THROWBACK: When Joe Rogan Tried The Iron Neck For The Very First Time

Published 06/28/2021, 10:47 PM EDT
PASADENA, CA – APRIL 17: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on April 17, 2019 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael S. Schwartz/Getty Images)


UFC commentator and veteran MMA analyst, Joe Rogan, is almost synonymous with the promotion. Whether commentating on the events or taking interviews after the match, the legendary analyst is in and around UFC every time.

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He also has his own YouTube channel where he conducts interviews with various fighters and discusses many things. Out of the many things he has discussed, one particular thing called Iron Neck has been a constant point of discussion.

PASADENA, CA – NOVEMBER 01: Comedian Joe Rogan performs during his appearance at The Ice House Comedy Club on November 1, 2017 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Michael Schwartz/WireImage)

Most athletes use the Iron Neck to negate neck injuries. The Iron Neck is a unique resistance training device equipped with an adjustable headset.

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It can help athletes eliminate common discomfort, rehab an injury, or even reduce the risk of concussions down the road. It comes under three models, pro, varsity, and home.

Rogan, who has had extensive discussions about this with guests on his show, eventually tried it. He took to Instagram and explained his satisfaction with the product.

“This is me trying @theironneck out for the first time,” he said. “I want to marry this thing. It provides you with resistance from the bungee cord which is 50 pounds and from the adjustable resistance of the rotation of the device on your neck.”

“Mike Jolly developed it to help strengthen the neck but also to help protect from a certain amount of CTE by protecting the head from snapping around as much on impact. I could immediately tell it’s an awesome solution.”

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Two of the best entertainers in the world, Rogan and The Rock, recently got involved in a conversation regarding WWE. Rogan, in an Instagram post, praised WWE after watching some documentaries. However, he also added, “Maybe I’m really high.”

His antics, though, caught the attention of ‘The Great One’. The Rock responded to him and wrote, “At one time, it was the best job in the world. One day we’ll get drunk (or high) and talk about it. Or talk about it first then get f**ked up.”

Well, it will be an interesting game altogether if Rogan manages to get one on one with ‘The Great One’. Let’s see what Rogan has to say about it next.

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Akshyay Srichandan Mahapatra

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Akshyay Mahapatra is a UFC author for EssentiallySports. He wished to combine his passion for the UFC (that he has been following since 2008) as well as his love for writing. This motivated him to enter the world of combat sports journalism.

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