DANA WHITE DISCUSSES MMA IN NEW YORK ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’
Christiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino Sits Down with Bas Rutten and Brothers Anthony and Sergio Pettis Discuss Fighting on the Same Card
Highlights From ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 24’
LOS ANGELES – March 6, 2015 – On AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight, UFC President Dana White sat down with series host Kenny Rice for a one-on-one interview. Among topics discussed, White explains the UFC’s efforts to legalize MMA in New York State and mentions holding a date. A clip from White’s interview is available here: http://bit.ly/1zY4Tbr
Other highlights from tonight’s episode of INSIDE MMA with series host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for Rice, include:
Invicta FC featherweight champion Christiane “Cyborg” Justino” sat down with Rutten to discuss UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, her fighting weight, and who she may fight next. Watch Justino’s full interview here: http://bit.ly/1KA2DlZ
As UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and UFC bantamweight fighter Sergio Pettis each prepare to fight at UFC 185 March 14, the two brothers joined Inside MMA for an interview with Kruck. In this clip, the Pettis brothers discuss their respective fights and what it has been like to train together for this event: http://bit.ly/1BR0o86
On AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 24 tonight, Benjamin Smith (14-2) defeated Indalecio “Tat” Romero (24-6) in a battle for the RFA welterweight title live from the Mystic Lake Casino & Hotel in Prior Lake Minnesota. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s action in this week’s highlight video: http://bit.ly/1Fo7T5r
Here are the official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 24:
Main event – Welterweight Title fight – Benjamin Smith (14-2) defeated Indalecio “Tat” Romero (24-6) via TKO at 4:34 in round three.
Bantamweight fight – Melvin Blumer (12-2) defeated Jeff Curran (36-17-1) via knockout (punch) at 4:58 in round one.
Bantamweight fight – Darrick Minner (11-4) defeated Marvin Blumer (11-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-26).
Featherweight fight – Bobby Moffett (7-1) defeated Dan Moret (7-2) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Bantamweight fight – Matt Brown (10-4) defeated Andre Tieva (8-1) via TKO at 1:28 in round three.
Welterweight fight – Bojan Velickovic (10-3) defeated Chris Hugh (17-10) via TKO at 4:40 in round one.
Next week on AXS TV FIGHTS airs an hour early for CES MMA XXVIII on Friday, March 13 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on AXS TV. Tune in as 14-time Bellator vet and 2004 U.S. Judo Olympian Rick Hawn (19-4) makes his CES MMA debut against Derek Loffer (9-2) in the main event live from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island.
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