Category Archives: AXS TV Fights

Adam Townsend Grinds Out TKO Victory over Marcus Edwards on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 5’

Adam Townsend Grinds Out TKO Victory over Marcus Edwards on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 5’ ADAM TOWNSEND GRINDS OUT TKO VICTORY OVER MARCUS EDWARDS IN THE MAIN EVENT ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 5’ Los Angeles – Feb. 24, 2017 – Legacy Fighting Alliance lightweight contender Adam Townsend (17-4) overcame a barrage of strikes from Marcus Edwards (12-5) to open their main event fight and dominated Edwards with repeated takedowns and ground and pound over three rounds until the referee called a stop to fight with seven seconds remaining on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 5 tonight. Full highlights from the fight are available to watch and embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LFA5_Highlights Top moments from tonight’s broadcast include: Listen to Matthew Frincu (10-2) deliver this kick on a bloodied Kris Hocum (9-6) on his way to a decision victory in their lightweight fight....

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MATT BESSETTE DEFENDS HIS FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE KNOCKING OUT KEVIN CROOM ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 41’ TONIGHT

MATT BESSETTE DEFENDS HIS FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE KNOCKING OUT KEVIN CROOM ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 41’ TONIGHT MATT BESSETTE DEFENDS HIS FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE KNOCKING OUT  KEVIN CROOM ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 41’ TONIGHT Los Angeles – Jan. 27, 2017 – CES MMA Featherweight Champ Matt Bessette (21-7) put on a striking clinic while defending his belt tonight for the first time against Kevin Croom (17-8), eventually finishing him with a kick to the head following a flurry of strikes in the main event on AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 41. CES MMA’s first event of 2017 featured six finishes in seven fights, including Keith Bell’s (8-9-1) powerful blow to Tyler King (12-5), knocking him out cold in the first round. Full highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 41 are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/CES41_Results Tonight’s event was presented by...

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AXS TV FIGHTS Caps off 2016 Friday Night with Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s Final Event, RFA 46

AXS TV FIGHTS Caps off 2016 Friday Night with Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s Final Event, RFA 46 AXS TV FIGHTS CAPS OFF 2016 FRIDAY NIGHT WITH RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE’S FINAL EVENT, RFA 46 Light Heavyweight Title Fight Set as Jordan Johnson and LeMarcus Tucker Make Weight At Today’s Weigh-In Event Los Angeles – Dec. 8, 2016 – AXS TV FIGHTS wraps up its 2016 fight calendar tomorrow night at 10pE/7pP with RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 46, the final event from RFA before it merges with Legacy Fighting Championship to become Legacy Fighting Alliance in 2017. At today’s weigh-in event, light heavyweight title contenders Jordan Johnson (5-0) and LeMarcus Tucker (5-1) both came in on weight for their headlining fight tomorrow. RFA 46 will be broadcast live from Branson Convention Center in Branson, Missouri voiced by AXS TV FIGHTS broadcasters UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich and “The...

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Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 63’

Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 63’ OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 63’ TOMORROW Los Angeles – Dec. 1, 2016 – Here are the official weigh in results for AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 63. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello call the action live tomorrow night at 10pE/7pP on AXS TV from the Hard Rock Casino in Catoosa, Oklahoma. Legacy 63 will be Legacy Fighting Championship’s final event before merging with Resurrection Fighting Alliance to form Legacy Fighting Alliance in 2017. Official weigh-in results for Legacy 63 are as follows, fighter records and weights (in pounds) are listed in parenthesis: Televised Main Card Main Event – Catchweight Fight – Gerald Harris (22-5, 189.8) vs. Aaron Cobb (7-3) (*Note: Aaron Cobb will weigh in tomorrow at 4 p.m. CT with...

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Jo Nattawut & Antonina Shevchenko Retain Championship Belts on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’

Jo Nattawut & Antonina Shevchenko Retain Championship Belts on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’ JO NATTAWUT AND ANTONINA SHEVCHENKO RETAIN CHAMPIONSHIP BELTS, WHILE REGIAN EERSEL WINS THE SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 33’ Los Angeles – Nov. 18, 2016 – Lion Fight Muay Thai’s last event of 2016 featured a historic three title fights on the main card, headlined by Super Welterweight champion Jo Nattawut (58-6-2) and Lightweight champion Antonina Shevchenko (38-1) who both defended their titles with dominant unanimous decision victories. In the third title fight, Regian Eersel (40-4) landed a flying knee to knock out Jake Purdy (27-7-1) and claim the Lion Fight Super Middleweight Title. Full highlights from tonight’s event are available here: Lion Fight 33 was presented by AXS TV commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello, with ringside reporting by Ron Kruck, live from...

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Rafael Lovato Jr. Retains Middleweight Belt with Armbar Finish on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 62’

Rafael Lovato Jr. Retains Middleweight Belt with Armbar Finish on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 62’ RAFAEL LOVATO JR. RETAINS MIDDLEWEIGHT BELT WITH ARMBAR FINISH ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 62’ Los Angeles – Nov. 11, 2016 – In a back-and-forth battle for the Legacy Fighting Championship middleweight title, Brazlian Jiu-Jitsu legend Rafael Lovato Jr. (4-0) caught Cortez Coleman (13-7) in an armbar after several minutes on the ground to force the submission and retain his championship on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 62. Other highlights from Legacy 62 include: Justin Rader’s (5-2) ground and pound lead to a TKO of Mike Maldonado (5-1) in the first round. Aaron Mckenzie (3-0) landed a series of knees in the first round before defeating Brandon Wright (0-1) by TKO in the second. Full highlights from tonight’s event are available here: http://bit.ly/Legacy62_Highlights Legacy 62...

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AXS TV FIGHTS Signs New Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement with CES MMA

AXS TV FIGHTS Signs New Multi-Year Broadcast Agreement with CES MMA AXS TV FIGHTS SIGNS NEW MULTI-YEAR BROADCAST AGREEMENT WITH EAST COAST MMA PROMOTION CES MMA Los Angeles – Nov. 1, 2016 – Continuing its dedication to broadcast more live mixed martial arts and kickboxing events than any other TV network, AXS TV FIGHTS today announced it has signed a new multi-year agreement with CES MMA, the premier East Coast mixed martial arts organization. Through this extension, which includes at least six scheduled events in 2017, AXS TV FIGHTS will remain the exclusive North American broadcast home for CES MMA. Based on the recently announced deals with CES MMA, Lion Fight Muay Thai and Legacy Fighting Alliance, AXS TV FIGHTS will broadcast 45 live events in 2017, which is more than any other TV network. Since its AXS TV FIGHTS debut in 2014, CES MMA...

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Six Fights & Six Finishes on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RFA 45’

Six Fights & Six Finishes on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RFA 45’ SIX FIGHTS AND SIX FINISHES, INCLUDING TWO CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS, ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 45’ Los Angeles – Oct. 28, 2016 – In his second featherweight title defense, Raoni Barcelos (11-1) knocked out Dan Moret (11-3) in the second round of the co-main event on AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 45. Then, in the headlining fight, Gerald Meerschaert (24-8) submitted Chase Waldon (10-2) in the first round to win the vacant RFA middleweight belt. Other highlights from tonight include: Chad Curry (8-1) scored a dominant TKO victory over Frank Schuman (7-3) in the first round. Mitch White (2-1), Bobby Lee (5-0) and Ben Neumann (11-4) all landed submissions to kick off the first three fights of the night. Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available here: RFA 45 was presented by...

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Two Title Fights Set as Fighters Make Weight for ‘AXS TV Fights: RFA 45’ Tomorrow Night

Two Title Fights Set as Fighters Make Weight for ‘AXS TV Fights: RFA 45’ Tomorrow Night TWO TITLE FIGHTS SET AS FIGHTERS MAKE WEIGHT FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 45’ TOMORROW NIGHT Los Angeles – Oct. 27, 2016 – With two championship fights on the card for tomorrow night’s AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 45 broadcast, middleweight contenders Gerald Meerschaert (23-8) and Chase Waldon (10-1), and featherweight champ Raoni Barcelos (10-1) and contender Dan Moret (11-2) all made weight today for their title bouts. The action kicks off live at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from the Mystic Lake Casino in Prior Lake, Minnesota with AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello on the broadcast mic and reporter Ron Kruck cageside. Official weigh-in results for RFA 45 are as follows, fighters’ record and official weight (in pounds) are...

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Jo Nattawut Wins the Lion Fight Middleweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32’

Jo Nattawut Wins the Lion Fight Middleweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32’ JO NATTAWUT WINS THE LION FIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE, DEFEATS MALAIPET SASIPRAPA ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32’ Los Angeles – October 21, 2016 – “Smokin’” Jo Natawut (59-6-2) took on Muay Thai legend and Malaipet Sasiprapa (146-31-6)tonight for the Lion Fight middleweight belt on only two days’ notice and won a hard-fought battle by unanimous decision, capping off an exciting night of action on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 32. Other highlights from tonight’s broadcast include: Romie Adanza (19-7-2) and Ming Freeman (5-0-2) exchanged blows for five rounds in a majority draw decision. Travis Clay (4-0) preserved his undefeated record by finishing off Marvin Madariaga (5-2-1) in the fourth round. 19-year-old Gabriel Mazzetti (12-2) landed a barrage of strikes to knock out Josh Shepard (5-2) in the second round...

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