Fighters and fans congratulate John Anik on re-signing with UFC; “The best shot of the year!”

John Anik has revealed he has re-signed with the UFC, extending his stay with the promotion after more than 10 years with the promotion.

Anik, the go-to UFC commentator who joined the UFC in 2011, confirmed the news on Twittersaying:

“So grateful. Thank you for the fighters. I hold you all in the highest regard. Grateful for the UFC fans. Your support gives me great energy to perform! Grateful for my bosses, who entrust me with this huge responsibility. I will never take it lightly And my colleagues… I love you!

Six years after signing with the UFC, John Anik would replace longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg on UFC pay-per-view shows. Since then, Anik has become a fan favorite, working brilliantly alongside a host of color commentators over the years, including Dominick Cruz, Paul Felder, Joe Rogan, Daniel Cormier and Michael Bisping.

Fans, fighters and other mixed martial arts journalists shared their excitement over John Anik’s contract renewal on social media following the announcement, including Paulo Costa, Casey O’Neill, BJ Penn and Ali Abdelaziz.

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