CHUCK LIDDELL TALKS JON JONES, ‘DANCING WITH THE STARS’ AND MORE ON MAURO RANALLO’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ DEBUT
Additional Highlights Include Chris Weidman on MMA’s Legalization in New York and Cat Zingano on Ronda Rousey and Her Next Fight
Plus, Nothing But Finishes on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 52’
LOS ANGELES – March 25, 2016 – AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA welcomed UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell tonight for Mauro Ranallo’s debut as co-host alongside Bas Rutten. During his sit down interview, Liddell discussed his relationship with former UFC champion Jon Jones, gave advice for UFC fighter and “Dancing with the Stars” contestant Paige VanZant (Lidell was a contestant in 2009), and weighed in on training-related injuries in MMA: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Liddell
Following the legalization of MMA in New York this week, former UFC Middleweight Champion and Long Island native Chris Weidman joined INSIDE MMA tonight to give his reaction to the news and also discuss his upcoming rematch with current champion Luke Rockhold at UFC 199 in June: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Weidman
INSIDE MMA Correspondent Ron Kruck sat down with UFC fighter Cat Zingano who gave her take on the aftermath of Ronda Rousey’s defeat last year and teased her next fight in the octagon, which has yet to be announced: http://bit.ly/IMMA-Zingano
AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 52 delivered show-stopping finishes in all six televised fights, capped off by Matt Schnell’s (10-2) armbar submission victory to win the interim flyweight title in a main event rematch against Klayton Mai (8-2). AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down tonight’s action here: http://bit.ly/Legacy52
Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 52 are as follows:
Main Event – Interim Flyweight Title Fight – Matt Schnell (10-2) defeated Klayton Mai (8-2) via submission (armbar) at 2:14 in round one.
Co-Main Event – Lightweight Fight –Thomas Webb (10-3) defeated Sean Soriano (9-4) via TKO (punches) at 1:25 in round three.
Light Heavyweight Fight – Ryan Spann (9-2) defeated Aaron Davis (7-5) via submission (guillotine choke) at 2:53 in round one.
Bantamweight Fight – Trent Meaux (4-1) defeated Cody Williams (8-6) via TKO (kick to the body) at 2:59 in round two.
Middleweight Fight – Trevin Giles (5-0) defeated Brendan Allen (2-1) via submission (rear naked choke) at 1:47 in round two.
Bantamweight Fight – Irwin Rivera (5-1) defeated Jose Cena (3-2) via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:45 in round three.
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