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LFA 62 results: Casey Kenney claims second title belt in violent fashion

Casey Kenney made LFA history, and he did it in emphatic fashion, violently claiming an interim bantamweight title to go along with his interim flyweight belt, as well.
Kenney (11-1-1) earned …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Casey Kenney Obliterates Vince Cachero in LFA 62 Main Event

The LFA has crowned its first-ever two-division champion. …read more

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Posted on March 23, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Levi Mowles, Ahmet Kayretli preview LFA 62 co-main event with Phoenix Carnevale

LFA returns to Dallas tonight with a pair of bantamweight bouts at the top of the card.
The main event features an interim bantamweight title fight that will see interim flyweight …read more

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Casey Kenney, Vince Cachero preview LFA 62 main event with Phoenix Carnevale

LFA returns to Dallas tonight with history on the line in the main event.
In the main event, interim flyweight champion Casey Kenney (10-1-1) will move up a division and challenge …read more

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Casey Kenney expects LFA ‘champ-champ’ status to lead to UFC call

Interim or not, Casey Kenney is ready to be recognized as one of the best at 125 and 135 pounds.
Kenney won the Legacy Fighting Alliance interim flyweight title last November …read more

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MMA Rundown - 3/22-3/24: LFA, Shooto, and Island Fights on tap for busy weekend

Whole lot of fights this week, and a lot to look out for. …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Sticking to the game plan key for Valerie Soto at LFA 62

Following a successful two year run in the amateur ranks that saw her pick up a XKO championship, strawweight Valerie Soto has managed to transition to the pro ranks with …read more

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Posted on March 22, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Vince Cachero ready to stand and bang with Casey Kenney in LFA 62 title fight

Coming off an undefeated campaign in his first year as a pro in 2017, bantamweight Vince Cachero was looking to duplicate his success in 2018 and was able to do …read more

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LFA announces busy schedule with four events set for May

Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced on Wednesday that the promotion will have a busy month of May with four action-packed MMA events in Colorado, Utah, Missouri and …read more

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Posted on March 21, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Casey Kenney believes he’ll be too much for Vince Cachero in LFA 62 title fight

When it comes to his 2018, flyweight Casey Kenney had his most productive year of his five year MMA career.
After picking up two wins to start the year, Kenney closed …read more

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UFC London highlight video: Four AXS TV Fights vets on card, including Reyes

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Dominick Reyes def. Jordan Powell at LFA 13: Best photos

AXS TV Fights has a long history of sending the best of the best from its promotions upward and onward to …read more

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Posted on March 16, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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UFC London video: Remember that time Dominick Reyes kicked Jordan Powell unconscious at LFA 13?

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Dominick Reyes def. Jordan Powell at LFA 13: Best photos

With a brutal head kick against Jordan Powell in 2017, Dominick Reyes caught the UFC’s attention in a big way.
Reyes knocked …read more

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Dominick Reyes def. Jordan Powell at LFA 13: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Dominick Reyes’ knockout win over Jordan Powell at LFA 13 at Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Convention Center in Burbank, Calif., on June 2, …read more

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Harvey Park vs. Demarques Jackson interim lightweight title bout headlines LFA 64

For the fourth time, LFA will touch down in South Dakota next month, and an interim belt will be up for grabs.
In the main event, Harvey Park (11-2) will take …read more

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LFA 62 gets new championship main event after Miles Johns injured

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced that there has been a change at the top of LFA 62 in Dallas, Texas. LFA bantamweight champion Miles Johns has withdrawn from his title …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Ian Heinisch believes he’s better than Tom Breese ‘everywhere’ heading into UFC on ESPN+ 5

There’s no denying that middleweight Ian Heinisch had the best year of his career to date in 2018.
Following a title win in the LFA, Heinisch was able to earn a …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Casey Kenney looks to make LFA history following LFA 62 headliner change

With LFA bantamweight champion Miles Johns forced to withdraw from next week’s LFA 62 event, another fighter will now look to make a bit of history for the promotion.
LFA officials …read more

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Posted on March 13, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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A Minneapolis card without Maurice Greene? It'd be like 'peanut butter with no jelly'

WICHITA, Kan. – Maurice Greene was in “tip-top shape” when he met Jeff Hughes at LFA 38, but that didn’t prevent him from losing the promotion’s heavyweight belt in a …read more

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UFC’s Ian Heinisch is relishing transformation from inmate to inspiration

Before he’d ever stepped foot in the UFC’s Octagon, Ian Heinisch was being courted by Hollywood. Heinisch was fighting Lucas Rota in LFA a little less than two years ago, …read more

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Posted on March 10, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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UFC Wichita: Watch Curtis Millender's crazy LFA 30 head kick in AXS TV's 'Fight of the Week'

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Curtis Millender def. Nick Barnes at LFA 30: Best photos

With a perfectly placed head kick against Nick Barnes a little more than a year ago, Curtis Millender punched his ticket …read more

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Curtis Millender def. Nick Barnes at LFA 30: Best photos

Check out the best photos from Curtis Millender’s knockout win over Nick Barnes at LFA 30 at Costa Mesa Hall at OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif., …read more

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LFA 61 Results & Highlights: Brendan Allen defends middleweight title

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LFA middleweight champion Brendan Allen made a successful first defense of his middleweight title on …read more

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Posted on February 25, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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LFA 61 video highlights: Middleweight champion make case for UFC bid

Brendan Allen (11-3) has lost three times in his pro career, and all three of the men who beat him are now in the UFC. After dominating Moses Murrietta (8-2) …read more

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Brendan Allen Pulverizes Moses Murrietta to Retain Middleweight Title in LFA 61 Main Event

Brendan Allen became the first fighter in history to defend the LFA middleweight title on Friday night by dominating a grossly overmatched Moses Murrietta. …read more

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LFA 61 results: Brendan Allen defends belt with brutal decision win

Brendan Allen (11-3) couldn’t get a finish in his first LFA middleweight title defense, but he was certainly dominant over the course of a five-round shellacking of Moses Murrietta (8-2).
The …read more

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Ken Beverly not going to let Nate Jennerman breathe at LFA 61

Looking back on the three fights he had in 2018, featherweight prospect Ken Beverly feels he was picked to be a stepping stone for his opponents, but that’s fine with …read more

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MMA Rundown: Road FC, LFA and Combate Americas’ weekend of action fights

Bummed out by the odd Euro cards this week? Here’s some other action to keep your eye on. Bellator and the UFC take their talents to Europe this weekend with …read more

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Middleweight champ Brendan Allen previews LFA 61 title defense vs. Moses Murrietta

LFA returns tonight with the middleweight title on the line in the main event.
LFA 61 takes place at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn. The main card airs …read more

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Legacy Fighting Alliance 61 Weigh-in Results: Title Fight Set; One Heavy

The Legacy Fighting Alliance heads back to the frigid north of Minnesota with LFA 61, bringing with it the first occasion of a middleweight champ attempting to defend his belt. …read more

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Moses Murrietta ready to die to win LFA middleweight title

After suffering his first career loss to Ruslan Shamilov at M-1 Challenge 82 to close out his 2017, middleweight Moses Murrietta came back strong in 2018 with three straight wins.
First …read more

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Josh Marsh hoping LFA 61 win will lead to a spot on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Though he wasn’t as active as he would have liked to have been in 2018, featherweight Josh Marsh had one of the more productive years of his career.
Following a couple …read more

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Posted on February 21, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Brendan Allen believes defending his title at LFA 61 will land him in a bigger promotion

After a rough start to 2018, middleweight Brendan Allen rebounded to finish out the year on a winning streak.
According to Allen, sometimes things don’t go a fighter’s way and there …read more

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Posted on February 20, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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LFA 60 video highlights: New champion crowned on night full of finishes

An emotional Julius Anglickas (6-1), who lost his grandmother in the weeks leading up to his fight, claimed LFA’s vacant light heavyweight title over late replacement Clayton York (5-1) via …read more

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LFA 60 results: Julius Anglickas claims vacant light heavyweight title

An emotional Julius Anglickas (6-1), who lost his grandmother in the weeks leading up to his fight, claimed LFA’s vacant 205-pound title over late replacement Clayton York (5-1).
The light heavyweight …read more

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Dakota Bush Looking for ‘Big Finish’ Against Jordin Hinman at LFA 60

After a bit of a rocky start and a brief foray into other combat sports, lightweight Dakota Bush was able to rebound in his last bout of the year and …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Luis Saldana More Than Willing to Keep It Standing Against Carl Wittstock at LFA 60

Coming off a stretch where he lost five of eight fights, featherweight Luis Saldana was able to get things back on track in 2018 with back to back wins.
When it …read more

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Posted on February 15, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Julius Anglickas Knows Winning Title at LFA 60 Will Open Bigger Doors

For light-heavyweight up and comer Julius Anglickas 2018 stood in stark contrast to the year preceding it.
After missing a significant amount of time due to injuries, Anglickas returned to action …read more

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Posted on February 14, 2019, 10:46 pm By
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LFA signs Brazilian prospect Rafael Barbosa

The partnership between Legacy Fighting Alliance and newly founded Future FC has already catapulted a Brazilian talent to the international circuit.
Rafael Barbosa, who finished Carlos Alexandre with strikes 32 seconds …read more

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LFA 59 video highlights with a perfect head-kick KO from Kyler Phillips

For the second straight event, LFA featured a highlight-reel head-kick knockout.
Kyler Phillips (6-1) knocked out Emeka Ifekandu (6-3) in their bantamweigh bout this past Friday night at LFA 59, which …read more

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LFA 59 Results & Highlights: Fireworks Lit Up the Night in Phoenix

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Friday’s LFA 59: Michaud vs. Aguilera marked back-to-back weeks chock full of excitement for Legacy …read more

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Posted on February 3, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Hunter Azure Expects to Remain Unbeaten at LFA 59

Following a stellar amateur career, featherweight up and comer Hunter Azure made a successful jump to the pro MMA ranks in in August, 2018, and hasn’t looked back.
Since turning pro, …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2019, 7:46 pm By
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Daniel Madrid Looking to Make a Name Off UFC Vet Seth Baczynski at LFA 59

Looking back over the course of the past year and a half, middleweight Daniel Madrid may have had hit a rough patch with back-to-back losses, but has since righted his …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Kevin Natividad Not Looking for a Dog Fight with Andy Perez at LFA 59

For bantamweight Kevin Natividad, 2018 was a year in which change made all the difference.
Coming off a loss in his final bout of 2017, Natividad made alterations which in turn …read more

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Posted on February 1, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Christian Aguilera Expecting an In-Your-Face Battle in LFA 59 Main Event

When it comes to welterweight Christian Aguilera’s 2018, it was a story of halves.
The first half of 2018 played out well for Aguilera, who was able to build up a …read more

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David Michaud Plans to Mix It Up Against Christian Aguilera in LFA 59 Main Event

Looking back on his 2018, welterweight veteran David Michaud feels the year was a mixed bag. Though he was able to put up strong performances in his fights, he was …read more

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LFA 60 Heads to Iowa with Light Heavyweight Title Fight Main Event

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced on Monday that LFA will make its first trip to the Hawkeye State in February with a light-heavyweight title fight at the top of LFA …read more

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Posted on January 29, 2019, 2:46 am By
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