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Jimmy Smith Reveals Why He Didn’t Sign With ONE Championship

Mixed martial arts color commentator Jimmy Smith has explained why a move to ONE Championship couldn't come to fruition. Smith has been a free agent since the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) decided not to renew his contract. Smith has served as an analyst for SiriusXM Radio. Many are surprised that...

Invicta FC Nabs Color Commentator Jimmy Smith For ‘Phoenix Rising’ Series

Jimmy Smith is back on the horse as a color commentator for a mixed martial arts promotion. For many years, Smith had been known as the voice of Bellator. When his contract was up, he decided to sign with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on a one-year deal. Smith was...

Jimmy Smith Reveals Why UFC Didn’t Re-Sign Him

Jimmy Smith is done with his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) run and he's taken the time to explain why. Smith signed with the UFC back in Jan. 2018. While some thought Smith would be groomed to eventually take over Joe Rogan's color commentary position once he was ready to step...

UFC Decides Not To Re-Sign Jimmy Smith

Renowned mixed martial arts commentator Jimmy Smith is done with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). For years, Jimmy Smith was known as the voice of Bellator. While that distinction is usually reserved for the play-by-play announcer, Smith was able to separate himself as a color commentator much like Joe Rogan...

UFC Broadcaster Jimmy Smith Will Be Free Agent In 2019

It looks like Jimmy Smith's tenure with the UFC could be short-lived. Earlier this year, the former longtime Bellator MMA commentator signed with the UFC on a one-year deal. Smith signed on to be Bellator's commentator back in 2010. He also did work as a co-host for American Ninja...

Jon Anik & Jimmy Smith Set to Call Action at UFC 224

There will be a two-man commentary booth for UFC 224. This Saturday night (May 12), UFC 224 takes place inside Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The prelims will air on UFC Fight Pass and FX. The main card airs live on pay-per-view. It's not often that we get to see UFC color commentator...

Jimmy Smith Praises Cris Cyborg, Calls Her Best Female Fighter of All Time

Jimmy Smith thinks highly of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's featherweight title holder Cris Cyborg. Tonight (March 3), Cyborg will defend her gold against Yana Kunitskaya. The title bout is set to headline UFC 222. The action takes place inside the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC color commentator Jimmy...

Joe Rogan & Jimmy Smith Discuss Color Commentary

Joe Rogan and Jimmy Smith are highly regarded as mixed martial arts color commentators. Many draw comparisons between the two, but their styles are different. It's their unique delivery that has earned them success over the years. After being known as the voice of Bellator for years, Smith signed with...

Jimmy Smith Joins UFC Broadcast Team as Color Commentator

Jimmy Smith has signed with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). For years, Smith served as the color commentator for Bellator. While he wasn't the play-by-play announcer, Smith was considered to be the voice of the promotion. After parting ways with Bellator, many felt it was only a matter of time...

Jimmy Smith Explains What Forced Exit From Bellator MMA

Jimmy Smith, who served as the color commentator for years for Bellator MMA, appeared on a recent edition of the Joe Rogan Experience to discuss what led to the two separating. “It’s not a Bellator thing,” Smith said (thanks to MMA Fighting for transcribing). “They were great to work with....
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Bellator MMA, Jimmy Smith Part Ways Following Lengthy Run

Jimmy Smith, who has provided commentary for Bellator for several years along with helping put out countless video promos, is no longer with the MMA promotion. Bellator, which is owned by Viacom and airs on the newly-rebranded Paramount Network in 2018, made the announcement in a press release. “I am...

Jimmy Smith Explains the Confusion Around Conor McGregor’s Cage Entrance

Bellator commentator Jimmy Smith has explained why there was confusion surrounding Charlie Ward's "stoppage" of Paul Redmond at Bellator 187 last night  Ward had dropped Redmond towards the end of the first round and hailed follow up shots before referee Marc Goddard intervened. While Ward was celebrating, McGregor jumped the cage...

Mauro Ranallo & Jimmy Smith Get The Call For Bellator 181

Mauro Ranallo and Jimmy Smith are set to call Bellator 181 with a special guest. Tomorrow night (July 14), Bellator 181 takes place inside the WinStar World Casino in Thackerville, Oklahoma. Headlining the card will be a catchweight clash between Derek Campos and Brandon Girtz. Kendall Grove and John Slater will...

Bellator Announcer Responds To Claims That Shamrock vs. Kimbo Was A “Fixed Fight”

Jimmy Smith weighs in on the rumors that Shamrock-Kimbo was a "work."