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Jimmy Smith has joined the UFC as a broadcaster, the promotion has announced. Great addition to the staple of talent.— Mike Bohn (@MikeBohnMMA) January 12, 2018
Honored to be a part of the @ufc and getting to call the biggest fights in the world!! Cant wait to get to know everyone there and show how hard I can work!!— Jimmy Smith (@jimmysmithmma) January 12, 2018
Smiths first UFC assignment will be UFC 220 desk work on FS1 from the LA studio, sources say.— Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) January 12, 2018
Congrats, @jimmysmithmma. <3 https://t.co/S0rQW5YVA4— The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) January 12, 2018
Couldn't be happier for @jimmysmithmma. In my mind, there is literally no one more qualified or deserving of the platform than him… #LetsGo https://t.co/XMt7lcd8qs— Jon Anik (@Jon_Anik) January 12, 2018
So let me get this straight:
Jimmy Smith: Bellator to UFC.
Big John: referee to Bellator.
Brian Stann: UFC to real estate.
Am I the only one who liked all three where they originally were better? If so, I'll shut up.— RJ Clifford (@RJcliffordMMA) January 12, 2018
So happy for my friend and former colleague @jimmysmithmma . @ufc is lucky to have him! https://t.co/SgI2wazyoi— Dana Jacobson (@danajacobson) January 12, 2018
Welcome aboard— Brian Kelleher (@brianboom135) January 12, 2018
Congrats brother! You'll be amazing as always. It's great for the sport overall, not just the brand.— Robert Hinds (@hindsmmareferee) January 12, 2018
Congrats to @jimmysmithmma for joining the UFC broadcast team! An awesome addition to their telecasts— Sam Caplan (@SamCaplanMMA) January 12, 2018
One of the additional benefits for UFC in signing Jimmy Smith is that if Zuffa Boxing becomes a thing, he can commentate for them there.
He was excellent for PBC on Spike.— Luke Thomas (@lthomasnews) January 12, 2018
Happy to see @jimmysmithmma can now finish that Twitter bio. https://t.co/t8PoMgIbH3 pic.twitter.com/5DYGrgKv9A— Dann Stupp (@DannStupp) January 12, 2018
Welcome to the team, @JimmySmithMMA! https://t.co/qOJVHZogF8— UFC (@ufc) January 12, 2018
Jimmy Smith signs with UFC as color commentator https://t.co/7uPW7mmhO7— MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) January 12, 2018