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The Level Change Podcast 135: UFC 265, Montaño released, Mendes to BKFC

Episode 135 discussion: UFC 265 predictions, Nicco Montaño released, Chandler-Gaethje in jeopardy, Chad Mendes signs with BKFC, new fight announcements.

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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 cuts Nicco Montano after latest fight cancellation - 3:50

Totally not anti-vax Michael Chandler says he won’t be vaccinated before November 6th fight vs. Justin Gaethje - 16:50

Fight announcements galore: RDA vs. Makhachev (UFC 267), Strickland vs. Rockhold (UFC 268), Costa vs. Vettori (UFC Oct. 23), Garbrandt vs. Kara-France (UFC Dec. 11) - 29:58

Chad Mendes ends retirement, signs with Bare Knuckle FC - 43:25


Stephie: Hall, Sanchez, Pitbull (0-3)

Mookie: Strickland, Sanchez, Pitbull (1-2)

Victor: Strickland, Burnell, Pitbull (2-1)


Stephie: 81-54-3

Mookie: 76-59-3

Victor: 73-62-3

UFC 265

Fiziev-Green - 54:49

Yadong-Kenney - 56:45

Torres-Hill - 58:58

Luque-Chiesa - 1:01:34

Aldo-Munhoz - 1:04:06

Lewis-Gane - 1:05:10

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