Marc Ratner is the former head of the Nevada State Athletic Commission and a member of the Boxing and UFC Hall of Fame. On May 15, 2006, he took over as Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for the UFC and has been instrumental in the “push” to get MMA legalized in Canada, the United States, and across the world.
Marc Ratner Road To UFC Hall of Fame
Marc Ratner is an American entrepreneur who is the current Vice President of Regulatory Affairs with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Formerly, he was the Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.
Ratner joined the Nevada Athletic Commission in 1985. He became the Chief Inspector of the Nevada athletic commission in 1987 and Executive Director in 1992. Ratner left the Nevada Athletic Commission and joined the UFC as its vice president for regulatory affairs on May 15, 2006.
Marc Ratner became a member of the UFC Hall Of Fame on November 21, 2020. UFC president Dana White said about Marc
“Marc Ratner is the most influential and respected regulator in combat sports history. Marc was instrumental in getting the sport of mixed martial arts sanctioned and regulated globally and the tireless work he did to educate athletic commissions about MMA paved the way for us to host events around the world. It will be an honor for me to induct him into the UFC Hall of Fame Class of 2020.”
Ratner was previously elected to the International Boxing Hall of Fame (2016), the Nevada Boxing Hall of Fame (2013), the Southern Nevada Sports Hall of Fame (2006), and the World Boxing Hall of Fame (2005).
Under Rainer’s supervision, the regulation of MMA has expanded worldwide. When Marc first joined UFC, there were approximately 20 States that regulated mixed martial arts. As of today, MMA is legal in all 50 states, as well as Canada and Mexico. Each day, Ratner works to continue these efforts globally and is currently in regulatory discussions with France and Western Australia, along with other countries and territories.
How old is Marc Ratner? His Age, Birthday, Family
Born on July 25, 1944, in Phoenix, AZ, Marc Ratner is 76 years old now. Ratner’s family moved to Pomona, CA when he was an infant and ultimately settled in Las Vegas when he was 11. After arriving with his family in Las Vegas in 1957, Ratner graduated from Las Vegas High in 1962. He attended Nevada Southern and matriculated at the University of Nevada, Reno in 1966 with a degree in business management.
From there, Ratner returned to Las Vegas to work in the family’s beauty and barber supply company. In 1986, he became the business manager at KROL radio in Las Vegas and, a few years later, worked for R&R Advertising as a consultant.
Ratner spent his first year of college at nascent UNLV, then known as Nevada Southern University. He played on the baseball team and then transferred to the University of Nevada in Reno, a school with actual dormitories, where he majored in business administration.
Marc Ratner Wife / Married/ Son / Daughters
Away from athletic competition, Ratner looks forward to spending time with his family. Mark Ratner is a married man with two daughters and a son.
Ratner is married to his wife Jody for many years now. However, the detail regarding his relationship’s timeline is kept private. All we know is that from their ever blossoming conjugal life, Marc Ratner and his wife are parents to their three kids and grandparents to 3 as well.
Ratner currently resides with his wife Jody in Las Vegas. But on occasions, Marc loves to spend family time at their vacation home in beautiful Astoria, Oregon with his daughters Mary Ratner, Heiden Ratner, and son David Ratner.
Marc Ratner Net Worth 2021
The former Executive Director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission, Mark Ratner, at 76 years of age, is an inspiration to many.
As one of the most respected individuals in both boxing and MMA, Ratner is universally known for his honesty and fairness by fighters, managers, and promoters. A lifelong boxing enthusiast, Ratner joined the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) as an inspector in 1985, and the rest is history.
For his continuous and dedicated contribution to combat sports, Ratner has not only been rewarded with fame but fortune too. Marc Ratner’s net worth for 2021 is estimated to be a staggering $95 million. Ratner makes money from his work as well as various investments.
Marc Ratner Social Media
The 76 years old UFC hall of Famer mostly uses social media to present the upcoming bouts in UFC. Since he is hugely dedicated to UFC his social media profile consists of various new and upcoming fighters to experienced fight. Ratner is present on Twitter and Facebook only. He joined Twitter in December of 2009 where he has gained over 16k followers.
Quick Facts and Information on Marc Ratner
|Birthday / Date of Birth||25 July 1944|
|Home Town||Phoenix, Arizona|
|Profession||VP at UFC|
|Children (Son / Daughter)||David Ratner, Mary Ratner, Heiden Ratner|
|Social Media||Facebook, Twitter|
|Net Worth||$95 million|
|Height||6 feet/ 1.82 m|
|Weight||70 kgs/ 155 lbs.|
|Education||Las Vegas High School
University of Nevada
|Movie||Play it to the bone
Rocky Balboa (2006)