Michael Buffer gets paid up to $100 000 per event which is combined with first class travel and luxury hotels according to numerous reports. For promoters around the world having a major event without Buffer doing the announcements doesn’t work well.
Buffer is so well known and respected that across the globe his famous saying is known to even casual sport fans. Buffer has recently been doing a lot of work across England, Russia & Australia. Buffer was previously dominant in the USA, however since boxing has risen in other countries he’s in demand. And he always does very well.