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Illness knocks Goldberg from UFC 155 broadcast; Anik joins Rogan in booth

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Posted by LateCold

Might take a bit of heat for this but I'd much rather have Goldberg.Anik is a bore on commentary and in a way feels like he has a lack of passion for the sport.

I like Anik but it seems more like a job rather than a passion. With all Goldberg's shortcomings, It seems (to me at least) that he has a genuine passion for the sport

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Post #16   12/28/12 9:05:22PM   

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I've said it a million times, Anik is good taped (see: Old MMA LIVE on ESPN) but live he just isn't that good. I've also said it a million times, the UFC needs Todd Harris on the commentary.

Post #17   12/28/12 10:06:08PM   

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Post #18   12/28/12 10:13:47PM   

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I'd love to see them pair up Joe Rogan and the Voice. I think they would jive well together. I also thought Pat Millitich (spell check) was awesome and incredibly knowledgable. Big fan of Bas too but he can sometimes be too absorbed in the fight to talk.

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Weird, I read that Bas Rutten was in for Goldie the other day, but I guess his account was hacked. But then he actually pulls out.

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Posted by Gogoplatapus

Weird, I read that Bas Rutten was in for Goldie the other day, but I guess his account was hacked. But then he actually pulls out.



Rogan and Bas would be incredible

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Posted by LateCold

Might take a bit of heat for this but I'd much rather have Goldberg.Anik is a bore on commentary and in a way feels like he has a lack of passion for the sport.



I think of him as a poor man's Bob Costas, would much rather have ass biting, cross dressing Marv Albert anyday

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Im always excited about different combinations of commentators. It'll sure make the night more interesting. But if someone throws a teep kick I'll be thinking of Goldberg.


Post #23   12/29/12 1:27:07AM   

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Anyone except Goldberg. The guy's been doing this how long and still comes off like he doesn't know what he's talking about half the time?

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Not a fan of Goldberg, but even less of a fan of Anik. You have the expertise in Rogan and it needs a balance. Just like in the Florian/Anik team, Goldberg/Rogan play off one another with one sounding a hell of a lot more knowledgable than the other. Submission attempts is where that shines. As awesome as Bas and Rogan would be, I actually think Harris would be a good balance to Rogan.

I also thought it was pretty suspicious when Dana said, "I don't know when he'll be back." Somethings up

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Post #26   12/29/12 3:18:12AM   

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should be interesting...the alcohol finally caught up with goldie, no longer a functioning alcoholic.

Post #27   12/29/12 3:25:12AM   

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after his last brodcast, where he either appeared drunk, or had a stroke......im glad.

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