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Editor James Bennett's column: Fear isn't a factor for broadcaster, comedian Joe Rogan


Commentator Joe Rogan looks on during the UFC Fight Night in New Jersey. (Alex Trautwig/Getty Images/TNS)

Millions used to watch Joe Rogan on “Fear Factor,” the NBC reality TV show where contestants pulled off stunts ranging from eating cockroaches to letting rats crawl all over them.

Rogan was the host in the middle of sometimes scary, sometimes hilarious situations, offering cash for those who overcame their fears.


Announcer Joe Rogan reacts during a 2020 UFC event in Jacksonville, Fla. 


Welterweight fighter Conor McGregor, left, interviews with Joe Rogan during a ceremonial 2020 weigh-in for UFC 246 at Park Theater at Park MGM in Las Vegas. 

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