FRIDAY, MARCH 24
LFA 155: DO NASCIMENTO vs. HODGE
RAFAEL DO NASCIMENTO
INTERIM BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
SENECA NIAGARA RESORT & CASINO
NIAGARA FALLS, NEW YORK
LIMITED TICKETS AVAILABLE AT TICKETMASTER.COM
Niagara Falls, NY — On Thursday, March 23rd, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 155: Do Nascimento vs. Hodge from the Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino in Niagara Falls, New York. The main event will feature an interim bantamweight title fight between Machida Karate standout Rafael “Mulisha” Do Nascimento (8-1) and Midwest powerhouse Jerrell “Thunderkat” Hodge (9-3).
LFA 155 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. The Brazilian-Portuguese commentary team will consist of former UFC light-heavyweight champion Glover Teixeira and Brazilian MMA analyst Max Soares. 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.
Limited Tickets are available for purchase on Ticketmaster.com.
The original co-main event between Solomon Renfro and Gláucio Eliziário has been removed from the card after Renfro withdrew due to illness. LFA 155 will proceed with nine bouts, which includes the interim bantamweight championship in the main event.
LFA 155 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Interim Bantamweight Title Bout (135 lb)
Rafael Do Nascimento (134.8) vs. Jerrell Hodge (135)
Co-Main Event | Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Rafael Barbosa (145.8) vs. Mairon Santos (145.4)
Light-Heavyweight Bout (205 lb)
Joe Taylor (203.4) vs. Ben Parrish (205.2)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Cody Davis (125.2) vs. Joseph Camacho (125)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Rodney Kealohi (126) vs. Alvaro Prado (125.6)
Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Shamidkhan Magomedov (184.4) vs. Kohlman Scribner (185)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Taylor Cahill (168.6) vs. Tymar Miles (156.6)
Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Jay Manning (184.6) vs. Bruce Xavier (185)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Austin Ross (170.6) vs. Alonzo Turner (170.8)
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 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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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 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.