FRIDAY, APRIL 14
LFA 156: FULLER vs. WATERS
WELTERWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS®
SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA
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SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — On Thursday, April 13th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 156: Fuller vs. Waters from the Sheraton Sioux Falls & Convention Center in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The main event will feature a welterweight title fight between top contenders Jalin “The Gentleman” Fuller (7-2) and Trey “The Truth” Waters (6-1).
LFA 156 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 iconic Brazilian media personality Jorge “Joinha” Guimarães and Brazilian MMA analyst Max Soares. They will call the action live inside the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.
Every pro fighter except Richie Lewis made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scales. Lewis will now forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent Jordan Isordia. LFA 156 will proceed with nine bouts, which includes the welterweight championship at the top of the card.
LFA 156 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Welterweight Title Bout (170 lb)
Jalin Fuller (169.6) vs. Trey Waters (168.8)
Co-Main Event | Catchweight Bout (175 lb)
Ryan Leininger (175) vs. Miguel Jacob (174.2)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Richie Lewis (156.6)*** vs. Jordan Isordia (155)
*** Lewis will pay a penalty to Isordia.
Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Kelsey Arnesen (114.6) vs. Talita Alencar (115.6)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Nikita Kulshin (155.6) vs. Geovani Cruz (155)
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Ben Tynan (238) vs. Will Johnson (260.4)
Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Tial Thang (136) vs. Jose Hernandez (135.8)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Jeff Nielsen (170.2) vs. Rueben Johnson (167.4)
Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Antoine Tureaud (146.6)*** vs. Andres Lugo (145)
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®:
UFC FIGHT PASS® is the world’s leading digital subscription service for combat sports. Since launching in 2013, UFC FIGHT PASS is now available in more than 200 countries and territories. FIGHT PASS provides its members with unlimited access to live UFC FIGHT PASS Prelims; live mixed martial arts and combat sports from around the world; original series and historical programming; special features; behind-the-scenes content; in-depth interviews; and up-to-the minute reports on the world of combat sports. UFC FIGHT PASS subscribers also have 24/7 access to the world’s largest fight library, featuring more than 20,000 bouts from dozens of combats sports organizations, as well as every fight in UFC history. Fight fans can access UFC FIGHT PASS on personal computers, iOS and Android mobile devices, Apple TV, Xbox One, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku, Samsung Smart TVs, LG Smart TVs, and Sony TVs with Android TV. For more information, please visit UFCFightPass.com.
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 SANFORD PENTAGON:
The cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the Sanford Pentagon, a 160,000-square-foot, five-sided facility featuring nine basketball courts, including the 1950s/1960s-inspired Heritage Court. The venue combines state-of-the-art amenities-including high-definition video boards and executive suites-with period-specific finishes that are a nod to the nostalgic days of basketball. The 3,200-seat Pentagon is home to Sanford POWER Basketball Academy, Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy, the NBA G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s and Men’s Basketball tournaments and the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame. For more information, visit SanfordPentagon.com.