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Episode Guest: Brendan Schaub and Eddie Bravo
Original Airdate: December 21, 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. 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: Joe’s fight companion podcasts are never about fights; Alex Jones doing the Onnit fight companion podcast; Onnit Academy Gym; Aubrey’s business sense; Eddie and Joe explain Alex Jones to Brendan; 9/11 the Road to Tyranny video; corruption in politics; governments are corporations; House of Cards TV show; Nate Diaz’s uncensored post-fight rant from UFC on Fox 17; potential Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor fight; Conor’s tweet about people calling him out; there’s been no one like Conor McGregor before; Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson fight; Nate Diaz vs. Donald Cerrone fight; potential press conference with Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor; Nate Diaz only getting $20,000 to fight and $20,000 to win; could Nate or the UFC get fined for swearing on Fox; Howard Stern getting fined by the FCC; Tony Ferguson vs. Edson Barboza fight; Khabib Nurmagomedov; Rafael dos Anjos; RDA vs. Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone fight; refs stopping fights early and late; UFC drug testing and Brazilians; why did Pride want fighters to be on steroids; Alistair Overeem training with Wim Hof; doing Wim Hof’s breathing techniques; sweating; the ocean; shark attacks seal in San Francisco video; are chimpanzees entering the stone age and evolving; are sharks getting smarter; testing the memories of monkeys; monkey walking on tightrope video; Charla Nash, the woman who was attacked by a chimpanzee; Elephant in the Living Room documentary; boy who committed suicide by letting cobra bite him; Soaked in Bleach documentary about Courtney Love murdering Kurt Cobain; reenactments in documentaries; how the police fucked up the Kurt Cobain investigation; the relationship between Kurt and Courtney; Courtney practicing Kurt’s handwriting; more Kurt and Courtney conspiracy talk; Jimi Hendrix murder conspiracy theory; Phil Spector murders; the FBI set up a Dallas man to set off a bomb; mind control, zombies, and the Devil’s Breath drug; Joe’s brain is running out of hard drive space; quoting movies; Hollywood Shuffle movie; Robert Townsend; Dave Chappelle; being inspired by great comedians; now is the best time for comedy; Bill Burr; Kevin Hart; Katt Williams; Pablo Francisco; Tracy Morgan; female stand-up comedians; Whitney Cummings; Sarah Silverman; Iliza Shlesinger; Whitney’s work ethic; Whitney’s commencement speech video; Christina Pazsitzky; Tom Segura’s popularity; Ari Shaffir’s success; Bryan Callen’s acting career and stand-up comedy; podcasting; working with Fox on The Fighter and the Kid podcast; finding a thing that you want to do and going for it; success of The Fighter and the Kid live shows; The Fighter and the Kid photoshop of Brendan’s face on Bryan’s head; Joe told the UFC it should do a podcast; Dana White has a never-ending job; the early days of the UFC; the Fertittas and Dana White building the UFC; Carmen Electra working with the UFC; Leeann Tweeden; Joe working with Dominick Cruz commentating for the UFC; Rafael dos Anjos vs. Cowboy Cerrone fight; RDA vs. Conor McGregor potential fight; will Conor McGregor have KO power if he moves up to lightweight; Rafael dos Anjos vs. Anthony Pettis; more RDA vs. McGregor talk; the UFC can do whatever they want and make any fight they want regardless of rankings; Jose Aldo should take time off; more Conor McGregor talk; Holly Holm is a humble champion; the womens’ 135 lb. division is evolving; what to do with Jose Aldo after the McGregor knockout; marijuana and cyclists/marathoners; “The Debate Over Running While High” article; rest is fun when you deserve it; you will hate yourself when you’re lazy; Breaking Bad TV show; The Walking Dead TV show; Narcos Netflix show; House of Cards Netflix show; HBO and the internet made TV good again; The Last Man on Earth TV show; With Bob and Dave Netflix show; The Wire TV show; Alistair Overeem vs. Junior dos Santos fight; Overeem’s knockouts; Alistair Overeem vs. Brett Rogers fight; Sergei Kharitonov; Semmy Schilt; front kicks in MMA; Anderson Silva; Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold; Rockhold’s next fight; spinning kicks and wheel kicks; Overeem’s next fight; Ben Rothwell vs. Josh Barnett; Brazilian rankings panelist drops McGregor four places after Aldo KO; UFC rankings; Andrei Arlovski; Andrei Arlovski vs. Travis Browne fight; Travis Browne vs. Matt Mitrione; Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt; Francis Ngannou; Derrick Lewis; Luis Ortiz vs. Bryant Jennings boxing fight; Yoel Romero; Rockhold’s next fight; Bernard Hopkins; Roy Jones, Jr.; Roy Jones, Jr. vs. Enzo Maccarinelli boxing fight; Roy Jones, Jr. highlights; boxing talk; how does Joe work watching MMA fights into his busy schedule; Glory kickboxing; more boxing talk; Joe thinks Mayweather and Pacquiao will fight again; steroids should be for recovery; even more boxing talk; more Diaz vs. McGregor talk; Joe Silva told Nate Diaz he would get the next McGregor fight; if Brendan was Dana White, what fight would he make for McGregor; could McGregor become a fight promoter; Joe would make Frankie Edgar vs. Conor McGregor; the guys talk potential lightweight and featherweight fights; Khabib’s next fight; Conor McGregor vs. Anthony Pettis; Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez; UFC Fight Night 81: Dillashaw vs. Cruz fight card.
My Thoughts: Lots of fight talk and lots of conspiracy theory talk! I enjoyed this one a lot, save for all the boxing talk towards the end.
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