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Episode Guest: Brendan Schaub, Ben Saunders, and Eddie Bravo
Original Airdate: November 28, 2015
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Guest Bio: Brendan Schaub is a retired UFC fighter and a former semi-professional football player. He also hosts a podcast with Bryan Callen called The Fighter and the Kid available on iTunes. Ben Saunders is a UFC welterweight fighter. 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: Eddie taking an Ambien to sleep; Nuvigil; Caveman Coffee Nitro cans of coffee; caffeine; Sam Sicilia vs. Doo Ho Choi fight; Brazilians chanting against fighters from other countries; unassuming fighters; Kenny Florian; “Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung; what Ronda should do to train for her next fight; people being mean and creating memes about Ronda’s loss; Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm fight; Edmond Tarverdyan’s advice for Ronda between rounds; Holly Holm’s first two UFC fights; Holly Holm’s gameplan; Holly Holm holding back during her first two UFC fights; Ronda spreading herself too thin by doing movies, media appearances, etc.; Yoshihiro “Sexyama” Akiyama; MMA’s popularity in Asia; Asian guys with afros; Sexyama’s body; PEDs, testosterone, and estrogen; Victor Conte tweeting about Holly Holm’s vagina; LaRon Landry; NFL players and steroids; judges and 10-8 rounds; judging a fight as a whole rather than by round; Neil Magny vs. Kelvin Gastelum fight; Sexyama Bodyfriend massage chair commercial; Conor McGregor vs. Jose Aldo fight; UFC 194 fight card; Frankie Edgar; Paige VanZant’s haircut for cancer; Spike drops Glory kickboxing, ESPN picks it up; mounted crucifix; could Roy Nelson lose weight; stem cells for recovery; Joe making cranberry sauce; Chipotle and E. coli; Jacare Souza vs. Yoel Romero; Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold; TRT era Vitor Belfort; UFC let Vitor Belfort fight Jon Jones despite failing drug test; Jon Jones is angry at the UFC for hiding Vitor’s positive test; Jon Jones deadlifting; UFC is saving blood to retest fighters years from now; testing for testosterone; problems with Reebok’s UFC uniforms; fighters should be allowed to wear tights; Benson Henderson potentially leaving the UFC for Bellator; could Bellator steal UFC’s top fighters; Bellator should change its name and branding; Hootie and the Blowfish; Johny Hendricks leaving Team Takedown; Benson Henderson vs. Jorge Masvidal fight; Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier rematch; UFC going to Madison Square Garden; Benson Henderson’s hair; Rose Namajunas shaved her head; Joe “Diesel” Riggs; American Top Team; Ben Henderson fighting with a toothpick; touching the ground to avoid knees; boxing judging; Wladimir Klitschko vs. Tyson Fury fight; boxer Anthony Joshua; types of cups fighters wear; Diamond MMA cups; using the cup as a weapon while rolling; Tait Fletcher; Eddie Bravo Invitational 5; Daron Cruickshank’s solo porn past; the future of porn and technology; dead celebrity holograms; “big dick bandits”; The Fighter and the Kid live shows; Joe booking shows around UFC events; Conor McGregor’s tattoos; girls with shaved heads; hot female news reporters; girls walking around with their asses sticking out; Yanet Garcia; internet trolls talking shit about Ronda Rousey’s loss to Holly Holm; getting your confidence back after a loss; fighters retiring after a bad concussion; will Holly Holm become as big of a star as Ronda Rousey; who will be the UFC’s biggest star if Conor McGregor loses to Jose Aldo; people who say “I told you so” after an upset; north-south choke; saying “goon”; biggest UFC event ever; Ronda should take a year off from fighting; Ronda learning wrestling; Eddie compares Ronda losing to the Rocky movies; Ronda is the favorite in the Holly Holm rematch; Holly Holm’s boxing knockout; people thinking the Ronda Rousey vs. Holly Holm fight was fixed; Holly Holm’s knockout of Ronda Rousey; Rousey knockout was the biggest knockout ever; more talk about the Holm vs. Rousey fight; Ronda needs to be humble; Ronda can’t do much training because of her bad knees; how much longer can Holly Holm fight for; what happens to women’s MMA if Ronda retires; Paige VanZant; Holly Holm is a co-main event without Ronda Rousey; Cris “Cyborg” Justino; potential Chris Weidman vs. Jon Jones fight; fighters who grow up with bully older brothers; Ben Saunders’ brothers; Ben’s upcoming fight against Patrick Cote; UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz; Eddie Bravo Invitational upcoming events.
My Thoughts: They spend A LOT of time talking about Ronda and barely any time talking about the fights they’re actually watching.
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