Tonight's 'Inside MMA' on HDNet Brings Together Some of MMA's Heaviest Hitters

Jon Fitch, Jose Aldo and Ed Soares speak with Kenny and Bas, Friday, January 22 at 9:00 p.m. ET

Jan 22, 2010, 12:13 ET from HDNet

DALLAS, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ --

WHAT: On tonight's "Inside MMA," on HDNet, UFC Welterweight contender Jon Fitch and Brazilian fighter Jose "Junior" Aldo, will sit down on the panel with Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten.  The panel will also feature one of the most significant managers in the business – Ed Soares.


Fitch (21-3-0), the UFC Welterweight Contender, has notable wins against Thiago Alves and Brock Larson.  Jose "Junior" Aldo, WEC Featherweight Champ has recently beat Mike Brown to win the belt. Aldo will defend his belt against Urijah Faber. Hear from both fighters about one of the most anticipated WEC fights ever!  Also joining the panel is Ed Soares, the MMA manager who is considered one of the most influential in the sport and has handled over 20 fighters including Aldo, Anderson Silva and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueria.

Also, Ron Kruck interviews UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, just before Couture's headlining fight against Mark Coleman at UFC 109.

WHEN: Don't miss this episode of "Inside MMA," TONIGHT, January 22 at 9:00 p.m. only on HDNet.

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