During the latest episode of his podcast on Thursday (Aug. 3), decorated sports analyst Skip Bayless revealed that close friend and frequent collaborator Lil Wayne will begin joining him on his FS1 show “Undisputed” as a weekly host. “Wayne has agreed, every Friday going forward, to do a segment with me live,” Bayless said. “[Wayne] might not always be in-studio depending on his schedule. But he’s going to join me every Friday for a segment — I don’t know, 12, 15 minutes.”
Bayless continued by promising even more time with the New Orleans legend should the chemistry prove successful.
“If he’s hot, if he’s rolling, who knows, maybe we’ll keep him a couple segments, if he has the time. That you can look forward to. He is so deep when it comes to sports. He doesn’t yell or scream, but he does get emotional. And you hang on his every word,” Bayless shared. “He has thought through every single word. I like to think that I see things and say things that others don’t. Wayne is my match. That’s why I love him so much.”
Elsewhere during the podcast episode, it was confirmed that Wayne created a second theme song for “Undisputed,” a replacement of the Young Money head honcho’s well-received drop “No Mercy,” which premiered back in 2016. “He outdid even his all-time greatest GOAT self,” Bayless said about the new music.
Lil Wayne is expected to begin as host when “Undisputed” returns to the small screen Aug. 28. As reported by REVOLT, the previous co-host, NFL champion Shannon Sharpe, announced his departure from the show in June. “I’ll never forget what you did for me,” Sharpe said in his farewell to Bayless. “All I ask is when you lay your head on your pillow at night, know I gave you everything I had.”
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