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A Poker Life: Bruce Buffer

by Ryan Lucchesi |  Published: Apr 29, 2011

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Poker is just a part of life for modern Renaissance man Bruce Buffer, but that in no way reflects a lack of passion for the game. Buffer simply has many interests competing for his time. He is the president and CEO of “The Buffer Partnership,” with his half-brother and boxing ring-announcer Michael Buffer. Both are the grandsons of former world champion boxer Johnny Buff, so a background of competitiveness inspires the family even today. In addition to his business interests, Buffer is best known as the official voice of the octagon at Ultimate Fighting Championship events. He travels the world promoting and announcing for the UFC, which leaves him little time for one of his passions — poker. Buffer has racked up $221,793 in prize money on the felt, and also has appeared on Poker After Dark. The Bruce Buffer Poker Room at the Luxor in Las Vegas honors him, ...


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