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Level Change Podcast 03: UFC Brooklyn predictions, Aldo’s retirement plans

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Episode 03 discussion on Jose Aldo’s retirement plans, BJ Penn’s lack of retirement plans and a breakdown of seven select fights from UFC Brooklyn.

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Welcome to the Level Change Podcast, our combat sports themed variety show hosted by Stephie Haynes, Mookie Alexander and Victor Rodriguez, featuring the news of the week, fight card breakdowns and analysis, a roundup of regional promotions’ cards and fights, and whatever else we decide is important enough or entertaining enough to bring to your ears.

Here is a summary of the topics discussed, complete with the time stamps for when each interview or special segment begins. As always, we hope you enjoy listening to the show as much as we enjoyed recording it.

Episode 03

  • UFC 232 draws estimated 700,000 buys – 3:38
  • BJ Penn noncommittal on retirement in statement released after Ryan Hall loss – 12:41
  • Jose Aldo says he wants three more fights in Brazil, then retirement – 19:47
  • Fight bookings roundup – 27:34
  1. Till-Masvidal
  2. Nelson-Edwards
  3. Wonderboy-Pettis
  4. Gaethje-Barboza
  • UFC Brooklyn staff picks for the following fights – 39:26
  1. Cerrone vs. Hernandez – 40:20
  2. Teixeira vs. Roberson – 43:16
  3. PVZ vs. Ostovich – 45:48
  4. Benavidez vs. Ortiz – 50:42
  5. Gillespie vs. Medeiros – 52:48
  6. Hardy vs. Crowder – 54:35
  7. Cejudo vs. Dillashaw – 56:11

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