WWE, Todd Grisham, John Cena

Former WWE, ESPN broadcaster Todd Grisham hired for UFC commentary team

Former WWE, ESPN broadcaster Todd Grisham hired for UFC commentary team

Todd Grisham has served as both an anchor for ESPN and a broadcaster and personality for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) for a number of years.

WWE, Todd Grisham, John Cena
Former WWE personality Todd Grisham hired to UFC commentary team. Here Grisham works with star John Cena.

Yesterday, Grisham, 40, posted on Twitter that he changed his handle to @GrishamMMA.

According to MMAFighting, Grisham will work on the studio desk and in the play-by-play role for fights, sources confirmed on Tuesday.

Grisham’s debut will be on the desk at UFC Fight Night: Penn vs. Rodriguez on Jan. 15 in Phoenix.

Todd Grisham on Twitter

Just changed my twitter handle to @GrishamMMA. 2017 is going to be a great year!

Sources said Grisham was not brought in to be a replacement for Mike Goldberg, the longtime UFC play-by-play man whose final event was UFC 207 on Dec. 30.

The UFC declined to comment on broadcast changes when asked by MMA Fighting.