JOE ROGAN chose not to comment at UFC 271 this weekend following his historic storm of racism.
On Friday, it was announced that veteran commentator won’t join Daniel Cormier and Jon Anik in the comment booth due to “schedule conflicts”.
But according to Whitethe ignorant podcaster’s absence from the second pay-per-view is his own doing.
During his post-fight press conference, he told the media: “There’s no contradiction in terms of schedule, Joe Rogan isn’t working tonight. Joe Rogan could have worked tonight.”
When asked if Rogan has decided not to appear on the broadcast, he replied, “Yes [he elected not to work].
“I don’t know what Joe Rogan is supposed to do, you’ll have to ask Joe Rogan. It’s not like Joe can’t work or anything like that. It’s all bulls.”
White declined to confirm whether Rogan will return to the booth next month for UFC 272, but he said: “Whenever he gets back to work, he’s working.”
Rogan’s late withdrawal from UFC 271 comes amid a storm of racism that followed after historical footage of him repeatedly using the N word in his podcasts went viral on the internet. social network.
In the clip, Rogan also said he ‘entered the Planet of the Apes’ with friends after being taken to a predominantly black neighborhood to watch the movie.
The 54-year-old apologized on social media last week, saying of his use of racial slurs: “I’ve never used it to be racist.
“That’s not my word to use. I know that well now, but for years I’ve used it that way.”
He added: “I hope that this can be a teachable moment.”
“My sincere and humble apologies, I wish there was more that I could say. All of this is just me saying it from the bottom of my heart.
“Makes me sick watching that video. Hope some of you will accept this and understand where I’m coming from.”
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https://www.the-sun.com/sport/4677322/joe-rogan-ufc-271-dana-white-n-word/ Dana White reveals Joe Rogan chose NOT to work at UFC 271 amid claims he was kicked out of event due to racist storm