FOX Sports UFC commentator Jon Anik was quoted as saying he would get a 209 tattoo if Nate Diaz was able to defeat Conor McGregor on short notice. The 209 reference is Diaz’s area code in Stockton where he and his brother Nick are from. Well, Diaz ended up submitting McGregor in the second round of … Read more
It took Big Ben Rothwell just under two minutes to slap on a fight-ending choke on the Blackzilian-trained Matt Mitrione Saturday night in New Orleans. The two heavyweights went guns blazing early and the result was that a 34-9 33-year-old veteran schooled a 36-year-old 9-3 former pro football player turned fighter. Then this happened. Jon … Read more
Putting a microphone in front of a Diaz brother is almost instant entertainment. Following Nate Diaz’s first round dismantling of Gray Maynard this past Saturday at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, Jon Anik stepped in to fulfill his duties and get the lightweight’s thought on the win. Diaz didn’t really answer any of the questions but he did talk about his team, his spot in the lightweight division and his needing to leave.
On this week’s UFC TONIGHT SPECIAL EDITION: TITO ORTIZ FIGHTER’S CUT, the UFC Hall of Famerrelivestwo of his biggest fights. First, The People’s Champ talks through his fight at UFC 51 where he faced Vitor Belfort. “This was one of the most memorable fights for me. Everything was on the line. I knew I had to push the pressure as much as possible and wait for him to make a small mistake.”
This week ProMMAnow.com sent Dan “The Wolfman” on a Fuel TV reconnaissance mission to the set of UFC Ultimate Insider where he had the prestigious pleasure of interviewing host Jon Anik.