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Weekend in Violence 3 Stars: Bendo, Shlemenko and Burrow score spectacular finishes

It was another action packed weekend in the world of mixed martial arts. Between UFC Fight Night 60 in Broomfield, Colorado, Bellator 133 in Fresno, CA and Legacy FC 38 in Allen Texas – there was enough poetic violence to hand out 10 golden stars for this piece. We’ll stick to the script though. 1st Star: Benson Henderson Former 3-time defending UFC lightweight champ Benson...
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February 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Dave Burrow upsets Anthony Njokuani at Legacy 38

Friday night Houston’s Legacy Fighting Championship headed north on I-45 to the Dallas suburb of Allen. Boyed by a stacked fight card that featured some of the area’s brightest talent in addition to the Legacy debut of former WEC/UFC banger Anthony Njokuani, Legacy 38 had all the makings of an unforgettable night of MMA action. In many respects, the card did the impressive and...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Legacy 38 Marks Legacy FC Return to North Texas

Legacy Fighting Championship has been heralded as one of the premier organizations fostering the talent of Texas-based fighters.  Having grown from a local entity to a regional powerhouse promotion fans have become accustomed to Legacy FC putting on shows featuring some of the best talent in the Lone Star State and abroad. Though primarily a Houston institution, Legacy has branched...
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January 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Njokuani headlines Legacy 38 in Allen, Texas

Former WEC and UFC veteran Anthony Njokuani will make his Legacy Fighting Championship debut on the Legacy 38 card taking place February 13 at the Allen Events Center in Allen, TX. The main card will be broadcast live on AXS TV. Njokuani, fresh off of being released from the UFC, will return to his North Texas roots (Njokuani is from Garland, TX) when he takes on Thomas Gifford in...
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December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Njokuani Released By The UFC; Signs For Legacy FC

Lightweight fighter Anthony Njokuani has been released by the UFC, but has quickly found a new home at Legacy FC. The 34 year-old Njokuani suffered back-to-back decision losses to Vinc Pichel and Daron Cruickshank in the Octagon in 2014, his third loss in four fights, signalling the end of a four year spell in the promotion during which time he produced an overall 3-5 record. Njokuani...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Njokuani talks about facing Vinc Pichel at UFC 173

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May 13, 2014  |  Discuss

UFC 173 'Weidman vs. Machida' Event Poster; Updated Fight Card

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman's 2nd title defense, and first fight in nearly two years against someone not named Anderson Silva, will take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena for the promotions yearly Memorial Day weekend pay-per-view event. Now a veteran of seven UFC fights, the Hofstra All-American will not only look keep his undefeated record in tact, and more importantly...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Anthony Njokuani & Vinc Pichel have agreed to meet at UFC 173 in Las Vegas

Anthony “The Assassin” Njokuani and Vinc “From Hell” Pichel have agreed to meet in a lightweight fight at UFC 173 in Las Vegas on May 24th. Pichel, who is coming off of a dominant decision victory over Garett Whiteley at UFN 35 had this to say about the pairing, “I’ve seen tape on him and I want to test my striking and he’ll be a good test.” Come fight night, Njokuani...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

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