thomas-almeida.jpgWith a featherweight title main event set, Legacy Fighting Championship now has a featherweight co-feature for its December card.

Thomas Almeida (14-0) will meet George Pacurariu (5-2) in the co-main event of Legacy FC 26. Legacy promoter Mick Maynard confirmed the fight booking with MMAjunkie.com.

Legacy FC 26 takes place Dec. 6 at Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio. The main card airs on AXS TV. The main event features a 145-pound title fight between Leonard Garcia and Kevin Aguilar.

Almeida, from Brazil, brings an unbeaten record into the fight, including a first-round knockout win in his lone Legacy bout at Legacy FC 15, where he stopped Cody Williams. Just this past Friday, Almeida, a Chute Boxe-trained fighter, had to leave the first round for the first time. Deep into the second, he stopped Cemir Silva with punches in Brazil. Prior to that, the 22-year-old’s first 13 pro fights were first-round stoppage wins.

Pacurariu, a two-fight Legacy veteran, will look to get back in the win column after the cageside doctor shut down his fight against Aaron Cerda in the third round at Legacy FC 22 in August, giving Cerda the TKO win. Prior to that, Pacurariu had a four-fight winning streak that included two submissions and a first-round knockout of Steven Peterson at Legacy FC 19.

For the latest on Legacy FC 26, stay tuned to the MMA Rumors section of the site.

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