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LFA 70 set for June 28, marks promotion's debut in Wisconsin

The LFA cage heads to Wisconsin for the first time, touching down on June 28 for LFA 70.
LFA officials today announced plans for the card, which takes place at The …read more

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Posted on May 18, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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AXS TV Fight of the Week: UFC Rochester's Ian Heinisch lays out Checco at LFA 39

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Ian Heinisch def. Gabriel Checco at LFA 39: Best photos

Before Ian Heinisch had his shot at the UFC, he made a major impact when he won LFA’s middleweight title.
A little …read more

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Posted on May 17, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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LFA’s Derrick Krantz steps in on short notice to fight Vicente Luque at UFC Rochester

Derrick Krantz is getting his UFC opportunity.
A standout in the Legacy Fighting Alliance promotion, Krantz has signed on to replace Neil Magny in a welterweight bout opposite Vicente Luque scheduled …read more

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LFA 66 video highlights, including a rare submission and a retirement

LFA 66 took place Friday at Maverik Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The action aired on AXS TV and included a rare submission win, as well as the retirement …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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Josh Burkman retires after split-decision loss at LFA 66

One of MMA’s most game competitors has officially called it a career.
Josh Burkmanannounced his retirement on Friday night after losing a highly competitive matchup to William Macario at LFA 66. …read more

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Video: Andrew Tenneson pulls off wild gogoplata at LFA 66

Just when you thought one gogoplata might be enough to lock up “Submission of the Month,” Andrew Tenneson threw his name into the hat at LFA 66.
Tenneson (8-1) pulled off …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2019, 4:16 am By
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LFA 66 video preview: 18-fight UFC veteran Josh Burkman makes LFA debut

Just past his 39th birthday, veteran fighter Josh Burkman adds another promotion to his long resume Friday night.
Burkman (28-17), who had 18 fights in the UFC (plus a no-contest), takes …read more

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Kaytlin Neil thinks she’s ‘a little better overall’ than LFA 66 opponent Lisa Mauldin

At one point in her career, flyweight Kaytlin Neil was 1-3 and it was not clear if she would be able to live up to the potential and hype that …read more

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Andrew Tenneson attempts to solve ‘weird puzzle’ Westin Wilson at LFA 66

Following a win over Andrew Yates at LFA 10 in April, 2017, featherweight Andrew Tenneson spent the next year and a half out of action before returning to action versus …read more

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Hunter Azure ‘definitely’ going to finish Lynn Schulz at LFA 66

After closing out his 2018 campaign with an unblemished record, bantamweight up and comer Hunter Azure was looking to keep his winning streak going when he faced Jaime Hernandez at …read more

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Legacy Fighting Alliance 66 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters on Target

The Legacy Fighting Alliance is heading to Utah for the first time with LFA 66, and every fighter has made weight. …read more

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Zac Cavender says he has an ‘athletic edge over LFA 66 opponent Kenneth Seegrist

In five months since turning pro last November, light-heavyweight prospect Zac Cavender has managed to continue on an impressive streak he started as an amateur.
Since 2016, Cavender has gone undefeated …read more

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Tyler Diamond expects a good night in LFA 66 main event

Though featherweight Tyler Diamond had the biggest breakthrough of his career in 2018, it’s a year that he’s ready to move on from.
Following a stint on The Ultimate Fighter 27, …read more

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Westin Wilson out to prove everyone wrong at LFA 66

Though he initially thought his bout versus Javier Garcia at FCOC 56 in February was going to go one way, shortly before the bout Westin Wilson ended up changing his …read more

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UFC vet Josh Burkman heads into LFA 66 knowing it might be his final fight

Following his last bout in February, 2018, welterweight veteran Josh Burkman thought he had maybe fought for the last time.
A nagging neck injury seemingly had put an end to Burkman’s …read more

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Posted on May 8, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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UFC Veteran Brandon Moreno to Meet Maikel Perez for Flyweight Title in LFA 69 Headliner

Former UFC flyweight Brandon Moreno will challenge for the flyweight belt when he faces reigning champion Maikel Perez in the Legacy Fighting Alliance 69 main event. …read more

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LFA 65 Results & Highlights: Brandon Royval sinks a quick armbar on Joby Sanchez

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The LFA flyweight division took center stage on Friday night amid the peaks of the …read more

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Posted on May 5, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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LFA 65 video highlights: Brutal beatdown and slick submission finish the night

LFA 65 took place Friday from Dobson Arena in Vail, Colo. The action aired on AXS TV and included a couple of quick wins to finish the night.
In the night’s …read more

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LFA 65 results: Brandon Royval taps out UFC vet Joby Sanchez

This past November, Brandon Royval (9-4) lost his opportunity to advance to the UFC by suffering a decision loss to Casey Kenney, but on Friday, he extracted some revenge against …read more

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Brandon Royval Catches Joby Sanchez in Slick Armbar in LFA 65 Main Event

After Brandon Royval came up short against Casey Kenney for the Legacy Fighting Alliance flyweight title last November, he vowed to make sure it didn’t happen again. So far, he’s …read more

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Get to know Joanderson Brito ahead of U.S. debut at LFA 65

A Brazilian featherweight prospect makes his U.S. debut Friday for LFA.
Joanderson Brito (10-2-1) takes on Jose Mariscal (9-3) at LFA 65, which takes place at Dobson Arena in Vail, Colo. …read more

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AXS TV Fight of the Week: LFA 65's Jose Mariscal goes to war with Youssef Zalal

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Jose Mariscal def. Youssef Zalal at LFA 57: Best photos

LFA is back in Colorado on Friday night with a solid fight card in ski country.
In the LFA 65 main event, …read more

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Pauline Macias: ‘They’re going to have to kill me for me to not win’ at LFA 65

Since turning pro just under a year ago, strawweight Pauline Macias has had just about everything go her way in her two victories.
First against Brianna Smith at V3 Fights 559 …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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Joby Sanchez, Brandon Royval preview LFA 65 main event with Phoenix Carnevale

LFA returns to Colorado on Friday, and a pair of flyweight contenders fight in the main event.
Former LFA title challenger Brandon Royval (8-4) will take on UFC veteran Joby Sanchez …read more

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MMA Rundown: Crowded MMA weekend with LFA, ONE, Shooto and EFC

That’s a lot of fights. More fun for us all!! Lots and lots to get to, with a crowded weekend including the UFC, Bellator and Invicta. Still, there’s a ton …read more

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Posted on May 3, 2019, 11:16 am By
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Legacy Fighting Alliance 65 Weigh-in Results: Main Card Official

The Legacy Fighting Alliance is returning to Vail, Colo., for LFA 65, where every fighter on the main card has successfully made weight. …read more

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Brandon Moreno signs with LFA, set to challenge for flyweight title in June

Brandon Moreno’s next fight is going to be for a world title.
The former UFC flyweight contender signed a multi-fight contract with LFA on Wednesday night. Now he’s set to …read more

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Posted on May 2, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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Brandon Royval plans to pressure Joby Sanchez in LFA 65 main event

Following two straight wins to start off 2018, flyweight Brandon Royval hit a bit of a road bump in his last bout of the year.
Facing Casey Kenney in a short …read more

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Joby Sanchez plans to ‘put it on’ Brandon Royval in LFA 65 main event

Coming off two losses in 2017, flyweight Joby Sanchez was looking to get back on track when he faced Demetrius Wilson at LFA 58 this past January.
Over the course of …read more

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Adam Stroup: ‘It’s going to get ugly” against Hayward Charles at LFA 65

Looking back on his January unanimous decision victory over Lucas Rota at LFA 57, middleweight Adam Stroup if pleased to have picked up the win, but not happy having to …read more

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AXS TV Fight of the Week: UFC on ESPN+ 8's Cory Sandhagen trounces Luiz Gavinho at LFA 24

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Cory Sandhagen def. Luiz Gavinho at LFA 24: Best photos

Before he made his way to the UFC, Cory Sandhagen was making quick work of opponents in the LFA.
On Saturday, Sandhagen …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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LFA 64 video highlights: Finishes abound at top of card, new champ crowned

LFA 64 took place Friday at Sanford Pentagon | Sioux Falls, South Dakota, and aired on AXS TV. In the main event, Harvey Park (12-2) claimed the promotion’s vacant lightweight …read more

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Posted on April 27, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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LFA 64 live results (9 p.m. ET)

LFA 64 takes place Friday at Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., and you can get join us for live results beginning at 9 p.m. ET.
In the night’s main event, …read more

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AXS TV Fight of the Week: LFA 64's Demarques Jackson chokes out Bobby Lee en route to title shot

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Demarques Jackson def. Bobby Lee at LFA 56: Best photos

LFA is back in South Dakota on Friday night, and the vacant lightweight title is up for grabs.
In the LFA 64 …read more

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Tyler Ray going to do what he’s capable of at LFA 64

For welterweight prospect Tyler Ray, the fact that he’s been able to fight, let alone pick up victories in three of his four bouts, is impressive considering how he’d been …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2019, 5:46 pm By
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Harvey Park, Demarques Jackson preview LFA 64 main event with Phoenix Carnevale

LFA returns to South Dakota on Friday, and the vacant lightweight title is on the line.
Harvey Park (11-2) will take on Demarques Jackson (10-2) in a fight that originally was …read more

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AXS TV Fight of the Week: Watch LFA 64's Harvey Park survive gruesome broken finger to win

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Harvey Park def. Le’Ville Simpson at LFA 53: Best photos

LFA is back in South Dakota on Friday night, and the vacant lightweight title is up for grabs.
One of the fighters …read more

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Legacy Fighting Alliance 64 Weigh-in Results: Title Fight Set

The Legacy Fighting Alliance is returning to Sioux Falls, S.D., for LFA 64, where every professional fighter successfully made weight. …read more

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Demarques Jackson ready to put on ‘performance of a lifeteime’ LFA 64 title fight

Looking back over his 2018, lightweight Demarques Jackson feels like the year went almost perfectly.
In three bouts last year, Jackson managed to win all three, picking up finishes in two …read more

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Posted on April 26, 2019, 12:16 am By
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Harvey Park’s goal is to just win in LFA 64 title fight

When it comes to his January victory over Jaleel Willis at LFA 58, lightweight Harvey Park is pleased with the victory, even though he possibly would have liked to have …read more

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Brian Peterson confident he can finish Ryan Debelak at LFA 64

Though he hasn’t had a lot of output over the course of his first two years as a pro, heavyweight Brian Peterson has been able to be effective in the …read more

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LFA looking California, feeling Minnesota for early summer events

LFA has started to set its schedule for the summer months with a pair of events in Minnesota and California in the weekends following Memorial Day.
LFA 68 is set for …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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LFA 64 Park vs. Jackson Preview: Lightweight title on tap

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The main event of LFA 64 will feature a lightweight title fight between Sheriff’s Deputy Harvey …read more

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Posted on April 22, 2019, 12:46 am By
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Josh Burkman returns at LFA’s first trip to Utah in May

LFA CEO Ed Soares announced earlier this month that the promotion will make its first trip to Utah in May. He has now announced that a high-profile fight between two …read more

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Posted on April 21, 2019, 12:16 pm By
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UFC vets Josh Burkman, William Macario meet in LFA 66 co-main event

A pair of UFC veterans will square off in a welterweight fight when LFA returns to Utah next month.
Josh Burkman (28-17) is set to take on William Macario (9-4) in …read more

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Heavyweight showdown headlines LFA 67 in Branson, Missouri

Legacy Fighting Alliance CEO Ed Soares recently announced that the promotion will feature a heavyweight showdown at the top of LFA 67 when the promotion kicks off Memorial Day weekend …read more

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Posted on April 17, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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LFA 67 set for Branson with Daniel James-Patrick Martin heavyweight main event

LFA returns to Missouri on Memorial Day weekend next month with a heavyweight headliner in Branson.
In the LFA 67 main event, Daniel James (8-3-1) takes on Patrick Martin (7-4) at …read more

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Harvey Park vs. Demarques Jackson fight now for vacant lightweight title at LFA 64

The undisputed lightweight title now will be up for grabs when LFA touches down in South Dakota later this month.
In the LFA 64 main event, Harvey Park (11-2) will take …read more

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Davi Ramos meets LFA lightweight champion Austin Hubbard at UFC Rochester

Austin Hubbard is the latest addition to the UFC roster, and he’s making his Octagon debut against Davi Ramos at UFC’s upcoming Fight Night show in Rochester, New York, on …read more

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Posted on April 10, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Kevin Aguilar honored to share card with Barboza and Gaethje, but eyeing headliner of his own

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Kevin Aguilar def. Enrique Barzola at UFC Philadelphia: Best photos

PHILADELPHIA – Between Bellator, Legacy FC, LFA and Dana White’s Contender Series, Kevin Aguilar has traveled through his fair share of …read more

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Casey Kenney: Ray Borg’s ‘in a world of trouble’ at UFC on ESPN 2

Prior to his victory over Vince Cachero at LFA 62 on March 22, bantamweight Casey Kenney had stated how he was looking to make the move to the UFC, but …read more

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LFA 63 video highlights: Brutal finish earns Derrick Krantz an invitation from Dana White

LFA 63 took place Friday at Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas, and aired on AXS TV. In the main event, Derrick Krantz (24-10) picked up a brutal first-round …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Derrick Krantz Delivers Brutal KO of Justin Patterson at LFA 63

The LFA’s top-rated welterweight contender made sure he remained in title contention and he did it in spectacular fashion. …read more

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Posted on March 30, 2019, 4:16 am By
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UFC newcomer Sabina Mazo has different vision of success than Maycee Barber

WILMINGTON, Del. – Only Maycee Barber and Yanan Wu are younger than Sabina Mazo in the UFC flyweight division.
But unlike the outspoken Barber, another former LFA standout who wants to …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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AXS TV Fight of the Week: Is LFA 63's Kailan Hill MMA's next 'IT' fighter?

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Kailan Hill def. Adam Fugitt at LFA 51: Best photos

LFA is back in Texas tonight, and one of the fighters you’ll be able to see on AXS TV just might …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Armando Villarreal plans to show off improvements at LFA 63

Coming into 2018 off his first career loss to close out 2017, bantamweight prospect Armando Villarreal knew he was going to have to make the most of his opportunity when …read more

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Posted on March 29, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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MMA Rundown: March 29th-30th - CES, LFA lead another packed weekend

Another busy weekend, as the month of March draws to a close with a lot of familiar faces and surging talent. Another very packed weekend is ahead, with tons of …read more

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Justin Patterson believes he can get the knockout against Derrick Krantz at LFA 63

When it comes to his two wins in 2018, welterweight Justin Patterson sees a night and day difference in how he was able to perform in some of aspects of …read more

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Hailey Cowan excited to showcase her Muay Thai style at LFA 63

After going undefeated during her run in the amateurs, flyweight prospect Hailey Cowan ended up suffering a defeat in her first pro fight last May to Victoria Leonardo at LFA …read more

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Jake Heffernan predicts second-round finish in LFA 63 co-main event

Following the trend of his first two years in fighting, featherweight Jake Heffernan was able to once again go undefeated with two wins in 2018 to raise his record to …read more

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Posted on March 28, 2019, 12:16 am By
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LFA 65: Brandon Royval vs. Joby Sanchez booked for main event in Colorado

LFA is heading back to Colorado this spring with a flyweight contenders fight in the main event.
Former LFA title challenger Brandon Royval (8-4) will take on UFC veteran Joby Sanchez …read more

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LFA double champ Casey Kenney steps in to fight Ray Borg at UFC on ESPN 2

As expected, Casey Kenney is getting his UFC shot, though maybe not in the way he expected.
The 26-year-old Legacy Fighting Alliance star has stepped in on less than one week’s …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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LFA double champ Casey Kenney steps in vs. Ray Borg on short notice at UFC Philadelphia

Ray Borg’s road to his octagon return has been filled with hardship, so what’s one more hiccup along the way?
Borg (11-3 MMA, 5-3 UFC) has experienced a fight week opponent …read more

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Posted on March 26, 2019, 3:16 am By
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