FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 11
LFA 91: NJOKUANI vs. TORRES
CHIDI “CHIDI BANG BANG” NJOKUANI
CRISTIAN “MASACRE” TORRES
PLUS THE RETURN OF
FORMER LFA TITLE CHALLENGERS
KYLE STEWART, JAMAL POGUES, and TIM HILEY
TWO-TIME ALL-AMERICAN ATHLETE
“ALL HAIL” HAILEY COWAN
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA
LAS VEGAS, NV – On Thursday, September 10th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 91: Njokuani vs. Torres from the Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The main event will feature an explosive middleweight showdown between knockout artists Chidi Njokuani (18-7) and Cristian Torres (15-10). LFA 91 will be a closed-door event that will take place inside the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. The main card will be available tonight LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
LFA and Sanford Pentagon officials implemented strict health codes, safeguards, and Coronavirus (COVID-19) testing protocols throughout the week. In accordance with these guidelines, every athlete competing at LFA 91 has tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Every fighter, except Cristian Torres, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Torres will now forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent Chidi Njokuani. LFA 91 will proceed with eight bouts, which includes the aforementioned main event.
LFA 91 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Chidi Njokuani (186) vs. Cristian Torres (186.8)
Co-Main Event | Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Kyle Stewart (185) vs. Tim Caron (185.2)
Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Jamal Pogues (205.6) vs. Tim Hiley (204)
Women’s Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Hailey Cowan (136) vs. Kelly Clayton (135.2)
Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Nick Maximov (203) vs. Johnny James (204.8)
Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Nate Richardson (145.2) vs. Darius Estell (145.2)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Josh Quinlan (169) vs. Pete Keepers (170.8)
Preliminary Bout (streamed live on LFA Facebook at 7:00 pm CST):
Catchweight Bout (150 lb)
Keilen Fantroy (150.6) vs. Edwin Chavez (148.6)
In 2017, RFA and Legacy FC merged to form LFA, the premier developmental organization in Mixed Martial Arts. The combined forces of LFA launched the careers of over 180 athletes that have reached the pinnacle of MMA by competing in the UFC. In 2018, the promotion joined the Imperial Family Companies group (formerly London Trust Media). In 2019, the promotion announced a broadcast partnership with UFC FIGHT PASS®.
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This post was written by Ryan Bevins