The ongoing beef between Joe Rogan and Stephen A. Smith doesn’t seem to be dying down anytime soon. After Smith — who is known for his inflammatory hot takes and boisterous way of delivering them — stated that Donald Cerrone folded against Conor McGregor at UFC 246, the mixed martial arts (MMA) community came out to blast the ESPN analyst.
Still, Stephen A. never wilted and remained committed to his perspective, refusing to take it back or even apologize to “Notorious.” That only prompted Rogan to once again come at Smith.
Now, even more gasoline has been added to the fire as Nate Diaz has jumped into the fray. The Stockton slugger took to social media to say that if anyone deserves an apology, it’s Smith. Furthermore, he doesn't like the nut-hugging going on between Rogan and McGregor.
Rogan and Conor should give Stephen Smith a apology he said what it was— Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) January 30, 2020
The fight was over before it started
Get offfeachothers nuts
Chael Sonnen thinks Smith deserves an apology, too.
Nate has spent time inside the Octagon with both “Cowboy” and McGregor, so he knows a thing or three about just what each man is capable of bringing to the cage, so it’s no surprise to hear him say that he also wasn’t impressed with Cerrone’s performance.
At the end of the day, opinions are like you know what (everyone has one) and when someone is getting paid millions by “The Worldwide Leader in Sports” to make statements that get a rise out of people, stuff like this is to be expected.
And we can expect it for years to come.