#74 UFC Champion Bas Rutten on Habits, Self-Talk and Creating Success Through Failure

Jim Harshaw interviews former UFC Champion Bas Rutten, inventor of the O2 Trainer

We all have fears. We look at an opportunity and the little voice inside says, “I can’t do that. What if they say no? What if I fail? What if I get embarrassed? What if I get hurt?” Bring those fears to the surface and really ask yourself the “what if…” and answer it honestly. Most of the time it’s not really as big a deal as you first thought.

In this week’s interview, former UFC Champion Bas Rutten talks about how he faced his fears before stepping into the cage. Just the fact that one of the greatest fighters ever had these fears should tell you that it’s ok to have fear. It’s not ok, however, to let that fear hold you back. God has planted potential into you. A special ability. You are meant to use your special gift to make the world– your world– a better place. Learn how…
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Today I bring you Bas Rutten. Bas is a former UFC Champion and 3x King of Pancrase- which was a fighting promotion out of Japan. He’s now in the UFC Hall of Fame. He finished his career on a 22 fight unbeaten streak before retiring due to multiple injuries. He later came back, in 2006, to fight again, winning by TKO. He has appeared in numerous television shows including Martial Law and King of Queens. He’s appeared in movies and even has a cameo in the video game Grand Theft Auto. He has also developed his own unique version of a training mask called the O2 Trainer.

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