LOS ANGELES – May 8, 2014 – After a three week hiatus, MMA comes home to Friday night on AXS TV tomorrow, May 9, when INSIDE MMA airs live at 9pE/6pP immediately followed by AXS TV FIGHTS: MAXIMUM FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 40 at 10pE/7pP.
Standing in for regular series host Bas Rutten on INSIDE MMA is guest host Women’s UFC fighter Miesha Tate who joins host Kenny Rice and brings her unique perspective to interview women’s UFC Fighter Alexis Davis about her upcoming title challenge with Ronda Rousey. Then, the show features exclusive interviews with Bellator light heavyweight fighters “King” Mo Lawal and Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, giving viewers the inside scoop on their highly anticipated fight next week.
The jam-packed episode also features a unique segment by INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck about two wives who are working in opposite corners of the ring as their husbands fight for the Maximum Fighting Championship title Friday night.
Then, at 10pE/7pP, AXS TV FIGHTS presents “Maximum Fighting Championship 40 – Crowned Kings” live from Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Two titles are on the line for this stacked fight card with championship fights between lightweights Tom Gallicchio and Kurt Southern and middleweights Sam Alvey and Wes Swofford. Watch the promo clip for the fight here: bit.ly/1fN2gWe.
ABOUT INSIDE MMA
Inside MMA is mixed martial arts’ longest running and only independent weekly television news show. Every Friday LIVE at 9pE/6pP. PT, Kenny Rice and four-time world champion Bas Rutten interview MMA’s top names and break down highlights from the biggest fights while correspondent Ron Kruck provides on-site coverage from major events and in-depth reporting on the most interesting stories in the sport.
ABOUT AXS TV FIGHTS
AXS TV Fights presents more LIVE mixed martial arts and kickboxing events than any other television network with 40+ LIVE world-class fight cards each year. “The Voice” Michael Schiavello and five-time MMA world champion Pat Miletich call all the action as champions, challengers, and top prospects take center stage every Friday night at 10pE/7pP. AXS TV Fights can be found online, on Facebook and on Twitter. AXS TV is widely distributed in the U.S. via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers. The network is also carried in Canada and the Caribbean.
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