Sean Wheelock

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Sean Wheelock
Born Shawnee, Kansas, United States
Nationality American
Other names The Big Wheel
Occupation Sports broadcaster:

Sean Wheelock is a current mixed martial arts and football (soccer) commentator based in Kansas City, Kansas. He served as the commentator for the M-1 Challenge[1] and currently serves as the play-by-play television commentator for Bellator Fighting Championships. He also reports on the CONCACAF region of football for the BBC World Service.[2] In 2013, he became a commentator for FC Kansas City.[3]

He features regularly on The World Football Phone-In, which airs weekly as part of "Up All Night" on BBC Radio 5, with the nickname "The Big Wheel". In the past he has worked as a commentator for XM Radio at the 2006 World Cup,[4] as well as for ESPN and Fox Soccer Channel.

On January 24, 2009, Wheelock served as the play-by-play commentator for the pay-per-view broadcast of Affliction M-1 Global Day of Reckoning.

On July 19, 2012, Wheelock appeared as a guest announcer on TNA Impact Wrestling.

Wheelock collaborated with Art Davie to write a non-fiction book,[5] Is This Legal?: The Inside Story of The First UFC From the Man Who Created It, which was published by Ascend Books on July 1, 2014.


  1. ^ "M-1 global boadcaster Sean Wheelock on Saturdays MMA Gospel radio show". Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  2. ^ "Can football be India's next big thing?". BBC World Service. 30 April 2010. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  3. ^ "FC KANSAS CITY ANNOUNCES BROADCAST PARTNERS". FC Kansas City. April 15, 2013. Retrieved 1 December 2013. 
  4. ^ Williams, Jim (13 June 2006). "Jim Williams: Johnson highlights XM's Cup coverage". The Washington Examiner. Retrieved 27 February 2011. 
  5. ^ "Is This Legal?". Ascend Books. 

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