Palston Arena in Omaha, Nebraska, hosts LFA 25, headlined by a Welterweight scrap between Conerhusker Dakota Cochrane & Brazilian Ciro Rodrigues.
Cochrane a vet of Bellator MMA, RFA, & VFC, has won 5 of his last 7. Cochrane has won 2 straight with a decision over Dave Castillo and submitting Maki Pitolo. Rodrigues has won 8 of his last 9 and 3 straight coming off a LFA 19 knockout of David Michaud.
In the co-main event Nebraskan Darrick Minner faces Mexico’s Fernando Padilla. Minner has won 2 straight under the VFC banner, submitting Justin Overton & Will Shutt. Padilla has 7 of his 8 win by stoppage, with 6 coming by submission. In the beginning of September Padilla scored a 35 second knock out of Ryan Fillingame.