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The Level Change Podcast 56: UFC Raleigh, Zahabi calls for super lightweight division

Episode 56 discussion: UFC Raleigh picks, Bellator 238 picks, Zahabi calls for 165 lb division, Coach Kavanagh likes idea of McGregor-Gaethje, Faber wants Dillashaw ‘superfight’, Thiago Alves signs with BKFC

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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 56

Firas Zahabi calls for McGregor vs. Diaz 3 for 165 lbs title - 2:17

Coach Kavanagh likes the idea of Justin Gaethje vs. Conor McGregor… at welterweight - 13:00

Urijah Faber wants “superfight” with TJ Dillashaw in obvious misuse of the word “superfight” - 20:47

Thiago Alves, welcome to Bare Knuckle FC! - 28:27

UFC 246 Recap - 35:44

Mookie: Yusuff, Haqparast, Barber, Ferreira, Greene, Holm, McGregor (4-3)

Stephie: Fili, Haqparast, Barber, Ferreira, Oliynyk, Holm, McGregor (4-3)

Victor: Yusuff, Haqparast, Modafferi, Ferreira, Greene, Holm, Cerrone (4-3)


Mookie: 4-3

Stephie: 4-3

Victor: 4-3

Bellator 238 Predictions

Caldwell/Borics - 45:55

Cyborg/Budd - 48:38

UFC Raleigh Predictions

McMann/Lansberg - 51:59

Allen/Lentz - 54:53

Cifers/Hill - 57:18

RDA/Chiesa - 59:35

Blaydes/JDS - 1:02:25

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