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UFC Vegas 29 Reactions & UFC Vegas 30 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 30: GANE VS VOLKOV!

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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.


Overall, this 12-bout card saw three exhilarating first round finishes, five impressive KO/TKO’s – one stoppage, one sweet technical submission, and six decisions, including our Main & Co-Main events - two of those six being Split. Rounding things out, bonuses for putting forth POTN efforts went to Matt Brown & Seungwoo Choi; FOTN honors went to Vera vs. Grant. What a night of fights we have to share with you, join us to discuss all the action...



At 24:30 – 12. Chan Sung Jung (17-6) DEF. Dan Ige (15-4) – DEC, Unanimous

At 21:40 – 11. Sergey Spivak (13-2) DEF. Aleksei Oleinik (59-16) – DEC, Unanimous

At 17:51 – 10. Marlon Vera (19-7) DEF. Davey Grant (11-5) – DEC, Unanimous

At 16:11 – 9. SeungWoo Choi (10-3) DEF. Julian Erosa (25-9) – KO/TKO, Left Hook to G&P at 1:37 of Rd 1

At 13:38 – 8. Bruno Silva (20-6) DEF. Wellington Turman (16-5) – KO/TKO, G&P at 4:45 of Rd 1

At 10:00 – 7. Matt Brown (23-18) DEF. Dhiego Lima (15-9) – KO/TKO, Right Straight at 3:02 of Rd 2, Total 8:02

6. Nick Negumereanu (10-1) DEF. Aleksa Camur (6-2) – DEC, SPLIT

At 7:52 – 5. Virna Jandiroba (17-2) DEF. Kanako Murata (12-2) – KO/TKO, Dr Stoppage (Arm/Shoulder Injury) at the end of the second round

4. Khaos Williams (12-2) DEF. Matt Semelsberger (8-3) – DEC, Unanimous

3. Josh Parisian (14-4) DEF. Roque Martinez (15-8) – DEC, SPLIT

At 7:29 – 2. Ricky Glenn (22-6) DEF. Joaquim Silva (11-3) – KO/TKO, Left Hook to Flurry of Punches at 0:37 of Rd 1

At 7:00 – 1. Casey O’Neill (7-0) DEF. Lara Procopio (7-2) – SUB, Standing Rear Naked Choke at 2:54 of Rd 3, Total 12:54

UFC VEGAS 30 PICKS – 29:18

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC Vegas 30 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 Center, in Las Vegas, Nevada, this Saturday, June 26th., 2021.

Here’s a look at the fight card & records for the upcoming event via (bout order subject to change, it has already changed since the show was recorded):


ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. JUNE 26 - 4PM/1PM ETPT (12 Cares)
12. 265lbs: Ciryl Gane (8-0) vs. Alexander Volkov (33-8) - At 49:38, 3 Cares

11. 265lbs: Ovince St. Preux (25-15) vs. Tanner Boser (19-8) - At 43:23

10. 205lbs: Danilo Marques (11-2) vs. Kennedy Nzechukwu (8-1) - At 47:10

9. 145lbs: Andre Fili (21-8) vs. Daniel Pineda (27-14) - At 30:33, 3 Cares

8. 170lbs: Nicolas Dalby (19-3) vs. Tim Means (31-12) - At 44:25, 3 Cares

7. 155lbs: Renato Moicano (14-4) vs. Jai Herbert (10-2) - At 36:00, 3 Cares

6. 135lbs: Raoni Barcelos (16-1) vs. Timur Valiev (17-2) - At 39:22, 3 Cares

5. 170lbs: Michel Prazeres (26-3) vs. Shavkat Rakhmonov (13-0) - At 42:04, 1 Care

4. 205lbs: Marcin Prachnio (14-5) vs. Ike Villanueva (18-11) - At 35:45

3. 135lbs: Julia Avila (8-2) vs. Julija Stoliarenko (9-4) - At 33:43

2. 145lbs: Charles Rosa (13-5) vs. Justin Jaynes (16-7) - At 41:31

1. 155lbs: Yancy Medeiros (15-7) vs. Damir Hadžović (13-6) - At 35:03

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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