Ben Rothwell Discusses His Recent Comments About the UFC and Andrei Arlovski on 'Inside MMA'

Jun 16, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- LOS ANGELES – AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight featured an interview with UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell, whose comments this week about the UFC and Andrei Arlovski following his submission victory at UFC Fight Night 68 June 6 have been the subject of wide discussion. During his candid interview with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten, Rothwell expanded on his previous comments, discussing an alleged recent conversation he had with UFC officials and his wish to fight Arlovski. Rothwell’s full interview from tonight’s show is available here:

Other highlights include:

UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez sits down with INSIDE MMA correspondent Ron Kruck to discuss his injury history:

Bellator fighter Kimbo Slice speaks to Rice and Rutten about training for his fight with Ken Shamrock June 19 and his future with the promotion:

Meanwhile, Shamrock discusses his return to the cage to face Kimbo Slice in this feature:

Highlights from tonight’s broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: CES MMA XXIX are available here, presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello:

Official results from CES MMA XXIX are as follows:

Welterweight Title Fight – Dominique Steele (13-5) defeated Chuck O’Neil (15-7) by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 49-46).

Featherweight Fight – Matt Bessette (15-6) defeated Khama Worthy (7-4) via KO (punch) at 2:42 in round two.

Middleweight Fight – Eric Spicely (7-0) defeated Harley Beekman (7-3) via submission (armbar) at 4:30 in round one.

Bantamweight Fight – Dinis Paiva (7-5) defeated Bruno Marques (7-6) via submission (rear naked choke) at 4:07 in round one.

Catchweight 225 pound Fight – Greg Rebello (19-6) defeated Tyler King (9-3) via TKO at 3:10 in round three.

Lightweight Fight – Nate Andrews (7-1) defeated Jay Bakanowski (3-2) via TKO at 2:50 in round one.

Featherweight Fight – Joe Pingitore (4-2-1) defeated James Murrin (3-3) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

AXS TV Fights returns Friday, June 26 with Legacy Fighting Championship 42 live at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from Lake Charles, Louisiana. UFC veteran Anthony Njokuani (15-10) takes on Bellator MMA veteran Josh Quayhagen (7-3) in the main event.


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