Freddie Roach Discusses Training Georges St. Pierre on 'Inside MMA'

Apr 15, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- LOS ANGELES – On AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight, series host Kenny Rice sat down with legendary trainer Freddie Roach to discuss his thoughts on numerous subjects, including topics such as UFC fighter Georges St. Pierre’s return to MMA; former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s drug testing controversy, and the anticipated Manny Pacquiao versus Floyd Mayweather fight.

Roach’s interview is available in two parts here:

Roach on St. Pierre and Silva –

Roach on Pacquiao versus Mayweather –

Meanwhile, UFC strawweight Paige VanZant joined INSIDE MMA for an interview with series host Bas Rutten and guest host light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis. During the segment, VanZant discussed her experience training with Team Alpha Male, saying “I don’t think I was a real fighter until my last fight.” VanZant’s full interview is available here:

With two titles on the line, AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 25 delivered action-filled highlights presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello:

Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: RFA 25 are as follows:

Main Event – Featherweight Title Fight – Justin Lawrence (7-2) defeated Sam Toomer (9-1) by TKO (strikes) at 4:55 in round one.

Co-Main Event – Middleweight Title Fight – Francisco France (12-3-1) defeated Gabriel Checco (8-2) via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46).

Flyweight Fight – Geane Herrera (8-0) defeated Josh Rave (24-12, 1 NC) via TKO at 4:09 in round one.

Welterweight Fight – Jordon Larson (6-1) defeated Jarrod L’Heureux (7-2) via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) at 5:00 in round two.

Lightweight Fight – LaRue Burley (6-0) defeats T.J. Hepburn (4-1) via submission (guillotine choke) at 3:49 in round one.

Middleweight Fight – Khalil Rountree (3-0) defeats Cameron Olson (2-1, 1 NC) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).

AXS TV FIGHTS and INSIDE MMA is on hiatus for the next three weeks as AXS TV airs exclusive coverage from the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (April 17-19), the Stagecoach Country Music Festival (April 24-26) and the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival (May 1-3).

And don’t forget, AXS TV FIGHTS returns on Friday, May 8 for the network’s first ever co-promoted event, AXS TV FIGHTS: RFA VS. LEGACY SUPERFIGHT. The historic event is headlined by a flyweight superfight between RFA champion Alexandre Pantoja (15-2) and Legacy champion Damacio Page (19-9). Also on the night’s main card is an RFA bantamweight title fight, a Legacy lightweight title fight, and four additional clashes between RFA and Legacy fighters.

More information about AXS TV FIGHTS: RFA VS. LEGACY SUPERFIGHT is available here: .


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