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The Level Change Podcast 161: Adesanya signs big money UFC deal

Episode 161 discussion: Israel Adesanya signs new UFC contract, Usman-Edwards 2 targeted for June, Alexander Hernandez angry at UFC 271 card placement

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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.

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Israel Adesanya signs new multi-fight deal that makes him “one of the top paid” MMA fighters ever - 2:17

Kamaru Usman vs. Leon Edwards rematch targeted for July - 16:30

Marc Goddard says MMA culture to blame for lack of corner stoppages in the sport - 27:03

Alexander Hernandez pissed off over prelim placement at UFC 271 - 36:35


Stephie: Harris, Soriano, Strickland (1-2)

Mookie: Rakhmonov, Soriano, Strickland (2-1)

Victor: Rakhmonov, Soriano, Strickland (2-1)


Victor: 8-6

Mookie: 7-7

Stephie: 5-9

UFC 271

Modafferi-O’Neill - 48:24

Arlovski-Vanderaa - 51:40

Green-Haqparast - 53:46

Phillips-Rojo - 56:03

Cannonier-Brunson - 58:09

Lewis-Tuivasa - 1:02:37

Adesanya-Whittaker 2 - 1:05:59

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