“Hope He Comes Back” – Joe Rogan Casts Serious Doubts on Conor McGregor as Horrid Leg Snapping Moment Still Leaves 56 Y.O. Scared

Published 09/21/2023, 3:36 AM EDT

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Joe Rogan has seen many fighters in the UFC suffer serious injuries over the years. The 56-year-old believes that the injury suffered by Conor McGregor is one of the scariest types of injuries. Rogan recently spoke about how some fighters’ careers have been derailed by injuries sustained during an MMA showdown. It can take months or even years for a fighter to recover from an injury, and in some cases, it can compel them to stay away from the sport for the rest of their lives.

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MMA fighters put themselves in serious danger every time they step into a fight to face an opponent. Rogan admires their willpower, but he is also concerned about the physical damage these fighters suffer. After a fight, it is common for fighters to have minor or major injuries, but some injuries are particularly severe, such as the one that former UFC double champion Conor McGregor suffered. Recently, Rogan detailed the severity of the injury of the Irishman.

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Joe Rogan sat with WWE legend Kurt Angle in the #2036 episode of The Joe Rogan Experience. The duo discussed the happenings in the combat sports world. During the chat, Rogan talked about Conor McGregor’s injury. He said, “He’s still in the prime of his athletic career, you know, and he, yeah, he lost that fight to Dustin Poirier, but it was a great fight up until the moment his leg snaps… Hope he comes back.Further, Rogan mentioned that he wished to see Conor McGregor come back stronger after the injury.

He further mentioned that it would be an amazing story if McGregor could overcome such a grave injury and win where Chris Weidman failed. The UFC commentator added, “It’s a bummer because that f*cking injuries, man. It’s like all these other. It means so many other injuries. Guys can come back from soft tissue tears. You get them fixed, you come back. That one is in. That’s a moth***ucker, man. It’s just. I mean, think about it. You break it.The former Fear Factor host casts doubt on McGregor’s comeback, as it’s hard for any fighter to recover from such an injury fully.

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Conor McGregor fought Dustin Poirier at UFC 264, and in the opening round, McGregor broke his leg. This compelled the ringside doctor to stop the fight after the first round. According to Rogan, the injury McGregor suffered is one of the most gruesome injuries in the history of the UFC. While talking to Cory Sandhagen at JRE, Rogan mentioned that a shin tear is the scariest injury in MMA. He further detailed how fighters suffered from this injury three or four times in the past, and they never came back as their older selves.

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The 56-year-old said, “The guys really never the same again and the Conor one is fascinating to me because we haven’t seen, I’ve seen him sparring.Even though McGregor is training hard, Rogan feels that it won’t be enough in an actual fight. Rogan is indeed scared of the fighting career of the former UFC double champion, as he believes that the injury would have affected his fighting ability badly. Do you think that McGregor can come back and win future bouts? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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