On February 1, Legacy Fighting Alliance returns to the Valley of the Rising Sun and the Comerica Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, with LFA 59. The main event at welterweight will see U.S. Marine Corps veteran Kyle “Gunz Up” Stewart against Legacy FC vet Jared “Nite Train” Gooden.
Stewart one of Arizona’s most popular fighters started out 10-0, with seven finishes, four by submission, and three by knock out. This led to a shot at the LFA welterweight title and his first pro loss, dropping a unanimous decision to James Nakashima at LFA 46. “Gunz Up” got back in the win column at LFA 53 with a unanimous decision win over Braden Smith.
Gooden from Duluth, Georgia, won his first six pro bouts, before a 1-2 spurt and has rebounded to win his last five. “Nite Train” has nine his five knock outs and four by submission.
In the co-main event at middleweight, UFC vet “Polish Pistola” Seth Bacznski tangles with Daniel “Demigod” Madrid, who has all his wins by stoppage. At bantamweight Kevin “Quicksand” Natividad brings a 3-fight win streak into meeting Andy “Golden Boy” Perez, who’s coming off a split decision win over Paris Stanford. The Bantamweight division will also see 2-time LFA vet Emeka Ifekandu squaring off with MMA Lab representative Kyler Philips.
AXS TV Main Card
170: Kyle Stewart (11-1) vs. Jared Gooden (12-2)
185: Seth Baczynski (22-15) vs. Daniel Madrid (15-6)
135: Andy Perez (9-7) vs. Kevin Natividad (7-1)
135: Emeka Ifekandu (6-2) vs. Kyler Philips (5-1)