By Mike Bohn |
March 3, 2021 7:50 am
The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC 259, which takes place Saturday at the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help guide viewers through the experience.
Details of who will be working as commentators and analysts for each event have been acquired by MMA Junkie through a person with knowledge of the situation, and you can see the scheduled broadcast team below.
UFC 259 broadcast
The noted UFC Apex plays host to UFC 259
UFC 259’s main card airs on pay-per-view/streams via ESPN+ pay-per-view for residents in the U.S. beginning at 10 p.m. ET.
Televised prelims on ESPN start at 8 p.m. ET following early prelims, which are tentatively slated to begin at 6:15 p.m. ET and stream on ESPN+.
UFC 259 desk analysts
Veteran broadcaster Michael Eaves serves as desk host on the post-fight show. He’ll be joined by three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and lightweight contender Paul Felder.
UFC 259 roving reporter
Longtime UFC correspondent Megan Olivi will conduct pre- and post-fight interviews backstage with some of the athletes on the card as well as report additional real-time updates for the event.
UFC 259 octagon announcer
The most famous octagon announcer will do his thing once again as Bruce Buffer will introduce the fighters before battle.
UFC 259 cageside commentators
Jon Anik will serve as the leading man on the mic from cageside, as he will command play-play alongside color commentators Joe Rogan and former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier.
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