B.J. Penn says ‘I Am Here to Finish Ricardo Lamas’ on ‘INSIDE MMA’

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Plus, T.J. Dillashaw is Waiting for His Title Rematch with Dominick Cruz and Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59

Los Angeles – Sept. 16, 2016 – When UFC Hall of Famer and former welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn returns to the octagon next month after a two-year layoff to face featherweight Ricardo Lamas, he has only one thing on his mind. “I am here to finish Lamas,” Penn told INSIDE MMA hosts Mauro Ranallo and Bas Rutten tonight during their conversation about his UFC comeback and quest for a record third division title. Watch Penn’s full interview here: http://bit.ly/IMMA_BJPenn

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw shared his thoughts on fighter rankings and a rematch with current champ Dominick Cruz in a sit down with INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Dillashaw

Trevin Giles (8-0) finished a three round war versus Ike Villanueva (12-8) with a head and arm submission in the third round after knocking him down with a devastating right overhand  in the main event on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59. Commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the back-and-forth brawl along with the rest of the night’s action that features several slick submissions and a can’t-miss first-round knockout by Domingo Pilarte (6-1) here: http://bit.ly/Legacy59

Official results for Legacy 59 are as follows

Televised Main Card:

Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Trevin Giles (8-0) submitted Ike Villanueva (12-8) with a head and arm choke at 1:43 in round three.

Co-Main Event – Lightweight Fight – Justin Reiswerg (11-6) caught Jason Langellier (4-1) in an armbar and triangle choke at 3:21 in round two.

Bantamweight Fight – Domingo Pilarte (6-1) knocked out Chris Pham (5-6) 38 seconds into round one.

Bantamweight Fight – Adrian Yanez (5-1) armbarred Colin Wright (5-3) at 2:44 in round three.

Bantamweight Fight – Mike Trinh (5-3) won a split decision over Randy McCullough (3-1) (27-30, 29-28, 30-27).

Light Heavyweight Fight – Danny Orr (4-1) submitted Chad Cook (10-11) via strikes at 1:15 in round one.


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