MMAWeekly.com has had it confirmed that Bas Rutten is back commentating for the Pride Fighting Championships. Many fans converged in Los Angeles tonight for the autograph signing of Shogun and Ninja Rua at a Best Buy in Los Angeles Tuesday Night and Bas confirmed it to many of the fans in attendance.

“I’m happy Bas is coming back…”, Chris Garcia of Los Angeles told MMAWeekly.com. Garcia after asking if Bas is back said quote “Bas told me he has signed a new deal which is good news and he will be back.”

Rutten will talk about the situation today with MMAWeekly Radio at 9am Pacific/12 Noon eastern at www.mmaweeklyradio.com. The broadcast is absolutely free when you listen live and if you can’t listen live check our the radio archives.

MMAWeekly Radio’s Frank Trigg was originally brought in to do the Bushido show every other month and will now go back to that role working on the Bushido broadcasts. Rutten’s contract dispute has evidentally been worked out and Bas will be back on the pay per view shows for the regular Pride events starting in February, while Trigg will be back working the Bushido broadcasts. Here from Bas today on MMAWeeklyRadio.com