Brian-Stann-UFC-130-pre-pressRecently retired UFC fighter Brian Stann is already edging his way into the broadcast booth, taking over color commentary duties for Joe Rogan at UFC 163: Aldo vs. Korean Zombie.

UFC Tonight on Tuesday announced Stann taking Rogan’s position at the upcoming show slated for Aug. 3 in Rio de Janeiro.

It’s for one night only, not a permanent displacement.

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo puts his belt and 15-fight winning streak on the line against Chan Sung Jung, aka the Korean Zombie, in the night’s main event at HSBC Arena.

Stann recently announced his retirement from fighting to continue his pursuits in broadcasting.

He’s a staple as a commentator and analyst on various UFC related programs on the Fox Networks and recently landed a position as part of the ACC football broadcast team on Fox Sports South.

Stann’s last fight was knockout loss at the hands of Wanderlei Silva at UFC on Fuel TV 8 on March 3 in Japan.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Police Body Cam Video from Julianna Pena Arrest for Alleged Assault

  • 29 days ago
  • 15 views

UFC bantamweight Julianna Pena was recently arrested for allegedly taking part in a bar fight. Check out the police body cam footage of the arrest. read news >>

BJ Penn Calls Out Nik Lentz; Is His UFC Return for Real?

  • 28 days ago
  • 8 views

Former UFC champ BJ Penn resurfaced at Jackson Wink MMA recently and called out Nik Lentz. Is he ready to return to the Octagon... again? read news >>

Kenny Florian breaks down Dillashaw-Cruz title fight, a 'peek into future of MMA'

  • 28 days ago
  • 38 views

Retired UFC fighter and UFC-FOX analyst Kenny Florian can’t pick a winner in Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 81 headliner between T.J. Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz, but like any hardcore fight fan, he can’t read news >>

Trading Shots: Did Kenny Florian's plagiarism punishment fit the crime?

  • 24 days ago
  • 87 views

In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC/WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss Kenny Florian’s suspension from FOX Sports following a plagiarism accusation.Filed read news >>

Trading Shots: The unpopular opinion edition

  • 18 days ago
  • 24 views

In this week’s Trading Shots, MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes and retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes share their most unpopular MMA opinions, of both the good and bad variety.Filed under: News, read news >>

Victory FC 48 heads to Iowa on Feb. 19 with Jackson vs. Moreno title fight

  • 17 days ago
  • 3 views

Victory FC, which recently announced a new deal with UFC Fight Pass, has set a full lineup for its second event of the year.Filed under: News read news >>

Chad Mendes not interested in B.J. Penn's comeback, doesn't want to see him 'get hurt'

  • 15 days ago
  • 13 views

Former UFC champion B.J. Penn recently ended his retirement and declared his intention to chase the featherweight championship. Longtime 145-pound contender Chad Mendes said he questions the wisdom b read news >>

Dana White Discusses Floyd Mayweather After Conor McGregor Racism Comments

  • 14 days ago
  • 69 views

Retired, undefeated boxer Floyd "Money" Mayweather Jr. has expressed his displeasure with top UFC fighter Conor McGregor in recent weeks, but UFC president Dana White believes the 49-0 fighter is off read news >>

The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 Begins Filming in Argentina in May

  • 13 days ago
  • 6 views

The UFC recently announced that the filming of The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 3 will take place in Argentina beginning in May. read news >>

Trading Shots: What can we learn from gleeful reaction to Sage Northcutt's loss?

  • 11 days ago
  • 80 views

In this week’s Trading Shots, retired UFC and WEC fighter Danny Downes joins MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes to discuss the fallout from Sage Northcutt’s submission loss, and what it tells us about f read news >>