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Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 – Dulani Perry

Love him or hate him, Dulani Perry is a polarizing figure in MMA. Following his last fight at LFA 7, Perry was very verbal in his scorn for other fighters’ abilities. He also mocked his opponent during his fight, which he won. Former LFC champion Steven Peterson took umbrage at the comments, resulting in him wanting to face the up and coming Perry. At LFA 14, Perry was due to face Adrian Yanez (5-2); however, Yanez withdrew from the fight, and David Acosta (5-1) has stepped in to take his place. Perry originates in New York, and has been living in Texas for around five years. At five years of age, his parents started him in karate. In 2009, Perry moved to Texas to study Auto-collision repair. Whilst in Texas,…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 – David Acosta

By Lance Edwards   David Acosta (5-1) is an up and coming fighter hailing from Team Alpha Male in California. Originally a native of the Houston area, Acosta made the move to Team Alpha Male in 2015. At Legacy Fighting Alliance 14, this Legacy Fighting Championship veteran makes his debut for the promotion, when he faces the outspoken Dulani Perry (3-0). For Acosta, fighting for LFA is a natural progression. “I was a fighter for Legacy nearly my entire career. I had five amateur fights for them, won the title and had my first four professional fights for them. I then had two fights with Fury in the Houston area and now LFA. I like to fight in Houston. It allows me to combine fighting with seeing my family and…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 Recap

Eryk Anders def. Brendan Allen via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) – to claim inaugural middleweight title Roberto Sanchez def. Jerome Rivera via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 3:41 – to claim inaugural flyweight title Danny Orr def. Noel Ligon va split decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27) Dulani Perry def. David Acosta via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) Courtney King def. Colbey Northcutt via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:27 Maycee Barber def. Itzel Esquivel via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 3:52