FRIDAY, MARCH 26
LFA 103: CARLYLE vs DAGVADORJ
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
GRAND EVENT CENTER
GRAND CASINO HOTEL & RESORT
LAS VEGAS, Nevada — On Thursday, March 25th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 103: Carlyle vs. Dagvadorj from the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
The main event will feature a lightweight showdown between UFC veteran Spike “The Alpha Ginger” Carlyle (9-3) and title challenger Batsumberel “The Mongolian Falcon” Dagvadorj
The co-main event will showcase a high-stakes strawweight matchup between former LFA strawweight champion Vanessa “Lil Monster” Demopoulos (5-3) and Shōtōkan Karate black belt Cynthia “Sin” Arceo (5-2-1).
LFA 103 will take place inside the Grand Event Center in Shawnee, Oklahoma, which is an exurb of Oklahoma City. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
LFA 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 103 has tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
All, but one fighter, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Arceo missed the mark. She will forfeit a portion of her purse to Demopoulos. LFA 103 will proceed with eight bouts.
The first bout will be available on the LFA Facebook page (Facebook.com/LFAfighting), while the rest of the card will be available worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS®.
LFA 103 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Spike Carlyle (155.6) vs. Batsumberel Dagvadorj (156)
Co-Main Event | Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Vanessa Demopoulos (115.6) vs. Cynthia Arceo (118.8)*
*Bout will continue and Arceo will pay a penalty to Demopoulos.
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Abdul-Kareem Al-Selwady (155.8) vs. Jake Sebastian (155.4)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Fernie Garcia (136) vs. Isaiah Batin-Gonzalez (135.4)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Kendrick Latchman (132.4) vs. Luciano Ramos (135.4)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Joshua Quinlan (170.8) vs. Dallas Jennings (171)
Preliminary Card (Worldwide on Facebook.com/LFAfighting at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m. PT):
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
JaCobi Jones (156) vs. Cameron Ansel (155.8)
Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Giovanna Canuto (115.8) vs. Amanda Lovato (115)
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This post was written by Ryan Bevins