FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 11
LFA 124: FORMIGA vs. BUNES
ARIZONA FEDERAL THEATRE
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
Tickets available at Ticketmaster.com
Phoenix, AZ — On Thursday, February 10th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 124: Formiga vs. Bunes from The Golden Margarita in Phoenix, Arizona. The main event will feature a bantamweight showdown between longtime UFC star Jussier Formiga (23-8) and fellow Brazilian standout and BJJ black belt Felipe Bunes (11-5).
LFA 124 will feature veteran MMA commentator Ron Kruck, who will be joined in the booth by former UFC star and Strikeforce champion Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez. They will call the action live inside the Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
Two fighters missed their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Those fighters include Jussier Formiga and Austin Wourms. LFA 124 will proceed with ten bouts, which includes the bantamweight showdown at the top of the card.
LFA 124 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Jussier Formiga (139)*** vs. Felipe Bunes (134.6)
Formiga missed the contracted weight.
Co-Main Event | Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Ahmad Hassanzada (155.6) vs. James Wilson (156)
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Waldo-Cortes Acosta (257.8) vs. Derrick Weaver (259.2)
Catchweight Bout (160 lb)
Austin Wourms (161.2)*** vs. JaCobi Jones (160)
Wourms missed the contracted weight.
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Kasey Tanner (135.6) vs. Tristan Lindi (135.4)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
An Ho (125.8) vs. Guilherme Crossi (125.6)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Federico Flores (125.8) vs. Braden Pagaoa (125.8)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Ben Goodwin (170.6) vs. Jose Bojorquez (169.8)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Alex Martinez (155.8) vs. Chris Sandoval (154)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Luke La Vanway (169.6) vs. Jacob Highley (169.8)
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 260 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®. In 2021, the LFA expanded internationally by hosting multiple events in Brazil.
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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 Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix , Denver, Dallas, and Minneapolis. 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 ARIZONA FEDERAL THEATRE:
Arizona Federal Theatre is a 5,000-seat entertainment venue located in the heart of downtown Phoenix. The unique design of Arizona Federal Theatre has changed the way people think about live entertainment, as it marries the classic theatre style with the pulsating excitement of modern arena technologies. The theatre’s state-of-the art music & sound systems are perfect for concerts, comedy performances as well as theatre and family friendly shows. For more information, please visit ArizonaFederalTheatre.com.
This post was written by Ryan Bevins