LFA 3 has been announced for February 10th at the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino in Lake Charles, Louisiana, with a Middleweight main event between Ryan “Superman” Spann (9-3) and undefeated Trevin Giles (8-0).
Quote from LFA: “I’m excited to bring the LFA to Louisiana in February”, stated Soares. “Ryan Spann and Trevin Giles are two of the most exciting prospects to have ever competed for Legacy FC or RFA. Fans of AXS TV Fights have been wanting to see this fight for a long time. Now it’s official. Spann vs. Giles will finally happen in the main event of LFA 3.”
25 year old Ryan Spann fought his last 4 fights inside the Legacy FC cage going 2-2, knocking out Larry Crowe in 8 seconds ans submitting Aaron Davis in under 2 minutes, but lost championship fights to Leo Leite by decision, and being submitted by Robert Drysdale. In victory Spann has been a finisher, with 7 of 8 stoppages by submission and 7 first round wins.
Quote from LFA: “This is a fight I’ve been wanting”, stated an excited Spann. “I wanted to fight someone with a lot of hype, who can also bring in a big crowd like myself. I want to get Trevin Giles out of my way now and then get a title shot. I don’t like undefeated records and I’m going to be the one to change that for him on February 10th.”
24 year old Trevin Giles who in 4-0 2016, campaign by submitted Josh Clark at RFA 41 with a rear naked choke and closed out the year submitting Isaac Villanueva at Legacy FC 59, with a arm-triangle choke. In 8 fights Giles has 8 stoppages, 5 submissions and 3 knock outs, and has only been to the 3rd round once.
Quote from LFA: “I think it’s an honor to fight for the LFA in the main event. It means you’re doing something right,” stated Giles. “Ryan Spann is a tough guy and a good opponent, but I’m not impressed with his will. It can be broken in a fight and it’s just a matter of time before I do at LFA 3. On February 10th, I will become the first person to win main events for RFA, Legacy FC, and LFA.”