LFA CEO Ed Soares reported today that the advancement will have its third occasion of 2021 in Kansas. The headliner of LFA 99 will highlight a light-heavyweight world title battle between a previous victor and a flooding prospect. The victor will be the fourth 205-pound champion in LFA history. The three past heroes are as of now battling in the UFC and Bellator. The headliner will include a light-heavyweight title battle between previous Legacy FC champion Myron Dennis and accommodation academic Fabio Cherant. The whole principle card will be accessible worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
LFA 99 Fight Details
- Main Event: Dennis vs Cherant
- Date: Friday, February 12, 2021
- Time: 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
- Location: Hartman Arena
- Venue: Park City, Kansas, United States
- TV Channel: ESPN+, DAZN
- Live Stream: FuboTV (Try For Nothing)
Dennis (18-7) is quite possibly the most mainstream contenders to have emerged from the Legacy FC advancement. The Oklahoma local vanquished previous UFC heavyweight title challenger Paul Buentello to catch the Legacy FC light-heavyweight title at Legacy FC 29. Dennis likewise contended in Legacy FC’s kickboxing advancement LK just as GLORY Kickboxing. He at that point proceeded to contend on the UFC’s unscripted tv show The Ultimate Fighter 23 (TUF 23). Dennis dazzled UFC President Dana White with his tip-top striking abilities that caused him to advance to the quarter-finals of TUF 23. When LFA was made after the consolidation of RFA and Legacy FC, Dennis would proceed with his triumphant ways by overcoming current UFC contender Danilo Marques in the headliner of LFA 9. Dennis would get back to GLORY Kickboxing in 2018 yet made a victorious re-visitation of MMA the next year. He is presently riding a 3-battle win streak with his latest success coming against Dylan Potter in the co-headliner of LFA 95.
Current (6-1) is quite possibly the most encouraging light-heavyweight possibilities to arise on the world phase of MMA as of late. The Boston local and Joe Lauzon protégé won his initial four expert sessions in 2018. Each of the four of those successes dropped via accommodation. The initial two were through Guillotine Choke, while the subsequent half stopped via Rear Naked Choke. The pleased Haitian-American carried an entirely different importance to the appellation “The Boston Strangler” and his standing grabbed the eye of another celebrated New Englander, UFC President Dana White. Cognizant was welcome to feature a Dana White’s Contender Series occasion on ESPN+ in what might be only his fifth expert battle. The man is all the more lovingly known as “Water Buffalo” didn’t get the success that evening, however acquired a universe of involvement and reputation that he would use in his next session, which turned out to be his LFA debut at LFA 86. Intelligible indeed won with a gag, however this opportunity it came through Anaconda Choke.
Main Card (Available worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS®):
Myron Dennis vs Fabio Cherant (Main Event | Light-Heavyweight Title Bout)
Brant Moore vs Back Huskic (Co-Main Event | Lightweight Bout)
Fernando Padilla vs Nate Richardson (Featherweight Bout)
Cody Brundage vs Joe Kropschot (Middleweight Bout)
Valerie Soto vs Flore Hani (Women’s Flyweight Bout)
Darian Weeks vs Nikolay Veretennikov (Welterweight Bout)
Trevor Wallace vs Cesar Gutierrez (Heavyweight Bout)
Primer Card (Available worldwide on Facebook.com/LFAfighting):
Gerrica Trias vs Kawehi Wallace (Women’s Flyweight Bout)
Manuel Medina vs Chancey Wilson (Flyweight Bout)