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  • 15 days ago
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After announcing UFC veteran Anthony Njokuani as the headliner for Legacy FC 38, the February card now is complete with the addition of nine more pro bouts. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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UFC and WEC veteran Anthony Njokuani has verbally agreed to a multi-fight deal with Legacy Fighting Championship, promoter Mick Maynard revealed on Wednesday. read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Life after ZUFFA? You betcha. Former World Extreme Cagefighting (WEC) and Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight veteran Anthony Njokuani was sent packing earlier this week after spending several years inside the Octagon. Unfortunately, "The Assassin" was just 3-5 under the UFC banner and seven of his eight fights went to a decision. No matter. Njokuani (16-9, 1 NC) will get a chance to turn things around and work his way back up to the big leagues when he makes his debut for Legacy Fi read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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Veteran lightweight Anthony Njokuani has verbally agreed to a multi-fight deal with Legacy FC following his recent release from the UFC, Legacy FC owner Mick Maynard confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Wednesday. A 34-year-old former kickboxer, Njokuani (16-9, 1 NC) has been a mainstay in the WEC/UFC 155-pound division since his 2009 debut, fighting 15 times and scoring memorable KO/TKO wins over Chris Horodecki, Edward Faaloloto and Roger Bowling, among others. Njokuani entered the UFC as one of th read news >>

  • 16 days ago
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After a lengthy 15-fight run with the UFC and WEC, Anthony Njokuani has received his walking papers and found a new home.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, UFC read news >>

  • 18 days ago
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Igor Subora may have already claimed a championship, but believes a win over UFC veteran Brandon Vera at ONE FC: Warrior's Way would be historic. read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Flyweight Matt Betzold, whose left leg was amputated when he was six years old, has signed a professional contract with Legacy Fighting Championship. The signing, which was first reported Tuesday by Sherdog, represents an unprecedented moment for MMA. The 31-year-old Betzold is 6-3 as a professional flyweight, with five victories by way of submission. According to the Sherdog report, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard has scheduled Betzold's debut for February 27. Betzold trains with Team Alpha Mal read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Matt Betzold has a new place to call home. Riding a four-fight winning streak, the one-legged flyweight has signed a multi-fight deal with Legacy FC, promoter Mick Maynard told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. "I wanted to let you know we signed Matt Betzold to a multi fight deal," Maynard said. "His first fight with us will be on February 27th in Houston with the opponent still to be decided." Betzold was signed with World Series of Fighting but, according to Legacy FC’s Maynard, "he is definitely n read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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Matt Betzold is the latest fighter to take on a serious MMA career, but he's doing it with a chip on his shoulder and an extra leg to stand on. Well okay, maybe not three legged, but that was how he wanted to be known when he spoke to MMA Sentinel recently. And when you can really detach half your leg and carry it around with you, who am I to say you don't technically have three? Betzold is continuing his assault on the able bodied in MMA this coming February, when he debuts for Legacy FC. He's read news >>

  • 23 days ago
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No leg? No problem! Legacy Fighting Championship (Legacy FC) has signed flyweight Matt Betzold, who will make his debut for the popular regional mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion at Legacy FC 39 on Feb. 27, 2015, against an opponent to be named. From the Legacy FC website (via MMA Junkie): A decorated grappler, Betzold racked up a 4-1 record as an amateur before turning pro. However, the process of becoming a pro for Betzold was harder than for most fighters. Betzold's life drastically changed read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Texas-based promotion Legacy Fighting Championship has signed amputee Matt Betzold to a multi-fight deal. read news >>

  • 24 days ago
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Matt Betzold will go for his fifth straight win when he fights early next year at Legacy FC 39.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, MMA Rumors, News read news >>

  • a month ago
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Daniel Pineda bounced back in a big way after being ousted by the UFC, making quick work of Leonard Garcia, who then announced his retirement. read news >>

  • a month ago
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Popular brawler Leonard Garcia announced his retirement following a first-round loss to Daniel Pineda at Legacy Fighting Championship 37 on Friday night. read news >>

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