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BAS RUTTEN RUMORS & GOSSIP

Bas Rutten: Fedor Emelianenko could find a way to beat Jon Jones

New UFC Hall of Fame inductee and former world heavyweight champion Bas Rutten spent years covering Fedor Emelianenko as a Pride broadcaster. Now that the former Pride heavyweight champion has said he is returning to competition, Rutten hopes that the Russian legend decides to fight in the world's top MMA organization and make his UFC debut. "I always say this - if you're a fighter...
Via Fox Sports
July 28, 2015  |  Discuss

BJ Penn And Bas Rutten Amongst UFC Hall Of Fame 2015 Inductees

The UFC recently unveiled a new structure to their Hall Of Fame which includes four distinct categories and they’ve now unveiled who’ll be inducted into each wing this July during International Fight Week in Las Vegas. First up, heading into the ‘Modern Era’ wing will be former lightweight champion BJ Penn. “It is our honor to induct BJ Penn into the UFC Hall of Fame,...
Via Fight Of The Night
May 25, 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

Watch Bas Rutten Interview Dana White On Inside MMA

Dana White appeared on the latest episode of the Inside MMA show on AXS TV where he was asked about a number of current hot topics in the sport by Bas Rutten. Read our keynotes below or scroll down to watch the interview for yourselves. - White believes that Scott Coker will be a “much better fit” for Bellator than Bjorn Rebney was. - He believes that the Nevada State Athletic...
Via Fight Of The Night
June 21, 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

Bas Rutten calls Jon Jones a dirty fighter

Welp, Bas just made one of the best points out of all the talk over Jon Jones and his eye poking; Jon Jones, is a calm, cool and collected fighter. How can someone as cerebral in the cage as Bones constantly foul so much? Well, if you’ve been poked in the eye, then forced to fight if you can’t see, you’d understand better. You get more time to recover if you get hit in the...
Via Fight Hub TV
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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