In fact, Ranallo’s exit in 2006 from the now-defunct PRIDE FC was followed by an expose of behind-the-scenes mistreatment penned by his broadcast partner, Bas Rutten.
Ranallo largely kept quiet about the man who soured his time overseas, an impressive task for a man who can shred microphones with one scream. But over the years, he made it clear who he held responsible for his departure: Jerry Millen, a former PRIDE executive who resurfaced as a senior vice president for the new Japanese MMA promotion Rizin FF.
When former PRIDE heavyweight champion Fedor Emelianenko announced his return to Japan for Rizin FF, Ranallo posted, “Too bad the worst person I have ever encountered in MMA is in the cage ! #YouKnowWhoIMean (via Twitter):