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The Level Change Podcast 83: Ed Herman offered peanuts for cancelled fight, UFC Vegas 6 preview

Episode 83 discussion: Ed Herman only offered 10K for cancelled fight, Dana says Jones won’t be stripped, Kevin Lee has a new knee injury, Rodriguez-Zabit scrapped

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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.


Report: Ed Herman only got offered $10,000 following cancelled Gerald Meerschaert fight - 2:43

Dana White says there’s no plans to strip Jon Jones of light heavyweight title - 16:10

Kevin Lee tears right ACL while recovering from ACL surgery on left knee - 24:02

We can’t have nice things, Yair Rodriguez vs. Zabit Magomedsharipov scrapped - 31:55


Stephie: Vannata, Luque, Calderwood, Shahbazyan (1-3)

Mookie: Green, Brown, Calderwood, Shahbazyan (1-3)

Victor: Green, Luque, Calderwood, Shahbazyan (2-2)


Mookie: 69-53

Stephie: 68-54

Victor: 68-54


Mitrione-Johnson - 38:50

Chandler-Henderson 2 - 41:55


Means-Staropoli - 44:29

Dariush-Holtzman - 47:17

Weidman-Akhmedov - 51:09

Lewis-Oleinik - 56:27

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