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The fourth numbered UFC event of the year is rapidly approaching with UFC 273 on Saturday at VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.
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 have been acquired by MMA Junkie through a person with knowledge of the plans – and you can see the scheduled broadcast team below.
UFC 273 broadcast
UFC 273’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.
Televised prelims on ESPN and ESPN+ start at 8 p.m. ET following early prelims, which are tentatively slated to begin at 6 p.m. ET and stream on ESPN+.
UFC 273 desk analysts
Veteran broadcaster Jon Anik will share desk host duties with UFC correspondent Megan Olivi. He’ll be joined by retired UFC veterans Din Thomas and Alan Jouban, who will serve as desk analysts.
UFC 273 roving reporter
Longtime UFC correspondent Olivi will conduct pre- and post-fight interviews backstage with some of the athletes on the card, as well as report additional real-time updates for the event.
UFC 273 octagon announcer
The most famous octagon announcer will do his thing once again, as Bruce Buffer will introduce the fighters before battle.
UFC 273 cageside commentators
Anik will serve as the leading man on the mic from cageside, and he will command play-by-play alongside color commentators Joe Rogan and retired UFC lightweight contender Paul Felder.