"Mr. Markham did a fantastic job as a ring announcer for us in Moscow in front of 22,000 people. Impeccable delivery on the script with many unique international names. Echos of his voice will be remembered by the legendary walls of the Olympic Arena for a long time."
Evgeni Kogan, M-1 Global
"Your voice is like rich mahogany. Your phrasing, delivery, timing and breath control are all top-notch."
Scott Levinson, Boxing Writer & Historian
"Mike Markham is the most professional voice in the MMA industry, hands down. He carries himself as a true professional and is a great person to work with!"
Tim McTee, Imperial Fighting President
"The United Arab Emirates Jiu-Jitsu Organization was proud to invite Mr. Markham as part of the World Professional Jiu-Jitsu Championship. Fighters in Jiu-Jitsu events usually aren't presented by a live announcer but the presence of Mr. Markham improved the event and changed the atmosphere in the venue and on the television broadcast."
Lubomir Guedjev, United Arab Emirates Jiu-Jitsu
"I was very impressed with not only your voice, but your stage presence, awareness of the camera and ability to go with the flow of the program."
Pete Hatcher, CFFC
"Mike Markham is a true professional and takes his role extremely seriously. He sets the atmosphere for an event with his engaging voice and charisma. A pleasure to have inside the ring."
Eric Nicholl, Former MMA PR Director
"I was very impressed with Mike. His timing, flow, and delivery
were exactly what I needed for a high-level boxing event."Terry Trekas, Pro Boxing Promoter
"Mike was the perfect fit as the ring announcer for the 2011 USA Boxing National Championships. His presence and professionalism added a unique perspective to the largest National Championships. Mike is proactive in learning about the athletes and making sure protocol is followed in event presentation. I look forward to having Mike back again for USA Boxing National Events."
Anthony Bartkowski, USA Boxing
"Mike did an incredible job on short notice.
He was able to execute all the elements of our script perfectly.
He has a professional voice and was great to work with."
Jason Simon, Charlotte Bobcats
"Thanks for working the show, I thought you were great. The Fedor announcement was unbelievable. Really, really good.
Evgeni Kogan, M-1 Global
"Mike is one of the leading ring announcers today!"
Rigo Rodriguez, Paradise Fighting Championships
"We are glad to have Mike on board. We were actually about to sign a famous Miami native MC from one of the most important radio stations but, after we checked Mike's bios along with his videos, we knew his was the voice we wanted each and every fight to have."
Andres Giraldo, MMA Power Tour
"Great working with you as well. You are a true professional."
Sue Luraas, Battle Xtreme Championship
"Mike did an amazing job serving as the ring announcer. Mike created a professional and entertaining atmosphere that transformed our event from first-time amateur to completely professional. From the minute I turned the microphone over to him, Mike kept the fighters moving, the sound technicians on schedule, the audience engaged and excited, and my sanity intact. Without Mike's amazing voice and outstanding professionalism, this event would have never been the amazing success that it was. Mike, your voice was made for this. Thank you!"
Trish Harris-Brownlee, Fight Promoter
"Mike was very professional and well received by the fans and fighters alike. A true professional Mike went above and beyond his role as Ring Announcer. A very smooth voice and a true professional, American Grappling highly recommends Mike Markham to anyone who is looking for a Ring Announcer for their next event."
Amy Reed-Ossborne, American Grappling
"Mike's voice is clear and engaging with a lot of personality."
John Billingsley, Voice Coach and Producer
"The professionalism that Mike brought to our Armed Forces and World Volleyball Championships cemented the competitions as some of the best ever. Mike and his voice helped set the standard for public address announcing for all Armed Forces Sports events. We will definitely be calling upon Mike for future events."
Bryant K. Searcy, Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC
"I've also had the pleasure of hearing his work as a voice-over talent and can verify the high quality of his work. Mike is the consummate professional in his appearance and performance. His client oriented approach makes him very easy to work with . I highly recommend him for any type of voice work."
Eric N. Moore, The Onnidan Group
"I'm not sure I know of anyone else (especially a PA announcer) that puts the amount of time and effort into your profession as you do. As a player I always though you sounded really exciting and professional."
Kellie Sellers, Former Division One Volleyball Player
"Mike is among the best announcers I have had the opportunity to work with. His voice and enunciation are clear and very understandable. He is very easy to work with and always looking to do the best job possible. He is a top-notch professional."
Julie Voeck, International Volleyball Referee
"USA Volleyball would recommend Mike Markham to anyone who is in need of a true professional. We are pleased to say that we hired Mike as an announcer for our Girls’ Junior National Championships. He has a great voice presence and is very professional and easy to work with. He adapted well to everything we asked of him while announcing our finals matches."
Kristy Cox, USA Volleyball
"Mike is always prepared and professional. His voice lends a quality of announcing that is not easily found and takes our events to a higher level."
Nicole Heasley, College Athletic Events Manager
"Mike was amazing and such a professional. He did not have a lot of experience with diving, but such a natural feeling for announcing at sporting events. He was a quick study on the diving lingo, cadence, and how our events worked. We were tremendously pleased with his performance and it added to out event. We look forward to the opportunity to work with Mike in the future."
Jason Baumann, USA Diving
"You have a pleasant, clear and distinctive voice. Several of our fans
commented that we must have had a new PA system, because they
could hear and understand every word you said!!!!"
Annette Watts, NCAA Division 1 Basketball Coach
"Mike never once broke his professional demeanor. He could roll with
any script changes that took place during each game. He will immediately
affect the atmosphere of the event."
Sarah Waple, Athletic Event Manager
"On behalf of the Greensboro Aquatic Center we would highly recommend Mike! He did a tremendous job announcing the USA Diving Junior Nationals and AT&T National Diving Championships. He is very professional and we will certainly use him in the future!"
Jenny Sternecker, Greensboro Aquatic Center
"Thank you for such a great job announcing. Your professionalism and presentation are magnificent."
Jeff Beaver, Charlotte Sports Commission
"Mike did a tremendous job throughout our event and I would recommend him without a doubt. Over the course of 19 championship matches at the Girls' Junior National Championships, Mike was able to manage pronunciations of hundreds of junior athletes competing in the biggest volleyball matches of their lives and did a great job. I felt completely confident in his ability and look forward to working with him in the future."
Kristin Belzung, USA Volleyball
"No matter what the sport is Mike approaches each and every game with the same type of enthusiasm and preparedness. Our fans have greatly enjoyed listening to him and always have great things to say about him."
Aimee Kline, Winthrop University
"Thank you for setting the atmosphere in our building. I truly appreciate all that you do."
Sally Polhamus, NCAA Division 1 Volleyball Coach
"Mike did a tremendous job of producing high quality audio under very tight deadlines.
We will certainly use him again in the future!"
Jeff Gehlert, MIndleaders
"Mike, you're the fastest and most reliable when it comes to voice overs."
Donny Ho, Blue Diamond Studio
"Mike is the consummate professional. He brings excitement to our ballpark & keeps the fans engaged with his announcing. Mike understands what needs to be done for a great event and performs every time."
Randy Long, Kannapolis Intimidators GM