Jon Anik hints at retirement amid backlash for controversial claim on Dricus Du Plessis at UFC 297

Jon Anik has been a prominent member of the UFC official team for an extended period, showcasing his profound knowledge of MMA sports. His selection by Dana White and the UFC as one of the voices to be heard during fights in the UFC octagon highlights his expertise.

With over a decade of service to the company, Jon Anik remains a renowned MMA personality and a seasoned commentator committed to giving his best during live telecasts, particularly.

Jon Anik is considering UFC retirement due to online attacks.

The fans who supported Jon Anik while Colby Covington threatened to kill him (via MMA Fighting) now have a different take on their favorite commentator. This time the radar is on Anik for his comments made at the main event of UFC 297, where Dricus Du Plessis was declared the winner against former champion Sean Strickland.

Now the disappointed UFC commentator is stressing so much that he is hinting at taking his retirement. Most MMA fans didn’t look happy with the UFC 297 main event decision, and Jon Anik decided to explain the matter, and also tried to justify the win of Dricus Du Plessis.

The fans were furious, and instantly after he chose Du Plessis over Strickland, it had a significant impact. Jon Anik also explained the whole scenario during his Anik Florian Podcast. He mentioned that after facing outrageously negative comments from fans, he began to contemplate retirement because they weren’t trying to understand his genuine thoughts.

The MMA community reacts to Jon Anik’s frustration over UFC fans’ outrage.

After learning about the news of the UFC commentator’s retirement, many members of the MMA community came forward and reacted to Anik’s frustrating decision after what fans had said about him.

Firstly, it was UFC welterweight Gilbert Burns who directly gave credit to all his work and tagged him saying, “Legend.”

JoeyC directly targeted Sean Strickland and blamed him for letting his fans attack Jon Anik to justify the decision that was taken on the night of UFC 297. He also called Strickland’s fans racist, sexist.

“Jon Anik is ready to leave the sport because you have a racist, sexiest, and incel fan base attacking him just because he had the right scorecard. The Strickland fans are literally the worst fans in the sport.”

UFC middleweight fighter Paulo Costa requested fans to stay nice with UFC officials, claiming he is one of the best in business, and also the nicest gentleman in the building. Terrance McKinney The UFC lightweight has also requested that the fans should not make Jon Anik quit his career.

What are your thoughts on Jon Anik taking retirement because people have turned against him because of his factual take on the UFC 297 main event?


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