UFC Vegas 72 Cares & UFC Vegas 71 Reactions | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

It's time for another one of our infamous and patented, 'Care/Don't Care UFC Podcasts, with your talent: Eugene, John & Stephie!

By: June M. Williams | 2 months ago
UFC Vegas 72 Cares & UFC Vegas 71 Reactions | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

Welcome to another one of our infamous and patented ‘Care/Don’t Care’ Podcasts, with…

Your Talented Trio of Hosts

The astounding Eugene S. Robinson: author of the ‘Eugene S. Robinson Substack’, the upcoming “A Walk Across Dirty Water and Straight Into Murderer’s Row: A Memoir”, & the ‘Fight Book’, Fight: Everything You Wanted to Know About Ass-Kicking But Were Afraid You’d Get Your Ass Kicked for Asking”, host of ‘The Eugene S. Robinson Show Stomper! Podcast’, and co-host of the ‘If The Shoes Fit Podcast’, as well as the recently released, ‘Bad Boss Brief Podcast’.

Eugene is joined by his co-hort, the indubitable John S. Nash: our chief financials columnist and host of our brand new ‘Hey Not the Face! Podcast’, co-host of our ‘Show Money Podcast’, & he is also one of the co-hosts of the ‘If The Shoes Fit Podcast’.

The guys are moderated by the insightful Stephie Haynes: of Bloody Elbow’s ‘The Level Change Podcast’& the ‘Crooklyn’s Corner Podcast’, and our Bloody Elbow Podcast Producer.

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Show Format

  • Review our ‘Cares’ while offering up our UFC Vegas 71 ‘Pavlovich vs Blaydes’ reactions to bouts from that event.
  • Announce each fight on the upcoming UFC Vegas 72 card, quickly commenting on which fights are “HOT”, and which fights are “NOT” – by indicating if they care about the bout or not. (This is based on several criteria, including relevancy to the sport as a whole).

This format of “Caring” or “Not Caring” about each bout is geared to our listeners who consider themselves to be “Casual MMA Fans”. We endeavor to steer you toward fights which affect rankings, title contention, possess significant meaning, or are sure to be “must see tv” exciting fights; therefore saving you the tedium of watching every fight on every card – or perhaps missing out on something you might have otherwise skipped.

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~ June M. Williams: BE Production Mgr, Ombudsperson, Podcast Syndication & Lead Fixer

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UFC Vegas 71 ‘Pavlovich vs Blaydes’ Reactions (1:55)

This now 11-bout card saw four exciting first round finishes, five thrilling KO/TKO’s, no subs, and five hard-fought decisions, one split. Plus, one No Contest. Post-Fight performance bonuses for UFC Vegas 71 were awarded to: Sergei Pavlovich, Bruno Silva, Christos Giagos, and Montel Jackson. No FOTN for this event.

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Official C/DC UFC Vegas 71 Care Tally Infographic | Graphic: June M. Williams & Anton Tabuena
3:5611. Sergei Pavlovich (18-1) DEF. Curtis Blaydes (17-4)TKO (strikes) at 1:10 of Round 5
9:1810. Bruno Silva (23-8) DEF. Brad Tavares (19-8)submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:49 of Round 2
15:509. Bobby ‘King’ Green (29-14-1) vs. Jared Gooden (19-6-0)No Contest (accidental head clash) at 4:35 of Round 1
27:028. Iasmin Lucindo (14-5) DEF. Brogan Walker (7-4)unanimous decision (30-27×3) 
7. Jeremiah Wells (12-2) DEF. Matt Semelsberger (11-5)split decision (30-37×2), (29-28)
30:456. Christos Giagos (20-10) DEF. Ricky Glenn (22-7-2)KO (left hand) at 1:35 of Round 1
31:155. Montel Jackson (13-2) DEF. Rani Yahya (28-11-1)KO (punches) at 3:42 of Round 1
31:554. Norma Dumont (9-2) DEF. Karol Rosa (16-5)unanimous decision (29-28×3)
34:173. Mohammed Usman (9-2) DEF. Junior Tafa (4-1)unanimous decision (29-28×3)
35:042. William Gomis (12-2) DEF. Francis Marshall (7-1)split decision (29-28×2, 29-28)
35:141. Brady Hiestand (7-2) DEF. Batgerel Danaa (12-5)TKO (punches) at 4:21 of Round 3
Official UFC Vegas 72 Scorecards
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UFC Vegas 72: Song vs. Simón ‘Cares’ & ‘Don’t Cares’ (36:20 — 4 Cares)

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’, then our trio will go about predicting the UFC Fight Night event bout sheet from the bottom up, wrapping up the C/DC quick-picks portion of the show with the Main Event. This UFC on ESPN+ event will take place from UFC’s APEX Facility, in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Saturday, April 29th., 2023.

Here’s a look at the fight card for the upcoming UFC event via tapology.com, bout order subject to change…


ATBOUTEugene’s CaresJohn’s CaresStephie’s Cares
44:2312. Song Yadong (19-7-1) vs. Ricky Simón (20-3)SimónSimónSimón
11. Caio Borralho (13-1) vs. Michal Oleksiejcuk (18-5)
10. Cody Brundage (8-3) vs. Rodolfo Vieira (8-2)
9. Julian Erosa (28-10) vs. Fernando Padilla (14-4)
8. Waldo Cortes-Acosta (9-0) vs. Marcos Rogério de Lima (20-8-1)


ATBOUTEugene’s CaresJohn’s CaresStephie’s Cares
7. Martin Buday (11-1) vs. Jake Collier (13-8)
40:106. Natan Levy (8-1) vs. Pete Rodriguez (5-1)Levy
5. Cody Durden (14-4) vs. Charles Johnson (13-4)
4. Josh Quinlan (6-0) vs. Trey Waters (7-1)
3. Stephanie Egger (8-3) vs. Irina Alekseeva (4-1)
2. Brian Kelleher (24-14) vs. Journey Newson (10-4)
1. Hailey Cowan (7-2) vs. Jamey-Lyn-Horth (5-0)
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Official C/DC UFC Vegas 72 Care Tally Infographic | Graphic: June M. WIlliams & Anton Tabuena

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June M. Williams
June M. Williams

June M. Williams is the Bloody Elbow Production Manager & Ombudsperson, as well as our Podcast Syndicator. She is also an acting author, editor & lead fixer for Bloody Elbow. She began work for the Combat Sports Division of SB Nation in 2010, making BE her primary home since 2013.

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