UFC 261 Broadcast Details, Commentators Revealed
The UFC 261 broadcast details and commentators have been unveiled.
On Saturday night, April 24, UFC 261 will take place inside the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. This will mark the first time the UFC has held an event at full capacity since March 2020. UFC 261 will feature three title fights.
Headlining the card will be a UFC Welterweight Title rematch between champion Kamaru Usman and Jorge Masvidal. Taking the co-main event spot will be strawweight champion Weili Zhang defending her gold against Rose Namajunas. The first title fight of the night will see Valentina Shevchenko put her flyweight gold on the line against Jessica Andrade.
The action will get started with the early prelims at 6 p.m. ET on ESPN+. Fans can continue watching the prelims at 8 p.m. ET on ESPN. The PPV portion will get going at 10 p.m. ET.
Serving as the play-by-play commentator for UFC 261 will be Jon Anik. He’ll be joined by Joe Rogan and Daniel Cormier on color commentary duties. Megan Olivi will serve as the behind-the-scenes reporter.
On desk duty will be Michael Eaves, Chael Sonnen, and Michael Chiesa. Bruce Buffer will be the Octagon announcer. MMAJunkie.com reported the UFC 261 broadcast details.