Michael Buffer

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Michael Buffer
Michael Buffer Fight For Children Washington DC Nov 2007.JPG
Buffer in 2007
Born (1944-11-02) November 2, 1944 (age 75)
OccupationRing announcer, actor
Years active1982–present
Known for"Let's Get Ready To Rumble!" catchphrase
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Websitewww.letsrumble.com

Michael Buffer (born November 2, 1944) is an American ring announcer for boxing and professional wrestling matches. He is known for his trademarked catchphrase, "Let's get ready to rumble!". He is also known for creating the announcing style in which he rolls certain letters and adds other emphasis to a fighter's name.

As of 2009, the catchphrase has generated $400 million in revenue from licensing the trademark.[1]

In 2008, Buffer was treated for throat cancer.[2]

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  2. "Michael Buffer Battles Cancer".

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