One of the promotions hit the hardest by Anthem Sports & Entertainment’s purchase of AXS TV was the Legacy Fighting Alliance, as they were quickly booted off the channel after last weeks LFA 76 card.
The future of the promotion is hazy at the moment, but after this Friday Nights LFA 77 card, which is going to be untelevised, both LFA 78 and LFA 79 will get postponed to future dates.
“Anthem Sports & Entertainment recently acquired a majority interest in AXS TV, at which point LFA was advised that AXS TV would be discontinuing its live televised programming of LFA. As a result, we are in the process of seeking a new broadcasting partner. Once our new broadcasting deal is finalized, we will continue developing the next generation of MMA stars in front of a large televised audience. In the meantime, we are excited to be doing just that on Friday, when we bring the LFA heavyweight tournament final to Minnesota. Daniel James and Brett Martin advanced to the final of our four-man heavyweight tournament and will face each other with the title on the line at LFA 77. The fights on Friday will be recorded for broadcast at a later date. LFA 78 in Colorado and LFA 79 in California will also be postponed until a later date. Those dates will be released in conjunction with the announcement of an exciting new broadcasting deal.”
There is no word yet on where the LFA may wind up, but there has been a push as of late for UFC Fight Pass to broadcast future events from the promotion.
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