MMA fighter dies moments before Shooto’s weigh-ins in Brazil
MMA fighter Leandro "Feijao" Souza (1-1), a member of Nova Uniao and Delfim Cacadores, died on Thursday while cutting weight for Friday's Shoot Brazil 43 card in Rio de Janeiro. The 26-year-old fighter, who was slated to fight Gabriel Brasil (1-1) in flyweight action, was cutting the final two pounds for the official weigh-ins when he passed out, and his death was confirmed moments later.
Holly Holm gets new opponent for Legacy FC 24
Former pro boxing champion Holly Holm has a new opponent for next month's Legacy FC 24 event.
Following an injury withdrawal by Erica Paes (2-1), Holm (4-0) is now slated to fight fellow bantamweight Nikki Knudsen (2-1) at the Oct. 11 event, which airs on AXS TV from Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas.
Jon Fitch vs. Marcelo Alfaya slated for WSOF 6
Jon Fitch will look to get back on
the winning track next month.
The former UFC welterweight
contender will meet Marcelo
Alfaya at WSOF 6 on Oct. 26 in
Florida, WSOF executive vice
president Ali Abdel-Aziz confirmed
with MMAFighting.com. Both
fighters have verbally agreed to
the 170-pound bout.