PRESENTER

Michael Buffer

1944 - Today

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Michael Buffer (born November 2, 1944) is an American ring announcer or "MC" for boxing and professional wrestling matches. He is known for his trademarked catchphrase, "Let's get ready to rumble!", and for pioneering a distinctive announcing style in which he rolls certain letters and adds other inflections to a fighter's name. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Buffer has received more than 2,942,695 page views. His biography is available in 21 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 17 in 2019). Michael Buffer is the 20th most popular presenter (down from 19th in 2019), the 3,628th most popular biography from United States and the 13th most popular American Presenter.

Memorability Metrics

  • 2.9M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.02

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 21

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 2.92

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.15

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

Page views of Michael Buffers by language


Among PRESENTERS

Among presenters, Michael Buffer ranks 20 out of 109Before him are Johnny Carson, Ed Sullivan, Walter Cronkite, Nick Vujicic, Sharon Osbourne, and Rudi Carrell. After him are Howard Stern, Mike Bongiorno, John Peel, Regis Philbin, Conan O'Brien, and Thomas Gottschalk.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1944, Michael Buffer ranks 242Before him are Glen Cook, Raymond Moody, Nicholas, Crown Prince of Montenegro, Petar Zhekov, Gregory Jarvis, and Rick Davies. After him are Miruts Yifter, Mitchell Feigenbaum, Elizabeth Loftus, Vernor Vinge, Oqil Oqilov, and Phillip Allen Sharp.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Michael Buffer ranks 3,628 out of 15,968Before him are Joseph Cornell (1903), Marcus Miller (1959), Marilyn Chambers (1952), Mary Tyler Moore (1936), Jeffrey Wright (1965), and William H. Prescott (1796). After him are Robert Blake (1933), James Tiptree Jr. (1915), Kevin Sorbo (1958), Sanford B. Dole (1844), Stanley Kamel (1943), and Elizabeth Monroe (1768).

Among PRESENTERS In United States

Among presenters born in United States, Michael Buffer ranks 13Before him are David Letterman (1947), Anna Moffo (1932), Christine Chubbuck (1944), Johnny Carson (1925), Ed Sullivan (1901), and Walter Cronkite (1916). After him are Howard Stern (1954), Mike Bongiorno (1924), Regis Philbin (1931), Conan O'Brien (1963), Barbara Walters (1929), and Casey Kasem (1932).