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MMA Fighter Who Had “2 Herpes Outbreaks in a Week” Gets Owned by Shaquille O’Neal and NFL Veteran as Millions of People Listen

Published 05/18/2022, 11:30 AM EDT

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Shaquille O’Neal is having a lot of fun on his podcast. Nischelle Turner and Spice Adams, as his co- hosts, also have great fun along with him. They on everything from music and sports to what’s trending in pop culture. It becomes much funnier when Shaq invites a celebrity guest to his podcast.  They are all hilarious because when Shaq is involved, entertainment is guaranteed. In the recent episode, during the last few minutes of the show, they were touching on a few topics. One of them turned out to be “too much information” for all the three co-hosts on the show.

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NFL veteran Spice Adams started talking about Joel Baumann and his “herpes” problem. All of them started to balk at it. Adams started off with this saying, “That man said he had like 30 all-nighters and he started saying he had a herpes outbreak”. Nischelle mentioned it was twice to which Spice Adams balked and replied, “What? This is too much information as a person. That man said he had two outbreaks in a week.” Shaq said, “So does that mean as a fighter, you don’t want to fight him now”. Turner mentioned that herpes is a sexually transmitted disease to Shaq and does not spread through fighting. Shaq further stated, “He had 30 all-nighters. Damn.”


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 What was Shaquille O’Neal talking about ?


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MMA fighter Joel Baumann has beaten Reese Forest on Saturday at Bert Ogden Arena in South Texas near South Padre Island. He was 4-2-0 before the fight. The fight was ended because of a technical knockout. He lost his last fight prior to this to Josh Fremd, who took Joel down via Rear Naked Choke.

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After the Reese fight, he took to the microphone to give excuses about his last losses. He said “30 all-nighters” was a part of the reason. MMA fans were left shocked when Bauman blamed two back-to-back herpes outbreaks in the same week for losing that last bout against Josh Fremd. His brutal honesty about his situation surprised not only our co-hosts but also fans.

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Was it a case of “too much information”? Is he just being honest about his situation? Discuss in the comments below about this situation.



Aditya Kar

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Aditya Kar is an NBA writer for EssentiallySports. A holder of Bachelors and Masters degrees in History, he has been a fan of the NBA since 2011. He has a very keen interest in the stories that define the league and the sport.

Edited By: Ajinkya Aswale