The UFC has been partnered with FOX for 5+ years...why haven't they used Gus Johnson?

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  1. FootstompShonie

    FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    I'm sure most of us remember this legend from his time commentating on EliteXC as well as Strikeforce, and he's been a longtime FOX sportscaster. With rumors of Goldie being booted, do you think it's finally time we see Gus Johnson back doing MMA?

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    One his most epic calls includes proclaiming Petruzelli KOing Kimbo as ""the most incredible victory in the history of mixed martial arts":



    As well as calling other legends' fights such as Fedor, Nick Diaz, and Gay Hard Mousasi.

    He'll also be ready in case things get hectic in the cage as he experienced the Mayhem-Cesar Gracie brawl first hand and steadied the audience with the profound statement that "Sometimes these things happen in MMA.":



    I'd add that he appeals to the international audience of MMA and can hawk Reebok gear as he's a soccer commentator/fan as well as a fullkit wanker.

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    All in all I think Gus is tailor made for a commentating spot with the UFC, although he has had some spats with Rogan in the past, and I wouldn't expect as good a makeup team as he had at Showtime/CBS this time around. That purple lipstick was clutch.

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    Sometimes these things just don't need to happen in MMA
     
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  3. HaikenEdge

    HaikenEdge Rationality will win the day.

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    Probably because his current contract stipulates what programs he has to work on.
     
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    giusti825 ßanned

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    My favorite first response in a long time.....kudos...if there was a way to like a comment more than once, youd have 15 for that gem right there.

    I was so pissed when he said that. Made the whole sport look terrible....
     
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    Everyone go home
     
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  6. I am starting to believe he is like an advanced prototype of Anik. He commentates in like 6 different sports and gets equally excited for each one. Is that authentic, or just the work of good programming?
     
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    Why get pissed? He was speaking the truth.
     
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  8. FootstompShonie

    FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    How could you think my guy Gus is anything but authentic?
     
  9. maxi diablo

    maxi diablo Black Belt

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    Too boring
     
  10. bubby

    bubby Yellow Card Double Yellow Card

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    I remember him talking up rogers the whole fight before fedor destroyed him.
    That guy sucks.
     
  11. WalterSobchak

    WalterSobchak You're a bunch of fucking amateurs.

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    Dana White hates Black people because he can't jump.
     
  12. The Moloko man

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    why is he wearing his hat like a mentally challenged person?<{cruzshake}>
     
  13. Because he gets equally excited for like 6 different sports. I dunno...
     
  14. FootstompShonie

    FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    It's called swag.

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  15. The Moloko man

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    Loll
    love the Jake Browning av by the way
     
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  16. FootstompShonie

    FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    Jake Browning is legend, fuck Bama.
     
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  17. VinceArch

    VinceArch Venom in the veins.

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    I'm seriously going to be sad if they get rid of Goldie in favor of Gus.
     
  18. FootstompShonie

    FootstompShonie Silver Belt

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    Sounds like he's being replaced by someone, might as well be Gus the GOAT.
     
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    I thought Gus Johnson was good
     
  20. VinceArch

    VinceArch Venom in the veins.

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    I'd much prefer Mauro over Gus.
     

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