Joe Rogan Set to Return to UFC 262 Commentary Team Along With Familiar Faces

Published 05/15/2021, 8:57 AM EDT


UFC 262 is upon us this weekend. The pay-per-view in Toyota Center in Houston, Texas will feature the lightweight title fight between Charles Oliveira and Michael Chandler. Yet another enticing lightweight clash between Tony Ferguson and Beneil Dariush will go down in the co-main event. Joe Rogan will be back in the commentary booth too for the marquee event.

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Rogan will be joined by leading man Jon Anik and former two-division UFC champion Daniel Cormier for the event. Anik has been an integral part of the broadcasting team in recent times. He will be there yet again for the tantalizing event. And DC will be there too with his invaluable insights for the fans.

BOSTON, MA – JANUARY 20: Joe Rogan is seen in the commentary booth during the UFC 220 event at TD Garden on January 20, 2018 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

Apart from the two mega fights at the 155 lbs division, there are some other important fights set to take place as well. Edson Barboza and Shane Burgos will clash at the featherweight division. Katlyn Chookagian and Viviane Araujo will fight in a women’s flyweight contest. Middleweights Jacare Souza and Andre Muniz are in the featured prelims spot as well.

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Apart from that, the likes of Antonina Shevchenko, Andrea Lee, Lando Vannata, Gina Mazany, and more are also part of the card. Fans are hyped up to see the stacked card go down.

Who else is part of the broadcasting team apart from Joe Rogan, Jon Anik, and Daniel Cormier?

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Chael Sonnen will be joined by former UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for the desk analysis of the event. Also, Megan Olivi and Brett Okamoto will be present for the updates and analysis of the pre-show, post-show, and during the show.

LAS VEGAS, NV – MAY 23: Chael Sonnen interacts with fans and media during the UFC press conference at the MGM Grand Garden Arena on May 23, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. (Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC/Zuffa LLC via Getty Images)

The voice of the Octagon will belong to the legendary veteran announcer Bruce Buffer. The pay-per-view is stacked and so is the broadcasting crew for the event. It’s only fitting that the UFC will have their best team on board for this stellar event. And with a new champion guaranteed to be crowned, anticipations are higher than ever.

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Apratim Banerjee

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Apratim Banerjee is an MMA author for EssentiallySports and has been writing professionally for almost a year. Before his current gig, Apratim worked as a UFC writer for Sportskeeda. A long-time MMA fan, Apratim has developed a critical eye for the sport that has helped him transfer his vast knowledge to his copies and give hardcore and casual readers a detailed insight into the fights and fighters.

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