Archive: Bas Rutten

Nov 3, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Inside MMA’ Moving To New Friday Night Time Slot

AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’, which is hosted by Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice, will be moving to a new timeslot on Friday night at 9:30 PT. AXS TV explained in a press release obtained by MMAJunkie that the time shift will give the hosts a chance to breakdown fights from earlier in the night that...

Sep 10, 2014 5:20 am

Bas Rutten Responds to ‘Askren-Gate’ Controversy

“Some people commented on my wall about the Ben Askren interview we did and I wanted to say something because I promised I would but then I thought: “They can see themselves it’s really not like Ben is saying it is”, and then Ben started attacking us on Twitter and on ‘MMA Junkie’ with untrue...

Jun 17, 2014 9:26 am

Jose Aldo Not Happy With UFC Pay

UFC Featherweight champion Jose Aldo joined Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to discuss fighter pay. Check out the video below.

Jun 5, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten: ‘Jon Jones Is Beatable’

“Jon is one of those guys who gets caught in an armbar, and this will probably never happen again now, because he’s the guy who goes back on Monday after the weekend and then he starts working on it so it will never happen again,” said the 49-year-old former champ. “So it made [Jones] a...

May 15, 2014 9:52 am

Bas Rutten Responds To Dirty Jones Chatter

“Wow, some people don’t listen to what I say, they just ‘assume.’ This is what I meant and you can get that from what I said on Inside MMA. Jon Jones knows exactly what he’s doing when he fights, that’s why he is such a great fighter. He is calculated and totally aware of what...

May 13, 2014 8:13 pm

Bas Rutten Believes Jon Jones Is A Dirty Fighter

“He is a very calm, relaxed and methodical fighter. Because of that, I am sorry that I have to say: yes, he is a dirty fighter. Maybe he was looking down when he pushed the fingers in the eye. I didn’t check that. But he knows exactly what he is doing at any given time,...

Apr 5, 2014 11:57 am

Bas Rutten Does Not Speak Highly Of Alistair Overeem

    Bas Rutten, former UFC heavyweight champion and current co-host of Inside MMA, spoke with Submission Radio. Rutten had plenty to say when it came to fellow Dutchman, Alistair Overeem. Props to Bloodyelbow.com for the transcription “Like I said before, when I talk about this, people (are) gonna say like ‘aww he’s a hater...

Mar 21, 2014 10:06 am

Bas Rutten On The Fight That Got Away

“Rickson Gracie. At the time everyone was saying he was the greatest so I actually challenged him. People twisted the whole thing and tried to say it was because I didn’t like him. But I had nothing against him, I just wanted to find out who was the best. “And I would have loved another...

Nov 11, 2013 10:31 am

VIDEO | Bisping & Kennedy Trade Barbs On Inside MMA

UFC middleweights Tim Kennedy and Michael Bisping have set themselves up on a collision course to face off inside the eight-sided cage. Recent stints on Inside MMA only fueled this budding rivalry even further.

Feb 16, 2013 10:08 am

Bas Rutten Critiques Lyoto: “Machida Doesn’t Have a Lot of Weapons” | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Spencer Lazara from mmainterviews.tv, Bas Rutten gave his opinion on Lyoto Machida. And quite an opinion it was.. Before he begins to talk about Machida, Rutten admits “I know Machida, and I’m going to get a lot of heat now..”. He then goes on to say “Machida doesn’t have a...

Jan 15, 2013 6:50 am

Photo | Bas Rutten Undergoes Neck Surgery | MMA NEWS

Bas Rutten recently sent out a photo in his post-op room following successful neck surgery. He took to facebook with an explanation as to why he went under the knife: “… tomorrow morning I will get my neck surgery…. They will fuse three discs together in my neck which will make space for my nerves...