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'I'm Black, I Can Take This One': Israel Adesanya Gives Fired-Up Response In Defence Of Joe Rogan

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'I'm Black, I Can Take This One': Israel Adesanya Gives Fired-Up Response In Defence Of Joe Rogan

Israel Adesanya has leapt to the defence of Joe Rogan following the UFC commentator's latest podcast controversy.

Rogan was forced to issue a public apology recently after a compilation video surfaced online where he uses the "N-word" multiple times live on air.

The incident is just the latest controversy facing the popular podcaster, who most notably came under fire for allegedly "spreading misinformation" about the Covid-19 vaccine during episodes.

As a result of his comments, Rogan has received a ton of backlash, although UFC champion Adesanya has now come out to bat for him.

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"First off, let me take this one," Adesanya said at the UFC 271 press conference.

"Hold up. I'm Black. I can take this one. Look, there's a lot of c**ts in this game. There are a lot of snakes in this game. I've been in this fight game since 2008. Joe Rogan is one of the nicest, coolest, humble motherf**kers I've had the pleasure of working with. Understand that.

"F**k the noise. You know what they're trying to do. You can't control the man. He's got the biggest platform in the world right now. That's my n*gga Joe Rogan. F**k the noise... Just keep doing you, Joe. Have some mushrooms. Keep doing you."

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He then doubled down on his comments after the press conference.

"United we stand, divided we fall," Adesanya said via Instagram.

"We are living in very strange times. When a voice speaks out against the mainstream narrative, the establishment have a systematic way of shutting said voice down. I'm not asking you to think like me, I encourage you to turn off your tv and think for yourself. Don't let them pull the wool over your eyes."

Featured Image Credit: YouTube/JRE/Twitter/MMA Junkie

Topics: joe rogan, press conference, Podcast, UFC, Australia, MMA, Israel Adesanya

Max Sherry
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