UFC Vegas 18 Reactions & UFC 258 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

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…

By: June M. Williams | 3 years ago
UFC Vegas 18 Reactions & UFC 258 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast
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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.


Here’s a look at the event RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:

At 2:35 – 12. MAIN EVENT: Alexander Volkov (33-8) DEF. Alistair Overeem (47-19) – KO/TKO, Hook Combo at 2:06 of Rd 2, Total 7:06

At 6:14 – 11. CO-MAIN: Cory Sandhagen (14-2) DEF. Frankie Edgar (24-9) – KO/TKO, Flying Knee at 0:28 of Rd 1

At 12:09 – 10. Clay Guida (36-20) DEF. Michael Johnson (19-17) – DEC, Unanimous

At 15:50 – 9. Alexandre Pantoja (23-5) DEF. Manel Kape (15-4) – DEC, Unanimous

At 20:07 – 8. Beneil Dariush (20-4) DEF. Carlos Diego Ferreira (17-3) – DEC, Split

At 23:04 – 7. Danilo Marques (11-2) DEF. Mike Rodriguez (11-6) – SUB, Rear Naked Choke at 4:52 of Rd 2, Total 9:52

FIGHT OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) Beniel Dariush vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira
PERFORMANCES OF THE NIGHT: ($50K ea.) 1. Alexander Volkov 2. Corey Sandhagen

At 23:42 – 6. Devonte Smith (11-2) DEF. Justin Jaynes (16-7) – KO/TKO, Dr. Stoppage (Eye Injury) at 3:38 of Rd 2, Total 8:38

5. Karol Rosa (14-3) DEF. Joselyne Edwards (10-3) – DEC, Unanimous

4. Lara Procópio (7-1) DEF. Molly McCann (10-4) – DEC, Unanimous8

3. Seung Woo Choi (9-3) DEF. Youssef Zalal (10-4) – DEC, Unanimous

2. Timur Valiev (17-2) DEF. Martin Day (8-6) – DEC, Unanimous

At 25:25 – 1. Ode Osbourne (9-3) DEF. Jerome Rivera (10-5) – KO/TKO, Left Cross at 0:26 of Rd 1

UFC 258 PICKS: 27:22

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC 258 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 258: ‘USMAN VS BURNS’ (13 Cares)

ESPN+ PPV MAIN CARD | SAT. FEB. 13 – 10PM/7PM ETPT (6 Cares)

12. UFC Welterweight Championship 5 Rd Bout: 170lbs Kamaru Usman (17-1) vs Gilbert Burns (19-3) – At 47:34, 3 Cares

11. CO-MAIN: 125lbs Maycee Barber (8-1) vs. Alexa Grasso (12-3) – At 44:32, 1 Care

10. 185lbs Kelvin Gastelum (16-6) vs. Ian Heinisch (14-3) – At 43:20, 1 Care

9. 135lbs Pedro Munhoz (18-5)vs. Jimmie Rivera (23-4) – At 39:38, 1 Care

8. 185lbs Julian Marquez (7-2) vs. Maki Pitolo (13-7) – At 37:43, 0 Cares


7. 155lbs Bobby Green (27-11) vs. Jim Miller (32-15) – At 33:18, 3 Cares

6. 185lbs Rodolfo Vieira (7-0) vs. Anthony Hernandez (7-2) – At 32:38, 0 Cares

5. 170lbs Dhiego Lima (15-7) vs. Belal Muhammad (17-3) – At 31:10, 3 Cares

4. 115lbs Polyana Viana (11-4) vs. Mallory Martin (7-3) – At 30:36, 0 Cares


3. 145lbs Ricky Simón (17-3) vs. Brian Kelleher (22-11) – At 29:03, 1 Care

2. 170lbs Gabe Green (9-3) vs. Philip Rowe (7-2) – At 28:45, 0 Cares

1. 125lbs Gillian Robertson (9-5) vs. Miranda Maverick (8-2) – At 28:08, 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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June M. Williams
June M. Williams

June M. Williams is the Bloody Elbow Ombudsperson, Lead Fixer, Author, Statistician, Watch Party Moderator, and Podcast Network & Syndication Manager.

She began work for the Combat Sports Division of SB Nation in 2010, making Bloody Elbow her primary home since 2014.

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