Megan Olivi Avoids Wardrobe Mishap at UFC 289
The event, held in Vancouver, Canada, witnessed a thrilling women’s bantamweight championship match between Amanda Nunes and Irene Aldana. However, it was Olivi’s outfit dilemma that caught attention.
Taking to Instagram, Olivi expressed her gratitude to Kat Day, a UFC equipment specialist, who came to her rescue with some emergency tailoring. Olivi shared a picture of herself in the dress with a caption that read:
“We’re in Jacksonville for our ABC card this weekend and I still haven’t posted much from UFC 289 in Vancouver! What a beautiful city, great fight action and quite a few laughs. Also special gigantic thanks to @neonshowgirl for the emergency tailoring of a not-appropriate-for-work slit on this dress lol.… see ya from DUUUUVAL this weekend!”
Olivi’s post highlighted the challenges presenters sometimes face in ensuring their wardrobe choices are suitable for the professional setting. Thanks to the timely intervention of Day, Olivi was able to avert a potentially embarrassing situation.
Who’s on the broadcast team for UFC on ABC 5
The UFC is gearing up for another thrilling event with UFC on ABC 5 set to take place at the VyStar Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Florida. As fans eagerly anticipate the fights, the broadcast plans and commentary team for the event have been unveiled.
According to reliable sources at MMA Junkie, the lineup of commentators and analysts has been confirmed. Leading the team will be Jon Anik, who will take charge of the play-by-play commentary from cageside. Joining him will be two renowned UFC figures, Daniel Cormier, a UFC Hall of Famer, and Dominick Cruz, a former UFC bantamweight champion. The trio will provide expert analysis and insights throughout the event.
In addition to the commentary team, the desk analysts for UFC on ABC 5 will include Karyn Bryant as the anchor and host, accompanied by UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Smith and MMA coach Din Thomas. Together, they will provide in-depth analysis and breakdowns of the fights.
Longtime UFC correspondent Megan Olivi will be present as the roving reporter, conducting pre- and post-fight interviews with the athletes backstage. Olivi will also deliver real-time updates for the event, ensuring viewers stay connected to all the latest developments.
Of course, no UFC event would be complete without the iconic voice of Bruce Buffer. As the octagon announcer, Buffer will bring his signature energy and enthusiasm, introducing the fighters before each battle.
The main card of UFC on ABC 5 will be broadcast on ABC in the United States. The action-packed lineup is scheduled to commence at 3:00 p.m. ET, following the prelims, which will be aired on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+. The preliminary fights are tentatively set to begin at 11:30 a.m. ET.
Fans can look forward to an exciting event with an experienced and knowledgeable commentary team, ensuring they don’t miss a moment of the action. For more information on the card and updates, visit MMA Junkie’s event hub for UFC on ABC 5.
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