‘This Isn’t CGI!’- Joe Rogan Shares a Shocking Video of an Oil Pipeline Burst

Published 07/04/2021, 5:30 AM EDT
NEW YORK, NY – APRIL 10: TV personality Joe Rogan attends the 2013 Syfy Upfront at Silver Screen Studios at Chelsea Piers on April 10, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)


UFC commentator Joe Rogan took to Instagram and shared a viral video to his nearly 13 million fanbase. The video grab centered on an oil pipeline burst that took place in the Gulf of Mexico. It created a spectacular explosion. Rogan quoted a bible verse from Revelation 21:8 that aptly described the magnificent explosion that surely captured everyone’s attention.

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Joe Rogan often shares content unrelated to fighting on his social media as he’s got a diverse following outside the MMA community. Through his famed podcast, ‘The Joe Rogan Experience’ he has managed to impact an audience from a wide demographic. Chiefly, it’s Rogan’s attempt to influence a wider audience that has made him the global leader in the podcast space.

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Joe Rogan: A man of many talents

As mentioned earlier, Rogan’s foray into the podcast space, which began over 10 years ago, truly took form in 2020. He signed a $100 million deal with Spotify that brought his esteemed product exclusively onto their platform. Rogan has had a host of personalities on his platform, ranging from fighters to scientists and actors.

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However, Rogan will always be tied to his UFC career that began with a broadcasting gig in 1997 at UFC 12. He’s been associated with the company ever since, however, his involvement has decreased in recent years. Rogan’s ventures outside the MMA landscape have caused him to only commentate on UFC pay-per-view cards in America.

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LAS VEGAS, NEVADA – JANUARY 17: Welterweight fighter Conor McGregor is interviewed by UFC’s Joe Rogan during a ceremonial weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM on January 17, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor will face Donald Cerrone at UFC 246 on January 18 in Las Vegas. (Photo by Steve Marcus/Getty Images)

Fans have come to expect his iconic voice on the broadcast for some of the most memorable moments in UFC history. He’ll once again be on board for UFC 264: Poirier vs McGregor 3 and fans can’t get enough. Seeing Rogan at the ceremonial weigh-ins is as much a part of the viewing experience as the fights themselves.

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Fans cherish Joe Rogan’s contribution to the fight game even though he’s a frequent target on Twitter. His involvement in a wide array of subjects has led some to question his viewpoints on certain issues. However, the platform he’s built remains one of the most powerful voices with a continued scope for growth.

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Darryl Pinto

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Darryl Pinto is a senior MMA writer at EssentiallySports. He is currently pursuing his graduate degree in Mass Media (with a specialization in Journalism) out of Xavier’s College and has a year's experience in his current role. Darryl specializes in predictions, reporting, and covering UFC events live.

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