LAS VEGAS, Nevada — On Thursday, May 13th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 107: Kirk vs. Swain from the Holiday Inn Sioux Falls – City Centre in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
The main event will feature a high-stakes lightweight showdown between BJJ black belt Kamuela Kirk (10-4) and collegiate wrestler Daniel Swain (20-10-1). LFA 107 will be a closed-door event that will take place inside the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. The main card will be available tomorrow night 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 107 has tested negative for Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Every fighter, except Samarbek Sabyrzhan Uulu and Elj Portee, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Sabyrzhan Uulu and Portee will now forfeit a portion of their purses to their opponents. LFA 107 will proceed with nine bouts, which includes the lightweight showdown in the main event.
LFA 107 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)
Kamuela Kirk (155.8) vs. Daniel Swain (155.6)
Co-Main Event | Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
George Garcia (136) vs. Ricardo Dias (135.2)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Allan Begosso (135.6) vs. Samarbek Sabyrzhan Uulu (137.6) ***
Bout will continue and Sabyrzhan Uulu will pay a penalty to Begosso.
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Jordan Heiderman (241.4) vs. Anthony Garrett (244.4)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
James Wilson (156) vs. Daniel Jefferson (155.8)
Women’s Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Taylor Mauldin (124.8) vs. Ambar De La Harran (125.2)
Preliminary Card (Available on Facebook.com/LFAfighting):
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Ray Waters (170.2) vs. Elj Portee (172.6) ***
Bout will continue and Portee will pay a penalty to Waters.
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Corey Davis (171) vs. Thomas Powell (171)
Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Alandria Brown (114.8) vs. Shania Arredondo (115.8)
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®.
LFA is a professional Mixed Martial Arts promotion that gives rising stars and top contenders the opportunity to prove their talent to fans and leaders in the industry. LFA was formed by the powerhouse merger between RFA and Legacy FC. LFA presents live Mixed Martial Arts events on a monthly basis around the United States including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, and Houston. Based in Las Vegas, NV, LFA is one of the most active and respected MMA organizations in the fastest growing sport in the world. (The Octagon, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, UFC®, and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC. All rights reserved).
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About IMPERIAL FAMILY COMPANIES:
The Imperial Family Companies maintains a diversified portfolio with one common theme: bringing power to the people. The IFC is proud to partner with the LFA management team to showcase the greatest talents of tomorrow. Learn more about the IFC at ImperialFamily.com.
About SANFORD PENTAGON:
The 3,250-seat Pentagon is home to Sanford POWER Basketball Academy, Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy, the NBA G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce, Augustana University Men’s and Women’s Basketball, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s and Men’s Basketball tournaments and the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame.
This post was written by Ryan Bevins