Ed Soares is a Brazilian American mixed martial arts manager and business owner. He is known for being the manager of a number of Brazilian Mixed martial arts fighters including Anderson Silva and Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira.
He is the owner of the clothing company Sinister Brand, and is a business manager for approximately 20 MMA fighters, including Junior dos Santos, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Lyoto Machida, UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, WEC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo, former WEC Middleweight Champion Paulo Filho and former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Antônio Rodrigo Nogueira.
He is also co-founder of the Black House MMA fighting team. As he is the manager for several of the highest profile fighters in mixed martial arts, Soares is currently considered one of the most influential managers in the sport. Soares has been criticised for constantly suggesting who his fighters, particularly Anderson Silva, should and shouldn't fight.Template:Mixedmartialart-bio-stub