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About Bas Rutten

Bas Rutten is the Former Heavy Weight Champion of the UFC and the three time King of Pancrase who has also made a name for himself outside the ring as an actor, host, inventor and television personality.

Bas has been seen co-starring in the Kevin James feature film Here Comes the Boom (2012) for Columbia Pictures. He also appeared in Paul Blart: Mall Cop (2009) and Zookeeper (2011).

In this interview we go over his early years and how Bas became a fighter and how he had to overcome medical conditions and bullying from a young age.  We also talk about what Bas is doing now and how he successfully maintains the mind of a champion even after fighting.


We talked about

  • His early days before MMA
  • How he became a fighter
  • Overcoming adversity
  • What it takes to be a champion
  • Pushing through failure
  • Building good habits
  • O2 Trainer

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