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The Level Change Podcast 115: UFC Vegas 22, Usman-Masvidal 2, Whittaker-Gastelum

Episode 115 discussion: UFC Vegas 22 predictions, UFC 261 headed to Florida, Whittaker-Gastelum set after Costa’s withdrawal due to illness, Covington on refusal to fight Leon Edwards

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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.


UFC 261 set for Florida with three title fights… and full house of fans - 2:46

Kelvin Gastelum replaces ill Paulo Costa against Robert Whittaker - 15:50

Colby Covington explains why he turned down short notice Leon Edwards fight - 23:51

JDS talks UFC release, likes promotion to dictatorship - 35:08

UFC VEGAS 21 RECAP - 44:29

Stephie: Hill, Nicolau, Ige, Cirkunov, Muhammad (3-1-1)

Mookie: Hill, Kape, Ige, Cirkunov, Edwards (2-2-1)

Victor: Hill, Kape, Ige, Spann, Edwards (3-1-1)


Stephie: 25-16-1

Mookie: 22-19-1

Victor: 21-20-1


Chiasson-Reneau - 48:26

Song-Griffin - 49:52

Gillespie-Riddell - 53:47

Brunson-Holland - 56:17

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