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Damon Jackson-Nate Jennerman meet for interim featherweight title at LFA 47 in Dallas

LFA is headed back to Dallas next month, and an interim featherweight title will be on the line.
Damon Jackson (15-2-1) is set to meet Nate Jennerman (12-3) in the LFA …read more

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Kevin Aguilar Was Built To Put On Exciting Fights in the UFC

Kevin Aguilar knows deep down he should already be in the UFC.
The reigning and defending LFA featherweight champion — a promotion notorious for shipping athletes to the UFC — has …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2018, 8:16 am By
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Nick Newell vs. Alex Munoz official as featured fight of Dana White's Contender Series 14

WSOF and LFA veteran Nick Newell officially has an opponent in his Dana White’s Contender Series debut.
UFC officials recently announced that Newell (14-1) will take on Alex Munoz (4-0) in …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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LFA 44 highlights: Matthew Frincu beats Christian Aguilera in battle of strikers

LFA 44 took place Friday night at Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, and the main card aired on AXS TV.
In the welterweight main event, Matthew Frincu and Christian Aguilera put on …read more

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LFA 44 Results & Highlights: Matthew Frincu Continues Resurgence

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Two of Legacy Fighting Alliance’s top welterweight contenders, Matthew Frincu (13-3) and Christian Aguilera (11-5), …read more

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Maycee 'The Future' Barber has LFA title bout as backup but plans on UFC contract at DWCS 13

When Maycee Barber’s parents heard about her plans of pursuing MMA, their reaction was the one most people would expect.
“They tell me all the time, they’re like, ‘When you told …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Ed Soares takes unique path to building LFA

(This story was first published at AZCentral.com, part of the USA TODAY Network.)
In the mid-1990s, Adam Silver was climbing the ladder as an NBA executive. Roger Goodell was going from …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Kevin Wirth Plans to Keep Richard Palencia Uncomfortable in LFA 44 Bout

While he wanted to make a good first impression in his LFA debut this past February, flyweight Kevin Wirth couldn’t have anticipated the level of attention he would get with …read more

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Posted on June 29, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Casey Kenney Predicts a Long Night for Roman Salazar in LFA 44 Co-Main Event

Looking back on his unanimous decision victory over Kendrick Latchman at LFA 31 in January, bantamweight Casey Kenney feels like there’s not much more he could have done to win …read more

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Expect A More Seasoned Keoni Diggs Against Andy Valera at LFA 44

In his most recent fight in October of last year, lightweight up and comer Keoni Diggs was able to pick up his fourth win in four pro fights, but the …read more

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Posted on June 28, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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LFA champ Kevin Aguilar in for Rafael Fiziev vs. Joey Gomez in DWCS 12 headliner

Dana White’s Contender Series is off next week during “International Fight Week” in Las Vegas, but when it returns it will feature a new headliner.
Kevin Aguilar (14-1) will step in …read more

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LFA champion Kevin Aguilar nets Contender Series main event spot

Longtime Legacy Fighting Alliance headliner Kevin Aguilar is getting his shot at the big time.
The reigning LFA featherweight champion will move up to 155 pounds to fight Joey Gomez in …read more

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LFA 43 Results & Highlights: Brendan Allen Lands Highlight Reel Knockout

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Legacy Fighting Alliance middleweight contender …read more

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LFA 43 highlights: Check out this good ol' fashioned face-plant in the main event

Friday’s LFA 43 event took concluded with a big knockout and face-plant in the main event.
In a battle of AXS TV Fights middleweight vets, Brendan Allen (9-3) scored a dazzling …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 9:16 am By
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LFA 43 Live Results: Brendan Allen vs. Larry Crowe

The time has arrived for LFA 43. Tonight (June 22), LFA 43 takes place inside the Beaumont Civic Center in Beaumont, Texas. In the main event, middleweights Brendan Allen and …read more

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Jordan Titoni Pretty Sure He’ll Finish Cameron Graves at LFA 43

Since coming off his second straight loss in February of 2017, featherweight Jordan Titoni has been on a tear, winning five straight fights.
Looking back on his recent success, Titoni couldn’t …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 2:16 am By
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A More Matured Itzel Esquivel Steps in the Cage at LFA 43

Following her second straight loss at LFA 26 in November of last year to Nicolle Caliari, strawweight Itzel Esquivel made the conscious decision to take time away from fighting.
During her …read more

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Jake Heffernan Not Going to Give Peter Stanonik an Inch at LFA 43

By his own admission, featherweight Jake Heffernan went into his March bout with Derek Brenon at Paramount MMA not as physically prepared as he could have been.
Early in the bout, …read more

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Undefeated Welterweight Champ James Nakashima Puts Belt on the Line at LFA 46

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced on Wednesday that the promotion will head east at the end of July with a welterweight world title fight that will headline the promotion’s first …read more

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Posted on June 17, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Yazan Hajeh Plans to ‘Make Dana Jump Out of His Seat’ Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

After picking up a split-decision win over Oscar Valdez at LFA 21 in September of last year, featherweight Yazan Hajeh hasn’t fought, but that doesn’t mean he was out of …read more

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Posted on June 16, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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UFC vet Erick Silva joins LFA, meets Nick Barnes in July main event

Former UFC welterweight Erick Silva will take on Nick Barnes at the main event of LFA 45. Erick Silva is not done just yet. After a 6-year UFC run, the …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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LFA 45 Features UFC Veteran Erick Silva vs. Nick Barnes

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced on Wednesday that LFA will return to southern California in July with an intriguing welterweight showdown headlining LFA 45.
The main event of LFA 45 …read more

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Posted on June 15, 2018, 2:16 am By
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UFC vet Erick Silva to make LFA debut vs. Nick Barnes on July 20

Once one of the UFC’s most intriguing welterweight prospects, Erick Silva is set to make a fresh start.
The 33-year-old Brazilian makes his Legacy Fighting Alliance debut on July 20 when …read more

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Erick Silva kicks off post-UFC run, headlines LFA 45 on July 20

After a 15-fight run in the UFC, Brazilian welterweight Erick Silva now headlines LFA 45.
Promotion officials today announced that Silva (19-9) will face Nick Barnes (12-3) in the featured bout …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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Erick Silva Signs With LFA, Promotional Debut Booked

Erick Silva is now a member of the Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) roster. Silva is set to compete on the LFA 45 card on July 20. He’ll go one-on-one with …read more

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Posted on June 13, 2018, 9:46 pm By
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James Nakashima to Defend Welterweight Crown vs. Kyle Stewart in LFA 46 Main Event

A pair of fighters with Arizona ties will vie for welterweight gold when James Nakashima defends his 170-pound title against Kyle Stewart at Legacy Fighting Alliance 46. …read more

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LFA 42 results and highlights: That's one big knee to the kisser

Jaleel Willis rebounded from his first career loss with a pretty nasty knockout via knee.
In LFA 42’s co-main event, Willis (9-1), who dropped a majority decision to Kyle Stewart in …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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LFA 42 Results & Highlights: Derrick Krantz and Justin Willis Take the Spotlight

(Video courtesy of AXS TV Fights | Viewing may be limited due to broadcast rights restrictions)
Former Legacy Fighting Alliance Welterweight Champion Derrick Krantz (22-10) returned from injury on Friday to …read more

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Posted on June 9, 2018, 5:16 am By
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LFA 42 video preview: Derrick Krantz, Kassius Kayne discuss headliner

A welterweight battle will be featured tonight at LFA 42, one that almost didn’t happen.
Derrick Krantz (21-10) and Kassius Kayne (12-4) headline the AXS TV-televised event at Branson Convention Center …read more

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Kassius Kayne Predicts ‘Brawl’ Against Derrick Krantz in LFA 42 Main Event

For his first bout of 2018 where he was matched up with Ivey Nixon at DCS 41 in April, welterweight Kassius Kayne was able to extend one of MMA’s more …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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Derrick Krantz Looking to Take Out Kassius Kayne in LFA 42 Main Event

After closing out 2017 with a split-decision loss to James Nakashima at LFA 23, veteran welterweight Derrick Krantz was looking to get things back on track in his first bout …read more

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Andrea Lee’s husband, coach Donny Aaron apologizes for Nazi tattoos, won’t get them removed or covered

Andrea Lee’s husband has addressed the recent controversy surrounding him.
Donny Aaron, husband and coach to the UFC flyweight and former LFA champion, issued a public apology Sunday morning via …read more

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Posted on June 3, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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LFA 41 Results & Highlights: Thiago Moises Leads Submission Fest

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Posted on June 2, 2018, 5:46 pm By
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LFA 41 highlights: 'Mini-Wanderlei Silva' dominant in one-sided beatdown

With two key lightweight bouts atop the card, the Brazilians reigned supreme over their American counterparts at Friday’s LFA 41 event.
LFA 41 aired on AXS TV from Mystic Lake Casino …read more

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Posted on June 2, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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Tim Hiley Looking to Rip Tyler Vogel’s Head Off at LFA 41

Following a successful run on the local circuit that saw him go undefeated in five fights, middleweight up and comer Tim Hiley was given his first shot at the national …read more

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Posted on June 1, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Why tonight's LFA 41 card essentially has four main-event fighters

Between possible lightweight title stakes and some good old country vs. country rivalry, there’s no shortage of motivation for the main-card fighters of tonight’s LFA 41 event.
In the AXS TV-televised …read more

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Posted on June 1, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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Nate Jennerman Eyeing UFC with a Win Over Kevin Croom at LFA 41

Though he was able to pick up a win in his first fight of 2018 this past March against John DeVall at LFA 34, featherweight Nate Jennerman is not happy …read more

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Posted on June 1, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Thiago Moises’ Goal is to be UFC Champion, but Focused on LFA 41 Right Now

Having been previously undefeated in the RFA and LFA heading into his July 2017 bout against Robert Watley, former lightweight title holder Thiago Moises was expected to continue his winning …read more

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Posted on May 31, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Jeff Peterson Believes a Title Shot or UFC Call is on the Line at LFA 41

Looking back on his 2017, lightweight Jeff Peterson couldn’t be more pleased with how the year turned out.
Not only did Peterson get signed to the LFA and make his debut …read more

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Posted on May 30, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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LFA 40 Results & Highlights: Kevin Aguilar Blasts Thanh Le to Unify Titles

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Posted on May 27, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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LFA 40 highlights: Kevin Aguilar gets a KO worthy of AXS TV Fights' 400th live broadcast

Kevin Aguilar made sure to give AXS TV Fights a big 400th birthday present on Friday night.
In the LFA 40 main event, which was the 400th live broadcast for AXS …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Video: Kevin Aguilar unifies featherweight titles with stunning KO at LFA 40

Kevin Aguilar left no doubt that he’s the man to beat at 145 pounds in the Legacy Fighting Alliance organization.
The main event of LFA 40 in Dallas saw Aguilar defending …read more

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LFA 40’s Kevin Aguilar and Thanh Le Break Down 400th AXS TV Fights Headliner

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LFA 40 is AXS TV Fights’ 400th Broadcast and it’s going to be huge! The epic …read more

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Posted on May 26, 2018, 12:16 am By
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Kevin Aguilar, Thanh Le preview LFA 40 main event on AXS TV's 400th show

LFA 40 goes down tonight from the Bomb Factor in Dallas, marking incredibly the 400th fight card AXS TV Fights has broadcast over the past 14 years, inclding a span …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Thanh Le Not Feeling Pressure Heading into LFA 40 Title Fight

Coming off an undefeated campaign in 2017, Thanh Le was looking to keep his momentum going when he kicked off his 2018 against Bobby Moffett for the LFA interim featherweight …read more

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Posted on May 25, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Matthew Frincu vs. Christian Aguilera headlines LFA 44 in Arizona

The card is taking shape for LFA 44, which marks the organization’s return to Arizona.
Officials on Wednesday announced Matthew Frincu (12-3) meets fellow welterweight Christian Aguilera (11-4) at the event.
LFA …read more

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Brendan Allen vs. Larry Crowe headlines LFA 43 in Beaumont, Texas

Two former title challengers will meet in next month’s LFA 43 main event.
Officials today announced former LFA title challenger Brendan Allen (8-3) and ex-Legacy FC title challenger Larry Crowe (10-6) …read more

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Posted on May 23, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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Ramiz Brahimaj Has the Kill Switch Set to ‘On’ Heading into LFA 40

With his first-round submission win over Bilal Williams at LFA 33 in February, welterweight Ramiz Brahimaj was able to extend his undefeated streak to start his career with possibly his …read more

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LFA gets new majority owner, plans to stay premier developmental organization

Legacy Fighting Alliance, better known as LFA, is getting new financial backing as it expands efforts to become MMA’s top talent incubator.
LFA on Monday announced that Internet and entertainment company …read more

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Posted on May 22, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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