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UFC 249 Broadcast Adjusting For Safety During Pandemic

The UFC is back this weekend and like it or not, UFC 249 seems to be going full steam ahead for another pay-per-view. Given the safety protocols necessary to put on an event while still being in a pandemic means, things will be different this time. The UFC will...

Jon Anik Believes UFC 249 Will Indeed Be Held On May 9

UFC play-by-play ace Jon Anik feels the UFC will be able to pull off its planned May 9 event. On April 18, the UFC was scheduled to hold an event inside the Tachi Palace Casino Resort in California. It was set to be UFC 249 featuring an interim lightweight title...

Jon Anik Weighs In On Jon Jones’ DWI Incident

UFC play-by-play ace Jon Anik has given his take on Jon Jones' latest run-in with the law. Jones was arrested on March 26 after police in Albuquerque responded to a criminal complaint of gunshots. Jones was in handcuffs after poor results on a sobriety test and a breathalyzer revealed he...

UFC 237 Commentators & Analysts Revealed

The UFC 237 broadcast plans have been revealed. UFC 237 will take place inside the Jeunesse Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The card is set to go down this Saturday night (May 11). The weigh-ins will be held tomorrow and you can check back on the MMA News homepage...

UFC Commentator Finds Referee Marc Goddard’s ‘Arrogance’ Off-putting

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) play-by-play ace Jon Anik doesn't like how referee Marc Goddard deals with fighters, commentators and others. Kamaru Usman put on a brilliant display at UFC 235 against Tyron Woodley. Usman dominated Woodley with his grappling and even in the stand-up to capture the UFC welterweight gold...

UFC On ESPN 1 Commentators & Analysts Revealed

The UFC on ESPN 1 broadcast plans have been revealed. UFC on ESPN 1 will take place inside the Talking Stick Resort Arena in Phoenix, Arizona. The card is set to go down tomorrow night (Feb. 17). The weigh-ins were held earlier today and you can peep those results here. UFC On...

UFC 234 Commentators & Analysts Revealed

The UFC 234 broadcast plans have been revealed. UFC 234 will take place inside the Rod Laver Arena in Melbourne, Australia. The event is scheduled for this Saturday night (Feb. 9). This will be the UFC's first trip to Melbourne since Nov. 2016. UFC 234 Broadcast Plans UFC 234 will feature a two-man...

Jon Anik Excited For UFC’s Transition To ESPN

Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) play-by-play commentator Jon Anik awaits the promotion's big move to ESPN. The UFC 232 post-fight show marked the end of the UFC's deal with FOX. The UFC played a key role in FOX Sports' launch. While the relationship had its highs and lows, it is deemed...

UFC 232 Commentary Team & FS1 Panel Set

The commentary and FOX Sports 1 teams for UFC 232 have been revealed. This Saturday night (Dec. 29), UFC 232 will take place inside the The Forum in Inglewood, California. In the main event, Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson will do battle a second time for the vacant UFC light...

UFC On FOX 31 Commentators & Desk Analysts Revealed

The UFC on FOX 31 broadcast plans have been revealed. UFC on FOX 31 will take place inside the Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The event is scheduled for this Saturday night (Dec. 15). This is set to be the final UFC event on the major FOX network. The UFC will transition...

UFC 231 Commentary Team & FS1 Panel Set

The commentary and FOX Sports 1 teams for UFC 231 have been revealed. This Saturday night (Dec. 8), UFC 231 will take place inside the Scotiabank Arena in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. In the main event, Max Holloway will defend his UFC featherweight title against Brian Ortega. That isn't the only...

Jon Anik Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With UFC

Jon Anik signs a new deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Since Mike Goldberg was ousted from the UFC at the end of 2016, Anik has been the main play-by-play commentator for the promotion. The UFC feels they've made the right choice and have locked up Anik for another...

Jon Anik Sounds Off On Michael Bisping For Colby Covington UFC 225 Interview

Colby Covington is the new UFC interim welterweight champion of the world. Chaos defeated former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos in the co-main event of UFC 225 on pay-per-view (PPV) in Chicago, Illinois this past weekend (Sat. June 9, 2018). As a result he will likely be challenging Tyron...

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...

Jon Anik: I Treat Every UFC Show Like it Could be my Last

The Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) play-by-play ace Jon Anik admits job security isn't why he joined the promotion. Anik is well aware that he can be let go without reason. The UFC went in a different direction when they hired Anik. The promotion released Mike Goldberg, who had been the...