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Brendan Schaub says he helped Brazilian jiu-jitsu after his match at Metamoris

Brendan Schaub says he helped Brazilian jiu-jitsu after his match at Metamoris

Ah it’s weigh-in day. The day when the fighters march grumpily on the scales and look a bit disoriented while knowing that all their hopes and dreams of the last month hang on a fifteen or twenty-five minute match tomorrow.

It’s also the day when Ariel Helwani releases his entire batch of exclusive one-on-one interviews in which he poses questions fighters just can’t help but answer appropriately.

In his pre-fight interview with the reporter who 'nose,' Schaub states that not only does he have no regrets concerning his Metamoris match—he actually claims that his 'shutting down' of Cyborg Abreu helped the grappling centric sport.

While he did bring fresh eyeballs to the competition, I’m not sure his performance actually helped it. I mean he didn’t exactly steamroll anyone, but hey at least Royce Gracie thought he won. I guess.

Anyways here’s the video, you know you want to here this man speak. Go to the 3:00 mark for the goods.

Last modified onFriday, 20 September 2013 16:14
TS Johnson

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+23 # DJJohnDouglas 2013-09-20 11:28
I'm impressed that he didn't get knocked out during this interview.
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+5 # w0rg 2013-09-20 11:46
Schaub is a delusional scumbag and I hope the MMA gods bring down hellacious fury upon his chin once again
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-9 # mookiestick 2013-09-20 12:19
On "Glass Joe" Schaub's behalf, that other "fat" guy just rolled around like a freaken "weeble" the whole damn time. He should have gotten up and taken Schaub down and suplexed him, choked him out and broken both of his damn arms and showed us what Jiu Jitsu or however the hell you spell it, is all about.

It was an embarrassmnt and it wasn't all Schaubs fault. If some lopsided idiot was just rolling around like a freaken egg , making circles around me, I would have done the same damn thing. Schaub should have just soccer kicked the pig.
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0 # agad 2013-09-20 12:21
pause it and watch the mitrione video,way cooler gut
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-2 # Castro 2013-09-20 12:33
Here this man speak... how can I get a job at middleeasy? Seems like the use of homophones correctly is not an issue.
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+7 # Sinfwho 2013-09-20 13:42
Does this make Kalib Starnes the man who singlehandedly resurrected MMA?
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-3 # Absinthe 2013-09-20 15:04
Schaub is so modest.
He did not help BJJ, he fucking put it to the next level.
Shut down a whole lot of haters as well.
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0 # Naged Rastle Champd 2013-09-20 17:58
Can you fighter bash on ME?

Anyway, for freak sake, this is the best fight this weekend! Why you ask? Because two of the least talented HWs are going at it and hopefully the loser gets his walking papers. I'm sure the other will follow along next year.

The WSOF is holding their breath....
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+9 # Dr. Science 2013-09-20 19:11
Schaub is to Metamoris what sitting in a chair is to a dance contest.
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+2 # K9 Justice 2013-09-20 20:02
For a journalism student, his grammar check sucks.
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+2 # jt33 2013-09-20 20:55
didnt even listen... not engaging doesnt count as helping though. if anything i would say he stole something.. minutes from my life and money from metamoris
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0 # Adolf TS Hitler 2013-09-26 14:41
"In his pre-fight interview with the reporter who 'nose,' Schaub states "

are u trying to be funny? great way to advance your career in journalism by making fun of jews and having it permanently recorded online... god ur dumb
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0 # Adolf TS Hitler 2013-09-26 14:43
not to mention your pic makes u look like ur 12... get some new clothes u fuckin slob lol and try not to make the "Hey im stoned face" makes u look like an even bigger idiot
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