McGregor hit back at Rogan in a tweet that appears to have been deleted
Conor McGregor has hit back at Joe Rogan’s suggestion that his urine would “burn a hole” through a drug testing cup.
Rogan made the claim on an episode of his podcast in which he spoke to popular bodybuilder and performance enhancing drug (PED) expert Derek, who runs the YouTube channel MorePlatesMoreDates. This was after Derek had exposed Brian Johnson a.k.a. The Liver King for his steroid use.
Both Rogan and Derek agreed on the podcast that UFC fighter McGregor clearly “doesn’t pass the eye test” now that he has left the USADA testing pool.
McGregor has previously suggested that athletes recovering from injuries should be allowed to use performance-enhancing drugs.
“It seemed exactly like [McGregor was justifying PED use],” Rogan said about McGregor’s recent tweets, which he has since deleted.
“Not only that. He’s taking his shirt off and posing constantly and he looks like his piss would melt that USADA cup,” he said.
Now, McGregor has brutally hit back at Rogan.
In now-deleted tweet, the Notorious wrote: Joe looks like his piss melts his knickers, in the company that long and never took a fight hahaha @ufc oh tae kwon do competition , call the cops hahahahaah.”
The Irishman wasn’t the only one accused of taking PEDs by Rogan on the podcast episode.
“The Rock should come clean right now,” Rogan said. “He should make a video in response to the Liver King video like, ‘I need to talk to you’ because The Rock’s been lying.”
Rogan continued: “There’s not a f*cking chance in hell he’s clean, not a chance in hell as big as The Rock is at 50.
“The point is you can’t even get there with HRT (hormone replacement therapy). That’s not HRT. He is so massive and he’s so different than he was when he was 30.”
Rogan doesn’t think there’s anything wrong with The Rock using HRT, but he thinks the wrestler-turned-actor should be honest with fans, if he’s going to post workout advice.
“There’s a responsibility that you have to the people that are listening to you. If you don’t want to talk about it that’s one thing but if you do talk about it, there’s a responsibility that you have to the people who are listening to you.”
Rogan went on: “I think you have to be honest… I don’t think there’s anything wrong with HRT. I think it’s smart but you got to be honest.”
“I don’t think there’s anything wrong with doing steroids to achieve that sort of physique for a movie either. I do think there’s something wrong with lying about it.”
Reports have suggested The Rock used steroids during his wrestling career, which spanned eight years from 1996.
And he had admitted trying them as a teenager: In an interview with Josh Horowitz of MTV in 2009 to promote Race to Witch Mountain, The Rock said: “Me and my buddies tried it back in the day when I was 18 or 19. Didn’t know what we were doing.”
But in an interview with Fortune in 2014, Johnson was clear that aside from that period of experimentation, he has led a steroid-free life.
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