Brendan Schaub is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host, and former mixed martial artist. He was born on March 18, 1983, in Aurora, Colorado.
Schaub began his athletic career as a professional football player, but later transitioned to mixed martial arts (MMA). He fought in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and other MMA promotions, and retired from fighting in 2015 with a professional record of 10 wins and 5 losses.
After retiring from MMA, Schaub pursued a career in comedy and podcasting. He co-hosts “The Fighter and the Kid” podcast with comedian Bryan Callen, which has gained a large following and has been ranked among the top comedy podcasts on iTunes.
In addition to his podcasting work, Schaub has performed stand-up comedy on several comedy specials, including “You’d Be Surprised” and “Paper Tiger”. He has also acted in several films and television shows, including “The Joe Rogan Experience” and the TV series “The Goldbergs”.
Schaub is known for his quick wit and irreverent sense of humor. He often incorporates his experiences as a former professional athlete into his comedy, and his routines touch on a range of topics, including sports, relationships, and pop culture.
Overall, Schaub has made a successful transition from MMA to comedy and podcasting, and continues to entertain audiences with his unique perspective and comedic talents.