Guest Bio: Brendan Schaub is a retired UFC fighter, former semi-professional football player, and co-host of The Fighter and the Kid podcast. 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: Brendan’s clothes; George Michael’s death; Eddie talks about the Modern Family TV show; gay people and monogamy; strip clubs; Eddie talks about working in a strip club; Daron Cruickshank’s Instagram; fighter personalities; rash guards; fighter clothes and uniforms; promotion of Ronda Rousey and Conor McGregor fights; Ronda’s lack of promotion for UFC 207; does promotion/publicity help; weight cutting talk; welterweight fights and potential matchups; fighters being told to cut their beards; MMA referees; Gracie talk; boxing talk; watching boxing videos; boxing rings and falling through the ropes; Bernard Hopkins knocked through the ropes onto the ground; (1:00:00) more boxing talk; more watching boxing videos; best boxing body; Dan Whitney/Larry the Cable Guy; Ron White; rural communities and the internet; Christmas in North Korea; Armenian genocide; Korean War; evolution of war; rats; coyotes; Coyote America book; more coyote talk; mountain lions in California; alpacas; wolves and hunters; whales attacking humans; fake news; propaganda; Jill Stein says the US funds terrorist groups when it wants to disrupt a country; Pentagon paid over $500 million for fake terrorist/ISIS videos; terrorist groups using the internet; Hyperloop; farting on planes (2:00:00) smoking on planes; smoking in public; smoking/nicotine is a stimulant; athletes and smoking; vaping; chewing tobacco; chewing coca leaves; Coke is still made with coca leaves; drinking soda pop; Zevia; Garbrandt vs. Cruz talk; Lineker vs. Dillashaw talk; Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey talk; DHT blockers; Gabi Garcia; weight cutting and weight classes; new MMA rules; Jon Jones talk; Jon Jones vs. Dan Henderson at Submission Underground; Eddie Bravo Invitational; flexibility; physical freaks like Shane Carwin; Schaub and grappling matches; competitive BJJ; kids and BJJ; Grace Gundrum; (3:00:00) Johny Hendricks vs. Neil Magny; Tyron Woodley; Rashad Evans; Kelvin Gastelum vs. Vitor Belfort; Tim Kennedy; handling a loss; Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum pulled from UFC 207 card; MMA unions and associations; Bjorn Rebney; UFC’s $4 billion debt; Cris “Cyborg” Justino’s USADA violation; UFC 207 promo video; Holly Holm; UFC is showing Ronda Rousey preferential treatment; UFC 207 promotion; UFC and interim belts; Tony Ferguson; Khabib Nurmagomedov; Ben Askren; Rafael dos Anjos; Russian grapplers; Igor Vovchanchyn vs. Francisco Bueno video; Rizin FF talk; Eddie talks about hanging out with The Iron Sheik; Joe Rogan meets The Iron Sheik video; Brock Lesnar; The Sheik documentary; The Iron Sheik swinging clubs video; Jesse Ventura; Brandon Thatch vs. Niko Price; Alex Oliveira vs. Tim Means; Dong Hyun Kim vs. Tarec Saffiedine; Ben Saunders vs. Court McGee.
My Thoughts: Joe sits down with Brendan Schaub and Eddie Bravo to discuss upcoming fights in MMA. Talk about boxing, MMA, animals, BJJ, fake news, and other stuff.
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