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Brendan recaps UFC's Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje card Tyson Fury vs Otto Wallin and talks whats next for Cowboy, Fury's close call potential fight ending cut, MVP Tristan Connelly's win over Michel Pereira, Dustin Poirier and Conor McGregor's social media call outs, Canelo Alvarez moving up two weight classes to face Sergey Kovalev, Jacare Souza's move to light heavyweight, UFC Octagon Girls under attack by the mayor of Melbourne, Brendan's old friends fighting on Ken Shamrock's new bare knuckle promotion, UFC's Yair Rodriguez vs Jeremy Stephen's, fan questions and much more!
WBO welterweight Champion Terence Crawford joins Brendan to talk about Errol Spence Jr., his childhood, and Manny Pacquiao over some fried chicken and donuts.
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Brendan addresses the media issue regarding Joe Rogan, recaps UFC 242 Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier and talks Khabib's only possible challenge being Tony Ferguson and why the timing for that fight is perfect right now, Nate Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal headlining UFC 244, Ryan Bader vs Cheick Kongo eye poke controversy, Cris Cyborg signing with Bellator, Dana White not letting BJ Penn fight anymore, this weekend's Donald Cerrone vs Justin Gaethje fight card & Tyson Fury vs Otto Wallin, fan questions and much more.
Brendan breaks down UFC 242's Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Dustin Poirier, gives his pick, and talks Weili Zhang's quick win over Jessica Andrade, Anthony Johnson's return to the UFC at heavyweight, Darren Till vs Kelvin Gastelum, BJ Penn's recent street fights, Matt Serra's rant on Dana White and Joe Rogan, Vasyl Lomachenko's win over Luke Campbell, Bellator 226 Ryan Bader vs Cheick Kongo and much more.
Brendan recaps Bellator 225 and talks Conor McGregor's apologetic interview on ESPN, Matt Mitrione's mouthpiece controversy, Nick Newell's Bellator debut and comeback win, Genady Golovkin partnering up with Eddie Hearn, Daniel Cormier issuing an apology to family/coaches, UFC China, Lomachenko vs Campbell and more. Also, trip to Palm Springs, Andrew Luck's sudden retirement, Will Compton signed to the Saints, Discovery Channel's Serengeti, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 241 and talks Nate Diaz's star power and why he needs to be paid like one, Daniel Cormier's overconfidence in loss to Stipe Miocic, Stipe outgrinding D.C., why Paulo Costa is the real deal and MVP of the card, jumping off the Conor McGregor bandwagon after punching an old man, Bellator 225 and more. Also, trip to Portland during a Proud Boys protest, Tito Ortiz visiting the comedy show, Mexican food strip club, fan questions and much more.
Brendan talks Daniel Cormier's feature on E:60, Jon Jones' unique shit talking, Mike Perry's gruesome nose injury, Andy Ruiz vs Anthony Joshua 2 booked for Saudi Arabia, Joshua's drastic body change, Claudia Gadelha vs Cynthia Calvillo, Henry Cejudo challenging Valentina Shevchenko, Colby Covington's beef with Miesha Tate, Michael Bisping and Jorge Masvidal are besties, UFC 241 and more. Also, Brendan opening up for Jo Koy, Charles Manson exhibit in LA, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler and talks Cris Cyborg's controversial video edit of Dana White and subsequent release from the UFC, Covington training with Cameron Hanes and showing insane cardio, why he'll likely have a trilogy with Kamaru Usman once they fight and why the heel role is perfect for him, Cain Velasquez's impressive Lucha Libre debut, Claressa Shields calling out Amanda Nunes, Valentina Shevchenko vs Liz Carmouche 2 and more.
Also, trip to Nashville, eating at BBQ joints and staying Keto, podcast with Will Compton and Michael Chandler, dating apps, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 240 Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar, Gervonta Davis crushing Ricardo Nunez, and talks Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler, Cris Cyborg's dilemma with the UFC & Dana White, BJ Penn given one last fight vs Nik Lentz, Dillian Whyte cleared to fight after testing positive for a second time, Whittaker vs Stylebender set for the biggest fight in Australian history, Chris Weidman's first fight at light heavyweight vs Dominick Reyes, Askren vs Maia and much more. Also, Brendan discovers how much he really weigh's and is back on Keto, Once Upon a Time In Hollywood, Last Chance U, fan questions and much more!
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Brendan discusses Jon Jones' recent battery charges, recaps Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman and Leon Edwards vs Rafael Dos Anjos, and talks Ray Borg's emotional win, UFC 240 Max Holloway vs Frankie Edgar, recent fight announcement rumors; Brian Ortega vs Korean Zombie, Cowboy vs Gaethje, Rampage vs Fedor, Dana White seemingly keeping the flyweight division and more. Also, trip to Indiana and getting kicked out of an Uber, doing a podcast with Pat McAfee, new Lion King and much more!
Brendan recaps UFC Sacramento and talks Urijah Faber and Germaine De Randamie's 1st round KO wins and controversial early stoppages, Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman and close betting odds, tragic death of Pernell Whitaker, Aspen Ladd's scary weigh in footage, 2019 Espy winners, UFC's Rafael Dos Anjos vs Leon Edwards card and more. Also, late night karaoke in Cincinnati, Top Golf, HBO's I Love You, Now Die, ASMR videos, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 239 and talks Jon Jones' cautious performance and close win over Thiago Santos, why Jorge Masvidal's KO of Ben Askren is the greatest in MMA history and why he believes Masvidal deserves a title shot next, thoughts on Luke Rockhold's passion for fighting and future, why Amanda Nunes is the greatest female fighter of all time, Diego Sanchez's amusing new coach Germaine de Randamie vs Aspen Ladd, Urijah Faber's return vs Ricky Simon, Luke Thomas joining SHOWTIME and more. Also, last minute trip to Hawaii, Kawhi Leonard to the Lakers, HBO's Euphoria, fan questions and much more.
Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 239 Jon Jones vs Thiago Santos, recaps Ngannou vs Dos Santos and talks Francis Ngannou's power and new mindset, Colby Covington vs Robbie Lawler announcement, Paulie Malignaggi firing back at Chael Sonnen and Ben Askren, Brandon Vera on Food Truck Diaries, spinning bottle cap kick challenge with John Mayer, Max Holloway and more, also, NBA free agency, playing basketball as an adult, tossing back whiskey's with Ehsan Ahmad and Deric Poston at Brea Improv, 4th of July celebrations, fan questions and much more!
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Brendan recaps Artem Lobov's win over Paulie Malignaggi, Korean Zombie's first round KO of Renato Moicano and talks Rafael Lovato Jr's win over Gegard Mousasi, BKFC winning the weekend's events and why more MMA fans than boxing fans watched, rumors Anthony Joshua was KO'd during sparring prior to fighting Andy Ruiz Jr, Chael Sonnen's beef with Luke Thomas, this weekend's UFC Junior Dos Santos vs Francis Ngannou and more. Also, Calgary Chinese food, Bol Bol drafted to the Denver Nuggets, Bob Lazar on JRE and Area 51 Netflix doc, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps Bellator 222 & Tyson Fury vs Tom Schwarz and talks this weekend's Paulie Malignaggi vs Artem Lobov and UFC's Korean Zombie vs Renato Moicano cards, Aaron Pico's second KO loss in a row and prospect status, Chael Sonnen's retirement and good guy reputation, TJ Dillashaw's recent statement on Sonnen's podcast, why Dillon Danis is a must see fighter, Paige VanZant's gruesome IG posts and more. Also, street racing down Laurel Canyon, Mark Wahlberg training with Mario Lopez, trip to Las Vegas, dope fish tanks, fan questions and much more!
Brendan's in studio on Wednesday this week to recap UFC 238 and talks impressive performances by Henry Cejudo, Tony Ferguson and other MVP picks of the night, Tony's chances at a title shot next, Dustin Poirier pay discrepancy and upcoming fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, Cowboy Cerrone's future, Gennady Golovkin's KO of Steve Rolls, Dana White's comments on urging Sage Northcutt to retire, Andy Ruiz Jr's $50 million dollar rematch offer to Anthony Joshua, Chris Weidman's move up to light heavyweight and more. Also, Brendan's ficus obsession, Topanga Canyon's deep and dark history, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps Andy Ruiz Jr's historic upset win over Anthony Joshua and UFC's Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith and rants about the mishandling of Joshua by his team, promoters ruining boxing, Drake curse, Deontay Wilder's risky rematch with Luiz Ortiz, Alexander Gustafsson retiring, Cyborg vs Felicia Spencer, Paige VanZant re-injuring her arm and more. Also, trip to Cleveland, Lebron's tipping rumors, the best corn beef sandwiches at Slyman's, fan questions and more!
Brendan breaks down UFC Fight Night Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Smith and talks Anthony Joshua vs Andy Ruiz Jr., Tony Robbins' podcast with Conor McGregor, Urijah Faber coming out of retirement to fight Ricky Simon, Paulie Malignaggi's rant on MMA fans, Sage Northcutt's recovery, Elias Theodorou being cut from the UFC and more. Also, HBO's Chernobyl, HULU's The Act, Netflix's Jailbirds, moving studios, fan questions and much more!
Brendan recaps Deontay Wilder's vicious KO of Dominic Breazeale and talks Wilder's controversial "killing" comment, Sage Northcutt being brually KO'd by Cosmo Alexandre, Rafael Dos Anjos' impressive performance over Kevin Lee and why RDA is an alternate definition of a gatekeeper, Lee's sticking point, Michel Pereia being Brendan's favorite new fighter, Neil Magny's failed USADA test, fighters campaigning to replace Tyron Woodley to fight Robbie Lawler and more. Also, Brendan's press tour, The Breakfast Club appearance, Mindhunter FBI agent, Game of Thrones season finale, Joe's Pizza, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 237 Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade and Bellator 221 Michael Chandler vs Patricio Freire fight cards and talks UFC Fight Night Rafael Dos Anjos vs Kevin Lee, Deontay Wilder vs Dominic Breazeale, One Championship's Enter The Dragon, Namajuna's retirement statement, Diego Lima's brutal KO of Michael Page, Jake Hagar's controversial stoppage, Donald Cerrone vs Tony Ferguson, Nate Diaz vs Anthony Pettis and Yoel Romero vs Paulo Costa fight announcements, Brian Ortega vs Zabit Magomedsharipov rumored for UFC 240, UFC 236 coming under 100k PPV buys, Manny Pacquiao vs Keith Thurman and more. Also, Brendan's trip to Tampa, press tour, Game of Thrones recap, Raptors vs 76ers game 7, Drake's jumbo jet, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs and Donald Cerrone vs Al Iaquinta and talks UFC 237, Bellator 221, Brock Lesnar retiring, Daniel Cormier's twitter beef with boxing commentator Sergio Mora, DC's official rematch with Stipe Miocic confirmed, Cowboy's next move, Raymond Daniels' ridiculous Bellator KO, ONE Championship's agent certification and more. Also, Brendan goes car shopping, deals with a mall crook, answers fan questions and much more.
Brendan talks Rory MacDonald's post fight speech and future, Paulo Costa's USADA suspension, Luis Ortiz's team turning down a $5 million dollar offer to fight Anthony Joshua, Greg Hardy's Michael Jordan/Bo Jackson comparisons, breakdown of Al Iaquinta vs Donald Cerrone and Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs and more. Also, Brendan's trip to Phoenix, Game of Thrones episode 3, Food Truck Diaries with Mikey Garcia, Showtime Comedy Special release date, fan questions and much more.
Brendan talks Darren Till's arrest, Jarrell Miller popping for 3 banned substances, Amir Khan vs Terence Crawford and controversial low blow stoppage, UFC 236's low prelim numbers, piracy age of 2019, UFC Jacare Souza vs Jack Hermansson, Bellator 220 Rory MacDonald vs Jon Fitch, Angela Magana's coma scare and more. Also, Easter celebrations, Game Of Thrones spoiler alert post, getting massaged at a questionable massage parlor, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 236 and talks Stylebender vs Gastelum's unbelievable fight and how it overshadowed Holloway vs Poirier 2, issues purchasing the first ESPN+ UFC PPV, T.J. Dillashaw breaking silence on his USADA test failure and suspension, B.J. Penn's restraining order, Jon Jones going after Stylebender on social media, kickboxing referee exposed to HIV, UFC Fight Night Overeem vs Oleinik and more. Also, trip to Legoland, hiking with Papa Schaub next to Kanye's Sunday Service, Tiger Woods' win, GOT season 8, fan questions and much more.
Brendan breaks down UFC 236 Holloway vs Poirier 2, rants on WWE & Bare knuckle FC and talks Travis Browne pummeling Bret Hart's attacker during his HOF induction, Eddie Alvarez's gruesome eye injury, Conor McGregor's excessive social media posts, Food Truck Diaries with Justin Gaethje, Claressa Shields vs Christina Hammer and more. Also, American Idol, Jordan Peele's "Us", rattlesnake bites, Ice House with Joe Rogan, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC's Gaethje vs Barboza, One Championship's "A New Era" card and talks Conor McGregor's sexual assault investigation, how ESPN's PPV deal with UFC affects fighter's star power, Ryan Garcia's impressive win, Tim Kennedy and Urijah Faber potentially coming out of retirement, Paige VanZant's play by play commentating debut, Tyron Woodley's shitty return back to the title and more. Also, Brendan's trip to Washington D.C., sit down chat with Luke Thomas, visiting and dining at the birthplace of the Pizzagate conspiracy theory (Comet Ping Pong Pizzeria) and more.
Brendan recap's Pettis vs Thompson, breaks down UFC Barboza vs Gaethje and talks T.J. Dillashaw's USADA violation and title relinquishment, UFC's new PPV deal with ESPN, Adrien Broner's threats to viral star, Conor McGregor requesting shares of the UFC, Luke Rockhold's first match at light heavyweight and more. Also, Brendan's trip to Milwaukee, staying at a haunted hotel and eating the worst food of his life, a look back at early American Idol stars and much more.
Brendan recaps this past weekend's Jorge Masvidal vs Darren Till and Errol Spence Jr. vs Mikey Garcia fights, and talks Thompson vs Till, breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Masvidal's backstage fight with Leon Edwards, Till's uncertain future, Tony Ferguson's frightening personal troubles, Deontay Wilder rejecting a $100 million offer, Conor McGregor being sued for assault and battery, ESPN's top 100 most famous athletes and more. Also, its Brendan's bday and he talks bday presents, trip to Miami, flat asses, March Madness, American Idol, gets a bday surprise by the team, answers fan questions and more!
Brendan recaps UFC Dos Santos vs Lewis, breaks down/makes picks for UFC TIll vs Masvidal and Errol Spence vs Mikey Garcia and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Gennady Golovkin signing with DAZN, Paulie Malignaggi signing with Bare Knuckle FC, Conor McGregor turning down a co-main event with Donald Cerrone, UFC 235's promising PPV buys, Paulo Costa rumors, Alexander Gustafsson vs Anthony Smith, Rose Namajunas vs Jessica Andrade and more. Also, Brendan's surprise bday party, performing at the Improv during a power outage, getting his voice back, mani-pedi with Keith Thurman, surviving a family hike, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 235 Jones vs Smith and talks Kamaru Usman's dismantling of Tyron Woodley, Herb Dean's controversial stoppage of Ben Askren vs Robbie Lawler, Cody Garbrandt's 3rd loss in a row and whats next for him, Colby Covington's ambush of Dana White and buffet altercation with Usman's entourage, Marc Goddard's constant stand up's of Usman and Woodley and Jon Aniks criticism's/Twitter exchanges with him. Also, breakdown/picks for UFC on ESPN+ 4 Derrick Lewis vs Junior Dos Santos, eating food truck pasta with Francis Ngannou, playing Mario Kart with Sage Northcutt, Eddie Alvarez and Demetrious Johnson, NFL combine, Leaving Neverland doc, fan questions and much more!
Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 235 Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith and recaps UFC Fight Night Santos vs Blachowicz and Bellator's Gallagher vs Graham. Also, breaking MMA & boxing news, George St-Pierre's retirement and legacy, Tyson Fury's rematch with Deontay Wilder in jeopardy, Max Holloway vs Dustin Poirier 2 for an interim flyweight title, Stylebender vs Gastelum for an interim middleweight title, Brendan's solution to the 155lb drama by adding 165lb division and more. Also, Spider-man rental at Tiger's birthday, 2019 Oscars, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps this past weekends UFC and Bellator cards and talks Ngannou's lightening quick finish of Velasquez and whats next for both fighters, the lackluster fight between MVP and Daley, Mitrione vs Kharitonov's unfortunate ending, Cro Cop's revenge win over Roy Nelson and breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Tyson Fury's multi-million ESPN deal, Mark Hunts lawsuit being mostly dismissed, Kron Gracie's debut, Holloway vs Ferguson interim title fight rumors and Nick and Nate Diaz's fighting future. Also, UFC's Fight Night: Blachowiscz vs Santos, Bellator 217's Gallagher vs Graham, SHOWTIME's DeGale vs Eubank Jr., Brendan's wild night on Fight Companion, Eddie Bravo's conspiracy theories, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps UFC 234 Stylebender vs Silva and Gervonta Davis vs Hugo Ruiz and breaks down/makes picks for UFC Velasquez vs Ngannou and Bellator's Michael Page vs Paul Daley & Matt Mitrione vs Sergei Kharitonov. He talks breaking MMA and boxing events/news, Robert Whittaker undergoing surgery, Conor vs Cowboy interim title fight rumors, Floyd Mayweather's knee high rain boots, Kelvin Gastelum's staph infection breakout and more. Also, eating Cousins Maine Lobster with T.J. Dillashaw, driving a Gunther Porsche 993, Greystone Steakhouse in San Diego, fan questions and much more.
Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 234 Whittaker vs Gastelum/Stylebender vs Silva and Gervonta Davis vs Hugo Ruiz and recaps Moraes vs Assuncao 2. He talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, NSAC punishments for Conor Mcgregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Jon Jones, Johnny Walker's promising potential and epic stripper walkout, Anthony Rumble Johnson joining Bare Knuckle Fighting Championship, Jose Aldo's potential future matchup's with Conor McGregor, Brian Ortega, Anthony Pettis and more. Also, major spoiler alert for Netflix's Abducted in Plain Sight, Super Bowl 53, Maroon 5's halftime show, Brendan's new Ford Raptor, fan questions and much more.
Brendan sits down with Al Iaquinta to discuss the Conor Mcgregor bus attack, fighting Khabib Nurmagomedov on a day's notice, Lorenzo Fertitta helping with surgery bills, real estate agent life, fights he wants next and more. Also, Bellator 214 Fedor vs Bader RECAP, UFC Assuncao vs Moraes 2 breakdown and picks, steroid metabolites found in Jon Jones' VADA test, Max Holloway in Dublin and more. Also, Super Bowl week, Food Truck Diaries with Jack Swagger and Ryan Bader, Aaron Pico's future, Fight Companion, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recap's Cejudo vs Dillashaw & Pacquiao vs Broner and breaks down/makes picks for Bellator 214 Fedor vs Bader. Also, breaking MMA & boxing events, Cowboy's revenge on Hernandez, Conor vs Cowboy talks, Canelo Alvarez vs Daniel Jacobs, Till vs Masvidal, Gaethje vs Barboza announcements, UFC's new belt and more. Also, Brendan's SHOWTIME special weekend recap, The Shoe Surgeon story, Patriots vs Chiefs, NFL overtime rule rant, Dee Ford's fail, fan questions and much more!
Mike Coppinger (Boxing insider for Fox Sports and Senior writer for Ring Magazine) sits down with Brendan to break down Manny Pacquiao vs Adrien Broner airing on SHOWTIME PPV this Saturday, January 19th. The guys discuss how the match up came together, whats on the line, whats next for who wins and give their predictions/picks. Also, Gervonta Davis vs Abner Mares breakdown, whats next for Tyson Fury, Deontay Wilder and Anthony Joshua and more.
Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC's Cejudo vs Dillashaw and Pacquiao vs Broner and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Jon Jones tests clean for UFC 232, Conor McGregor's verbal attacks on Pauli Malignaggi, Khabib and Firas Zahabi, SHOWTIME's All Access, Adrien Broner partying, Manny Pacquiao buying over one thousand fight tickets, Tj Dillashaw and Henry Cejudo's drastic body changes and more. Also, Edmonton Oilers, Wayne Gretzky, NFL playoffs, Big Dick Nick, Venom, fan questions and much more!
Brendan talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Conor McGregor calling out Tenshin Nasukawa, Jon Jones vs Anthony Smith and Tyron Woodley vs Kamaru Usman fight announcements, Nick Diaz vs Jorge Masvidal fight off, Cody Garbrandt's return fight, Jimmy Smith's release as commentator for the UFC and more. Also, Dax Shepard's Armchair Expert podcast, LA Chargers, Hailee Steinfeld and the Bumble Bee movie, R Kelly's craziness, fan questions and much more!
Brendan recaps UFC 232 Jones vs Gustafsson 2 and welcomes Paige VanZant in-studio. Paige discusses her upcoming fight with Rachael Ostovich, training with Cyborg, dating a fighter, negativity on social media, Dancing with the Stars, cooking show and more. Also, breaking MMA events/news, Jeff Novitzky on Joe Rogan's podcast, Floyd Mayweather vs Tenshin Nasukawa results, the biggest shame with Jon Jone's controversy, Amanda Nunes's breakout performance win over Cyborg, new year resolutions, Lebron James calling himself the G.O.A.T, fan questions and much more!
Brendan rants about the recent Jon Jones controversy, his past and legacy, UFC 232 moving from Las Vegas to Los Angeles on 6 days notice, Dana White, Jeff Novitzky, CSAC and USADA's handling of the situation, how the move hurts every other fighter on the card and why Alexander Gustafsson should negotiate a new deal. Also, breakdown and picks for UFC 232, breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Charlo brothers and Dillian Whyte recaps, Aquaman, fan questions and much more.
Brendan recaps Lee vs Iaquinta 2, Canelo vs Fielding, Chandler vs Primus 2, Bellator Hawaii and talks breaking MMA & boxing events/news, Cain Velasquez's return, Dominic Cruz injured again, Scott Coker on UFC 233 cancellation, Dana White and Oscar De La Hoya's public feud, Brendan meeting Logan Paul and guesting on his podcast, great sushi, creepy mall Santa's, the new animated Spider-Man, fan questions and much more!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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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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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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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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.
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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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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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.
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!
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.