HDNet’s “Inside MMA” to delve into controversy

As "El Guapo" always says, "godspeed and party on."

Episode’s panel to shine light on recent contested fights and controversial calls, Friday, December 4 at 9:00 p.m. ET

DALLAS (December 4, 2009) Tonight on HDNet’s “Inside MMA” Bas Rutten and Kenny Rice are joined by controversial referee Steve Mazzagatti who responds to UFC President Dana White’s recent remarks on him including, “This [expletive] guy shouldn’t even be watching MMA on TV, let alone refereeing it. I think he’s the worst ref in the history of any fight business.” [We at ProMMA.info talked to Steve about the same thing here.]

WEC Interim Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson discusses his upcoming fight against Jamie Varner to unify the WEC Lightweight belt and undefeated UFC lightweight Efrain Escudero talks about winning The Ultimate Fighter 8 and his next fight against Evan Dunham.

Also, “Inside MMA” reporter Ron Kruck interviews Marc Ratner, the VP of Government & Regulatory Affairs for the UFC, regarding his work to get MMA regulated in all 50 states.

Tune in Friday to the #1 MMA News show on television – exclusively on HDNet – your home for MMA!