Episode Number: 596
Episode Guest: Brian Stann
Original Airdate: January 8, 2014
Episode Sponsors: National Academy of Sports Medicine, NatureBox, SmartThings, Onnit
Guest Bio: Brian Stann is a retired mixed martial artist and U.S. Marine who competed as a middleweight in the UFC. He is a former WEC light heavyweight champion and is currently an analyst and commentator for the UFC.
Topics Discussed: Jon Jones testosterone levels; process for drug testing; Jon Jones talk; PEDs in MMA’s early days; challenges with drug testing; Cung Le; UFC pay scale and victory incentives; fights the UFC likes; Stann vs. Wanderlei Silva fight; Pride FC; Hong Man Choi; Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva; Bob Sapp; Nogueira; Mark Coleman; Josh Barnett; Daniel Cormier; Jon Jones training; retirement; training properly today; Mark Henry; Frankie Edgar; Nick Diaz; Nick Diaz vs. Anderson Silva; leg breaks; Anderson Silva; Jon Jones’ wins; Chris Weidman; wrestling; Khabib Nurmagomedov; Anthony Pettis; liver shots; Crocop vs. Heath Herring liver kick photo; Lyoto Machida vs. C.B. Dollaway; wrestlers learning to strike; body damage and repairs; free climber Alex Connell; taking risks; Ephedra; Ripped Fuel; football concussions; France Charlie Hebdo shootings; middle east violence; Dagastan massacre video; war and violence; drones; why Brian joined the military; military and war talk; Islam religion; police officers; unbiased news; Ferguson; education; taxes; unnecessary jobs; prisons; poverty; overcoming adversity; Bill Clinton; underage sex slaves; pussy; temptation; having kids; fighters having daughters; Bill Cosby; Ted Haggard; masturbation; masculinity; “live and let live” mentality; Twitter trolls; Mike Goldberg; challenges of commentating; Machida’s close decisions; Chris Weidman; Ray Longo; Frankie Edgar; fighting as an outlet; building confidence; Herschel Walker; fighter concussions; Travis Lutter vs. Marvin Eastman; Rashad Evans knockout; Forrest Griffin; Roy Nelson; Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone; sparring; CM Punk and Duke Roufus; Brock Lesnar; Jon Jones vs. Cain Velasquez; Rafael Cordeiro; Matt Serra and Ray Longo.
My Thoughts: Good stuff. I love the UFC and Brian Stann is a well-spoken and intelligent figure from the MMA world.
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