Bas Rutten

Bas “El Guapo” Rutten (Feb.24th 1965 Eindhoven, The Netherlands) is a Dutch MMA fighter and kickboxer who made name for himself
as the “king of Pancrase”.

Bas has been a three time King of Pancrase and one time UFC heavyweight champion.


In the early 1990’s Bas started with Pancrase in Japan. This fighting system has been the precursor of today’s popular MMA. Read more Bas Rutten