The Origin of "Let's Get Ready to Rumble!" Revealed

Monday December 16th, 2013

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Legendary announcer Michael Buffer stopped by SI Now today and talked about pre-fight introductions and his legendary "Let's get ready to rumble!" catchphrase. Buffer tried out a series of less successful calls, including "Man your battle stations" and "Fasten your seat belts," before drawing from Muhammed Ali's "I'm ready to rumble!"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VpFITa9eYoQ

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