Bas Rutten Has A Message for PED Users on "Inside MMA"

Feb 19, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- LOS ANGELES – AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA took on the subject of performance-enhancing drugs (PED) tonight as series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten sat down with PED expert Dr. Don Catlin, and later in the episode Rutten shared his opinion on PEDs in MMA. Hear Rutten’s message to PED users in the opinion segment “Like A Bas”

As the founder of UCLA’s Olympic Analytical Laboratory Dr. Catlin is a pioneer in drug testing research. During his interview, Dr. Catlin spoke at length about the latest controversy surrounding PEDs in MMA. The complete, in-depth interview is available here:

In honor of Valentine’s Day, MMA “power couple” Rose Namajunas and Pat Barry invited INSIDE MMA to their home for a special “love sandwich” in this video clip:

INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck caught up with UFC fighters Benson Henderson and Brandon Thatch before they face off at UFC Fight Night 60 tomorrow. In this clip, both fighters break down their matchup:

Earlier tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 38, lightweight fighter Dave Burrow (13-5) defeated UFC veteran Anthony Njokuani (16-10, 1 NC) via armbar submission in the main event. Watch these highlights and more presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello:

Here are the official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 38:

Main event – Lightweight fight – Dave Burrow (13-5) defeated Anthony Njokuani (16-10, 1 NC) via submission (armbar) at 1:28 in round three.

Co-main event – Flyweight fight – Jason Sampson (12-1) defeated Joseph Sandoval (7-5) via TKO (strikes) at 1:36 in round one.

Bantamweight fight – Steven Peterson (12-4) defeated Caio Machado (5-2) via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:55 in round one.

Bantamweight fight – Augusto Mendes (4-0) defeated Evan Martinez (4-1) via TKO (strikes) at 3:26 in round two.

Middleweight fight – Charles Byrd (7-3) defeated Evan Thompson (5-2) via KO (Punch) 4:51 in round one.

Bantamweight fight – Eli Tamez (9-0) defeated Saul Elizondo (6-5) via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).

Welterweight fight – Andrew Parker (6-0) defeated Bilal Williams (3-1) via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:53 in round one.

Next week, Lion Fight Muay Thai returns to AXS TV FIGHTS as reigning Lion Fight champion Jorina Baars puts her welterweight title on the line versus multiple world champion Chantal Ughi on Friday, February 20 at a special time, 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 20 will be broadcast live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut.


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