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Fight of the Day: Bas Rutten vs. Masakatsu Funaki

  Date: September 7, 1996Card: Pancrase 1996 Anniversary ShowChampionship(s): King Of Pancrase Openweight Championship (Rutten)Venue: Tokyo Bay NK HallLocation: Chiba, Japan    
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Former UFC heavyweight Kevin Randleman dead at 44

Former MMA heavyweight Kevin “The Monster” Randleman died of pneumonia Thursday, Feb. 11. He was 44.  Randleman's family issued a statement, recognizing him as a beloved friend to many in the Ohio wrestling and MMA community, and requesting respect and privacy. Recognized as a great fighter, Randleman was more than the sum of his accomplishments. A three-time NCAA All-American...
Via The Sports Post
February 13, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: This EA Sports UFC 2 trailer will get you hyped for March 15th

Pre-order EA SPORTS UFC 2 now to get Day 1 access to UFC Hall of Famer and three-time King of Pancrase Bas Rutten, Japanese MMA legend “The Gracie Hunter” Kazushi Sakuraba, and a mystery fighter to be named later! Learn more about the fighters and our available pre-order offers EA SPORTS UFC 2 launches on March 15 in North America. Stay tuned as we go deeper into these and...
Via Fight Booth
January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Bas Rutten: I think Fedor is going to fight in Japan

It’s no secret that Fedor Emelianenko (34-4) is the hottest free agent on the market today. After taking some time away from the sport, the former PRIDE Heavyweight champion feels that it is time to return to the ring. Since coming out of retirement, Fedor’s name has been on the tip of suitors, media members and fans tongues alike – all summer long. With his ties to Scott...
Via Fight Booth
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Bas Rutten joins UFC HOF Class of 2015

UFC President Dana White joined Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck on Inside MMA last night to discuss this weekend’s UFC 187 pay-per-view. To end his segment, White surprised Rutten by telling him that he will be inducted into the “Pioneers Era Wing” of the UFC Hall of Fame. The induction ceremony will take place on July 11th at the UFC Fan Expo. “El Guapo” joins the...
Via Fight Booth
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Former heavyweight champion Bas Rutten to be inducted to UFC Hall of Fame

Former heavyweight champion Bas Rutten will join the UFC Hall of Fame as part of the class of 2015 as president Dana White announced on Friday night. Rutten will be inducted in the pioneer wing of the UFC Hall of Fame, which accounts for fighters who began their career prior to November 17, 2000. Rutten actually only fought in the UFC on two occasions, but he made quite the impression...
Via Fox Sports
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: ‘Stone Cold’ Steve Austin talks CM Punk in MMA

WWE Hall of Famer “Stone Cold” Steve Austin recently joined Inside MMA’s Bas Rutten in Los Angeles to talk about how he believes CM Punk will fare in mixed martial arts, if he would have liked to participated in MMA and which pro wrestlers he believes would have been great crossover material.
Via Fight Booth
March 14, 2015  |  Discuss

MMA News: Bas Rutten Talks On If UFC Signing CM Punk Was A Good Thing, Advice For Punk

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion “El Guapo” Bas Rutten recently talked with Submission Radio on CM Punk’s signing with UFC and if he thinks it is a good thing. During the interview he also gave some advice to Punk in his new career. Here are the highlights:   If Bas believes CM Punk’s signing to UFC is a good thing:“Yeah I truly believe it’s a great thing, and you know...
Via Wrestling News Depot
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Bas Rutten feels no pain, gave himself stitches after being cut by glass (Video)

Who knew Bas Rutten and Anton Chigurh had so much in common? Rutten posted a video to YouTube on Saturday that documents the time he was cut in the thigh by a large piece of glass. As the video says, a six-pack of non-alcoholic beer broke and one piece of the shattered glass went deep […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

MMA Legend Calls Jon Jones A Dirty Fighter

Jon Jones defeated Glover Teixeira over two weeks ago at UFC 172 to successfully defend the UFC light heavyweight championship for a seventh time. Fans were critical of Jones after the fight as “Bones” was warned on two occasions for eye poking Teixeira. Also during the fight, there were times that Jones was waving an open hand in the challenger’s face. On Friday’s edition...
Via Between The Ropes
May 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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