Level Change Podcast 06: UFC 234 picks, Covington threatens lawsuit
Episode 6 discussion: Covington threatens to sue UFC, Wanderlei Silva experiencing concussion-like symptoms, UFC 234 preview, more.
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.
- Colby Covington threatens lawsuit against the UFC – 3:15
- UFC does detour on Holly Holm vs. Aspen Ladd (without telling Aspen Ladd), will look to make Amanda Nunes vs. Holly Holm – 14:59
- UFC apparently cuts Dustin Ortiz (he has been pulled from the rankings) – 20:55
- Max Kellerman goes off against the Texas commission after two boxing matches see terrible reffing and nasty KOs – 29:27
- Wanderlei Silva admits to several concussion-like symptoms, will donate brain to research – 37:18
- Picks recap – 45:41
- Last week’s results
- Mookie: Griffin, Teymur, Walker, Good, Aldo, Moraes (3-3)
- Stephie: Griffin, Oliveira, Walker, Good, Aldo, Moraes (4-2)
- Victor: Griffin, Oliveira, Walker, Good, Aldo, Assuncao (3-3)
- Mookie: 10-8
- Stephie: 10-8
- Victor: 8-10
- UFC 234 predictions – 51:30
- Smith/Maestro Dong – 51:38
- Crute/Alvey – 53:36
- De La Rosa/Kassem – 55:31
- Yahya/Simon – 56:54
- Adesanya/Silva – 59:11
- Whittaker/Gastelum – 1:00:10
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