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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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 >>

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

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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 >>

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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 >>

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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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Legacy FC 37 took place Friday, and in the headliner, one of the sport’s more durable sluggers announced his retirement.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, Featured, Featured Videos, News, Videos read news >>

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Leonard Garcia’s UFC comeback hopes are over, while Daniel Pineda might be due for a second chance.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News read news >>

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Muhammed Lawal’s career and legacy are in a very difficult place. With his upcoming bout against Joe Vedepo at Bellator 131, the former Strikeforce champion has his chance to gain his sixth win in the Bellator MMA cage since joining the promotion in 2013. However, his legacy as an important name in mixed martial arts continues to be damaged because he is fighting what many would consider “lesser” opponents. Outside of the fight with Quinton “Rampage” Jackson at Bellator 120, years have passed si read news >>

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