In just two short years, Carlos Diego Ferreira has become one of the top lightweight prospects in Texas. His latest victory, at Legacy FC 20, was just the latest step in a long journey. read news >>
In a battle of Brazilians, Carlos Diego Ferreira upset well-traveled veteran Carlo Prater in the Legacy Fighting Championship 20 main event on Friday night at the American Bank Center Arena in Corpus Christi, Texas. read news >>
The unheralded Carlos Diego Ferreira was overmatched in terms of experience against longtime veteran Carlo Prater. But as he proved in a decision win, he was not outclassed in skill. read news >>
Next week's Legacy FC 20 event is set with 10 bouts, including a Carlo Prater and Carlos Diego Ferreira headliner, as well as a late change to the evening's main card. read news >>
Legacy Fighting Championship added a lightweight bout between Carlo Prater (31-13-1 MMA) and Carlos Diego Ferreira (6-0 MMA) as main event to its next show, Legacy FC 20, that will be held at American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, Texas.
Prater is a former WEC, UFC and StrikeForce veteran. He went 1-1 in the UFC before losing to Marcus LeVesseur on October 5, 2012 at UFC on FX 5 via split decision what caused his release from the organisation. After that the Brazilian fought Kuniyoshi Hiro read news >>
Eleven fights are now set for Legacy Fighting Championship 20, including a lightweight headliner between UFC veteran Carlo Prater and undefeated Carlos Diego Ferreira. read news >>
Legacy Fighting Championship has upped the ante with a UFC, Strikeforce and WEC vet in the main event. Legacy FC 20 will will be headlined by a lightweight bout between Carlo Prater and Carlos Diego Ferreira. read news >>
Recently released UFC lightweight Carlo Prater will try to halt a two-fight skid in Tokyo on Christmas Eve when he takes on Shooto 154-pound world champ and fellow Octagon vet Kuniyoshi Hironaka. read news >>
MINNEAPOLIS - In a bout in which Carlo Prater's jiu-jitsu and Marcus LeVesseur's wrestling canceled each other out, LeVesseur took home a split decision.
The official scores were 29-28, 29-28 and 28-29 for LeVesseur in a bout that failed to rile his hometown Minneapolis crowd.
The preliminary-card bout took place at Target Center in Minneapolis and aired live on FUEL TV before main-card fights on FX.
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Dennis Hallman and Thiago Tavares' loss is Marcus LeVesseur and Carlo Prater's gain.
After Hallman was pulled from Friday's UFC on FX 5 card because he was seven pounds overweight, LeVesseur and Prater have taken his spot on the FUEL TV-televised preliminary card.
The lightweights initially were slated to fight in one of the night's two fights on a Facebook stream.
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Some of Carlo Prater's colleagues had long implored him to make a trip to Coconut Creek, Fla.
The Brazilian, who fights Marcus LeVesseur at Friday's UFC on FX 5 event, finally took up their offer and based his fight camp at the famed American Top Team.
"All I needed to do is put a little money together, purchase a flight and show up," Prater told MMAjunkie.com. "I'm really enjoying it here. I'm not leaving this team."
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