Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier and Jon Anik commentating on UFC #248 and reacting to Beneil Dariush knocking out Drakkar Klose. 

The article explains the origins and usage of the meme.

Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier and Jon Anik UFC #248 Reaction

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Updated Sep 29, 2020 at 05:39AM EDT by shevyrolet.

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Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier and Jon Anik UFC #248 Reaction is a reaction image macro":/memes/image-macros/ series featuring Ultimate Fighting Championship commentators Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier and Jon Anik reacting to Beneil Dariush knocking out Drakkar Klose during a UFC 248 match.

Origin

On March 7th, 2020, at Ultimate Fighting Championship #248, Beneil Dariush knocked out Drakkar Klose during a one-on-one mixed martial arts (MMA) match. Following the match, ESPN's MMA-focused Twitter account shared a clip of the commentators' reaction, which showed announcer Daniel Cormier falling over colleague Joe Rogan, who grabbed Cormier and fellow announcer Jon Anik. The post received more than 800,000 views, 10,000 likes and 1,800 retweets in less than one week (shown below).

That evening, YouTuber Thomas MMAvideos posted a full clip of the reaction to the knockout (shown below, left). Additionally, that night, Twitter[5] user @iamjohnpollock tweeted the screenshot that would be used in a series of memes based on the reaction. They captioned the image, "Beneil Dariush def. Drakkar Klose by KO at 1:00 of Round 2." The post received more than 350 likes in less than one week (shown below, right).


John P------ @iamjohnpollock Beneil Dariush def. Drakkar Klose by KO at 1:00 of Round 11:43 PM - Mar 7, 2020 · TweetDeck

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That night, the website Barstool Sports posted the image on Facebook [4] with the caption "When they do the onion volcano at the Hibachi place #UFC248." The post received more than 29,000 reactions, 20,000 shares and 4,000 comments in less than one week (shown below, right).


Barstool Sports March 7. 0 FOFC240 When they do the onion volcano at the Hibachi place #UFC248 29K 4K Comments 20K Shares O Like O Comment A Share Most Relevant - MONSTON

Hours later, Anik posted a screenshot of the reactions on Instagram. [1] The post received more than 17,000 likes in less than one week (shown below). Hours later, Rogan shared the post on Instagram,[2] which was liked by more than 430,000 Instagram users.


jon_anik o. Follow T-Mobile Arena ... FUFC240 jon_anik o "Professional fans." - @joerogan. Thankful to share the booth with these two special individuals. Courtesy of @zhangweilimma and @joannajedrzejczyk, this was a night and a fight they'll be talking about for years to come. Kinda hard to argue against that 25-minute classic as the greatest women's title bout in @ufc history, just as JJ prophetically predicted. 1ONSTOA On to Columbus... A 17,159 likes 2 DAYS AGO Add a comment. Post

That day, the reaction began to spread over Twitter. For example, GIPHY sports made a GIF of the moment (shown below).

Over the next few days, the image spread around Instagram as popular accounts began captioning the screenshot. For example, Instagram[3] account @shitheadsteve posted a version in which the image reacts to the caption "My dogs after I walk in the house at the same time of day I always do." The post received more than 132,000 likes in less than two days (shown below, left). Throughout the week, others followed, captioning the image with expressions of excitement and surprise (examples below, center and right).


My dogs afterI walk in the house at the same time of day I always do @shitheadsteve seeing boobs for the first time seeing boobs for the 3,745 time 1700s mfs when sea shanties starts playing @trashcanpaul 1ONSTOA

Various Examples


My shampoo bottles after I come up with the perfect comeback in my imaginary argument @shitheadsteve MONSTER FOFC248 First time snorting coke First time using weed First time using shrooms The boys when I ask a hot girl for her number and she actually says yes MemeCente This DMT ain't s--- 20 seconds later: UFCH UFE C24 MONSTER VOLUME When they do the onion volcano at the Hibachi place imgflip.com FUFC248 FOFC24 UFC MONSTOA

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[1] Instagram – @jon_anik's Post

[2] Instagram – @joerogan's Post

[3] Instagram – @shitheadsteve's Post (unavailable)

[4] Facebook – Barstool Sports' Post

[5] Twitter – @iamjohnpollock's Tweet

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