UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez joined INSIDE MMA for an interview with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. In this clip, Velasquez says what it means to defend his title in Mexico City and how he has been training for his challenger, Fabricio Werdum:
Also on tonight’s show, UFC middleweight fighter Luke Rockhold discussed his headlining bout against Lyoto Machida April 18 and expressed his wish to fight for the middleweight title:
Below are the official results from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 41. Highlights from the event are available in this video, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello:
Main Event – Lightweight Fight – Daniel Pineda (21-11) defeated Jonny Carson (12-7) via submission (kimura) at 1:45 minutes in round three.
Bantamweight Fight – Ricardo Ramos (7-0) defeated Justin Rader (3-1) via TKO at 0:32 in round one
Catchweight Fight (150 pounds) – Zac Church (5-2, 1 NC) defeated James Warren (7-2) via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 5:00 in round one.
Strawweight Fight – Amber Stautzenberger (6-4) defeated Kathina Catron (6-6) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Featherweight Fight – Rodney Allison (7-2) defeated Daniel Hauenstein (5-6) via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:47 in round one.
Bantamweight Fight – Hector Arteaga (3-1) defeated Chavous Smith (7-5) via submission (rear naked choke) at 0:35 in round one.
Tune in to AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 25 next Friday as RFA Featherweight Champion Justin Lawrence (6-2) faces undefeated challenger Sam Toomer (9-0) in the main event. RFA 25 airs live on Friday, April 10 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
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