UFC 263 commentary team, broadcast plans set: Paul Felder subs in for Daniel Cormier

The UFC schedule continues this week with UFC 263 on Saturday at Gila Rivera Arena in Glendale, Ariz.

As always, some marquee on-air talent will be there to help guide viewers through the experience.

Details of who will be working as commentators and analysts for each event have been acquired by MMA Junkie through a person with knowledge of the plans, and you can see the scheduled broadcast team below.

Gila River Arena

UFC 263’s main card airs on pay-per-view/streams via ESPN+ pay-per-view for residents in the U.S. beginning at 10 p.m. ET.

Televised prelims on ESPN start at 8 p.m. ET following early prelims, which are tentatively slated to begin at 6:00 p.m. ET and stream on ESPN+.

Chael Sonnen

Veteran broadcaster Jon Anik serves as desk host on the post-fight show. He’ll be joined by three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez.

Megan Olivi and Brett Okamoto will also join the post-fight show for updates and analysis.

Megan Olivi

Longtime UFC correspondent Megan Olivi will conduct pre- and post-fight interviews backstage with some of the athletes on the card, as well as report additional real-time updates for the event.

Bruce Buffer

The most famous octagon announcer will do his thing once again, as Bruce Buffer will introduce the fighters before battle.

Joe Rogan

Jon Anik will serve as the leading man on the mic from cageside, and he will command play-by-play alongside color commentators Joe Rogan and recently retired lightweight contender Paul Felder, who will replace Daniel Cormier in the booth for this pay-per-view event.

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