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The Level Change Podcast 120: UFC 261 preview, Klose to get show money

Episode 120 discussion: UFC 261 predictions, Covington to get next crack at 170-lb belt, Joanna says she’s back, Drakkar Klose to get show money

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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.


Dana White says Colby Covington is next in line for title shot against Usman-Masvidal 2 winner - 3:14

Joanna Jedrzejczyk declares herself back, wants winner of Zhang Weili vs. Rose Namajunas next - 11:31

Drakkar Klose will get show money, Venum compliance money, but no win bonus for canceled Stephens fight - 20:29

UFC conjures potentially torturous Rozenstruik vs. Sakai main event - 30:19


Stephie: Homasi, Yagshimuradov, Nemkov, Sherman, Whittaker, Paul (3-3)

Mookie: Homasi, Yagshimuradov, Nemkov, Arlovski, Whittaker, Paul (4-2)

Victor: Homasi, Yagshimuradov, Nemkov, Arlovski, Whittaker, Paul (4-2)


Stephie: 38-25-1

Mookie: 36-27-1

Victor: 33-30-1

UFC 261

Oliveira-Brown - 43:42

Smith-Crute - 46:01

Hall-Weidman - 48:28

Shevchenko-Andrade - 51:50

Zhang-Namajunas - 55:45

Usman-Masvidal 2 - 1:00:15

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