Category Archives: Legacy FC

AXS TV ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE AS PART OF EXPANDED MMA LINEUP

AXS TV ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE AS PART OF EXPANDED MMA LINEUP AXS TV ANNOUNCES LONG-TERM AGREEMENT WITH LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE AS PART OF EXPANDED MMA LINEUP Newly Formed Promotion Will Air 30 Live Events as Part of AXS TV FIGHTS’ Expanded 2017 Schedule Los Angeles – Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 – AXS TV FIGHTS and the LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE (LFA) today announced an exclusive, long-term broadcasting agreement. The multi-year pact will see AXS TV FIGHTS broadcast 30 live LFA events in 2017. The newly formed LFA is the result of a merger between Legacy Fighting Championship and Resurrection Fighting Alliance, both of which rose to national prominence on AXS TV FIGHTS. The merger and new broadcast agreement now set the stage for the LFA and AXS TV FIGHTS to expand on their reputations as the proving ground for the next generation...

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B.J. Penn says ‘I Am Here to Finish Ricardo Lamas’ on ‘INSIDE MMA’

B.J. Penn says ‘I Am Here to Finish Ricardo Lamas’ on ‘INSIDE MMA’ B.J. PENN SAYS ‘I AM HERE TO FINISH RICARDO LAMAS’ ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ Plus, T.J. Dillashaw is Waiting for His Title Rematch with Dominick Cruz and Highlights from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59 Los Angeles – Sept. 16, 2016 – When UFC Hall of Famer and former welterweight and lightweight champion B.J. Penn returns to the octagon next month after a two-year layoff to face featherweight Ricardo Lamas, he has only one thing on his mind. “I am here to finish Lamas,” Penn told INSIDE MMA hosts Mauro Ranallo and Bas Rutten tonight during their conversation about his UFC comeback and quest for a record third division title. Watch Penn’s full interview here:http://bit.ly/IMMA_BJPenn Former UFC Bantamweight Champion T.J. Dillashaw shared his thoughts on fighter rankings and a rematch...

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Official Weigh In Results for AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59

Official Weigh In Results for AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59 ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59’ OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS Los Angeles – Sept. 15, 2016 – Here are the official weigh in results for tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59. The main card airs live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT with commentary from Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello from the Arena Theatre in Houston. Official weigh-in results for Legacy 59 are as follows, fighters’ record and official weight (in pounds) are listed in parenthesis. Televised Main Card: Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Trevin Giles (7-0, 183.8) vs. Ike Villanueva (12-7, 184.5) Co-Main Event – Lightweight Fight – Justin Reiswerg (10-6, 154.8) vs. Jason Langellier (4-0, 155.8) Bantamweight Fight – Chris Pham (5-5, 135.1) vs. Domingo Pilarte (5-1, 135.6) Bantamweight...

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Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson Prelims, Legacy FC 59 & Canelo vs. Smith Coverage

Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson Prelims, Legacy FC 59 & Canelo vs. Smith Coverage For Immediate Release – September 15, 2016 Fight Network Presents Live UFC Fight Night: Poirier vs. Johnson Prelims, Legacy FC 59 & Canelo vs. Smith Coverage Toronto – Fight Network, the world’s premier 24/7 multi-platform channel dedicated to complete coverage of combat sports, presents an action-packed weekend of live combat sports action, including the live prelims for UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: POIRIER vs. JOHNSON on Saturday, Sept. 17 at 8 p.m. ET, a live broadcast of LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 59 on Friday, Sept. 16 at 10 p.m. ET, plus live coverage ahead of Saturday’s showdown between Canelo Alvarez and Liam Smith. Fight Network will air the live UFC FIGHT NIGHT®: POIRIER vs. JOHNSON prelims across Canada. In featured bouts from Hidalgo, Texas, Mexico’s Gabriel Benitez (18-6) battles...

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Mackenzie Dern Makes Weight for AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 58

Mackenzie Dern Makes Weight for AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 58   MACKENZIE DERN MAKES WEIGHT AND LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT SET FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 58’ Los Angeles – July 21, 2016 – Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu World Champion Mackenzie Dern (0-0) made weight today ahead of her highly anticipated professional MMA debut tomorrow night on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 58. The live broadcast kicks off at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between Robert Drysdale (6-0, 1 NC) and Ryan Spann (9-2). AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello will call the action from the Golden Nugget Casino Hotel in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Check out INSIDE MMA’s in-depth feature on Dern leading up to her debut: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Dern Official weigh-in results for Legacy 58 are as follows. Fighters’ record and weight (in pounds) are listed in...

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Four First Round Finishes and Kevin Aguilar Wins the Featherweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 57’

Four First Round Finishes and Kevin Aguilar Wins the Featherweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 57’   WHEN IT COMES TO TRAINING, HOW MUCH IS TOO MUCH? EDDIE ALVAREZ SAYS HE DOESN’T BELIEVE IN OVER-TRAINING AFTER COMPLETING OVER 150 SPARRING SESSIONS WHILE PREPPING FOR NEXT UFC FIGHT ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ TONIGHT Plus, ‘INSIDE MMA’ Interviews Daniel Cormier, Cain Velqasquez and Cub Swanson Four First Round Finishes and Kevin Aguilar Wins the Featherweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 57’ Los Angeles – July 1, 2016 – In an interview on AXS TV’s INSIDE MMA tonight, UFC lightweight contender Eddie Alvarez told series hosts Mauro Ranallo and Bas Rutten he does not believe in over-training and has participated in over 150 sparring sessions so far in preparation for first-ever UFC title fight next week. Alverez’s full interview from tonight’s...

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Official Weigh-In Results for AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 57

Official Weigh-In Results for AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 57   OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 57’ Los Angeles – June 30, 2016 – Legacy Fighting Championship featherweight title contenders Tony Kelley (5-0) and Kevin Aguilar (10-1) both made weight today for tomorrow night’s scheduled headlining championship fight on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY 57. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello call the action live Friday night starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from Diamond Jack’s Casino in Bossier City, Louisiana. Official weigh-in results for Legacy 57 are as follows. Fighters’ weight (in pounds) and professional record is listed in parenthesis. Televised Main Card: Featherweight Title Fight – Tony Kelly (5-0, 143.4) vs. Kevin Aguilar (10-1, 144.3) Welterweight Fight – Dave Burrow (14-7, 170.1) vs. Derrick Krantz (17-9, 170.8) Middleweight Fight – Charles Byrd (7-4, 186.1) vs. Quentin Henry (10-3, 185.8)...

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Mark Hunt Talks Brock Lesnar on ‘Inside MMA,’ Plus Legacy 56 Highlights

Mark Hunt Talks Brock Lesnar on ‘Inside MMA,’ Plus Legacy 56 Highlights   MARK HUNT WEIGHS IN ON HIS FIGHT WITH BROCK LESNAR ON AXS TV’S ‘INSIDE MMA’ Plus, Bas Rutten and Josh Barnett Don Wigs and Hit the Mat; and Don’t Miss Interviews with Bellator’s Michael Chandler and Matt Mitrione Right After Their Victories Tonight Steven Peterson Submits Champ Manny Vazquez to Claim the Legacy Fighting Championship Bantamweight Title on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY 56’ Los Angeles – June 24, 2016 – Just two weeks out of his anticipated bout with combat sports superstar Brock Lesnar, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt took a short break from training tonight to speak with INSIDE MMA series host Bas Rutten and guest host and former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett, who filled in for regular host Mauro Ranallo, about his upcoming fight at UFC 200: http://bit.ly/IMMA_Hunt INSIDE MMA took advantage of Rutten...

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Official Weigh-In Results for Legacy 56, Plus Josh Barnett Hosts Inside MMA Tomorrow Night

Official Weigh-In Results for Legacy 56, Plus Josh Barnett Hosts Inside MMA Tomorrow Night   OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 56’ TOMORROW NIGHT Plus, Josh Barnett Guest Hosts ‘INSIDE MMA’ Alongside Bas Rutten Tomorrow Night with Special Guest Mark Hunt Los Angeles – June 23, 2016 – Here are the official weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 56 where Legacy Bantamweight Champion Manny Vasquez (9-1) will put his belt on the line against 9-fight Legacy veteran Steven Peterson (13-4) in the main event. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich and renowned broadcaster “The Voice” Michael Schiavello call the action live at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from The Bomb Factor in Dallas. Immediately following AXS TV FIGHTS, former UFC Heavyweight Champion and commentator for AXS TV’s NEW JAPAN PRO WRESTLING Josh Barnett will guest host INSIDE...

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Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 55’ Tomorrow Night

Official Weigh-In Results for ‘AXS TV Fights: Legacy Fighting Championship 55’ Tomorrow Night OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 55’ TOMORROW NIGHT LOS ANGELES – May 12, 2016 – Here are the official weigh-in results for tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 55 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from the Arena Theater in Houston. The televised main card features seven fights headlined by a heavyweight clash between undefeated Justin Ledet (6-0) and Brice Ritani-Coe (4-3). The official weigh-in results for Legacy 55 are as follows. Weight (in pounds) is listed in parenthesis: Main Card – Begins at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT on AXS TV Main Event – Heavyweight Fight – Brice Ritani-Coe (265.5) vs. Justin Ledet (231.6 Co-Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Brandon Farran (186.7) vs. Ike Villanueva (186.6) Middleweight Fight – Bilal Williams (184)...

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