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The Level Change Podcast 42: Ali Abdelaziz facing charges, banned from PFL events

Episode 42 discussion, Ali Abdelaziz facing two charges and banned from PFL events, Jon Jones reaches plea deal, CSAC’s new rules for weight-cutting, Aspen Ladd’s appeal, more

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Welcome to the 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 42

Ali Abdelaziz gets two battery charges, barred from PFL events pending case results - 3:52

Jon Jones pleads no contest over strip club - 15:05

CSAC will now cancel bouts if fighters weigh more than 15% above contracted weight limit on fight night - 22:41

Aspen Ladd’s appeal to have Germaine de Randamie result overturned denied, but only barely! - 30:29

UFC Tampa Recap - 40:16

Mookie: Nemkov, Figueiredo, Griffin, Price, Dern, Gracie, Joanna (4-3)

Stephie: Nemkov, Figueiredo, Griffin, Price, Dern, Swanson, Joanna (5-2)

Victor: Nemkov, Figueiredo, Griffin, Price, Dern, Gracie, Joanna (4-3)


Mookie: 140-91-4 NC/Draw

Stephie: 137-94-4 NC/Draw

Victor: 131-100-4 NC/Draw

UFC Boston

Bermudez/Rosa - 49:23

Winn/Stewart - 51:33

Barber/Robertson - 53:59

Hardy/Sosoli - 56:37

Stephens/Rodriguez - 59:02

Weidman/Reyes - 1:01:46

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