Bas Rutten

Bas Rutten

UFC Hall of Fame and Hollywood Career alongside Kevin James and Henry Winkler with Bas Rutten

Sebastian "Bas" Rutten is a Dutch actor and retired mixed martial artist, kickboxer, and professional wrestler. He was a UFC Heavyweight Champion, a three-time King of Pancrase world champion, and finished his career on a 22 fight unbeaten streak (21 wins, 1 draw). He is in the UFC Hall of Fame. As a professional fighter, one of his favorite tactics was the liver shot (both punch and kick), and he popularized its use in MMA.
He has worked as a color commentator in several MMA organizations, including Pride, and has appeared in numerous television shows, movies, and video games. He also coaches MMA and has authored several instructional materials.

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