AXS TV Fights acquires Russian MMA ‘Hip Show: Arena Combat’ for a special airing

The world of mixed martial arts officially gets bigger, as AXS TV FIGHTS acquires the Russian two-on-two arena fighting show HIP SHOW: ARENA COMBAT for a “best of” special. The two-hour program makes its North American TV debut on Friday, March 14 at 10 p.m. ET (7 p.m. PT) and will include the best fights from the show’s season one lightweight and middleweight tournaments and championship finals.

Fisttacuff Radio Show 152: Fees, Martinez, Rodriguez

This week we kick things off with a guest who will want to talk a lot of MMA. I am sure we will talk everything from the amateur side of the sport to the big leagues of the UFC. Cyrus Fees from MMA: Inside The Cage is stopping by to talk a little about his show and his love for MMA.

Big MMA fan: Baseball legend Pete Rose

“Inside the Cage” host Cyrus Fees recently happened to run into Baseball legend Pete Rose while out in Las Vegas, and guess what, “Charlie Hustle” is a big time mixed martial arts fan. That’s right. The former Cincinnati Reds star shared his thoughts on the Anderson Silva – Chael Sonnen match-up, steroids, the Hall of Fame and more. At 71-years-old, Rose said he watches all the fights, orders the Pay-Per-Views and is friends with several fighters.