Category Archives: CES MMA

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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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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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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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 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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Highlight Video & Results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38

Highlight Video & Results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38 Here is the official highlight video from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38. The action includes several fantastic submissions and a brutal doctors stoppage TKO in a heavyweight battle: CES MMA 38 took place at the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island and featured live commentary from Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello. Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 38 are as follows: Main Event – Featherweight Fight – Levan Makashvili (12-2-1) submitted Sean Soriano (9-5) with a rear-naked choke at 4:05 in round two. Co-Main Event – Featherweight Fight – Calvin Kattar (16-2) scored a unanimous decision victory over Chris Foster (9-5) (29-28, 30-27, 30-27). Middleweight Fight – Mike Rodriguez (5-1) submitted John Poppie (7-4) with a triangle choke at 1:32 in round two. Bantamweight Fight...

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Highlights from AXS TV Fights: CES MMA 37 and INSIDE MMA

Highlights from AXS TV Fights: CES MMA 37 and INSIDE MMA Here are the highlight clips from tonight’s live broadcasts of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 37 and Inside MMA. Please let me know if you have any questions. We greatly appreciate any coverage you can provide. MMA legend Frank Shamrock stopped by the studio to discuss MMA unions and fighters associations with series hosts Mauro Ranallo and Bas Rutten: http://bit.ly/IMMA_FrankShamrock With the legalization of professional MMA in New York, INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck took an in-depth look at the end of New York’s Underground Combat League: http://bit.ly/IMMA_UCL Also on the subject of MMA in New York, longtime New York journalist Jim Genia joined the show to discuss the recent changes in the state: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Genia Three titles were decided tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 37, including Ashley Gooch’s (10-4) knockout punch to defeat Greg Rebello...

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Highlight Clips from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 36 and INSIDE MMA Tonight

Highlight Clips from AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 36 and INSIDE MMA Tonight Here are the highlight clips from tonight’s live broadcasts of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 36 and INSIDE MMA: UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett discusses his recently announced fight with Andrei Arlovski and his new film “Never Back Down: No Surrender” with hosts Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for Mauro Ranallo tonight: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Barnett Four slick submissions highlight the action on AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 36 tonight. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break it down here: http://bit.ly/CESMMA36 Official results for CES MMA 36 are as follows: Main Event – Lightweight Fight – Nate Andrews (9-1) wrapped Luis Muro (4-2) in a rear-naked choke to win by submission at 1:59 in round three. Lightweight Fight – Matt Bessette (19-7) took out Ran Weathers (18-23) with a guillotine choke submission at 4:50 in round...

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Cormier News, Bisping & Couture Interviews + April Fool’s Pranks on INSIDE MMA

Cormier News, Bisping & Couture Interviews + April Fool’s Pranks on INSIDE MMA   HERE’S WHAT HAPPENED ON TONIGHT’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ AND ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 34’- INCLUDES BREAKING CORMIER/JONES NEWS   ‘Inside MMA’ Highlights Include Correspondent Kenny Rice Sitting Down with UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture for an In-Depth Interview; Guest Host and Correspondent Ron Kruck Delivers April Fool’s Day Pranks; and UFC Fighter Michael Bisping Doesn’t Hold Back When Discussing His Next Potential Opponents On ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 34’ From Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino  Nah-Shon Burrell Defeats Chris Curtis in the Main Event   LOS ANGELES – April 1, 2016 – INSIDE MMA Host and UFC Hall of Famer Bas Rutten didn’t back down when challenged on-air by UFC Fighter Michael Bisping during a satellite interview on tonight’s broadcast. The name-calling exchange was so heated that guest host Ron Kruck, who subbed for...

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Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: CES MMA 33’ Tomorrow Night

Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: CES MMA 33’ Tomorrow Night OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 33’ TOMORROW NIGHT AT 9 P.M. ET/6 P.M. PT ON AXS TV LOS ANGELES – March 10, 2016 – CES MMA bantamweight title contenders Andre Soukhamthath (9-3) and Kody Norby (6-3) came in on weight today at the promotion’s official weigh-in event ahead of tomorrow night’s AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA 33 broadcast. The action kicks off live Friday night on AXS TV an hour early at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with commentary from UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello from the Twin River Casino in Lincoln, Rhode Island. The official weigh-in results for CES MMA 33 are as follows. Weight (in pounds) is listed in parenthesis: Main Card – Begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on AXS TV Main Event – Bantamweight title Fight – Andre Soukhamthath...

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