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  • 16 hours ago
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It was a sad day for current UFC fighters, who poured out their thanks and disappointment following news that the dubbed "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving the promotion. A day after the rumors that the "Babysitter to the stars" Burt Watson was leaving his position as the UFC's site coordinator after 14 years, Watson went to Twitter to confirm the news himself. Watson, a great friend and former manager of the late boxing legend Joe Frazier, was an integral "behind the scenes" part read news >>

  • 22 hours ago
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After 14 years, the echo of "We rollin'!" will not come crashing off the backstage walls at UFC events. read news >>

  • a day ago
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Longtime production manager Burt Watson has left the UFC. On Tuesday, the “babysitter to the stars” confirmed his departure and fighters took to Twitter to react. read news >>

  • 23 hours ago
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Burt Watson, the beloved site coordinator affectionately dubbed the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars," announced Tuesday that his 14-year run with the UFC had reached an end. Known for his booming rallying cry -- "WE ROLLLLLIIINNN" -- Watson was in many ways the glue that held fight weeks together, a relentlessly exuberant rock who just this year received a lifetime achievement award from the World MMA Awards for his service. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lor read news >>

  • a day ago
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The longtime "Babysitter to the Stars," Burt Watson, has parted ways with the UFC. The longtime site coordinator announced his departure via Twitter on Tuesday. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini pic.twitter.com/8eL04mVGaW — Burt Watson (@BurtWatson4real) March 3, 2015 Watson wore many hats with the UFC, but was generally considered the glue behind the curtain for the live events and throughout fight week. His trademark yell -- read news >>

  • a day ago
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Check out the outpouring of support that longtime UFC site coordinator Burt Watson received on social media following the announcement of his exit from the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a day ago
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After earlier reports, Burt Watson has confirmed that he's leaving the UFC after working over a decade with the company. Rumors were swirling earlier that Burt Watson had walked out in the middle of UFC 184, and today, the man himself has confirmed the news. Although no specific reason was given by Watson or the UFC officials, the man dubbed as the 'Babysitter to the Stars' went on social media to announce that he was indeed leaving the company. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside read news >>

  • a day ago
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We rollinnnnnnn' ... right out the door and into retirement. After 14 years of babysitting mixed martial arts (MMA) stars for Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), the world's leading combat sports promotion, Burt Watson is walking away from the fight game, announcing his retirement earlier today (Tues., March 3, 2015) on Twitter. After 14 AMAZING YEARS I've decided to step aside thank U Dana White Lorenzo Fertitta & Donna Marcolini pic.twitter.com/8eL04mVGaW — Burt Watson (@BurtWatson4real) Mar read news >>

  • a day ago
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One of the UFC’s most recognizable names (and bellowing voices) has confirmed his exit from the promotion.Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

  • a day ago
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One of the UFC's most recognized figures is apparently out of the organization, and nobody seems quite sure as to why. He's been the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars" for years. Burt Watson has been the man behind the curtain for most UFC events, keeping fighters on schedule for weigh-ins, walkouts, and everything in-between. Suddenly, in a flash, it appears he's gone. Rumors started spreading early Monday morning that the UFC's event coordintor had quit his job with the promotion, possibly due to read news >>

  • a day ago
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One of the early rumors is that Watson left the UFC over an issue with Mark Munoz's weight cut. Munoz however is quick to deny any part in those allegations. Burt Watson's reported exit from the UFC has come as a shock to many fans, as he has long been one of the cornerstones of Zuffa's event promotion. Responsible for booking rides, helping with weight cuts, timing walkouts, and all sorts of other little jobs, the idea that he could suddenly be gone feels almost surreal. Even stranger are the r read news >>

  • a day ago
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One of the UFC's most recognized figures is apparently out of the organization, and nobody seems quite sure as to why. He's been the UFC's "Babysitter to the Stars" for years. Burt Watson has been the man behind the curtain for most UFC events, keeping fighters on schedule for weigh-ins, walkouts, and everything in-between. Suddenly, in a flash, it appears he's gone. Rumors started spreading early Monday morning that the UFC's event coordintor had quit his job with the promotion, possibly due to read news >>

  • a month ago
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LAS VEGAS -- Rafael Natal talks about his decision over Tom Watson at UFC 183, showcasing his complete game, his focus on takedowns, Watson's toughness, the state of the middleweight division after Weidman's injury, and more. read news >>

  • a month ago
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John Lineker came from behind to take a unanimous decision win over Ian McCall in their UFC 183 flyweight fight, while Rafael Natal took a clear decision over Tom Watson. A much-anticipated UFC 183 flyweight bout between two top contenders was the marquee bout in the middle of the UFC 183 preliminary card. Before that, a battle of middleweights took place. Check out the results below. Rafael Natal defeated Tom Watson by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) As Joe Rogan pointed out many times read news >>

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