Mir is currently deep in taining for an upcoming heavyweight interim championship showdown with Shane Carwin at UFC 111.
The news of the anchor change comes through WEC representatives in a recent report at MMAJunkie.com.
While Bonnar’s position with the UFC following three consecutive deats under the promotion seeming secure at this time with a potential rematch with Krzysztof Soszynski being rumored for the near future, the commentating side of things could be one possible avenue “The American Psycho” decides to pursue when his career punching and choking people has come to an end.
Bonnar has some previous experience in the field with UFC 59 currently on his current commentating resume.
WEC 47 is set to take place from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio this Saturday evening, March 6, with Brian Bowles making the first defense of his bantamweight crown against Tucson, Arizona’s Dominick Cruz in the headlining match-up.