JOSH THOMSON PREDICTS ‘PETTIS VS. MELENDEZ’ AND DISCUSSES A POTENTIAL FOURTH FIGHT WITH GILBERT MELENDEZ ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ TONIGHT

JOSH THOMSON PREDICTS ‘PETTIS VS. MELENDEZ’ AND DISCUSSES A POTENTIAL FOURTH FIGHT WITH GILBERT MELENDEZ ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ TONIGHT

Also, Jose Aldo Responds to Chad Mendes, Dominick Cruz Discusses Training for His Next Fight and Matt Brown Weighs In On Robbie Lawler

LOS ANGELES – July 18, 2014 – In an exclusive interview on AXS TV‘s Inside MMA tonight, UFC fighter Josh Thomson shares his prediction for the end-of-the-year bout between Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis and discusses the potential for a historic fourth fight with Melendez in the future. A video clip from Thomson’s interview is available here: http://bit.ly/1ldZ6b7

Also on tonight’s show with series hosts Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice:

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo responds to Chad Mendes’ comments about their canceled fight in an exclusive statement to INSIDE MMA available here: http://bit.ly/Uh2H1r

UFC fighter Dominick Cruz breaks down the process of recovering from injury and getting back into the cage for the first time in nearly three years: http://bit.ly/1mpGMeY

UFC fighter Matt Brown previews his fight versus Robbie Lawler next week and discusses his wrestling lessons with One FC fighter Ben Askren: http://bit.ly/UgIcBI

ABOUT INSIDE MMA

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