Legacy Fighting Alliance 2 has been announced for January 20th at the Mystic Showroom inside the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota . The main event will be a Featherweight bout with Minnesota’s own Mike “The Marine” Richman against Lazar “Bronx Bomber” Stojadinovia.
Quotes from rfafighting.com “I’m excited to bring the LFA to Minnesota in January”, stated Soares. “RFA and Legacy FC have hosted nine combined events in the state of Minnesota and the LFA will continue to build on that success starting with LFA 2 – Richman vs. Stojadinovic on Friday, January 20th. Mystic Lake has been a great partner with the RFA and we look forward to continuing that relationship with LFA events moving forward.”
Mike Richman is a Bellator who went 7-5 in the promotion, with 6 wins by knock out. Richman has 16 of 18 wins by stoppage with 9 knock outs and 7 submissions. Richman last fought in May of 2015, losing a unanimous decision to Eduardo Dantas. “The Marine” comes into the cage looking to fight, two-thirds of his fights have end in the 1st rd.
Quotes from rfafighting.com “It feels great to be back doing what I know how to do,” Richman exclaimed. “It’s also pretty sweet to have my comeback fight in Minnesota for all of my hometown fans. Everyone can expect the same Mike Richman hunting for the KO on January 20th. I know Lazar trains at ATT and he’s a good striker as well, so stylistically this will be a great fight for the fans at LFA 2.”
Lazar Stojadinovic is a member of American Top Team, who’s been on a roll with a 7 fight win streak; that has seen 5 stoppage wins. Stojadinovic was last in action at Titan FC 39 submitting Chino Druan with a rear naked choke in the 2nd round.
Quotes from rfafighting.com “It’s an honor to headline the second LFA event,” stated Stojadinovic. “Mike Richman is the exact kind of opponent I’ve been looking for, someone of his caliber that always comes to fight. We match-up really well and I see this being the Fight of the Night. A win against Richman will make a statement and let everyone know who I am. What better way to do it than for the LFA on AXS TV?”
In the co-feature UFC vet Chico “King” Camus returns to 135 lbs. to meet submission artist Darrick Minner. Camus has won consecutive decisions inside the RFA octagon over Czar Sklavos and Matt Brown following being released from the UFC after a back to back losses. Minner has won 6 of his last 7 and was 4-1 in RFA with a pair of 1st round submission victories. In fact Minner asked for the opportunity of welcoming Camus back to Bantamweight.
The main card will also see Minnesota native Damion “The Wolverine” Hill, who has 6 knock wins, against Ben “The Baker” Neumann, who’s won 3 of his last 4 all in the RFA cage.
FW: Mike Richman (18-6) vs. Lazar Stojadinovic (11-5)
BW: Chico Camus (16-7) vs. Darrick Minner (17-5)
WW: Ben Neumann (11-4) vs. Damon Hill (12-5)