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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

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    Episode 256: Aspen Ladd Coach Controversy | Jones Asked To Leave Winklejohn's Gym

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 19, 2021 88:40

    Brendan comments on the Ariel Helwani situation, recaps Bellator 268 and UFC's Fight Night and talks Corey Anderson's finish of Ryan Bader, why ex-UFC fighters feel they have more to prove when joining other promotions, controversy surrounding Aspen Ladd's coach, Conor McGregor accused of attacking a popular Italian DJ in Rome, Jon Jones being asked by Mike Winklejohn to leave the gym, update on Chuck Liddell's arrest, this weekend's Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori and Fedor Emelianenko vs. Tim Johnson and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 255: RECAP Fury vs Wilder 3 | Chuck Liddell Arrested

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 12, 2021 53:04

    Brendan recaps Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 and discusses why Wilder's footwork was alarming, why the knockdowns of Fury in round 4 only woke him up and why he doesn't agree that this was the greatest trilogy of all time. He also talks an all new Fight Companion announcement, Chuck Liddell's recent domestic violence arrest, all new bout announcements including a rematch for Kevin Holland vs Kyle Daukaus and Calvin Kattar vs Giga Chikadze, BJ Penn running for governor of Hawaii, Paddy Pimblett signing with Barstool Sports, this weekend's Bellator 268 Vadim Nemkov vs Julius Anglickas and UFC's Aspen Ladd vs Norma Dumont and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 254: Fury vs Wilder 3 | BREAKDOWN & PICKS | RECAP UFC Santos vs Walker

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 5, 2021 107:34


    Brendan breaks down and makes picks for Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3, recaps UFC's Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker and Bellator's Michael Page vs Douglas Lima 2 fight cards and talks Miesha Tate going off on Aspen Ladd, Dan Hardy and Tyron Woodley beefing on social media, new details on Jon Jones, all new bout announcements including Dan Hooker vs Islam Makhachev and Jose Aldo vs Rob Font, a Bloody Elbow article hating on Joe Rogan, Triller troubles, Andrew Schulz's comments on Jiu Jitsu, this weekend's Mackenzie Dern vs Marina Rodriguez and much more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 253: UFC 266 RECAP | Jones Arrested | Woodley Gets Paul Tattoo

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 28, 2021 81:36


    Brendan recaps UFC 266 Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega and Oleksandr Usyk vs Anthony Joshua and discusses Volkanovski's amazing ability to fight off Ortegas guillotine and triangle, Nick Diaz's performance being off, why Valentina Shevchenko should fight Amanda Nunes next, why Curtis Blaydes should stick with wrestling despite boring fights, Jon Jone's most recent arrest, Tyron Woodley finally getting the "I love Jake Paul" tattoo, Stylebender and City Kickboxing's likely move from New Zealand to America and more. Also, a breakdown and picks for this weekend's UFC Thiago Santos vs Johnny Walker and Bellator 267's Douglas Lima vs Michael Page 2 and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 252: UFC 266 Volkanovski vs. Ortega | BREAKDOWN & PICKS

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 21, 2021 75:18


    Brendan breaks down/makes picks for this weekend's Alexander Volkanovski vs. Brian Ortega fight card, recaps UFC Anthony Smith vs Ryan Span and talks Nick Diaz's return, Devin Clarke's gruesome teeth injury, Demetrious Johnson in a special mixed rules event for ONE Championship, Anthony Johnson's health scare, all new fight announcements including Brandon Moreno vs Deiveson Figueiredo 3, Joseph Benavidez and Carlos Condit both retiring from MMA only one day apart, this weekend's Anthony Joshua vs Oleksandr Usyk bout, Bruce Buffer pumping up an NFL crowd, a Power Ranger's MMA fight and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 251: Belfort Finishes Holyfield & Silva KO's Ortiz | McGregor vs MGK

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 14, 2021 60:22


    Brendan recaps Vitor Belfort vs Evander Holyfield and Anderson Silva vs Tito Ortiz boxing fights and talks Conor McGregor's run in with Machine Gun Kelly at the VMA's, what's next for Anderson Silva, Donal Trump's commentating gig at Triller, Vitor Belfort's $30 million dollar winner take all challenge to Jake Paul, BKFC 21's card with all finishes, including UFC vet Houston Alexander KO'ing Wes Combs, Travis Browne on fighter pay, BJ Penn responding to Khabib Nurmagomedov, this weekend's UFC Anthony Smith vs Ryan Spann, Bellator's Phil Davis vs Yoel Romero and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Ep. 250: Vitor Belfort vs Evander Holyfield | Brunson vs Till (RECAP)

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 38:53


    Brendan recaps UFC Derek Brunson vs Darren Till and talks Vitor Belfort vs Evander Holyfield, Anderson Silva vs Tito Ortiz, what's next for Darren Till to get him back on track, controversial knee kicks, Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz's long Twitter war, Oscar De La Hoya getting pulled from his fight with Vitor Belfort after contracting Covid, Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley's potential PPV record, all new bout announcements including Sean Brady vs Michael Chiesa and Rafael Fiziev vs Brad Riddell, an official date for Dustin Poirier vs Charles Oliveira, Laura Sanko making history as the first  female commentator for Dana White's Contender Series and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 249: Jake Paul Defeats Tyron Woodley (RECAP) | UFC Till vs Brunson

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 31, 2021 46:54


    Brendan recaps Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley and Giga Chikadze vs Kevin Lee fight cards as well as the all new Fight Companion featuring Rampage Jackson, Josh Thomson, Byran Callen and Bradley Martyn and talks Jake Paul's impressive performance over Tyron Woodley, Tommy Fury's lackluster performance, what's next for Jake, the absence of drug testing for the fight and rigging rumors, all new UFC bout announcements including Rose Namajunas vs Zhang Weili 2 and Frankie Edgar vs Marlon Vera, Vitor Belfort's crazy new physique, a breakdown of this weekend's UFC Darren Till vs Derek Brunson and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 248: Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley | Fight Companion Announcement

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 24, 2021 43:38


    Brendan breaks down this weekend's Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley boxing match, makes an announcement about the new Fight Companion lineup, recaps Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum and talks what's next for Manny Pacquiao after his loss to Yordenis Ugas,  leaked training/sparring footage of Jake Paul and Tyron Woodley, Aljamain Sterling vs Petr Yan 2 booked, Alistair Overeem vs Rico Verhoeven for the Glory heavyweight title, Canelo Alvarez announcing his bout with Caleb Plant, what's next for Kayla Harrison after her dominant stoppage of Gena Fabian, this weekend's UFC Giga Chikadze vs Edson Barboza and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 247: Jake Paul Fighting For Fighter Pay | UFC Cannonier vs Gastelum

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 17, 2021 46:43


    Brendan talks Conor McGregor going off on Daniel Cormier, Jake Paul's commitment to equal and fair pay in combat sports, Firas Zahabi suggesting Jake Paul is on PED's, Jacare's retirement, gold medalist Gable Steveson reaching out to Dana White and Lex McMahon, Anderson Silva's son scoring an 11 second KO in his kickboxing debut, Yoel Romero booked to fight Phil Davis in his Bellator debut, UFC fighter Jordan Williams catching his car thief, a recap of PFL 7 and Bellator 264, breakdown and picks for this weekend's UFC Jared Cannonier vs Kelvin Gastelum and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 246: RECAP UFC 265 Gane vs Lewis | Fight Companion 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 10, 2021 44:24

    Brendan recaps UFC 265 Ciryl Gane vs Derrick Lewis and talks Fight Companion #2, Vincente Luque's incredible performance, what's next for Ciryl Gane, Jose Aldo and T.J. Dillashaw, new bout announcements including Cody Garbrandt dropping to flyweight to fight Kai Kara-France, Fedor Emelianenko fighting Tim Johnson in Moscow, Luke Rockhold vs Sean Strickland, Paulo Costa vs Marvin Vettori and more. Chad Mendes signing with BKFC, Michael Chandler refusing vaccination before his fight with Justin Gaethje in New York, Suga Sean O'Malley criticizing UFC matchmakers, this weekend's Bellator 265 and PFL 7 and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 245: UFC 265 Lewis vs Gane | A.J. Stops Pitbull RECAP

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 3, 2021 47:06

    Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 265 Derrick Lewis vs Ciryl Gane, recaps Bellator 263's A.J. McKee vs Patricio Pitbull and UFC's Sean Strickland vs Uriah Hall fight cards and talks Sean Strickland's crazy quotes, all new fight announcements including Michael Chandler vs Justin Gaethje, Douglas Lima vs Michael Page 2 and Kamaru Usman vs Colby Covington 2, Tatiana Suarez out again due to injury, Amanda Nunes out due to covid and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 244: RECAP Dillashaw Edges Sandhagen With One Eye & Blown Knee

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 27, 2021 42:32


    Brendan recaps UFC T.J. Dillashaw vs Cory Sandhagen and Rachel Ostovich vs Paige VanZant, and explains why T.J. won the sport and Cory won the fight. He also covers breaking news and current events including Hector Lombard confronting Tyron Woodley over an old sidepiece, Jake Paul and Conor McGregor's teams in talks, UFC 267's free PPV show, a breakdown and picks for this weekend's UFC Uriah Hall vs Sean Strickland and Bellator 263's Pitbull Freire vs A.J. McKee and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 243: UFC Sandhagen vs Dillashaw | Ariel Helwani Breaks Silence

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 20, 2021 67:44

    Brendan breaks down this weekend's UFC Cory Sandhagen vs T.J. Dillashaw fight card, recaps UFC Islam Makhachev vs Thiago Moises, Bellator 262 and Jermell Charlo vs Brian Castaño and talks Ariel Helwani breaking his silence on Dana White and ESPN, Logan Paul's phone call with Dana White, Khabib Nurmagomedov's 66 year old super fan, Joe Schillings $30k lawsuit, Michael Bisping criticizing Conor McGregor's head coach and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 242: RECAP UFC 264 Poirier vs McGregor 3

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 13, 2021 66:10


    Brendan recaps UFC 264 Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3 and talks the game passing Conor, the first ever Calabasas Fight Companion, Suga Sean O'Malley calling out Cody Garbrandt and Cody's live reaction, Herb Dean's controversial stoppage of the O'malley vs Moutinho fight, Jake Paul and Dana White's continuing online beef, Brendan and Bradley Martyn's on-air bets, Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman being better than expected on the broadcast, Tyson Fury vs Deontay Wilder 3 postponed due to Covid, all new fight announcements including Nick Diaz vs Robbie Lawler 2 and Khamzat Chimaev vs Li Jinliang, this week's UFC Makhachev vs Moises, Bellator 262 and Jermell Charlo vs Carlos Castano and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 241: UFC 264 Poirier vs McGregor 3 | Fight Companion Announcement!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 6, 2021 60:36


    Brendan breaks down and makes picks for this weekend's UFC 264 Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 3 fight card and talks beef between Francis Ngannou's agent and Dana White, Derrick Lewis no longer fighting Ngannou and now fighting Cyril Gane for the interim title, Rashad Evans and Nate Marquardt coming out of retirement, Jake Paul donating to a UFC fighter's GoFundMe, the return of Tatiana Suarez and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 240: RECAP Gervonta Davis Stops Barrios | Gane vs Volkov

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 29, 2021 68:24

    Brendan recaps Gervonta "Tank" Davis vs Mario Barrios, UFC's Cyril Gane vs Alexander Volkov, PFL 6, Bellator 261 and BKFC 18 and more, and talks Davis vs Barrios being a fight of the year contender, Joe Schilling allegedly knocking someone out at a bar, Hector Lombard punching Lorenzo Hunt during a staredown, Fedor Emelianenko announcing his comeback, Anthony Pettis losing two in a row in the PFL, a Russian MMA Brawl that led to a cage fight and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 239: Korean Zombie Outshines Dan Ige | Anderson Silva Outboxes Chavez Jr.

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 22, 2021 67:56

    Brendan recaps UFC's Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige, the exhibition boxing match between Anderson Silva and Julio César Chávez Jr., PFL's controversial Gleison Tibau vs Rory MacDonald bout and more, and talks Ariel Helwani's new career announcement, Max Holloway withdrawing from his fight with Yair Rodriguez, the recent arrest of Luis Pena (Violent Bob Ross), the newest episode of TUF, Vitor Belfor boxing Evander Holyfield, Jorge Masvidal's Gambred bareknuckle event debut, this weekend's UFC Fight Night Cyril Gane vs Alexander Volkov, Bellator 261, Gervonta Davis vs Mario Barrios and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 239: RECAP UFC 263 Adesanya vs Vettori 2 | Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 15, 2021 64:38

    Brendan recaps UFC 263 Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori 2, Bellator 260 and Claressa Shields' "D+" PFL debut win, and talks Brandon Moreno's performance of a lifetime, Paul Craig blowing out Jamahal Hill's arm, Nate Diaz getting more attention than Leon Edwards and why he believes Edwards won't get a title shot next, Stylebender's easy win vs Vettori, Aaron Pico being the Lebron James of MMA, Lamar Odom's circus fight win over Aaron Carter, Alistair Overeem signing with Glory Kickboxing, the new Ultimate Fighter and more. Also, a breakdown and picks for this weekend's Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige UFC Fight Night, Anderson Silva vs Julio Ceasar Chavez Jr., Jermall Charlo vs Juan Macias Montiel, Nick Diaz's long awaited return and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 237: RECAP Mayweather vs Paul | UFC 263: Adesanya vs. Vettori 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 8, 2021 71:53


    Brendan recaps Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul, breaks down/makes picks for this weekend's UFC 263 Israel Adesanya vs Marvin Vettori 2 and Bellator 260, and talks behind the scenes stories with Desus and Mero, why Logan's loss was actually a win, Logan being the calmest person he's ever witnessed before the fight, Jake Paul vs Tyron Woodley being announced and why Woodley is the most dangerous fight for Jake right now, Max Holloway vs Yair Rodgriguez, Michel Pereira vs Niko Price, Paige VanZant vs Rachael Ostovich in BKFC and more bout announcements, Ariel Helwani no longer with ESPN and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 236: RECAP UFC Font vs Garbrandt | Sanchez & Fabia Split | Jake Paul to Showtime

    Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2021 61:15


    Brendan recaps UFC Fight Night Rob Font vs Cody Garbrandt and Bellator 259 Cris Cyborg vs Leslie Smith and talks Garbrandt not fighting to his full potential, UFC's disservice to Edmen Shahbazyan, Diego Sanchez splitting with his coach Joshua Fabia, Paul Felder's surprise retirement announcement, George St. Pierre confirming his boxing match with Oscar De La Hoya was halted by Dana White, Jake Paul signing to Showtime boxing, all new bout announcements and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 235: RECAP UFC 262 Oliveira vs Chandler | Font vs Garbrandt

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2021 60:21

    Brendan recaps UFC 262 Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler and talks father time catching up with Tony Ferguson and why he should fight Nate Diaz, Joshua Fabia's explanation for hitting Diego Sanchez for 20 minutes a day, Conor McGregor taking first place in Forbes highest paid athlete list, all new UFC bout announcements, Tyson Fury confirming fight date with Anthony Joshua, Billy Joe Saunder's broken orbital rendering, Katlyn Chookagian's Twitter account filled with adult film content, Chuck Liddell refereeing for Lamar Odom vs Aaron Carter and more. Also, a breakdown of this weekend's UFC Rob Font vs Cody Garbrandt, and Bellator 258's Cris Cyborg vs Leslie Smith and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 234: UFC 262 Oliveira vs Chandler | Mayweather vs Paul Brothers

    Play Episode Listen Later May 11, 2021 79:42


    Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 262 Charles Oliveira vs Michael Chandler, recaps, Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders, Bellator 258 and UFC's Rodriguez vs Waterson cards, Diego Sanchez's disturbing training footage with his coach Joshua Fabia, Jake Paul stealing Floyd Mayweather's hat, Logan Paul's awkward press conference with Mayweather, Anthony Rumble Johnson's comeback KO, what's next for Donald Cerrone and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 233: Prochazka Spinning Elbow KO's Reyes | Diego Sanchez Released By UFC

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2021 47:27

    Brendan recaps UFC Jiri Prochazka vs Dominick Reyes and Andy Ruiz Jr. vs Chris Arreola and talks why Jiri is now the most entertaining fighter over Kevin Holland and the future of the division, Diego Sanchez's release from the UFC and pleas to get rid of his coach, Yoel Romero out of fight with Anthony Rumble Johnson, Rachael Ostovich signing with BKFC, this weekend's UFC, Bellator and PFL fight cards and Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders and much more.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 232: RECAP UFC 261 Usman vs Masvidal 2 | PAY Jon Jones!

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2021 86:23


    Brendan recaps UFC 261 Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2 and talks Chris Weidman's gruesome leg break, why this card was so important, what's next for Uriah Hall and why he'd like to see him fight Israel Adesanya, why Kamaru Usman is the best welterweight of all time, Nick Diaz returning, Jon Jones' continued beef with Dana White, Jake Paul's heated exchange with Daniel Cormier, Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul's new date, drug dealer jailed for impersonating Conor McGregor, breakdown of this weekend's Dominic Reyes vs Jiri Prochazka and Andy Ruiz Jr. vs Chris Arreola and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 231: Jake Paul KO's Ben Askren | UFC 261 Usman vs Masvidal 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2021 80:56


    Brendan recaps Jake Paul vs Ben Askren on Triller and UFC's Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum, and talks people hating on Paul, the downgrade in production and commentary team from the first Triller card, Jake Paul's remarks on having early signs of CTE, music artist Diplo fighting on the June Triller card, Oscar De La Hoya seemingly under the influence while commentating, Drakkar Klose suffering a concussion and whiplash from a push by Jeremy Stephens, all new bout announcements, UFC 261 Kamaru Usman vs Jorge Masvidal 2's stacked 3 title fight card and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 230: Paul vs Askren | Whittaker vs Gastelum | Vettori vs Holland RECAP

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2021 66:02


    Brendan recaps Marvin Vettori vs Kevin Holland and talks this weekend's Jake Paul vs Ben Askren, UFC's Robert Whittaker vs Kelvin Gastelum and Bellator's Vadim Nemkov vs Phil Davis. Also, Dustin Poirier calling out Conor McGregor for not fulfilling his donation promise of 500k, Dana White meeting with Floyd Mayweather and CEO of Rizin, Canelo Alvarez vs Billy Joe Saunders breaking pre-sale ticket records, Rose Namajunas's controversial take on Zhang Weili and China, upcoming fight announcements and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 229: UFC Vettori vs Holland | Nate Diaz Returns

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 6, 2021 63:57


    Brendan recaps Bellator 255 Pitbull vs Sanchez 2, breaks down UFC Vettori vs Holland and Bellator's Bader vs Machida 2 and talks Alexander Volkanovski and Brian Ortega coaching the new season of TUF, Nate Diaz returning to face Leon Edwards, Gilbert Burns vs Stephen Thompson, Cyril Gane vs Alexander Volkov, Korean Zombie vs Dan Ige and more newly announced bouts, Brendan co-hosting Hot Boxing with Mike Tyson and Francis Ngannou, Jon Anik's custody battle commentary and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 228: RECAP UFC 260 Ngannou vs Miocic | Jon Jones vs Dana White

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2021 59:04


    Brendan recaps UFC 260 Francis Ngannou vs Stipe Miocic and talks how Jon Jones matches up with Francis Ngannou, Jones feuding with Dana White and the UFC, Sean O'Malley's phenomenal performance vs Thomas Almeida, Tyron Woodley's fading confidence, UFC 260 fight purses, Ben Askren and Jake Paul's first press conference and scuffle, Miesha Tate's return to the UFC after five years, Antonio Tarver unable to compete vs Frank Mir and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 227: UFC 260 Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou 2 | Khabib Officially Retires

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2021 71:33


    Brendan breaks down/makes picks for UFC 260 Stipe Miocic vs Francis Ngannou 2, recaps Derek Brunson vs Kevin Holland and talks what's next for Holland, whether or not Francis Ngannou is a better fighter, Tyron Woodley having one foot out the door, Dana White finally acknowledging Khabib Nurmagomedov's retirement, Michael Chandler vs Charles Oliveira for the vacant lightweight belt, T.J. Dillashaw returning to fight Cory Sandhagen, Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega off due to Covid, Justin Bieber performing at the Ben Askren vs Jake Paul boxing event and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    UFC 260, Jon Jones, Fighter Pay | WHAT'S UP with Brendan Schaub | Ep 3 | BELOW THE BELT

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 18, 2021 59:12

    Brendan Schaub is back with episode 3 of WHAT'S UP as he chats with fans and answers questions, including previewing UFC 260, talking Jon Jones, fighter pay and discussing the future of Fight Companion. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 226: Tyson Fury vs Anthony Joshua SIGNED | Brunson vs Holland | RECAP Edwards vs Muhammad

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 16, 2021 67:46


    Brendan recaps Leon Edwards vs Belal Muhammad and says why he believes Leon should only rematch or fight for the title next, also, a breakdown of this weekend's Derek Brunson vs Kevin Holland fight card, thoughts on Matt Serra's emotional podcast regarding Aljamain Sterling, Tony Ferguson vs Beneil Dariush, Dana White's 1 million dollar bet on Ben Askren vs Jake Paul, Brandun Lee's incredible KO and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 225: UFC 259 RECAP Blachowicz vs. Adesanya | Sterling Wins Title Via DQ

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2021 92:52

    Brendan recaps UFC 259 Jan Błachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya and talks unwarranted 10-8 rounds, Petr Yan's illegal knee leading to Aljamain Sterling winning the bantamweight title, Dominick Cruz publicly blasting Hans Molenkamp of Monster Entergy, lit prelims, why Tony Ferguson should be next for Islam Makhachev, Dan Hardy being fired from UFC and BT Sport, Ben Askren vs Jake Paul PPV price point and location revealed, hero referee at One Championship and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 224: UFC 259 Jan Błachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya | PICKS & BREAKDOWN

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 2, 2021 65:50


    Brendan breaks down and makes picks for this weekend's stacked UFC 259, Jan Błachowicz vs. Israel Adesanya, recaps Rozenstruik vs. Gane and talks Stylebender working to be the greatest we've ever seen, Gordon Ryan slapping Andre Galvao, Paulo Costa drinking a bottle of wine before fighting Stylebender, Frank Mir boxing Antonio Tarver on the Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Card, internet troll who Face Timed Curtis Blaydes, all new fight announcements and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 223: RECAP Lewis KO's Blaydes | Rozenstruik vs Gane

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 23, 2021 74:28

    Brendan recaps Derrick Lewis vs Curtis Blaydes and Adrien Broner's first win in four years, and talks Jorge Masvidal vs Brett Okamoto, Belal Muhammed replacing Khamzat Chimaev to fight Leon Edwards, Anthony Joshua becoming UK's first 100 million Euro boxer, UFCs multiyear partnership with TikTok, Dan Hooker finally back in New Zealand after more than 40 days, fan questions and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 222: RECAP UFC 258 Usman vs Burns | Blaydes vs Lewis

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 16, 2021 74:32

    Brendan recaps UFC 258 Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns and talks what's next for Kamaru Usman, the odd interaction with Miley Cyrus and UFC's Julian Marquez, Bellator's Light Heavyweight Grand Prix featuring Anthony Rumble Johnson vs Yoel Romero, Ryan Bader vs Lyoto Machida and more, Deontay Wilder's former coach Mark Breland taking jabs at Wilder and Wilder's response, this weekend's Curtis Blaydes vs Derrick Lewis and Adrien Broner vs Jovanie Santiago fight cards, fan questions and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

    Episode 221: UFC 258 Usman vs Burns Breakdown & Picks

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 9, 2021 80:41


    Brendan gives his breakdown and picks for UFC 258 Kamaru Usman vs Gilbert Burns, recaps UFC Fight Night Alexander Volkov vs Alistair Overeem and talks Paige VanZant's debut loss in BKFC, Kenny Florian's inside news of Khabib Nurmagomedov vs George St. Pierre, Sean O'Malley and Casey Kenny's controversy over Megan Anderson, Stephen A. Smith's controversial opinion on female fighters, Mike Tyson vs Evander Holyfield in talks for a total purse of $360 million dollars, fan questions and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 220: Jake Paul vs Ben Askren Pro Boxing Match | Overeem vs Volkov

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 2, 2021 69:03


    Brendan give his take on Jake Paul vs Ben Askren in their boxing match and talks Alistair Overeem vs Alexander Volkov, Robert Whittaker vs Paulo Costa and Darren Till vs Marvin Vetorri bout announcements, Canelo Alvarez and Billy Joe Saunders agreeing to a title unification bout in May, B.J. Penn being arrested, Dominic Reyes vs Jiri Prochazka postponed due to Reyes's undisclosed injury, fan questions and much more. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


    Episode 219: RECAP UFC 257 Poirier vs McGregor 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2021 76:41

    Brendan recaps UFC 257 Dustin Poirier vs Conor McGregor 2 and talks Conor's ring rust, Michael Chandler being the best debut of all time, Brendan's bet with Theo Von and Dustin Poirier chiming in, UFC 257's PPV purchasing issues, Floyd Mayweather vs Logan Paul postponed, Ryan Garcia announcing fight vs Manny Pacquiao, Ottman Azaitar cut from UFC after violating safety protocol, fan questions and much more.

    Episode 218: UFC 257 McGregor vs Poirier 2 | RECAP Holloway vs Kattar

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2021 73:11

    Brendan breaks down and makes picks for UFC 257 Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 and Neil Magny vs Michael Chiesa fight cards and recaps UFC on ABC's Max Holloway vs Calvin Kattar. Also, Brendan argues why Max Holloway is the best featherweight on the planet right now, Spencer Fisher's CTE story and why fighters should be compensated, why Herb Dean and Calvin Kattar's corner should've stopped the fight vs Holloway, all new fight announcements, fan questions and much more.

    Episode 217: Calvin Kattar Interview | UFC On ABC Holloway vs Kattar

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2021 77:57


    Brendan talks to Calvin Kattar about his fight this weekend on UFC on ABC 1 vs Max Holloway, and gives us his break down's and predictions, and talks Food Truck Diaries with Mike Tyson, UFC fighter Irwin Rivera charged with attempted murder on his sisters, Ryan Garcia's heated exchange with Gervonta Davis, Dana White warning illegal streamers, Conor McGregor's prediction of knocking out Dustin Poirier in 60 seconds and much more.


    Episode 216: 2021 Fight Announcements | Ryan Garcia TKO's Luke Campbell

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2021 70:57

    Brendan recaps Ryan Garcia's TKO of Luke Campbell and his chances with Gervonta Davis and talks UFC on ABC, why the UFC deserves an award, Anthony Pettis leaving the UFC and joining PFL, Paige VanZant's Bareknuckle debut, Israel Adesanya vs Jan Blachowicz, UFC's massive 2021 lineup, Michael Chandler vs Dan Hooker added to UFC 257, fan questions and much more.Cuts Clothing - https://cutsclothing.com/btbBlueChew - https://bluechew.com/ promo code: SCHAUB HelloFresh - https://hellofresh.com/schaub10 use code: schaub10 for 10 free meals, including free shippingCrossrope - https://crossrope.com/schaub

    Episode 215: RECAP Thompson vs Neal | Canelo Alvarez Dominates Callum Smith

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2020 77:06


    Brendan recaps Stephen Thompson vs Geoff Neal and Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith and addresses the Jake Paul vs Dillon Danis situation. Also, Alexander Volkanovski vs Brian Ortega, Frankie Edgar vs Corey Sandhagen, Dana White considering Amanda Nunes vs Jake Paul, Donald Cowboy Cerrone submitting Rafael Dos Anjos twice at Chael Sonnen's Submission Underground, fan questions and much more.


    Episode 214: RECAP UFC 256 Figueiredo vs Moreno | Yoel Romero & Anthony Johnson To Bellator

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2020 71:33


    Brendan recaps UFC 256 Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno and Anthony Joshua vs Kubra Pulev, and talks the rise of the flyweight division, Charles Oliveira's domination over Tony Ferguson, Kevin Holland consistently beating the odds, Yoel Romero and Anthony Johnson moving to Bellator, fan favorite Rachael Ostovich being released by the UFC, Bruce Buffer's relationship news Cameo, this upcoming weekend's Stephen Wonderboy Thompson vs Geoff Neal, Canelo Alvarez vs Callum Smith, fan questions and much more.


    Episode 213: Logan Paul vs Floyd Mayweather | RECAP Vetorri vs Hermansson | UFC 256

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2020 77:25


    Today on the show, Floyd Mayweather announces an exhibition fight with Logan Paul, Yoel Romero released from the UFC, Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr. PPV buys, Claressa Shields signs with MMA promotion PFL, Leon Edwards vs Khamzat Chimaev postponed due to Leon testing positive for Covid, recaps of Marvin Vetorri vs Jack Hermansson and Errol Spence Jr. vs Danny Garcia, breakdown and picks for UFC 256 Deiveson Figueiredo vs Brandon Moreno, Anthony Joshua vs Kubrat Pulev, fan questions and much more.


    Episode 212: RECAP Tyson vs Jones Jr. | Jake Paul Flatlines Nate Robinson

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2020 75:34


    Recap of Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr., Jake Paul flatlining Nate Robinson and UFC's Anthony Smith vs Devin Clark. Also, Khabib Nurmagomedov's upcoming meeting with Dana White to discuss his future, Anderson Silva rejected by One Championship, Jack Hermansson's 3rd opponent change to Marvin Vetorri, Kevin Holland vs Jacare Souza, Yair Rodriguez rumors, Errol Spence vs Danny Garcia, fan questions and much more.


    Episode 211: UFC Releases Anderson Silva | UFC 255 RECAP | Blaydes vs Lewis

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2020 79:46


    Brendan recaps UFC 255 Deiveson Figueiredo vs Alex Perez and Bellator's A.J. McKee vs Darrion Caldwell and talks Conor McGregor vs Dustin Poirier 2 finally confirmed, Tony Ferguson vs Charles Oliveira, UFC releasing Anderson Silva, Israel Adesanya working as a color analyst for Mike Tyson vs Roy Jones Jr., Brendan's manager Lex McMahon winning his first pro MMA fight at 49, fan questions and much more.


    Episode 210: RDA vs Felder RECAP | Ferguson Calls Out Chandler | UFC 255

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2020 71:07


    Brendan recaps UFC's Rafael Dos Anjos vs Paul Felder and Bellator 252's Patricio Freire vs Pedro Carvalho fight cards, discusses terrible judging by Chris Lee, and talks Khabib Nurmagomedov seemingly still in USDA's testing pool, Tony Ferguson calling out Michael Chandler, Gilbert Burns' $400k challenge to Nate Diaz, Deiveson Figueiredo bringing a spark back to flyweight, breakdowns & picks for UFC 255 Deiveson Figueiredo vs Alex Perez and Bellator 253 A.J. McKee vs Darrion Caldwell, fan questions and more.Unagi ScootersHelix Sleep - https://helixsleep.com/btbFightCamp - https://joinfightcamp.com/beltBurrow - https://burrow.com/btbBluechew - https://bluechew.com/ promo code: SCHAUB


    Episode 209: Canelo Alvarez' $365 Million Contract GONE | RECAP Teixeira vs Santos

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2020 66:17

    Brendan recaps UFC's Glover Teixeira vs Thiago Santos and Bellator's Corey Anderson vs Melvin Manhoef fight cards and talks Ramiz Brahimaj nearly losing his ear, Canelo Alvarez released from DAZN and Golden Boy, now being a free agent, Stephen Thompson vs Geof Neal, Mike Perry vs Tim Means, Amanda Ribas vs Michelle Waterson, Stylebender's swollen pectoral muscle update, Zuffa Boxing's first event, a breakdown for UFC Fight Night 182, Bellator 252 and Kell Brook vs Terence Crawford, fan questions and much more.Crossrope - https://crossrope.com/schaubDraftKings - Download the top-rated DraftKings Sportsbook app NOW and use promo code: BTB when you sign up to get this can't miss offer. Manscaped - https://manscaped.com/ use code: BTBDoorDash

    Episode 208: RECAP UFC Hall vs Silva | Gervonta Davis' KO | Deontay Wilder Accusations

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2020 72:20

    Brendan recaps UFC's Uriah Hall vs Anderson Silva, Bellator's Gegard Mousasi vs Douglas Lima, and Showtime's Gervonta Davis vs Leo Santa Cruz and talks Gervonta Davis' incredible KO of Santa Cruz, Greg Hardy's improvements, Dustin Jacoby being Brendan's MVP of the prelims, why he can't ever put money on Uriah Hall, Israel Adesanya vs Jan Blachowicz for the light heavyweight title announced, Michael Jai White sparring Jon Jones, the return of The Ultimate Fighter, this week's UFC Thiago Santos vs Glover Teixeira and Bellator's Melvin Manhoef vs Corey Anderson, fan questions and much more.

    Episode 207: RECAP UFC 254 | Jones vs Khabib GOAT Argument

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2020 84:54

    Brendan recaps UFC 254 Khabib Nurmagomedov vs Justin Gaethje, breaks down Uriah Hall vs Anderson Silva, Gegard Mousasi vs Douglas Lima and Gervonta Davis vs Leo Santa Cruz, and talks Jon Jones' Twitter rant about GOAT status vs Khabib Nurmagomedov, Khamzat Chimaev vs Leon Edwards in the works, Jose Aldo vs Marlon Vera announced, fan questions and much more.

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