WHEN IT COMES TO TRAINING, HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH?
EDDIE ALVAREZ SAYS HE DOESN’T BELIEVE IN OVER-TRAINING AFTER COMPLETING OVER 150 SPARRING SESSIONS WHILE PREPPING FOR NEXT UFC FIGHT ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ TONIGHT
Plus, ‘INSIDE MMA’ Interviews Daniel Cormier, Cain Velqasquez and Cub Swanson
Four First Round Finishes and Kevin Aguilar Wins the Featherweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 57’
Los Angeles – July 1, 2016 – In an interview on AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight, UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez told series hosts Mauro Ranallo and Bas Rutten he does not believe in over-training and has participated in over 150 sparring sessions so far in preparation for first-ever UFC title fight next week. Alverez’s full interview from tonight’s show is available here: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Alvarez
Other highlights from tonight’s episode of INSIDE MMA include:
UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier and former UFC Heavyweight Champ Cain Velazquez discussed preparing for UFC 200: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Cormier_Velasquez
In a web exclusive, Cormier compares himself and Jon Jones to Evander Holyfield and Mike Tyson: http://bit.ly/IMMA_CormiervsJones
UFC featherweight Cub Swanson said he hasn’t had his best fight yet as he prepares for his 30th professional fight next month: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Swanson
Four first round finishes and a five round championship war highlight another thrilling night of fights on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 57. AXS TV FIGHTS commentator Pat Miletich and guest commentator Ron Kruck, who filled in for “The Voice” Michael Schiavello tonight, break the highlights from Legacy 57 here: http://bit.ly/Legacy57
Official weigh-in results for Legacy 57 are as follows. Fighters’ weight (in pounds) and professional record is listed in parenthesis.
Televised Main Card:
Featherweight Title Fight – Kevin Aguilar (11-1) defeated Tony Kelly (5-1) in a five round war via split decision (47-48, 49-46, 48-47).
Welterweight Fight – Derrick Krantz (18-9) submitted Dave Burrow (14-8) with a rear naked choke at 4:22 in round one.
Middleweight Fight – Charles Byrd (8-4) scored a TKO victory (punches) over Quentin Henry (10-4) at 2:50 in round one.
Lightweight Fight – Joe Valdez (4-1) choked out David Bosnick (6-4) in a first round submission victory at 4:22.
Featherweight Fight – Dan Ige (4-1) knocked out Craig Campbell (2-2) with punches at 3:31 in round one.
Atomweight Fight – Bi Nguyen (1-0) beat Andy Nguyen (2-3) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) in her professional debut.
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