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James Toney Says, ‘I Want Brock Lesnar’ Tonight on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’

March 12, 2010

DALLAS, March 12 /PRNewswire/ —

WHAT: Tonight on HDNet’s “Inside MMA,” one of UFC’s newest fighters, former heavyweight boxing champion James “Lights Out” Toney, who scored a major victory in 2003 over Evander Holyfield, tells Kenny and Bas he wants to fight Brock Lesnar. “I want Brock Lesnar,” says Toney. “I’m the heavyweight champion of the world vs. the UFC champion. That’d be a hell of a match … I’ll fight anybody you got.”

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Friday’s panel also features another former heavyweight boxing champion and 1988 Olympic Gold Medalist, “Merciless” Ray Mercer, who has KO’d former UFC Heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia in an MMA bout. “Inside MMA” also announces Mercer’s next bout will be broadcast live on HDNet as part of the network’s upcoming “King of the Cage” event from Detroit, MI.

Also joining tonight’s panel is KJ Noons who will talk about his return to MMA after taking time off from the sport to box. Noons will also be featured in the coming weeks on HDNet in the DREAM 13 event, set for a live broadcast on March 22.

This week, renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach enters Kruck’s Korner to talk about working with BJ Penn, Anderson Silva and other MMA fighters. Freddie also tells Ron which boxer he believes would make the best mixed martial artist.

And, tune in to find out which pro wrestling personality is set to mix it up on HDNet.

WHEN: “Inside MMA” airs on HDNet TONIGHT and every Friday at 9:00 p.m. ET.

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