Bas Rutten, a former UFC heavyweight champion and current co-host of Inside MMA, is recovering from neck surgery performed Monday. Rutten let everyone know via Twitter that he is on the road to recovery after the procedure.
“OK, I’m awake, will let you all know more when I know more,” Rutten posted. “Thanks for all the ‘Best wishes,’ much appreciated.”
Rutten, who is 47 years old, retired from competing in 2006 with a record of 28-4-1. He was a three-time King of Pancrase Openweight champion, and went 11 years without a loss to finish his career.