Live from New York, it's Bas Rutten! What's up Bas covers the Catholic Retreat he’s attending. #Hashtag covers Cormier vs Jones in UFC 200, Johnson vs Cejudo, Pettis vs Barboza, Henderson to Bellator, WWE Payback, Ronda Rousey, Twin Peaks, Virtual Reality and more! Paul Logan joins Bas to discuss The Horde, the new horror/action film he wrote, directed and stars in! Meanwhile, Hall of Fame Boxing Analyst Al Bernstein joins Mauro to discuss this Saturday’s Showtime Championship Boxing, and shares his experience attending Garry Shandling’s Memorial Service. Follow them @AlBernstein & @RealPaulLogan!
Patrick Cummins joins Bas & Mauro in-studio, and we kick it off with his notorious “coffee shop story” on how he started in the UFC! Patrick discusses his degree in fine art, how he got “tricked into fighting,” what you learn in fight camps and in losses, wrestling at Penn State, traveling to fight, and a youthful prank turned crime - follow Patrick @OfficialDurkin, and watch his fight vs Nogueira at UFC 198 in Brazil on May 14!
PRIDE FC Flashback features Nogueira vs Yokoi, and of course, the Feel Good Five! Music: Kimbro - Million Dollar Man
It's R&R Sweet 16 - we retire! Mauro Ranallo makes his Raw debut, and we remember the icon Chyna, Joanie Laurer. What’s Up, Bas Rutten turns into a powerful painkiller PSA.
#Hashtag begins with This Just In when the sad and shocking news of Prince’s passing hits the studio. We share Prince memories and remember Doris Roberts. Next we dive into Conor McGregor’s retirement and UFC 200! We cover OSP, Bellator, Boxing, Glory, WWE Payback, Michael Strahan, Three’s Company, Game of Thrones, Axel Rose and more, including a Jungle Book music misstep! #ZipADeeDooNAH
Frank Shamrock is our guest! He shares his unique perspective on the Conor McGregor vs UFC controversy. Frank describes Bas as his first friend in fighting, and they share stories from Japan! Frank discusses his difficult childhood as a ward of the state and talks about the charity organization he’s launching, the Shamrock Boys Ranch! The Ranch will offer assistance to 12-17 year old boys, who may be one crime away from being lost in the system forever, through therapy and martial arts. You can donate to help Frank reach his goal by visiting fundrazr.com/shamrockboysranch and follow @FrankShamrock for updates!
All this plus a PRIDE FC Flashback featuring Goodridge vs Ogawa and the Feel Good Five! It’s a nice day for a Red Wedding! The rest of the media? Go home.
You down with ep 15? Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo are back! What’s Up, Bas announces his audio workout is finally complete - with video! It’s available on BasRutten.com, which Bas won in his fight for the site!
#Hashtag takes it to Falcon Town with the Magpies! We discuss the NHL, Kobe, Vin Scully, Showtime Championship Boxing, Pacquiao, The War, UFC at MSG, BJ Penn, Bellator, Glory, Joao Carvalho, Balls Mahoney, Captain America, Michael Keaton, a 7 year Twitter joke, and Stairway to Heaven. Mauro nearly drops dead laughing at a Baywatch comparison and El Guapo drops knowledge, then Vicky Pezza drops rhymes.
You Down with OSP? Ovince Saint Preux is our guest! We discuss his upcoming fight vs Jon Jones for Interim Light Heavyweight Title at UFC 197 on April 23. OSP talks about the last minute fight, his training camp, his WTF moments, playing football for the University of Tennessee, opting out of law school, being a member of Omega Psi Phi, using MMA to help troubled youth, high-profile athletes as role models, and much more, from scarification to strategy! Follow Ovince @003_OSP - we’re Rutten for him!
PRIDE FC Flashback features Sakuraba vs White, and The Feel Good Five gets spit, spat, sput, rewound and downright silly...we got one table and two microphones!
Mauro describes the excitement and insanity of his first ever Wrestlemania Weekend! (And tries to keep the podcast positive while discussing #AAholes) What's Up, Bas dives into Muscle & Fitness Magazine and his latest April Fools prank with Michael Bisping on Inside MMA!
Hashtag Gathsah? You down with OSP? Why not Edgar vs McGregor? Or Holm vs Tate?! We answer all this and more as we hash out hashtags like Jon Jones vs OSP, Diaz vs McGregor, Tate vs Amanda Nunes, the new season of The Ultimate Fighter, Matt Mitrione and others signing with Bellator, Rothwell vs Dos Santos, Dada 5000, Jon Cena, Empire, The Walking Dead, and Merle Haggard.
Want more? How about Showtime Sports Analyst Steve Farhood joining #Hashtag to discuss boxing? It happens!
Booker T joins us this week to share his Wrestlemania highlights! Can you dig it, sucka?! The legend has tons to discuss after wrestling consecutively for 20 years, including the schedule, the fans, brand-splits, his brother Stevie Ray, World’s Gym Arena...even hoverboards! Booker T talks about being inducted into the WWE Hall of Fame in 2013 alongside Donald Trump, as well as his own political aspirations - so follow the future Mayor of Houston, @BookerT5x! And check out RealityOfWrestling.com!
PRIDE FC Flashback features Monson vs Fujita, then Bas kicks off the “F.G.F.”! Vicky Pezza has the Social Media Report, then, suddenly - THIS JUST IN! It's our first ever Breaking News during the show. Ain't nuthin’ but a Rutten & Ranallo thang!
Mauro Ranallo reflects on his personal history with Wrestlemania, and Bas Rutten...gets his neck back? Welcome to R&R 13, everybody!
We discuss this weekend’s hottest ticket in town, Wrestlemania! #Hashtag covers Jon Jones, Cris Cyborg’s UFC 198 debut vs Leslie Smith, Emmanuel Sanchez, Prichard Colon, Andre Ward, Billy Joe Saunders, Adrien Broner and Major League Baseball. We go Batman vs Superman vs Deadpool and get Bas’ Final Four. Mauro pays tribute to Patty Duke.
A.J. Styles is our guest! We talk fight style, philosophy, and his upcoming match vs Chris Jericho at Wrestlemania this weekend! We discuss WWE, New Japan, and Super Dad, AJ at home! Follow him @AJStylesOrg
An April Fool's PRIDE FC Flashback featuring Cro Cop vs...Mauro? We got Feel Good 5 on it! Vicky Pezza pays tribute to Garry Shandling. Follow us @Rutten_Ranallo and Drink That Haterade! Music: "Year of the Sheep” by Wolf Among Sheep