RASHAD EVANS TALKS UFC FUTURE AND POTENTIALLY DROPPING WEIGHT CLASSES ON ‘INSIDE MMA’
Plus, Bas Rutten Weighs In on Conor McGregor vs. UFC and Bellator Champion Andrey Koreshkov Discusses Defeating Benson Henderson Tonight
Watch Rafael Lovato Jr. Win the Legacy Fighting Championship Middleweight Title and More on Tonight’s ‘AXS TV FIGHTS’ Highlights
LOS ANGELES – April 22, 2016 – Coming off a knockout defeat last weekend, former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Rashad Evans sat down with INSIDE MMA series host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for Mauro Ranallo tonight, for a candid interview about his recent loss and what the future holds for his MMA career. In this clip, Evans discusses potentially dropping weight classes and also shares his thoughts on UFC Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and fellow former title holder Jon Jones: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Evans
Speaking of McGregor, Bas Rutten gave his take on the outspoken fighter’s headline-making week as the champion has gone back and forth publicly with the UFC about his previously scheduled fight at UFC 200: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Rutten-McGregor
Bellator Welterweight Champion Andrey Koreshkov joined the show immediately following his dominating title defense against Bellator newcomer and former UFC champion Benson Henderson tonight: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Koreshkov
Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu standout Rafael Lovato Jr. (3-0) turned the tables on Marcelo Nunes (5-1) scoring a second round TKO and claiming the Legacy Fighting Championship middleweight title on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 54 tonight. Commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s finish-filled action here:http://bit.ly/Legacy54
Here are the official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHING CHAMPIONSHIP 54:
Main Event – Middleweight Title Fight – Rafael Lovato Jr. (3-0) won the middleweight title with a TKO victory vs. Marcelo Nunes (5-1) at 4:51 in round two.
Middleweight Fight – Andrew Todhunter (8-0) choked out Evan Thompson (5-3) with a rear-naked choke at 2:28 in round one.
Welterweight Fight – Bilal Williams (5-2) scored a TKO over Ed Cline Jr. (8-6-1) 21 seconds into the first round.
Lightweight Fight – Derrick Adkins (6-2) won a unanimous decision victory (30-27, 30-26, 30-27) over Daryl Wilson (2-1).
Featherweight Fight – Justin Rader (4-2) defeated Aaron Robinson (5-4) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).
Lightweight Fight – Logan Cunningham (5-0) submitted Kyle Driscoll (0-1) with a first round armbar at 2:17.
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