LFA 30

LFA KICKS OFF 2018 IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA WITH LFA 30

    MAIN EVENT:   "CURTIOUS" CURTIS MILLENDER vs. "THE PHOENIX" NICK BARNES   WELTERWEIGHT WAR     CO-MAIN EVENT:   MEXICO'S SUBMISSION ACE FERNANDO PADILLA vs. BRAZIL'S BJJ BLACK BELT TALISON SOARES   FEATHERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN     FRIDAY, JANUARY 12th LIVE on AXS TV COSTA MESA HALL at the OC FAIRGROUNDS  COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA   Tickets are on sale NOW through CageTix.com/LFA     LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced the promotion will kick off 2018 with an action-packed event in southern California.   The main event of LFA 30 will feature the long-awaited clash between southern California kingpins and top LFA welterweights "Curtious" Curtis Millender and Nick "The Phoenix" Barnes. LFA 30 - Millender vs. Barnes takes place Friday, January 12th at the Costa Mesa Hall at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California. The entire main card of LFA…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 30 – Jordan Wright

By Lance Edwards   One fighter to watch in 2018 is ‘The Beverly Hill Ninja’ Jordan Wright (8-0). Wright represents the whole package, a fighter who can strike, grapple and finishes opponents. The 6’1” middleweight hails from the legendary Jackson-Winklejohn school in Albuquerque, New Mexico. As a professional, Wright has never gone out of the first round, and has amassed four submission victories and four stoppages. As well as being a successful fighter, one thing Wright brings to the table is charisma and the ability to speak well. In this day and age those characteristics can help you go a long way in the sport if you also have the ability to fight well. Born in San Antonio, TX, Wright grew up in California in the Los Angeles area. As…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 30 – Curtis Millender

By Lance Edwards   “Curtious” Curtis Millender (13-3) has been rocking the LFA welterweight division. In October at LFA 24, he knocked out Matt Frincu (11-3) in just thirty-eight seconds of the first round via head kick. Frincu saw his four-fight win streak curtailed, and Millender increased his own streak to five wins. At LFA 30, Millender returns to the cage to face another tough welterweight in Nick Barnes (12-2). Millender is a dangerous opponent for anyone, and has a lot of experience in combat sports; “I’ve been wrestling and boxing since I was a kid. I started wrestling at seven or eight. My boxing wasn’t very official; I’d go to a gym and hit a bag and things like that. After high school, I took it a bit further.…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 30 Recap

Curtis Millender def. Nick Barnes via knockout (head kick) – Round 2, 2:51 Talison Soares def. Fernando Padilla via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26) Maikel Perez def. Charlie Alaniz via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26) Jordan Wright def. Craig Wilkerson via submission (rear-naked choke)  – Round 1, 1:29 Christian Aguilera def. Maycon Mendonca via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:27 Vince Cachero def. Nohelin Hernandez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Blake Troop def. Khadzi Bestaev via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:11