take place from the UFC APEX Fight Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, on this Saturday night.

Here’s a look at the upcoming fight card & records, bout order subject to change:
UFC FIGHT NIGHT: ‘LEWIS VS OLEINIK’
MAIN CARD | SAT. AUG 8 - 9PM/6PM ETPT

  • 265lbs - Derrick Lewis (23-7) vs. Alexey Oleinik (59-13) - At 38:31
  • 185lbs - Chris Weidman (14-5) vs. Omari Akhmedov (20-4) - At 36:28
  • 185lbs - Darren Stewart (11-5) vs. Maki Pitolo (13-5) - At 35:37
  • 135lbs - Yana Kunitskaya (12-5) vs. Julija Stoliarenko (9-3) - At 33:50
  • 155lbs - Beneil Dariush (18-4) vs. Scott Holtzman (14-3) - At 32:41

UFC FIGHT PASS/ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 6PM/3PM ETPT

  • 170lbs - Tim Means (29-12) vs. Laureano Staropoli (9-2) - At 32:00
  • 155lbs - Nasrat Haqparast (11-3) vs. Alex Munoz (6-0) - At 30:06
  • 185lbs - Andrew Sanchez (11-5) vs. Wellington Turman (16-3) - At 29:13
  • 145lbs - Justin Jaynes (16-4) vs. Gavin Tucker (11-1) - At 28:07
  • 145lbs - Youssef Zalal (9-2) vs. Peter Barrett (11-3) - At 27:54
  • 135lbs - Ali Al Qaisi (8-3) vs. Irwin Rivera (9-5) - At 27:43

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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