Dakota Cochrane and Ciro Rodrigues are
Ready for War in the Main Event of LFA 25!
OMAHA, NE (Thur, October 19, 2017)– The weigh in event for LFA 25 will take place later today Thursday, Oct. 19 starting at at 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT. The LFA 25 event will air on AXS TV Friday, Oct. 20 at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT. The Live Stream of the weigh-ins can be seen below.
The main event of the evening features Dakota Cochrane (29-2) vs. Ciro”Badboy” Rodrigues (21-6) in the Welterweight division. This will be Cochrane’s 5th fight of 2017 as well as his 11th appearance inside a RFA, Legacy, or LFA cage. Rodrigues came out strong in his LFA debut, finishing the fight in the first round with a beautiful KO of UFC vet, David Michaud. Both fighters are pushing to defend their winning streak so don’t expect this one to last long!
The Featherweights are gearing up for battle in the co-main event as Darrick Minner (19-6) returns to AXS TV to take on LFA newcomer, Fernando Padilla (8-1). Both contenders have a habit of snatching first round finishes, with Padilla sporting 7 first round finishes on his record and Minner boasting 15. Minner is no stranger to the Featherweight division, having fought multiples times at that weight before, but this will be the first time he fights in the weight division on AXS TV. Watch for both of these wrestlers to give us a lesson in ground game on Friday night!
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Full Broadcast Card:
- Welterweight – Ciro Rodriguez (21-6) vs. Dakota Cochrane (29-12)
- Featherweight – Fernando Padilla (8-1) vs. Darrick Minner (19-6)
- Welterweight – Jordan Larson (8-3) vs. Kassius Holdorf (10-4)
- Bantamweight – Michael Graves (3-1) vs. Emeka Ifekandu (5-0)
- Bantamweight – Steven Merrill (4-1) vs. Dwight Joseph (5-1)
- Welterweight – Sultan Umar (5-1) vs. Matt Delanoit (25-14)
- Middleweight – Willie Whitehead (2-1) vs. Virgil Knight (1-0)
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