Exclusive: Legacy Fighting strikes a deal with HDNet Fights and Europa Expo
April 2 2012 8:15 PM ET
Legacy Fighting Championship and the Europa Expo partner up; agree to multi-year broadcast deal with HDNet.
UPDATE (4/4/12): Legacy has announced that Marcus Aurelio will take on Mike Bronzoulis on the May card
UPDATE (4/3/12): Robert Drysdale and Isaac “Ike” Villanueva have been dropped from the card. No replacements have been announced, stay tuned to HD.net for all the latest news on this and other legacy cards.
HDNet Fights and Legacy Fighting Championship have struck a multi-year deal giving Legacy a national home for it’s fights and securing even more mixed martial arts for HDNet.
The first show under the deal is the previously announced Legacy 11, taking place in Houston on May 11th. In the main event George Patino takes on Jesus Rivera for the vacant Legacy lightweight title.
This August, Legacy Fighting will team up with the Europa Sports Expo in Dallas, one of the top bodybuilding expos in the country. Legacy will be the FIRST organization to hold a professional MMA event at any Europa Expo.
The new long-term deal between HDNet Fights and the Legacy Fighting Championships promises to deliver world-class MMA action to fight fans for years to come. Stay tuned to HDNet Fights and Inside MMA as we continue to bring you news and updates on all the Legacy Fighting events.
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