LFA 81 goes down this Friday (January 31st) night at the Hangar on the OC fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California. Headlining the show in the main event will be Jamall “Pretty Boy” Emmers (16-4) taking on Brazilan Rafael Barbosa (12-2). Barbosa comes into the contest having won eight of his last nine and was victorious back at LFA 68 his last fight under the banner.
“Pretty Boy” has reeled off three straight wins with all three coming by finish after coming up short on Dana White’s Contender Series. Emmers the Pinnacle MMA product has worked tirelessly on filling any holes in his game and come Friday night looks to show fight fans that his hard work will pay off. “Pretty Boy” was kind enough to sit down with FightBook MMA during fight week to talk about Kobe, getting fanboyed, camp, and much more. Hear the full interview below.