GREG JACKSON AND CARLOS CONDIT INTERVIEW TOGETHER ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’
Gilbert Smith Wins Welterweight Title with Third Round Submission on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 26’
LOS ANGELES – June 5, 2015 – UFC welterweight Carlos Condit and his renowned trainer Greg Jackson together joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight for an interview with series host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for regular host Kenny Rice. During the interview, Condit discussed who he would like to fight next following his victory at UFC Fight Night 67 while Jackson shared his thoughts on Jon Jones, who was recently suspended from the UFC and has trained with Jackson at his Albuquerque, New Mexico gym.
“I don’t have too much to comment on Jon [Jones]. We’ve kind of decided to stay off the comment stuff with him, but I’m very optimistic. I feel if he really puts his mind to it, he’s gonna have a great comeback and I’ll just leave it at that.”
The full interview is available here: http://bit.ly/JacksonCondit
Highlights from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 26 are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello: http://bit.ly/RFA26Highlights
Official results from RFA 26 are as follows:
Welterweight Title Fight – Gilbert Smith (11-4) defeated Ben Smith (14-3) via submission (armbar) at 3:27 in round three.
Lightweight Fight – Marcus Edwards (10-3) defeated Thaigo Alves (8-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Bantamweight Fight – Bruno Frazatto (7-2) defeated Jarred Mercado (12-3) via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:28 in round two.
Middleweight Fight – Andrew Sanchez (6-2) defeated Clinton Williams (6-2, 1 NC) via TKO (strikes) at 1:17 in round two.
Heavyweight Fight – Ashley Gooch (8-4) defeated Brandon Griffin (4-1) via TKO (strikes) at 3:16 in round one.
Bantamweight Fight – Boston Salmon (3-0) defeated Danny Mainus (3-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Next Friday, June 12, AXS TV FIGHTS airs an hour early at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with the live broadcast of CES MMA XXIX from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. CES MMA Welterweight Champion Chuck O’Neil (15-6) defends his title against challenger Dominique Steele (12-5) in the main event.
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