The fighter part of “Fighter & The Kid” won’t be doing any fighting any time soon.
Brendan Schaub announced he’d be taking a sabbatical from the UFC on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast Friday night, citing his burgeoning entertainment career and his unwillingness to sign the UFC’s uniform deal with Reebok.
“Do I want one more?” Schaub said. “F*ck yes, man. But it just doesn’t make sense. I can’t see myself, when it comes down to this, I can’t see myself in a f*cking Reebok kit walking out to that Octagon. I can’t see myself being like, ‘You know what? Cool, man. Yeah, that’s what I’m worth. I’m worth 10-grand to you guys. I’m gonna do this.’ And I have other opportunities.”
Schaub and comedian Bryan Callen host the wildly successful “Fighter & The Kid” podcast. They recently performed a live show in Los Angeles and will be going on tour in the future. “Big Brown” also said he and Callen are filming a television pilot.
There is a lot going on in his life outside of MMA; stepping into the cage right now wouldn’t make much sense.
“It’d be tough for me to say, ‘You know what? Let me go fight some monster who’s ….View original article