‘I Haven’t Worked With Joe Rogan’ – Michael Bisping Calls Joe Rogan the ‘Godfather’ of Commentators

Published 04/01/2021, 1:32 PM EDT
BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 20: Joe Rogan is seen in the commentary booth during the UFC 220 event at TD Garden on January 20, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)


Michael Bisping is a former UFC Middleweight champion and was the first and only British fighter to win a UFC championship. He has now joined the world of sports analytics and commentary, and he is quickly getting popular.

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Whenever it comes to UFC analysis or commentary, there is one name that comes to everyone’s mind and that is Joe Rogan. Rogan is arguably the most popular UFC podcast host and commentator.

Therefore, it is no surprise that many people who get into MMA commentary and analysis look up to Rogan. Bisping is one such person.

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Michael Bisping wants to work with Joe Rogan

During a recent interview, Bisping was asked which commentator he would like to work with. Bisping was quick to reply ‘Joe Rogan‘.

Joe Rogan, yeah I haven’t worked with Joe Rogan, ya I would love to, of course, Joe is, he’s the OG or the godfather if you will of UFC commentators you know.

Rogan is one of the biggest names in UFC and is also a world-famous comedian.

When you are an up-and-coming MMA broadcaster and you get a message from Rogan, that is something that would certainly make your day and that happened with Bisping.

“I remember the first time I commentated it was uh Fortaleza Brazil, January 2019, and Joe actually sent me a really nice text message afterwards he said mike really love what you’re doing.”

While in conversation, Bisping also talked about when we could see him commentate with Rogan.

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Joe only does the pay-per-view’s and there’s a pecking order you know. Its Jon Annick, Joe Rogan, next in line is DC you know and that’s just the way it works there’s a hierarchy and fair enough I’m the last one in so probably first one out.”

Bisping is a really exceptional MMA commentator, his style is unique, and he always has really interesting points to talk about.

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People love what he is doing as he has a really interesting perspective on things. While Rogan is just fantastic at what he does and people all over the world love him. Both of them are hilarious and know the sport really well, and it would be a treat for MMA fans whenever they come together.

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Paras Pande is a UFC author at EssentiallySports who is pursuing his graduation in Journalism and Mass Communication. An ardent follower of the UFC, he has been covering the sport for 2 years now. Before joining the team at EssentiallySports, Paras gained expertise as an MMA writer whilst working with Sportskeeda.

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