Undefeated Brazilian prospect Leonardo Leite has signed a deal with Legacy FC, and he will debut in a title fight.
Unbeaten in MMA, the jiu-jitsu and judo specialist will make his promotional debut in a five-round fight against Myron Dennis in September, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Monday.
The light heavyweight showdown will headline the Legacy FC 35 card in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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