Never change Joe, never change…

UFC 196 went down this past Saturday (March 5, 2016) and featured two of the craziest moments in modern mixed martial arts. Both the underdogs in the main and co-main event came through in a big way, with Miesha Tate choking out Holly Holm, and Nate Diaz doing the same to Conor McGregor.

McGregor came into UFC 196 on similar amounts of hype as Ronda Rousey did against Holm at UFC 193, and ended up getting gutted like a fish, again in a similar fashion to Rousey. The internet once again exploded with hurtful memes.


One man that was poised in the perfect position for the UFC 196 main event was Joe Rogan. The UFC color commentator went live on air this evening with his grappling buddy Eddie Bravo, and they gave their response to Nate Diaz finishing Conor McGregor.

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‘This guy has balls, this is why I respect the f*ck out of Conor McGregor. Who else has tried this?’

‘Watching it live was crazy, everybody jumped up and screamed, it was insane. He definitely tagged Nate a few times, but Diaz was on some real black belt sh*t. We had never seen Conor face adversity, and we’d never seen him against a real Jiu-Jitsu black belt, and Diaz’s ground game is tight as f*ck.’

‘When you’re hurt your game goes out the window. Brendan Schaub told me when Travis Browne hit him, and he knew how to get out of the mount, he didn’t know what he was doing. Conor’s jiu-jitsu is good, but Nate’s is just way better.’

‘His stand-up looked great in round one, but Nate Diaz is a big 155er, he’s not a natural 170 guy. I think it’s insane we let Conor McGregor and guys like that dehydrate so bad. What if he fights dos Anjos next time? It’s going to be interesting to see how he handles dos Anjos. I wonder if he’ll do to Conor what he did to Nate and Anthony Pettis.’

Eddie Bravo

‘You know what, BJ Penn was the last guy to do it, and you know what? It didn’t work out that well for BJ either. He had success once at 170 pounds, he beat Matt Hughes, but there’s a really good reason for all kinds of fighters to torture themselves to get as light as possible. At the elite level, 5 or 10 pounds makes a huge difference.’

‘Conor had so much power in his hands and he really was doing great against Nate, to me, it looked like Conor was going to win this thing. He was lighting Nate up, cutting him up and stuff, but then he got choked in the second round. The fight was so crazy.’

‘Hey, Conor’s ground game is not bad, he got hurt, he’s been to my school before and he is a good grappler, but Nate is a black belt. He was hurt, and it happens. He is good, trust me.’

‘I think he could continue to dominate the 145-pound division, and I think he could do some serious damage at 155 too. I felt that Nate was in Conor’s head towards the end of the hype before the fight, I think he was making him angry.’

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