Kenny Florian will fill in for Joe Rogan as color commentator at UFC Fight Night 19 on Sept. 16 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City, Okla. Rogan will be absent filming a movie.
“I’ll be commentating a UFC Fight Night coming up in September,” Florian told MMAWeekly.com. “I think Joe Rogan is filming a movie. He’ll be out for that, but I”ll be around.”
Florian is used to the broadcasting role, serving as co-host of the popular ESPN.com and ESPN mobile television weekly show MMA Live, filled in for Rogan for UFC 83, and commentated for WEC 41.
Florian has also served as a special guest commentator on MMAWeekly Radio for several years.
UFC Fight Night 19 will be the second time the Ultimate Fighting Championship has gone to
Oklahoma, but the first time in nearly fifteen years. UFC 4 was held in Tulsa on Dec. 16, 1994.