The second numbered UFC event of 2024 is rapidly approaching with UFC 298 on Saturday at Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif.
As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help guide viewers through the experience.
Details of who will be working as commentators and analysts for the show have been acquired by MMA Junkie through a person with knowledge of the plans – and you can see the scheduled broadcast team below.
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UFC 298 broadcast
UFC 298’s main card airs on pay-per-view/streams via ESPN+ pay-per-view for residents in the U.S. beginning at 10 p.m. ET.
The preliminary-card lineup is slated to begin at 8 p.m. ET and airs on ESPNews/streams on ESPN+, following early prelims, which begin at 6:30 p.m. ET and stream on ESPN+.
UFC 298 weigh-in show
Dan Hellie will host the official UFC 298 weigh-in show on Friday at 12 p.m. ET.
He’ll be joined by Laura Sanko, UFC Hall of Famer Michael Bisping and ranked lightweight Bobby Green, who makes his debut on the show.
UFC 298 desk analysts
Chael Sonnen and Gilbert Melendez will serve as desk analysts on the UFC 298 post-fight show and throughout the card, when necessary.
UFC 298 roving reporter
Longtime UFC correspondent Megan Olivi will conduct pre- and post-fight interviews backstage with some of the athletes on the UFC 298 card, as well as report additional real-time updates for the event.
UFC 298 octagon announcer
The most famous octagon announcer in history will do his thing once again at UFC 298. The legendary Bruce Buffer will introduce the fighters before battle.
UFC 298 cageside commentators
Jon Anik will serve as the leading man on the mic from cageside.
He will command play-by-play alongside color commentators, former middleweight champion Michael Bisping, as well as Joe Rogan.
Din Thomas will also occasionally join the booth throughout the broadcast as the coach-analyst for the event.
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