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MMA Play-by-Play Voice, Gus Johnson, Leaves CBS Network

Written on May 07, 2011 by Alvin Guerro

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The play-by-play voice commentator, Gus Johns, leaves the CBS network.

who is known as mixed martial arts reporter was reported to leave the network. The news came from of Sports Illustrated, saying that was set to leave after he failed to have a new contract in CBS. Rumors has not confirmed that the reporter might also leave where he is also a MMA and boxing commentator. Still, will still be part in broadcasting the Manny Pacquiao vs Shane Mosley bout.

There are a lot of expectations from Gus Johnson when he became a MMA commentator due to his being a well-regarded broadcaster in basketball and foot ball. But later, many MMA enthusiasts noticed that he doesn’t fit in broadcasting MMA fights, saying that he simply don’t know anything about the sports.

’s and Showtime’s plan about Gus Johnson’s replacement in case he will leave would be interesting to see.

Gus Johnson was released by NFL Network after having its reformat before turning as MMA commentator. Recently, He is trying to make his way in Fox Sports and Big Ten Network.

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