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The Level Change Podcast 113: UFC 259, Overeem and Dos Santos released

Episode 113 discussion: UFC 259 predictions, UFC releases Overeem and JDS, Dana says Chimaev isn’t retiring, Masvidal eyes boxing

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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.


Junior dos Santos, Alistair Overeem released by the UFC - 2:59

Dana White insists Khamzat Chimaev isn’t retiring despite Chimaev’s recent social media posts - 18:16

Jorge Masvidal eyes boxing and cites pay-per-view revenue split as major reason - 29:29

Dominick Cruz wants anyone other than Keith Peterson reffing his fight vs. Casey Kenney - 39:44

UFC VEGAS 20 RECAP - 46:42

Stephie: Caceres, Rivera, De La Rosa, Ankalaev, Gane (3-1-1)

Mookie: Caceres, Rivera, Silva, Ankalaev, Gane (3-1-1)

Victor: Caceres, Rivera, Silva, Ankalaev, Gane (3-1-1)


Mookie: 17-13-1

Stephie: 17-13-1

Victor: 16-14-1

UFC 259

Benavidez/Askarov - 47:26

Cruz/Kenney - 49:35

Santos/Rakic - 53:00

Dober/Makhachev - 56:06

Yan/Sterling - 57:38

Nunes/Anderson - 59:57

Blachowicz/Adesanya - 1:01:46

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