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UFC Vegas 20 Reactions & UFC 259 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 259: BLACHOWICZ VS ADESANYA!

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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 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 ‘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.

UFC VEGAS 20 REACTIONS: 1:10

Here’s a look at the event RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:
ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. FEB. 27
At 4:30 - 9. Ciryl Gane (8-0) DEF. Jairzinho Rozenstruik (11-2) - DEC, Unanimous

At 17:08 - 8. Magomed Ankalaev (15-1) DEF. Nikita Krylov (27-8) - DEC, Unanimous

7. Montana De La Rosa (11-6) vs. Mayra Bueno Silva (7-1) - MAJORITY DRAW

At 22:27 - 6. Pedro Munhoz (19-5) DEF. Jimmie Rivera (23-5) - DEC, Unanimous (FOTN)

At 30:46 - 5. Alex Caceres (18-12) DEF. Kevin Croom (21-13) - DEC, Unanimous

ESPN+ PRELIMS

At 35:25 - 4. Thiago Moisés (15-4) DEF. Alexander Hernandez (12-4) - DEC, Unanimous

At 38:42 - 3. Alexis Davis (20-10) DEF. Sabina Mazo (9-2) - DEC, Unanimous

At 41:21 - 2. Ronnie Lawrence (POTN) - (7-1) DEF. Vince Cachero (7-4) - KO/TKO, G & P at 2:38 of Rd 3, Total 12:38

1. Dustin Jacoby (14-5) DEF. Maxim Grishin (31-9) - DEC, Unanimous


UFC 259 PICKS: 42:25

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC 259 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+ PPV 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):

UFC 259: ‘BLACHOWICZ VS ADESANYA’ (26 Cares)

ESPN+ MAIN PPV CARD | SAT. MAR. 6 - 10PM/7PM ETPT ( 15 Cares)

15. UFC Light Heavyweight Championship:
205lbs Jan Blachowicz (27-8) vs Israel Adesanya (20-0) - At 1:11:35, 3 Cares

14. UFC Featherweight Championship:
145lbs Amanda Nunes (20-4) vs Megan Anderson (10-4) - At 1:10:44, 3 Cares

13. UFC Bantamweight Championship:
135lbs Petr Yan (15-1) vs Aljamain Sterling (19-3) - At 1:04:10, 3 Cares

12. 155lbs Islam Makhachev (18-1) vs Drew Dober (23-9) - At 1:00:10, 3 Cares

11. 205lbs Thiago Santos (21-8) vs. Aleksandar Rakić (13-2) - At 58:28, 3 Cares

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT (10 Cares)
10. 135lbs Dominick Cruz (22-3) vs Casey Kenney (16-2) - At 55:52, 3 Cares

9. 135lbs Kyler Phillips (8-1) vs. Yadong Song (16-4) - At 54:09, 3 Cares

8. 125lbs Joseph Benavidez (28-7) vs. Askar Askarov (13-0) - At 50:05, 3 Cares

7. 125lbs Kai Kara-France (21-9) vs. Rogério Bontorin (16-2) - At 46:16, 1 Care

6. 125lbs Tim Elliott (16-11) vs Jordan Espinosa (15-8) - At 45:14, 0 Cares

UFC FIGHTPASS EARLY PRELIMS | 6PM/3PM ETPT (1 Care)

5. 205lbs Carlos Ulberg (3-0) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (7-1) - At 44:51, 0 Cares

4. 170lbs Sean Brady (13-0) vs. Jake Matthews (17-4) - At 44:23, 1 Care

3. 115lbs Livinha Souza (14-2) vs. Amanda Lemos (8-1) - At 43:54, 0 Cares

2. 155lbs Uros Medic (6-0) vs. Aalon Cruz (8-3) - At 43:36, 0 Cares

1. 135lbs Trevin Jones (12-6) vs Marlo Bautista (8-1) - At 43:24, 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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