Training Injury Postpones Evangelista ‘Cyborg’ Santos’ Legacy Fighting Championship Debut
Legacy Fighting Championship
debut will have to wait.
Promotion officials informed Sherdog.com on Thursday that the
Brazilian suffered an injury during training, leaving him unable to
L FC 17 as originally anticipated. He will be replaced in the
evening’s headliner by Bellator and Sengoku veteran Dan
Hornbuckle. LFC 17 takes place in San Antonio, Texas on Feb. 1,
and the main card will be broadcast on AXS-TV.
Anchored at American Top Team, Hornbuckle posted a 3-3 mark during
a six-fight stint with Bellator, including victories over Tyler
Stinson, Steve Carl
Blackburn. “The Handler” was defeated in his last two outings
with the promotion, dropping unanimous verdicts to Brent
Weedman and Luis Santos
Santos has lost six of his past nine appearances, most recently
falling to Jordan Mein
at Strikeforce “Barnett vs. Kharitonov” via third-round TKO. Prior
to that defeat, the Chute Boxe Academy representative was submitted
by then-Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz in
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Legacy Fighting Championship added a pair of jiu-jitsu experts to the September card in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
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No opponents for Lovato and Rader have been announced yet.
Lovato makes his MMA debut in the middleweight division after a successful career in jiu-jitsu, becoming the second more
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Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) returns with episode 12 of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19, coached by Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn, and this is the last hoorah before this weekend's live Finale on Sunday night (June 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Who will advance to the final round?
We'll find out tonight, as Dhiego Lima takes on Roger Zapata in middleweight action, while Matt Van Buren battles Daniel Spohn at light heavyweight. Already moving on to the Mandalay Bay is Eddie Gord more
Get the flop out of here! Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White isn't exactly the biggest fan of soccer; or Futbol. So it's unlikely that the Las Vegas fight boss is in tuning in to the 2014 World Cup -- which is currently taking place in Brazil -- like the rest of the world is. White and UFC, however, wasted no time in taking a jab at soccer in this latest promotional video for this weekend's (Sat., July 5, 2014) UFC 175 pay-per-view (PPV) event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Sparked more
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Thiago Alves will have to sit on the sidelines again following a knee injury.Filed under: News, UFC more