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LFA BRINGS FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT TO THE “SOONER STATE” IN AUGUST WITH LFA 18

MAIN EVENT: LFA FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION KEVIN "ANGEL OF DEATH" AGUILAR vs. LFA #1 CONTENDER JUSTIN "DARTH" RADER FEATHERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE CO-MAIN EVENT: BRENDAN ALLEN vs. CHRIS HARRIS MIDDLEWEIGHT SHOWDOWN SPECIAL ATTRACTION: UFC VET MIKE "THE TRUTH" JACKSON vs. Cris Cyborg's older brother RAFAEL "JACKAL" JUSTINO WELTERWEIGHT WAR FRIDAY, AUGUST 4th LIVE on AXS TV FIRELAKE ARENA in SHAWNEE, OKLAHOMA Tickets are on sale NOW through StubWire.com     HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will be bringining a featherweight world title fight to Oklahoma to kick off a busy August schedule.   The main event of LFA 18 will feature the return of LFA featherweight champion Kevin "The Angel of Death" Aguilar. He will put his title on the line against LFA featherweight #1 contender Justin "Darth" Rader in one of…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 18 – Justin Rader

By Lance Edwards At LFA 15, Justin Rader (6-2) faced the, at the time, unbeaten Emmanuel Rivera (6-1) winning a unanimous decision. On August 4th, just over a month since his last bout, Rader steps into the cage once again at LFA 18 to face current featherweight champion Kevin Aguilar (12-1). Aguilar is coming off a successful title defense in February where he dispatched LFC and UFC veteran Damon Jackson (12-2-1). This may seem a tough fight for a professional who has been fighting for just three years. however, Rader is an accomplished grappler. As well as being a high school wrestler, he excelled in jiu jitsu. This resulted in him winning the World No Gi Championship at both brown and black belt levels amongst many other accolades. Rader had…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 18 Recap

Kevin Aguilar def. Justin Rader via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) – to retain featherweight title Brendan Allen def. Chris Harris via submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 1:22 Chris Kelades def. Tyler Shinn via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Chauncey Foxworth def. Braden Smith via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 4:31 Daryl Wilson def. Jarrod Card via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:04 Derrick Adkins def. Kyle Driscoll via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Jose Martinez def. James Warren via TKO (doctor’s stoppage) – Round 3, 1:29

Legacy Fighting Alliance 33 – Damon “The Leech” Jackson

Damon Jackson (13-2-1) has made his record fighting in top promotions. A veteran of Bellator, the UFC, LFA and the former Legacy Fighting Championship 145 lb champion, Jackson has had nearly all his fights in large promotions. At LFA 4, in January of 2017, Jackson unsuccessfully challenged Kevin Aguilar for the 145 lb belt. Since then he has added two first round victories to his record. The most recent victory was against Luis Luna (14-6) who he choked out at the end of the first round. “I was happy with the result. When I came in, I was worried he had nothing to lose. I knew he’d come out swinging. The fight was easy on my body and it was good to come out with a win. He’s fought some…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 34 – Nate Jennerman

By Lance Edwards   ‘Nasty’ Nate Jennerman (10-3) already has three fights for LFA under his belt, and steps back in to compete at LFA 34. His opponent is the experienced John Devall (15-8) who is riding a four-fight win streak. At LFA 29, Jennerman choked out Sam Toomer (11-2) in the second round bouncing back from his decision defeat at LFA 20 by Bobby Moffat (10-3). “It felt great. The fight pretty much went perfectly for me at the expense of Sam. To go out there and take out a pretty highly touted prospect and do it so one-sided was a good win. There wasn’t a minute of the fight where I wasn’t in control, finished him with a head and arm choke in the second round. On the…

LFA RETURNS TO DALLAS WITH FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE UNIFICATION BOUT LFA 40 – AGUILAR vs. LE

MAIN EVENT:   LFA FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION KEVIN AGUILAR vs. LFA INTERIM FEATHERWEIGHT CHAMPION THANH LE   LFA FEATHERWEIGHT TITLE UNIFICATION BOUT   FRIDAY, MAY 25th LIVE on AXS TV THE BOMB FACTORY in DALLAS, TEXAS   Tickets will go on sale Monday, April 16th at 10:00 am C.S.T. through TheBombFactory.com     HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will unify its featherweight title when the promotion returns to Dallas at the end of May.   The main event of LFA 40 will feature a featherweight title unification bout when LFA featherweight champion Kevin Aguilar battles LFA interim featherweight champion Thanh Le. LFA 40 - Aguilar vs. Le takes place this Friday, May 25th at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, Texas. The…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 40 – Interim Featherweight Champion Thanh Le

By Lance Edwards Thanh Le (8-1) is the current interim LFA champion at featherweight (145 lb). At LFA 31, he defeated MMA Lab’s Bobby Moffett (11-3) to claim the belt, as current title holder Kevin Aguilar (13-1) was recovering from an injury. “I was happy with the result, lots good happened. This is the one we wanted though, fighting Kevin. We’ve been waiting. After he won the title, he had the call up to the UFC but had broken his hand. I want to be the one who is called up after this fight.” It’s been a year since Aguilar took Justin Rader (7-3) to a decision victory. Some fighters feel they don’t perform so well after as lay off, whereas others say that being out of fight camp they have the opportunity to improve skills…