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Joe Rogan Explains Those Infamous ‘UFC Debut Jitters’ [VIDEO]

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“Some fighters rise to the occasion, and some fighters are dwarfed by the moment.”

That’s how longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan puts it in this recent video from FUEL TV, which examines the overwhelming nature of competing in the UFC for the first time, and how those “Octagon jitters” may have negatively affected such hyped-up talents as Daniel Cormier, Hector Lombard, Cung Le, Carlos Condit, and Anthony Pettis. Even if the fight goes well for you, the emotions can be almost too much too bear (see especially: Cat Zingano). It’s an interesting look at the mental challenges that new UFC fighters face, which tend to multiply the more-obvious physical ones. So check it out.

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The_Dead_Cow- May 10, 2013 at 11:11 pm
Makes sense, a guy who has never competed in the octagon is gonna tell us about how you get "gitters". Now let me elaborate on MLB "gitters" for which I have no actual experience with. But I watch a lot of that shit
Fried Taco- May 10, 2013 at 2:30 pm
Here is a video on how to handle the jitters: