Recently Retired Fighter Brian Stann Takes Over Joe Rogan’s Duties at UFC 163


  • Share on Tumblr
  • submit to reddit

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 >>

Related News

  • 27 days ago
  • 34 views

Former WEC Light heavyweight champion and UFC middleweight contender Brian Stann has made it clear where he stands on the Chael Sonnen situation. The criticism levelled at Chael Sonnen in the wake of his second failed drug test of 2014 just keeps on going. As if being forced into retirement, fired from his roles as an analyst for FOX and suffering widespread criticism from media and fans alike, one of Sonnen's co-analysts Brian Stann tweeted the below today: Adversity reveals true character, if more

  • 27 days ago
  • 564 views

Don’t expect Brian Stann to come to the defense of his former opponent and colleague Chael Sonnen. The retired middleweight and Fox UFC analyst was asked on Twitter Monday if he thought Sonnen’s firing was “just," and he said he thinks it was. According to Shaun Al-Shatti of MMA Fighting, Sonnen, who tested positive for a total of five banned substances in his two recent random drug tests, was terminated by the UFC and Fox Sports this week. The former United States Marine has been a consummate p more

  • 24 days ago
  • 40 views

Thiago Santos takes on fellow The Ultimate Fighter alum Uriah Hall at UFC 175, but he’s not scared of his flashy knockouts or unorthodox attacks. Santos scored one of the biggest upsets of the year with a 53-second knockout over Ronny Markes at UFC Fight Night 38 in March, and he wants to do it again on Saturday night’s card in Las Vegas, Nev. "He’s flashy, has his own style, and I have to pay attention. He has unorthodox attacks and he can surprise you at any moment, but I’m not afraid of him," more

  • 21 days ago
  • 43 views

When Joe Rogan stepped into the UFC Octagon to talk to Ronda Rousey after her 16-second destruction of Alexis Davis at UFC 175, asking if the UFC women's bantamweight champion could step in at UFC 176 to save the pay-per-view, the MMA community held its collective breath. Could Rousey transcend everything, even her own superhero-like performance against Davis, and headline a card less than one month away? The answer is no, and UFC President Dana White was not pleased with the question in the fir more

  • 3 days ago
  • 12 views

The team of analysts for the UFC on Fox Sports 1 and Fox broadcasts has been providing the most in-depth coverage that mixed martial arts has seen in its 20 years of existence. With a collection of seasoned fight veterans and a handful of well-versed hosts at the helm, the people who work the pre- and post-fight shows for the UFC have consistently raised the bar. There is no doubting Brian Stann is a man of many talents. From a decorated military career to a respectable stretch trading leather w more

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 views

MMAmania.com brings you inside the mind of fellow fighters, broadcasters, and media observers previewing anticipated fight cards and popular events. For this installment, former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight combatant and UFC on FOX analyst Brian Stann previews UFC on FOX 12: “Lawler vs. Brown” exclusively with MMAmania.com. Brian Stann has seen it all inside the cage, and he's quite adept when it comes to calling fights, too. The former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) m more

  • 2 days ago
  • 1 views

Brian Stann’s latest transition is from fighter to broadcaster, just like he made a highly successful transition from Marine to fighter. Filed under: News more

  • 27 days ago
  • 49 views

And according to the war veteran, Sonnen left his employers with "no choice." If retired Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) attraction Chael Sonnen was hoping to get some love from his FOX friends after the network unceremoniously dumped him last night (June 30, 2014), he may have to lean on Kenny Florian or perhaps even Karyn Bryant. He won't be getting much sympathy from fellow analyst Brian Stann. "@AverageJoeArt: @BrianStann do you think UFC/FOX making an example of Chael is just?" Yes, ab more

  • 28 days ago
  • 5 views

On this week's edition of Shameless MMA, the guys talk with Jason "The Dragon" Lee and Joe Guerrero. Topics include a recap of some of the UFC Fight Night action, a look into UFC 175, and will we ever see Gina Carano and Holly Holm in the UFC? more