AXSTV Fights: Best of 2016
AXS TV fights rings in the new year with a look back at the best moments of 2016. Ron Kruck takes LFC, RFA, CES, and Lion Fight Muay Thai fans through all your favorite highlight reel performances.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 46
RFA heads to the Ozarks to close out 2016 with its final show before the merger of RFA and Legacy to form LFA. Jordan "Big Swinging" Johnson and LeMarcus Tucker throw down for the vacant RFA Middleweight title.
Legacy Fighting Championship 63
LFC returns to Tulsa, Oklahoma for a Welterweight showdown between UFC Veteran Gerald Harris and Legacy first-timer Aaron Cobb. Also on the card, Legacy mainstay Melvin Jordan returns to face Sooner State Welterweight Trey Houston.
Lion Fight 33
European Muay Thai sensation Jake Purdy crosses the pond to take on Regian Eresel for the Lion Fight Super Middleweight title at Lion Fight 33. Plus, two more titles are on the line at Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.
Legacy Fighting Championship 62
Multiple time Brazilian Jiu Jitsu world champion and current Legacy Middleweight champion defends his title against promotional new-comer Cortez “the Crazy Cowboy” Coleman.
CES MMA 39
CES MMA returns with a star-studded card headlined by two slugging middleweights, former world champion Chuck "Cold Steel" O'Neil and Wilfredo Santiago Jr. Also on the card is the Barrett brothers, Peter and Max plus Saul Almeida, Manny Bermudez and more!
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 45
Lion Fight 32
Lion Fight’s return to the Mecca of Fighting is topped by a showdown for the super welterweight crown pitting American standout Ky Hollenbeck against renowned Thai veteran Malaipet Sasiprapa.
Legacy Fighting Championship 61
Legacy has two title fights on tap from the Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. The main event is the Bantamweight title fight between Steven Peterson and Mark Delarosa. The co-main is the Featherweight title between Kevin Aguilar and Damon Jackson.
Legacy Fighting Championship 60
Heavyweights Brian Heden and Tyler East go head to head in the main event. Jos Eichelberger and Dakota Cochrane battle each other in the co-main event. Nate Richardson, Tat Romero and Jr. Hernandez are also scheduled to appear.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 44
From the St. Charles Convention Center in St. Charles, MO the RFA Lightweight World Title is on the line. Thiago Moises will defend his belt against Zach "The Alter Boy" Freeman. In the co-main event Nick Urso will take on Ken Porter.
CES MMA 38
From the Foxwoods Resort and Casino CES brings you the best MMA action in the Northeast. Sean Soriano takes on Levan Makashvili in the main event. Calvin Kattar and Chris Foster are the scheduled co-main event. Carlos Candelario and Kody Nordby are also scheduled to appear.
Legacy Fighting Championship 59
From the Arena Theater in Houston, TX Trevin Giles faces Ike Villanueva in a Middleweight. Justin Reiswerg and Jason Langellier meet up for a lightweight scrap. Chris Pham, Mike Trinh, and Colin Wright are also scheduled to appear.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 43
Brian "The Mantis" Camozzi takes on Nick "The Phoenix" Barnes for the organizations Welterweight title. The night also features Adam Stroop and Gabriel Checco in a middleweight showdown. Boston Salmon and Zac Riley are also scheduled to appear.
Lion Fight 31
Four Title Fights featuring women's Welterweight Champion Jorina Baars facing Angela Whitley. Women's Lightweight Champion Antonina Shevchenko squares off against Paola Cappucci. Gaston Bolanos vs Tum Sitydtong and Iman Barlow takes on Lara Fernandez.
AXSTV Fights: Fighters You Should Know
Fighters You Should Know features some of the fan favorites from AXStv Fights. The show includes fighters from Legacy, RFA, CES and Lion Fight.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 42
From Visalia, CA comes a lightweight showdown between Christos "The Spartan" Giagos and Arthur Estrázulas. The night also features a flyweight bout with Ray Elizalde facing Alex Perez.
CES MMA 37
Three CES titles are on the line. Andre Soukhamthath vs Kin Moy II for the Bantamweight world title. Greg Rebello vs Ashley Gooch for the Heavyweight world title. Matt Bessette vs Joe Pingitore for the featherweight world title.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 41
Josh Clark and Trevin Giles have a Middleweight showdown from San Antonio, Texas. Jamal Emmers faces Rivaldo Junior in the featherweight co-main event.
Legacy Fighting Championship 58
MRobert Drysdale and Ryan Spann fight for the Light Heavyweight Title. Josh Quayhagen, Ryan Hollis, Cody Williams, and Trent Meaux are also scheduled to fight. Legacy 58 will also feature the MMA debut of Judo Superstar Makenzie Dern.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 40
RFA 40 is packed with great MMA action. The main event features Czar "The Gunfighter" Sklavos vs Chico "The King" Camus. Marvin Blumer, Terrion Ware, Chase Waldon, Dan Moret, and Chad Curry are also on the card.
Lion Fight 30
A Superfight plus two title fights highlight Lion Fight's return to Foxwoods. Ky Hollenbeck and Mark Holst are the main event, while the male and female lightweight titles are on the line as the two co-main events.
Legacy Fighting Championship 57
Legacy 57 from Shreveport, LA features the Featherweight title fight between undefeated Tony Kelly and 11-1 Kevin Aguilar. Other familiar names on the card include Dave Burrow, Derrick Krantz, Quentin Henry, and David Bosnick.
Legacy Fighting Championship 56
Legacy 56 from The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas features Manny Vazquez defending his Bantamweight title against Steven Peterson. The fight card also includes Ryan Hollis, Jason Sampson, J.C. Cottrell, Cody Walker, and Andrew Parker.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 39
From the Chicagoland area, RFA 39 features the Featherweight World Title bout between Raoni Barcelos and Bobby Moffett. Other fighters scheduled to appear include Luis Saldana, Mike Santiago, Joseph Gigliotti, and Daniel Vizaya.
CES MMA 36
The CES Lightweight championship belt is on the line as Luis "Rockstar" Felix and Ryan Sanders meet again for the main event. CES favorites Nate Andrews, Matt Bessette, and Josh Laberge are also scheduled to appear.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 38
From The Hangar in Costa Mesa, California Thiago Moisès defends his Lightweight Title against challenger E.J. Chavez. Joe Murphy faces Vinicius Zani in the Co-Main event. Christos Giagos, Karen Darabedyan, Joe Diaz and Nick Barnes are also scheduled.
Lion Fight 29
Lion Fight 29 from Foxwoods Resort and Casino features the best Muay Thai in the United States. Jo Nattawut defends his Super Welterweight Title against Regian Eersel. Ognjen Topic, Julio Pena, John Nofer, and Travis Clay are also scheduled to appear.
Legacy Fighting Championship 55
Brice Ritani-Coe vs Justin Ledet is the Main Event from Legacy 55 in Houston, Texas. Bilal Williams is facing Artenas Young, Alex Black is taking on Edgar Juarez, and undefeated Roberto Sanchez squares off against undefeated David Waters.
Legacy Fighting Championship 54
The Legacy Middleweight title is up for grabs as undefeated Marcelo Nunes goes up against BJJ legend Rafael Lovato Jr. Justin Rader, Andrew Todhunter, Bilal Williams, Charles Byrd, and Evan Thompson are also scheduled to appear on this packed card.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 37
The light heavyweight title battle between Rafael Viana and Devin Clark is the main event. The co-main event is the bantamweight title fight between Leandro Higo and Joey Miolla. Brian Camozzi, John Poppie, and Logan Storley are also scheduled to appear.
Legacy Fighting Championship 53
From the Center Stage in Atlanta, GA 9-1 Antonio Tricoli goes up against 10-4 Dhiego Lima. Cody Wilson faces Dave Vitkay in a 185lb battle, and Amir Dadovic takes on Adam Dehart.
CES MMA 34
The main event features Chris Curtis defending his welterweight title against UFC vet Nah-Shon Burrell. There is also a rematch scheduled between Steve Skrzat and Kevin Haley. Calvin Kattar, Kenny Foster and Matt Thompson are also scheduled to fight.
Legacy Fighting Championship 52
A Flyweight title bout from the Golden Nugget in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Klayton Mai faces Matt Schnell for the belt. Sean Soriano, Ryan Spann and Trent Meauxare also scheduled to appear.
LFC Celebrating 50 Events
Michael Schiavello and Pat Miletich take a look at the last 50 Legacy events. The night will feature Jeff Rexroad, Holly Holm, Damacio Page, Sage Northcutt and more. Join us for a great showcase of the talent Legacy has produced over the past five years.
CES MMA 33
The Main Event showcases the CES Bantamweight Title fight between Kody Nordby and Andre Soukhamthath. Chuck O'Neil, Matt Bessette, Greg Rebello, and Julian Lane are also scheduled to appear.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 36
Raoni Barcelos puts his belt on the line against the undefeated Landon Vannata as the two top prospects go at it. The co-main event of the night pits Melvin "Career Killer" Blumer against Shawn "The Exception" West in another Featherweight classic.
Lion Fight 28
From the Foxwoods Resort and Casino, "Smoking" Joe Nattawut faces Cedric Manhoef for the Super Welterweight Title. Ognjen Topic and Sergio Wielzen is the co-main event. Ky Hollenbeck, Chris Mauceri and Justin Greskiewicz are also scheduled to appear.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 35
Mixed martial arts' top contenders and champions take center cage LIVE every Friday night on AXS TV Fights. A lightweight title fight featuring Zach Juusola vs David Castillo is the scheduled main event from the UCCU Center in Orem, Utah. Thiago Moisés and David Putvin clash in a lightweight showdown. Heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Eric Iman face each other in a highly anticipated battle.
Legacy Fighting Championship 51
The Legacy bantamweight title is on the line as 8-1 Manny Vazquez takes on undefeated Ricardo Ramos. The heavyweight battle of the night pits Cody East against Kevin Asplund. Brock Larson, Jacob Volkmann, and Travis Coyle are also scheduled to appear.
Lion Fight 27
The Lion Fight welterweight title is on the line as Fabio Pinca defends his title against Charlie Peters in the main event. Tiffany Van Soest defends her super bantamweight title against Ashley Nichols in the co-main event.
Legacy Fighting Championship 50
Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos vs Artenas Young is the main event from Houston, Texas. Jonathan Harris and Justin Reiswerg battle it out at 155lb. Fighters also scheduled to appear include: Alex Black, Rey Trujillo, Charles Cheeks, and Dale Mitchell.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 34
The RFA vacant Welterweight title is on the line as Bojan Velickovic faces Benjamin Smith. The Co-main event of the evening is a middleweight showdown between Adam Stroup and John Poppie. Cody Mumma, Jeremy Kimball and Hugo Viana are also scheduled.
CES MMA 32
2016 kicks off with two championship bouts at Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Luis Felix and Gil de Freitas defend their titles on January 8th. Felix takes on UFC vet Waylon Lowe, while de Freitas puts his belt on the line against Chris Curtis.
AXSTV Fights: Best Of 2015
Michael Schiavello and Pat Miletich look back at the best fights from every promotion over the course of the year. From the best knockouts to the rising stars, Michael and Pat will cover 2015 and set the stage for 2016.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 33
Adam "Prime Time" Townsend and E.J. "The Mad Titan" Chavez are the main event in a lightweight showdown. Joey "Slash" Merritt and Felipe Fogolin go at it for a welterweight war. Boston Salmon, Khalil Rountree and Jordan Johnson are also scheduled.
Legacy Fighting Championship 49
Mixed martial arts' top contenders and champions take center cage LIVE every Friday night on AXS TV Fights. Two world titles are on the line. Derrick "D-Rock" Krantz defends his Welterweight title against Alex "The Great White" Morono. Andrea "KGB" Lee and Arie Beck battle it out for the vacant flyweight title. Jonathan Martinez, Matt Schnell and Kevin Aguilar are also scheduled to appear.
Lion Fight 26
MMA's top contenders take center cage LIVE every Friday night on AXS TV Fights. Tetsuya Yamato defends his Super Lightweight title against British phenom Greg Wootton. Victor Saravia, Nick Chasteen, Julio Pena, and Tim Amorim are also scheduled to appear.
Legacy Fighting Championship 48
It's the best of Legacy Kickboxing and Legacy MMA. The Light Heavyweight Kickboxing four-man tournament features: Myron Dennis, Andres Van Engelen, Manny Mancha, and Brian Collette. Also, the Legacy Middleweight bout between Leo Leite and Ryan Spann.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 32
MMA action returns to the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Melvin "Career Killer" Blummer takes on Leandro "Pittbull" Higo in a classic Bantamweight showdown. Minnesota MMA stars Benjamin Smith, Marvin Blummer and Chad Curry are also scheduled to appear.
CES MMA 31
Chip "The Surgeon" Moraza-Pollard will take on Brazilian Gil de Freitas for the vacant CES Welterweight title. Dinis "Sweetbread" Paiva and Kody Nordby are also scheduled to appear.
Lion Fight 25
International kickboxing and Muay Thai sensation John Wayne Parr battles Cosmo Alexandre for the vacant Lion Fight Super Middleweight title. Jorina Baars defends her Welterweight title against Czech Republic star Martina Jindorva.
Legacy Fighting Championship 47
Mixed martial arts' top contenders and champions take center cage LIVE every Friday night on AXS TV Fights. Lightweights Clay Harvison and Jordan Rinaldi are the Main Event. Welterweights Dave Vitkay and Wesley Barnes are the scheduled Co-Main Event.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 31
MMA's top contenders & champions take center cage LIVE every Friday on AXS TV Fights. Gilbert Smith and Bristol Marunde fight for the RFA Welterweight World Title and Zoila Frausto and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger fight for the Women's Strawweight World Title.
Legacy Fighting Championship 46
12-4 Steven Peterson faces undefeated Irwin Rivera in the main event. Rafael Lovato Jr looks to improve his unblemished MMA record against Charles Byrd. Andrew Parker and Justin Rader are also scheduled to appear.
Lion Fight 24
Two-time world champion Ky Hollenbeck squares off against Richard Abraham in the main event. Also scheduled that night, the 154 lbs title fight between Jo Nattawut and Charlie Peters and the 134 lbs title fight between Ognjen Topic and Stephen Meleady.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 30
Anthony "Lionheart" Smith faces Brock "The Machine" Jardine in a middleweight showdown in the Cornhusker State. Ryan Roberts, Adam Townsend, and Darrick Minner are also scheduled to appear.
Legacy Fighting Championship 45
MMA's top contenders and champions take center cage LIVE every Friday night on AXS TV Fights. Undefeated Andrew Todhunter and 10-6 Dylan Smith go at it in the Main Event. JC Cottrell, Sean Soriano, and Jesse Chaffin are also scheduled to appear.
Legacy Fighting Championship 44
The main event features a 3 round battle between Valdir Araujo and Alex Morono. Bilal Williams, Justin Reiswerg, Sage Northcutt and Charlie Ontiveros are also scheduled to appear.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 29
Honorary coaches Robbie Lawler (USA) and Lyoto Machida (Brazil) will oversee each country's top prospects as they go at in the cage. Ricky Musgrave and Raoni Barcelos battle it out for the RFA featherweight title.
Resurrection Fighting Alliance 28
Andrew Sanchez and John Poppie go at it for the vacant RFA Middleweight title. Matt Manzanares makes his record tying 7th appearance fighting St. Louis' own Ken Porter is a flyweight showdown.
CES MMA 30
Chuck O'Neil defends the welterweight title against Dominique Steele. Providence Heavyweight Greg Rebello battles Tyler King, and Leukemia-survivor Matt Bessette takes on Khama Worthy.
Lion Fight 23
Main event features the UK's Liam Harrison versus Malaipet. Tiffany Van Soest is defending her Featherweight belt against Martyna Krol from Thailand. Other fighters on the card include: Kevin Ross, Rungrat Sasiprapa, and Tony Fausto.
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