The Joe Rogan Experience Episode 768 with Ian McCall, Brendan Schaub, and Bryan Callen

Episode Number: 768
Episode Guest: Ian McCall, Brendan Schaub, and Bryan Callen
Original Airdate: March 2, 2016
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace,, Onnit

Guest Bio: Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall is a UFC fighter in the flyweight division. Brendan Schaub is a retired UFC fighter and former semi-professional football player. Bryan Callen is an actor and stand-up comedian. Brendan and Bryan together host the podcast The Fighter and the Kid.

Topics Discussed: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz fight; Max Holloway; Rafael dos Anjos; young athletes are replacing older athletes; flyweight division; Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo; Olympic athletes competing in the UFC; Yoel Romero; Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping; was Anderson Silva on PEDs his whole career; Jeff Novitzky; Ian getting drug tested; smoking weed and testing positive; Nick Diaz and drug testing; Wanderlei Silva signs with Bellator; drug testing in Bellator; Wanderlei Silva’s lifetime ban; drug testing in other sports; PEDs and bodybuilders/powerlifters; Frank Zane; bodybuilder eating 20 lbs. of red meat per day; Franco Columbu; bodybuilders eating brewer’s yeast; Lyle Alzado; football and brain injuries; human growth hormones; bodybuilders sweat non-stop; black guys own bodybuilding today; Phil Heath; weightcutting; Generation Iron documentary; Dorian Yates; athletes making money doing seminars; Roberto “Cyborg” Abreu; Brendan and Bryan doing play-by-play for Onnit BJJ tournament; BJJ tournaments don’t lead to brain trauma; football and brain trauma; impulse problems and brain trauma; banning combat sports for kids; combat sports is the best for teaching discipline; medical technology and curing brain trauma; Freddie Roach; the skeleton determines how hard someone can punch; Chuck Liddell thinks he would give Jon Jones trouble; Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier photoshop war; Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate; Holly Holm vs. Ronda Rousey; Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko; Brandon Thatch; Jim Miller vs. Diego Sanchez; Erick Silva vs. Nordine Taleb; Georges St-Pierre’s trainer was smoking and drinking; Johnny Manziel wore a wig and glasses in Las Vegas; Conor McGregor’s fans; what McGregor represents to his Irish fans; Ian fighting in Ireland; McGregor’s shit talking; hate that Ronda got after her loss to Holly; Ronda isn’t a gracious winner; what if Miesha won and Conor got knocked out; Rani Yahya; Rousimar Palhares vs. Gary Tonon; wardrobe malfunction at the NFL combine; people get angry at things they say on the podcast; Joe got hate for the Dada 5000 fried chicken comment; people are looking for a reason to get angry; Dada 5000 was in the hospital after the Kimbo Slice fight and was unprepared for the fight; Roy Nelson‘s gut; the Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 fight was bad for the sport; Kimbo in The Ultimate Fighter; Joe called the Kimbo Slice vs. Seth Petruzelli fight; Bellator needs to stop the freakshow fights; more talk about Joe’s comments about Dada 5000; comedians can’t express themselves out of fear of being demonized; people are too sensitive; saying a black guy likes fried chicken isn’t racist; Magic Johnson owned Starbucks franchises; orange soda; people are mad that Joe talks about sugar; Joe had a dream he was eating bread; Joe talks about his diet; people have to think about their weight as wearing a heavy jacket; Brendan loves candy; sugar is a drug; bread is sugar; Joe is doing The Primal Blueprint diet; Joe doesn’t have any aches or pains anymore; intermittent fasting; Brendan wants to diet; epigenetics; flossing is important; girls with gaps in their teeth; Jade Bryce; Lauren Hutton; Sports Illustrated plus-size cover model; Cindy Crawford; Kathleen TurnerChristie Brinkley; the pressure of being a hot chick is overwhelming; Renee Zellweger plastic surgery; the entertainment business wants good-looking people; expiration dates of celebrities; lack of Asian roles in Hollywood; black people in Hollywood; entertainment is a reflection of the demographics; Brendan lost a role to a black guy only because he was black; TV shows need to hire people of color; the best person for the job should get the job; culture plays a factor; people are born in bad communities and no one wants to help them; lack of black MMA fighters; Angela Hill is mad at Joe; Bryan playing tennis; European athletes in the UFC; black UFC fighters; Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier; Jon Jones powerlifting; Cormier isn’t training with Cain due to Velasquez’s back injury; back injury talk; Matt Brown’s back; Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader; overcoming mental hurdles; Neil Melanson; Darren Elkins; Jon Jones is tough because his brothers beat him up; mental coaches and fighters; how Ian talks to himself during a fight; some nights you don’t feel like working; making yourself nervous; Joe talks about auditioning for a TV show; getting nervous to perform; self-sabotage; Bryan really wanted to become an actor; Joe and Bryan becoming friends on Mad TV; why Joe gave up acting after NewsRadio; talk about acting and actors; people who pose for pictures with their fists up; Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby movie; Will Ferrell; Joe acting in Zookeeper and Here Comes the Boom; Chris Rock hosting the Oscars; award shows; Ex Machina movie; The Revenant movie; Mad Max: Fury Road movie; American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson TV show; artificial intelligence; the presidential race; Donald Trump; Hillary Clinton; Hillary Clinton email controversy; Chris Christie; polls are inaccurate; seven New Jersey newspapers want Chris Christie to resign; Chris Christie is fat; judging someone based on their personal choices; Chris Christie had lap-band surgery; there shouldn’t be a fat president; William Howard Taft was fat; Stephen King’s addictions; health is important for a president; the guys argue about weight and fat people; Donald Trump is fat too; Chris Christie bridge scandal; McGregor vs. Diaz fight talk; people should fight at a proper weight and stop cutting weight; Nate Diaz isn’t prepared for the fight; Nate and Conor won’t have to cut weight; Conor McGregor is magical and losing to Nate won’t change anything; what if Floyd Mayweather, Jr. lost; Manny Pacquiao PED talk; giving blood is good for the body; women don’t have as many heart attacks as men; cryotherapy vs. ice baths; cryotherapy and arthritis; Ian’s daughter has arthritis; Ian cut inflammatory foods out of his daughter’s diet; being fat shows a willingness to give in; people wouldn’t be as unhealthy if they ate better; sugar is in everything; That Sugar Film documentary; food talk; how Joe felt at the start of his diet; cutting out caffeine; discipline; write down what you’re going to do for the day; fat friends; Chris Christie before and after weight loss; Joey Diaz.

My Thoughts: Just like a fight companion podcast. They talk about fighting, the UFC, and a whole lot of other stuff.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast episode #768 available for streaming via YouTube.

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The Joe Rogan Experience February 21, 2016 Fight Companion Podcast with Brendan Schaub, Ian McCall, and Eddie Bravo

Episode Number: N/A
Episode Guest: Brendan Schaub, Ian McCall, and Eddie Bravo
Original Airdate: February 21, 2016
Episode Sponsors: N/A

Guest Bio: Brendan Schaub is a retired UFC fighter, former semi-professional football player, and co-host of The Fighter and the Kid podcast. Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall is a UFC fighter in the flyweight division. Eddie Bravo is a Jiu Jitsu black belt and owner of 10th Planet Jiu Jitsu. He is also a music producer, author, and podcaster.

Topics Discussed: Derek Brunson; Mark Munoz; depression after a loss; Dave Mirra suicide; BMX bikers; what’s scary to people; skiing; collarbones; Jesse James; pressure points in the fingernails; James Krause; Cody Garbrandt; Augusto Mendes; Kyra Gracie; Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie; Dada 5000 in hospital after Kimbo Slice fight; Dawgfight documentary; Mike Tyson commentating Bellator 149; Bellator is a dumb name; Rizin FF; Wanderlei Silva’s ban; Wanderlei Silva was going to fight Fedor Emelianenko in Rizin FF; Ben Askren; One FC/One Championship; drug test results and suspensions; Justin Wren wants to fight Kimbo Slice; Justin Wren was supposed to fight Kimbo Slice on The Ultimate Fighter but the UFC made Kimbo fight Roy Nelson instead; Rafael dos Anjos vs. Conor McGregor; McGregor vs. Robbie Lawler; Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson; Stephen Thompson vs. Johny Hendricks; Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald fight could happen; Conor McGregor vs. Stephen Thompson; McGregor’s power; dos Anjos closing the gaps; dos Anjos’ cardio; Demetrious Johnson; who’s the pound-for-pound best fighter; Henry Cejudo vs. Demetrious Johnson; Jon Jones; Alistair Overeem; is Cejudo the pound-for-pound best if he beats Demetrious; why don’t people like the flyweights; Joe Riggs; Chris Camozzi; Brendan training with Chris Camozzi; training with a lighter or heavier guy; watching lighter guys compared to heavier guys; Anthony “Rumble” Johnson; John Lineker; Manny Pacquiao; Ben Saunders; Ian McCall vs. John Lineker; Francisco Rivera; Ian’s injuries; Sage Northcutt; beautiful people have advantages; Bryan Barberena vs. Sage Northcutt; Tony Ferguson; Khabib Nurmagomedov; Khabib beat dos Anjos; coming back from an injury; injuries at AKA; Luke Rockhold; Daniel Cormier vs. Jon Jones; Dennis Bermudez vs. Tatsuya Kawajiri; Gilbert Melendez; elbows in MMA; Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski; training partners fighting each other; Better Call Saul TV show; Breaking Bad TV show; Cartel Land documentary; Dada 5000 vs. Kimbo Slice; Kimbo should get some real trainers; knees to the body of a grounded opponent; 12-6 elbows; people who are into pain; suspension; girls who like to be spanked; hickeys; Bermudez vs. Kawajiri talk; Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliveira; Brendan had a baby boy, Tiger Pax Schaub; the guys talk about fatherhood; childhood dictates how a person is when they’re an adult; Donald Trump; Bernie Sanders; the presidential race; Brian Stann should be president and Tim Kennedy should be vice president; How Big Oil Conquered the World documentary; Prescription Thugs documentary; Vice documentaries; Jim: The James Foley Story documentary; Butt Naked in Liberia Vice documentary; if we all ran out of food, how long would it take before we ate each other; cannibalism; Kevin Randleman‘s death; they should scan Randleman’s brain for signs of trauma from fighting; Junior Seau‘s suicide; musicians dying; Eddie Bravo thinks hair metal is coming back; Guns ‘n’ Roses reunion tour; American Crime Story: The People v. OJ Simpson TV show; Robert Downey, Jr. doing blackface in Tropic Thunder; Tropic Thunder talk; Cody Garbrandt vs. Augusto Mendes; Mario Yamasaki‘s indecision in stopping the Garbrandt/Mendes fight; fights that are stopped too early/late; will medical science be able to fix the brain; doing commentary is the easiest job in the UFC; steroids for the brain; Modafinil; Mars Attacks! movie; Game of Thrones TV show; Vikings TV show; terrorist suicide bombers always come from somewhere terrible; suicide bombers get 72 virgins for blowing themselves up; Joe’s Shiny Happy Jihad comedy special; Derek Brunson; Paul Daley kicked out of the UFC for punching Josh Koscheck after the bell; Derek Brunson vs. Roan Carneiro fight; Paul Williams; best body in the UFC; Tyron Woodley; Yoel Romero; Alistair Overeem at UFC 141; Roy Nelson; fishing TV shows; Making a Murderer Netflix show; Lobster Liberation Front; people releasing fish into the wild can fuck the ecosystem; snakehead fish can walk video; shoebill bird eats fish video; shoebill birds; Donald Cerrone vs. Alex Oliviera; guys who like getting hit in the balls by women; College Humor stealing bits from The Man Show; Cowboy vs. Cowboy fight; the most shredded guy to ever fight in the UFC; Cowboy vs. Cowboy fight; Donald Cerrone fighting at welterweight; Brendan banned from working for the UFC; Ian McCall wants to analyze fights; the guys tell Ian he should do a podcast; Eddie talks briefly about 9/11 conspiracy theories; Tim Means was supposed to fight Donald Cerrone but tested positive; over-the-counter supplements can cause positive drug tests; USADA drug testing of Ian McCall; legalizing PEDs in MMA; engineering human beings in the future; living until 200 and life extension; advancements in medical technology; stem cell injections and IVs; MRSA; fighters with MRSA; Joe Riggs broke his arm; Kenny Florian plagiarism; Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight; old fighters fighting; kids fighting; Tyron Woodley; potential welterweight matchups; McGregor vs. dos Anjos talk; is McGregor the greatest MMA fighter ever; who was/is the greatest fighter ever; Fedor Emelianenko; Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping; Bisping’s power; Luke Rockhold’s power; Melvin Manhoef; Luke Rockhold kicking pads video; Luke Rockhold sparring at Mayweather’s gym video; fighting in wrestling shoes; Josh Barnett submitted by Ben Rothwell; Joseph Benavidez’s Joe-a-constrictor choke; Joe Benavidez vs. Demetrious Johnson; Ian asks what Brendan’s ethnicity is; Kimbo Slice thought Brendan was black; Kimbo is a nice guy; good fighters in Bellator; Kimbo shouldn’t have been a headliner; Joe wants to see Royce Gracie vs. Kimbo Slice; Dada 5000 almost died after the Kimbo fight; UFC performance bonuses; is Fox trying to buy the UFC; Marion Renau vs. Ashlee Evans-Smith; Carla Esparza vs. Joanna Jedrzejczyk; Valerie Letourneau; the clothes Joe has to wear for the UFC; suits; Mark Kerr submitted a guy with a chin in the eyeball; The Smashing Machine documentary; Conor McGregor vs. Tyron Woodley; Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate; Cat Zingano; NASCAR; Senna documentary; Danica Patrick car crash; Nissan GT-R; Dodge Viper ACR; people get mad when Joe talks about cars; Ford Mustang; fake camel toes and wedgie jeans; yoga pants; Daisy Dukes; Jessica Simpson in Daisy Dukes; who has the best ass ever; Vida Guerra; fake butts and ass injections; girls should do squats and ice skate to build a better ass; hot girls getting older; Pamela Anderson; Eddie tells a Pam Anderson story; Marcus SchenkenbergCindy Crawford; Christy Brinkley; how does Christie still look so good; Helio Gracie; The Gracie Diet; you are what you eat; bad food tastes good; Joe’s new diet and weight loss; Joe got fat when he hurt his back; ketosis diet; Kyle Kingsbury; vaccines; vaccine injury payouts; Eddie talks vaccine conspiracy theories; circumcision.

My Thoughts: This is a marathon four-hour podcast. They talk about the fights they’re watching, they talk about other fights and fighters, and they talk about a whole lot of other random shit in between. This was too long.

Podcast Video: Below is a video of The Joe Rogan Experience February 21, 2016 fight companion podcast available for streaming via YouTube.

Podcast Audio: Audio for this episode of The Joe Rogan Experience podcast is available through iTunes, Stitcher, or you can download the MP3 directly to add it to the audio player of your choice.