Conor McGregor came in for a world of criticism following UFC 229 and the submission which ended the fight, but UFC commentator and podcaster Joe Rogan has come to the defence of the Dubliner.

Khabib Nurmagomedov submitted McGregor with what looked like a neck crank or face choke, but as the arm was not under the chin when McGregor tapped, some people are saying that he had submitted too soon.

Take a look at the podcast clip here:

-Noah Harte