MMAjunkie.com has learned that veteran UFC announcer Bruce Buffer has agreed to handle announcing duties at June's "WEC 49: Varner vs. Shalorus" event.
While terms of the deal were not disclosed, Buffer's contract with the WEC does not appear to be long-term in nature at this time and instead applies only to the June event.
Buffer's services were required following the recent departure of former WEC announcer Joe Martinez.
While Buffer certainly won't be a new face to mixed martial arts fans, he will be making his official WEC debut. Buffer also handled announcing duties for April's "Aldo vs. Faber" event, though the WEC identity was removed from the entirety of that broadcast.
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