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Mike Goldberg Details ‘Awkward’ Encounter With Dana White

Mike Goldberg admits his encounter with UFC President Dana White was awkward.

John McCarthy Shares Why He Thinks Mike Goldberg Is Off Bellator Team

“Big” John McCarthy has provided a theory on why Mike Goldberg has been removed from the Bellator commentating team. Fans who tuned into last Friday’s Bellator 255 card were greeted with a new commentating crew, one absent of the man who has been considered a leading voice of the promotion...

Mike Goldberg: Certain Moments in UFC Broadcasts Lack Excitement

Bellator play-by-play commentator Mike Goldberg feels the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) broadcast isn't as exciting anymore. Goldberg used to be the voice of the UFC for almost two decades. He was released in early 2017. Jon Anik replaced Goldberg, who ended up signing with Bellator. Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo swap...

Mike Goldberg Admits Having Difficulties Before Signing With Bellator

Things weren't exactly smooth sailing for Mike Goldberg before signing with Bellator. The long-time voice of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) was axed somewhat abruptly as 2016 came to a close. His last call was at UFC 207, which saw the likely demise of former women's bantamweight ruler Ronda Rousey. Many felt...

Scott Coker: Mike Goldberg & Mauro Ranallo Offering Different Experience

Bellator President Scott Coker believes the additions of Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo add a significant boost to the booth. Sean Grande recently announced that he was out as Bellator's play-by-play commentator due to other commitments. Today (June 13), Bellator announced that Goldberg and Ranallo have signed with the promotion. During...

Mike Goldberg & Mauro Ranallo Sign With Bellator, Will Call MSG Show

"It is all over ... mamma mia!" Bellator made some major waves in the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) with a blockbuster signing at the booth. Sean Grande recently announced he has stepped away from the play-by-play (PBP) position due to other commitments. Grande did hint that he would...

Scott Coker on Mike Goldberg: ‘We’ve Been Talking, But I Feel We Have a Great Team’

Bellator President Scott Coker has been in talks with Mike Goldberg, but don't expect the play-by-play (PBP) commentator to make his way to the promotion anytime soon. Goldberg was last seen doing commentary for a professional mixed martial arts (MMA) event back in Dec. 2016 for UFC 207. After working...

Mike Goldberg Explains Story Behind Sitting In The Crowd At UFC Fight Night 103

After wrapping up his nearly 20-year career with the Ultimate Fighting Championship at the UFC 207: Rousey vs. Nunes pay-per-view this past December, longtime UFC announcer Mike Goldberg popped up in the crowd at the Talking Stick Resort Arena in his hometown of Phoenix, Arizona to watch his friend...

UFC 209: Dominick Cruz Joins Rogan and Anik as Three Man Commentating Team

Former bantamweight champion Cruz will form part of a three-man broadcast team with Joe Rogan and Jon Anik for the much anticipated UFC 209 card next month UFC's second pay-per-view of 2017 takes place on March 4 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cruz is the second fighter to form such a triumvirate, following...

Mike Goldberg Teases at Upcoming Announcement on Career

The UFC's former "Voice of the Octagon" Mike Goldberg took to social media to thank fans for their support and to hint at a return to the limelight in some capacity Goldberg recently spoke about his shock at being cut by the UFC, and how new owners WME-IMG had changed the...

Report: Mike Goldberg In Talks With Bellator

Coming up next ... Bellator? When the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) released Mike Goldberg, it caused a bit of a backlash from fans. While his release wasn't viewed as egregious, the lack of a sendoff was. UFC 207, his final official appearance in the promotion, ended just as any broadcast...

Mike Goldberg on Departure: New Owners ‘Took 15 Minutes to Destroy The UFC’

Mike Goldberg's last hurrah as one of the true voices of the the world's premier MMA promotion fell at UFC 207 on Dec. 30, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. There was no grand gesture or tribute afforded to highlight the 19+ years of service given by the popular commentator, which was underwhelming...

Mike Goldberg Speaks For First Time Since His UFC Exit

Note: The video below is NSFW. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0IWSIg6C4H0 For 19 years, Mike Goldberg was the voice of the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). With the amount of work he has put in during that time, many fans were bothered by the fact that he wasn't given a send off at the end of...

Dana White Confirms Mike Goldberg Done With UFC After Friday’s UFC 207 PPV

https://youtu.be/c-7ZAvWGcCM At Dana White's official UFC 207 media scrum held at the UFC 207 Media Day in Las Vegas, Nevada on Wednesday, the UFC President shed some light on the recent rumors regarding the UFC future of longtime commentator Mike Goldberg. Goldberg, who has worked alongside Joe Rogan for as long...

Video: Dana White Covers Much Ground In 30-Minute UFC 207 Media Scrum

https://youtu.be/c-7ZAvWGcCM We're just two days away from the Ultimate Fighting Championship's (UFC) final pay-per-view of 2016. UFC 207 will take place from the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Dec. 30. Headlining the card will be current women's bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes defending her title against the returning Ronda Rousey. The...