Guest Bio: Brendan Schaub is a mixed martial artist and also a former semi-professional football player. He also hosts a podcast with Bryan Callen called The Fighter and the Kid available on iTunes.
Topics Discussed: Brendan is doing Joe’s ketogenic diet; Joe went off his diet while in Mexico and felt like shit; pistachios; talk about food on the keto diet; feeling bad after eating junk food; MCT oil; trying not to shit and trying not to cum; story about Bryan Callen shitting his pants; shitting after having too much MCT oil; the feeling of having to shit; Joe’s kale shakes; Jon Jones; Demetrious Johnson; Brendan thinks it’s better if Henry Cejudo beats DJ; Dada 5000’s weight cutting issues; DJ’s skills; DJ should go up in weight to fight Dominick Cruz; potential fights for Cejudo; DJ’s past fights; Ali Bagautinov; TJ Dillashaw; John Dodson; DJ will fight The Ultimate Fighter winner; Joe Schilling; Glory kickboxing talk; HBO’s 24/7 show; UFC Embedded; Liev Schreiber; MMA fighter dies in Ireland after fight; Conor McGregor doing media for the UFC; Conor McGregor’s retirement tweet; Khabib Nurmagomedov and Ramadan; more media is not necessarily better; importance of rest; more McGregor and UFC press talk; selling fights and movies on social media; Kevin Hart; Joe thinks McGregor should fight someone other than Nate Diaz; McGregor’s fight with Jose Aldo; McGregor vs. Nate Diaz; Nate and Nick Diaz; Georges St-Pierre‘s return to the UFC; Georges St-Pierre vs. Conor McGregor; GSP’s past fights; BJ Penn‘s return to the UFC; who will headline UFC 200 without Conor; UFC 200 card; Cain Velasquez; Travis Browne; Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione; Cain’s loss to Fabricio Werdum; Stipe Miocic; Johny Hendricks vs. Kelvin Gastelum; the UFC spray paints the blood on the canvas to hide it during fights on Fox; Joe isn’t supposed to talk about blood during Fox broadcasts; former UFC fighters should be paid to clean the canvas; Randy Couture; Randy’s losses in the UFC; Tito Ortiz has on-camera anxiety; Concussion movie; fighting, football and CTE; neanderthals; football players are getting bigger; drug testing and football; Chyna’s death; Joe worked with Chyna on Fear Factor; WWE wrestlers and drug issues; Benson Henderson fighting in Bellator; Joe feels like a dummy for watching Bellator; competition between MMA promotions is important; problems with Bellator; Phil Davis; Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado; Fedor wants to sign with the UFC; who would fight Fedor in the UFC; more Fedor talk; Brendan wore a Cro Cop T-shirt; Brendan’s fight with Cro Cop; Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux; Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans; Glover vs. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson; Alexander Gustafsson; Jimi Manuwa; UFC rankings; Yoel Romero; aging UFC fighters; more UFC ranking talk; Uriah Hall is ranked lower than Gegard Mousasi despite knocking him out; Brazilian guy dropped McGregor’s place on the pound-for-pound list after Conor’s win over Jose Aldo; UFC 198 talk; Andrei Arlovski; Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino fighting in the UFC; Holly Holm; Jorina Baars; women’s kickboxing talk; Robert Whittaker vs. Rafael Natal; Yair Rodriguez vs. Andre Fili; Georges St-Pierre vs. Nate Diaz; Brendan thinks Conor will fight at UFC 200; Joe thinks Georges will fight at UFC 200; Jon Jones vs. OSP.
My Thoughts: More ketogenic diet talk at the beginning of the podcast. The rest is all MMA and UFC talk.
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