Category Archives: AXS TV Fights

Juliano Coutinho TKO’s Ashley Gooch to Win CES MMA Heavyweight Title on AXS TV FIGHTS Tonight

Juliano Coutinho TKO’s Ashley Gooch to Win CES MMA Heavyweight Title on AXS TV FIGHTS Tonight   JULIANO COUTINHO TKO’S ASHLEY GOOCH TO WIN CES MMA HEAYWEIGHT TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS’ TONIGHT   In the main event battle for the CES MMA heavyweight title on AXS TV FIGHTS tonight, top contender Juliano Coutinho (8-3) took down Ashley Gooch (10-6) in the second round and used his ground and pound to win by TKO. Earlier in the night, Pedro Gonzelez (14-5) won the interim featherweight belt by unanimous decision over Saul Almeida (19-9). Highlights from tonight’s action are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck. Photos for media use are available to via dropbox here, credit Will Paul/CES MMA.   Official results for CES MMA 45 are as follows: Main Event – Heavyweight Title Fight – Juliano Coutinho (8-3) defeated Ashley...

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Jimmy Flick Upsets Johnny Bedford with D’Arce Choke Submission in the Main Event on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’

Jimmy Flick Upsets Johnny Bedford with D’Arce Choke Submission in the Main Event on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’ This just in… JIMMY FLICK UPSETS JOHNNY BEDFORD WITH D’ARCE CHOKE SUBMISSION IN THE MAIN EVENT ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’   Headlining bantamweight prospect Jimmy Flick (10-3) upset UFC veteran Johnny Bedford (23-13-1) tonight, catching him in a D’Arce choke and winning by technical submission in the third round on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 16. Watch Flick’s lights-out submission and more highlights from LFA 16 on YouTube here. In another highlight-reel finish earlier in the night, Geoff Neal (7-2) lived up to his nickname, “Hands of Steel,” by dropping Bilal Williams (8-4) with a knockout punch near the end of the first round. Check out a GIF of the KO on Twitter here. Photos from tonight’s event are available for media use via Dropbox here (credit...

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Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14

Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14 Here are the highlights from tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 where two new LFA champions were crowned. In the main event, Eryk Anders (8-0) and Brendan Allen (7-2) delivered a five-round slug-fest, with Anders, a former Alabama football star, winning the inaugural LFA middleweight title by unanimous decision.   In the co-main event, Roberto Sanchez (7-0) caught fellow undefeated prospect Jerome Rivera (7-1) in an armbar in the third round to win the inaugural LFA flyweight belt.   Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available to embed here: http://bit.ly/LFA14_Highlights   Photos for media use are available to download here (credit Mike Jackson/Legacy Fighting Alliance): http://bit.ly/LFA14_Photos   Other highlights include:   Colbey Northcutt (0-1), sister of UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship alum Sage Northcutt, and Courtney King...

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AXS TV FIGHTS Gives “The Voice” Michael Schiavello A Slice of the Good Life Before His Final Event with the Network

AXS TV FIGHTS Gives “The Voice” Michael Schiavello A Slice of the Good Life Before His Final Event with the Network PHOTO: AXS TV FIGHTS Gives “The Voice” Michael Schiavello A Slice of the Good Life Before His Final Event with the Network Credit: AXS TV FIGHTS(Left to Right: Andrew Simon, Pat Miletich, Michael Schiavello, Ron Kruck) Before tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 13, AXS TV FIGHTS CEO Andrew Simon, along with broadcasters Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck presented longtime AXS TV FIGHTS play-by-play commentator “The Voice” Michael Schiavello with a “thank you” cake for his eight years as “The Voice” of AXS TV FIGHTS. Schiavello, who has called over 250 events for AXS TV FIGHTS, will call his final fight with the network tonight before he moves back to his native Australia with his family....

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Derrick Krantz Wins Inaugural LFA Welterweight Title by TKO on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 12’

Derrick Krantz Wins Inaugural LFA Welterweight Title by TKO on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 12’ Former Legacy FC Welterweight Champion Derrick Krantz (20-9) overwhelmed Ben Neumann (12-5) with strikes to win by TKO in the second round and claim the inaugural Legacy Fighting Alliance Welterweight Title in the main event of ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 12’ tonight. Check out this GIF of Krantz’s ground and pound that finished the fight: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Krantz In an earlier bout tonight, Julian Marquez landed a slick KO punch on Cameron Olson. Check out the GIF here: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Marquez Full highlights from LFA 12 are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Highlights Photos for media use are available to download via dropbox here. Please photo credit Jesse Kelley/Legacy Fighting Alliance: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Photos LFA 12 Official Results Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Derrick Krantz (20-9) scored a TKO victory over Ben Neumann (12-5) at 0:55 in...

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CES MMA 44 Highlights: Matt Bessette Retains Featherweight Title With Doctor’s Stoppage TKO

CES MMA 44 Highlights: Matt Bessette Retains Featherweight Title With Doctor’s Stoppage TKO   CES MMA 44 Highlights: Matt Bessette Retains Featherweight Title With Doctor’s Stoppage TKO Here are the highlights from tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 44. Headlining the night was featherweight champion Matt Bessette, whose powerful striking scored him a TKO victory over challenger Rey Trujillo when the doctor called a stop to the fight after the second round of the main event. Full highlights are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/CES44_Highlights Earlier in the night, UFC veteran Sean Soriano stopped Jacob Bohn with leg kicks in the second round – http://bit.ly/CES44_Soriano Photos for media use are available to download via dropbox here. Please photo credit Will Paul/CES MMA – http://bit.ly/CES44_Photos CES MMA 44 Official Results: Main Event – Featherweight Title Fight – Matt Bessette (22-7) defeated Rey Trujillo (20-19) via...

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Ian Heinisch Makes Quick Work of Lucas Rota in AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 10 Main Event

Ian Heinisch Makes Quick Work of Lucas Rota in AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 10 Main Event Ian Heinisch Makes Quick Work of Lucas Rota in AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 10 Main Event LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 10 Headliner Ian Heinisch (8-0) scored a quick submission win over Lucas Rota (12-7), catching him in a shoulder lock mid-way through the first round of the main event. Check out highlights from tonight’s AXS TV FIGHTS broadcast here: http://bit.ly/LFA10_Highlights Earlier, there was a rare double-knockdown from Maikel Perez and Adam Martinez that highlighted their memorable back-and-forth battle. A GIF of the moment is available via Twitter here – http://bit.ly/LFA10_DoubleKnockdown Photos from today’s weigh in event are available to download via dropbox here. Please credit Richard Burmaster/Legacy Fighting Alliance: http://bit.ly/LFA10_WeighIn LFA 10 Televised Main Card Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Ian Heinisch (8-0) caught Lucas Rota (12-7) in a shoulder lock to win...

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Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 8

Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 8 Check out highlights from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 8 live from T.D. Convention Center in Greenville, South Carolina, the first ever nationally televised MMA event from the state. Top moments include welterweight contender Jeremie Holloway’s (9-2) TKO victory over Dave Vitkay (18-13-1) in the co-main event; a back-and-forth battle between Joe Elmore (12-9) and Ryan Jett (3-2), which ended with a third round knee-bar by Elmore; and headliner C.J. Hamilton’s (11-4) decision victory over Jesse Bazzi (6-2) to cap off the evening. Full highlight are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LFA8_Highlights Photos for media use can be downloaded via dropbox here. Please photo credit Matthew Cohen/Legacy Fighting Alliance: http://bit.ly/LFA8Photos LFA 8 Results: Main Eveet – Flyweight Fight – C.J. Hamilton (11-4) defeated Jesse Bazzi (6-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27). Co-Main...

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CES MMA 42 Highlights – Welterweight Champ Chris Curtis TKO’s Wilfredo Santiago Jr. To Retain Belt

CES MMA 42 Highlights – Welterweight Champ Chris Curtis TKO’s Wilfredo Santiago Jr. To Retain Belt  CES MMA 42 Highlights – Welterweight Champ Chris Curtis TKO’s Wilfredo Santiago Jr. To Retain Belt Here are the highlights from tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 42 from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. Full highlights are available to watch and/or embed via YouTube featuring Welterweight Champion Chris Curtis (15-5), who TKO’d challenger Wilfredo Santiago Jr. (7-4) with a knee to the body and a flurry of punches in the main event: Plus, check out this gif of Luis Felix (15-8) climbing Dawond Pickney’s (11-6)  back to sink a rear naked choke in the first round – http://bit.ly/CES42_Felix Photo credit Will Paul/CES MMA CES MMA 42 Official Results: Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Chris Curtis (15-5) defeats Wilfredo Santiago Jr. (7-4) via...

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Roberto Sanchez Submits Klayton Mai in LFA 7 Main Event

Roberto Sanchez Submits Klayton Mai in LFA 7 Main Event Roberto Sanchez Submits Klayton Mai in LFA 7 Main Event Undefeated flyweight prospect Roberto Sanchez (6-0) caught submission specialist Klayton “The Python” Mai (8-3) in a rear-naked choke in the main event of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 7 tonight.     Full highlights from LFA 7 are available to embed via YouTube here, including a head-kick KO from Nikolay Veretennikov (4-2) and a slick submission by Gilbert Urbina (5-0): http://bit.ly/LFA7_Highlights       Photos for media use are available to download via dropbox here (photo credit Richard Burmaster/Legacy Fighting Alliance): http://bit.ly/LFA7_Photos   Here are the official results for AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 7:   Flyweight Fight – Roberto Sanchez (6-0) defeated Klayton Mai (8-3) via submission (rear naked choke) at 2:08 in round two.   Bantamweight Fight – Domingo Pilarte (7-1) defeated...

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