FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9
LFA 148: LEYVA vs. BROWN
TWO-TIME OLYMPIC WRESTLER
WELTERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
THE COMMERCE CASINO & HOTEL
LIMITED TICKETS STILL AVAILABLE AT LFATIX.COM
COMMERCE, California — On Thursday, December 8th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 148: Leyva vs. Brown from The Commerce Casino & Hotel in Commerce, California, which is located in southeast Los Angeles County. The main event will feature a welterweight title fight between two-time Olympic wrestler Alfonso “Sniper” Leyva (6-0) and knockout artist Chris “Breezy The Future” Brown (9-4).
LFA 148 will feature veteran MMA commentator Ron Kruck, who will be joined in the booth with former UFC star and Strikeforce champion Gilbert “El Niño” Melendez. They will call the action live inside The Commerce Casino & Hotel in Commerce, California. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
Every fighter, except Alvaro Prado, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Prado will now forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent Cody Davis. LFA 148 will proceed with nine bouts, which includes the welterweight title fight in the main event.
LFA 148 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Welterweight Title Bout (170 lb)
Alfonso Leyva (169.8) vs. Chris Brown (169.8)
Co-Main Event | Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Danny Silva (145.4) vs. Canaan Kawaihae (146)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Richie Miranda (154.8) vs. James Wilson (155.6)
Women’s Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Dione Barbosa (125.4) vs. Mariana Piccolo (125.8)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Cody Davis (125.2) vs. Alvaro Prado (127.4) ***
*** Prado will pay a penalty to Davis.
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Jeffrey Craig (170) vs. Ernesto Rodriguez (170.6)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Joseph Dorado (135.8) vs. Eduardo Penha (135.8)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
David Secaida (125) vs. Qudratullah Babakar Khil (125.8)
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.
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).
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 COMMERCE CASINO & HOTEL:
The Commerce Casino & Hotel is LA’s #1 destination for games of skill. From hold ‘em and pai gow to blackjack and baccarat, we make great games better with our unsurpassed commitment to service. With the most tables of any card room in the country, there’s always a seat for players of all skill levels. The Commerce Casino complex includes a full-service 200-room hotel, which houses a day spa, beauty salon, pool and sundeck, banquet rooms, shops and entertainment. The Commerce is also home to several restaurants and plays host to live boxing, MMA and Professional Wrestling events. The Commerce Casino & Hotel is Where The Game Reigns. For more info visit: CommerceCasino.com.
This post was written by Ryan Bevins