Mike Goldberg News

Jul 31, 2017 7:44 am

VIDEO | Former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg has a classic reaction to Jon Jones’ UFC 214 win

@JonnyBones Only loss by DQ, he’s got my vote for GOAT, slight edge over @SpiderAnderson congratulations! pic.twitter.com/F1EWVbvg0Q — Mike Goldberg (@GoldieOnTV) July 30, 2017 On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Anaheim, California with the the ridiculously stacked UFC 214. This blockbuster card was headlined by a light heavyweight title showdown between reigning...

Jun 23, 2017 2:19 pm

Mike Goldberg talks about his ‘difficult’ time after getting let go by the UFC

The former veteran voice of the Octagon, Mike Goldberg will be heard by MMA fans once again as he is set to make his debut with Bellator MMA this weekend. Goldberg along with fellow veteran MMA broadcasting figure Mauro Ranallo were both announced as new acquisitions to the Bellator mixed martial arts promotion just over...

Jun 19, 2017 11:54 am

Bellator reveals broadcasting roles for Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo

Many fans were excited to hear that MMA broadcasting pioneers Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo were making their way back to calling live mixed martial arts fights for Bellator. On Monday, Bellator released a statement revealing the roles for Goldberg and Ranallo for their big Bellator 180 and Bellator NYC broadcasts set for Saturday, June...

Jun 14, 2017 1:06 pm

Mike Goldberg responds to warm reactions following Bellator announcement

Many fans were excited to hear that the familiar voices of Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo will be returning to mixed martial arts broadcasts as Bellator announced the signing of the two MMA broadcasting pioneers on Tuesday. “Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo are two of the best in our business and I couldn’t be happier...

Jun 14, 2017 6:19 am

Joe Rogan reacts to news of Mike Goldberg’s move to Bellator MMA

Late last year, long-time UFC play-by-play man Mike Goldberg was released by the promotion with little in the way of sendoff or fanfare. He simply called UFC 207, put down his commentator’s headset, and that was that. His long run with the promotion was over. After months of rumors, we learned yesterday that the beloved...

Jun 13, 2017 12:19 pm

Mike Goldberg finds new home as MMA commentator and is joined by another familiar face

Mike Goldberg is returning to work in the world of broadcasting for mixed martial arts. The former voice from the Octagon hinted a return back in February saying, “You’ll see me around soon.” On Tuesday, Bellator released a statement announcing that Goldberg and former voice of PRIDE and Strikeforce, Mauro Ranallo, have been signed to...

Feb 13, 2017 1:01 pm

Mike Goldberg drops hint on return: ‘You’ll see me around soon’

“It is all over!” You have heard the phrase time and time again from former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. However, the term doesn’t seem to be applying to Goldberg’s career as the longtime voice calling the fights along with Joe Rogan dropped a hint that we will be seeing him “soon.” Goldberg tweeted after the...

Feb 9, 2017 10:04 am

Report: Former UFC commentator MIke Goldberg in talks with Bellator

Mike Goldberg, one of the longtime voices calling the fights for the UFC may be back to commentating MMA fights again soon. According to MMA reporter Simon Head, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has been in talks with Goldberg to join the play-by-play commentating team for events that Sean Grande isn’t able to take on....

Feb 6, 2017 11:30 am

Trio of commentators set for UFC 208 PPV event now without Mike Goldberg

With Mike Goldberg no longer a part of the UFC commentating team, Joe Rogan will have some different company for the UFC 208 pay-per-view event taking place on February 11, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York. Goldberg commentated his last UFC event with Rogan at UFC 207 in December where Amanda Nunes beat...

Jan 24, 2017 5:53 am

Mike Goldberg on UFC release: there were tears, there was confusion

Shortly after the UFC was purchased by entertainment giant WME-IMG midway through 2016, a string of high-profile layoffs began. The most significant of these layoffs occurred at the end of the year, when we learned that long-time UFC commentator Mike Goldberg would be parting ways with the organization after UFC 207 on December 30. On...

Jan 16, 2017 9:42 am

PHOTO | Mike Goldberg spotted in the crowd at UFC Fight Night 103

Mike Goldberg was in attendance for UFC Fight Night 103 on Sunday night but it wasn’t cageside commentating for the fights. With having his last UFC commentating gig at UFC 207 in December, Goldberg is on to the next chapter in his life but surely isn’t just walking away from the sport of mixed martial...

Jan 7, 2017 6:59 am

Mike Goldberg releases statement following UFC departure

Prior to UFC 207, it was reported that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg would be calling his last UFC event at the highly anticipated event. Throughout the course of the broadcast, there was no mention of the event being Goldberg’s last. Throughout the course of the event however, members of the MMA community continued to...

Dec 31, 2016 11:57 am

MMA community pays tribute to Mike Goldberg after quiet UFC 207 sendoff

Friday evening in Las Vegas, longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg called his final event for the UFC. Leading up to the fight, there were numerous reports that the event would be Goldberg’s last. Those reports came after UFC President Dana White stated that he was working to put together a ‘dream team’ of commentary. While...

Dec 28, 2016 10:15 am

Mike Goldberg will reportedly make last broadcasting appearance at UFC 207

After a period of speculation following reports that the UFC was looking to replace the ‘hype master’ style of commentary delivered by Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan, reports are now surfacing that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg will be making his last broadcasting appearance with the UFC this Friday at UFC 207. UFC President Dana...