Former Bellator announcer Jimmy Smith joins UFC
Former Bellator announcer Jimmy Smith announced today in a press release that he has joined the UFC broadcast team as a color commentator.
Honored to be a part of the @ufc and getting to call the biggest fights in the world!! Can’t wait to get to know everyone there and show how hard I can work!!
— Jimmy Smith (@jimmysmithmma) January 12, 2018
Smith will help call UFC Fight Nights, and pay-per-view events along with pre-show programming.
— UFC (@ufc) January 12, 2018
A former fighter, Smith called fights for Bellator for seven years starting in 2010. Bellator replaced Smith with referee John McCathy.
— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) January 12, 2018
Terms were not disclosed.