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Bellator Signs Commentators Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo

Bellator has signed longstanding MMA commentators Mike Goldberg and Mauro Ranallo to multi-event broadcast agreements beginning with Bellator NYC: Sonnen vs. Silva and Bellator 180: Davis vs. Bader onSaturday, June 24. The move sees Goldberg return to SPIKE for the first time since 2011, while Ranallo reunites with Bellator President Scott Coker, having worked together through 2013. The pair will join a broadcast team that currently includes Jimmy Smith, Jenn Brown and Chael Sonnen.

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Sean Grande Named New Bellator Play-By-Play Announcer

Bellator MMA and Spike have named veteran sports announcer and the current voice of the Boston Celtics, Sean Grande, as its new play-by-play announcer. Grande will team up with color analyst Jimmy Smith beginning this Friday, July 17 for “Bellator 140” at Mohegan Sun Arena.

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The Sixth Round – MMA broadcast – UFC 129 recap

I recap UFC 129: “St-Pierre vs. Shields”, where champs Georges St-Pierre and Jose Aldo defended their titles. It’s The Sixth Round

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The Sixth Round MMA show – UFC 124 preview and more

Hey folks, it’s Gray D. back here with a new installment of The Sixth Round. In this show I bring you a UFC 124 preview, fight picks, MMA news and more. Stream the episode below by hitting the play button or download it directly here. [Audio clip: view full post to listen

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3 reasons why Strikeforce is not gaining on UFC

Cries of victory were shouted from some of the blog rooftops by various Strikeforce proponents following the promotion’s most recent show on December 4th. Although it was a premature and short-sighted reaction, the five-fight main card grabbed the fanbase’s attention by delivering four knockouts within a mere hour of runtime on Showtime. This was without [&hellip

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The Sixth Round – UFC 123: “Rampage vs. Machida” preview show

Hey folks, it’s Gray D. back here with a new installment of The Sixth Round. In this show I bring you a UFC 123 preview, story lines to follow through the event, and of course, my picks and & predictions. Use the player below to stream the episode or download it directly here. [Audio clip: [&hellip

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Another step forward with Kenny Florian set to commentate WEC 41

In the world of business, top priority is always growth. If you’re not growing then you’re dying, as the saying goes. This rings especially true in MMA as fighters, promotions and fans alike must educate themselves to maintain momentum in professional and recreational fulfillment. World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) has produced particularly apparent growth since being [&hellip

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