FRIDAY, MAY 13
LFA 132: GOMES vs. COSTA
BJJ BLACK BELT
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — On Thursday, May 12th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 132: Gomes vs. Costa from the Ramada Encore in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The stacked fight card will take place in the birthplace of modern day MMA.
The main event features a lightweight showdown between top prospects Italo Gomes (10-2) and Melquizael Costa (17-4). Then in the co-main event, Luan Lacerda (11-1) and Marciley Alves (9-2) will clash in a battle of bantamweight stars.
LFA 132 will feature veteran MMA commentator Ron Kruck, who will be joined in the booth by UFC Hall of Famer and MMA icon Antônio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira and Brazilian MMA analyst Max Soares. They will call the action live inside the QualiStage in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. 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 Marciley Alves and Uyran Carlos, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Alves and Carlos will now forfeit a portion of their purses to their opponents Luan Lacerda and Jefferson Nascimento respectively. LFA 132 will proceed with twelve bouts, which includes the lightweight showdown at the top of the card.
LFA 132 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Available worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS®):
Main Event | Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Italo Gomes (154.8) vs. Melquizael Costa (155)
Co-Main Event | Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Luan Lacerda (135.6) vs. Marciley Alves (136.6)***
***Alves will pay a penalty to Lacerda.
Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Gabriel Silva (144.8) vs. Rôno Júnior (145.2)
Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Leo Liete (205) vs. Patrick Quadros (200.2)
Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Yasmin Castanho (114.8) vs. Bruna Brasil (115.8)
Women’s Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Edna Oliveira (125.4) vs. Gabriella Hermógenes (126)
Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
José Henrique (184) vs. Pedro Oliveira (183.8)
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Hyago Silva (260.4) vs. Richard Jacobi (258.6)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Jefferson Nascimento (169.6) vs. Uyran Carlos (173)***
***Carlos will pay a penalty to Nascimento.
Catchweight Bout (131 lb)
Lincon Santos (131) vs. Rodrigo Roldan (127.8)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Gabriel Souza (155.2) vs. Lucas Sousa (156)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
João Martins Moraes (155.8) vs. Gabriel Souza de Oliveira (154.6)
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 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:
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This post was written by Ryan Bevins