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UFC Vegas 33 Reactions & UFC 265 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 265: LEWIS VS GANE

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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 33 REACTIONS – 1:11

Overall, this now whittled down 10-bout card saw two exhilarating first round finishes, four impressive KO/TKO’s, no submissions, five decisions – one majority, as well as one majority draw. Rounding things out, bonuses for putting forth POTN efforts went to Cheyenne Buys & Melsik Baghdasaryan; FOTN honors went to Jason Witt vs. Bryan Barberena. What a night of fights we have to share with you, join us to discuss all the action...

Here’s a look at the fight results & updated records for the entire ‘UFC VEGAS 33’ fight card:

ESPN/ESPN+ MAIN CARD

At 10:02 – 10. 185lbs: Sean Strickland (24-3) DEF. Uriah Hall (17-10) – DEC, Unanimous (50-44, 50-45, 49-46)

At 18:47 – 9. 115lbs: Cheyanne Buys (6-2) DEF. Gloria de Paula (5-4) – KO/TKO, Head Kick & Punches at 1:00 of Rd 1

8. 170lbs: Jared Gooden (17-6) DEF. Niklas Stolze (12-4) – KO/TKO, Right Cross at 1:08 of Rd 1

At 25:35 – 7. 145lbs: Meisik Baghdasaryan (6-1) DEF. Collin Anglin (8-2) – KO/TKO, Head Kick & Punches at 1:50 of Rd 2, Total 6:50

At 25:53 – 6. 170lbs: Jason Witt (19-7) DEF. Bryan Barberena (15-8) – MAJORITY DECISION (28-28, 29-27, 29-28)

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS
5. 155lbs: Chris Gruetzemacher (15-4) DEF. Rafa Garcia (12-2) – DEC, Unanimous (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

4. 145lbs: Danny Chavez (11-4-1) vs. Kai Kamaka III (8-4-1) – MAJORITY DRAW (29-27 Kamaka, 28-28, 28-28)

3. 115lbs: Jinh Yu Frey (11-6) DEF. Ashley Yoder (8-8) – DEC, Unanimous (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

2. 125lbs: Zarrukh Adashev (4-3) DEF. Ryan Benoit (10-8) – DEC, Unanimous (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

1. 170lbs: Philip Rowe (8-3) DEF. Orion Cosce (7-1) – KO/TKO, Punches at 4:21 of Rd 2, Total 9:21


BELLATOR 263: ‘Patricio Pitbull vs. AJ McKee, Jr. – At 27:03


UFC 265 PICKS – 32:23

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC 265 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 Toyota Center, in Houston, Texas, this Saturday, August 7th., 2021.

Here’s a look at the fight card & records for the upcoming event via tapology.com (bout order subject to change):

UFC 265: ‘DERRICK LEWIS VS CIRYL GANE’ (18 Cares)

ESPN/ESPN+ MAIN PPV CARD | SAT. AUG 7 - 9PM/6PM ETPT (15 Cares)
13. UFC Interim Heavyweight Championship: Derrick Lewis (25-7) vs. Ciryl Gane (9-0), 5 Rounds – At 33:32+49:36, 3 Cares

12. 135lbs: José Aldo (29-7) vs. Pedro Munhoz (19-5) – At 48:10, 3 Cares

11. 170lbs: Vicente Luque (20-7) vs. Michael Chiesa (17-4) – At 45:12, 3 Cares

10. 115lbs: Tecia Torres (12-5) vs. Angela Hill (13-9) – At 43:03, 3 Cares

9. 135lbs: Yadong Song (16-5) vs. Casey Kenney (16-3) – At 41:52, 3 Cares

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 8PM/5PM ETPT (3 Cares)
8. 155lbs: Rafael Fiziev (9-1) vs. Bobby Green (27-11) – At 37:50, 3 Cares

7. 135lbs: Drako Rodriguez (7-2) vs. Vince Morales (9-5) – At 35:00

6. 205lbs: Ed Herman (25-14) vs. Alonzo Menifield (10-2) – At 37:23

5. 115lbs: Karolina Kowalkiewicz (12-6) vs. Jessica Penne (13-5) – At 36:09

UFC Fight Pass EARLY PRELIMS | 6PM/3PM ETPT (0 Cares)
4. 125lbs: Manel Kape (15-6) vs. Ode Osbourne (9-3) – At 35:40

3. 135lbs: Miles Johns (11-1) vs. Anderson dos Santos (21-8) – At 35:26

2. 125lbs: Victoria Leonardo (8-3) vs. Melissa Gatto (6-0-2) – At 35:12

1. 135lbs: Johnny Munoz, Jr. (10-1) vs. Jamey Simmons (7-3) – At 34:47

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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