If Dana White goes, so does Joe Rogan.
The longtime UFC commentator revealed on
“The Joe Rogan Experience” that his time with the Las
Vegas-based promotion will come to an end when White steps
“If Dana leaves, I’m gone,” Rogan said (via
MMAjunkie.com). “It’s in my contract.”
Rogan has been with the organization since 1997, when he debuted as
a backstage interviewer at UFC 12. The 55-year-old stand-up
comedian has reduced his duties over the years, as he now generally
only works broadcasts for pay-per-view events in the United States.
He inked a lucrative deal with Spotify in 2020 for his podcast
valued at more than $100 million, and is one of the most
recognizable figures associated with the UFC.
White remains a figurehead of the UFC and has cashed in since the
company was sold to Endeavor. He hasn’t publicly mentioned a plan
for stepping down, so it’s likely that Rogan will be around for the
‘It’s in My Contract’ to Quit Working for UFC if Dana White Leaves