Below the Belt

By Brendan Schaub

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 Oct 10, 2018
coffee bro

hawkeyeBLS
 Aug 3, 2018
Fan of the show but recently there's been alot of crossover with fighter and the kid. Also, not the biggest fan of Brendans chats a bout the road and comedy. Pretty safe bet to skip the first 20/30 minutes

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A weekly show hosted by Brendan Schaub brings an entertaining mix of truth, comedy, and rawness to the world of mixed martial arts. Joined by some of the biggest names in the sport. Below the Belt is as real as it gets. Get Brendan Schaub Live show tickets/info and merchandise at: www.TFATK.com


Episode Date
Episode 110: RECAP UFC 231 & Lee vs Iaquinta 2
02:00:32

Brendan recaps UFC 231 Ortega vs Holloway and talks Lee vs Iaquinta 2, Chandler vs Primus 2, Canelo vs Fielding and more. Also, Rachael Ostovich booked on the same card as Greg Hardy, whats next for Holloway and Ortega, Michael Bisping's comments on Stylebender, Joanna Jedrzejczyk's accountability issue, Brock Lesnar's missing USADA test, Tyson Fury's DM, childhood stories, trip to New Mexico, fan questions and much more!

Dec 11, 2018
Episode 109: RECAP Fury vs Wilder & UFC 231 BREAKDOWN
01:41:50

Recap of Fury vs Wilder and breakdown/picks for UFC 231 Holloway vs Ortega. Brendan rants on how he scored the Fury/Wilder fight, why he feels no one lost, disappointment in commentary and more. Also, recaps of Usman vs Dos Anjos and Tuivasa vs Dos Santos, breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Liddell vs Ortiz 3 PPV numbers, One Championship making big moves, fan questions and much more!

Dec 03, 2018
Episode 108: Demetrious Johnson
02:22:32

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for Deontay Wilder vs Tyson Fury, recaps Liddell vs Ortiz 3 and Demetrious Johnson stops by to discuss his Ben Askren trade/move to One Championship, becoming their Esports Ambassador, gaming, his top 2 picks for pound for pound fighters and more. Brendan also breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Nights; Rafael Dos Anjos vs Kamaru Usman & Junior Dos Santos vs Tai Tuivasa. Also, Thanksgiving with Theo Von, Dwight Howard headlines, fan questions and much more!

Nov 27, 2018
Episode 107: Chuck Liddell
02:08:03

Chuck Liddell joins Brendan to discuss his upcoming fight with Tito Ortiz, his legendary street brawl with Lee Murray's crew in England, his controversial sparring footage, bare knuckle boxing days, why he's not training at the Pit w/longtime coach John Hackleman, possible move to Bellator and more. Also, recap of UFC Fight Night Magny vs Ponzinibbio, breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Rachael Ostovich's domestic violence attack, Nick Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal, Adrien Broner vs Manny Pacquiao, Floyd vs Tenshin back on, as well as Bohemian Rhapsody, Clinton Affair on A&E, Sacramento, fan questions and much more!

Nov 19, 2018
Episode 106: Tito Ortiz
01:59:47

Tito Ortiz joins Brendan to discuss his upcoming fight with Chuck Liddell and talks working with Golden Boy and Oscar De La Hoya, relationship with Donald Trump, becoming a promoter and more. Also, Brendan recaps Korean Zombie vs Yair Rodriguez, Cerrone vs Perry, and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, UFC Magny vs Ponzinibbio, Bellator 209, recent Fight Companion, wild fires, fan questions and more!

Nov 13, 2018
Episode 105: RECAP UFC 230 | Korean Zombie vs Yair Rodriguez | Floyd Mayweather joins Rizin
01:36:17

Brendan recaps UFC 230 Cormier vs Lewis and talks Stylebender being MVP of the night, Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa official for Rizin 14, Ben Askren vs Darren Till & Stephen Thompson vs Robbie Lawler in the works, Chris Weidman's future and more. Also, breakdown/picks for Korean Zombie vs Yair Rodriguez card, recap of San Francisco trip, Netflix's The King with Ronnie Coleman and Sacrifice with Derren Brown, fan questions and much more!

Nov 05, 2018
Episode 104: UFC 230 Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis
01:25:39

Brendan talks spending the day with Tyson Fury, UFC 230 Cormier vs Lewis and Oezdemir vs Smith recap. Also, breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Ben Askren/Demetrious Johnson trade (why its good for everyone and how Askren's star potential and style can change younger generations of fighters) GGG's future and more. Also, Brendan opens up about his personal life, upcoming all-star comedy tour, Halloween, The Haunting of Hill House, fan questions and much more!

Oct 29, 2018
Episode 103: UFC Oezdemir vs. Smith
01:34:03

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC Oezdemir vs Smith and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Canelo Alvarez's highest paid athlete contract, Luke Rockhold out of UFC 230 vs Chris Weidman, Khabib's father inviting Conor to Russia and more. Also, Nick Kroll's Big Mouth, Making a Murderer 2, Lakers vs Rockets brawl, fan questions and more.

Oct 22, 2018
Episode 102: RECAP Fedor vs Sonnen & Bader vs Mitrione
01:50:53

Brendan recaps Bellator 207 & 208, Bader vs Mitrione & Fedor vs Sonnen. He also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson 2, Daniel Cormier vs Derrick Lewis for the heavyweight title, Stipe Miocic being left in the dust, Khabib's rising fame, Deontay Wilder KO'ing a mascot, Eddie Alvarez signing with One Championship, UFC 229's record breaking PPV buys and more. Also, Halloween, The Nightmare before Christmas, Disneyland, scary movies, pumpkin patch creepers, fan questions and more!

Oct 15, 2018
Episode 101: Conor vs Khabib RECAP & UFC 229 Chaos
02:20:37

Brendan recaps Conor vs Khabib UFC 229 and discusses the chaos from the event, repercussions of rewarding bad behavior and why we're all to blame. Brendan also breaks down/makes picks for Bellator 207 Mitrione vs Bader & Bellator 208 Chael vs Fedor and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, what's next for Conor and Khabib, Dana White's decision not to put the belt on Khabib, Jon Jones vs GSP GOAT drama, Conor's callout of Anderson Silva, fan questions and much more!

Oct 08, 2018
Episode 100: Josh Thomson
02:07:39

Josh Thomson and Brendan go head to head in breaking down Conor vs Khabib. Josh shares insights on Khabib's camp, why this might be his last fight and why he believes he wins. Brendan discusses Conor's motivation, possible outcomes and whats next for both fighters. The guys also talk Bellator 206, Aaron Pico, USADA/UFC/Boxing corruption, banning repeat drug offenders and more. Also, breaking MMA & boxing event/news, Rory Macdonald vs Gegard Mousasi size difference, Rampage vs Silva thickness, Jon Jones's manager, Seattle, Korean BBQ, fan questions and much more!

Oct 01, 2018
Episode 99: Conor vs Khabib Presser & Jon Jones's Return
01:43:59

Brendan talks breaking MMA & Boxing events/news, gives his take on the Conor vs Khabib press conference, Jon Jones's surprise reduced suspension and possible return this year, recaps Anthony Joshua vs Alexander Povetkin and Eryk Anders vs Thiago Santos and makes picks for Bellator 206. He also talks filming his Bravo TV show in New York, eating Chicago pizza, working the Emmy's, answers fan questions and much more!

Sep 24, 2018
Episode 98: GGG vs Alvares 2 & UFC Hunt vs Oleinik (Recap)
01:38:25

Brendan recaps GGG vs Alvarez 2 and Hunt vs Oleinik. Also, Brendan rants on people calling the Canelo victory a robbery and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Manny Pacquiao vs Floyd Mayweather rematch rumors, Herb Dean's late stoppage, BJ Penn's return, UFC Fight Night Thiago Santos vs Eryk Anders, fan questions and much more!

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Sep 17, 2018
Episode 97: UFC 228 RECAP
02:08:51

Brendan recaps UFC 228 and rants on the UFC rooting for Tyron Woodley to lose, painting him in the wrong light, and why Woodley is fighting for more than just a win. Also, 2 rare submissions in one night, Jessica Andrade's impressive KO, Tatiana Suarez's future as a long reigning champion. He also recaps Garcia vs Porter and breaks down/makes picks for GGG vs Canelo 2, UFC Hunt vs Oleinik, talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, working with Jerry O'Connnell, watching Hamilton, lawn troubles, football season, answers fan questions and much more.

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Sep 10, 2018
Episode 96: UFC 228 Till vs Woodley BREAKDOWN
01:47:11

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 228 Till vs Woodley and Danny Garcia vs Shawn Porter, and talks breaking MMA & boxing news/events, Logan Paul's response to Brendan, Dana White's response to Logan, Donald Cerrone's drama with Mike Winkeljohn, Mike Perry and Diego Sanchez, Darren Till's convincing confidence, Floyd vs Conor 2 rumors, fan questions and much more!

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Sep 03, 2018
Episode 95: Gaethje vs Vick RECAP & Logan Paul vs KSI PPV numbers
01:50:05

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Brendan recaps UFC Gaethje vs Vick and discusses Logan Paul vs KSI generating massive viewership numbers. He also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Ortega vs Holloway rebooking, Stephen Thompson vs Robbie Lawler, Tony Ferguson vs Anthony Pettis, Paige Van Zant vs Rachael Ostovich, disappointment over Chael vs Fedor poster, boxer Curtis Harper leaving the ring before the fight, Magic Mountain, roller coaster rides, Shake Shack, best burgers, car dealerships, fishing, fan questions and much more.

Aug 27, 2018
Episode 94: Wilder vs Fury & UFC Gaethje vs Vick
01:40:47

Brendan discusses the Wilder vs Fury announcement and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Gaethje vs Vick. He also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, why he believes Fury is a tougher match up for Wilder and why this fight is a win-win for everyone including Anthony Joshua. Also, Ngannou vs Blaydes 2, Jon Jones' skeptical USADA testing, Brock Lesnar's smaller body, Monster trucks, El Chapo, "thicc" runners, fan questions and much more.

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Aug 20, 2018
Episode 93
01:45:01

Brendan rants on the UFC passing on Nick Newell while choosing to promote Greg Hardy and talks Ben Askren's potential entrance into the UFC, Darren Till's controversial statement about choosing legacy over everything else, GSP open to celebrity fights and more breaking MMA events/news. He also recaps his trip to Dallas, Pecan Lodge BBQ, taking the JFK tour, HBO's Hard Knocks, buying chicken poop soil and much more.

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Aug 13, 2018
Episode 92: T.J. Dillashaw In-Studio (BONUS)
00:51:46

T.J. Dillashaw joins Brendan in-studio for this bonus episode. The guys talk about UFC's hard push on Cody Garbrandt over him and T.J. having Garbrandt's number, why he believes Dominic Cruz feels entitled and doesn't deserve the next title shot, plans on challenging Henry Cejudo at 125, Duane Bang Ludwig encouraging him to train with other people/coaches, Mark Munoz's positive influence on both TJ and Brendan, training with ultra competitive Aaron Pico and much more.

Aug 07, 2018
Episode 91: UFC 227 (Recap)
01:45:05

Brendan recaps UFC 227 and talks Conor vs Khabib & Nate Diaz vs Dustin Poirier official fight announcements, judging during Henry Cejudo's win over Demetrious Johnson, defining true take downs, why DJ's loss is a win-win for him and the UFC, how TJ Dillashaw's focus on boxing won him the 2nd fight against Cody Garbrandt, predictions on who will main event UFC 230, Jon Jones, GSP, Anderson Silva, fan questions and more. He also talks Austin, Texas, Big Brown Coffee's official release, Netflix's Social Fabric and Kyle Ng, lawn spots, grounded planes and much more!

Aug 06, 2018
Episode 90: Dillashaw vs Garbrandt 2 & Alvarez vs Poirier 2 (Recap)
01:54:49

Brendan recaps Alvarez vs Poirier 2 and talks Dillashaw vs Garbrandt 2, UFC 227's lackluster card, Conor vs Khabib fight date, GSP vs Silva, Fury vs Wilder and Mikey Garcia vs Errol Spence rumors, UFC's recent lowest ratings ever and the Sea World effect, Islam Makhachev's breakout performance, Marc Goddard's odd stand up, 12 to 6 elbows controversy, Colby Covington being stripped and answers fan questions. He also discusses his new movie with Shia LaBeouf and David Ayer, buying his dream car, visiting Long Beach Aquarium, new passion for lawns and much more.

Jul 30, 2018
Episode 89: Eddie Alvarez vs Dustin Poirier 2 | Max Holloway Health Controversy
02:01:38

Brendan talks UFC Alvarez vs Poirier 2, the Max Holloway health controversy, breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Shogun vs Smith recap, Anthony Smith's talent, Alexander Gustafsson pulling out after Smith's callout and Daniel Cormier's reaction/rant, Brock Lesnar's first USADA test since his return, Tyron Woodley turning down Darren Till and answers fan questions. He also talks his first standup show with Theo Von, Chicago trip for Bryan Callen's special, Mark Curry's standup, meeting sneaker heads, Last Chance U, shark movies, JFK conspiracy, Dark Tourist and much more!

Jul 23, 2018
Episode 88: Tai Tuivasa & Tyson Pedro - Dana White/Stylebender Drama
02:18:49

Brendan addresses the Dana White/Stylebender drama and welcomes Tai Tuivasa & Tyson Pedro in studio. The guys talk MMA's popularity in Australia, relationship with Mark Hunt, Aussie celebrities, dealing with social media haters, shoey's assies, crackies, bubblers, cage dick vs camera dick, traditional Samoan tattoos and Joe Rogan refusing the shoey, Brendan also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, UFC Fight Night Shogun vs Smith, answers fan questions and much more!

Jul 16, 2018
Episode 87: UFC 226 Recap, Brock Lesnar is Back & DC is GOAT
01:39:42

Brendan recaps UFC 226 and explains why Daniel Cormier is GOAT. He also breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night JDS vs Ivanov and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Dana White on Francis Ngannou's ego, why Brock Lesnar is a bigger draw than Conor and Ronda, Max Holloway's health, Stylebender's impressive win over Brad Tavares, Brian Ortega declining fights, Robert Whittaker and Kelvin Gastelum coaching TUF, fan questions and much more.

Jul 09, 2018
Episode 86: UFC 226 BREAKDOWN & PICKS
02:04:59

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 226 and TUF finale Stylebender vs Tavares and talks breaking MMA & boxing news/events, Deontay Wilder interview and real story behind Joshua fight fallout, Liddell vs Ortiz 3 confirmed, Drake's new song and Max Holloway, Cormier vs Miocic affecting Jon Jones, taping back to back episodes of Ridiculousness, Lebron to the Lakers, 4th of July plans, World Cup, new Yeezys, fan questions and much more.

Jul 02, 2018
Episode 85
01:23:12

Brendan responds to Chael Sonnen calling him out, recaps Cerrone vs Edwards and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Machida signing with Bellator, Josh Barnett leaving the UFC, Joshua vs Wilder rumors, Tyson Fury's IG rant on Wilder and answers fan questions. He also talks shooting guns with Mat Best and the Black Rifle Coffee boys, shopping in Texas, Black Mirror, The Staircase, World Cup and much more.

Jun 25, 2018
Episode 84: Derrick Lewis (Bonus) & Mike Dolce
03:17:09

Brendan chats with Derrick Lewis (bonus) and Mike Dolce. Derrick talks his upcoming fight with Francis Ngannou, potential fight with Curtis Blaydes, family life, Instagram fame and more. Mike Dolce talks nutrition, fighters missing weight, dangers of moving weigh in's, punishment suggestions, his Kit Kat story and more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, breaks down/makes picks for UFC Cowboy vs Edwards, answers fan questions and talks Chael Sonnen's rant on Joe Rogan, dealing with vertigo, World Cup and much more.

Jun 18, 2018
Episode 83: UFC 225 Recap
01:47:58

Brendan recap's UFC 225, Santa Cruz vs Mares, Charlo vs Trout, Crawford vs Horn and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, importance of UFC 225's PPV buys, MVP fighters of the night, CM Punk vs Mike Jackson being the worst case scenario for the UFC and Colby Covington's breakout performance. He also answers fans questions and talks Robert Whittaker's win, Tyson Fury's comeback fight, Mikey Garcia at the racetrack, headlining The Comedy Store on Saturday night and much more.

Jun 11, 2018
Episode 82: UFC 225 Whittaker vs Romero 2 BREAKDOWN & PICKS
01:46:41

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 225 Whittaker vs Romero 2 and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Charlo vs Trout, Yair Rodriguez back in the UFC, Andrea Lee's coach/husband with Nazi tattoos, cancelled fight due to chapped lips, bare knuckle boxing, Lebron James' fashion, Kanye's album art Kratom and much more.

Jun 04, 2018
Episode 81: UFC Till vs Wonderboy Recap & Rivera vs Moraes
01:46:04

Brendan recaps UFC Till vs Wonderboy, rants on the scoring controversy and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Michael Bisping's retirement, Nick Diaz's arrest, Joe Rogan quitting FOX shows and more. Brendan also breaks down/makes picks for UFC Rivera vs Moraes, answers fan questions and talks Disneyland, NBA playoffs, opening up for Joey Diaz and much more.

May 29, 2018
Episode 80: Matt Mitrione
02:34:04

Matt Mitrione stops by to discuss his upcoming fight with Ryan Bader and potential rematch with Fedor, his solution to the Reebok sponsorship issue, Victor Conte's Jon Jones theory, rant on the UFC bringing in Brock Lesnar, friendship with Luke Rockhold, predicting Bader to beat King Mo while he was on King Mo's podcast and explains why Brendan is the only fighter he'd want to rematch and much more. Brendan talks breaking MMA & Boxing events/news, recaps UFC Maia vs Usman, breaks down/makes picks for UFC Till vs Thompson, answers fan questions and much more.

May 21, 2018
Episode 79: Mauro Ranallo
01:56:47

Mauro Ranallo stops in to discuss his upcoming documentary, mental health, medicinal cannabis, MMA, boxing, WWE and more. Brendan recaps UFC 224, Lomachenko vs Linares, Bellator 199 and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Maia vs Usman and also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Joshua vs Wilder rumors, Yair Rodriguez getting cut from the UFC, Raquel Pennington's corner not letting her quit, answers fan questions and much more.

May 15, 2018
Episode 78: Leslie Smith
02:12:17

Leslie Smith joins Brendan in-studio to discuss her controversial release from the UFC, fighting for fighter's rights/pay and the next moves for Project Spearhead. Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 224, recaps GGG vs Martirosyan, previews Lomachenko vs Linares and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, answers fan questions and much more.

May 07, 2018
Episode 77: Bellator 198 Recap
01:42:21

Brendan talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news and recaps Bellator 198. Also, Deontay Wilder's $50 million dollar offer to fight Anthony Joshua, Nick Diaz vs Michael Bisping, Nate vs GSP, Ben Askren, Tyson Fury, Nick Newell, Conor's punishment from the UFC, the NFL draft, Netflix's Rachel Dolezal documentary, fan questions and more.

Apr 30, 2018
Episode 76
01:45:30

Brendan recaps UFC Lee vs Barboza, discusses UFC's stacked Lightweight division and talks Leslie Smith being paid out of her UFC contract, Greg Hardy on Dana White's contenders series, the future of Gervonta Davis, Lomachenko, Adrien Broner, and breaks down/makes picks for Bellator 196 Mir vs Fedor. Brendan also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, meeting Bret the Hitman Hart at his show, staying at the same hotel as Ellen, best Chinese food in Calgary, answers fan questions and much more.

Apr 23, 2018
Episode 75: UFC Lee vs Barboza
02:11:56

Brendan recaps UFC Poirier vs Gaethje and discusses Gaethje's future, UFC TV deal rumors, UFC fighter profile summaries and more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA & Boxing events/news, breaks down/makes picks for UFC Lee vs Barboza and answers fan questions.

Apr 16, 2018
Episode 74: Paulie Malignaggi
02:34:22

Paulie Malignaggi joins Brendan in-studio to discuss Conor Mcgregors recent arrest, UFC 223 recap, Mayweather in the octagon, Canelo's failure and fight cancellation, drug tests in sports, Joshua vs Parker recap, Wilder, Fury, Mosely, Broner, Lomachenko and much more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news and breaks down, makes picks for UFC Poireir vs Gaethje and answers fan questions.

Apr 09, 2018
Episode 73: Jimmy Smith
01:56:27

Jimmy Smith joins Brendan in-studio to discuss Tony Ferguson vs Khabib Nurmagomedov being cancelled for the 4th time and Max Holloway stepping in against Khabib on just 6 days notice. Brendan also answers fan questions, recaps Anthony Joshua vs Joseph Parker and talks breaking MMA boxing events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 223 Max Holloway vs Khabib Nurmagomedov along with much more.

Apr 02, 2018
Episode 72
01:34:58

Brendan talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Anthony Joshua's rumored $500 million dollar UFC offer, Colby Covington talking his way into an interim title shot and gets heated about the huge impact and lack of accountability that USADA, judges and referees have on fighters lives. He also talks well dressed fans, Kamaru Usman stopping by his Florida standup show, pushing gas refills to the limit, fan questions and much more.

Mar 26, 2018
Episode 71
01:33:07

Brendan talks breaking MMA/boxing events and news stories, NCAA breakout star Kyle Snyder, Nick Newell's right to compete in the UFC and recaps UFC Werdum vs Volkov and his B-day weekend. Brendan also talks Oxnard show's with Bryan Callen's surprise performance, Dana White's ripped body, Desus and Mero vs DJ Envy, fan questions and much more.

Mar 19, 2018
Episode 70: Deontay Wilder & Max Holloway
01:57:56

Deontay Wilder talks fighting sick, taking a big risk match with Ortiz, visit from Denzel Washington, desire for a unification bout with Joshua and more. Max Holloway talks injury and the challenges of being a fighter/champion, love/hate relationship with the sport, match up w/Brian Ortega, BJ Penn's shadow, walking towards danger and more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Werdum vs Volkov and answers fan questions.

Mar 12, 2018
Episode 69: Brian Ortega & Rener Gracie
02:06:59

Brian Ortega and Rener Gracie join Brendan in-studio to discuss Brian's big win against Frankie Edgar, turning chaos into art, upcoming fight with Max Holloway at UFC 226, why Brian wouldn't have taken the fight if he was Edgar, media obligations and more. Brendan also recaps UFC 222, breaks down Wilder vs Ortiz, talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, answers fan questions and much more.

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Mar 05, 2018
Episode 68: UFC 222
01:35:58

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 222 and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, recaps UFC Stephens vs Emmett, reveals more info on Below The Belt and talks eating pizza with Frankie Edgar, La Jolla scooter crash, girl scout cookies, answers fan questions and much more.

Feb 26, 2018
Episode 67: UFC Stephens vs Emmett
01:15:39

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC Stephens vs Emmet, talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news and recaps UFC Cerrone vs Medeiros and Bellator Mitrione vs Nelson. Brendan also shares his Netflix recs of the week, gives updates on his new Showtime show, answers fan questions and much more.

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Feb 20, 2018
Episode 66
01:41:49

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC Cerrone vs Medeiros and Bellator 194 Nelson vs Mitrione 2, and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Valentines day, Anderson Silva vs Oscar De La Hoya, CM Punk vs Mayweather, Gustafsson calling out Rockhold, Rashad Evans' advice to Tyron Woodley, Chuck Liddell on Big Brother, fan questions and much more.

Feb 14, 2018
Episode 65: UFC 221 Rockhold vs Romero
01:34:15

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 221 Rockhold vs Romero and talks breaking MMA/boxing events and news. He also recaps UFC Machida vs Anders, and talks Mario Yamasaki controversy, UFC 222 troubles, cooking show with Bert Kreischer, diet/health update, fan questions and much more.

Feb 06, 2018
Episode 64: Kevin Lee
02:04:44

Kevin "The Motown Phenom" Lee joins Brendan in studio to discuss big changes to his camp, coaches and management, and talks Justin Gaethje callout, frustration with Tyron Woodley, UFC's difficulty with promoting African American fighters and much more. Brendan also answers fan questions and talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Machida vs Anders.

Jan 30, 2018
Episode 63: Cris Cyborg
02:31:26

Cris Cyborg returns to discuss potential match up with Amanda Nunes, relationship with Dana White/UFC, legacy at featherweight and more. Brendan also answers fan questions, goes in-depth on Francis Ngannou, Stipe Miocic and Daniel Cormier and talks breaking MMA event/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Jacare Souza vs Derek Brunson and much more.

Jan 23, 2018
Episode 62: Chael Sonnen
02:06:34

Brendan welcomes Chael Sonnen in studio and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 220 and Bellator 192. We also talk breaking MMA events and news!

Jan 17, 2018
Episode 61: UFC Stephens vs Choi
01:40:20

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC Stephens vs Choi and talks breaking MMA events and news, including John McCarthy retiring from refereeing, Dana White & Conor McGregor vs Stephen Espinoza, Ngannou's favorable treatment, lack of HGH & IV test failures and much.

Jan 09, 2018
Episode 60: UFC 219 Recap
01:23:44

Brendan recaps UFC 219 and talks breaking MMA/Boxing events and news. He also hints at a Big Brown Golden Globe appearance, predicts Jimmy Smiths next move and answers fan questions. We also talk Khabib/Ferguson/McGregor matchups, photographer drama, technology changing the promo game and much more.


Jan 03, 2018
Episode 59: UFC 219 Breakdown
01:51:16

Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 219 Cyborg vs Holm, and talks breaking MMA events/news/rumors. We also take a trip down memory lane to talk surprising guest interviews, Will Smith's greatest hits, how BBB started, and how YOU guys, the listeners/watchers made this year such an incredible one, thank you and enjoy!

Dec 27, 2017
Episode 58: BEST OF 2017
04:23:09

We take a look back at some of our favorite moments from 2017, Stone Cold Steve Austin, Joey Diaz, Mario Lopez, Tito Ortiz, Cris Cyborg, Chael Sonnen, Lyoto Machida, Deontay Wilder and much more, enjoy!

Dec 27, 2017
Episode 57
01:31:58

Brendan recaps UFC Lawler vs Dos Anjos and talks breaking MMA/boxing events and news, Mike Perry's continual star power, Masvidal's hilarious DM's to Bisping, redefining gatekeeper, rankings resembling popularity contests, delicious trip to Buffalo, fan questions and much more.

Dec 19, 2017
Episode 56: Josh Thomson
02:44:42

Josh "The Punk" Thomson joins Brendan in-studio to talk retirement potential, AKA's injury reputation, teammates; Cain, Rockhold and Khabib updates, Conor vs Khabib breakdown, Rockhold training with DC's next opponent, Volkan Oezdemir and much more. Brendan recaps UFC Swanson vs Ortega, Loma vs Rigo, breaks down/makes picks for UFC Lawler vs Dos Anjos and talks breaking MMA events/news.

Dec 12, 2017
Episode 55
01:51:16

Brendan recaps UFC 218 and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Swanson vs Ortega. He also talks breaking MMA events/news, Francis Ngannou's superstar potential, Loma vs Rigo, McGregor's dimepiece date night, GSP illness doubts, leashes on divisions, boba straw bets, fan questions and much, much more.

Dec 05, 2017
Episode 54
01:45:57

Brendan talks Conor McGregor pub brawl rumors and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 218. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news, UFC's handling of Bisping, Thanksgiving, Keto dieting, lucky bird poop and much more.

Nov 28, 2017
Episode 53
01:27:17

Brendan talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Gastelum vs Bisping while Bryan makes a surprise appearance. He also answers fan questions and talks holiday traffic, turkeys, Tony Clifton, Ozdemir's troubles, Bellator's heavyweight grand prix tournament and much more.

Nov 22, 2017
Episode 52: Deontay Wilder (Bonus Episode)
01:05:51

Deontay Wilder joins Brendan in-studio to discuss stress breakdown from opponents popping positive, thoughts of leaving the boxing for MMA, fighting from poverty, finding peace in chaos, criticism of looping shots and much more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events and news.

Nov 17, 2017
Episode 51
01:52:16

Brendan talks Woodley vs Diaz, Bisping vs Gastelum, Bellator's heavyweight grand prix, fried chicken, spicy foods, serial killers and much more. He also talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Werdum vs Tybura.

Nov 15, 2017
Episode 50
01:44:18

Brendan recaps UFC 217, and talks GSP, Darren Till, Ric Flair's 30 for 30, Deontay Wilder's wild KO finish and much more. Brendan also answers fan questions and talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Pettis vs Poirier.

Nov 08, 2017
Episode 49
02:08:41

Brendan talks breaking MMA events/news, breaks down/makes picks for UFC 217, recaps UFC Sao Paulo and discusses UFC's budding welterweight division. We also talk boxing, Halloween, costumes, candy and much more.

Oct 31, 2017
Episode 48
01:49:29

Big Brown discusses the aftermath of Darren Till vs Donald Cerrone, the future of the fight game, Halloween plans, hopes for mega PPV events and answers fan questions. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Machida vs Brunson.

Oct 24, 2017
Episode 47: Alan Jouban
01:52:24

Big Brown welcomes Alan Jouban in studio for today's first live podcast. The guys talk shoes, commentating, life after fighting, Tony Ferguson, Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz and much more. The guys also talk breaking MMA events, news and break down UFC Cerrone vs Till.

Oct 17, 2017
Episode 46
01:24:33

Brendan recaps UFC 216, discusses what's next for Tony Ferguson, Conor Mcgregor and why Demetrious Johnson is the pound for pound champ. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news, cookies, coffee and much more.

Oct 10, 2017
Episode 45: Kevin Lee
01:42:38
Brendan and Kevin Lee discuss Kevin's upcoming "celebration" fight with Tony Ferguson, volunteer work, potential fight with McGregor, possible matchups post UFC 216 and much more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 216.
Oct 03, 2017
Episode 44: Rory MacDonald & Douglas Lima
02:12:52
Rory MacDonald talks changing promotions, training mistakes, future opponents, splitting camps, GSP and more. Douglas Lima talks upbringing, family, lack of recognition, first pro fight, fear of street fights and much more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news and Reebok, Game of Thrones shoes and a ton more.
Sep 26, 2017
Episode 43
01:46:54
Brendan recaps Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin and recent trip to SF, and talks corruption, Kill Tony, trip to NYC with Deontay Wilder, pet lizards, internet trolls and more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Japan OSP vs Okami.
Sep 19, 2017
Episode 42: Tony Jeffries & Glenn Holmes
02:02:01
Brendan welcomes in Tony Jeffries and Glenn Holmes to talk life, boxing and breakdown/make picks for Canelo Alvarez vs Gennady Golovkin. We also talk breaking MMA events/news, thick models, football kickers and breakdown/make picks for UFC Rockhold vs Branch.
Sep 12, 2017
Episode 41: Chael Sonnen
02:26:07
Chael Sonnen and Brendan discuss the MayMac aftermath and dive deep into the Turinabol and Jon Jones debacle, possible outcomes, PED's vs steroids, gym drug culture and much more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 215.
Sep 05, 2017
Episode 40
01:29:40
Brendan talks breaking MMA & Boxing events/news, trip to Universal Studios, going wild on a Slingshot, Tinder swipes, Jon Jones drama, UFC Rotterdam, MSG and much more.
Sep 01, 2017
Episode 39: Luke Thomas (Las Vegas Part 2)
01:58:07
Luke Thomas and Brendan are in Vegas to discuss possible MayMac outcomes and give their predictions. They also talk Paulie drama, Jon Jones' failed tests and legacy, behind the scenes MMA stories, racism, promoters vs media, blackballed journalists, being judged by appearances, Latin women, DM's and so much more.
Aug 26, 2017
Episode 39: Las Vegas Part 1
01:22:34
Brendan is LIVE (sort of) from the MGM Grand in Las Vegas just one day before the biggest event in combat sports history. He gives an updated breakdown and prediction for the MayMac fight and talks breaking MMA and boxing events/news and much more.
Aug 25, 2017
Episode 38: Andre Berto & Paulie Malignaggi
01:54:47
Andre Berto joins Brendan in-studio to talk about his family roots in MMA, olympics, Haiti, the science of Floyd Mayweather and the 3 possible outcomes in the McGregor vs Mayweather fight. Paulie Malignaggi talks beef with Conor McGregor, sparring footage controversy and pro's and con's of being in Conor's camp.  Brendan also talk breaking MMA events/news.
Aug 15, 2017
Episode 37
01:09:41
Brendan recaps his U.K. and Ireland tour and talks Rich Eisen, Michael Rapaport, Paddy Holohan, Paulie Malignaggi vs Conor McGregor, Showtime and breaking MMA events/news.
Aug 10, 2017
Episode 36: Late Night in London
00:44:02
Brendan recaps UFC 214 and talks breaking MMA events/news from a hotel room, late night in London while on tour.
Aug 04, 2017
Episode 35: Paulie Malignaggi
02:03:36
Pauli Malignaggi returns to share a behind the scenes look at joining Conor McGregor's camp; sparring, trash talking, punching power and much more. The guys also break down Broner vs Garcia and Brendan talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 214 Jones vs Cormier 2
Jul 25, 2017
Episode 34: Paulie Malignaggi
01:49:21
Paulie Malignaggi tells Brendan what really prompted him to join Conor McGregor's training camp and gives his take on how the boxing community truly feels about him helping out an MMA fighter. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events/news and breaks down/makes picks on UFC Fight Night Weidman vs Gastelum.
Jul 18, 2017
Episode 33: McGregor vs Mayweather Press Tour
01:42:43
Brendan is back from the McGregor/Mayweather press tour and shares some behind the scenes stories including Dana White, Conor, Floyd, Drake, Showtime, the muted microphones, racial remarks and Ariel Helwani controversies and talks breaking MMA events/news and much more.
Jul 14, 2017
Episode 32: Robin Black
02:58:06
Brendan welcomes back Robin Black for a highly in-depth conversation and breakdown of Conor Mcgregor vs Floyd Mayweather. The guys talk fight analysis, psychology, importance of obsession, GSP and much more. The guys also cover breaking MMA events/news and break down/make picks for UFC 213 Nunes vs. Shevchenko 2 and The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale.
Jul 06, 2017
Episode 31: Matt Mitrione
02:06:05
Matt Mitrione is back to break down his win over Fedor and Brendan recaps his trip to NY, his commentating experience for Bellator and talks breaking MMA events/news and rants on the Fox layoffs, McGregor vs Mayweather and much more. 
Jun 27, 2017
Episode 30
01:01:14
Brendan breaks down/makes picks for the big PPV Bellator 180 card at MSG as well as UFC Fight Night 112, and talks breaking MMA events/news.
Jun 21, 2017
Episode 29: Tony Jeffries & Glenn Holmes (Bonus Episode)
01:56:11
Brendan, Tony Jeffries & Glenn Holmes discuss the Conor McGregor vs Floyd Mayweather fight announcement, Kovalev vs Ward 2, Brendan's 100k bet with Max Kellerman, Tony's first meeting with Floyd, the true details behind Conor's sparring footage along with breaking news of the event and much more.
Jun 16, 2017
Episode 28: Matt Mitrione
01:50:52
Matt Mitrione talks about his upcoming fight with legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko at MSG, his micro chip training invention and working with Purdue again. Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night Holm vs Correia and talks breaking MMA events/news.
Jun 13, 2017
Episode 27: Ryan Bader
02:15:46
Brendan speaks to Ryan "Darth" Bader about fighting out his contract and moving to Bellator, his upcoming championship fight against Phil Davis on the massive MSG card in NY, his unique masseuse/mental coach and more. Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 212 and talks breaking MMA news/events.
Jun 01, 2017
Episode 26
01:40:46
Everything from the recent Cyborg drama to the insanity of the UFC Athlete Retreat, Brendan talks breaking MMA events/news and and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Fight Night 109 Gustafsson vs Teixeira.    Episode sponsored by Audible - visit http://audible.com/bigbrown for a free 30 day trial
May 23, 2017
Episode 25: Cris Cyborg
02:24:59
Cris Cyborg joins Brendan in studio with her boyfriend Ray Elbe for an emotional conversation about her journey, her future and why her fight outside of the cage is the most difficult one. We also talk breaking MMA events/news and Brendan breaks down/makes picks for Bellator 179.
May 16, 2017
Episode 24: Lorenz Larkin
02:12:38
Lorenz Larkin reveals how he went from flag football to fighting, why he fears his mom, his reasons for dropping to 170, fighting out his contract and signing with Bellator and much more. We also talk breaking MMA events/fight news and Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 211.
May 09, 2017
Episode 23: Mario Lopez
01:37:59
Mario Lopez invites Brendan to his studio to get deep into boxing and the guys break down Canelo Alvarez vs Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. We also talk breaking MMA events/news and much more.
May 02, 2017
Episode 22: Tony Jeffries
02:16:07
Brendan talks breaking MMA news/events and welcomes Tony Jeffries and Glenn Holmes in studio to break down Klitschko vs Joshua and discuss Tony's pro boxing career, medaling in the olympics, being hit in the head 55,000 times, being forced to retire early from boxing and creating Box n Burn, along with much more.
Apr 25, 2017
Episode 21: Jason Ellis
01:59:02
Jason Ellis sits down with Brendan and shares stories about life, Howard Stern, Dax Shepard, Marilyn Manson, Ludacris, George Takei and more. The guys talk breaking MMA events and break down Jason's upcoming fight as well as UFC Fight Night 108.
Apr 18, 2017
Episode 20: Justin Wren
02:39:46
UFC 210 recap and UFC on FOX breakdown/picks plus Justin Wren stops by to talk Bellator, Africa, and how to make a difference.
Apr 11, 2017
Episode 19: TJ Dillashaw
02:29:37
TJ Dillashaw joins Brendan in studio to talk about training with Vasyl Lomachenko, preparing for Cody Garbrandt filming the newest season of TUF and much more. Brendan talks breaking MMA events, fight news, and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 210 Cormier vs Johnson.
Apr 04, 2017
Episode 18: Rampage Jackson
02:17:54
Quinton "Rampage" Jackson joins Brendan to talk comedy, gaming, producing, acting, fame, rude vs racist, why he lost his temper on Arona, the hardest kick he ever felt and more. Brendan talks breaking MMA events, fight news and gives his breakdown and picks for down Bellator 175.
Mar 28, 2017
Episode 17: Joey Diaz
01:41:25
Joey "Coco" Diaz joins Brendan on this bonus episode of the Big Brown Breakdown to talk fighters, food, film, Jiu Jitsu, comedy, Jet Blue Mint, Cubans, racism in the UFC, breaking fight news and much more..
Mar 24, 2017
Episode 16: Bas Rutten
02:09:27
Bas Rutten and Brendan share stories of Kimbo Slice and Kevin Randleman and discuss McGregor vs Mayweather, steroids, weight cutting, GSP, Overeem and much more along with breaking MMA events and fight news.
Mar 22, 2017
Episode 15: Rener Gracie & Brian Ortega
02:41:35
Rener Gracie and Brian "T-City" Ortega join Brendan to talk about Brian's rise to success from rough beginnings, including an altercation with a teacher, a high speed chase and more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events and breaks down UFC Fight Night London - Manuwa vs Anderson.
Mar 15, 2017
Episode 14: Elias Theodorou
02:07:24
Elias "The Spartan" Theodorou joins Brendan to talk about his sponsored hair, having his face tattoo'd on a fan, TV & Movie projects, training with Firas Zahabi, GSP and much more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events and breaks down UFC Fight Night Belfort vs Gastelum.
Mar 08, 2017
Episode 13: Steve Austin
02:45:45
"Stone Cold" Steve Austin joins Brendan on this episode of the Big Brown Breakdown to discuss WWE stars vs UFC stars, friendship with Brock Lesnar, cutting promos, how he got his nickname, being paralyzed and more. Brendan also talks breaking MMA events and breaks down/makes picks for UFC 209.
Mar 02, 2017
Episode 12: Ian McCall
02:21:10
Brendan talks breaking MMA events and recaps the weekend's fights plus Ian McCall is in-studio to talk about his multiple fight fallout streak, changing camps, life outside the cage, dating a WWF star, CBD oil and more. 
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 11: Phil Davis
02:45:27
Phil "Mr. Wonderful" Davis joins Brendan on the Big Brown Breakdown to talk motorcycles, Bellator, who he wants next, being the "Rosa Parks" of MMA, his potential future fight with Jon Jones and much more. Brendan breaks down Bellator 172 Fedor vs Mitrione, UFC Fight Night Lewis vs Browne and talks breaking MMA events.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 10
01:38:43
Brendan breaks down UFC 208, makes his picks and chooses his favorite underdogs. We talk breaking MMA events, WSOF, McGregor vs Pacquiao, Demian Maia and tons more.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 9: Lyoto Machida & Rener Gracie
02:07:10
Lyoto "The Dragon" Machida and Rener Gracie stop by to chat with Brendan for this wild episode of the Big Brown Breakdown. NOTHING can stop the guys from talking all things MMA.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 8: Robin Black
03:05:47
MMA guru Robin Black sits down with Brendan to discuss UFC Denver and everything else in the fight world in this very in-depth episode of the Big Brown Breakdown.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 7: Chael Sonnen
02:00:03
The gangster himself, Chael Sonnen, visits Big Brown Schaub just a few days before his main event fight with Tito Ortiz to talk about his time on The Celebrity Apprentice, how he really feels about Arnold Schwarzenegger, Donald Trump and testosterone replacement, who he's asking to fight next, and shares stories about Dana White, Jim Rome, Fedor Emelianenko, along with much more.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 6
01:46:13
In this episode of the Big Brown Breakdown, the debut of the Big Brown Breakdown theme song (featuring Skylar Astin) is revealed. Brendan talks breaking MMA events, his picks for UFC fight night Penn vs Rodriguez, Mark Hunt's lawsuit against the UFC, Floyd vs Conor, and Big Brown finally gives his dreaded breakdown pick for Chris Brown vs Soulja Boy along with much, much more.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 5
02:02:26
In this episode of the Big Brown Breakdown, Brendan talks breaking MMA events, the aftermath of UFC 207 and RIZIN, a new USADA test failure, athletes throwing shade, and picks his NEW fighter of the year along with much, much more.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 4
01:39:50
Big Brown is back to talk breaking MMA events, make his picks and breaks down UFC 207.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 3: Alan Jouban
02:21:05
Brendan talks breaking MMA events and Alan Jouban visits the studio to talk Versace, how he got into modeling, why he deserves to be ranked in the UFC welterweight top 15, who he wants next, why he wants to see Joe Rogan vs. Mickey Gall, and Brendan see's Sage Northcutt's apples and raises him 2 cantaloupes.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 2: Tito Ortiz
01:51:54
Brendan talks UFC Fight Night: VanZant vs. Waterson, breaking MMA events, and Tito Ortiz stops by to discuss his Bellator 170 fight against Chael Sonnen, his birthday wrestling match against Chael, fallout with Cyborg, family life and fishing.
Feb 28, 2017
Episode 1
01:37:18
Brendan hops in the studio to discuss MMA current events and give his UFC 206 breakdown.
Feb 28, 2017