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AXS TV Renews Deals For LFA and CES MMA Events

December 15, 2017 | Posted by Joseph Lee

MMA Junkie reports that AXS TV has signed a new deal for LFA and CES MMA events to continue airing on the cable network through 2018. AXS TV Fights’

2018 campaign begins January 12 with LFA 30, making LFA the fastest promotion in MMA history to hit 30 events. It began in January of this year after the merger of Legacy FC and RFA. Ron Kruck will provide play-by-play for AXS TV Fights in 2018 with commentator Pat Miletich. They will be joined by cageside and backstage reporter Phoenix Carnevale. LFA 30 happens at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California. The main event features welterweights Curtis Millender (13-3) and Nick Barnes (12-2). CES MMA will return on February 2 for its fifth year of shows on the network.

AXS TV Fights CEO Andrew Simon said: “For over 15 years, we have built our network to be the place for fighters to get discovered in the world of MMA, and with 2018’s stacked schedule, the tradition is set to continue. Ron Kruck has been an integral part of our team from the beginning and it is only fitting he will call our 400th event alongside one of MMA’s greatest legends, Pat Miletich.

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