Respected Broadcaster Jon Anik Joins UFC

Las Vegas, Nevada (USA) – The Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that it has agreed to terms with broadcaster Jon Anik, who will serve as a commentator and on-air talent for the fastest-growing sports organization in the world. The 33-year-old Boston native, who has served as a top ESPN host for nearly six years, will handle play-by-play duties for upcoming UFC® events to air on FX and FUEL TV.

UFC 91 PPV numbers look good

Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer is reporting early returns on UFC 91 pay-per-view buys range from 800,000-850,000 purchases. While Couture vs. Lesnar did not quite hit the 1.2 million mark Dana White openly predicted, UFC 91 ranks only behind UFC 66 Liddell vs Ortiz 2 in terms of PPV buys.

The Dana White media machine provided the public with enough UFC Kool-aid to make people want to spend $44.95 on the bout.  Although the UFC 91 card had many exciting finishes, as a whole it did not have much star power outside the main event.

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Is Kenny Florian Crazy? MMA Live Episode Ten – ESPN Video

Here’s ESPN’s MMA LIVE Episode Ten.  They talk about the upcoming Affliction: Banned card and UFC Fight Night 14.  James Irvin is interviewed about the biggest fight of his career against Anderson Silva.  Also discussed in this episode is the situation with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and much more that is going on in the world … Read more