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READY TO RUMBLE AT EPHESUS (15 OF 15)

by Donald Cantrell


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Ready to Rumble at Ephesus (15 of 15)
Series: Ephesians
Donald Cantrell
Ephesians 6:10-24


I - The Satanic Enemy (10 - 12)
II - The Spiritual Equipment (13 - 17)
III - The Sincere Ending (18 - 24)

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Let's Get Ready To Rumble

Any big fight night is not quite complete without the booming voice of Michael Buffer shouting: 'Let's get ready to rumble'.

Every big title fight between boxing giants has to have the Buffer ''bling'' and the American is in London to announce Anthony Joshua's showdown with Wladimir Klitschko.

Buffer will reportedly pocket $4 million for announcing the entrances of Joshua and Klitschko. The Philadelphia native charges big bucks for the massive clashes and Joshua's showdown is set to be the biggest of 2017.

It seems a hefty price for a man with a microphone, but Buffer has been stoking crowds for 35 years and has become the world's most famous ringmaster.

Reports estimate Buffer is worth anywhere between $120 million and $326 million with the 72-year-old's skills in high demand.

Buffer was on hand to announce Tony Bellew's fight with David Haye and will take on the responsibility of stirring a 90,000-strong Wembley crowd on Saturday.

The legend has announced a thousand fights by his count and left behind a career in modeling to do the job full time.

Buffer has had to battle throat cancer in recent years and revealed just how seriously he takes his beloved job.

'After making my notes in the afternoon, I usually visit the fighters in their dressing rooms before they go out,' Buffer told the Daily Mail.

'I check what color trunks they'll be wearing and sometimes the pronunciation of their names, particularly if they're from eastern Europe or Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia. 'I'll make sure I write those out phonetically.

'Some guys' names I love announcing. I actually gave Mike Tyson his 'Iron Mike' nickname...' Buffer pauses momentarily an ...

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