Episode Number: 768
Episode Guest: Ian McCall, Brendan Schaub, and Bryan Callen
Original Airdate: March 2, 2016
Episode Sponsors: Squarespace, Stamps.com, 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 Turner; Christie 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.
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