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UFC 260/UFC Vegas 23 Reviews & UFC Vegas 24 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 24: Whittaker vs. Gastelum!

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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 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 260 REACTIONS - 2:50

Here’s a look at the UFC 260: ‘MIOCIC VS N’GANNOU’ RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:

ESPN+ MAIN PPV CARD | SAT. MAR. 27

At 9:53 - 10. UFC Heavyweight Championship - Francis N’Gannou (16-3) DEF Stipe Miocic (20-4) - KO/TKO, Left Hook at 0:52 of Rd 2 of 5, Total 5:52

At 5:22 - 9. Vicente Luque (20-7) DEF Tyron Woodley (19-7) - SUB, D’Arce Choke at 3:56 of Rd 1

At 2:51 - 8. Sean O’Malley (13-1) DEF Thomas Almeida (22-5) - KO/TKO, Counter Left at 3:52 of Rd 3, Total 13:52

7. Miranda Maverick (9-2) DEF Gillian Robertson (9-6) - DEC, Unanimous

6. Jamie Mullarkey (13-4) DEF Khama Worthy (16-8) - KO/TKO, Left Hook to G&P at 0:46 of Rd 1

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS

5. Alonzo Menifield (10-2) DEF Fabio Cherant (7-2) - SUB, Von Flue Choke at 1:11 of Rd 1

4. Abubakar Nurmagomedov (16-3) DEF Jared Gooden (17-6) - DEC, Unanimous

3. Michael Oleksiejczuk (15-4) DEF Modestas Bukauskas (11-4) - DEC, SPLIT

2. Omar Morales (11-1) DEF Shane Young (13-6) - DEC, Unanimous

ESPN+ EARLY PRELIMS
1. Marc-André Barriault (12-4) DEF Abu Azaitar (14-3) - KO/TKO G&P at 4:56 of Rd 3, Total 14:56

UFC VEGAS 23 REACTIONS - 11:58

Here’s a look at the UFC VEGAS 23: ‘VETTORI VS HOLLAND’ RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:

ABC/ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. APR. 10

At 25:45 - 13. Marvin Vettori (17-3) DEF Kevin Holland (21-7) - DEC, Unanimous, Five Rounds

12. Arnold Allen (17-1) DEF Sodiq Yusuff (11-2) - DEC, Unanimous

At 23:56 - 11. Julian Marquez (9-2) DEF Sam Alvey (33-15) - SUB, Rear Naked Choke at 2:07 of Rd 2, Total 7:07

At 21:05 - 10. Mackenzie Dern (11-1) DEF Nina Ansaroff-Nunes (10-7) - SUB, Armbar at 4:48 of Rd 1

At 19:08 - 9. Daniel Rodriguez (14-2) DEF Mike Perry (14-8) - DEC, Unanimous

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 12PM/9AM ETPT

8. Joe Solecki (11-2) DEF Jim Miller (32-16) - DEC, Unanimous

7. Mateusz Gamrot (18-1) DEF Scott Holtzman (14-5) - KO/TKO, Punch to G&P at 1:22 of Rd 2, Total 6:22

At 17:46 - 6. John Makdessi (18-7) DEF Ignacio Bahamondes (11-4) - DEC, SPLIT

5. Jarjis Danho (6-1) DEF Yorgan De Castro (6-3) - KO/TKO, Right Hook at 3:02 of Rd 1

At 16:10 - 4. Jack Shore (14-0) DEF Hunter Azure (9-2) - DEC, SPLIT

3. Luis Saldaña (15-6) DEF Jordan Griffin (18-9) - DEC, Unanimous

At 15:45 - 2. Da Un Jung (14-2) DEF William Knight (9-2) - DEC, Unanimous

UFC FIGHT PASS EARLY PRELIMS | 11:30AM/8:30AM ETPT

At 12:14 - 1. Impa Kasanganay (9-1) DEF Sasha Palatnikov (6-3) - SUB, Rear Naked Choke at 0:26 of Rd 2, Total 5:26


UFC VEGAS 24 PICKS - 30:15

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC Vegas 24 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, April 17th., 2021.

Here’s a look at the fight card & records for the upcoming event via tapology.com (bout order has changed significantly since the show was recorded):

UFC VEGAS 24: ‘WHITTAKER VS GASTELUM’ (9 Cares)

ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. APR. 17 - 10PM/7PM ETPT (6 Cares)

13. 185lbs Robert Whittaker (22-5) vs Kelvin Gastelum (17-6) - At 48:04, 3 Cares

12. 155lbs Drakkar Klose (11-2) vs Jeremy Stephens (28-18) - At 45:33, 3 Cares

11. 265lbs Andrei Arlovski (30-20) vs Chase Sherman (15-6) - At 31:15, 0 Cares

10. 185lbs Abdul Razak Alhassan (10-3) vs Jacob Malkoun (4-1) - At 36:25, 0 Cares

9. 155lbs Luis Pena (8-3) vs Alex Munoz (6-1) - At 39:45, 0 Cares

8. 145lbs Ricardo Ramos (14-3) vs Bill Algeo (14-5) - At 38:00, 0 Cares BOUT CANCELLED since the show was recorded, Ramos removed due to “COVID-19 Protocols”

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 7PM/4PM ETPT (3 Cares)
7. 125lbs Tracy Cortez (8-0) vs Justine Kish (7-3) - At 42:03, 0 Cares

6. 265lbs Alexander Romanov (13-0) vs Juan Espino (10-1) - At 42:44, 2 Cares

5. 115lbs Jessica Penne (12-5) vs Lupita Godinez (5-0) - At 34:20, 0 Cares

4. 185lbs Gerald Meerschaert (31-14) vs Bartosz Fabiński (15-4) - At 45:02, 0 Cares

3. 135lbs Zarah Fairn (6-4) vs Josiane Nunes (7-1) - At 36:14, 0 Cares

2. 155lbs Austin Hubbard (12-5) vs Dakota Bush (8-2) - Bout added since show was recorded

  1. 135lbs Tony Gravely (20-6) vs Anthony Birchak (15-7) - At 36:57, 1 Care

* 155lbs Natan Levy (6-0) vs Austin Hubbard (12-5) - At 40:28, 0 Cares BOUT CANCELLED since the show was recorded, due to Levy being out with an injury

Be sure to follow Eugene on twitter @EugeneSRobinson, and of course you can catch Stephie @CrooklynMMA, and twice a week she’s on @MookieNCrookie AND @LevelChangePod.

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