FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 25
LFA 125: AMORIM vs. YOUNG
BJJ WORLD CHAMPION
JAQUELINE “JACQUE” AMORIM
KICKBOXING WORLD CHAMPION
LOVETH “NIGERIAN TERMINATOR” YOUNG
WOMEN’S STRAWWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
SENECA NIAGARA RESORT & CASINO
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK
TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT TICKETMASTER.COM
Niagara Falls, New York — On Thursday, February 24th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 125: Amorim vs. Young from the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York. The main event will feature a highly-anticipated Women’s Strawweight title fight between BJJ world champion Jaqueline “Jacque” Amorim (4-0) and Kickboxing world champion Loveth “Nigerian Terminator” Young (3-1-1).
LFA 125 will feature veteran MMA commentator Ron Kruck, who will be joined in the booth by former UFC star, RFA great, and UFC on ESPN analyst Alan “Brahma” Jouban. They will call the action live inside the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
Every fighter, except Caio Gregorio, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Gregorio will now forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent Michael Stack. LFA 125 will proceed with six bouts, which includes the Women’s strawweight title fight in the main event.
LFA 125 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Women’s Strawweight Title Bout (115 lb)
Jaqueline Amorim (115) vs. Loveth Young (114.8)
Co-Main Event | Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Solomon Renfro (171) vs. Adam Fugitt (170.6)
Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Michael Stack (145.8) vs. Caio Gregorio (148.6)***
Gregorio missed the contracted weight.
Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Ashley Nichols (115.6) vs. Hilarie Rose (115.6)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Zach Zane (170.8) vs. Guilherme Faria (167)
Catchweight Bout (200 lb)
Austin Ross (199.4) vs. Terry Copling (199.2)
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).
About UFC FIGHT PASS®:
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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 SENECA NIAGARA RESORT & CASINO:
Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino is a full-amenity resort located in picturesque Niagara Falls, New York. Featuring 604 rooms and suites, our AAA Four-Diamond rated hotel is the region’s premier vacation destination. With ten restaurants, seven shops, more than 2,500 slots, and over 80 table games, live poker, keno, a full-service spa, flexible meeting facilities, rewarding promotions, superstar entertainment, and exciting nightlife, Seneca Niagara is consistently rated as a must-see Niagara Falls casino. From honeymoons to family getaways, your adventure starts here. For more info visit SenecaNiagaraCasino.com.
This post was written by Ryan Bevins