Curt Menefee (born July 22, 1965) is an American sportscaster who is the host of the Fox network's NFL show Fox NFL Sunday. His co-hosts are Jimmy Johnson, Terry Bradshaw, Howie Long, and Michael Strahan.
Early life and career
Menefee attended Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. At Coe, he was a member of the Sigma Nu fraternity. Menefee resides in Los Angeles, California. He gave the commencement speech at Coe College in 2010 and was awarded an Honorary Doctorate in Journalism.
Curt Menefee called the NFL preseason for the Jaguars TV network from 2005-2007.
Prior to joining Fox Sports full-time, he was a sports reporter for MSG Network's SportsDesk show. Prior to that, he was the sports anchor for WNYW, New York City's Fox flagship station.He also appeared on-air on WTLV in Jacksonville, Florida. He began calling NFL games on Fox in the late 1990s. He also hosted a radio show on the popular Dallas, Texas sports radio station KTCK ("The Ticket"). He was also the sports anchor for KTVT in neighboring Fort Worth, where he refused to wear socks during the newscast. Menefee has provided play-by-play for Fox's NFL Europe and NFL on Fox coverage in the spring and summer months.
On May 24, 2008, Menefee made an appearance on MLB on Fox. He held play-by-play duties alongside José Mota during a game between the Los Angeles Angels and the Chicago White Sox.
On May 22, 2010, Menefee hosted Fox's coverage of the 2010 UEFA Champions League Final between FC Internazionale Milano and FC Bayern Munich in the first broadcast of that tournament's final on over-the-air broadcast television in the United States.
On November 12, 2011, Menefee became the host of the UFC on Fox with Randy Couture and Jon Jones.
Menefee also provided ringside commentary for Top Rank's coverage of the Pacquiao-Hatton fight. He was also the play-by-play announcer for ShoBox: The New Generation. On January 7, 2012, Menefee announced he was leaving ShoBox.
Mixed Martial Arts
Menefee was named host of UFC on Fox in 2011. He continues to serve that capacity.
Menefee has had many partners.
- Terry Bradshaw
- Howie Long
- Michael Strahan
- Jimmy Johnson
- Tim Ryan
- Tim Green
- Brian Baldinger
- Jon Jones
- Randy Couture
- Phil Jackson
- Mike Fratello
- Reggie Miller
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- "Fox Acquires Bruce Arena and Curt Menefee For Champions League Final | Independent voice for EPL soccer fans since 2005 – EPL Talk | Page 18941". Epltalk.com. 2010-04-30. http://www.epltalk.com/fox-acquires-bruce-arena-curt-menefee-for-champions-league-final/18941. Retrieved 2012-11-08.
- 1:35. "It's Showtime for Curt Menefee - ESPN". Espn.go.com. http://espn.go.com/sports/boxing/blog/_/name/rafael_dan/id/4516105. Retrieved 2011-05-17.
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