By Nolan King |
January 30, 2021 8: 00 am
LFA is on the verge of a milestone event.
The unofficial UFC and Bellator feeder league will host its 100th event, LFA 100, on Friday, Feb. 19 on the Hartman Enviornment in Park City, Kan., the promotion launched Wednesday. The event’s major card will circulation on UFC Fight Stream after prelims on Fb.
LFA launched in January 2017, following a merger between Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy FC. Since that point, LFA has promoted fights though-provoking a large assortment of opponents who went on to signal contracts with the UFC and Bellator.
UFC flyweight Jimmy Flick used to be the closing man to preserve the promotion’s 125-pound title, but he vacated after a UFC contract-incomes efficiency on Dana White’s Contender Series.
In LFA history, there had been five 125-pound champions. None of them occupy wished to set forth a successful title defense to earn a name to the astronomical demonstrate. Roberto Sanchez, Casey Kenney, Brandon Royval and Brandon Moreno all had been signed by the UFC earlier than placing their belts on the dual carriageway.
Joining the flyweight title challengers at LFA 100 is a middleweight tournament semifinal fight between DWCS alumni Anthony Adams (8-2) and Gregory Rodrigues (7-3). The winner will prefer on Josh Fremd (7-1), who used to be victorious at Friday’s LFA 98, for the LFA middleweight title later this year.
Additionally, DWCS alum Steven Nguyen (6-1) takes on Raihere Dudes (8-1) at featherweight. The fight will most probably be Nguyen’s first since he used to be knocked out by Aalon Cruz on DWCS in 2019.
The contemporary LFA 100 lineup entails:
- Victor Altamirano (8-1) vs. Carlos Mota (5-0) – for vacant flyweight title
- Anthony Adams (8-2) vs. Gregory Rodrigues (7-3) – middleweight tournament semifinal
- Steven Nguyen (6-1) vs. Raihere Dudes (8-1)
- Charles Johnson (7-2) vs. Karlee Pangilian (6-0)
- Christian Natividad (2-0) vs. Evan Woolsey (1-1)