77 minutes | Dec 18th 2020

Ep. 27 - Burt Watson: Babysitter to the Stars

Burt Watson has had a history of working with the best of the best in boxing and MMA.  As a consultant, advisor, promoter, and event coordinator, Burt commands a wealth of knowledge, which is unparalleled in both industries. He coordinated some of the most recognized fights and fighters in boxing and mixed martial arts, serving first as business manager for Joe Frazier in the 1970s and continuing throughout the new millennium.  Among the fighters that he's worked with are Muhammad Ali, Larry Holmes, George Foreman, Ken Norton, Mike Tyson, Oscar De La Hoya, and countless others.  Burt also worked directly with promoters Don King, Lou Duva, Frank Warren, and Univision. In 2001, Burt was introduced to the UFC and Dana White.  There, he served a coordinator for their televised and pay-per-view events.   Burt has also organized championship fights and boxing events on such networks as ESPN, Showtime, HBO, CBS, and ABC.
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