Day: December 3, 2017

Legacy Fighting Alliance 29 – Brandon Jenkins

By Lance Edwards   Brandon Jenkins (10-5) is one of the top ranked lightweights in Minnesota. A six-foot-tall 155lber, Jenkins has taken the rough with the smooth during his career. With two previous LFA bouts under his belt, at LFA 29 Jenkins faces Carl Wittstock (9-2). This fight has all the makings of an excellent bout, and one that Jenkins is determined to walk away the victor from.   Unlike some fighters, Jenkins had no intention as a child to go into combat sports; “I was bullied a lot as a kid. I had buckteeth, glasses and I was skinny. I was always getting into fights at school so my dad bought me an MMA gym membership when I was seventeen. He wanted me to learn how to defend myself…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 28 – Caio Machado

By Lance Edwards   Caio Machado (11-3) is looking for vindication at LFA 28. Machado made his LFA debut against Trent Meaux (6-4-1) at LFA 3. In his bout against Meaux, he lost by unanimous decision. He returns to face a tough opponent in the undefeated Miles Johns (5-0).   Machado s is originally from Pernambuco in Brazil, where he started his combat sports journey.  His first contact with training was in the sport of Muay at Kezen; “At fifteen, I started training Muay Thai. I really liked the world of the fighting. At the age of sixteen, through a friend, I started training MMA. Ever since, I discovered my passion and I will never stop fighting.” Machado was based for a period in Houston, TX. There he trained as…