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The Level Change Podcast 142: Diaz didn’t want Lawler rematch, UFC 266

Episode 142 discussion: Nick Diaz didn’t want fight with Robbie Lawler, UFC 266 predictions, Overeem to retire in 18 months, Conor’s terrible baseball pitch, Condit’s retirement

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EPISODE 142

Nick Diaz didn’t want Robbie Lawler fight, explains why he came back to MMA - 3:36

Alistair Overeem says he’ll retire in 18 months - 17:05

Carlos Condit reflects on his decision to retire - 24:06

Conor McGregor throws the worst first pitch ever - 32:54

UFC VEGAS 37 RECAP - 41:07

Stephie: Kianzad, Tsarukyan, Cutelaba, Smith, Davis (4-1)

Mookie: Kianzad, Tsarukyan, Cutelaba, Smith, Romero (3-2)

Victor: Pennington, Tsarukyan, Cutelaba, Smith, Romero (4-1)

STANDINGS

Stephie: 100-62-3

Mookie: 93-69-3

Victor: 89-73-3

UFC 266 PICKS & PREDICTIONS

Moraes-Dvalishvili - 44:03

Andrade-Calvillo - 45:58

Blaydes-Rozenstruik - 47:35

Diaz-Lawler 2 - 50:44

Shevchenko-Murphy - 54:49

Volkanovski-Ortega - 57:28

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