Brendan Schaub – UFC fighter, mixed martial arts artist (retired), comedian and podcaster – has announced an Australian and NZ tour that will bring his #1 rated sports podcast BIG BROWN BREAKDOWN down under. This two hour event will let fans witness and be part of Brendan’s podcast as he takes his comedy and commentary to this part of the world. Brendan also co-hosts another insanely popular podcast The Fighter And The Kid with comedian and friend Bryan Callen and appears as a regular on The Joe Rogan Experience.
June 7th – The Triffid, Brisbane
June 8th – Thornbury Theatre, Melbourne
June 9th – SKYCITY Theatre, Auckland
June 10th – Metro Theatre, Sydney
“I’ve heard from so many friends and fans that performing in Australia is like nothing else! The fans are incredible and I cannot wait to get down there!” says Brendan of the upcoming tour.
Big Brown Breakdown rates worldwide as one of the most popular sports podcasts, boasting a particularly rabid fan base in Australia where Brendan’s two podcasts, The Fighter & The Kid and Big Brown Breakdown regularly top the download charts. The podcast brings together an entertaining mix of truth, comedy and experience to the world of mixed martial arts.
The live event podcast recording will feature a mix of Brendan’s live comedy, interviews and an analysis of fights with local MMA identities. Fans will also have a chance to ask Brendan some hard-hitting questions in the Q&A segment of the show. Taking place ahead of the UFC’s debut fight night in Auckland on the 11th June, the Big Brown Breakdown live will feature special guest fighters, commentators and industry experts to breakdown UFC Fight Night, MMA and the world of professional fighting at large.
Brendan Schaub began his career in football and then moved into mixed martial arts. In 2009 he appeared in Ultimate Fighter 10, the reality TV show and mixed martial arts competition. He enjoyed a successful fighting career until 2015 when he retired from professional fighting. At this time, Brendan began to focus on comedy and podcasting.
Big Brown Breakdown started as a solo podcast in 2016. Schaub mainly discusses topics related to Mixed Martial Arts and the UFC events and has featured guests such as Joey Diaz, Tito Ortiz, Chael Sonnen, Steve Austin, and Lyoto Machida. It quickly climbed to the top of the list of most popular podcasts being downloaded with over 2 million downloads a month, hitting the top of the ITunes podcast charts in March 2017.
A VIP upgrade package is available to fans, comprising of a meet & greet and photo with Brendan Schaub, intimate Q&A, tour t-shirt, and souvenir laminate.
Sports and Ultimate Fighter fans alike will not want to miss the chance to be part of this special event.
Tickets on sale from Friday 12 May via www.wearenice.com