Bruce Buffer is the UFC ring announcer, the Voice of MMA and the author of It's Time. Bruce was interviewed for my Journey To Success Radio network.
Brad Szollose, author of Liquid Leadership was the guest host for the show.
I met Brad at the Think and Grow Rich Summit in Del Mar, CA this year. We were both speakers at the event.
Order Bruce's book through this link http://bufferzone.craveonline.com/book and Bruce will send you a signed bookplate.
Bruce Buffer has been the “Official Voice of the Octagon” for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) since 1997 and with many other mixed martial arts events worldwide and is recognized internationally as “The Voice of Mixed Martial Arts”. The UFC is seen worldwide on Satellite and Cable TV PPV. He was also on SPIKE TV’s hit series “UFC Unleashed” and “Ultimate Fight Night” and now appears on all FOX network televised UFC events and Pay Per Views viewed by millions worldwide. The UFC is one of the most popular sports DVD’s sold and rented in video stores internationally.
Buffer is a featured character both as the Octagon announcer and as a fighter in seven UFC video games by CRAVE, THQ and the new EA UFC game to be released in 2013/2014, plus is also the model and voice for the boxing character Tony T. in the Ready 2 Rumble Boxing Round 2 video game by Midway. He has co-starred with Robin Williams and Billy Crystal on NBC’s hit TV show “FRIENDS”, appeared alongside Antonio Banderas in the motion picture “Play it to the Bone” and performed voice over work for Clint Eastwood’s 2004 Best Picture Oscar award winner, “Million Dollar Baby” and appeared as himself in the 2012 Kevin James film “Here Comes The Boom!” amongst numerous other TV shows, movies and special events.
As a ranked professional Poker player, on the pro tournament poker circuit, he has been seen on NBC’s Poker After Dark, the Travel Channel’s popular “World Poker Tour TV Show” featuring his playing at the final Table of the 2005 WPT LA Invitational, where he placed 6th after being eliminated by pro player, Chris “Jesus” Ferguson. He also co-starred in the critically acclaimed instructional poker DVD “All In” along with poker pro Phil Gordon.
Bruce is President and CEO of Buffer Enterprises, Inc., through which he manages his entrepreneurial ventures. He has proven himself as a motivational speaker and has received praise from top industry professionals for his management and guidance of the successful career of his brother Michael Buffer, the world famous sports and entertainment announcer. His work involves the creation, design and management of all product and promotional licensing surrounding Michael Buffer’s world famous “LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE®” trademark phrase, which has grown into a major international enterprise, approaching $400,000,000 in retail sales worldwide and growing.
Bruce Buffer has expanded the “LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!®” brand, which has become a part of American sports culture, into all areas of sports, entertainment and merchandising. Some examples of many successful licensing ventures developed are the “Ready 2 Rumble Boxing” video game franchise by Midway, Rumble Robots by Trendmasters, the “Ready 2 Rumble Electronic Boxing Ring” by Manly Toy Quest, WCW Wrestling toys by Toy Biz and the “Ready to Rumble” movie by Warner Bros. Bruce Buffer states that, “My future plans are explosive! I’ve only touched on possibilities. There is a lot more to come.”
A favorite film is “JERRY MAGUIRE” starring Tom Cruise. Bruce states, “I live this every day. Some people say show me the money, I say show me the Rumble!”
Bruce Buffer is classified as a true entrepreneur, announcer, entertainer and motivational speaker who keeps the viewing public attentive and excited about products and events he represents. He is also well known for introducing international events with his famous internationally trademarked phrase which is gorwing huge internationally by the day to to all televised UFC events and ongoing product and event licensing: