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The Level Change Podcast 39: Stephens-Rodriguez 2, UFC Copenhagen, Bellator 227, 228

Episode 39 discussion: Jeremey Stephens and Yair Rodriguez have heated hotel confrontation, Coach Kavanagh wants Conor’s return fight to be against Frankie Edgar, Cormier’s last fight, UFC Copenhagen, Bellator 227 & 228, 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 39

Jeremy Stephens, Yair Rodriguez have heated altercation after UFC Mexico - 2:20

Brian Ortega vs. The Korean Zombie headlines UFC Korea - 11:05

Coach Kavanagh wants to see Frankie Edgar be Conor McGregor’s comeback fight - 16:43

Daniel Cormier confirms next fight vs. Stipe Miocic will be his last - 23:48

UFC Mexico Recap - 36:28

Mookie: Eubanks, Moreira, Pettis, Grasso, Rodriguez (1-3, 1 NC)

Stephie: Eubanks, Moreira, Pettis, Grasso, Stephens (1-3, 1 NC)

Victor: Eubanks, Moreira, Pettis, Esparza, Stephens (2-2, 1 NC)


Mookie: 126-82-4 NC/Draw

Stephie: 124-84-4 NC/Draw

Victor: 119-89-4 NC/Draw

Bellator 227

Bendo/Jury - 45:21

Bellator 228

Caldwell/Corrales - 47:24

McKee/Karakhanyan - 49:37

Machida/Mousasi - 51:34

Pitbull/Archuleta - 56:31

UFC Copenhagen

Diakiese/Vannata - 58:19

Dalby/Oliveira - 1:00:43

Cutelaba/Rountree - 1:02:36

Burns/Nelson - 1:04:47

Hermansson/Cannonier - 1:08:46

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