“Have you made new friends recently?” $120 million man Joe Rogan gets worrying question from colleague Daniel Cormier

UFC veteran Daniel Cormier asks multi-million dollar podcaster Joe Rogan if he has made new friends ever since he found success and fame.

“Have you made new friends recently?” $120 million man Joe Rogan gets worrying question from colleague Daniel Cormier

Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier ( Image via Imago )

UFC color commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan recently hosted former double champion Daniel Cormier on his podcast. Amid discussions, Daniel Cormier inquired into Rogan’s personal life and well-being with a pressing question.


Joe Rogan has worked with the UFC for at least two decades. He started in 1997 when he began working as a backstage interviewer at UFC 12. Speaking to Rogan about the difficulty of forming friendships after success, Cormier said:

Life has to be pretty difficult at times. Because have you made new friends recently? Can you make new friends? Can you actually make new friends and not see that these people are like being like having ulterior motives?
Daniel Cormier via JRE

Joe Rogan is a prominent figure in martial arts. His unique ability to provide engaging commentary has made him synonymous with the UFC experience. Rogan is worth over $200 million as of 2023. This makes him one of the richest podcasters and entertainers.

His podcast, “The Joe Rogan Experience,” played a significant role in his financial success, with a lucrative deal with Spotify worth over $200 million. Overall, his multifaceted career as a comedian, actor, martial arts expert, UFC commentator, and podcast host has solidified his financial standing.


Similarly, Daniel Cormier’s net worth is estimated to be around $8 million as of 2023. This makes him a financially successful mixed martial artist. Cormier is a former UFC two-weight champion, retired from professional fighting after his loss to Stipe Miocic at UFC 252. Post-retirement, he transitioned into a commentary role for the UFC, showcasing his insightful analysis and knowledge of the sport.

Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier talk about Alex Pereira

Daniel Cormier and Joe Rogan recently discussed the challenges of facing Alex Pereira in a fight and discussed his unique attributes. Cormier noted Pereira’s exceptional reach, describing him as “so long.” Meanwhile, Rogan added that he found Pereira’s fighting style also to be particularly ‘odd.’

Alex Pereira
Alex Pereira became the light heavyweight champion ( Image source: X )

Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier praised Alex Pereira, highlighting the former double champ’s stoned-faced aura and striking abilities. Daniel Cormier said,

My cousin has the best analogy for Pereira. He is Thanos. Literally just collecting f**king stones, infinity stones.
Daniel Cormier on Alex Pereira

Alex Pereira has gained attention for his unique fighting style, particularly his striking prowess. Pereira’s success in the UFC, including winning a second belt with a TKO of Jiri Prochazka, has contributed to his growing reputation.


Fans anticipate Alex Pereira’s first appearance on Joe Rogan’s esteemed podcast will soon air. This is right after he became the UFC light heavyweight champion by defeating Jiri Prochazka at UFC 295. Pereira secured the title with a second-round TKO victory, making him the first UFC fighter to hold championships in the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions.

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