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DONALD CERRONE DISCUSSES HIS UFC TITLE FIGHT AND SPONSORSHIP ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’
Additional Highlights Include Interviews with Anthony Pettis and Sugar Ray Leonard, Plus a Round Table Discussion with George and Brian Garcia of ‘MMA Junkie Radio’
Official Results and Highlights from ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXX’
LOS ANGELES – Aug. 14, 2015 – UFC lightweight contender Donald Cerrone joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight following the announcement this week of his title fight against UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael Dos Anjos Dec. 19. During the lively interview with series host Bas Rutten and guest host Ron Kruck, who filled in for Kenny Rice this week, Cerrone discussed preparing for his first ever UFC title fight, how he’s been affected by UFC’s Reebok sponsorship agreement, and how he’s been spending his free time on his ranch. Watch Cerrone’s full interview clip here: http://bit.ly/IMMACerroneAug14
INSIDE MMA host Kenny Rice sat down with boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard, where he shared his thoughts on the growth of MMA versus boxing, Rousey’s stardom, and the rise of non-heavyweight fighters in boxing. An extended version of the interview is available here: http://bit.ly/IMMASugarRay
Former UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis joined the show tonight to discuss his training and injury recovery, who he’d like to fight next, and his thoughts on the Dos Anjos-Cerrone fight: http://bit.ly/IMMAPettis
INSIDE MMA introduced a new segment tonight called the “Not-So Neutral Corner,” where Rutten and Kruck sat down for a roundtable discussion with “MMA Junkie Radio” hosts “Gorgeous” George Garcia and Brian “Goze” Garcia. In this clip, the group weighs in on a number of MMA current events, including Anderson Silva’s recent suspension, Ronda Rousey versus Cris “Cyborg” Justino and more: http://bit.ly/NSNCAug14
Highlights from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXX are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello: http://bit.ly/CESMMAXXX
Official results from CES MMA XXX are as follows:
Main Event – Lightweight Title Fight – Luis Felix (14-8) defeated Julian Lane (9-4-1) via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 48-47).
Catchweight Fight – 150 pounds – Lenny Wheeler (9-3, 1 NC) defeated Matt Bessette (15-7)via TKO (strikes) at 0:39 in round one.
Light Heavyweight Fight – Pat Walsh (7-2) defeated Jesse McElligott (5-3) via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27).
Bantamweight Fight – Peggy Morgan (4-3) defeated Jessy Miele (4-2) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Lightweight Fight – Leon Davis (7-3) defeated Andres Jeudi (7-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Welterweight Fight – Chip Moraza-Pollard (10-8) defeated Dan Lauzon (17-6) via TKO at 3:12 in round two.
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