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Tyron Woodley and Jake Shields on AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’ July 31, 2015

LOS ANGELES – July 31, 2015 – UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley stopped by the INSIDE MMA studio tonight to sit down with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. During their discussion, Woodley gave an update on his broken foot recovery, shared his thoughts on when he would like to fight next, and played matchmaker with the UFC welterweight division.

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AXS TV Premieres ‘One Night for One Drop,’ an Exclusive One Night Only Spectacular Imagined by Cirque Du Soleil, on Aug. 19 at 8pE July 29, 2015

LOS ANGELES – July 29, 2015 – AXS TV is proud to premiere the third annual One Night for ONE DROP spectacular, an exclusive event presented by world-renowned entertainment company Cirque du Soleil, on Wednesday, August 19, at 8pE. This unique and exclusive performance in honor of ONE DROP, a non-profit organization established by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté, is presented for one night only in Las Vegas, crafts an incredible visual experience that captivates the imagination, while raising awareness and funds for global water issues. All proceeds benefit ONE DROP’s global initiatives that address the ongoing crisis of safe water necessary for people around the world.

AXS TV Announces Fall Premiere Dates for the 2015-2016 Season July 27, 2015

LOS ANGELES – Monday, July 27, 2015 – AXS TV—cable’s premier music performance and entertainment event channel—announced today the rollout of its fall premiere dates for new and returning series. The diverse lineup includes season 12 of the global powerhouse singing competition THE X FACTOR UK, airing for the second consecutive year on AXS TV, on Sunday, August 30. The new season marks the return of fan-favorite judges Simon Cowell and Cheryl Fernandez-Versini who will also be joined by a new pair of judges, international pop superstar Rita Ora and respected BBC Radio 1 DJ Nick Grimshaw as well as two brand new hosts – hit singer/songwriter and former contestant Olly Murs and TV personality Caroline Flack. The series will air weekly with new episodes premiering on Sundays and Mondays at 8pE.

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Opponents Glover Teixeira and Ovince St. Preux Preview Their Upcoming Fight Together on AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’ July 24, 2015

LOS ANGELES – July 24, 2015 – With their headlining bout at UFC Fight Night 73 approaching, light heavyweights Glover Teixeira and Ovince St. Preux joined AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight for dual satellite interview with series hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten. During the unique discussion, Teixeira and St. Preux weighed in on each other’s strengths in the cage, how their Aug. 8 fight will finish and their hope to fight for the UFC light heavyweight title next.

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AXS TV Fights Signs Multi-Year Agreement with TV Asahi for Hit Series ‘New Japan Pro Wrestling’ July 23, 2015

LOS ANGELES – July 23, 2015 – AXS TV FIGHTS today announced a multi-year agreement with TV Asahi to continue to air the hit series NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING (NJPW), which first premiered on the network in January. As a part of the agreement, AXS TV adds 17 additional episodes to its current season, bringing the total number aired in 2015 to 42.

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino, Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey on AXS TV’s ‘Inside MMA’ July 17, 2015

CRISTIANE ‘CYBORG’ JUSTINO, MIESHA TATE AND RONDA ROUSEY ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ Plus, Fabricio Werdum Reveals Which Victory Meant More: Fedor Emelianenko or Cain Velasquez Six Finishes in Six Fights on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 43’ LOS ANGELES – July 17, 2015 – Invicta FC Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino joined AXS …