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UFC 211: Plans For Broadcast Team

Reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will join Jon Anik and Joe Rogan on the call Saturday for UFC 212.

Early prelims stream live on UFC Fight Pass, while two hours of more prelim action airs on FX before the card shifts over to pay-per-view.

In the main event, Stipe Miocic defends his heavyweight title against Junior dos Santos.

Below is a press release from FOX Sports:

The title of “The Baddest Man on the Planet” is up for grabs Saturday, May 13, during UFC 211: MIOCIC VS. DOS SANTOS 2, headlined by the heavyweight title fight between world champion Stipe Miocic (16-2) and former champion Junior Dos Santos (18-4) in the highly anticipated rematch of the duo’s 2014 epic five-round battle. To cover the momentous event, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier (@DC_MMA) joins analyst Joe Rogan (@JoeRogan) and blow-by-blow announcer Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) to call the UFC 211 PRELIMS on FX, as well as the Pay-Per-View main card on Saturday live from Dallas. Erik Perez (@Goyito_Perez), Mario Delgado (@mariodelgadorzm), and Victor Davila have the call in Spanish on FOX Deportes.

In addition, welterweight champion Tyron Woodley (@TWooodley) and retired contender Brian Stann (@brianstann) work as desk analysts with host Karyn Bryant (@KarynBryant) for the UFC 211 WEIGH-IN, PREFIGHT and POSTFIGHT SHOWS from FOX Sports’ Los Angeles studios. Reporter Megan Olivi (@MeganOlivi) interviews fighters on-site.

Woodley believes this fight will be even more exciting than the last: “The first was a really good fight – a really exciting fight – so everyone is looking forward to this. These guys are both power punchers. They always put on a performance that makes you want to watch them compete.” Watch Woodley’s preview from the recent FS1 UFC FIGHT NIGHT POSTFIGHT SHOW here.

The two-hour UFC 211 PRELIMS on FX and FOX Deportes begin at 8:00 PM ET and feature four action-packed bouts. Former lightweight champion and current No. 3-ranked Eddie Alvarez (28-5) squares off with No. 9 Dustin Poirier (21-5), while Chas Skelly (17-2) faces Jason Knight (19-2) in a featherweight bout. No. 9-ranked middleweight Krzysztof Jotko (19-1) and David Branch (20-3) go head-to-head. Plus, Marco Polo Reyes (8-3) and James Vick (9-1) open the PRELIMS with an exciting lightweight bout.

Saturday’s coverage begins on FX (7:00 PM ET) with the UFC 211 PREFIGHT SHOW hosted by Bryant, with Woodley and Stann. The action wraps up immediately following the main event with the FS1 UFC 211 POSTFIGHT SHOW. The UFC 211 WEIGH-IN SHOW takes place on Friday, May 12 (7:00 PM ET) on FS2 with the same studio crew.

FOXSports.com features UFC 211 preview articles leading up to the fight. On the popular FOXSports.com podcast “Fight Society,” host Damon Martin previews the fight card and interviews heavyweight champ Miocic. The podcast is available on iTunes and Soundcloud. In addition, Andy Nesbitt will be onsite for UFC on FOX Digital, interviewing fighters and adding reports. Follow @UFConFOX on Facebook and Twitter to get a look at fight week and throughout the #UFC210 fights Saturday.

Fans can live stream the UFC shows on FOX Sports GO, available in English or Spanish through the FS1, FS2 or FOX Deportes feeds. The shows are available on desktop at FOXSportsGO.com and through the app store, or connected devices including Apple TV, Android TV, Fire TV, Xbox One and Roku. In addition, all programs are also available on FOX Sports on SiriusXM channel 83 on satellite radios and on the SiriusXM app.

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