Damon Jackson is new headliner for next week's LFA 28 event

Next week’s LFA 28 event has a new headliner, and it’s a rematch.

Officials today announced the cancellation of its original main event after welterweight Evan Cutts (8-3) suffered an injury and was forced out of his fight with Jaleel Willis (8-0), who will be rescheduled for a future card.

The new headliner features former Legacy FC champion Damon Jackson (12-2-1) vs. fellow lightweight Luis Luna (14-6). Jackson was originally scheduled to fight Thai Clark (7-0) in the event’s co-headliner.

LFA 28 takes place Dec. 8 at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, and the main card airs on AXS TV.

Jackson and Luna first met in 2013 at 24/7 Entertainment 9, where Jackson picked up a second-round submission victory. However, Jackson connected on an accidental illegal knee in the opening round of the fight, and the eventual second-round submission loss has been a sore spot for Luna.

Luna, a 32-year-old Texan, is 6-2 since their first fight. Jackson, a 29-year-old and fellow Texas, is 3-1 since his three-fight stint with the UFC that ended in early 2016.

LFA 28’s new co-headliner features middleweights Kevin Holland (10-3) vs. Chris Bachmeier (10-1).

The latest LFA 28 lineup now includes:

For more on LFA 28, check out the MMA Rumors section of the site.

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News
Source: MMA Junkie

LFA 28 set for Dec. 8 in Dallas with Cutts vs. Willis headliner

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LFA 28 will take place next month in Dallas, and the fight card is taking shape.

LFA 28 takes place at The Bomb Factory in Dallas, and the main card airs on AXS TV.

In welterweight main event, Evan Cutts (8-3), a 26-year-old from Dallas, looks for his fourth win in five fights when he meets unseated Jaleel Willis (8-0), a 25-year-old former Bellator and WSOF fighter who has four knockouts in eight career wins.

In the lightweight co-headliner, Damon Jackson (12-2-1), a 29-year-old former UFC fighter and “Fight Master” quarterfinalist who’s 3-1 since his UFC release, looks to continue his success with Legacy FC/LFA when he takes on undefeated Thai Clark (7-0), a 28-year-old who’s 7-0 with five decisions since turning pro in 2014.

The latest LFA 28 lineup includes:

For more on LFA 28, check out the MMA Rumors section of the site.

Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News
Source: MMA Junkie