Guest Bio: Brendan Schaub is a retired mixed martial artist and a former college and professional football player. He also hosts a podcast with Bryan Callen called The Fighter and the Kid, available on iTunes and Stitcher.
Topics Discussed: Celebrities freaking out over Trump becoming president; Amy Schumer’s meltdown about Donald Trump becoming president; Dave Chappelle on Saturday Night Live; Trump protests in New York City; #rapemelania hashtag; celebrities wanting to move to Canada; it’s difficult to get into Canada; secret cults; Skull and Bones; talk about conspiracies Eddie Bravo believes in; John F. Kennedy assassination talk; Trump’s meeting with Obama; Trump received Ellis Island Award in 1986; talk about UFC 205; Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez fight; talk about McGregor’s skills; McGregor wants a piece of UFC ownership; potential fight between McGregor and Tyron Woodley at 170 lbs.; Yoel Romero vs. Chris Weidman fight; Dan Henderson vs. Michael Bisping fight; Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero potential fight; Yoel Romero vs. Tim Kennedy controversy; Bruce Buffer read wrong result at UFC 205; Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson fight; Johny Hendricks talk; Johny Hendricks closed down his steak restaurant; celebrity-owned restaurants; things that can mess with a fighter before a fight; Miesha Tate vs. Raquel Pennington; Miesha Tate’s retirement; Brendan talks about his podcast deal with Fox; podcast networks are unnecessary; Apogee microphones; Brendan is surprised he hasn’t been fired from Fox; Ariel Helwani was fired from Fox; Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Michael Johnson fight; Conor McGregor’s weight; featherweight division talk; Max Holloway; Tony Ferguson; Khabib Nurmagomedov; refusing to tap; Conor McGregor vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov potential fight; UFC going to Russia; more Khabib talk; Douglas Lima’s knockout of Andrey Koreshkov in Bellator; Kovalev vs. Ward talk; UFC 206; Kelvin Gastelum constantly misses weight; Mike Dolce and nutritionists; Joe rants about weight cutting and thinks fighters should be tested for hydration levels; talk about weight cutting rules and potential new weight classes; Shane Carwin vs. Amir Aliakbari; Alistair Overeem talk; Rizin FF; talk about MMA in Japan; UFC events in Japan; UFC has two events on one day this weekend; Jessica Andrade; Mackenzie Dern; Joanna Jedrzejczyk wrote a message on her water bottle; Joanna vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz talk; UFC 205 was a late event; east coast vs. west coast event times; is Floyd Mayweather, Jr. more popular than Conor McGregor; McGregor’s custom Rolls Royce; McGregor fought Nate Diaz while on antibiotics; talk about the McGregor vs. Diaz fights; Madonna was at UFC 205; more talk about McGregor asking for a piece of UFC ownership; Ronda Rousey vs. Amanda Nunes upcoming fight; Cyborg Justino talk; talk about female UFC fighters; more McGregor talk; Jon Jones will never be a main event again; Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Daniel Cormier upcoming fight; talk about being suspended from fighting; no one buys calculators anymore; Jimi Manuwa; light heavyweight division talk; Antonio Rogerio Nogueira; Brazilian light heavyweights; Mauricio “Shogun” Rua; Lyoto Machida; John Lineker; Cody Garbrandt.
My Thoughts: About 30 minutes of talk about politics and the presidential election before turning towards the UFC 205 breakdown and general MMA talk for the remainder.
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