Legacy Fighting Alliance takes over the Mystic Showroom in May
MMA RETURNS WITH LFA 12
AT MYSTIC LAKE ON MAY 19
Tickets On Sale Now
PRIOR LAKE – APRIL 3, 2017 – Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that LFA will bring an action-packed LFA event to Minnesota in May. This will be the twelfth LFA event after the strategic merger between leading developmental organizations Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) and Legacy Fighting Championship (Legacy FC).
"I am excited to complete our first dozen LFA events with a return to Minnesota with our inaugural welterweight world title fight at LFA 12 in Prior Lake on May 19."
The main event of LFA 12 will crown the first-ever LFA welterweight world champion. Longtime RF standout Ben "The Baker" Neumann will battle former Legacy FC welterweight champion Derrick "D-Rock" Krantz for the inaugural 170-pound title. LFA 12 - Neumann vs. Madrid takes place Friday, May 19 at the Mystic Showroom in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The entire main card will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
Tickets for LFA 12 - Neumann vs. Madrid are available for purchase NOW at mysticlake.com.
In September, RFA and Legacy FC officials announced that they would be merging to form the premier developmental organization in Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) starting in January 2017. RFA and Legacy FC have launched the careers of over 100 athletes that have reached the pinnacle of MMA by competing in the UFC.
LFA 12 will be the promotion's second visit to the "Land of 10,000 Lakes" (Minnesota). RFA and Legacy FC hosted nine combined events in the state of Minnesota. Six of those events took place under the RFA banner inside the Mystic Showroom.
Please visit LFAfighting.com for bout updates and information. LFA is on Facebook at Legacy Fighting Alliance. LFA is also on Instagram at @LFAfighting and Twitter at @LFAfighting.
Tickets to see LFA 12 at 5 p.m. Friday, May 19 in the Mystic Showroom are available starting at $35. Contact the Mystic Box Office at 952-496-6563 or visit mysticlake.com for more details.
Event: LFA 12
Date: Friday, May 19
Time: 5 pm
Place: Mystic Showroom®
Tickets: Starting at $35
Sale Date: On Sale Now
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