Rob Konrad: Conversations
004. Sick and Bullied Child Turned Fighting Legend and Hollywood Star: Bas Rutten
As one of the earliest Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champions, former King of Pancrase and Thai Boxer, Bas Rutten has faced some pretty tough opponents.
But none challenged him as much as his personal struggles, from chronic illness and bullying as a kid, to beating an opioid addiction, to strange happenings in his family home.
In this episode Bas tells Rob Konrad a rollicking tale of learning to swing through trees, standing up to bullies, knocking many people out, coming out tops at a high school reunion, being a grandfather, and finding his way back to his faith.
And he also happens to have some inspiring life advice to share....
Watch the video of our conversation, get the show notes and full transcript here: