Tyron Woodley Slams Joe Rogan's "Horrendous Commentary" During UFC 171

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Joe Rogan often wins the unofficial "MMA announcer of the year" award each year. One guy who won't be voting for him in 2014 is Tyron Woodley.

Speaking to MMA Mental (h/t MMA Fighting), Woodley slammed Rogan for his "horrendous commentary" at UFC 171.

"It's almost like they're punishing you for training hard," Woodley said. "They're punishing you for being physically fit. I think Joe Rogan is horrendous for his commentary that he did for that fight."

MMA Fighting did a great job pointing out the discussions between Rogan and Mike Goldberg during the UFC 171 clash between Woodley and Carlos Condit (highlights here).

... just two minutes into Round 1 by comparing Woodley to a muscle car, saying, 'It's fun to hit that gas, but you're not going to make it to Vegas.' Rogan reinforced that notion a minute later, saying, 'Woodley's slowing down already.' Rogan's counterpart, Mike Goldberg, opened Round 2 saying, 'Let's keep an eye on the cardio of Tyron Woodley and the technique of Carlos Condit. You can see his stomach moving. He's taking some deep breaths. It's certainly not the Tyron Woodley that came out in the first round, fresh.'

It's not the first time Rogan has gotten on Woodley's case about his physique. Watch any of Woodley's fights with Rogan on the mic and I can guarantee with nearly 100-percent certainty that Rogan will make a comment about Woodley's physique.

Maybe it's some sort of man-crush on Rogan's part? Woodley is among the most intimidating fighters from a physical aspect, often times looking like a light heavyweight against some of the smaller welterweights.

Woodley would then go on to describe how Rogan's play-by-play took everything Woodley did and turned it into a positive for Condit.

"Everything was, 'Oh, Tyron threw a hard bomb but Carlos took it. He's got such a great chin. Oh, Tyron has a takedown. Look at Carlos. He's doing the mission impossible guard [mission control].' Everything that I did he was leaning it towards the credit of Carlos Condit," Woodley said.

Rogan's commentary is always under the microscope of MMA fans, and it leads to Rogan having a pretty clear bias in certain fights. Quinton "Rampage" Jackson seemed to think Rogan was for anyone who's good at jiu-jitsu. Eddie Yagin wasn't a fan of Rogan's commentary at UFC 145 during his contest with Mark Hominick.

It's a safe bet that Woodley wasn't a fan of Rogan pushing Rory MacDonald in the post-fight interview after Johny Hendricks was named the new UFC welterweight champ, either.

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