Joe Rogan and Sean Strickland Have a Totally Different Reaction to Bob Saget’s Death

Published 01/11/2022, 5:00 AM EST
NEWARK, NJ – APRIL 18: Commentator Joe Rogan looks on during the UFC Fight Night event at Prudential Center on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)


Legendary comedian, actor, and television host Bob Saget passed away on January 9, 2022. The news of his passing away rocked not just the entertainment world, but the entire world. The former ‘Full House’ television star was found unresponsive in his hotel room in Orlando, Florida.

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Saget was amid a stand-up tour and had performed in Ponte Vedra Beach the evening before. People across the world reacted to his passing away. One of them was UFC commentator Joe Rogan.

 

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Rogan was a long-time friend of Saget and took to Instagram to post a tribute to the stand-up comedian. He wrote, “Bob Saget was a good man and a very funny person. I’m going to miss him very much. RIP.”

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Saget had also featured on one episode of The Joe Rogan Experience.

However, not everyone took the same approach and reacted in the same way.

UFC middleweight fighter Sean Strickland took a light-hearted approach. In a tweet, Strickland said, I heard @bobsaget died…. guess it’s not a full house anymore lmao… I think he would of laughed at that…”

Joe Rogan made the 2021 list of the most powerful entertainers on the planet

Joe Rogan made it into a very important list. He, along with UFC President Dana White, are part of the 2021 Variety 500. It is an annual list put out by Variety magazine of the most powerful people working in the global entertainment and media business.

Rogan made the list after the massive deal with Spotify in 2020 for his podcast.

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His caption on the website read, “In the wake of signing a $100 million Spotify deal in 2020, Rogan and his podcast “The Joe Rogan Experience” became a favorite target of critics for his attacks on “woke” culture and vaccine passports, and his controversial guests including conspiracy-loving radio host Alex Jones”

Meanwhile, Dana White made the list for the fifth year in a row.

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Arunaditya Aima

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Arunaditya is a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Having completed his Post Graduate Diploma in Multimedia Journalism from IIJNM, Arunaditya aspires to be an important voice in the world of MMA and interview the likes of Jon Jones, Conor McGregor, Amanda Nunes, and other such superstars of the sport. He has followed the sport for over a decade and is an ardent fan of Georges St-Pierre, who he believes is the greatest of all time.

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