FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 17
LFA 172: DAVIS vs. CHAPOLIN
Presented By: TUFFSHED
FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE FIGHT
ARIZONA FINANCIAL THEATRE
LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT
Limited tickets still available at LiveNation.com
PHOENIX, Arizona — On Thursday, November 16th, LFA hosted the weigh-in for LFA 172: Davis vs. Chapolin from the Radisson Hotel in Phoenix, Arizona. The main event will feature a flyweight world title fight between champion Cody Davis (8-1) and top contender Eduardo Chapolin (11-2).
LFA 172 will feature veteran MMA commentator Ron Kruck, who will be joined in the booth by current UFC star and UFC Hall of Fame member Cub Swanson. 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 Arizona Financial Theatre in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The main card will be available tomorrow night LIVE on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.
A limited number of tickets are still available at LiveNation.com.
Every fighter, except Chas Dunhour, made their contracted weight when they stepped on the scale. Dunhour will now forfeit a portion of his purse to his opponent Livio Ribeiro.
LFA 172 will proceed with eleven bouts, which includes the flyweight championship at the top of the card.
LFA 172 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Main Card (Worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT):
Main Event | Flyweight Title Bout (125 lb)
Cody Davis (125) vs. Eduardo Chapolin (124)
Co-Main Event | Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Ivan Tena (145.6) vs. Lerryan Douglas (145.6)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Juliano Prescendo (156) vs. Nikita Kulshin (155.8)
Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Keyth Dawson (170.4) vs. Mirafzal Akhtamov (170.6)
Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Cedric Katambwa (155.6) vs. Bret Cooper (155.4)
Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Livio Ribeiro (125.8) vs. Chas Dunhour (126.6)***
*** Dunhour will pay a penalty to Ribeiro.
Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Leslie Hernandez (115.6) vs. Cristina Brador (115.8)
Women’s Strawweight (115 lb)
Grace DiFrancesco (115.8) vs. Jasmine Pouncy (113.6)
Catchweight Bout (161 lb)
James Deitz (161.2) vs. Jorge Lecuanda (161.8)
Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Leon Mackey Jr. (245.8) vs. Tyler Gates (241.6)
Women’s Catchweight Bout (130 lb)
Jenna Williams (128.6) vs. Alex Apodaca (129.8)
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 300 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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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 ARIZONA FINANCIAL THEATRE:
Sitting in the heart of downtown Phoenix, Arizona Financial Theatre provides unique versatility for groups from 10 to 5,000 guests. From upscale award ceremonies, corporate events, private concerts, dance competitions, social gatherings or VIP concert suites, Arizona Financial Theatre offers unlimited opportunities to exceed expectations. For more information, visit their website.