Bas Rutten Quotes
Bas Rutten Quotes




Biography

Author Profession: Athlete
Nationality: Dutch
Born: February 24, 1965







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A champion is someone who sweats to exhaustion, even when no one else is watching


Bas Rutten






Sweat, Champion, Exhaustion
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Everybody’s beatable. Mixed martial arts, there’s many ways to win, and that also means there are many ways to lose, as well.


Bas Rutten






Art, Mean, Winning
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I am there for the best interests of the fighters, I want them to win. If they don’t accept that, bye bye.


Bas Rutten






Winning, Bye, Want
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No beer before 5 p.m., wait… did I just say that?


Bas Rutten






Beer, Waiting, Wait, 
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I don’t believe in an eye for an eye. I believe in two eyes for an eye.


Bas Rutten





Eyes, Believe, Eye, I Believe,
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A true champion is one who sweats from exhaustion when no one is watching.


Bas Rutten





Champion, True, Watching,
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I wanted to be the Dutch Bruce Jenner – that was my goal. He was my hero.


Bas Rutten





Hero, He, Goal, Dutch,
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I knew everything in the forest. I had a secret home tree, where I pretty much lived. I also liked rooftops and streetlamps. My parents would get calls saying ‘He’s out there again.’


Bas Rutten





Home, Tree, Parents, Forest,
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I was this kid who never sat down. Nobody liked me? Well, I’d make sure they’d like me. I was the class clown, always doing crazy stuff and causing riots.


Bas Rutten





Crazy, Nobody, Never,
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I thought martial arts was going to help me with my movies and TV stuff, but I realized it would not.


Bas Rutten





Movies, Thought, Help,
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Fighting is easy to understand. You just hit the guy as hard as you can.


Bas Rutten





Fighting, Understand, Easy,
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It is better to do too much than to do too little.


Bas Rutten





Better, Too, Much, Little, 
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Everybody knows a guillotine choke, and most know how to get to one. But if you can create a different way to get to that choke, then you’re going to surprise people. However, that will only happen one time, because once it gets used that one time, everyone will see that and start to train for it.


Bas Rutten





Surprise, Create, Everyon, 
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I love palm strikes because you have a longer reach. Normally, when you give a left hook and then a right straight, you are too close for the right straight. Why? Because the hook is shorter.


Bas Rutten





Love, Reach, Why,
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Apparently, the the only way to kill a lion is by rear naked choke. Personally, I’d just kick it in the head.


Bas Rutten






Way, Naked, Kickboxing
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It’s only pain, it will not hurt you.


Bas Rutten






Hurt, Pain, Mma
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I dont believe in an eye for an eye, I believe in two eyes for an eye


Bas Rutten






Believe, Eye, Two
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As long as you fight, you cannot lose… if you leave everything out there, it doesn’t matter if you win or lose. To me you can never lose.


Bas Rutten






Fighting, Winning, Long
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Everybody underestimates the kick to the groin.


Bas Rutten






Underestimate, Kicks
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You can buy muscles, but you can’t buy COJONES!


Bas Rutten






Cojones, Muscles
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Keep everything simple, don’t try anything crazy and all your strikes must be hard! NOTHING WEAK, no jabs or weak attacks.


Bas Rutten

Crazy, Simple, Trying
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Fedor has no weakness. I have seen so many fights, and even the best fighters in the world have a flaw in their game but I have yet to find one in Fedor Emelianenko.


Bas Rutten






Motivational, Fighting, Games
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