Bas takes the wheel and kicks off this ep with a Rutten Rant tackling everything from chicken wings & spare ribs to proper bathroom, movies & supermarket etiquette. #Hashtag covers the latest UFC news and a flammable baby powder warning.
Josh Barnett is our guest! The War Master joins Bas to discuss his childhood, including his decision to become a fighter after watching UFC 2 as a sophomore in high school, and emailing Bas as a teenager. Josh shares tons of great stories from throughout his career, and he and Bas discuss their first knock-outs being bullies, favorite fighters, and being in someone’s corner vs fighting themselves. Enjoy this funny, insightful conversation, and follow Josh @JoshLBarnett!
(Please note: This episode was pre-recorded at the time of Muhammad Ali’s passing)
Mauro Ranallo introduces this very special Bas-driven episode with guest Duane “Bang” Ludwig!
The two friends met when, as a teenager, Duane competed in the Bas Rutten Invitational in Colorado. Duane is an MMA coach and teacher, retired kickboxer and mixed martial artist who holds the fastest knockout record in the UFC! Duane discusses the journey from being a kid who knew from the beginning he was destined for a future in MMA, to Bang Muay Thai!
Bas and Duane discuss fighting in Japan vs the US, mindset and demeanor, the rewards of being a full-time martial arts instructor, philosophies, habits, relationships, and drawing the line in life.
Conversation, knowledge, laughs and fist-bumps! Follow Duane @DuaneBangCom
Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo pay tribute to two great men the MMA world recently lost in this special episode.
Mike Imber, lifelong friend and career manager of Kimbo Slice, joins us to honor the man he considers his brother. We remember Kevin Ferguson - the husband, the father, the best friend. We discuss Kimbo’s career as an MMA fighter, from backyards brawls to the UFC, and hear memories about the man that Mike managed, Bas trained, and Mauro called fights.
Steve Farhood returns to discuss the passing of boxing legend Muhammad Ali. Steve tells the story of an American protagonist who gained the admiration, respect and sympathy of the entire world. We remember Ali, the flawed human being who ultimately came to represent religious tolerance, love and peace.
June has arrived, and Accordions, Roses and Bathroom Readers are in the air. A Bas Rutten Rant rampage has Mauro Ranallo sorry he asked What’s Up, Bas?
This Just In breaks some Ronda Rousey news. #Hashtag covers Cody Garbrandt, Dominick Cruz, Rockhold vs Bisping, Rothwell vs Werdum, Arlovski vs Barnett, Bob Meyrowitz, John Cena vs AJ Styles, Goldberg in WWE 2K17, Hamilton, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, GLOW: Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, Chelsea on Netflix, Superfly Jimmy Snuka murder trial, Boxing Pros in the Olympics, Star Trek Bikinis, Ron Wood’s a Dad again, and Laura Bretan brings the house down on America’s Got Talent!
Max Holloway is our guest! Hawaii’s own joins us to discuss his upcoming UFC 199 fight vs Ricardo Lamas! Max talks about his family life and childhood, his interest in kickboxing, living in Hawaii and hoping to get UFC there in the future. Bas asks him the keys to victory, and Mauro asks him to put on his analyst’s hat. 8 ISN’T ENOUGH! Follow Max at @BlessedMMA!
The Feel Good 5 and even more This Just in closes out R&R 22, as we continue to rock...steady…