Another UFC Fighter Confesses Troubled Childhood After Sean Strickland’s Disturbing Story, Joe Rogan Reacts

Published 01/20/2024, 11:59 AM EST

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During the latest episode of the Joe Rogan Experience, the 56-year-old UFC color commentator was left shocked. Rogan invited undefeated middleweight fighter Joe Pyfer in his latest episode and discussed the fighter’s life. The entire conversation was candid and full of inspiration. However, Rogan was shocked when Pyfer described his childhood and the abuse he faced from his father. 

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Pyfer is not the only UFC fighter who has come out and shared his childhood trauma with the fans. Previously, the current middleweight champion Sean Strickland also shared his experience and received appreciation from the fans. Let us find out what the 27-year-old says about his life. 

Joe Pyfer comes out and shares his story of a troubled childhood 

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‘Bodybagz’ is one of the fastest growing names in the division and is currently unbeaten in the UFC. While the 27-year-old may seem unbeatable inside the Octagon, his story outside is worth listening to. His recent appearance in the Joe Rogan podcast allowed him to share his stories. Rogan’s podcast is famous for bringing up unique personalities and stories, and Pyfer’s story is no different.

During the podcast, Pyfer said: ” You know, this is the moment right now that I get to recognize that I am in front of somebody who has. You have heard so many stories, so many crazy things. And you know my story is definitely not up there with the crazy things, right? But my story, I’m unique. And bro, since the time I’ve had my memory, I remember getting my head stomped, getting beat, getting screamed at, slapped, humiliated, just rundown, told you are never going to be anything. 

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Although Pyfer has had a strict upbringing, he is currently a formidable opponent inside the Octagon. The 27-year-old middleweight fighter is climbing up the ranks swiftly and has his eye set on the title. The fighter has already won his last three fights in the UFC. Who will he face next?

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‘Bodybagz’ is all set to take on Jack Hermansson next 

UFC middleweight fighter Pyfer was in the news lately after he provided video evidence in the JRE podcast of him breaking Francis Ngannou’s punching record. The video shows that after four attempts, he scored 170218 units, which is 31.7% harder than Ngannou. While the fans may debate the record, Pyfer is focused on his next battle against Jack Hermansson

The 27-year-old is currently unranked in the division but will be facing the number 10th-ranked fighter. He has an impressive record in the MMA and has taken part in 14 fights and won 12 out of them. His last fight was against Abdul Razak Alhassan, and he won the fight via submission in the second round. With Pyfer impressing everyone with his fighting skills, will he be able to keep his winning run going? Let us know in the comments below.

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Anirban Chatterjee

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I am Anirban, an MMA enthusiast with the opportunity to combine my fascination for the sport with my professional adventures as a UFC writer at EssentiallySports. Apart from being a professional athlete, MMA and Soccer are sports that I have always enjoyed following. I am a huge fan of ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor, and Israel Adesanya.
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