After his comments about the UFC 297 main event between Sean Strickland and Dricus Du Plessis weren’t received well by some fans, Jon Anik lashed out and insisted his time in the sport may be coming to an end.
Some sided with him, while others attacked him for his comments about fans. The 45-yearold suggested a possible move to the NFL. He also called MMA supporters ‘the least common denominator,’ which he later retracted.
Jon Anik issued a statement following the comments and apologized. UFC lead play-by man, Jon Anik took all the blame for his response.
Anik replied to fans that “Last weekend, on my podcast I was in a high emotional state due to the numerous allegations of bias made at UFC 297).” “And I regret some of my comments relating the MMA fanbase.”
“I was surprised by the extent to my comments being repurposed and sensationalized. I need to take more responsibility when I am on an open mic.”
“So many hours go into the preparation of just one UFC Pay-Per-View, so it’s hard when my integrity in broadcasting is called into doubt. This doesn’t justify my extortion.”
Anik continued his heartfelt…