A new face was added to the UFC Vegas 31 broadcast group on Saturday night.
Mike Bon from MMA Junkie former UFC champion Michael Chandler will make his debut as a table analyst for the event. Helping Chandler move into his new role will be UFC veteran Karin Bryant and 5th place welterweight analyst Michael Chiesa.
Chandler joined Bryant and Chiesa on the ESPN table to film the latest editions of UFC Live as well as the Fight Night Pre-Show, leading pre-fight programs. These programs aired on Friday afternoon, but can be viewed via ESPN + for those who missed them.
The rest of the broadcast team has certain skills that are known to perform at these Fight Night events. Catesid’s commentary will be led by John Anik, who will be accompanied by former UFC champion Michael Bisping and recently retired lightweight stapler Paul Felder, who will be playing the games all night. Octagon announces that Bruce Buffer is in the cage for more fighter presentations. And the best reporter is Heidi Androl, who has been a reporter for a long time, who provides additional information such as interviews with fighters.
UFC Vegas starts at 7 a.m. with the first card of 31 hours six fights. The five-fight main card will take place at 22:00, and on top of it will be a lightweight bout between Islam Makhachev and Tiago Moises. All cards will be streamed via ESPN + and aired via ESPN from the UFC Apex in Las Vegas.