Chael Sonnen on ‘INSIDE MMA’, Plus Mackenzie Dern Wins Her Pro Debut on ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 58’

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Don’t Miss Tyron Woodley Discussing His UFC Title Shot and the Incredible Story of Vinny Paz, the Champion Boxer Who Came Back From a Broken Neck

Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Mackenzie Dern Wins Her MMA Debut on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 58’

Los Angeles – July 22, 2016 – Former UFC multi-division contender Chael Sonnen appeared on AXS TV’s ‘INSIDE MMA’ tonight where he spoke candidly about a number of subjects with series host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for Mauro Ranallo. Watch Sonnen as he discusses changes in the UFC since the United States Anti-Doping Agency began testing fighters, if he will return to fighting, what he thinks about UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt’s demands following his UFC 200 opponent Brock Lesnar’s positive drug tests, and much more in this extended version of his interview here:

UFC welterweight contender Tyron Woodley joined the show to discuss his title fight against three-time defending champion Robbie Lawler next week, his thoughts on returning to the octagon after an 18-month layoff and his take on the rest of the UFC welterweight division:

INSIDE MMA correspondent Kenny Rice sat down with legendary boxer Vinny Paz to tell the incredible story of the broken neck that almost derailed his career, the subject of his upcoming biopic “Bleed For This” starring Miles Teller:

In her mixed martial arts debut tonight, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion Mackenzie Dern (1-0) dominated Kenia Rosas (0-1) for three rounds to win a unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-26, 30-25) on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 58, meanwhile Robert Drysdale (7-0, 1 NC) won the Legacy Light Heavyweight Title catching Ryan Spann (9-3) in a rear naked choke in round two. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s submission-filled action here:

Legacy 58 Official Results:

Main Event – Light Heavyweight Title Fight – Robert Drysdale (7-0, 1 NC) choked out Ryan Spann (9-3) at 2:58 in round two.

Co-Main Event – Lightweight Fight – Josh Quayhagen (9-5) won a unanimous decision victory (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) over Rey Trujillo (20-16)

Strawweight Fight – Mackenzie Dern (1-0) defeated Kenia Rosas (0-1) by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-25).

Bantamweight Fight – Cody Williams (10-6) caught Ryan Hollis (11-10) in head and arm choke to win by submission at 4:35 in round two.

Lightweight Fight – Matt Mooney (5-2) landed an armbar 14 seconds into the first round to defeat Gage Duhon (7-3).

Middleweight Fight – Brendan Allen (4-1) scored a submission victory over CJ Hancock (2-1) at 1:54 in round two.


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