MIESHA TATE REACTS TO TITLE SHOT AGAINST HOLLY HOLM ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’
Plus, Tim Kennedy Responds to ISIS Threats Against Him and Gives an Update on His Next UFC Fight; Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Discusses Her Weight Class Plans and Ronda Rousey; and Legal Correspondent Amy Dardashtian Has the Latest News on Nick Diaz’s Suspension
A New Welterweight Champion is Crowned on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 34’
LOS ANGELES – Jan. 15, 2016 – UFC women’s bantamweight contender Miesha Tate called into AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight to share her reaction to her recently announced title fight against defending champion Holly Holm. During her conversation with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten, Tate shared how she first heard the news and how she is preparing for the fight: http://bit.ly/IMMA-TateJan15
Following the news that the FBI is investigating ISIS threats made against UFC fighter and military veteran Tim Kennedy, Kennedy joined INSIDE MMA tonight to discuss the situation. During the interview, Kennedy also gave an update on his next fight, saying he expects to meet with the UFC next week and that he wants to fight Vitor Belfort: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Kennedy
Invicta FC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino also appeared on tonight’s show following her weigh-in for Saturday night’s title defense against Daria Ibragimova. In this clip, Justino discusses former UFC champ Ronda Rousey, staying in the featherweight division, and her first weight cut without using an IV for recovery: http://bit.ly/IMMA-CyborgJan15
Plus, INSIDE MMA checked in with legal correspondent Amy Dardashtian who gave her take on the latest news surrounding UFC fighter Nick Diaz’s suspension: http://bit.ly/IMMADiaz-Jan15
With the vacant welterweight title on the line, Bojan Velickovic defeated Benjamin Smith with a third round guillotine choke to claim the belt on AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 34. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck break down the night’s highlights here: http://bit.ly/RFA34
Official Results for RFA 34 are as follows:
Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight –. Bojan Velickovic (13-3) defeated Benjamin Smith (15-4) via submission (guillotine choke) at 1:51 in round three.
Co-Main Event – Middleweight Fight – John Poppie (7-2) vs. Adam Stroup (10-3) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Light Heavyweight Fight – Jeremy Kimball (12-5) vs. Cody Mumma (8-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Bantamweight Fight – Zac Riley (4-3) defeated Hugo Viana (8-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Welterweight Fight –. Brian Carmozzi (5-2) defeated Tyler Milner (7-3) via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:20 in round one.
Featherweight Fight – Cory Sandhagen (2-0) defeated Andrew Tenneson (3-1) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
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