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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…