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The Level Change Podcast 74: Dana looking to make a deal with Jones, UFC 250 preview

Episode 74 discussion: Dana White confident a deal can be made with Jon Jones, Israel Adesanya’s passionate speech at BLM protest, Cormier’s comments on proposed McGregor-Silva match, UFC 250 preview

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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.


Dana White confident he’ll eventually ‘figure it out’ with Jon Jones despite current tension - 2:38

Cormier: Anderson Silva vs. Conor McGregor is a ‘bigger fight’ than Ngannou vs. Jon Jones - 14:20

Fight Island is real! Kelvin Gastelum vs. Jack Hermansson agreed for July 18th - 22:22

Israel Adesanya speaks at Black Lives Matter protest in New Zealand - 28:45


Stephie: Smolka, Chookagian, Dern, Ivanov, Burns (3-2)

Victor: Smolka, Chookagian, Dern, Ivanov, Burns (3-2)

Mookie: Kenney, Chookagian, Dern, Ivanov, Burns (4-1)


Stephie: 40-32

Victor: 40-32

Mookie: 39-33

UFC 250

Formiga/Perez - 37:25

Kelleher/Stamann - 39:43

Hooper/Caceres - 42:48

O’Malley/Wineland - 45:35

Magny/Martin - 48:16

Sterling/Sandhagen - 51:11

Assuncao/Garbrandt - 55:19

Nunes/Spencer - 59:14

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