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Level Change Podcast 53: Dana, Mayweather, Edson, PFL and our 2019 ‘Best Of’ Awards

Episode 53: Our 2019 “Best Of” awards, Dana throws Gaethje under the bus, Mayweather to fight again (?), PFL to trim roster, Edson Barboza to 145

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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 53

Dana White partially explains Justin Gaethje’s title shot snub by saying he’s been turning down fights - 2:31

It sounds like Dana White has a deal in place for Floyd Mayweather to fight again - 14:41

Edson Barboza’s terrible, no good, very bad idea - 25:01

PFL plans roster overhaul for season three - 33:49

Bellator - Rizin - PFL Picks recap -40:58

Mookie: Rampage, Chandler, Page, Larkin, Yamauchi, Ham, Prochazka, Harrison, Cooper (8-1)

Stephie: Rampage, Chandler, Page, Larkin, Yamauchi, Ham, Prochazka, Harrison, Cooper (8-1)

Victor: Fedor, Chandler, Page, Larkin, Cruickshank, Hamasaki, Prochazka, Pacheco, Cooper (6-3)

Standings

Mookie: 183-112-8 NC/Draw

Stephie: 178-117-8 NC/Draw

Victor: 173-122-8 NC/Draw

2019 MMA Awards

KO of the Year - 50:17

Submission of the Year - 52:35

Fighter of the Year - 55:20

Fight of the Year - 1:00:22

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