UFC Nashville Broadcast Plans: Dominik Cruz on Commentary

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Dominik Cruz will return to the commentary booth at UFC Nashville Fight Night event this weekend.

MMA Junkie revealed the commentary team and other members of broadcast team for UFC Nashville. The event will see former UFC and WEC Bantamweight Champion Dominik Cruz return to commentary.

This is not the first time Cruz will be on the commentary team. He has previously filled in as the color commentator at UFC on FOX 17, UFC Fight Night 95, and UFC Vegas 32 events to name a few. He was even praised by UFC Lead Commentar Jon Anik for his work at Vegas 32 despite his competitor TJ Dillashaw being one of the fighters at the event.

Jon Anik will lead the commentary team, while former UFC Middleweight Champion Michael Bisping will be the other color commentator with Cruz. Bisping was also on UFC London commentary team two weeks back.

Charly Arnolt will also return to her role of roving reporter after UFC London. Megan Olivi is usually in this role like she was in UFC 291 broadcast team. Bruce Buffer will return as the Octagon Announced. Din Thomas and Anthony Smith will continue their work on Analyst Desk with veteran broadcaster Dan Hellie working as desk anchor and host.

The complete team is as follows:

  • Octagon Announcer – Bruce Buffer
  • Roving Reporter – Charly Arnolt
  • Desk Analyst – Dan Hellie, Din Thomas, Anthony Smith
  • Commentators – Jon Anik(Lead), Dominik Cruz, Michael Bisping

UFC Nashville is set to tentatively start at 6 PM ET on ESPN+ with the prelims card. The main card will start at 9 PM ET. A 140 lbs catchweight bout between Rob Font and Cory Sandhagen is set to headline the event.

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