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The Level Change Podcast 184: James Krause talks retirement, UFC Vegas 59

Episode 184 discussion: James Krause explains his decision to retire, Pitbull-Borics set,Pettis talks free agency, Fedor’s last fight, UFC Vegas 59, more

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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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James Krause explains decision to retire from MMA competition - 4:16

Fedor Emelianenko likely to have retirement fight in January - 16:11

Anthony Pettis makes compelling case for why fighters should test the market - 25:31

Patricio Pitbull vs. Adam Borics, AJ McKee vs. Spike Carlyle set for Bellator 286 - 36:48


Mookie: Ankalaev, Pantoja, Lewis, Moreno, Nunes (4-1)

Stephie: Ankalaev, Pantoja, Lewis, Moreno, Pena (3-2)

Victor: Smith, Pantoja, Lewis, Kara-France, Pena (2-3)


Mookie: 87-49-3

Stephie: 84-52-3

Victor: 77-59-3


McKinney-Gonzalez - 50:09

Lipski-Cachoeira - 51:02

Sakai-Spivak - 52:30

Luque-Neal - 53:47

Santos-Hill - 55:35

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