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The Level Change Podcast 173: Khabib wants to make JDS vs. Fedor, UFC Vegas 55

Episode 173 discussion: UFC Vegas 55 preview, Eagle FC wants to make Fedor-JDS, UFC Vegas 55 preview, Poirier-Covington (?), Gregor Gillespie explains rankings removal

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Welcome to ‘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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Khabib wants to work with Bellator to make Junior dos Santos vs. Fedor Emelianenko - 2:35

Gregor Gillespie explains his removal from UFC rankings - 14:38

Dustin Poirier open to fighting Colby Covington - 28:38

Paul Daley lists the fights that would bring him out of retirement - 39:14


Mookie: Jotko, Connelly, Dawson, Arlovski, Font (3-2)

Stephie: Meerschaert, Connelly, Gordon, Arlovski, Font (1-4)

Victor: Meerschaert, Elkins, Dawson, Arlovski, Vera (4-1)

Mookie: Gaethje, Rose, Chandler, OSP, Royval (3-2)

Stephie: Oliveira, Rose, Chandler, OSP, Royval (4-1)

Victor: Oliveira, Carla, Chandler, Shogun, Royval (4-1)


Mookie: 50-32-1

Stephie: 48-34-1

Victor: 48-34-1


Lombard-Thiago Silva - 52:25

JDS-De Castro - 56:23


Njokuani-Tudorovic - 58:36

Ponzinibbio-Pereira - 1:00:38

Holm-Vieira - 1:04:04

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