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The Level Change Podcast 153: UFC updates Covid policy, Fight Night picks

Episode 153 discussion: UFC updates their Covid policy, Dustin Poirier angling for fight with Nate Diaz, Kevin Lee signs with Eagle FC

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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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UFC updates its COVID-19 policy, but won’t charge fighters and corners for their own tests as initially reported - 2:46

Kevin Lee signs with Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Eagle FC - 15:09

Dustin Poirier angling for Nate Diaz fight - 23:57

Andre Muniz upset over not getting bonus at UFC 269 - 31:14

UFC 269 RECAP - 40:23

Stephie: Cruz, Emmett, O’Malley, Kara-France, Ponzinibbio, Nunes, Poirier (4-3)

Mookie: Munhoz, Emmett, O’Malley, Kara-France, Neal, Nunes, Poirier (4-3)

Victor: Cruz, Ige, O’Malley, Kara-France, Ponzinibbio, Nunes, Oliveira (4-3)


Stephie: 134-89-5

Mookie: 132-91-5

Victor: 130-93-5


Pennington-Chiasson - 46:24

Swanson-Elkins - 48:48

Ferreira-Gamrot - 51:09

Assuncao-Simon - 52:03

Lemos-Hill - 53:53

Thompson-Muhammad - 56:18

Lewis-Daukaus - 59:04

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