Todd Grisham

UFC Play-by-Play Announcer & Host

Todd Grisham handles play-by-play duties for UFC FIGHT NIGHT events on FS1, and serves as a studio desk host for UFC WEIGH-IN, UFC PREFIGHT and UFC POSTFIGHT SHOWS on FS1 and FS2. Grisham also serves as the television play-by-play announcer for the Glory Kickboxing Series.

Grisham spent six years working at ESPN in a variety of roles including hosting “SportsCenter,” “MMA Live,” “Friday Night Fights” and at ESPNEWS hosting the “HightLight Express.”

Prior to joining ESPN in 2011, Grisham worked as a professional wrestling commentator for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). During his tenure with the WWE, he worked as the play-by-play commentator for Smackdown and then WWE NXT. Grisham also served as the play-by-play commentator for the ECW brand and won the 2008 Slammy Award for Announce Team of the Year. He began his term with the WWE as the play by play commentator of Heat, hosted the web shot “Byte This!” and Raw’s “Bottom Line.” He also called Raw main events. In 2009, Grisham hosted the 2009 WWE Hall of Fame induction ceremony.

In 2007, Grisham was named the host for FOX Soccer Channel’s Major League Soccer broadcasts, working alongside Christopher Sullivan for pre-game and post-game coverage of the network’s Saturday night broadcasts until 2010.

His first professional job in the television industry was with KTVO of Ottumwa, Iowa, where he worked for a year and a half. He was a sportscaster for KOLD-TV Tucson for approximately five years before moving to the WWE as an announcer.

Born in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, Grisham was raised in Bay Minette, Alabama and Orange Park, Florida. Grisham attended Wingate University on a soccer scholarship and later transferred to the University of West Georgia, where he received his degree in communications.

Grisham currently lives in Connecticut with his three “amazing” daughters. Follow Grisham on Twitter at: @GrishamMMA