The Fighter & The Kid

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The Fighter & The Kid is a weekly podcast hosted by comedian and former professional UFC fighter Brendan Schaub.

Each week, Brendan is joined in the studio with a guest co host. TFATK is uncut and unedited, and sometimes it's just ridiculous.  


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812 episodes

Ep. 821: Magic Mushies and Mayhem at Magoobys

The boys both unpack their surprisingly eventful weekends with Bryan reflecting on his mind expanding spiritual ceremony and Brendan detailing the chaos that erupted at his Saturday late show in Baltimore. They also discuss their experiences with therapy, Bryan’s potential mid life crisis red flags, getting roasted at Korean nail salons, Brendan’s scary Brown Widow encounter, the implications of LeBron’s aspirations to play with his son, the latest Brittney Griner Russia update, and react to Andrew Tate accusing The Rock of stealing his material, breaking down why cats suck, describing why speeding tickets offend him, and much more!  See for privacy information.

1h 41m
Aug 08
Ep. 820: Nocturnal Admissions With Paul Virzi

Comedian Paul Virzi joins the boys to talk about his new special Nocturnal Admissions as well as dogs freaking out over fireworks and large crowds of joggers, suspiciously strong homeless guys, Bostonian Male’s extreme difficulty giving compliments, coming up as a comic in black rooms, the unique charms of skank fest, balancing road life with raising kids, Paul’s son's new found fishing obsession and more reactions to Andrew Tate clips. Better Help: for 10% OFF your first month Chime:  DraftKings: Promo Code: Fighter See for privacy information.

1h 25m
Aug 03
Ep. 819: Bryan Gets Introduced To Andrew Tate

Bryan finally gets introduced to the internet’s most viral man: Andrew Tate, Brendan gives a major TFATK 3D update, Bryan tells the story of accidentally ending up in Bob Iger’s office and Brendan tells some crazy stories about his legally blind manager, the boys discuss Bryan’s trip to Austin and his non-stop pestering of Brendan to move there with him, how Bryan’s latest “Best Of” shoot exposed why he would be the worst special forces member of all time, recapping this weekends Calabasas Fight Companion including Matt Mitrione delivering on his promise to get Brendan a signed jersey from his buddy Mike Alstott, responding to Will Smith’s latest apology to Chris Rock and much more! Helix Sleep Up to $200 OFF and 2 free pillows Chin's Tee For 10% OFF See for privacy information.

1h 22m
Aug 01
Ep. 818: Tom Cruise WAS RIGHT All Along!

The boys talk Tom Cruise’s shocking vindication, Lady Gaga’s invisible forcefield, the future of Victor Wembanyama (the 7'2" teenager slash top NBA prospect), scientists honing in on a cure for balding, the latest in the Brittany Griner saga, Callen's claim that vertically challenged super agent Ari Emanuel can dunk a basketball, the legend of Todd Phillips betting on himself for “The Hangover” franchise, McGregor vs Mayweather Pt 2 rumors, Singapore’s strict laws, Subway's fall from grace, an update on the dad who lost his pinky to a Shark, and the first person to ever get a Bryan Callen tattoo.  See for privacy information.

1h 25m
Jul 27

Bryan and Brendan recap their shows in Milwaukee and San Diego, talk the nuances of boar hunting from a helicopter with a rifle vs on the ground with your bare hands, the crazy rumors about Elon Musk and Sergey Brin’s wife, Jason Mamoa’s recent mishap with a motorcyclist, Bryan’s meetup with Ben Askren in Wisconsin and who really deserves credit for bringing him to the UFC, a deep dive on Steve Irwin’s legacy, and a shark week clip that makes Bryan pee his pants in terror.   See for privacy information.

1h 18m
Jul 25
Ep. 816: Dana Woke Up And Said "It's F*&% ‘Em Wednesday!"

The boys return to their roots and give hot takes on late breaking UFC news including Khamzat vs Diaz and Yan vs O’Malley, and also debate who they’d rather see O’Malley fight instead of Yan and all the possible scenarios that would play out if all the current UFC champs set to defend their titles were to lose, and then discuss pro golfer Paige Spiranac being voted sexiest woman alive, Stranger Things being inspired by the top secret MKL Ultra program, the possibility that Bryan’s next psychedelic experience could make him flamboyantly gay, Jordan Peterson’s advice on the best antidote to suffering, Brendan’s son humiliating him in front of Kevin Durant at the Home Run Derby, Arnold Schwarzenegger farting in woman’s face on set, Emilia Clark’s shocking brain injury, the unleashed dog that caused mayhem at the Tour de France, a former Destiny’s Child member on the Sesame Place controversy, the latest Joe Rogan controversy and Mike Tyson’s thoughts on his impending death. See for privacy information.

1h 59m
Jul 20

Brendan gives a big reveal: He secured the rights to all 12 The Fighter and The Kid 3D episodes and will begin distributing them on YouTube starting tomorrow! The boys also discuss the logistics of robbing museums and reselling the artwork on the black market, snitching on billionaires who keep illegal animal products in their house, the most famous spear in all of history, Brendan giving young comic Jakob Kendall a chance to perform at his shows in Ft Wayne Indiana this past weekend and the audience member who said he found the new Rudy bit extremely offensive, Bryan  giving a similar opportunity to a young comedian who ruined it by dressing up as an alien, plus a recap of Yair vs Ortega, Tiger’s newfound love for Lava lamps and their upcoming trip to the Home Run Derby, why Bryan has the Toyota Camry of babies, Ricky Martin’s disturbing allegations, and a deep dive into Angelina Jolie’s peak hotness.  See for privacy information.

1h 32m
Jul 18
Ep. 814: Jake Paul Is Giving Conor McGregor A Taste Of His Own Medicine

The boys discuss the best pizza they’ve ever had, Brendan pretending to not be hungry in front of hot girls, Mark's shocking eating habits, Brendan’s depression after finishing The Bates Motel series, whether Hasim Rahman Jr. got the best of Jake Paul in their recent press conference, how Jake Paul has taken Conor McGregor's style of fight promotion and trolling to a whole different level, the ethics of the infamous dolly incident, Dana White giving a member of the Nelk Boys 250k for his birthday, Lebron James walking back his statements about Brittney Griner and whether or not Brian Urlacher is right to accuse ex NFL players of faking CTE for money. See for privacy information.

1h 14m
Jul 13
Ep. 813: Sharks, Lions, Grizzlies, a Tiger and some Crocs

The boys discuss creative strategies for surviving the wilderness and talk their favorite moments on the series “ALONE,” the cruelty of mother nature like brain eating amoebas and man eating mountain lions, Bryan’s unexpected soreness from an intense weekend of spike ball, Tiger demanding Crocs despite his fathers disgust, Brendan’s 4th grade fashion risks, why high fashion is like a formula one race, how the impeccable marketing of shark week makes you forget they air the same footage every year and how Great whites look much friendlier with goofy teeth, “The Georges” starting the Alta Warriors MMA program and who deserves the tops spots on the UFC P4P list, plus current events such as a Indian man’s unfortunate “Eggplant” injury, a New England distillery making Whiskey from invasive crabs, Tim Kennedy weighing in on the irony of Brittany Griner’s predicament, the news anchor who got a little too tipsy before going live, the recent escapades of Pro life Spiderman, Olympian Kim Glass getting attacked by a homeless man in LA, and aggressive Seals chasing humans off the beach in San Diego.  See for privacy information.

1h 26m
Jul 11
Ep. 812: The Boys Make A Big Bet On Stylebender’s Next Fight

Brendan and Bryan get into a heated debate over how Israel Adesanya will fare against Alex Pereira, and discuss how Gavin Newsom destroyed Silicon Valley, his recent trolling of Ron DeSantis, and his hidden connections to Donald Trump, How Obama and Trump used their emergency buttons differently, the Stranger Things moment that might be the best scene in TV history, Ariana Grande’s impression abilities, how Luke Rockhold almost stole Bryans girl, Brad Pitts face blindness, DJ Jazzy Jeff’s assertion that Will Smith would have slapped Mike Tyson if he insulted Jada, Jasmin Browns approach to being the best girlfriend she can be for Cam Newton, Hayden Panettiere and Bam Margera’s substance issues, and former MLB player Kyle Farnsworth’s new bodybuilding career.  See for privacy information.

1h 6m
Jul 06

Jeff Dye fills in for Bryan during a special late night episode on account of Jelly Roll stopping by the studio to talk his recent late night debut on Jimmy Kimmel, signing to a major label after being independent his entire career, the true purpose behind all of his music, Elvis Presley’s famous meeting with Richard Nixon and why Jelly was so naive about how famous Elvis truly was, plus the boys exchange crazy stories about getting into a bar fight with rough neck cowboys in Montana, clashing with a Biker Gang during adult film star Karaoke in LA, and the time Jelly Rolls brother thought it was a good idea to relieve himself on the dinner table during Thanksgiving dinner.  See for privacy information.

2h 17m
Jul 05
Ep. 811: Sammy The Bull Would Like To Thank John Gotti

Sammy the Bull Gravano captivates the boys with his incredible life story including how he survived 6 1/2 years in solitary confinement, why John Gotti used him as a human lie detector, how Gotti’s plan to destroy Sammy ultimately backfired, the principles that distinguish La Cosa Nostra from other organized crime institutions, becoming Native American in prison and the culture shock of reintegrating after almost 20 years behind bars, and his unexpected post-prison acting career--  See for privacy information.

1h 46m
Jun 30
Ep. 809: Tim Kennedy - Scars and Stripes

Former UCF fighter and current Special Forces solider Tim Kennedy discusses his new book “Scars and Stripes” and talks his tricks for getting his wife pregnant with a boy, his close encounter with a great white shark, the logistics of getting water boarded, why Gordon Ryan is the Lebron James of BJJ, and current events such as the recent rule changes in international women’s swimming, Machine Gun Kelly’s mental breakdown, Rudy Giulliani’s controversial “assault” claim and much more! See for privacy information.

2h 5m
Jun 28
Ep. 808: Jeff Dye - The Last American Bro

Comedian Jeff dye joins the guys to talk body positivity in baseball, whether nascar drivers are athletes, which celebrities make them the most starstruck, their favorite Love on The Spectrum moments, what age LeBron could have beat them as adults in every sport, and how the recent string of news stories about felines eating humans proves Brendan’s point that cats are sociopaths.  See for privacy information.

1h 49m
Jun 20
Ep. 807: Schaub & Callen Talk Pet Hyenas & Polyamory

Bryan and Brendan debate the stats on eagles murdering zoo monkeys, how long it would take for Mark’s cats to eat his lips after he died, and whether or not Hyenas make good pets, share stories about fans coaxing them into cuckoldry, discuss the pros and cons of open relationships , and have a good laugh at the latest Amber Heard morning show self own.  See for privacy information.

1h 14m
Jun 15
Ep. 806: Bryan's TRT Rumors & Mark Denting Brendan's Ferrari

The guys talk rumors that Bryan is on TRT, Mark Harley denting Brendan's Ferrari, sloth bear attacks, Netflix's Keep Sweet: Pray & Obey, Scientology, hair transplants, the real sizes of dinosaurs, Amber Heard's first interview since the trial, an Australian man who fought off a kangaroo for 6 minutes and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 48m
Jun 13
Ep. 805: The Rogan Talk

The guys reminisce about Joe Rogan giving Brendan the infamous talk to retire and discuss Rogan on Andrew Schulz's podcast, Bryan's "Best Of" videos, Brendan talking fights with Robin Black, this weekend's Jiri Prochazka vs Glover Teixeira, a woman who found 36k in a craigslist couch, the gas stove ban in LA and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 30m
Jun 08
Ep. 804: Old Man Stripper

The guys question if Liver King is natty or not and talk tough Bostonians, Bryce Mitchell on the Schaub Show, fake news, Bryan as an old man stripper and re-reading of the Old Testament, Benihana, Johnny Depp dropping 60k on dinner to celebrate winning the defamation trial, the Disney employee who ruined a proposal and much more! DraftKings: If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit  (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 1-877-770-STOP (7867) (LA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/ /NJ/NY/ PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Min. $5 deposit required. Eligibility restrictions apply. See for details. See for privacy information.

1h 45m
Jun 07
Ep. 803

The guys talk juicing, their love for small oysters, ice skaters, kids cussing, gear advice from Mark to Bryan, More Plates More Dates, the jacked White House chef, Putin rumors, Jada Pinkett Smith addressing the Oscar's slap, the final verdict in the Johnny Depp vs Amber Heard trial and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 57m
Jun 01
Ep. 802

The guys talk Chin's new tattoo, Bryan training with Dustin Poirier and Thiago Alves at American Top Team and hunting pythons, Brendan's trip to Bryan's dentist, celebrating George's birthday with a special surprise from Brendan, the new Top Gun movie, Kayla Harrison, Colby Covington vs Khamzat Chimaev, the Mona Lisa smeared with cake by a protester dressed as an old woman, more Amber Heard stories and much more! See for privacy information.

2h 3m
May 31
Ep. 801: Jeff Dye

Jeff Dye reveals he started his own Fight Club with his roommates and some firefighters, and the guys talk good looks in comedy, football, The Staircase, Jeff Filming in Detroit and seeing multiple fight altercations in Hawaii, Bryan's black funeral stories, Jeff's tricked out jeeps, Vin Diesel being Vin Diesel again and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 36m
May 25
Ep. 800

The guys recap their Philly trip, getting shoes at Suplex, Brendan's night out at the bar with Shane Gillis and talk Jared Leto vs Johnny Depp at 35, Jordan Peterson's tweet controversy regarding the new Sports Illustrated model,  See for privacy information.

1h 23m
May 23
Ep. 799

The guys talk Chin, Lil Brows, Shapel and Mark's concert at The Troubadour, Bryan's fascination with Mark's body, Brendan's fashion advice to Bryan for his upcoming special recording at the Brea Improv this Thursday, Amber Heard on trial, relationship arguments, the fallout of Will Ferrell and Adam McKay, Neil Patrick Harris' Amy Winehouse controversy and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 13m
May 18
Ep. 798: The Fighter and the Kid

The OG boys are back! The guys talk Bryan's interview with Dan Crenshaw, most unreliable cars, more stuff from the Johnny Depp and Amber Heard trial, Edward Scissorhands, Hannah Barron, the new Top Gun, Tom Brady's $375 million dollar FOX deal and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 19m
May 16
Ep. 797

The guys pick their top 8 people to remember forever and talk reality TV, doomsday prepping, Mark Harley's knowledge on steroids, a passenger landing a plane after the pilot loses consciousness, Britney Spears posting nude pics, Mike Tyson not facing charges for his airplane fight and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 25m
May 11
Ep. 796

The guys address the Bobby Lee drama and talk Cat's last day with the show, their trips to NYC, Brendan watching a Billy Crystal musical, UFC 274, Canelo Alvarez losing his first fight, Dave Chappelle asking to talk to his attacker, a fan who failed at trying to scale the octagon at UFC 274 and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 31m
May 09
Ep. 795: Farewell Shapel

Sadly, it's Shapel's last day.. The guys talk Shapel not wanting Bryan to talk about his sandals, giving away $75K at one point in his life, and his admiration for Patrice O'Neal. Also, Bryan drops knowledge about the animal kingdom and the gang covers current events including Dave Chappelle getting attacked on stage, a man growing a penis on his arm and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 15m
May 04
Ep. 794

Bryan gives Shapel some acting advice and the guys talk Shapel's recent Hollywood table read, Bryan's upcoming shows with Joey Diaz and Chris D'Elia, Bryan and Shapel's $500 punk rock bet, more Amber Heard drama, Elon Musk telling AOC to stop hitting on him and much more! DraftKings: If you or someone you know has a gambling problem, crisis counseling and referral services can be accessed by calling 1-800-GAMBLER (1-800-426-2537) (IL/IN/MI/NJ/PA/WV/WY), 1-800-NEXT STEP (AZ), 1-800-522-4700 (CO/NH), 888-789-7777/visit (CT), 1-800-BETS OFF (IA), 1-877-770-STOP (7867) (LA), 877-8-HOPENY/text HOPENY (467369) (NY), visit (OR), call/text TN REDLINE 1-800-889-9789 (TN), or 1-888-532-3500 (VA). 21+ (18+ WY). Physically present in AZ/CO/CT/IL/IN/IA/LA/MI/NJ/ NY/PA/TN/VA/WV/WY only. Min. $5 deposit required. Eligibility restrictions apply. See for details. See for privacy information.

1h 7m
May 02
Episode 793: The Announcement

Bryan and Shapel talk Shapel's announcement, what Bryan said to Shapel years ago that motivated him to move to LA, doing comedy in small towns, gene editing, how Meatball got his nicknames, life advice from Bryan, James Gunn defending Chris Pratt, Joe Rogan's massive spike in subscribers and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 28m
Apr 27
Ep. 792

The guys talk street fights, mask mandate lifts, Bryan's Invisalign update, getting cut out of movies, Abercrombie and Fitch beginnings and controversy, Elon Musk buying Twitter, Mike Tyson punching a harasser on a plane and much more! See for privacy information.

1h 37m
Apr 25