Brendan Schaub has sparked intrigue with his intriguing take on UFC 300.
Set to be a monumental event for the premier MMA promotion, UFC 300 remains shrouded in mystery with no official bouts announced for this historic showcase. Despite earlier speculations surrounding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Michael Chandler showdown, UFC CEO Dana White recently informed the media that a McGregor comeback is more likely to unfold in the summer of 2024.
With notable fighters like Sean O’Malley already committed to events preceding UFC 300, the question lingers – who will headline next year’s most significant MMA card? Enter Brendan Schaub, who has a bold theory about what might transpire in April.
Brendan Schaub Details UFC 300 Conspiracy
During an episode of “The Schaub Show,” Schaub shared his belief that, contrary to White’s statements, UFC 300 will indeed witness the McGregor vs. Chandler clash. However, this isn’t the extent of his “conspiracy” theory. Schaub envisions the return of Georges St-Pierre from retirement for a rematch with an old adversary.
“I got a little conspiracy,” Schaub revealed. “If you look at the lay of the land, most of the big dogs are taken before UFC 300. So, UFC 300, I think you’re gonna get Conor McGregor-Chandler, and then I also think, and I have no inside sources, I didn’t source check anything with this, but it’s just what appears, what I think this could line up, I think UFC 300, you’re gonna get Conor-Chandler and you’re gonna get GSP-Nick Diaz.”
Schaub went on to note a deviation from the norm, observing that retired fighters are not typically very active on social media. In the case of GSP, Schaub pointed out the fighter’s increased content creation on social platforms. Additionally, he highlighted GSP’s withdrawal from a scheduled grappling match with Nick Diaz, where GSP would now solely serve as a commentator, as another piece of the puzzle supporting his theory.
“He was supposed to grapple on December 15th; they pulled him from that card,” Schaub explained. “He’s just commentating on it now. So, he’s in shape. I think they’re pulling him, and I think he’s staying in shape to come out at UFC 300. I have no reason to think this besides just adding up the clues here.”
Quotes via MMA Knockout
It’s worth noting that reports had previously surfaced, citing injuries suffered during preparation as the reason for calling off the grappling match between GSP and Diaz.
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