Brendan Schaub Career and Net Worth
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Brendan Schaub is an American former mixed martial artist and former professional football player. Brendan has approximately $4 million in net worth as of this writing. He played for the Utah Blaze of the Arena Football League and was a member of the Buffalo Bills’ practice squad. Brendan has also had a stint in stand-up comedy as well as hot several podcasts.
Brendan Schaub Early Life
Brendan Peter Schaub was born on March 18, 1983 in Aurora, Colorado. His parents are Debra and Peter Schaub. Brendan’s mother was English and his father, a second-degree black belt in taekwondo. He attended Overland High School.
Brendan Schaub Football Career
Brendan was transferred to the University of Colorado before his junior year to play football full time. He was undrafted in the 2006 NFL Draft, he was later picked by the Buffalo Bills as an undrafted rookie free agent. At Buffalo Bills, he got on their practice squad for a short period. Brendan signed with the AFL’s Utah Blaze but was released without making the roster. Brenda retired form the sport in 2007.
Brendan Schaub Fighting Career
Brendan returned to Colorado after he had retired from football. He started training in boxing and Brazilian jiu-jitsu. Six months into his training, Brendan entered an amateur boxing competition and won the Colorado novice-division Golden Gloves heavyweight title. After he came across UFC heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Brendan started a career in MMA. He had his debut in the sport in 2008 against Jay Lester. His career took off with a record 4-0. Brendan won the ring of fire heavyweight title overcoming Bojan Spalevic. He signed with Ultimate Fighting Championship to compete on “The Ultimate Fighter”. He won his first fight in the first round against Demico Rogers via submission. Brendan made it to the heavyweight final- his official UFC debut. He lost to Roy Nelson via KO. In March 2011, he won the knockout of the Night when he defeated Mirko Filipovic. Brendan recorded a loss in his final match to Travis Browne in December 2014. His career record stands at 10-5.
Brendan Schaub Entertainment
On October 10, 2015, he went to “The Joe Rogan Experience” podcast where he announced his retirement from MMA and became regular on the show in the following years as a guest. Brendan began a podcast with Bryan dubbed “The Fighter and the Kid” prior to launching a solo podcast “Big Brown Breakdown”. He partnered with Showtime in 2018 and renamed his solo podcast “Below the Belt with Brendan Schaub”. Brendan co-hosted the after-shows of the “Golden Globes”, “Academy Awards”, “Emmy Awards”, “People’s Choice Awards” and “Grammy Awards”. In 2016, he had a role in the movie, “Range 15”.
Brendan Schaub Personal Life
Brendan has two sons with girlfriend, Joanna Zanella. He was previously romantically involved with Ronda Rousey. He made the transition to black belt Brazilian jiu-jitsu in 2021 after 14 years of training.