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LFA champion, Leandro “Pitbull” Higo, faces Bellator Champion

By Lance Edwards   Leandro Higo (17-2) is coming off a victory at Legacy Fighting Alliance 1, which saw a title unification between Resurrection Fighting Alliance’s bantamweight championship and Legacy Fighting Championships. Higo defeated the durable Steven Peterson (14-5) via a unanimous decision which saw Higo crowned as the inaugural Legacy Fighting Alliance Bantamweight Champion. Higo will move on to his next challenge when he faces the Bellator champion Eduardo Dantas (19-4). Dantas was due to face Legacy Fighting Championship alumnus Darrion Caldwell (10-1) for the belt; however Caldwell was forced to withdraw from the bout due to injury. A win for Higo will see him take the top spot in one of the world’s top MMA promotions. Both Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy Fighting Championship had an extensive history…

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,…

LFA Returns To Dallas With Women’s Flyweight Title Fight

MAIN EVENT:   LFA FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION ANDREA "KGB" LEE vs. BRAZILIAN JIU-JITSU BLACK BELT DAVINA MACIEL   WOMEN'S FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     CO-MAIN EVENT:   FORMER LEGACY CHAMPION STEVEN "OCHO" PETERSON vs. "THE CHOSEN ONE" ANGEL HUERTA   FEATHERWEIGHT WAR       FRIDAY, JULY 14th 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 Dallas, Texas in July with a women's flyweight championship headliner.   The main event of LFA 16 will feature the first title defense in LFA history as LFA women's flyweight champion Andrea "KGB" Lee is set to defend her world title against highly-touted Brazlian Jiu-Jitsu black…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 16 Recap

Jimmy Flick def. Johnny Bedford by submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 3, 3:09 Miles Johns def. Levi Mowles by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Steven Peterson def. Ryan Hollis by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:43 Geoffrey Neal def. Bilal Williams by knockout (punches) – Round 1, 4:43 Damon Jackson def. Eliazar Rodriguez by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:49 Brandon Lewis def. Cameron Miller by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:44 Fernando Salas def. Jessie Vasquez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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 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