LFA 28

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 – Chad Box

By Lance Edwards Chad Box (3-0) is a newcomer to LFA. This Texan native has already racked up three professional wins, one by TKO, one by submission and the third by decision. He steps in to face a competent opponent in Ramiz Brahimaj (4-0). This bout will see one of the fighters lose their unbeaten record. Box is determined that on the night, it won’t be him. Box has been involved with MMA for some seven years. “I was lifting weights in a gym and a guy walked up to me. He was opening a gym and said I looked athletic and would I like to try it out. I found that I was quite good and went from there. I had four Muay Thai fights as an amateur and…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 28 – Jaleel Willis

By Lance Edwards Jaleel “The Realest” Willis (8-0) has been climbing the ranks of the welterweight division in the south east. Willis has gone undefeated as a professional. He is putting that eight-fight winning streak on the line when he faces Evan “The Butcher” Cutts (8-3) at LFA 28. Willis, a Tennessee native, will make the trip to Cutts’ home territory of Dallas, but for Willis it’s just another day in the office. Williams has fought in WSOF and Bellator previously, but see this as a step up in his career. “I have fought for bigger promotions, but it didn’t have the spotlight this fight does. In LFA, I’m fighting in the main event, that’s a big deal to me. I’m surprised I was able to get the main event,…

LFA RETURNS TO DALLAS NEXT WEEK WITH NEW MAIN EVENT

MAIN EVENT: "THE LEECH" DAMON JACKSON vs. LUIS LUNA LIGHTWEIGHT REMATCH CO-MAIN EVENT: "TRAIL BLAZER" KEVIN HOLLAND vs. "MOOSE" CHRIS BACHMEIER MIDDLEWEIGHT 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 has a new main event at LFA 28, which takes place next week at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas.   LFA 28 will feature a new main event when UFC vet Damon "The Leech" Jackson battles longtime rival and fellow Legacy FC alum Luis Luna in a lightweight rematch. The change came when original headliner Evan Cutts suffered an injury in training. Undefeated prospect Jaleel Willis was set to face Cutts, but will now have his LFA debut at a future date. LFA 28…

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