LFA announces signing of 17-year-old Lucas Brennan, son of UFC, PRIDE vet Chris Brennan

Lucas Brennan, 17, has secured LFA’s first multi-fight amateur contract.

LFA officials recently announced that Brennan, the son of UFC and PRIDE vet Chris Brennan, will compete in three amateur contests under the LFA banner before then making his pro debut with the company.

Brennan (0-0) made his amateur debut in August, earning a third-round submission win at an Xtreme Knockout Amateur Series bantamweight contest in Texas. He’s also a decorated grappler, currently boasting a Brazilian jiu-jitsu brown belt and having already secured a handful of world titles in grappling competition.

Chris Brennan (21-13-1) was active from 1996 until 2012. A grappling specialist, as well, Chris earned 19 of his 21 career wins by submission. Along the way, Chris Brennan fought three times for the UFC and another three times for PRIDE and facing notables such as John Alessio, Thomas Denny, Takanori Gomi, Tatsuya Kawajiri, Antonio McKee, Pat Miletich, Vitor Ribeiro, Shannon Ritch and Joe Stevenson along the way.

LFA’s next event, “LFA 30: Millender vs. Barnes,” takes place Jan. 12 at OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, Calif. As with all LFA events, the night’s main card airs on AXS TV.

For more on LFA’s upcoming schedule, check out the MMA Rumors section of the site.

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Source: MMA Junkie