June 8, 2023

Dana White and Joe Rogan have a lot in widespread, many social media customers thought they have been the identical individual.

The widespread threads between each males’s lives seem to have bamboozled some right into a comical misunderstanding. Each are closely concerned with the Final Preventing Championship (UFC), each are bald, and each are of their fifties.

Whereas some joked that they’ve by no means been seen in the identical room, there may be truly loads of photographic proof to categorically show that Rogan and White will not be the identical individual.

Dana White (L) and Joe Rogan, pictured collectively on Fox Sports activities, have labored collectively on UFC for over 20 years. Social media customers have began admitting they thought the 2 have been the identical individual.
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“I used to assume Joe Rogan and Dana White have been the identical individual,” @hamophobic wrote on Twitter in Could. However as many different tweets throughout the month proved, they weren’t alone of their pondering.

“I assumed Joe Rogan an Dana White from UFC was the identical individual,” @tooflyboi wrote with a thoughts blown emoji. Twitter customers @nkateko_nkosi21, @manlikemoabbii, @_Lubandz_, @realsakbaby all independently of one another additionally tweeted the identical sentiments throughout the month of Could.

One other person, @ai_junior4, stated he is “baffled I’ve not processed it earlier than,” that the 2 weren’t the identical individual. “Bald celebrities are so complicated which of them Dana White and which of them Joe Rogan?” @omar_swelam_ requested.

The confusion crosses social media platforms, with a number of Reddit threads created through the years regarding the identical topic. “How the hell are you supposed to inform the distinction between Joe Rogan, Dana White and Alex Jones,” @Zalbu wrote, drawing in controversial conspiracy theorist Jones.

“Wait, you imply to inform me Joe Rogan and Dana White aren’t the identical individual?” Twitter person @Eric_S_Thomas wrote. “Cuz I swear I’ve by no means seen them in the identical place on the identical time.”

Regardless of this Twitter person’s declare, there may be loads of photographic and video proof of the 2 collectively on the identical time. Beneath they’re pictured play-fighting on the Video Sport Awards in 2006—again when Rogan had hair and it was simpler to differentiate the 2.

Joe Rogan and Dana White 2006
Joe Rogan and Dana White pictured play-fighting throughout Spike TV’s 2006 Video Sport Awards at The Galen Heart in Los Angeles, California, United States.
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Individuals could have the 2 confused as White is the president of the UFC, whereas Rogan is a commentator and interviewer for the UFC. Each males have bodily similarities too in that they’ve the same construct, lack of hair, they usually’re solely two years aside in age—Rogan is 55 years previous and White is 53.

Whereas they’re play-fighting in that photograph, plenty of social media customers have began circulating an image which exhibits Rogan and White as playable characters in a online game. “The struggle all of us want,” wrote @Domino_McCloud, whereas verified Twitter person Collin Thomas Everett stated it might be “an epic battle.”

Rogan’s involvement in UFC truly predates White, as Rogan acted as a back-stage interviewer in 1997, whereas White acquired UFC in 2001 and subsequently turned president.

Exterior of UFC, Rogan is known for internet hosting his wildly profitable however controversial podcast The Joe Rogan Expertise. Earlier than the podcast’s profitable Spotify deal, White was a visitor on Rogan’s present again in February 2013, in episode #327.