‘STONE COLD’ STEVE AUSTIN DISCUSSES C.M. PUNK AND PARALLELS BETWEEN MMA AND PRO WRESTLING ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’

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‘STONE COLD’ STEVE AUSTIN DISCUSSES C.M. PUNK AND PARALLELS BETWEEN MMA AND PRO WRESTLING ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’

Burt Watson Explains Why He Resigned from the UFC

Highlights From ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXVIII’

LOS ANGELES – March 13, 2015 – Pro wrestling legend “Stone Cold” Steve Austin stopped by AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight for an interview with series host Bas Rutten. During the interview, Austin answers questions about UFC fighter and former pro wrestler C.M. Punk and which pro wrestlers he thinks would do well in MMA. A clip from Austin’s interview is available here:http://bit.ly/18Jhn08

Former UFC event coordinator Burt Watson joined INSIDE MMA for an interview with series host Kenny Rice. In this clip, Watson describes the incident that lead to him resigning from the UFC after fourteen years:http://bit.ly/1MzwsRh

On AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXVIII tonight, 2004 U.S. Judo Olympian Rick Hawn (20-4) defeated Derek Loffer (9-3) in the headlining fight. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s action in this week’s highlight video: http://bit.ly/1G1kz2o

Here are the official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXVIII:

Main event – Catchweight 160 pound fight – Rick Hawn (20-4) defeated Derek Loffer (9-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Lightweight fight – Luis Felix (13-8) defeated Reggie Merriweather (6-6) via TKO at 4:29 in round one.

Bantamweight fight – Brian Kelleher (12-7) defeated Andre Soukhamthath (8-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Middleweight fight – Roger Carroll (16-11) defeated Todd Chattelle (12-12) via submission (mounted guillotine choke) at 2:55 in round two.

Catchweight 225 pound fight – Tyler King (9-2) defeated Mike Mucitelli (7-2) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-38, 30-27).

Bantamweight fight – Joey Gomez (6-0) defeated Kin Moy (6-2) via TKO at 1:30 in round one.

Featherweight fight – Kyle Bochniak (5-0) defeated Dominic Warr (5-5) via KO (Punch) at 1:49 in round one.

Tune in next Friday, March 20 for a heavyweight title fight between defending Legacy FC champion Cody East (9-1) and challenger Brice Ritani-Coe (4-2) on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 40. The main card airs an hour early at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on AXS TV live from Wild Bills in Duluth, Georgia.

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