‘The most violent man in MMA’: Joe Rogan hails Justin Gaethje after stunning Barboza KO

‘The most violent man in MMA’: Joe Rogan hails Justin Gaethje after stunning Barboza KO

Joe Rogan argues that Justin Gaethje is the most ‘violent’ man in MMA. It is hard to argue otherwise.

By John Balfe - 1 Apr 2019

Justin Gaethje just doesn’t know how to participate in a boring fight. 

Through five UFC fights since his move to the UFC from the World Series of Fighting (now known as the PFL), none of them have gone to a decision and his last two have resulted in first round, one-punch knockout wins. Last weekend against Edson Barboza was probably the finest example yet.

After exchanging a series of eye-watering leg kicks with the Brazilian, Gaethje landed an overhand which felled Barboza and resulted in the 20th (and perhaps biggest) win of his career to date.

Even Conor McGregor was impressed, tweeting his thoughts at the victorious fighter:

‘The Notorious’ wasn’t the only one who noted how impressed they were at his performance. Writing on Instagram, UFC commentator Joe Rogan proclaimed Gaethje as the “the most violent man in combat sports.”

“To be considered the most violent man in the most violent sport in the world is a fucking crazy position, but in my mind Justin Gaethje is that man,” he wrote.

“Congrats on an incredible KO victory last night over one of the most dangerous strikers in the sport!”

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