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The Level Change Podcast 82: Khabib-Gaethje set, UFC Vegas 5 predictions

Episode 82 discussion: Khabib-Gaethje set, UFC Vegas, Dan Hardy responds, Corey Anderson’s gruesome injury, CSAC and Golden Boy take responsibility for women’s boxing mismatch

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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 confirms Khabib vs. Gaethje is set for October 24th - 2:44

Dan Hardy responds to Herb Dean’s claim that Francisco Trinaldo-Jai Herbert stoppage wasn’t late - 12:10

Corey Anderson details absolutely horrifying facial injury suffered one week after Jan Blachowicz fight - 19:14

CSAC, Golden Boy Boxing take responsibility for sanctioning gross seven-second women’s boxing KO - 25:40


Stephie: Pettis, Chimaev, Oliveira, Craig, Rodriguez, Gustafsson, Shogun, Whittaker (6-2)

Mookie: Pettis, Chimaev, Oliveira, Craig, Esparza, Gustafsson, Shogun, Whittaker (7-1)

Victor: Bandejas, Chimaev, Oliveira, Antighulov, Esparza, Gustafsson, Shogun, Whittaker (5-3)


Mookie: 68-50

Stephie: 67-51

Victor: 66-52


Giles/Holland - 42:40

Vannata/Green 2 - 44:35

Luque/Brown - 47:04

Calderwood/Maia - 50:37

Brunson/Shahbazyan - 52:52

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