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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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...
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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...
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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...
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September 19, 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,...
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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...
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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...
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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.
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March 14, 2015  |  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 […]
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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...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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