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     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…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 25 – Dakota Cochrane

By Lance Edwards Dakota Cochrane (29-12) is a veteran of both RFA and LFC and made his LFA debut back in April, when he faced Jordon Larson (7-3). The fight was controversial with Cochrane being disqualified for an illegal knee. “It was a questionable call,” Cochrane explains. “The fight was going my direction, I didn’t think it was an illegal knee but the referee did. Decisions aren’t revisited, and I can’t do a lot about that. He wouldn’t have finished that round. It was frustrating more than anything.” Since that fight, Cochrane has added two more wins to his record, and returns at LFA 25 against the dangerous Brazilian Ciro Rodrigues (21-6) in what promises to be an exciting welterweight matchup. “I don’t know a whole lot about him. I…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 25 Recap

Dakota Cochrane def. Ciro Rodrigues via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Fernando Padilla def. Darrick Minner via submission (triangle-armbar combination) – Round 1, 3:10 Kassius Holdorf def. Jordon Larson via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:46 Emeka Ifekandu def. ”Missouri” Michael Graves via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27) Dwight Joseph def. Steven Merrill via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Matt Delanoit def. Sultan Umar via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Willie Whitehead def. Duane Johnson via verbal submission (punches) – Round 3, 3:51