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Bas Rutten Explains Why Conor McGregor Is On His MMA Mount Rushmore

UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten would include Conor McGregor on his own MMA Mount Rushmore. In mid-June, UFC president Dana White was asked who would be included on his MMA Mount Rushmore. White's choices left many MMA fans debating. The UFC boss chose Royce Gracie, Amanda Nunes, Jon Jones,...

Bas Rutten Responds To Recent Criticism From Johny Hendricks About WBKFF

World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) has still yet to pay fighters from their November show. Among those who haven't been paid is former UFC welterweight, Johny Hendricks. And, earlier this week, he believed President, Bas Rutten knew about no one getting paid before the event. “Dude, why didn’t you...

Johny Hendricks Grills Bas Rutten Over WBKFF Fiasco

Chris Leben isn't the only fighter who has taken issue with Bas Rutten over the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) debacle. Hendricks competed on the first and only WBKFF card, taking on Dakota Cochrane. Hendricks lost the bout via second-round TKO. Little did Hendricks know that the defeat would...

Chris Leben Ready For War At BKFC 6, Clears The Air On Bas Rutten (Exclusive)

Chris Leben never shies away from a battle and that's what he's anticipating next month. On June 22, Leben will go one-on-one with former Bellator fighter Brennan Ward. The bout will serve as BKFC 6's co-main event. Headlining the card will be a grudge match between Paulie Malignaggi and Artem...

Chris Leben Speaks On Bas Rutten’s Involvement In WBKFF Fiasco

Chris Leben plans to sue the World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) owner Tom Stankiewicz and he isn't exactly convinced that Bas Rutten is free of any blame for the promotion's controversy. WBKFF has allegedly failed to pay fighters their full purse for the Nov. 2018 event. Leben is suing...

Bas Rutten Reveals His Favorite Modern Fighters In MMA

Bas Rutten is a big fan of fighters who switch stances effectively. Rutten, who is an Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Hall of Famer, knows a thing or two about the kicking game in mixed martial arts. "El Guapo" was known for his devastating liver kicks when he was fighting the...

Bas Rutten Talks Conor McGregor Training At His Gym

Conor McGregor is all over the world at this point in his career. If he's not relaxing at home in his native Ireland, McGregor is traveling throughout the United States promoting his Proper 12 Whiskey and getting business deals done. However, that doesn't mean his training stops. "The Notorious"...

Conor McGregor Pays Respect To Bas Rutten

Conor McGregor has made a lengthy post showing his respect for Bas Rutten. McGregor has been turning heads with his recent training session at American Top Team. The "Notorious" one didn't stop there as he made a trip to Elite MMA, Rutten's gym. While the former two-division champion has remained...

Quote: Ryan Hall Will Be ‘Tough Fight’ For BJ Penn

BJ Penn is still trying to earn his first UFC win since 2010. "The Prodigy" hasn't won a fight inside the Octagon since knocking out Matt Hughes in just 21 seconds at UFC 123. Since, Penn has gone on a five-fight losing streak since 2011. He suffered a majority...

Bas Rutten Releases Statement on WBKFF Contract Issues

The first World Bare Knuckle Fighting Federation (WBKFF) event is in the books, but there was a swarm of drama ahead of the show. Former NFL linebacker Shawne Merriman and former Bellator title contender Brennan Ward were scheduled to be on the card. Ward was set to meet former Ultimate...

Bas Rutten Understands Khabib’s Actions After UFC 229

UFC 229 earlier this month (Sat. October 6, 2018) featured a wild finish. Khabib Nurmagomedov defeated Conor McGregor via fourth-round submission. After the fight, the UFC lightweight champion hopped the Octagon and attacked McGregor cornerman Dillon Danis. Danis was allegedly antagonizing "The Eagle" from cageside. A huge brawl sparked off...

Bas Rutten Would “Love” to See T.J. Dillashaw vs. Henry Cejudo

Bas Rutten would be glued to his television if T.J. Dillashaw vs. Henry Cejudo comes to fruition. There has been a lot of talk surrounding a potential champion vs. champion bout between Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) bantamweight title holder Dillashaw and flyweight champion Cejudo. Both men did media rounds teasing...

Bas Rutten: Conor McGregor Just Needs to Find His Way

Bas Rutten believes Conor McGregor needs some time to find himself. McGregor awaits a court hearing next month. Following the UFC 223 media day session, McGregor, Artem Lobov, and their entourage attacked a bus holding red corner fighters. This was in response to Khabib Nurmagomedov confronting Lobov earlier in the...

Bas Rutten Breaks Down UFC 223’s Two Title Fights (Exclusive)

Bas Rutten will be keeping a close eye on UFC 223. This past Saturday, Rutten attended a special event in Queens College. He along with Duane Ludwig provided demonstrations to students both young and old on some techniques to use in mixed martial arts. MMA News was on the scene...

Super Seminar World Series Features MMA Legends Teaching Striking Techniques

3-day event in New York City offers expertise and unprecedented access to fighting legends