Caio Machado

Legacy Fighting Alliance 7 – Adrian Yanez

By Lance Edwards   Adrian Yanez (4-1) is a fighter who has been developed through the Legacy ranks. Originally fighting for the Legacy Amateur Series, when he became professional he had two of his five professional fights for Legacy Fighting Championship and one for Bellator.  Yanez makes his debut for the newly formed Legacy Fighting Alliance on 24th March in Houston, TX at LFA 7. In this bout, he faces another highly touted up and comer in the form of Domingo Pilarte (6-1). This fight comes after a seven-month layoff for Yanez, who is coming off a four-fight win streak. Previously, Yanez, who is only twenty-three but has been fighting since 2012, was training largely in a full time capacity. “Since my last fight, I’ve been working, training and trying…

LFA Returns to Dallas with LFA 28 – Cutts vs. Willis

MAIN EVENT:   "THE BUTCHER" EVAN CUTTS vs. "THE REALEST" JALEEL WILLIS   WELTERWEIGHT WAR     CO-MAIN EVENT:   "THE LEECH" DAMON JACKSON vs. "LANDSHARK" THAI CLARK   LIGHTWEIGHT SHOWDOWN     FRIDAY, DECEMBER 8th LIVE on AXS TV THE BOMB FACTORY in DALLAS, TEXAS   Tickets are on sale NOW through TheBombFactory.com   HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will return to northern Texas next month at LFA 28 with a pair of talented veterans facing undefeated prospects at the top of the card.   In the main event, Legacy FC standout Evan "The Butcher" Cutts faces top undefeated prospect Jaleel "The Realest" Willis in a welterweight war. In the co-headliner, UFC vet Damon "The Leech" Jackson squares off with undefeated Kansan Thai "Landshark" Clark in…

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…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 28 Recap

Damon Jackson def. Luis Luna via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:58 Alonzo Menifield def. Jose Otavio dos Santos Lacerda via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:32 Miles Johns def. Caio Machado via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Steven Peterson def. Dustin Winter via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:38 Nikolay Veretennikov def. Melvin Jordan via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:00 Ramiz Brahimaj def. Ben Simons via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:13 Ricky Esquibel def. Cameron Miller via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:21