Jon Anik News

Jan 23, 2017 8:51 am

Jon Anik: Floyd Mayweather needs McGregor and the UFC more than they need him

The biggest ongoing storyline in combat sports today surrounds a potential mega fight between retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather and MMA superstar Conor McGregor. Until recently, this history-making showdown has resided firmly in the realm of the hypothetical. When UFC President Dana White made what he called “a real offer” of $25 million to Mayweather, however,...

Sep 20, 2016 9:43 am

Jon Anik to Be Joined by Two New Fighters at the Commentary Booth

When Jon Anik hunkers down at the broadcast booth to call a UFC event, he’s typically joined by one of two fighters. One is former UFC lightweight and featherweight title challenger Kenny Florian. The other is former UFC middleweight Brian Stann. Both are long retired. Today, however, news broke that Anik will be joined by two...

Mar 24, 2016 4:36 pm

Jon Anik discusses aftermath of getting ‘209’ tattoo

Prior to UFC 196, where Nate Diaz ended the undefeated streak of Conor McGregor, UFC commentator Jon Anik promised his podcast listeners that he would get a ‘209’ tattoo in honor of Nate Diaz if he defeated McGregor. After Diaz’s win, Anik made good on his promise to get ‘209’ tattooed on his body permanently....

Mar 11, 2016 10:51 am

GIF | Jon Anik getting his ‘209’ tattoo

The @NateDiaz209 bet has been paid off! Our #tattoo pro team member @Justinsogtattoo tagging 209 on @Jon_Anik's arm. pic.twitter.com/9LWxjuhgYU — Hard Rock Energy (@HardRockEnergy) March 10, 2016 UFC commentator Jon Anik is a man of his word and he will have proof of that for the rest of his life. Before Nate Diaz upset Conor...