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The Level Change Podcast 159: Oliveira-Gaethje, Big Franci vs. UFC

Episode 159 discussion: Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje almost official, Francis Ngannou still going rounds with the UFC , Luque vs. Muhammad, Dana’s explanation, Bellator 273

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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.


Rejoice! Charles Oliveira vs. Justin Gaethje at UFC 274 - 4:01

Vicente Luque vs. Belal Muhammad rematch gets UFC main event status - 13:26

Dana White explains why he didn’t put the belt around Francis Ngannou’s waist - 21:03

Francis Ngannou says UFC threatened him with lawsuit right before UFC 270 - 30:50

UFC VEGAS 46/UFC270 RECAP - 42:43

Stephie: Royval, Chookagian, Sherman, Chikadze (2-2)

Mookie: Bontorin, Chookagian, Collier, Chikadze (2-2)

Victor: Royval, Chookagian, Sherman, Kattar (3-1)

Stephie: Stamann, Pereira, Moreno, Ngannou (2-2)

Mookie: Nurmagomedov, Pereira, Moreno, Gane (2-2)

Victor: Nurmagomedov, Pereira, Figueiredo, Ngannou (3-1)


Victor: 6-2

Stephie: 4-4

Mookie: 4-4


Spong-Kharitonov - 49:33

BELLATOR 273 - 51:47

Mamedov-Henderson - 52:04

Bader-Moldavsky - 53:29

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