LFA announces June schedule of events in Kentucky and California

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — LFA President Sven Bean announced today that the LFA has entered into two event production agreements in June of 2023.

“The LFA team will debut at a new venue in a new state, and return to the west coast for back to back events in June.” said Bean, who handles venue booking and scheduling for the LFA.



“We will kick things off by debuting in the state of Kentucky at the Owensboro Sportscenter, in Owensboro, Kentucky on Friday June 16th,” stated Bean.

“I love to make new partners and produce shows at new venues, and I’m excited for the LFA to debut in the state of Kentucky. The team has been great to work with throughout the planning stages and couldn’t be more proactive. I look forward to showing a new market and new fans what an LFA event is all about!”

Owensboro Convention Center General Manager Jeff Esposito echoed the sentiment “The Owensboro Sportscenter is thrilled to collaborate with Legacy Fighting Alliance and Visit Owensboro to present a world-class mixed martial arts experience to all sports fans in the community. The LFA produces events around the world and we are thrilled to bring the event to Owensboro!”

Mark Calitri, President, Visit Owensboro added, “This is an incredible opportunity to collaborate with one of the most active and respected MMA organizations in the fastest growing sport in the world. LFA creates a visitor experience that’s entertaining and unique, that can be our differentiator from other communities.”

Tickets for LFA 160 go on sale Friday, April 21st at 10:00 AM CST through OwensboroTickets.com.

LFA 160 will be broadcast live at 6PM PST/9PM EST on UFC FIGHT PASS.


“The following week, the LFA returns to the west coast and the Commerce Casino and Hotel in Commerce California on Friday June 23rd,” continued Bean.

“The Commerce Casino has proven to be a great spot for us to produce events. The location is ideal for L.A fans. The fanbase there is like no where else we go, and the LFA events there always have a bit of party vibe. Each show we get better and better, and I am sure we will raise the bar again in June ”

Commerce Casino & Hotel Special Operations Manager, Daphne Jackson added:

“We are excited to bring LFA back to The Commerce Casino & Hotel in June. LFA is one of the most respected MMA Promotions with a great fan base. It’s a joy to work with a staff of true professionals. We are looking forward to another wonderful night at The Commerce Casino & Hotel.”

Tickets for LFA 161 will go on-sale Friday April 28th, at 10:00 AM PST through LFATIX.com.

LFA 161 will be broadcast live at 7PM PST/10PM EST on UFC FIGHT PASS.


Look for LFA 160 and 161 Main Event, Co-Main Event, and Key Matchup announcements from LFA CEO Ed Soares in the coming days.


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.

Please visit LFA.com for bout updates and information. Visit the official LFA Youtube page at @LFA_Fighting. LFA is on Facebook at Facebook.com/LFAfighting. LFA is also on Instagram at @LFAfighting and Twitter at @LFAfighting.

About LFA:
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).

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.

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.

The Owensboro Sportscenter, located at 1215 Hickman Avenue, is a multi-purpose 5,000 seat arena which went through a multi-million dollar renovation in 1997. The Sportscenter hosts concerts, sporting events, trade shows, conventions, meetings, and receptions. The Sportscenter is the home of the 8-time Division II national champion Kentucky Wesleyan Panthers basketball team. Additional information is available at OwensboroSportscenter.com.

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.

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