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  • 10 days ago
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From Yahoo Sports: After years of broadcasting WWE events, Ross gets a chance to announce for MMA next month. read news >>

  • 12 days ago
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There probably aren't many sports broadcasting legends who will outright say that one of the items on their bucket list is calling a mixed martial arts event.And while some may shudder at the designation of Jim Ross, known by his friends, and some of his enemies, as "J.R." for short, as a broadcasting legend, few who follow the entertainment world of pro wrestling would argue that point. And if you ask current MMA broadcasters, many would agree with that designation. In fact, the first time I he read news >>

  • 13 days ago
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Former WWE play-by-play man Jim Ross talks about his MMA broadcasting debut with Chael Sonnen at BattleGrounds MMA on Oct. 3. read news >>

  • 15 days ago
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The MMA Hour is back in your life on Monday. Below is a rundown of the show: 1:00 p.m. ET -- Garry Cook will discuss his new role as the UFC's chief global officer. 1:25 p.m. -- Liam McGeary will talk about winning the Bellator light heavyweight tournament on Friday. 1:45 p.m. -- Khabib Nurmagomedov will discuss his knee rehab and his take on the lightweight division. 2:05 p.m. -- Former WWE play-by-play man Jim Ross will talk about his MMA broadcasting debut with Chael Sonnen at BattleGrounds M read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Three months after being released from his analyst position with the UFC and Fox Sports, Chael Sonnen will return as a broadcaster on the Oct. 3 broadcast of BattleGrounds MMA: O.N.E. read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Pro-Wrestling legend Jim Ross and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen pair up to announce the upcoming Battleground MMA PPV in October. After expressing a keen interest in announcing an MMA event over the past year, Jim Ross will finally get his wish in his home state of Oklahoma next month. The legendary WWE commentator will join forces with controversial former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen to announce the forthcoming Battleground MMA PPV in October. Ross is a veteran announcer with experience read news >>

  • 25 days ago
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Dynamic Duo! TULSA, OK (Sept. 4, 2014) - Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds MMA: ‘O.N.E.' from BOK Center in Tulsa, Oka. on Friday, October 3. Headlined by the first one-night, eight-man tournament i read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Jim Ross, better known by most professional wrestling fans as “Good Ol’ J.R.,” will partner with former Ultimate Fighting Championship star Chael Sonnen to commentate the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA 5 pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Two of the most colorful characters on the microphone in recent memory are set to team up and announce an MMA pay-per-view next month. Chael Sonnen, a two-time UFC title challenger and former Fox Sports analyst, and Jim Ross—a UFC Hall of Famer who called pro wrestling for nearly four decades—are set to commentate Battleground MMA on October 3, per MMA Fighting. The show harkens back to the old days of mixed martial arts, with an eight-man tournament in the welterweight division. The tournament read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Jim Ross, better known by most professional wrestling fans as “Good Ol’ J.R.,” will partner with former Ultimate Fighting Championship star Chael Sonnen to commentate the upcoming BattleGrounds MMA 5 pay-per-view. read news >>

  • 26 days ago
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Jim Ross, a pro wrestling Hall of Fame announcer who has made no secret about his desire to broadcast mixed martial arts, will be teaming with controversial fighter Chael Sonnen, in doing the broadcasting for Battleground MMA, a pay-per-view show from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla., on Oct. 3.Negotiations had been dating back a few months to land the Ross/Sonnen combination. Ross, who started announcing pro wrestling nearly 40 years ago in Tulsa, has done football with the Atlanta Falcons and th read news >>

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