UFC 263 Reactions & UFC Vegas 29 Picks | Care/Don’t Care Podcast

June M. Williams

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 29: JUNG VS IGE!

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 263 REACTIONS – 2:22

Overall, this 14-bout card saw two exhilarating first round finishes, two astounding submissions (including our Co-Main), one impressive seven-second KO/TKO, and ten hard fought decisions – one split, one majority. Rounding things out, bonuses for putting forth POTN efforts went to Brandon Moreno and Paul Craig; FOTN honors went to Drew Dober vs. Brad Riddell. What a night of fights we have to share with you, join us to discuss all the action…

Here’s a look at the UFC 263: ‘ADESANYA VS VETTORI 2’ RESULTS & UPDATED FIGHT RECORDS:

ESPN+ MAIN PPV CARD | SAT. JUNE 12
At 6:37 – 14. UFC Middleweight Championship: Israel Adesanya (21-1) DEF Marvin Vettori (17-4) – DEC, Unanimous

At 12:10 – 13. UFC Flyweight Championship: Brandon Moreno (19-5) DEF Deiveson Figueiredo (20-2) – SUB, Rear Naked Choke at 2:26 of Rd 3 of 5, Total 12:26

At 17:02 – 12. Five-Round Bout: Leon Edwards (19-3) DEF Nate Diaz (20-13) – DEC, Unanimous

At 22:36 – 11. Belal Muhammad (19-3) DEF Demian Maia (28-11) – DEC, Unanimous

10. Paul Craig (15-4) DEF Jamahal Hill (8-1) – SUB, Injury via ARMBAR at 1:59 of Rd 1

ESPN/ESPN+ PRELIMS
At 23:50 – 9. Brad Riddell (10-1) DEF Drew Dober (23-11) – DEC, Unanimous

8. Eryk Anders (14-5) DEF Darren Stewart (12-7) – DEC, Unanimous

At 24:50 – 7. Lauren Murphy (15-4) DEF Joanne Calderwood (15-6) – DEC, SPLIT

At 27:45 – 6. Movsar Evloev (15-0) DEF Hakeem Dawodu (12-2) – DEC, Unanimous

UFC Fight Pass/ESPN+ PRELIMS
5. Pannie Kianzad (15-5) DEF Alexis Davis (20-11) – DEC, Unanimous

At 28:08 – 4. Terrance McKinney (11-1) DEF Matt Frevola (8-3) – KO/TKO, Left Cross to G&P at 0:07 of Rd 1

3. Steven Peterson (19-9) DEF Chase Hooper (10-2) – DEC, Unanimous

2. Fares Ziam (12-3) DEF Luigi Vendramini (9-2) – DEC, MAJORITY

1. Carlos Felipe (11-1) DEF Jake Collier (12-6) – DEC, SPLIT

UFC VEGAS 29 PICKS – 28:21

At this point in the show we offer you our ‘disclaimer’ and then our trio will go about predicting the UFC Vegas 29 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 19th., 2021.

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

UFC VEGAS 29: ‘KOREAN ZOMBIE VS DAN IGE’ (11 Cares)

ESPN+ MAIN CARD | SAT. JUNE 19 – 7PM/4PM ETPT (8 Cares)
13. 145lbs: Chan Sung Jung (16-6) vs. Dan Ige (15-3) – At 39:16, 3 Cares

12. 265lbs: Aleksei Oleinik (59-15) vs. Sergey Spivak (12-2) – At 37:56, 1 Care

11. 170lbs: Dhiego Lima (15-8) vs. Matt Brown (22-18) – At 37:30

10. 185lbs: Wellington Turman (16-4) vs. Bruno Silva (19-6) – At 32:59

9. 135lbs: Marlon Vera (18-7) vs. Davey Grant (11-4) – At 36:35, 3 Cares

8. 170lbs: Tim Means (31-12) vs. Danny Roberts (17-5) – At 29:11, 1 Care

ESPN 2/ESPN+ PRELIMS | 4PM/1PM ETPT (3 Cares)
7. 115lbs: Virna Jandiroba (16-2) vs. Kanako Murata (15-5) – At 34:59, 2 Cares

6. 265lbs: Josh Parisian (13-4) vs. Roque Martinez (15-7) – At 34:22

5. 145lbs: Julian Erosa (25-8) vs. Seung Woo Choi (9-3) – At 32:42

4. 125lbs: Lara Procópio (7-1) vs. Casey O’Neill (6-0) – At 32:29

3. 205lbs: Nick Negumereanu (9-1) vs. Aleksa Camur (6-1) – At 32:08

2. 155lbs: Joaquim Silva (11-2) vs. Ricky Glenn (21-6) – At 31:44

1. 170lbs: Matt Semelsberger (8-2) vs. Khaos Williams (11-2) – At 30:37, 1 Care

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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