Archive: Mike Goldberg

Oct 15, 2014 5:28 am

FOX Sports Issues Statement Regarding Goldberg

  “Obviously, Mike let his emotions get the best of him during his Twitter responses on Sunday. He was quick to apologize for this unfortunate and regrettable situation and understands he made a mistake. He offered to not broadcast this Sunday’s game to avoid any further distraction and we agreed.” In a recent statement to...

Oct 13, 2014 8:36 pm

QUICK TWITT: Mike Goldberg Goes Off On Critics On Twitter

This past weekend, UFC commentator Mike Goldberg stepped into the NFL booth to call a game between the Detroit Lions and the Minnesota Vikings. Goldberg made several mistakes in calling the game, which sparked harsh overreactions by fans on Twitter (Read about that HERE). Needless to say, Goldie responded to the critics with anger in...

Oct 12, 2014 3:47 pm

QUICK TWITT: Fans React To Mike Goldberg’s NFL Commentating

Longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg stepped into the broadcasting booth for the NFL to call a game between the Minnesota Vikings and Detroit Lions earlier today…and fans haven’t been too happy with the result. Ronnie Milsap would be a more competent play-by-play voice than what FOX has given us this afternoon. — The Daily Norseman...


Oct 5, 2014 9:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Mike Goldberg Announces Football Commentating Schedule

Earlier this summer it was announced that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg would also be calling several football games for the NFL. Goldberg revealed which games he would be calling on Twitter earlier today. GREAT SUNDAY! My boss at Fox just said..Goldie..Week 6 Detroit at Minnesota..Week 7 Minny at Buffalo..and the Wild are in town!!...

Aug 8, 2014 10:27 am

UFC’s Mike Goldberg Inks NFL Commentating Deal With FOX

Next week, FOX Sports celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first NFL on FOX game telecast, and as the season approaches, the network is proud to unveil its 2014 broadcast teams, building on the strength of its well-respected lineup by coupling promising new talent with proven broadcast veterans.  The announcement was made today by FOX Sports President, COO & Executive Producer, Eric Shanks, and Executive Producer John Entz.  Regular-season...

Jul 9, 2014 8:48 pm

‘Penn vs. Edgar III’ First Ever UFC Event For An Off-The-Clock Goldie

Closet ‘Prodigy’ fan, and UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg had never been to a UFC event as a fan until this past Sunday. For ‘Goldie’, fight-time is usually when he clocks in and get his best work done. But last weekend was different, after 17 years with the company, the UFC’s color commentator finally got to...

Jun 30, 2014 10:10 am

Aus Media Credits UFC’s Mike Goldberg For Fueling Ignorant American Stereotypes

  In the aftermath of “UFC Fight Night: Auckland”, The Australian media has taken issue with UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. During his fight commentary, Goldberg confused two-sports, a rule set and mispronounced the name of one of the regions biggest sporting idols. Harmless errors from a man not from the area, but the media fired...

May 29, 2013 1:00 pm

Jon Anik to Join Joe Rogan in Calling UFC on FOX Sports 1 Event

By JAKE CHASTAIN | It was made public today that UFC voice Mike Goldberg will not be joining his longtime partner, Joe Rogan, in the booth for the UFC’s debut show and launch of FOX Sports 1. Instead, Jon Anik will be taking the spot of Goldberg to call the fights on August 17th in...

Jan 22, 2013 11:17 am

Mike Goldberg Explains Reason For UFC Absence, Kills Drug Related Rumors | UFC NEWS

“I ended up coming home from Brazil with a virus, an upper respiratory infection, I ended up being hospitalized a couple times for it, just because they were making sure they could get my lungs open,” Goldberg said. “And just the complications of, I’m an asthmatic, I have been since high school, the complications with...

Jan 16, 2013 6:30 am

Mike Goldberg Set For UFC Return At UFC on FOX 6 | UFC NEWS

Longtime ringside commentator, Mike Goldberg has called the action on nearly every single UFC event in the modern MMA era, alongside his broadcasting partner Joe Rogan. However, at the 2012 year-end event, dubbed UFC 155, “Goldie” was absent and little was known as to the cause of his vanishing act. In his place was FUEL...

Jan 2, 2013 10:16 am

Dana White Unsure on Mike Goldberg’s Return | MMA News

      This past Saturday, at UFC 155, UFC fans noticed a significant change to their broadcast as Jon Anik stepped in for Mike Goldberg to round out the commentary team with UFC PPV staple, Joe Rogan. Anik is usually heard covering the FX and Fuel TV cards but was given a bump up...

Dec 31, 2012 6:02 pm

Nice Try Mr. Anik

UFC 155 took place last Saturday and the night was filled with explosive highlights to successfully close out this year in MMA. Cain Velasquez regained his UFC Heavyweight Title in a mauling over the former champ, Junior Dos Santos in the night’s main event. The fights, from top to bottom, were extremely exciting and most...