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The Level Change Podcast 84: UFC 252 preview, Paige Vanzant’s new deal

Episode 84 discussion: Paige Vanzant’s ‘multi-million dollar’ deal with BKFC, UFC 252 preview, Rockhold planning comeback, Woodley-Covington is official

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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.


Paige VanZant spurns Bellator and signs with Bare Knuckle FC - 3:37

UFC releases Max Rohskopf after controversial debut - 14:51

Luke Rockhold names list of opponents he’d like to fight in his comeback - 23:24

Looks like Tyron Woodley vs. Colby Covington is set for September 19th - 32:07


Stephie: Johnson, Chandler, Staropoli, Dariush, Weidman, Lewis (5-1)

Mookie: Johnson, Chandler, Staropoli, Dariush, Weidman, Lewis (5-1)

Victor: Mitrione, Chandler, Means, Dariush, Akhmedov, Lewis (4-2)


Mookie: 74-54

Stephie: 73-55

Victor: 72-56

UFC 252

Miller/Pichel - 43:05

Dodson/Dvalishvili - 45:26

Burns/Pineda - 48:21

JDS/Rozenstruik - 50:31

O’Malley/Vera - 52:36

Stipe-DC - 55:41

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