Brendan Schaub is placing his stand-up comedy profession on the again burner to deal with his household.
Final week, the previous UFC heavyweight delivered a heartbreaking message, revealing that his child daughter was hospitalized and being prepped to bear emergency surgical procedure. The MMA neighborhood rallied round Schaub in his time of want. Fortuitously, his daughter’s process went as deliberate.
Talking on his podcast, The Schaub Show, he revealed that he might be strolling away from stand-up comedy after greater than a decade to deal with his household. He did depart the door open for some native gigs, however his days of touring throughout and overseas are finished in the intervening time.
“I needed to cancel in Boston and Nashville,” Schaub mentioned. “Often, I hate doing that, however I feel this time I simply don’t care. That’s the place I’m at. I gotta be residence extra and I’ve to drag again from touring a lot. I gotta be residence. I’m drained. I’m freakin’ drained. I’ve been hustling for over 12 years. I’m not gonna cease doing the [podcasts], however so far as the airplane rides and stuff, I’ve gotta relax.
Possibly do some spots in L.A. SoCal, however going worldwide or going throughout the US ain’t taking place proper now. I’m gonna take a break from that. Simply deal with household and do my factor.”
Schaub commonly seems on a slew of podcasts, together with The Fighter and The Child with fellow comic Bryan Callen and Meals Truck Diaries. He’s additionally an everyday on The Joe Rogan Expertise.