Couture Talks Retirement; Plus Carlos Condit, Travis Browne, and a profile of Miletich Fighting Systems – Friday at 9:00 p.m. ET on HDNet
DALLAS (April 21, 2011) Former UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Tito Ortiz joins Kenny Rice as the guest host of this week’s “Inside MMA” on HDNet. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” is filling in for Bas Rutten, who is on location filming his latest movie with Kevin James.
Former UFC Light Heavyweight and Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture joins Rice and Ortiz for an exclusive interview via satellite. Couture is preparing for a fight with Lyoto Machida at UFC 129 in a bout that he says will mark the end of his UFC Hall of Fame career. “The Natural” opens up about why he’s calling it quits and discusses his legacy in the sport.
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Then, Carlos Condit and Travis Browne join the panel to talk about their upcoming fights with Dong Hyun Kim and Stefan Struve respectively before stepping into the Tapout cage to breakdown the fights with Ortiz.
Plus, Ron Kruck continues his “Inside America’s Gyms” series with a stop at the original MMA super gym, Miletich Fighting Systems. Ron talks with Pat Miletich, Matt Hughes, Robbie Lawler, Tim Sylvia, and Jens Pulver about the legendary gym in Bettendorf, Iowa.
“Inside MMA” premieres tomorrow night, Friday at 9:00 p.m. ET as part of three and a half hours of original MMA programming on HDNet – Your Home for MMA:
#HDNet Fights Vault @ 8:00 p.m. ET – featuring the Best of Sengoku 11
#Fighting Words with Mike Straka @ 8:30 p.m. ET – featuring Anderson Silva
#Inside MMA @ 9:00 p.m. ET
#HDNet Fights: Affliction: Banned @ 10:00 p.m. ET