For Bas’ Birthday, Mauro has given him the gift of the flu. Bas & Mauro discuss Conor McGregor vs Nate Diaz, Silva vs Bisping, Glory, Shane McMahon, the Oscars and Kevin James during #Hashtag, while only occasionally bursting into song.
Steve Simeone joins us as our first comedian guest! We discuss comedy, family, growing up in Philadelphia, his friendship with Rowdy Roddy Piper, charity work and faith. Steve becomes an official “Friend of the Show” and tries to convince Bas & Mauro to try stand-up. You can hear Steve on his podcast Good Times and his comedy album Remember This, available on iTunes.
Our PRIDE FC Flashback features Cro Cop vs Dos Caras Jr, and the Feel Good Five gets the Duran Duran treatment. Enjoy our Happy Bas Day episode!
Music: Stationary Nomads - “Conflict Registered”
Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo pay tribute to their friend, Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Kevin “The Monster” Randleman, who tragically passed away last Thursday, February 11, 2016, at the age of 44.
We begin with a PRIDE FC Flashback featuring Kevin’s fights vs Kenichi Yamamoto, Mirko Cro Cop, and Fedor Emelianenko. Bas & Mauro share their personal stories about Kevin, including memories from UFC 20, how Kevin was the first to call Bas “El Guapo,” and an amazing story about a crazy New Year’s Eve they all shared in Japan.
Elizabeth Randleman joins Bas to discuss the sudden passing of her late husband due to a flu turned pneumonia. Elizabeth talks about their children, the love they shared throughout their 12 year marriage, and the life her husband lived.
Mark Coleman - UFC Hall of Famer, Team Hammer House founder and Kevin’s best friend - joins Bas to share his stories and memories about the man he coached and loved like a brother.
We hope you enjoy our tribute to a good man, husband, father, friend, and one of the greatest lives in MMA history.
Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo’s vicious vernacular return to talk Daniel Bryan, CM Punk, Steven Thompson’s UFC win streak, Rothwell vs dos Santos, Golovkin vs Wade, black holes, Lady Gaga, and the debate over sex before fights - all this and more during #Hashtag. Our guest Royce Gracie joins us to discuss his upcoming Bellator 149 fight vs Ken Shamrock on Feb 19 in Houston! The PRIDE FC Flashback features Sean Sherk, and The Feel Good Five includes Robert Downey Jr’s message to Iron Boy.
Music: Catalin Moraru - “My Last Goodbye”
Please tune in next week for our tribute to fighter and friend Kevin Randleman on Rutten & Ranallo #7.
WE GOT 5 ON IT! Bas & Mauro are back with another episode of the Podcast of Positivity! Bas talks about his trip to Vancouver to record the upcoming EA Sports UFC Video Game. #Hashtag covers a variety of topics including Anthony Johnson, Hendricks vs Thompson, the Iowa Caucus, the Super Bowl, The People vs OJ Simpson, and way more! UFC Lightweight Champ Rafael Dos Anjos joins us discuss his upcoming UFC 196 fight vs Conor McGregor on March 5 in Las Vegas. All this and a Pride FC Flashback and Feel Good 5! Don't forget to send your 5 Star Reviews to PlayWithBas@gmail.com for a chance to win a signed hat now thru the end of February!