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Ring Announcer

I am an international ring announcer based in Europe, born and raised in Australia, hence my slogan: THE THUNDER FROM DOWN UNDER.

Peter Linka

After announcing the superfights at the 2013 K-1 World Grand Prix, I became the resident ring announcer of the Final Fight Championship (FFC), hosting Kickboxing and MMA events across Europe and in the USA.

Peter Linka

Over the past decade, I've hosted over 50 major combat sports events (including MMA, Kickboxing, Muay Thai and Boxing) in 16 countries on 4 continents. I'm seeking further co-operation with fighting promotions that require an experienced announcer with an international presence.

Peter Linka

To date, I've worked with the following promotions:

- Dynamite Fighting Show (DFS)
BRAVE Combat Federation
Fight Clubbing
- Venator Fighting Championship
- Elite MMA Championship (EMC)
- XFN
- German MMA Championship (GMC)
- Cage Fighting
- Innferno Fighting Championship
- Prague Fight Nights
- A1 World Grand Prix
- Prestige Fight
- Glory (undercard)
- Final Fight Championship (FFC)
- K-1 World Grand Prix (superfights)

My catchphrase derives from the ferocity of Kickboxing and MMA bouts that fighters regularly refer to as 'war', as well as the nature of the main event itself; the bout that everyone awaits with the greatest anticipation: 

“LET'S SEE THE WAR

     WE'VE BEEN WAITING FOR!”  ®

 

The following videos present samples of my announcing style:

Peter Linka
Ring Announcer - Showreel

 

Peter Linka
Cage Announcer

 

Please CONTACT ME to discuss the details of me hosting your fighting event.

 

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Friday, 07 September 2012 08:59

About Me

Whatever I’m working on, I’m always striving to add that ‘little plus’, which makes that particular project just that little bit better.

This is true whether I’m hosting a combat sports event, preparing for a new film role, writing a song lyric, training business people in public speaking, hosting a corporate video, or welcoming the guests of an international company at a gala dinner.

I was raised by Hungarian parents in Australia where I graduated from university with a Bachelor’s Degree in Electronic Engineering. However, my passion was always for the performing arts and entertainment. In 1988, I received a scholarship to study at the Academy of Drama and Film in Budapest. So I left Australia to pursue my passions in Europe. This has lead to vast collaborations with wondrous people from all over the globe, resulting in the diverse and colourful professional life that I am blessed with today.

A friend once described me as a 'renaissance man'. True, I do many things. As to what I do when, that’s always changing. One thing is always certain: whatever I'm doing, I’m always doing it with passion. In everything I do, my ambition is to always leave a mark that makes people feel, "We got more than we expected, and it’d be great to work with this guy again."

Feel free to explore my Business and Creative activities. I trust you'll find something of interest.

 

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