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Jimmy Smith signs with UFC – Will serve as color commentator

Just weeks after announcing his departure from Bellator MMA, Jimmy Smith has found a home with the UFC.  Smith will serve as color commentator although a start date and or terms to the deal were not disclosed.

“I am honored to join the world’s premier combat sports brand in 2018,” Smith stated in a press release. “It is a privilege to call fights for a living, and I can’t wait to join the tremendous UFC broadcast team to call the best fights in the world. To the UFC fans, I am thrilled to join you for this wild ride. See you all very soon.”

Smith also sent out the tweet below:

jimmy smith signs with ufc

“We’re very excited to have Jimmy Smith join the UFC production team and look forward to working him into a variety of different on-air talent roles,” UFC Executive VP of Operations and Production Craig Borsari stated. “Jimmy’s extensive experience in mixed martial arts gives him a unique voice and great insight to breakdown the intricacies of our sport. We are excited to welcome him to the family.”

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