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Level Change Podcast 50: UFC 245 picks, Gaethje frustrated with Dana’s future LW title plans

Episode 50 discussion: Gaethje’s frustration with Dana White’s plan for the LW title picture, Woodley refuses to fight on the UFC London card, Ngannou open to free agency, Carmouche’s release, UFC 245 predictions

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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 50

Dana White angling for Khabib vs. McGregor rematch if both win next fights, Justin Gaethje not happy – 1:58

Tyron Woodley refuses to fight at UFC London, Leon Edwards wants to fight him in London – 13:40

Francis Ngannou not happy with UFC, open to exploring free agency - 22:17

Liz Carmouche claims UFC released her because she kept beating other flyweight contenders - 28:50

UFC DC Recap – 37:15

Mookie: Joshua, Ortiz, Means, Yadong, Font, Ladd, Struve, Rodriguez, Overeem (5-2-2)

Stephie: Ruiz, Ortiz, Means, Yadong, Font, Ladd, Rothwell, Rodriguez, Overeem (5-2-2)

Victor: Ruiz, Ortiz, Means, Stamann, Font, Ladd, Struve, Calvillo, Rozenstruik (5-2-2)


Mookie: 163-107-8 NC/Draw

Stephie: 158-112-8 NC/Draw

Victor: 157-113-8 NC/Draw

UFC 245

Eye/Araujo - 43:29

Brown/Saunders - 46:38

Vieira/Aldana - 48:50

Neal/Perry - 52:01

Faber/Yan - 55:03

Aldo/Moraes - 57:06

Nunes/de Randamie - 59:53

Holloway/Volkanovski - 1:03:25

Usman/Covington - 1:06:23

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