VIDEO | Joe Rogan Hilariously Butchers Umar Nurmagomedov’s Name 

Joe Rogan

It’s safe to say Joe Rogan was a little rusty after taking some time away from his UFC broadcast duties.

The MMA legend returned to his role of commentator and post-fight interviewer at UFC 272 but didn’t have a perfect evening on the mic. Rogan got a bit tongue-tied during his post-fight interview with surging bantamweight contender Umar Nurmagomedov, who is the cousin of UFC legend Khabib Nurmagomedov.

You can watch popular podcaster absolutely butcher the Nurmagomedov name below.

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Joe Rogan Opted Against Working At UFC 271

The UFC commentator has found himself in hot water as of late for a couple of different reasons. Rogan first faced backlash for spreading what many believe to be COVID-19 misinformation on his show. More recently, Rogan was forced to apologize after a compilation of him using a racial slur appeared online.

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Rogan was expected to be on commentary duty at UFC 271 but just a couple of days before the event it was claimed he could not work due to a “scheduling conflict.”

Post-fight, Dana White insisted that Rogan did not have a scheduling conflict and simply opted out of covering the event after being in the press for all the wrong reasons in the build-up to UFC 271.

Did you notice Joe Rogan’s slip up at UFC 272?