Brandon Jenkins

Legacy Fighting Alliance 29 – Brandon Jenkins

By Lance Edwards   Brandon Jenkins (10-5) is one of the top ranked lightweights in Minnesota. A six-foot-tall 155lber, Jenkins has taken the rough with the smooth during his career. With two previous LFA bouts under his belt, at LFA 29 Jenkins faces Carl Wittstock (9-2). This fight has all the makings of an excellent bout, and one that Jenkins is determined to walk away the victor from.   Unlike some fighters, Jenkins had no intention as a child to go into combat sports; “I was bullied a lot as a kid. I had buckteeth, glasses and I was skinny. I was always getting into fights at school so my dad bought me an MMA gym membership when I was seventeen. He wanted me to learn how to defend myself…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 29 – “Crazy” Carl Wittstock

By Lance Edwards   "Crazy" Carl Wittstock (9-2) is a throwback to the days when fighters fought for the love of fighting. Wittstock encompasses the stereotype of a tough, gritty guy who just loves to compete in the cage. At LFA 29, he faces off against Brandon Jenkins (10-5) in a fight that sees no love lost.   Wittstock is from Memphis, MO (pop. 2,041), a tiny town in northeast Missouri, where he has lived all his life. In such a small place, pursuing the sport of MMA wasn’t the easiest endeavor;   “There are no MMA gyms around here and absolutely no one I knew was doing it, but I saw it on TV and thought, huh, I think I could do that. So I found a regional show…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 34 – Brandon Jenkins

By Lance Edwards   At LFA 29, Brandon ‘The Human Highlight Reel’ Jenkins (11-5) had one of those fights where everything but the kitchen sink was thrown. His opponent ‘Crazy’ Carl Wittstock (9-3) is one of those old style fighters who has a lot of heart and was there for the duration. “I’d say the fight against Wittstock went pretty well. I hear it was one of the best fights of 2017.I inflicted a lot of damage in that fight and he just kept coming at me. The cage was covered in blood! Definitely my favorite fight so far in my career!” There was a lot of talk going into the fight, and Jenkins had actually referred to Wittstock as having a “black belt in shit talking” prior to the…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 34 Recap

Robert Watley def. Brandon Jenkins via unanimous decision (49-45, 49-45, 48-46) – to retain lightweight title Trey Ogden def. Travis Perzynski via submission (guillotine) – Round 3, 0:20 Jordan Griffin def. Darrick Minner via submission (armbar) – Round 2, 3:59 Nate Jennerman def. John DeVall via submission (triangle choke) – Round 3, 3:09 Kelly Kobold-Schmitz def. Katy Collins via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Bobby Lee def. Nick Ammerman via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Tim Hiley def. Willie Whitehead via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:31