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The Level Change Podcast 61: Gaethje-McGregor, UFC Norfolk, Wilder’s weird excuse, Tito’s win overturned

Episode 61 discussion: Could there be a McGregor-Gaethje fight on the horizon?, Wilder’s excuse, UFC Norfolk preview, Tito Ortiz’ Combate Americas win overturned, 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 61

UFC in reported preliminary talks to book Conor McGregor vs. Justin Gaethje; Justin’s manager denies it as being true - 3:09

Aljamain Sterling trashes Cejudo-Aldo fight, is open to Petr Yan fight in the summer - 12:51

Deontay Wilder comes up with the worst excuse of all-time for getting his ass kicked by Tyson Fury - 25:00

Tito Ortiz vs. Alberto El Patron flipped from Ortiz win to No Decision by Texas “pending further investigation” - 32:40

UFC Auckland Recap - 41:08

Stephie: Matthews, Kara-France, Crute, Hooker, Ruth, Wilder (4-2)

Mookie: Matthews, Kara-France, Oleksiejczuk, Hooker, Amosov, Wilder (4-2)

Victor: Matthews, Kara-France, Crute, Hooker, Amosov, Wilder (5-1)


Victor: 17-14

Stephie: 17-14

Mookie: 16-15

UFC Norfolk

Brady/Naurdiev - 45:38

Tybura/Spivac - 48:05

Ankalaev/Cutelaba - 51:13

Spencer/Fairn - 53:33

Benavidez/Figueiredo - 58:25

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