Jimmy Smith is a well-known MMA fighter who was born on September 2, 1977 in. James Smith is a mixed martial arts commentator and former fighter from the United States. He co-hosted the Discovery Channel television show Fight Quest with Doug Anderson.
He’s also a former Bellator, UFC, and Premier Boxing Champions commentator. He was a former American Ninja Warrior host from 2010 to 2011. Jimmy Smith’s Zodiac Sign is Capricorn, according to astrologers.
Smith was announced as a commentator for Invicta FC on March 8, 2019.
Jimmy Smith’s Net Worth
Jimmy is one of the wealthiest MMA fighters and one of the most popular MMA fighters. According to Wikipedia, Forbes, and Business Insider, Jimmy Smith’s net worth is around $1.5 million as of 2022.
Jimmy Smith Career
Mixed martial arts career
Smith had intended to attend graduate school at UCLA but was denied admission. He decided to go pro in MMA and accepted a fight on two days’ notice in a regional unsanctioned event, which he won with an armbar in 30 seconds. He only lost one of his six MMA fights. He decided to stop fighting after being hired as a host for the Discovery Channel’s Fight Quest.
Mixed martial arts and boxing
Smith received an audition for Fight Quest a week after his most recent fight, and he was hired. He co-hosted Fight Quest with Doug Anderson for two seasons. It aired for the last time on October 3, 2008.
After Fight Quest, he received an email from Jerry Millen, the former vice president of Pride, asking him to fill in as a color commentator for an M-1 Global event in Amsterdam. Millen Observed Fight Quest And Sent Messages To Both Smith And Anderson; Whoever Returned First Would Have Obtained The Position.
Thus, he transitioned from Mma to hosting to commentating after obtaining the job. After signing television deals with Fox Sports Net, NBC, and Telemundo, Smith became Bellator’s color commentator for the second season in 2010. In the same year, Smith began hosting the second season of American Ninja Warrior.
Smith co-hosted American Ninja Warrior until the end of the third season when he was replaced by Jonny Moseley. On March 13, 2015, Smith and former boxing champion Antonio Tarver served as co-hosts for Premier Boxing Champions. On December 28, 2017, Bellator announced Smith’s departure after a seven-year tenure.
Twelve months ago, on January 12, 2018, Smith signed with the UFC. Smith disclosed on January 1, 2019, that UFC did not renew his contract as a commentator. Smith joined Invicta FC as a commentator, which was announced on March 8, 2019.
Smith replaced Adnan Virk as the play-by-play commentator for Monday Night Raw on May 26, 2021. On October 6, 2022, Smith informed WWE of his departure.
Who is Jimmy Smith dating?
Jimmy Smith is possibly single and has never been married. Jimmy Smith’s is not dating anyone as of May 2022.
Mixed martial arts record
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|6 matches||5 wins||1 loss|