Episode #07, Bas Rutten: How to Become a Fighter, Celebrity, and Entrepreneur
Bas Rutten is a world-renowned mixed martial artist who has also made a name for himself outside the ring as an actor, host, and television personality.
Rutten is a former three-time King of Pancrase World Champion and UFC Heavyweight Champion. Born and raised in Holland, his devotion to martial arts began after sneaking into a movie screening of Bruce Lee's Enter the Dragon. First known as a devastating stand up striker with 11 career wins by knockout, Rutten also dominated with 14 wins by EPIS and went undefeated in his final 22 fights.
3:33: How he secured good money even in the early days of MMA
4:50: Suggestions for new pro fighters trying to make money
8:15: The biggest fault in talented fighters
10:40: The two different kind of nervousness fighters experience
15:20: Does he think Conor McGregor is putting on an act?
18:00: How to become a celebrity
35:00: Bas' routines for success
48:00: How he became a successful entrepreneur