FRIDAY, APRIL 30
LFA 106: SILVEIRA vs. VIANA
SON OF CONAN SILVEIRA
RFA TITLE CHALLENGER
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
GRAND EVENT CENTER
GRAND CASINO HOTEL & RESORT
On Thursday, April 29th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 106: Silveira vs. Viana from the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma.
The main event will feature a light-heavyweight showdown between top undefeated prospect Joshua Silveira (4-0) and RFA title challenger Rafael Viana (6-1).
LFA 106 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.
All, but one fighter, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Edwin Chavez missed the mark. He will forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent Cheyden Leialoha.
LFA 106 will proceed with seven bouts, which includes the light-heavyweight showdown in the main event.
LFA 106 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Joshua Silveira (202.2) vs. Rafael Viana (200.4)
Co-Main Event | Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Luis Gavinho (155.4) vs. Terrance McKinney (156)
Catchweight Bout (140 lb)
Kyle Estrada (138.2) vs. Tyler Wilson (138.6)
Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Cheyden Leialoha (145.4) vs. Edwin Chavez (148)***
Bout will continue and Chavez will pay a penalty to Leialoha.
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Trevor Wallace (254.4) vs. Bubba Grant (249.6)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Mando Gutierrez (136) vs. Will Elliott (134.6)
Preliminary Card (Available on Facebook.com/LFAfighting):
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
- Ryan Charlebois (170.8) vs. Joseph Galaviz (170.4)
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 220 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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About IMPERIAL FAMILY COMPANIES:
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This post was written by Ryan Bevins