Millender vs. Frincu headlines, Dern returns to face Polk at LFA 24

Matthew Frincu

A welterweight showdown headlines Legacy Fighting Alliance 24 as Curtis Millender takes on Matthew Frincu.  LFA 24 takes place October 13th at the Comerica Theater in Phoenix, AZ with a main card broadcast on AXS TV.

11-2 Matthew Frincu first came to most fans’ notice going 2-1 in WSOF with wins over Eric Ragan and Danny Davis Jr. followed by a loss to Abubakar Nurmagomedov.  Frincu followed up that experience with wins over Dano Moore and Freddie Conteras in regional shows then Kris Hocum and Maycon Mendonca in LFA.  12-3 Curtis Millender took all three of his losses in 2015 but bounced back in 2016 to start his current four-win streak.

Joey Miola

After starting this year with a win over Johnny Cisneros at Bellator 170 Millender moved on to LFA where he defeated Kevin Holland in the main event on June 2nd.

The co-main event sees 9-4 Vinicius Zani take on 9-2 Joey Miolla.  Zani fought once in RFA where he defeated Joseph Murphy in June 2016 and has since defeated William Joplin in April to enter this bout with three wins in a row.  Miolla is well known to fans of the independent scene as he fought in WSOF, RFA, and even King of the Cage.  After losing a title fight to Leandro Higo in April 2016 Miolla defeated TJ Brown that September with this being his first fight in thirteen months.

Mackenzie Dern with submission

Fight card

  • Ace Martinez vs. Manny Villarreal
  • Nicholas Chasteen vs. Keoni Diggs
  • Glen Baker vs. Kevin Natividad
  • Luiz Antonio Lobo Gavinho vs. Cory Sandhagen
  • Maycon Mendonca vs. Larue Burley
  • Mandy Polk vs. Mackenzie Dern
  • Vinicius Zani vs. Joey Miolla
  • Curtis Millender vs. Matthew Frincu