DOMINICK CRUZ, BAS RUTTEN AND KENNY RICE WEIGH IN ON THE TIM KENNEDY CONTROVERSY IN HIGHLIGHTS FROM AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ TONIGHT

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DOMINICK CRUZ, BAS RUTTEN AND KENNY RICE WEIGH IN ON THE TIM KENNEDY CONTROVERSY IN HIGHLIGHTS FROM AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ TONIGHT 

Plus, Host Bas Rutten and Famed Striking Coach Duane Ludwig Face Off in a Special Fighting Demonstration 

Other Highlights Include Dominick Cruz Discussing T.J. Dillashaw, Cat Zingano Confirming She Will Face Ronda Rousey, and Dan Severn, Who Breaks Down the Tournament Format in Modern MMA

 AXS TV Inside MMA 10-3-14 Photo 2 (L-R Kenny Rice, Duane Ludwig, Dominick Cruz, Bas Rutten)

(L-R Kenny Rice, Duane Ludwig, Dominick Cruz, Bas Rutten) 

Los Angeles – Oct. 3, 2014 – On this week’s jam-packed episode of AXS TV’s MMA news magazine INSIDE MMA, UFC bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz and famed striking coach Duane Ludwig were live, in studio and UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Cat Zingano and UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn joined the show live via satellite. Series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten conducted the interviews and broke down the latest MMA news and highlights throughout the night.

Highlight clips from tonight’s episode include:

Cruz, Rice and Rutten weighed in on the controversial delay during last week’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at UFC 178. In this clip, Cruz and the two hosts discuss the implications of extra time between rounds and share their opinion on the situation: http://bit.ly/1rbjWts

Then, Ludwig and Rutten put on their gloves to give viewers a special striking demonstration, including instructional tips on striking combinations. The clip wraps up with Rutten, who was been one of Ludwig’s longtime coaches and mentors, presenting his protégé with a Bas Rutten Systems Black Belt Certification. Watch the segment in its entirety here: http://bit.ly/1vnKprI

During INSIDE MMA’s weekly “Five Rounds” segment with both Cruz and Ludwig, Cruz, the former UFC bantamweight champion, discussed what it would take for current bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw to defeat him, should they be matched up in the future: http://bit.ly/1x8mTR4

Following her victory last week at UFC 178, Cat Zingano discussed how she felt after her first fight in over a year and explained how she managed to confirm her upcoming title fight with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 182 on Jan. 3, 2015: http://bit.ly/ZDLulU

With all the news about Battleground MMA’s eight-man tournament, INSIDE MMA called upon UFC Hall of Famer and multi-tournament veteran Dan Severn to explain how the evolution of MMA fits in with the tournament format and discuss his experience fighting in tournaments early in his career: http://bit.ly/1xNjri3

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