Conor McGregor Settles Beef With Joe Rogan With a 3-Word Response After Wholesome Message From UFC Commentator

Published 02/12/2024, 10:04 PM EST

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Conor McGregor and Joe Rogan seem to have buried the hatchet. The Irish MMA sensation and the UFC color commentator have been involved in a back-and-forth in the past due to allegations of PED usage surrounding McGregor’s recovery from injury. But it seems all of that is water under the bridge as McGregor received high praise from Rogan!

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During a conversation on the JRE (Joe Rogan Experience) podcast with guest, Cameron Hanes, Rogan showcased his support for McGregor’s lavish lifestyle! While Hanes was doubtful of the impact it might have on McGregor’s performance inside the Octagon, the podcast host highlighted the fact that the Irishman had “earned every f*king penny.”

Conor McGregor receives support from Joe Rogan for his “lifestyle” 

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The conversation between Rogan and Hanes delved into Conor McGregor’s success in his career and the impact his new lifestyle may have on his comeback to MMA. Rogan stated, “Why do you become successful in the first place? So you can live like a f*king baller! And that’s what Conor’s been doing… so he’s watching the formula 1 while eating breakfast at the back of his yacht…”

Cameron Hanes, while agreeing with Rogan that McGregor’s lifestyle does look great from the outside, questioned if this was the right time for the Irish star to be indulging in such activities. He inquired, “But you can party and be a mad man when you are 40?”

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This prompted Rogan to state, “But you can do it now and that’s what he wants to do.” However, Hanes reiterated, “I’m sick of it, I want to see him in the gym.”

However, the UFC color commentator and podcast host highlighted his support for the Irishman by stating, “I want him to do what he wants to do. If Conor McGregor wants to buy diamonds and lay around the sun, I’m all there for it. The guy earned every f*king penny he got. I’m happy for him”.  As such, McGregor also responded to the video with a post on social media that stated, “Love you Joe!”

Accordingly, the conversation between Rogan and Hanes highlighted McGregor’s accomplishments and the potential impact of his lifestyle on his MMA comeback. Rogan’s endorsement of McGregor’s choices suggested a newfound appreciation and respect for the Irish MMA star which has been reciprocated by McGregor!

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But while his lifestyle has garnered support from Joe Rogan, fans awaiting McGregor’s return to the Octagon may have to wait a bit longer according to the UFC’s CEO.

McGregor will not be making his comeback in June

UFC head honcho Dana White has recently revealed that there is no concrete date for Conor McGregor’s return as of now. While the Irishman had caused a frenzy when he had recently claimed on social media that he would be making his return on June 29, White has shut the rumors down with his statement.

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In a recent appearance on the ‘Pat McAfee Show’, White clarified, “Hopefully this year. There is no date…”

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He also stated that the company aims to finalize the matchup between McGregor and Michael Chandler by “the fall” of this year. Therefore, fans eager to see McGregor back in the Octagon may need to exercise some more patience as the details of his return are still uncertain!

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What do you think of Joe Rogan’s comments about Conor McGregor’s lifestyle? And will the Irish MMA icon make his much-awaited comeback this year? Share your thoughts in the comments below! 

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