LFA 125 Main Event Breakdown: Amorim vs. Young

After a weekend break, LFA is returning to live action this Friday night on the UFC Fight Pass for its last February card. LFA 125 will be the third event by the Legacy Fighting Alliance this year. The show airs on February 25, 2022 at Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino in Niagara Falls, New York.


In the main event bout, the LFA Women's Strawweight Championship will be played between Jacqueline Amorim and Loveth Young. Co-headliner Solomon Renfro vs. Adam Fugitt Welterweight. The winner of the competition will become the fourth different woman to win the Strawweight Gold, and will compete in a five-round fight at five minutes per round.


The fight for the championship is a re-booking of a competition that was canceled last November, as Amorim and Young were originally scheduled to meet at the main LFA 118 main event, but the pair eventually lost out as the California State Athletic Commission approved the competition. Had refused This news is coming on the night of the card.

Amorim (4-0) was one of the most high profile free agent signatures of 2021 and gained considerable popularity soon after signing with LFA. These LFA definitions include the fastest and third fastest completion in LFA history for a 10-second knockout victory in LFA 110 and a 33-second victory in LFA 101. His victory in LFA 110 is also the third fastest overall victory in LFA. History. These achievements earned her the title of LFA Family Fighter of the Year.


Young (3-1-1) is the most decorated female martial arts athlete from Nigeria, the most populous country in Africa. She proudly carries the continent's high expectations on her shoulders as Africa seeks out its first female MMA star to join the ranks of current UFC champions Kumaro Usman, Israel Adesania and Frances Ngano. The multi-time world kickboxing champion and national boxing champion also holds national honors in wrestling. In LFA 94, the Nigerian striker won a remarkable Real Walk of Knockout victory in the first round against Reina Norwell of Southern California. Three months later, Young pushed RFA standout and firefighter Kelly de Angelo into a violent TKO stop at LFA 97.


The main event co-hosted by LFA 125 will offer two very exciting possibilities in the welterweight division. Renfrew (8-2) is New York's top prospect and will take advantage of the huge domestic crowd during his first trip to the LFA's Empire State. Buffalo, popularly known as "The Black Dragon", is appearing in Dana White's rival series and will be looking to win a statement in front of the UFC boss after a controversial split decision went wrong.


It will face Fugitt (7-2), the highest 170-pound champion in the Northwest Pacific. Eugene, Oregon's Art of War Products has won three contests and several titles since making his LFA debut in middleweight 3 1/2 years ago. All three wins during its current series have been through stoppage, including Camora's winning against TUF 15 alum Johnavan Vistante.


Main Card

  • Loveth Young vs Jaqueline Amorim - Women's Strawweight Title Bout Main Event

  • Solomon Renfro vs Adam Fugitt - Welterweight Bout co-main event

  • Hilarie Rose vs Ashley Nichols - Strawweight Bout

  • Caio Gregorio vs Michael Stack - Featherweight Bout

  • Zach Zane vs Guilherme Faria - Welterweight Bout

Prelims

  • Mike Howard vs Gavin Teasdale - Bantamweight Bout

  • Terry Copling vs Austin Ross - Light Heavyweight Bout



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