The LFA will return to South Dakota on April 8 with a thrilling and action-packed event. The main event of LFA 128 will be a light world title battle between two of the division's most promising prospects.
LFA 128 will be the 15th LFA event in the state, while the major event will crown the sixth 155-pound champion in LFA history. South Dakota has been a big car maker for the LFA champions, with previous champions Harvey Park and Bryce Logan also winning titles in South Dakota.
LFA 128 is set to take place on Friday, April 8 at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls. The main event will feature a light-hearted title fight between Aaron McKenzie and Lucas Clay.
LFA CEO Ed Soares announces to give fans one of our most anticipated global title fights of 2022. Our long-running next chapter will be written in LFA 128 at the Sanford Pentagon.
McKenzie (10-2-1) returned to LFA Octagon after winning his first three fights for impressive promotions. Rafael Lovato Jr. The protégé is known for its accurate hitting, fighting ability, and toughness on all sides. McKenzie gained valuable experience fighting for Legacy FC and Bellator early in his career, which has paid off for Oklahoman as he has shown all his qualities since signing with LFA. He currently has victories over Brazilian powerhouse Gláucio Eliziário, The Ultimate Fighter 27 finalist Joe Giannetti, and Bellator veteran Brendan Phillips. The now-growing 33-year-old returned to the building where he launched LFA to fight for the LFA Lightweight title in the LFA 128 main event.
Clay (8-1) returned to the LFA Octagon early in his one-year career, ending his record with a 3-0 promotion and was nominated for the LFA Fans' Choice Awards: Man of the Year. Fighter The proud Missouri native won the title in 2021 with two dominant victories, unbeaten in the LFA. The first win came against J.J. Okanovich, who was coming after winning the series against Dana White. The second win went to D'Arce Choke against Jake Kozorosky, who earned Clay a second nomination for the LFA Fan 'Choice Awards: Submission of the Year. The now-decorated 26-year-old, a relative of the legendary Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), continues to grow his legend by winning LFA Gold
LFA 128 currently includes:
Aaron McKenzie vs. Lucas Clay – for vacant lightweight title
Mitch McKee vs. Jalen Jackson
Sarek Shields vs. Thad Jean
Alandria Brown vs. Rachel Martinez