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Top 5 UFC Speakers

  • By Noah Schwartz
  •  Feb 16, 2022

Over the past few years, no other sport has seen a rise in their viewership like the Ultimate Fighting Championship has. Fans all over the world tune in to partake in the thrills of the fights and the giant personalities of each of the UFC’s fighters makes it all the more entertaining to watch. If you are looking for a speaker for your next event who can help ensure your event is a success, consider one of the many UFC speakers featured on Engage. Check out the Top 5 UFC Speakers available to book today on Engage:

5. Clay Guida

Clay Guida, also known as “The Carpenter,” is a fighter in the Lightweight division. His nickname comes from his life before the UFC, where he was a Union Carpenter. Guida’s record in the Ultimate Fighting Championship since 2003 is 36-20, and he has landed himself in the UFC Hall of Fame for his efforts. Outside of the octagon, Guida is an avid fisherman, and runs the Instagram account @gillzandthrillzwithguida, where he shares all things fishing and UFC. He is known in the sport for his incredible aggression and his grappling skills, and his trademark tangle of hair. Guida’s energy that has made him a legend in his sport is sure to entertain and excite everyone in attendance at your next event.

4. Curtis Blaydes

Curtis Blaydes, also known as “Razor,” is an American professional mixed martial artist, and is currently at the top of his game in the Heavyweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. His current record in the UFC is 15-3, and he continues to stay dominant. Other than his passion for MMA, Blaydes is a video-game junkie and is the co-host of a weekly YouTube show called “The Night Lodge,” where he interviews his guests while playing video games with them. His past guests have included Michael Carter-Williams of the Orlando Magic and UFC sensation Neil Magny. Blaydes is the father of a beautiful daughter named Harlie, and he fights the good fight against childhood cancer as a partner of the Orion Initiative. Your audience will have an experience they will never forget with Blaydes as your keynote speaker. 

3. Alexander Volkanovski

Alexander Volkanovski, also known as “The Great,” is a current champion in the Featherweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Hailing from Australia, where he is a two-time national gold medalist in wrestling, Volkanovski has been able to represent his country on some of the world’s biggest stages. He is the owner of CMBT Nutrition, a company that makes vitamins and supplements especially for combat fighters. Currently, Volkanovski is on a 21 fight win streak with 11 wins by knockout and 2 title defenses in his career, and he appears to be poised to continue his streak this year. Book Volkanovski as your next keynote speaker, it is sure to be the greatest ever.

2. Randy Couture

Randy Couture is a former UFC champion, a veteran US Army sergeant, and an actor. He has had one of the most decorated careers in the history of the Ultimate Fighting Championship with six separate UFC title reigns across the span of two different weight classes. His love for fighting began in high school where he won a state wrestling championship, and continued in college where he became a three-time NCAA All-American. He earned his place in the UFC Hall of Fame, and since his retirement, he has opened his own chain of gyms, Xtreme Couture MMA, started a clothing line, Xtreme Couture Clothing, and founded the Xtreme Couture GI Foundation, which advocates for and financially supports wounded veterans. Couture is currently working with Jay Glazer of Fox Sports, and Green Beret and NFL player Nate Boyer to create Merging Vets and Players, which is a program that helps both athletes and veterans transition from their service and professional life into a civilian life. Couture is as much of a personality in real life as he is in the UFC world, so book him as your keynote speaker with no regrets.

1. Kamaru Usman

Kamaru Usman, also known as the “Nigerian Nightmare,” is a fighter in the Welterweight division of the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Usman grew up in Nigeria, fighting with his brothers, and when he moved to America, he found a knack for wrestling in highschool. In college, Usman was a Division II national champion at the University of Nebraska Kearney, and this was just the start of championships for him. In 2019, Usman became the first African UFC champion, and feels grateful for the opportunity to be able to be not only an ambassador for Africa, but for anyone who has a dream to make it to the top of their game. Usman’s current inspiration is his daughter Samirah, who has inspired him to work to achieve his goals not just in fighting, but as an actor and a commentator. His nearly 3 million followers on Instagram are always entertained by his style and his attempts to keep things fun, and anyone in attendance at your event will be sure to have a memorable time with Usman.

Should I book a speaker for my event?

In today’s age, our attention span is dwindling. A technological era in which we can get rushes of dopamine to our brain in a couple seconds by scrolling on a variety of social media platforms has created an atmosphere where we quickly become uninterested by something if we are not immediately curious to hear more. In an event, this means being able to grab your audience’s attention immediately and pull them in, wanting to hear more. This is where hiring a speaker for an event comes into play. The speakers that are on Engage’s website are some of the most high-class, interesting stories you will ever hear. Engage has the stories and speakers that will hold your audience captive with interest. 

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