Bruce Buffer
Bruce Buffer
Celebrated Name: Bruce Buffer
Real Name/Full Name: Bruce Anthony Buffer
Gender: Male
Age: 66 years old
Birth Date: 21 May 1957
Birth Place: Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States
Nationality: American
Height: 1.8 m
Weight: 75 kg
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Marital Status: Single
Wife/Spouse (Name): No
Children: No
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Profession: American professional mixed martial arts ring announcer and the official Octagon announcer for UFC events, introduced on broadcasts as the “Veteran Voice of the Octagon
Net Worth in 2024: $12 million
Last Updated: May 2024

Bruce Anthony Buffer is a famous American official Octagon announcer for the UFC events from 1996 until the present. He is known to the “Veteran Voice of the Octagon”. Before being an announcer, Bruce was into Martial arts and learned Tang Soo Do(black belt) and Judo (Green belt).

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Early Life

Bruce Buffer was born on May 21, 1957, in Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, to Connie of Italian descent. Bruce has a half-brother named Michael Buffer. Both the brothers are grandsons of the famous boxer, Johnny Buff. Michael works as a wrestling ring announcer of boxing. The brothers, Bruce and Michael, own their Company – The Buffer Partnership, where Bruce is the President and the CEO.

Age, Height, and Weight

Being born on 21 May 1957, Bruce Buffer is 66 years old as of today’s date 18th May 2024. His height is 1.8 m tall, and weight is 75 kg.

Career

At the age of 13-years old, Bruce first tried martial arts while he was residing in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Later, when he was 15-years old, Bruce moved to Malibu, California with his family. Bruce was befriended by two students of Chuck Norris, the famous teacher of Tang Soo Do.

Hence, Bruce also holds a second degree in the black belt of Tang Soo Do. He began his kickboxing while he was in his twenties. However, Bruce had to give up the sport after suffering from his second concussion when he was aged 32.

As a UFC announcer, Bruce Buffer uses catchphrases. His signature move is the “Buffer 180”. Accordingly, he motions directly across the Octagon before spinning 180° rapidly and pointing to the corner that is introduced. Bruce Buffer also performs 45°, and 90° turns before most fights.

He is known to save his “Buffer 180” for main and co-main events. Joe Rogan encouraged Bruce at UFC 100 for months. Eventually, Bruce performed the “Buffer 360” when he introduced Frank Mir vs Brock Lesnar. Bruce is well-known for the “Buffer Bow” for Randy Couture. He bends and bows down like a knight does in front of a king.

Bruce has appeared at notable places outside UFC such as he has announced several other MMA promotions internationally. In 2008, Bruce announced in boxing on HBO, K-1 events that took place with Joel Casamayor vs Michael Katsidis.

Bruce is a well-known international professional poker player. He has appeared on ESPN’s World Series of Poker Main Events. Bruce played the World Champion, Chris Money-maker, at the televised table in 2007. Bruce also made it to the 2005 Final Table of the World Poker Tour. In the season 3 invitation at the Commerce Casino, Bruce was placed in 6th position.

Bruce was on the MMA versus poker pro-match on “Poker After Dark”, an NBC show. He played with Strike-force Fighter, Dan Henderson, and UFC Fighter, Randy Couture. Bruce outlasted them. Erick Lindgren and Patrik Antonius finished second after losing in heads-up play to Howard Lederer.

In the World Series of Poker (2010), main event final table Bruce was honoured to start with the poker phrase – “Shuffle up and deal!” Since September 2010, the Luxor Las Vegas has named their poker room after Bruce Buffer.

Bruce Buffer appeared on some TV shows as the Season 3 Episode 24 of Friends, “The One with the Ultimate Fighting Champion”. On Entourage, the HBO series, Bruce appeared in an episode called “Gotcha!” where he announced the exhibition fight for Chuck Liddell’s charity.

Bruce featured on the Comedy Central show “Tosh” on 20th March 2012. Bruce is the official announcer for the World Series of Beer Pong. Currently, he featured as the announcer pack in the video game, Paladins.

Awards & Achievements:

There are no specific awards in his list, but he is still known as a successful announcer and TV personality who is often referred to as the “Veteran Voice of the Octagon”.

Net Worth & Salary of Bruce Buffer in 2024

Bruce Buffer Net Worth
Bruce Buffer Net Worth

Bruce Buffer earns from all his selected careers. His estimated net worth is $12 million as of May 2024. For every fight being a Ring announcer, he earned $30,000. His UFC salary at present is said to be $1,00,000 for every event. Bruce’s brother Michael and Bruce owns a company named The Buffer Partnership.

Bruce Buffer is aged 60 American famous for his voice of the Octagon, UFC Announcer. He earns extra by playing professional poker games. His signature movies and catchphrases are quite famous among audiences.

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