Rafael Barbosa Brazil Featherweight Prospect making his third Legacy Fighting Alliance appearance fighting featherweight prospect Jamall Emmers. Barbosa is a top 3 Featherweight Prospect in the United States. Winner of this fight potentially has the opportunity for the vacated LFA Featherweight Title.
Barbosa, from Brazil, is a protege of former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator standout Lyoto Machida. In his promotional debut at LFA 63, he took a unanimous decision from Cameron Graves with UFC president Dana White looking on. He followed that up with a first-round TKO over Nate Jennerman at LFA 68 in May. The win was his seventh straight.
Team Alpha Male Top 5 MMA Gym in the world with Urijah Faber, Joseph Benavidez, Cody Gardbrandt and now… Salaiman Ahmadyar. Ahmadyar 26 Year old Lightweight 7-1 record is making his second appearance with the Legacy Fighting Alliance. Fighting Jacob Rosales United States Lightweight Prospect.
Salaiman Ahmadyar last fight beat Don Mohammed for the Dragon House Lightweight Title and now looking to win the LFA Lightweight Title.
Salaiman Ahmadyar vs Jacob Rosales is a exciting regional MMA fight for LFA. Definitely watching the first generation United States immigrant living his American Dream!!
Steve Garcia Jr controversially defeated Jose Mariscal in a CHAOTIC fight that was entertaining back and forth. Garcia Jr showed some promise and things to work on such as cardio and FIGHT IQ but he’s a world class fighter.
Legacy Fighting Alliance is the top feeder league in the United States, Promotion Steve Garcia Jr should stay and win the LFA Featherweight Title. LFA Featherweight Title is vacated, Fight between Steve Garcia Jr and the winner of Jamall Emmers vs Rafael Barbosa.