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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. The Big Brown breakdown is as real as it gets.

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. The Big Brown breakdown is as real as it gets.
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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. The Big Brown breakdown is as real as it gets.




Episode 136: (RECAP) UFC 238 | Bellator 222 MacDonald vs Gracie | Fury vs Schwarz

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...


Episode 135: (RECAP) Joshua vs Ruiz Jr. & UFC Gustafsson vs Smith | UFC 238

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!


Episode 134: UFC Gustafsson vs. Smith | Joshua vs Ruiz Jr.

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!


Episode 133: (RECAP) Wilder vs Breazeale | Northcutt Brutally KO'd | RDA vs LEE

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,...


Episode 132: (RECAP) UFC 237 Namajunas vs Andrade | Dos Anjos vs Lee | Wilder vs Breazeale

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...


Episode 131: (RECAP) Canelo vs Jacobs & Cowboy vs Iaquinta | UFC 237 Namajunas vs Andrade

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.


Episode 130: Rory MacDonald's Post Fight Speech | Iaquinta vs Cowboy

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.


Episode 129: Jacare vs The Joker & MacDonald vs Fitch | Darren Till Arrested

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.


Episode 128: UFC 236 Holloway vs Poirier 2 (RECAP) | TJ Dillashaw Breaks His Silence

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'...


Episode 127: UFC 236 Holloway vs Poirier 2

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.


Bonus Episode: Coffee with Luke Thomas

Brendan grabs coffee with Luke Thomas in Washington D.C. and catches up on all things life, work, family and fighting.


Episode 126: Gaethje vs Barboza (RECAP) | McGregor Investigation | UFC's PPV Change

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...


Episode 125: Pettis vs Thompson (RECAP) & UFC Barboza vs Gaethje

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.


Episode 124: Masvidal vs Till & Spence vs Garcia (RECAP) | UFC Thompson vs Pettis

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...


Episode 123: Dos Santos vs Lewis (RECAP), Till vs Masvidal & Spence vs Garcia

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...


Episode 122: UFC 235 Jones vs Smith (RECAP) & Lewis vs Dos Santos

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,...


Episode 121: UFC 235 Jones vs Smith

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,...


Episode 120: Velasquez vs Ngannou & Page vs Daley (RECAP)

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...


Episode 119: Stylebender vs Silva (RECAP) & Velasquez vs Ngannou

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,...


Episode 118: UFC 234 Whittaker vs Gastelum & Stylebender vs Silva

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....