Rutten & Ranallo

Rutten & Ranallo

United States

PRIDE FC broadcast brothers Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo reunite in this weekly podcast covering combat sports, pop culture & life!


42: Friday the 13th, Carolina Reaper & Devil’s Breath  

R&R is back, just in time for Friday the 13th! Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo talk about their recent appearance on The Joe Rogan Experience. What's Up Bas is reapin’ it up when in Rome!

#Hashtag starts out talking Golden Globes, then quickly derails into A Penis Study, Zombie Animals & Devil’s Breath. Can we Beat Shazam? Mauro slams Urban Myths and Bas offers Tips To Annoy Your Wife.  It's a Lucky Day for Daniel Day!

When the Feel Good 5 gets threatening, Steve Maraboli ends us on a positive note with The Maraboli Moment.

Don't forget to watch Bas on Kevin Can Wait this Monday!


Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo talk MMA,Boxing and WWE!

41: Ho Ho Ho & Away We Go!  

Mauro Ranallo & Vicky Pezza host the final Podcast of Positivity of 2016, as Bas Rutten sends us some stories & songs from set!

What's Up Bas, #Hashtag, Feel Good 5 and Maurovation! Thanks for listening, have a happy holiday season & New Year, and we’ll see you in 2017 for R&R Season 2!


Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo talk MMA,Boxing,Kickboxing,WWE. New shows drop every Monday!

40: Stitch Duran  

Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo are together again in-studio! What's Up Bas explains healthy fast food, which you'll want after these pitches for Maurojuana and Crosby Cannabis.

Stitch Duran is our guest! The legendary cutman calls in from Langley Air Force Base to discuss the brand new sequel to his first book, From the Fields to the Garden 2! We discuss how he got started as a cutman, how he got his nickname, PRIDE FC, his own Air Force service, MMA, Glory Kickboxing, the craziest cuts, his love of baseball and Santana, and his work as an actor and author. If you can wear it or eat it, he probably picked it!

Stitch even hangs out for some of #Hashtag, which covers HR34, kangaroo boxing, John Lennon, Linda McMahon, The Rock, John Cena, Star Wars, Amy Schumer, Tomb Raider, veggie burgers, Hip Hop Evolution, Grammy nominations, one year tattoos, and we remember those taken in this week’s Rapture of the Arts.

We end on the Feel Good 5, and some Lennon Maurovation. Follow our guest @StitchDuran and visit to check out his latest literary release!

Combat Sports Carousel 4  

The new Combat Sports Carousel 4 is out. 

We talk everything Combat Sports and Sports entertainment as well.

WWE, UFC, Bellator, Boxing, all what happened this last weekend and what's coming up next weekend?

We have breakdowns for all the fights and of course everything else that goes on in the world of Combat Sports

Godspeed and fight on!


39: Emotional Starbucks  

From a Starbucks in British Columbia, Mauro Ranallo dials up Bas Rutten to discuss Odd Squad Prod and What's Up Bas’ Egg Knot Oscar winning performance!

#Hashtag topics include Word of the Year, Kanye West, Black Friday & Cyber Monday, The World’s Oldest Woman, Jodie Foster, The Rock, Richard Branson & Elon Musk, Bradley Cooper, Joaquin Phoenix, Regretted Names, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find (the time to go to the movies to watch) Them, Jon Cena, Westworld, McGregor’s Boxing License, Matt Lauer, Marvin Gaye, Skydiving, and The Rapture of the Arts.

A 7 year old inspires in The Feel Good Five on this emotional episode of R&R.

And don't forget to check out Combat Sports Carousel every Monday! It's 2 Podcasts for the Price of None!


Every Monday, Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo drop knowledge about MMA,Boxing,Kickboxing and WWE.


Mauro and Bas dive into last weekends fights, that means boxing, MMA (Bellator, UFC and Invite) & WWE plus they also talk kick boxing and what's coming up the next week, all combat sports and sports entertainment on a new Combat Sports Carousel!

38: David Dinkins Jr  

Thanksgiving is approaching, so Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo discuss what they're thankful for. What's up Bas explains ‘The Straight Brown Line.’

#Hashtag covers The Rock as Sexiest Man Alive, Dr Strange, Fantastic Beasts & Where to Find Them, Robert Redford, Arrival, Presidential Medal of Freedom winners, Forest Whitaker, Shia LaBeouf, Black Beatles, Empire, Total Bellas, Duck Dynasty, Little People, The Simpsons, Guy Tang, brain implants, Francis Ford Coppola’s Godfather Notebook, Julie Gregg, Robert Vaughn & Leonard Cohen.   Showtime Sports executive David Dinkins Jr. joins us! As the son of a politician, we ask David about Donald Trump’s surprising presidential win. We talk about how David got involved in televised sports, and how technological advances are changing the game for home viewers. We discuss everyone from Muhammad Ali, Bill Goldberg & Conor McGregor, to Anthony Joshua, Matthew Franklin & Vinny Pazienza.  

The Feel Good Five keeps it positive, and we end with some Maurovation!

35: Bill Goldberg  

Producer Vicky Pezza is away so it's a stripped down version of the Podcast of Positivity! Guest is two time Pro Wrestling champ Bill Goldberg!

34: Brian Cain  

Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo present the animated feature: Jack Daw! We find out What's Up, Bas, and ask...what's up with James Ellsworth?!

Combat Sports Carousel covers GSP, UFC, McGregor, Ortiz vs Sonnen, Bad Hombres, Aldo, addiction, Goldberg’s return to the WWE, and Glory 34, then, suddenly, an R&R first occurs when the boys make a wager for a crisp Benji.

#Hashtag gets a message from Kevin James about Kevin Can Wait! We discusses The Walking Dead, The Simpsons, The Price is Right, lucky pennies, toad licking, cigar aficionado tips, Chris Rock, Holt McCallany in Jack Reacher, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Vertigo & Eminem.

Brian M. Cain, MS, CMAA, #1 international best-selling author, speaker, coach and expert in the field of sports psychology, is our guest! Bas and Brian discuss his expertise on Mental Conditioning and Peak Performance. Brian talks about everything from the conditioning strategies he’s implemented with his MMA clients like Georges St. Pierre, to how he’s currently training for the Ironman Triathlon! Brian is high energy and insightful in this great interview where he shares useful tips and advice for fighters and non-athletes alike. Follow @BrianCainPeak and sign up for his Monday Message on!

There’s bets, arm wrestling, and rock, paper, scissors - then we wrap up the Podcast of Positivity with the Feel Good Five and some Maurovation. Looks like The Price is Wrong, Bas!

33: Daniel Bryan  

Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo discuss What’s Up Bas, ride the Combat Sports Carousel, and see what’s trending on #Hashtag. Then...

YES! YES! YES! Daniel Bryan joins Mauro for a great conversation about WWE, CWC, Total Bellas, MMA, his family life, and much more! Follow him @WWEDanielBryan!

All this, plus The Feel Good Five & some Maurovation! You may even hear some people in the audience whisper, “Black Panther…”

32: Don't Believe the Hype about Skype  

Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo celebrate their PRIDE FC anniversary. What's Up, Bas tries to solve a missing rabbit case.

The Combat Sports Carousel covers Daniel Bryan & Brie Bella, Jamie Noble, WWE Royal Rumble, The Rock, children fighting MMA, Evander Holyfield, Johnny Tapia, the Boxing Hall of Fame, Glory 34, BJ Penn, Sage Northcutt vs Mickey Gall, Lineker vs Dodson, Henderson vs Bisping, The World Series of Fighting, and more. We remember Josh Samman.

#Hashtag covers Pokemon Go, Vince Staples, Ben Stiller, Ivanka & Rosie, airbags for your head, and a Kobe Bryant Shoe, singular.

Things get heated when Skype fails on a global scale and prevents our would-be interview with Ron Funches, so we cool off with The Feel Good 5 and a little Maurovation.


31: Dan Henderson  

Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo discuss the final episode of Inside MMA. The Combat Sports Carousel includes UFC 205, McGregor, Aldo, Cyborg, Roy Nelson, Glory 34 and WWE No Mercy. Can you feel #Hashtag?

Dan Henderson joins us to talk about his upcoming UFC 204 rematch vs Michael Bisping on Oct 8! We discuss his career from Olympic wrestling and PRIDE Championship, to his plan to retire as the UFC Middleweight Champion.

So much more, like the Feel Good 5, and Maurovation that's a hard act to follow. Pig Roast Party at Hendo’s!

30: Comedy Film Nerds  

Mauro Ranallo is back in-studio with Bas Rutten to talk WWE Cruiserweight Classic, WWE Backlash on PPV, and Glory Kickboxing! What's Up, Bas gets detailed and controversial.

#Hashtag includes Hillary vs Trump, Colin Powell emails, Suicide Squad, Henry Winkler honoring Garry Mashall, Kid Cudi, Hispanic Heritage Month, UFC 203, CM Punk, Triple G vs Brook, Rico Verhoeven, AGT winner Grace’s Vanderwaal and more!

Comedy Film Nerds hosts Graham Elwood & Chris Mancini join Bas to talk podcasting on a podcast! Graham & Chris are comedians, filmmakers, authors, and two of the founders of the Los Angeles Podcast Festival, now in it’s 5th year, happening Sept 23-25 in Beverly Hills! They're also the creators of EarBuds: The Podcasting Documentary, a Kickstarter funded film about podcast listeners around the world, available this November!

Start your weekend right with the Feel Good Five and some Maurovation!

29: Greetings from Trenton, N.J.  

Bas Rutten calls up Mauro Ranallo, who’s on the road again! He's in New Jersey for Glory, then off to Virginia for WWE Backlash, then Florida for CWC… MAMMA MIA!

What’s Up, Bas shares a powerful message after a tragedy.

#Hashtag covers UFC 203, Josh Barnett, Stipe Miocic, Alistair Overeem, CM Punk, Glory 33, Rico Verhoeven, Anderson "Braddock" Silva, Badr Hari, Chi Lewis-Parry, Dutch Kickboxing, Boxing, Golovkin vs. Brook, WWE Backlash, CWC, NFL, drone delivery, Apple, Drake, Narcos, Bruce Springsteen and the Roast of Rob Lowe!  

Vicky Pezza asks Bas & Mauro your questions, and The Feel Good 5 goes to the dogs!

Thanks to all the listeners who submitted questions!

28: Alistair Overeem  

Welcome Back! Bas Rutten & Mauro Ranallo talk summer and September, including Bas’ visit to Maui and Alaska, and Mauro hosting CWC with Daniel Bryan.

#Hashtag covers UFC, Glory Kickboxing, WWE, Stranger Things and the best Summer songs & movies.

Our guest is Strikeforce, DREAM & K-1 Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem joins Mauro to discuss his quest for yet another belt at UFC 203! Alistair & Mauro share how they met, and other memories, in the return of PRIDE FC Flashback!

And it wouldn't be The Podcast of Positivity without The Feel Good Five! GOOGLE IT!

27: Dan Severn  

Bas Rutten hosts solo this week, taking us on an underwater adventure before going full-on Cape Fear. Bas talks about all things UFC, from the sale to Fight Week and UFC 200, with a hint of Bellator.

Dan Severn is our guest, and life is good! The UFC Hall of Famer and former WWF Superstar is the author of the new book The Realest Guy in the Room. Dan talks about his philosophies, his family, growing up on a 120 acre farm, fighting 127 matches and the evolution of his career. Follow Dan @DanBeastSevern and find his book on

All this and The Feel Good Five!

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