Posted On:1/21/2007 10:30pm
Style: BJJ, MMA
THIS IS IN NO WAY AN ANTI RUTTEN THREAD
Anyways, I was reading up on Rutten's history, and it seems that Rutten's first martial arts were Tae Kwon Do and kyokushin Karate- but the thing that makes me wonder is the time it took to for him to get a black belt in these two arts- 1 year.
1 year and your a black belt. Doesnt this smell like those one of those typical TKD McDojos? Bas Rutten went on to learn Muay Thai and ground fighting, but it makes me wonder if this world class fighter started his martial arts training in a McDojo. Makes you think...
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:32pm
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:34pm
Style: Muay Thai
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:36pm
Hey! Rutten is probably my fav fighter ever- I'm not trying to imply anything negative or anything... it just makes you think though, I wonder how much of that stuff he ever used?
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:37pm
Originally Posted by BlackStalyon
I read it on an interview from a book called "Grappling Masters". I think Wikipedia has something on it.
Enforcer of Northeast Anti-Silliness Department Inc.
Style: Kaju, BJJ, Judo, Kempo
I think that this is rather accepted knowledge. Bas I believe usually speaks a bit highly of his Kyokushin past, but tends to only mention other training in passing.
Knowing is not enough, you must apply...
...Willing is not enough you must do ~Bruce Lee
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:40pm
he was born with the fighters spirit. it only took 1 year of tkd and karate with classes twice a week, gaining a new rank every month.
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:42pm
Style: Sanda, BJJ
Bas Rutten quote
Bas: in Jujitsu you can't just buy a black belt like in say TKD
Stephen Quadros: Do you have any black belts Bas?
Bas: I have a black belt in TKD
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:52pm
bas invented grappling.
Posted On:1/21/2007 10:58pm
bas invented fucking and steak as well i hear
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