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The Level Change Podcast 149: McGregor ‘knew’ leg break might happen, UFC Vegas 43

Episode 149 discussion: Conor McGregor says he knew his leg might sustain injury going into 3rd fight with Poirier, UFC Vegas 43 preview, Tate’s thoughts on dating coaches, Santos-Ankalaev

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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.

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Mystic Mac knew in advance he’d risk a leg break vs. Dustin Poirier - 2:30

Miesha Tate calls women’s MMA fighters dating their coaches “generally problematic” - 14:23

Thiago Santos vs. Magomed Ankalaev targeted for UFC main event in March - 28:01

Gilbert Burns doesn’t think Khamzat Chimaev fight makes sense, but not opposed to matchup - 33:40

UFC VEGAS 42 RECAP - 41:06

Stephie: Cyborg, Williams, Song, Spencer, Rothwell, Holloway (5-1)

Mookie: Cyborg, Baeza, Song, Spencer, Rothwell, Holloway (4-2)

Victor: Cyborg, Baeza, Arce, Spencer, De Lima, Holloway (4-2)


Stephie: 129-76-5

Mookie: 125-80-5

Victor: 123-82-5


Yanez-Grant - 42:40

Wood-Santos - 46:17

Kang-Yahya - 48:45

Brady-Chiesa - 49:51

Tate-Vieira - 53:09

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