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UFC 258 Reactions & UFC VEGAS 19 Picks | 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 VEGAS 19: BLAYDES VS LEWIS!

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It’s time for another one 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 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.


Here’s a look at the event RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:


At 6:17 - 10. UFC Welterweight Championship 5 Rd Bout: Kamaru Usman (18-1) DEF. Gilbert Burns (19-4) - KO/TKO, Power Jab to G & P at 0:34 of Rd 3 of 5, Total 10:34

At 17:46 - 9. Co-Main: Alexa Grasso (13-3) DEF. Maycee Barber (8-2) - DEC, Unanimous

At 20:10 - 8. Kelvin Gastelum (17-6) DEF. Ian Heinisch (14-4) - DEC, Unanimous

At 24:50 - 7. Ricky Simón (18-3) DEF. Brian Kelleher (22-12) - DEC, Unanimous

At 32:32 - 6. Julian Marquez (8-2) DEF. Maki Pitolo (13-8) - SUB, Anaconda Choke at 4:17 of Rd 3, Total 14:17

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) No One For This Event
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Anthony Hernandez 2. Julian Marquez 3. Kamaru Usman 4. Polyana Viana


At 38:25 - 5. Anthony Hernandez (8-2) DEF. Rodolfo Vieira (7-1) - SUB, Arm-In Guillotine Choke at 1:53 of Rd 2, Total 6:53

At 34:55 - 4. Belal Muhammad (18-3) DEF. Dhiego Lima (15-8) - DEC, Unanimous

At 46:43 - 3. Polyana Viana (12-4) DEF. Mallory Martin (7-4) - SUB, Armbar at 3:18 of Rd 1

2. Chris Gutierrez (16-3) DEF. Andre Ewell (17-7) - DEC, Unanimous


1. Gabe Green (10-3) DEF. Philip Rowe (7-3) - DEC, Unanimous


At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC VEGAS 19 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 UFC Apex Center, Las Vegas, Nevada, this Saturday.

Here’s a look at the upcoming fight card & records for the upcoming event (bout order subject to change - changed already as of timestamping the card at 1:30am 2/15/21):


ESPN+ PPV MAIN CARD | SAT. FEB. 13 - 8PM/5PM ETPT ( 6 Cares)

15. 265lbs Curtis Blaydes (14-2) vs Derrick Lewis (24-7) - At 1:12:09, 3 Cares

14. 135lbs Ketlen Vieira (11-1) vs Yana Kunitskaya (13-5) - At 1:11:00, 3 Cares

13. 145lbs Darrick Minner (25-11) vs Charles Rosa (13-4) - At 1:07:40, 0 Cares

12. 265lbs Alexey Oleinik (59-14) vs Chris Daukaus (10-3) - At 1:08:32, 0 Cares

11. 185lbs Nassourdine Imavov (9-2) vs. Phil Hawes (9-2) - At 1:07:23, 0 Cares


10. 265lbs Andrei Arlovski (30-19) vs Tom Aspinall (9-2) - At 56:51, 2 Cares

9. 145lbs Jared Gordon (16-4) vs. Danny Chavez (11-3) - At 1:06:07, 0 Care

8. 155lbs Drakkar Klose (11-2) vs. Luis Pena (8-3) - At 51:03, 3 Cares

7. 135lbs Eddie Wineland (24-14) vs. John Castaneda (17-5) - At 1:03:54, 0 Cares

6. 145lbs Julian Erosa (24-8) vs Nate Landwehr (14-3) - At 56:34, 0 Cares

5. 125lbs Shana Dobson (4-4) vs. Casey O’Neil (5-0) - At 1:05:08, 0 Cares

4. 145lbs Chas Skelly (18-3) vs. Jamall Emmers (18-5) - At 1:02:52, 1 Cares

3. 135lbs Aiemann Zahabi (7-2) vs. Drako Rodriguez (7-1) - At 54:58, 0 Cares

2. 265lbs Sergey Spivak (11-2) vs. Jared Vanderaa (11-4) - At 1:02:26, 0 Cares

1. 145lbs Rafael Alves (19-9) vs Pat Sabatini (13-3) - At 1:06:59, 0 Cares

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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