Jon Anik has commentated on plenty of high-stakes matchups in the octagon, but there’s a particular finish that sticks out. Anik, the UFC’s play-by-play voice, has called spectacular and shocking moments like Beneil Dariush’s comeback knockout of Drakkar Klose, Cody Garbrandt’s buzzer-beater knockout of Raphael Assuncao and Conor McGregor’s recent leg break at UFC 264. But it’s Rose Namajunas ’ magic that has rendered him more speechless than the rest. “I think the one that I hear the most from fans about is probably Francis Ngannou and Alistair Overeem, and maybe that’s just a little bit of a recency thing because Francis went on to win the title and that got repurposed a lot,” Anik told MMA Junkie Radio. “But I feel like for me, Daniel (Cormier) and Joe (Rogan), to a man when we’re asked about the broadcast booth and special moments or calls, it’s ‘Thug’ Rose Namajunas times two

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Jon Anik reveals which moment surprised him most while calling UFC fight – MMA Junkie

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