UFC vet Erick Silva Faces The Phoenix in LFA 45 Headliner

Legacy Fighting Alliance returns to California July 20th with a Welterweight main event.

Erick “The Tiger” Silva a 15 fight vet of the UFC will square off with Nick “The Pnoenix” Barnes, a vet of Bellator, RFA, & LFA.

Silva went 7-8 in those bouts inside the octagon with all 7 wins by stoppage, 5 submissions and a pair of knock outs. Silva had highlight reel finishes, that led to big expectations, but never managed to win more then two in a row in the UFC. The super athletic Brazilian has lost 4 of 5 and is on a 2 fight skid.

Barnes a San Diego native with 9 of his 12 wins by stoppage, 6 submission and 3 knock outs. Twice Barnes has fought for the LFA taking a split decision from Chad Curry at LFA, but is looking to rebound being knocked out my Curtis Millender at LFA 30.

LFA 45 is set for July 20th at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon. California.

AXS TV Main Card
170: Erick Silva (19-9) vs. Nick Barnes (12-3)
185: Moses Murrietta (6-1) vs. Casey Ryan (9-3)
205: James Cannon (7-2) vs. Blake Troop (7-5)
185: Luc Bondole (5-2-2) vs. Taylor Johnson (3-0)

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