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Sam Toomer Looking to ‘Put on a Show’ at LFA 29

The past couple of years have not been the most productive fight-wise for featherweight Sam Toomer. Since the start of 2015, Toomer has only managed to get in one fight …read more

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Posted on December 15, 2017, 3:46 pm By
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Ricky Simon gets biggest opportunity of career at LFA 29 vs. UFC vet Chico Camus

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFC, VideosThe vacant bantamweight title is on the line tonight at LFA 29 in Minnesota, and both fighters hope a win means they’ll get …read more

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Chico Camus hoping bantamweight title win at LFA 29 gets him return call from UFC

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured, News, VideosThe vacant bantamweight title is on the line tonight at LFA 29 in Minnesota, and both fighters hope a win means they’ll get …read more

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AXS TV renews deals for LFA, CES MMA events in 2018; LFA 30 set for January

LFA and CES MMA will continue on AXS TV in 2018, the cable network announced Thursday.
In addition, AXS TV Fights’ 2018 campaign will kick off Jan. 12 with LFA 30. …read more

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Jeff Peterson Looking to Cap Career Year with LFA 29 Victory Over Mike Richman

There’s no denying that 2017 has been the best year of lightweight Jeff Peterson’s career.
After spending the first four years of his career on the local circuit, Peterson transitioned to …read more

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Posted on December 14, 2017, 3:46 am By
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Ricky Simon Hoping to Grab UFC’s Attention in LFA 29 Main Event

After a disappointing year on many levels in 2016, it has been a much better go around for bantamweight prospect Ricky Simon in 2017.
So far this year Simon has managed …read more

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Posted on December 12, 2017, 3:16 am By
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LFA announces 3 events, 4 fights, 3 title bouts for January

LFA is coming out strong in the new year.
Officials recently announced three events, including the headliners, for January.
LFA 30 takes place Jan. 12 at OC Fair & Event Center in …read more

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LFA 28 Results & Fight Highlights: Check Out the Main Event Choke Out!

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In a main event rematch with fellow Texan Luis Luna (14-7), lightweight contender Damon Jackson …read more

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LFA 28 Results: Damon Jackson Taps Luis Luna With Choke

Damon Jackson choked out Luis Luna with just two seconds to spare in the opening frame. Right away, Jackson pressed forward with a front kick. A leg kick was there …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 5:16 am By
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LFA 28 Results: Alonzo Menifield Stops Dtavid Javali

Dtavid Javali had no answer for the ground-and-pound of Alonzo Menifield. The two wasted little time trading leather. Menifield got rocked with a right hand. He scored a takedown. Menifield …read more

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LFA 28 Results: Miles Johns Defeats Caio Machado in Barn Burner

Miles Johns bested Caio Machado after three rounds of exciting action. Machado didn’t waste time firing off leg kicks. He went high with a kick, but it was blocked. He …read more

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LFA 28 Results: Nikolay Veretennikov Straches Melvin Jordan With Knee

Nikolay Veretennikov made short work of Melvin Jordan. Veretennikov looked for the leg kick early. Jordan fired one of his own. Jordan fired a barrage of punches. He used the …read more

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LFA 28 Results: Ramiz Brahimaj Chokes Ben Simons in Under a Minute

Ben Simons couldn’t last one minute against Ramiz Brahimaj. Brahimaj fired off quickly with a knee to the body. They engaged in the clinch. Brahimaj locked in a guillotine choke. …read more

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LFA 28 Results: Ricky Esquibel Submits Cameron Miller

Cameron Miller was resilient, but it wasn’t enough against Ricky Esquibel. The flyweights touched gloves and we were underway. FEsquibel shot in and Miller went for a guillotine choke. Esquibel …read more

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LFA 28 Results: Steven Peterson Ground-and-Pounds Dustin Winter

Steven Peterson was simply too much for Dustin Winter. Peterson ducked under a hook and fired off a body kick early. Winter secured a takedown, but Winter locked in a …read more

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LFA 28 live results (9 p.m. ET)

LFA 28 takes place tonight at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, with a main card on AXS TV beginning at 9 p.m. ET, and can follow the live results right …read more

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Posted on December 9, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Luis Luna Seeking Revenge in Championship Rematch with Damon Jackson at LFA 28

After nearly two years off from fighting, lightweight veteran Luis Luna returned to combat sports, competing in Muay Thai in July. He then returned to MMA in August with a …read more

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Miles Johns Looking to Finish Caio Machado at LFA 28

After a year off, bantamweight up and comer Miles Johns returned to fighting this past July with a unanimous decision win over Levi Mowles at LFA 16.
While the time off …read more

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Alonzo Menifield Believes a Win at LFA 28 Could ‘Propel’ His Career

So far in 2017, things have gone just about as well as they can for light-heavyweight up and comer Alonzo Menifield. In two bouts Menifield has two first round finishes, …read more

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Posted on December 6, 2017, 3:16 pm By
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LFA 28 Headliner Damon Jackson: Opponent Luis Luna is a ‘School Bully’

When looking back on fights, it’s not unusual for an athlete to be critical of their own performance, but sometimes it’s a lack of effort on their opponent’s behalf that …read more

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LFA 28 Draws New Last-Minute Main Event

Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced this week that the promotion has a new main event at LFA 28, which takes place next week at The Bomb Factory …read more

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Damon Jackson is new headliner for next week's LFA 28 event

Next week’s LFA 28 event has a new headliner, and it’s a rematch.
Officials today announced the cancellation of its original main event after welterweight Evan Cutts (8-3) suffered an injury …read more

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Mackenzie Dern headed to Invicta FC for fight against Kaline Medeiros

The world champion jiu jitsu player has her next MMA fight lined up and for the first time in her career it won’t be with LFA. One of the top …read more

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LFA 27 Results & Fight Highlights: Robert Watley Defends Lightweight Belt

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In his first LFA title defense, lightweight Champion Robert Watley (9-1) took out challenger Daryl …read more

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LFA 27 highlights: Ryan Spann brings the power with a fight-ending right

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosFriday’s LFA 27 fight card concluded with three straight knockout stoppages. Check out the highlights.
In the headliner, which aired on AXS TV from Firelake …read more

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LFA 27 results: Watley grinds out Wilson to retain, Spann picks up quick win

Robert Watley said it himself: To him, a fighter isn’t a true champion until defending their belt.
After what he did in the lightweight headliner of tonight’s LFA 27, which aired …read more

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Ahead of LFA 27, co-headliners Myron Dennis, Ryan Spann break down pre-fight beef

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosMyron Dennis and Ryan Spann were supposed to have fought before. A broken nose on Spann’s end kept that from happening, but that wasn’t …read more

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Posted on November 11, 2017, 12:16 am By
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Champ Robert Watley on life after the belt Daryl Wilson trying to take at LFA 27

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosLife, Robert Watley will tell you, hasn’t changed much since he became an LFA titleholder
“It’s a cool milestone,” Watley told AXS TV’s Phoenix Carnevale. …read more

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LFA 29 set for Dec. 15 with bantamweight title fight

LFA 29 is set for next month in Minnesota, and a title fight tops the card.
LFA 29 takes place at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn., and the …read more

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Posted on November 10, 2017, 1:16 am By
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LFA 28 set for Dec. 8 in Dallas with Cutts vs. Willis headliner

May 30, 2015; Goiania, GO, Brazil; Damon Jackson during his fight with Rony Jason Mariano during UFC Fight Night at Goiania Arena. Mandatory Credit: Jason Silva-USA TODAY Sports

May 30, 2015; …read more

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LFA fighter Clovis Hancock died in the cage over the weekend, but lived to tell about it

Clovis Hancock remembers being in the cage fighting Friday against Charlie Ontiveros at LFA 26 in Houston. Then, after that, all he remembers is waking up in a hospital bed.
Hancock …read more

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LFA 26 Results & Fight Highlights: Jeff Hughes Crowned Heavyweight Champion

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Legacy Fighting Alliance brought the violence to Houston where a new champion was crowned. Richard …read more

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LFA fighter’s heart stopped during fight: ‘I died in the cage tonight’

LFA fighter C.J. Hancock says his heart stopped and he suffered kidney failure during a fight on the weekend. A very scary incident took place in the Legacy Fighting Alliance …read more

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Posted on November 7, 2017, 2:16 am By
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Opponent switch: Eryk Anders meets LFA champ Markus Perez at UFC Fight Night 123

Jul 22, 2017; Long Island, NY, USA; Eryk Anders (blue gloves) reacts to fight against Rafael Natal (red gloves) during UFC Fight Night at Nassau Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Brad …read more

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LFA fighter C.J. Hancock says he died in cage, was revived after heart stopped

A Legacy Fighting Alliance fighter said he died in the cage during a bout Friday night and had to be revived after his heart stopped.
C.J. Hancock wrote Saturday morning on …read more

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Posted on November 4, 2017, 5:16 pm By
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LFA 26 results and highlights: Jeff Hughes claims belt, birthday girl Nicolle Caliari gets win

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosLFA has a new heavyweight champion following Friday’s LFA 26 event.
The show took place at Arena Theatre in the home city of the World …read more

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Video: A New Champion Crowned at LFA 26

A new champion was crowned Friday on AXS TV Fights at Legacy Fighting Alliance 26. …read more

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For Itzel Esquivel, Movement is Key at LFA 26

When it comes to her first round loss to Maycee Barber at LFA 14 in June, strawweight Itzel Esquivel acknowledges that she had tunnel vision in the bout and contributed …read more

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Jeff Hughes Sees Himself Capturing Heavyweight Title at LFA 26

When it comes to his June win over Ryan Pokryfky at Big Guns 24, heavyweight prospect Jeff Hughes didn’t have the best performance of his career, but considering circumstances heading …read more

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Posted on November 2, 2017, 11:16 pm By
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LFA champion Markus Perez signs with the UFC, meets Eryk Anders in Fresno

Markus Perez is the newest addition to the UFC middleweight division.
Less than two months after winning the vacant LFA title with a first-round submission over Ian Heinisch, in which he …read more

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Richard Odoms Coming Out Swinging at LFA 26

There’s not much more heavyweight veteran Richard Odoms can ask for when it comes to his two bouts in 2017.
Against William Hoffman in March and then versus Jared Vanderaa in …read more

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LFA 25 highlights: Check out Fernando Padilla's slick combo submission

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, VideosIf he’s not already there, it’s time to put 20-year-old Mexican featherweight prospect Fernando Padilla on your radar.
At Friday’s LFA 25 event, Padilla (9-1) …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2017, 12:46 pm By
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Dakota Cochrane Wows Hometown Crowd (LFA 25 Results & Highlights)

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Check out the highlights from Friday’s live broadcast of LFA 25, featuring headliner Dakota Cochrane …read more

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Posted on October 22, 2017, 1:16 am By
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LFA 25 Results, Highlights: Dakota Cochrane Scores Split-Decision

Dakota Cochrane improved to 30-12 in his career with a split decision victory over Ciro Rodrigues Friday night in the main event of Legacy Fighting Alliance 25. The event aired …read more

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LFA 25 results: Dakota Cochrane's late rally leads to split decision win

Dakota Cochrane sent a hometown crowd into jubilance on Friday when he picked up a split decision over Ciro Rodrigues in the LFA 25 main event.
The Nebraska-born fighter struggled at …read more

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