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Daiqwon Buckley talks upcoming fight at LFA 144 & meeting Mike Tyson

Daiqwon Buckley is ready for the next step of his professional career when he fights on Oct. 14 at LFA 144.

So far Buckley has passed every test with flying colors.

In his first fight at LFA 120, Buckley out wrestled former NBA player Royce White on way to a clear cut unanimous decision.

Then Buckley got a chance to make the PFL roster when he took on Jon Cunningham on the PFL challenger series. While he wasn’t selected for a PFL contract, he did look great in his fight as he earned the first TKO win of his career.

Following that win, Buckley fought in the Titan FC promotion and picked up another decision win when he defeated Dai’kwon Fuse at Titan FC 77.

After a great start to his professional career, Buckley’s next step comes with a great opportunity as he will fight in the co-main event of LFA 144.

As for his opponent, it’s another major step for Buckley as he is getting his toughest opponent to date in Jordan Heiderman.

Heiderman is 5-0 has a pro and recently competed on season 30 of the famous UFC show The Ultimate Fighter where he went 1-1 on the show.

Buckley is all ready for the challenge and he’s been waiting for this fight for some time now. Ever since he made his professional debut, Buckley had a feeling that one day him and Heiderman would meet and he’s been studying his game ever since.

Prior to the fight, Buckley spoke with MyMMANews to discuss his matchup with Heiderman, having Bellator heavyweight contender Linton Vassell in his corner and recently meeting former boxing heavyweight king Mike Tyson.

You can watch his full interview in the video above.

A full list of fights scheduled for LFA 144 are listed below:
Muin Gafurov vs. Diego Silva 

Jordan Heiderman vs. Daiqwon Buckley 

Yuma Horiuchi vs. Felipe Bunes 

Jared Revel vs. Renato Valente 

Ronald Coleman vs. Chato Wiest 

C. Natividad vs. Israel Galvan 

Brady Minner vs. Patrick Rivera 

Adamu Isah vs. Mateo Gonzalez 

Jeff Nielsen vs. Ben Schauer 

Damen Moyer vs. Brian Sullivan 

Samantha Nabity vs. Annabel Kelly
Roy Magana vs. Nicolas Colunga 


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