QUINTON ‘RAMPAGE’ JACKSON SAYS ‘JON JONES IS BAD FOR THE SPORT’ ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’
Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Gives an Update on Her Weight Cut for Her Next Fight in December
Cosmo Alexandre Out-Slugs Wayne Parr to Win Super Middleweight Title on AXS TV FIGHTS’ 300th Broadcast, ‘Lion Fight 25’
LOS ANGELES – Oct. 23, 2015 – Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA in studio tonight for an interview with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. During their discussion, Jackson shared his thoughts on former champion Jon Jones’ reinstatement to the UFC today.
“I hope he comes back. I hope he learns from his mistake…. But I’m not saying it because I’m a fan of Jon Jones because honestly I think that Jon Jones is bad for the sport, because when he fights people, he injures us. He kicked my knee backwards, my knee is never the same. He’s done it to a couple other guys. I saw him rip one guy’s shoulder out his socket. We just try to the same thing he’s trying to do, earn a living and do the sport that we love. We don’t go in there to try and injure people, even though I tried to fold an opponent in half, but he made me angry, it was something that he did to me, I had a history…. But this guy’s doing it to every opponent. He’s kicking their knees backwards and really trying to hurt people. So I think that’s bad for the sport.”
Jackson’s complete interview is available here: http://bit.ly/IMMARampage-Oct23
Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino also appeared on INSIDE MMA tonight where she discussed, among other subjects, her progress cutting weight to 140 pounds for her next fight in December: http://bit.ly/IMMACyborg-Oct23
AXS TV FIGHTS celebrated its historic 300th fight broadcast tonight as Lion Fight 25 delivered exciting action in two headlining title fights. Cosmo Alexandre (52-14-1) defeated 10-time world champion Wayne Parr (91-31) to claim the super middleweight title and Jorina Baars (38-0-3) defended her women’s welterweight title against Martina Jindrova (49-14) despite suffering a deep cut on her cheek early in the fight. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s highlights here: http://bit.ly/LionFight25
Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 25 are as follows:
Main Event – Super Middleweight (167) Title Fight – Cosmo Alexandre (52-14-1) defeated Wayne Parr (91-31) via unanimous decision (50-48, 49-47, 48-47).
Co-Main Event – Women’s Welterweight (145) Title Fight – Jorina Baars (38-0-3) defeated Martina Jindrova (49-14) via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-47, 49-46).
Cruiserweight (187) Fight – Mike LeMaire (15-0) defeated Jake Poss (4-2) via unanimous decision (49-47, 48-47, 49-48).
Bantamweight (118) Fight –. Romie Adanza (19-7-1) defeated Anthony Castrejon (6-3) via KO (punch) at 3:00 in round three.
Super Lightweight (137) fight – Joe Gogo (4-0) defeated Marvin Madariaga (5-1-1) via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 2:32 in round three.
Super Bantamweight (122) fight – Ming Freeman (4-0-1) defeated Jason Andrada (6-4) via KO (punch) at 2:53 in round five.
Next week on AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXXI, Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-8) and Gil de Freitas (17-5) square off for the vacant welterweight title live on Friday, Oct. 30 an hour early at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln Rhode Island.
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