FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10
LFA 152: VALENTE vs. BEKOEV
INTERCONTINENTAL MIDDLEWEIGHT SHOWDOWN
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
GRAND CASINO HOTEL & RESORT
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AT LFATIX.COM
SHAWNEE, Oklahoma — On Thursday, February 9th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 152: Valente vs. Bekoev from the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma, which is an exurb of Oklahoma City. The main event will feature an intercontinental middleweight showdown between Brazilian powerhouse Renato “Índio” Valente (9-5) and Russian kingpin Azamat Bekoev (14-3).
LFA 152 will feature veteran MMA commentator Ron Kruck, who will be joined in the booth with former UFC star, RFA great, and UFC on ESPN analyst Alan “Brahma” Jouban. The Brazilian-Portuguese commentary team will consist of former PRIDE FC star and BJJ world champion Allan Góes and Brazilian MMA analyst Max Soares. They will call the action live inside the Grand Casino Hotel & Resort in Shawnee, Oklahoma. 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 Manny Muro, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Muro will now forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent William Starks. LFA 152 will proceed with eleven bouts, which includes the middleweight showdown in the main event.
LFA 152 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Renato Valente (185.8) vs. Azamat Bekoev (186)
Co-Main Event | Catchweight Bout (160 lb)
Manny Muro (165.6)*** vs. William Starks (159.8)
*** Muro will pay penalty to Starks.
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Demoreo Dennis (260.4) vs. Trevor Wallace (244.8)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Brandon Phillips (136) vs. Magomed Idrisov (136)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
An Tuan Ho (126.6) vs. Banzaragch Enkhjargal (126.6)
Women’s Catchweight Bout (130 lb)
Jessica Middleton (128.8) vs. Dione Barbosa (128.2)
Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
David Wright (185) vs. Kevem Felipe (184.8)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Ryan Fathi (155) vs. Triston Gwaltney (155.2)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Caleb Jensen (170.2) vs. Justin Budd (170.4)
Women’s Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Jayde Sheeley (125.6) vs. Nejra Repp (125.6)
Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Corey Piercy (183.2) vs. Tyree Overton (185.6)
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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 270 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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