The MeatEater Podcast

Ep. 212: Chad Mendes on the Fight, the Hunt, and the Food

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Steven Rinella talks with Chad Mendes, Ryan Callaghan, and Janis Putelis.

Topics discussed: the Total Putelis-Total Rinella Dinner; eating Jani’s baby moose; a whiffle ball bat for a leg; getting paid a couple thousand for a couple minutes’ work; Chad getting picked on in high school and then beating the guy’s ass; getting disciplined through hunting; lost in the woods; redlining your body multiple times per day; Finz and Featherz; down to the peanut; fad diets; getting knocked out; the UFC payment arrangement; not having to get punched in the head anymore; guilt-based motivation; the three Chads; and more.


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