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Patricky Freire set to welcome former LFA champion Jaleel Willis at Bellator 249

Patricky Freire returns to the Bellator cage after pursuing the RIZIN lightweight belt in 2019. | Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Patricky Freire will return to action against former LFA …read more

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Patricky Freire booked to fight LFA champ Jaleel Willis in Bellator 249 co-headliner

Patricky Freire is back.
The former Bellator lightweight title challenger and brother of Bellator double champion Patricio, Freire (23-9 MMA, 14-7 BMMA) has been booked to return Oct. 15 at Bellator …read more

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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' LFA alums shine on the big stage

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on September 26, 2020, 4:46 am By
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After a year of waiting, a different Daniel Madrid showed up at Bellator 246

Having spent a year waiting to get back into the cage following a 51-second submission win over Chris Harris at LFA 72 in July of 2019, middleweight Daniel Madrid was …read more

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Bellator signs LFA welterweight champion Jaleel Willis to multi-fight deal

Another LFA champion is headed to Bellator.
LFA welterweight champion Jaleel Willis has signed a multi-fight deal with Bellator, a promotion official told MMA Junkie. No opponent or date has been …read more

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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Finishes galore at LFA 91

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2020, 2:16 pm By
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LFA 91 highlights: Fighters serve up a feast of finishes in Sioux Falls

LFA 91 hit our screens Friday night as the respected promotion staged its latest offering from Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The Sanford Pentagon played host to eight fights, with six of …read more

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Bellator 245 video: Taylor Johnson shocks Ed Ruth with 59-second heel hook submission

UNCASVILLE, Conn. – Taylor Johnson has arrived.
A former LFA standout and Dana White’s Contender Series competitor, Johnson (6-1 MMA, 5-1 BMMA) made his promotional debut in fine fashion at …read more

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LFA 91 Weigh-in Results: Headliner Cristhian Torres Misses Weight

In what seems to be a theme this weekend across MMA cards, a fighter placed high on this Legacy Fighting Alliance card has missed weight. …read more

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Hailey Cowan feeling the pressure heading into LFA 91

In picking up a split-decision victory over Brittney Cloudy at LFA 83 in March, little did bantamweight Hailey Cowan realize it would be her last fight for six months.

Shortly following …read more

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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Previewing LFA 91 and looking back at LFA 90

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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Cristian Torres: ‘I’m going to win. That’s it’ at LFA 91

Coming into 2020, middleweight Cristhian Torres was looking to capitalize on the momentum he built upon picking up a first round TKO of Askar Mozharov at Titan FC 58 last …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2020, 1:16 am By
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Korey Kuppe plans to be spectacular at Dana White’s Contender Series

Looking back on his win this past February over JP Saint Louis at LFA 82, welterweight Korey Kuppe was overall pleased with his performance, though he wasn’t able to showcase …read more

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LFA 90 results: Zviad Lazishvili wins vacant bantamweight title, moves to 13-0

Zviad Lazishvili is the new LFA bantamweight champion.
The native of the Republic of Georgia picked up a dominant win in the main event of Friday’s LFA 90 card in Sioux …read more

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Zviad Lazishvili Throttles Ricky Steele, Nets Bantamweight Title in LFA 90 Headliner

It took Zviad Lazishvili less than four minutes to dismantle Ricky Steele. …read more

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Ricky Steele is ‘absolutely ready’ for Zviad Lazishvili in LFA 90 championship main event

For bantamweight Ricky Steele, the lockdown imposed by the novel coronavirus ended up being advantageous for him. Having nagging constant injuries throughout his time fighting, being able to take some …read more

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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Vacant bantamweight title up for grabs at LFA 90

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on September 4, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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LFA 90 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters Make Weight

In the COVID-19 era, it is always a relief when every fighter on the card makes weight without issue. …read more

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Posted on September 4, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Devin Smyth looking to showcase his striking against Maycon Mendonca at LFA 90

For welterweight Devin Smyth, being active was what he was most looking forward to in 2020, but following recovery from injury, he found the pickings to be slim. And then …read more

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Tabatha Ricci wants a quick turnaround if she wins at LFA 90

For strawweight Tabatha Ricci, the novel coronavirus lockdown presented an opportunity for her to focus on her game. As such, while other fighters may have struggled, Ricci feels she has …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2020, 4:16 pm By
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LFA 91 Concludes ‘Phase Two’ with Chidi Njokuani-Cristhian Torres Headliner on Sept. 11

Legacy Fighting Alliance will close out its “Phase Two” series of cards with a middleweight scrap pitting Chidi Njokuani against Cristhian Torres. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

LFA 91 Concludes ‘Phase Two’ with Chidi Njokuani-Cristian Torres Headliner on Sept. 11

Legacy Fighting Alliance will close out its “Phase Two” series of cards with a middleweight scrap pitting Chidi Njokuani against Cristhian Torres. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Contender Series to feature an LFA champion and a brawler vs. grappler battle

LFA flyweight champ Jimmy Flick looks to earn a UFC deal, while William Knight will test his standup skills against Cody Brundage. …read more

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LFA 89 highlights: Brant Moore Jr. closes in on lightweight title shot

The LFA cage headed to Sioux Falls, South Dakota Friday night for LFA 89 as a host of rising prospect secured impressive victories to raise their stock on their quest …read more

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Video! This Double-Knee KO At LFA 89 May Be The Best Finish This Weekend

Light heavyweight prospect Josh Fremd made the most out of his Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) debut this past Friday night at LFA 89 when he clobbered opponent Lamar Gosey via …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2020, 8:46 pm By
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Video: Josh Fremd floors opponent with nasty knee KO at LFA 89

Josh Fremd got a highlight-reel win on Friday at LFA 89.
Fremd (5-1) laid out Lamar Gosey (3-1) just 86 seconds into the first round of their light heavyweight contest, which …read more

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Joe Giannetti believes Brant Moore is overconfident heading into LFA 89 main event

There’s no denying the novel coronavirus put the brakes on a lot of fighters’ plans for 2020. Among those who were looking to make things happen during this summer was …read more

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Brant Moore says what he prioritizes will be the difference agaisnt Joe Giannetti at LFA 89

One of the results of the novel coronavirus forcing the world into lockdown earlier this year is that some fighters might not be available to compete because they haven’t gotten …read more

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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' 11 LFA fighters signed with UFC in one month

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on August 28, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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LFA 89 Weigh-in Results: Lightweight Headliner Set; 1 Fight Scratched

Legacy Fighting Alliance continues the second phase of its comeback with LFA 89, although there is no title up for grabs on this show. …read more

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Posted on August 28, 2020, 2:16 am By
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Adrian Haribeaj believes a win over Demarques Jackson at LFA 89 will get him to the UFC

While he had admittedly faced difficulty as many people did during the initial lockdown of the novel coronavirus pandemic, welterweight Adrian Haribeaj was able push through and not let it …read more

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Josh Fremd can’t wait to show who he is at LFA 89

There’s no denying that 2020 has not been the best of years for middleweight Josh Fremd.
Following a split-decision win over Travis Davis at Pinnacle FC 18 on December 22 of …read more

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Posted on August 27, 2020, 10:46 pm By
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Tyler Ray: ‘I have answers for anything’ against Steve Jones at LFA 89

Kicking off his 2020 with a second round submission win over Josh Streacker at LFA 80 in January, the year was looking promising for welterweight Tyler Ray.
Having won four in …read more

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Jaleel Willis Wins LFA Welterweight Championship at LFA 88

The Legacy Fighting Alliance crowned a new welterweight champion. …read more

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Posted on August 22, 2020, 4:16 am By
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Natan Levy: ‘I think I’m going to surprise Ben Lugo’ at LFA 88

Following the coronavirus lockdown, featherweight Natan Levy was eager to get back to action and have his first fight since June of 2019 when he was slated to face Ben …read more

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Posted on August 21, 2020, 7:16 pm By
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Evan Elder plans to ‘just beat up Kegan Gennrich’ at LFA 88

While it may seem odd to say the timing of a global pandemic worked out for someone, in ways it did for lightweight Evan Elder.
Coming off an in injury in …read more

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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Phase II title fights and LFA fighters in the UFC

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2020, 1:16 am By
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It took six years, but Daniel Pineda never doubted UFC return: 'I knew I was going to get back'

Six years after his UFC release, Daniel Pineda is back in the UFC.
After stops in Bellator, the PFL, LFA, and Fury FC, Pineda (26-13 MMA, 3-4 UFC) inked a UFC …read more

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Posted on August 13, 2020, 3:16 pm By
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LFA announces second string of four events in four weeks starting Aug. 21 in South Dakota

LFA is ready to keep rolling with closed-door events.
On Tuesday, the promotion announced that it will return Aug. 21 with LFA 88 and four consecutive weeks of events at Sanford …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2020, 1:16 pm By
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'Inside LFA with Ron Kruck:' Looking back on Championship July, ahead to Phase II

“Inside LFA with Ron Kruck” is LFA’s weekly look at prior and upcoming fights, as well as the latest news and notes within the promotion, and you can watch Episode …read more

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Posted on August 10, 2020, 9:16 pm By
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