Day: September 4, 2017

LFA RETURNS TO LOUISIANA WITH CHAMPIONSHIP DOUBLEHEADER AT LFA 23

MAIN EVENT:   LFA WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPION DERRICK "D-ROCK" KRANTZ vs. LFA WELTERWEIGHT #1 CONTENDER JAMES NAKASHIMA   WELTERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     CO-MAIN EVENT:   LFA FLYWEIGHT CHAMPION ANDREA "KGB" LEE vs. 82nd AIRBORNE ARMY VETERAN JAMIE "PRETTY ASSASSIN" THORTON     WOMEN'S FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 22nd LIVE on AXS TV HORSESHOE CASINO & HOTEL in BOSSIER CITY, LOUISIANA     HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will return to Louisiana in the third week of September with a championship doubleheader.   The main event of LFA 23 will feature the first title defense of LFA welterweight champion Derrick "D-Rock" Krantz. The Texan powerhouse will defend his world title against undefeated super prospect James Nakashima. The co-main…

LFA 22 GETS A NEW CO-MAIN EVENT SMITH VS. SMITH 2 IN COLORADO THIS FRIDAY

MAIN EVENT:   UNDEFEATED SUPER PROSPECT IAN "THE HURRICANE" HEINISCH vs. UNDEFEATED SUPER PROSPECT MARKUS "MALUKO" PEREZ   MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     CO-MAIN EVENT:   GILBERT SMITH vs. BENJAMIN SMITH   GILBERT SMITH'S RETIREMENT FIGHT     FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 8th LIVE on AXS TV 1STBANK Center in BROOMFIELD, COLORADO Tickets are on sale NOW through AltitudeTickets.com   HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will have a new co-main event at LFA 22 when the promotion returns to Colorado this Friday.   The new co-main event of LFA 22 will feature a rematch between former RFA welterweight champions Gilbert Smith and Benjamin Smith. The change came when Benjamin Smith's friend and teammate Andrew Kapel was injured during training and withdrew from…

LFA Heads To Nebraska With LFA 25: Cochrane vs. Rodrigues

MAIN EVENT:   DAKOTA COCHRANE vs. CIRO "BAD BOY" RODRIGUES WELTERWEIGHT WAR   FRIDAY, OCTOBER 20th LIVE on AXS TV RALSTON ARENA in OMAHA, NEBRASKA Tickets are on sale NOW through CAGETIX.com     HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will head to Nebraska, the birthplace of RFA, next month at LFA 25.   The main event of LFA 25 will feature the battle-tested Nebraskan and RFA mainstay Dakota Cochrane. He will face the explosive Brazilian powerhouse Ciro "Bad Boy" Rodrigues in a welterweight war. LFA 25 - Cochrane vs. Rodrigues takes place Friday, October 20th at the Ralston Arena in Omaha, Nebraska. The entire main card will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.   "I am excited to bring LFA to Nebraska, the birthplace of RFA," stated Soares. "RFA hosted six events in the…