Holly Holm Discusses Her Crushing Defeat of Ronda Rousey on AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA Special Edition: Holly Holm’



 Plus, Holm’s Coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn Reflect on the Fight and Her Teammates and Training Partners React to the Win

Spinning Elbow Knockouts Highlight ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 26’

LOS ANGELES – Nov. 20, 2015 – AXS TV dedicated tonight’s episode of INSIDE MMA to exploring everything you need to know about newly crowned UFC Bantamweight Champion Holly Holm and her crushing defeat of Ronda Rousey. Headlining the special edition, Holm herself joined the show for an interview with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten.

During the extended interview, Holm shared intimate details from her first conversation after winning the belt, explained why she has been defending Rousey against critics, and discussed if she thinks Rousey should get an immediate rematch and more: http://bit.ly/Holm-Nov20

Meanwhile, INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck reported from Holm’s hometown of Albuquerque, New Mexico where he sat down with her coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, who have trained Holm for nearly two decades, to discuss her rise to the top of women’s boxing and MMA, how she prepared to face Rousey, and the impact her feat will have on the sport: http://bit.ly/JacksonWink-Nov20

Then, while capturing Albuquerque’s response to Holm’s victory, Kruck caught up with several of her teammates, including UFC fighters Donald Cerrone, Carlos Condit, John Dodson and Andrei Arlovski, who shared their reaction to the win: http://bit.ly/IMMA-ABQ

Earlier in the night, AXS TV FIGHTS showcased a roaring clash of Muay Thai fights on LION FIGHT 26 highlighted by a brutal spinning elbow KO by Julio Pena (4-0) to defeat Tim Amorim (1-3) and Nick Chasteen’s (5-1) TKO victory over Turan Hassanov (15-8-1) in the main event. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s action here: http://bit.ly/LionFight26

Official results from Lion Fight 26 are as follows:

Main Event – Welterweight (142 pounds) fight – Nick Chasteen (5-1) defeated Turan Hassanov (15-8-1) via TKO at 0:25 in round three.

Co-Main Event – Super Bantamweight (122 pounds) fight – John Nofer (7-1) defeated Victor Saravia (4-1) via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-47).

Middleweight (160 pounds) fight – Josh Shepard (5-1) defeated Ben Peak (10-4) via unanimous decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47).

Lightweight (135 pounds) – Julio Pena (4-0) defeated Tim Amorim (1-3) via KO (spinning back elbow) at 2:59 in round three.

Welterweight (142 pounds) – Pedro Gonzalez (3-1) defeated Sean Fagan (0-2) via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 49-45).

AXS TV FIGHTS and INSIDE MMA are off next week for AXS TV’s exclusive primetime coverage of the Battle 4 Atlantis Men’s College Basketball Tournament live from the Bahamas. AXS TV FIGHTS returns Friday, Dec. 4 with two title fights on Legacy Fighting Championship 49 as Derrick Krantz defends his welterweight title against Alex Morono and Ariel Beck faces Andrea Lee for the inaugural women’s flyweight belt.


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