Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, who just won in the Bellator MMA World Light Heavyweight Grand Prix over the weekend against Jose Augusto by second-round knockout, was arrested and charged with identity theft stemming from the use of a stolen credit card, a crime police say he committed in 2019.
Onward to today’s focus:
UFC Fight Pass brings you a pair of live MMA shows this Friday night as your combat sports weekend gets underway with TITAN FC 69 and LFA 107.
Our focus today is on the latter, as Legacy Fighting Alliance begins a residency inside the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, SD.
Action from LFA 107 will begin with the three-fight undercard at 7:30 p.m. ET, 4:30 p.m. PT on the LFA Facebook page, followed at 9 p.m. ET, 6 p.m. PT on UFC Fight Pass with the seven-fight main card.
Highlighting the night is a nontitle main event at Featherweight pitting Kamuela Kirk (10-4) against Daniel Swain (20-10-1) in a three-round fight at five minutes per round to close the show.
Heading into your main attraction, both men stand level at 5-foot-9.
How they got here:
Both men have gone 3-2 in their respective last five MMA appearances.
Kirk snapped a two-fight loss streak with a first-round knockout of Guilherme Santos in LFA 97 back in January on Fight Pass.
In the other corner, Swain’s last fight ended in a TKO due to rib injury by TJ Laramie at the end of the first round of the Aug. 11, 2020 Contender Series episode on ESPN+.
The Tale of the Tape:
Tapology shows that Kirk owns a five-inch reach advantage (75 inches to 70 inches) over Swain.
Prediction: Kamuela Kirk by first-round TKO.
Other fights on LFA 107 include:
Co-Main Event: Vernon Lewis (8-4) vs. Alejandro Solórzano (9-2) [Heavyweight]
George Garcia (9-4) vs. Ricardo Dias (9-4) [Bantamweight]
Jordan Heiderman (3-0) vs. Anthony Garrett (6-2) [Heavyweight]
James Wilson (3-0) vs. Daniel Jefferson (2-2) [Lightweight]
Taylor Mauldin (debut) vs. Ambar de la Herran (debut) [Women’s Flyweight]
Allan Begosso (5-0-1) vs. Luciano Ramos (6-5) [Bantamweight]
The following prelims will take place ahead of the main card:
LJ Portee (2-2) vs. Ray Waters (debut) [Welterweight]
Corey Davis (5-3) vs. Thomas Powell (4-5) [Welterweight]
Alandria Brown (debut) vs. Shania Arredondo (debut) [Strawweight]