American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu standouts Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader sign multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships. Legacy Fighting President Mick Maynard has confirmed that American Brazilian Jiu Jitsu champions Rafael Lovato Jr and Justin Rader has signed multiple fight deals with Legacy Fighting Championships and make their debuts on September 26 at the Hard Rock Casino in Tulsa, Oklahoma on the LFC 35 fight card.
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Legacy Fighting Championship added a pair of jiu-jitsu experts to the September card in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Scheduled for September 26 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, Legacy FC 35 will feature the promotional debut of grappling wizards Rafael Lovato Jr. and Justin Rader, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com.
No opponents for Lovato and Rader have been announced yet.
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