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UFC Vegas 21 Reactions & UFC Vegas 22 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: Eugene S. Robinson, John S. Nash and 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 22: BRUNSON VS HOLLAND!

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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 35:38 - 13. 170lbs Leon Edwards (18-3) vs Belal Muhammad (18-3) - Ends in a NO CONTEST - Eye Poke at 0:18 of Rd 2/5, Total 5:18

At 33:11 - 12. 205lbs Ryan Spann: POTN (19-6) DEF. Misha Cirkunov (15-6) - KO/TKO, Right Cross to G & P at 1:11 of Rd 1

At 31:07 - 11. 145lbs Dan Ige: POTN (15-3) DEF. Gavin Tucker (13-2) - KO/TKO, Right Cross at 0:22 of Rd 1

At 29:55 - 10. 135lbs Davey Grant: POTN (11-4) DEF. Jonathan Martinez (13-4) - KO/TKO, Overhand Left at 3:03 of Rd 2, Total 8:03

At 28:57 - 9. 125lbs Matheus Nicolau (16-2) DEF. Manel Kape (15-6) - DEC, SPLIT

At 23:14 - 8. 185lbs Eryk Anders (13-5) vs. Darren Stewart (12-6) - Ends in a NO CONTEST - Illegal Knee at 4:37 of Rd 1

At 20:05 - 7. 115lbs Angela Hill (13-9) DEF. Ashley Yoder (8-7) - DEC, Unanimous

At 17:35 - 6. 145lbs Charles Jourdain (11-3) DEF. Marcelo Rojo (16-7) - KO/TKO, Punches at 4:31 of Rd 3, Total 14:31

At 10:58 - 5. 135lbs Rani Yahya (27-10) DEF. Ray Rodriguez (16-8) - SUB, Arm Triangle Choke at 3:09 Rd 2, Total 8:09

At 8:15 - 4. 155lbs Nasrat Haqparast (13-3) DEF. Rafa Garcia (12-1) - DEC, Unanimous

At 5:39 - 3. 125lbs JJ Aldrich (9-4) DEF. Cortney Casey (9-9) - DEC, SPLIT

At 5:10 - 2. 115lbs Jinh Yu Frey (10-6) DEF. Gloria de Paula (5-3) - DEC, Unanimous

At 2:32 - 1. 170lbs Matthew Semelsberger: POTN (8-2) DEF. Jason Witt (18-7) - KO/TKO, Counter Right at 0:16 of Rd 1


At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC VEGAS 22 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):


ESPN+ MAIN PPV CARD | SAT. MAR. 20 - 10PM/7PM ETPT (7 Cares)

13. 185lbs Derek Brunson (21-7) vs Kevin Holland (21-5) - At 55:17, 3 Cares

12. 155lbs Gregor Gillespie (13-1) vs Brad Riddell (9-1) - At 53:36, 3 Cares

11. 265lbs Tai Tuivasa (11-3) vs. Don’Tale Mayes (8-4) - At 52:42, 0 Cares

10. 135lbs Adrian Yanez (12-3) vs. Gustavo Lopez (12-5) - At 52:21, 0 Cares

9. 115lbs Max Griffin (16-8) vs Kenan Song (16-5) - At 50:56, 1 Care

8. 115lbs Cheyanne Buys (5-1) vs. Montserrat Ruiz (9-1) - At 49:58, 0 Cares

7. 135lbs Marion Reneau (9-6) vs. Macy Chiasson (6-1) - At 48:30, 3 Cares

6. 155lbs Grant Dawson (16-1) vs. Leonardo Santos (18-3) - At 47:51, 1 Care

5. 185lbs Trevin Giles (13-2) vs. Roman Dolidze (8-0) - At 47:33, 0 Cares

4. 135lbs Montel Jackson (9-2) vs. Jesse Strader (5-1) - At 47:04, 0 Care

3. 135lbs Julia Avila (8-2) vs. Julija Stoliarenko (9-4) - At 46:46, 0 Cares

2. 125lbs JP Buys (9-2) vs. Bruno Silva (10-5) - At 46:09, 0 Cares

1. 135lbs Johnny Eduardo (28-12) vs. Anthony Birchak (15-7) - At 45:08, 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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