Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez Card: Grading Jon Anik's Performance

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Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez Card: Grading Jon Anik's Performance
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For the first time in a long time, the UFC's tenured play-by-play commentator Mike Goldberg was absent from Joe Rogan's side at a pay-per-view event.

For undisclosed reasons, more personally than contractual, Goldberg was ultimately replaced by Jon Anik, who is known for his work as lead announcer for UFC events on FX and Fuel TV.

Anik may be young and relatively new to the world of commentating MMA events, but the former ESPN anchor produced nonetheless at UFC 155.

Whether or not his dominating clutch performance, reminiscent of an around-the-cage Cain Velasquez, will lead to more PPV opportunities has yet to be seen.

Here's how Anik's report card stacks up.

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