The Legacy Fighting Championship may soon crown a flyweight king, but it will not happen this summer. Thursday confirmed with Legacy promoter Mick Maynard that the planned flyweight title showdown between Will Campuzano and Jimmy Flick was scratched from the LFC 13 bill after Campuzano suffered an ankle injury. The planned co-headliner, a heavyweight championship affair between Jared Rosholt and Derrick Lewis, will now serve as the show's main event. LFC 13 takes place Aug. 17 at the Dallas Convention Center as part of the Europa Get Fit and Sports Expo and airs live on AXS TV.

Campuzano, 26, was originally supposed to meet Bellator vet Chad Robichaux for the Texas-based promotion's flyweight strap at LFC 12 last month, but that bout was canceled just hours prior to the event after Robichaux was forced to withdraw due to medical issues. Campuzano has won back-to-back fights since receiving his UFC release in early 2011.

Flick is undefeated through his five-fight career. The 21-year-old last competed on June 30, finishing Adan de la Garza with an arm-triangle choke, a maneuver “The Brick” has used to stop three of his five career victims in his two years as a professional.

view original article >>

Report here if this news is invalid.

Related News

Matt Brown Withdraws from Fight with Kelvin Gastelum, Future of Bout Uncertain

  • 25 days ago

Matt Brown, citing an injury, has been forced to pull out of his November 21 main event bout with Kelvin Gastelum. The popular welterweight evidently injured his ankle while training, according to a read news >>

Matt Brown says he's out of UFC Fight Night 78 headliner vs. Kelvin Gastelum

  • 25 days ago

Less than three weeks before their fight in Mexico, Matt Brown is out of his welterweight main event against Kelvin Gastelum.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

UFC Fight Night 77 headliner Dan Henderson: The underdog to end all underdogs

  • 25 days ago

Going into Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 77 main event against Vitor Belfort in Brazil, Dan Henderson will fight as an underdog for the 10th straight time. Filed under: News, UFC read news >>

Knockout Radio Podcast: UFC Headliner Rose Namajunas

  • 26 days ago

Join Knockout Radio for the podcast featuring new UFC Fight Night 80 headliner Rose Namajunas and all the week's hottest MMA news. read news >>

UFC 193 headliner Ronda Rousey 'happy to be the most drug tested in the UFC'

  • 27 days ago

There was a time when the level of drug testing Ronda Rousey got in MMA left her stunned – and not in a good way. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

Barboza Faces Ferguson after Khabib Injury

  • 29 days ago

The long-awaited comeback of unbeaten Khabib Nurmagomedov has been postponed once more, as an injury has sidelined "The Eagle" and forced him out of his December 11 bout against fellow read news >>

Joanna Calderwood Reveals Injury That Killed Paige VanZant Fight

  • 28 days ago

Eighth-ranked women's strawweight Joanne Calderwood explains the injury that forced her out of her scheduled UFC Fight Night 80 bout against Paige VanZant. read news >>

Bellator 145's Justin Lawrence: It 'took a couple days' to get over Pat Curran injury

  • 28 days ago

Justin Lawrence admits he was devastated when he lost out on the biggest fight of his career at Bellator 145. Filed under: Bellator, News read news >>

UFC's Khabib Nurmagomedov after latest injury: 'I'm not sure if I will ever come back'

  • 28 days ago

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov apparently has serious doubts about his future following his latest injury setback. Filed under: Featured, News, UFC read news >>

Twitter reacts to Khabib Nurmagomedov's injury, and Tony Ferguson keeps it classy

  • 29 days ago

One of December’s most anticipated bouts will no longer take place because lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is out of his scheduled contest with Tony Ferguson due to injury.Filed under: News read news >>