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The Level Change Podcast 72: Smith responds to corner backlash, Zhang eyeing FLW bout with Shevchenko

Episode 72 discussion: Anthony Smith responds to backlash over corner/ref, Weili Zhang interested in flyweight bout with Valentina Shevchenko, Cejudo’s trainer says he is really retired, 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 72

Anthony Smith responds to corner backlash over not stopping Glover Teixeira fight - 3:42

Zhang Weili eyes flyweight title bout vs. Valentina Shevchenko - 15:46

Henry Cejudo’s coach contradicts manager, says Cejudo’s retirement is permanent - 22:54

Kevin Randleman posthumously inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame - 29:10

UFC on ESPN 8 Picks Recap/Walk of Shame - 35:45

Stephie: Vera, Anders, Barboza, Hill, Harris (0-5)

Victor: Vera, Jotko, Barboza, Hill, Harris (1-4)

Mookie: Vera, Anders, Barboza, Hill, Harris (0-5)


Stephie: 37-30

Victor: 37-30

Mookie: 35-32

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