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The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan 

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Updated May 11, 2020 1.6k votes 457 voters 23.6k views 29 items

List Rules Vote up the best athlete guests of all time from the Joe Rogan Experience podcast

Joe Rogan is a mixed martial arts color commentator, so it's no surprise that he's had a number of athletes as guests on The Joe Rogan Experience podcast. Since nearly every episode is about three hours long, there are few other platforms that allow you to get such a personal look at some of your favorite athletes.

On this list, you'll find the best Joe Rogan podcast guest athletes, including ultrarunners, mixed martial artists and UFC fighters. Each of these athletes brought something different to their episodes of the JRE podcast, including mainstays such as Bas Rutten, Cameron Hanes, and Justin Wren, to bigger names who showed up for one-off appearances like Lance Armstrong and Ronda Rousey.

Who is the best athlete that Joe Rogan has had on his podcast? Vote up the athletes who have been the best guests on the Joe Rogan Experience.

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David Goggins is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
David Goggins Ultramarathoner

Multiple Episodes (1080, 1212)

David Goggins (born February 17, 1975) is an American ultramarathon runner, ultra-distance cyclist, triathlete, motivational speaker and author. He is a retired United States Navy SEAL and ...more
2
Mike Tyson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
faster added Actor, Athlete, Film Producer
Michael Gerard Tyson (born June 30, 1966) is an American former professional boxer who competed from 1985 to 2005. He reigned as the undisputed world heavyweight champion and holds the record as ...more
3
Georges St-Pierre is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Mixed martial artist, UFC fighter

Episode 351, JRE MMA Show 28

Georges St-Pierre (French pronunciation: ​[ʒɔʁʒ sɛ̃ pjɛʁ]; born May 19, 1981) is a retired Canadian professional mixed martial artist. He is widely regarded as one of the greatest fighters in ...more
4
Courtney Dauwalter is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Courtney Dauwalter Ultrarunner

Episode 1027

5
Cameron Hanes is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Cameron Hanes Athlete, Bowhunter

Multiple Episodes (450, 567, 1013, 1074, 1112)

6
Arian Foster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
American football player

Team: Houston Texans

Position: Running back

Episode 928

Arian Isa Foster (born August 24, 1986) is a former American football running back. He played college football at the University of Tennessee, and was signed by the Houston Texans of the ...more
7
Lance Armstrong is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Athlete, Professional Road Racing Cyclist

Episode 737

Lance Edward Armstrong (born Lance Edward Gunderson; September 18, 1971) is an American former professional road racing cyclist, infamous for the biggest doping scandal in cycling history. At ...more
8
Kelly Slater is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Actor, Musician, Film Producer

Episode 1185

Robert Kelly Slater (born February 11, 1972) is an American professional surfer, author, actor, model, environmental activist, businessman, and innovator, best known for his unprecedented 11 ...more
9
Donald Cerrone is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Mixed martial artist, Kickboxer, UFC fighter

Multiple Episodes (699, 840)

Donald Anthony Cerrone (; born March 29, 1983), known professionally by his ring name "Cowboy", is an American mixed martial artist and former professional kickboxer. He is currently ...more
10
Eddie Bravo is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Actor, Stunt performer, Stunt Performer

Multiple Episodes (6, 991, 1098)

Edgar "Eddie" Bravo (born Edgar A. Cano; May 15, 1970) is an American martial arts instructor and comedian. After being awarded a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu in 2003, Bravo began ...more
11
Jon Jones is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Mixed Martial Artist

Episode 880

Jonathan Dwight Jones (born July 19, 1987) is an American professional mixed martial artist who is signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Widely regarded as one of the greatest ...more
12
Demetrious Johnson is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Wrestler, Mixed martial artist

Position: Safety

Episode 730

Demetrious Johnson (born July 21, 1961) is a former professional American football player. Johnson is a native St. Louisan who grew up in the Darst-Webbe Housing Project. He was the youngest of ...more
13
Bas Rutten is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Martial artist, Actor, Chef

Multiple Episodes (22, 335, 761, 898)

Sebastian "Bas" Rutten (Dutch pronunciation: [ˈbɑs ˈrɵtə(n)]; born 24 February 1965) is a Dutch actor and retired mixed martial artist, kickboxer, and professional wrestler. He was a ...more
14
C.T. Fletcher is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Powerlifter, Actor, Media Personality

Episode 1044

C.T. Fletcher is an American powerlifting vlogger, media personality, actor, personal trainer, and former powerlifter and bodybuilder. He is a three-time World Bench Press Champion and ...more
15
Alex Honnold is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Daniel Pecka added Alex Honnold Climber, First person to free solo El Capitan and the Half Dome
16
Ben Greenfield is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Ben Greenfield Coach, Ironman Triathlete, Author

Multiple Episodes (1120, 1069)

17
Justin Wren is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Justin Wren Mixed martial artist, Humanitarian worker

Multiple Episodes (4, 603, 687, 826, 937)

Justin Christopher Wren (born April 27, 1987) is an American humanitarian worker and a professional mixed martial artist, currently competing in the heavyweight division of Bellator MMA. A ...more
18
Danica Patrick is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Athlete, Race car driver, Racing driver

Episode 1065

Danica Sue Patrick (; born March 25, 1982) is a retired American professional racing driver. She is the most successful woman in the history of American open-wheel racing—her victory in the 2008 ...more
19
Brendan Schaub is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Mixed martial artist, American football player

Episode 1012

Brendan Peter Schaub (born March 18, 1983) is an American stand-up comedian, podcast host and former professional mixed martial artist. After signing with Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in ...more
20
Chael Sonnen is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Martial artist, Promoter, Actor

Episode 822

Chael Patrick Sonnen (; born April 3, 1977) is an American retired mixed martial artist and current MMA analyst for ESPN. Beginning his MMA career in 1997, Sonnen competed for the UFC, where he ...more
21
T.J. Dillashaw is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Mixed martial artist

Episode 845

Tyler Jeffrey "T.J." Dillashaw is an American mixed martial artist and the current UFC Bantamweight Champion. Dillashaw was also a competitor on The Ultimate Fighter: Team Bisping vs. ...more
22
Josh Barnett is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Wrestler, Mixed martial artist

Multiple Episodes (34, 397, 631, 981)

Joshua Lawrence "Josh" Barnett (born November 10, 1977) is an American mixed martial artist, professional wrestler and color commentator currently signed to Bellator MMA, competing in ...more
23
John Danaher is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
John Danaher Jiu Jitsu

JRE MMA Show 11

24
Ronda Rousey is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Actor, Mixed Martial Artist

Episode 690

Ronda Jean Rousey (; born February 1, 1987) is an American professional wrestler, actress, author, and former mixed martial artist and judoka. She is currently signed to WWE, and performs on the ...more
25
Miesha Tate is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Athletes On Joe Rogan
Mixed Martial Artist

Episode 794

Miesha Theresa Tate ( MEE-shə; born August 18, 1986) is an American mixed martial arts pundit and former mixed martial artist who competed in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and is a ...more