LFA Closes Out May In Minnesota With A High-Stakes Bantamweight Battle

Legacy Fighting Alliance is closing out a busy month of May in Minnesota with LFA 68. The card will be headlined with a bantamweight fight between two-time NCAA Division II national champion wrestler Raufeon Stots, and Brazilian prospect Gustavo Erak.

The event takes place Friday, May 31st at the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The entire main card will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT.

Stots (11-1) will return to the LFA Octagon after proving to be one of the promotion’s top acquisitions in 2018. In September, the two-time NCAA Division II national champion made his LFA debut in his college town of Kearney, Nebraska in the main event of LFA 48. The University of Nebraska-Kearney wrestling legend gave his Nebraska fans a happy homecoming with a highlight reel TKO stoppage of Ryan Lilley. Stots returned two months later in his home state of Texas with another impressive performance. This time he defeated longtime LFA standout Levi Mowles at LFA 55. Now, the 30-year-old will look to pick up his third LFA win in the main event of LFA 68.

Erak (21-4-1) made his long-awaited international and LFA debut just three weeks after Stots made his promotional debut this past September. Erak, like Stots, also made his promotional debut for LFA in the main event slot. The 26-year-old Brazilian headlined LFA 51 on the strength of a dominant 8-fight win streak in his native Brazil. The Muay Thai stylist, and Aspera FC bantamweight champion, returned to the talent-rich Brazilian fight scene to start 2019. There he picked up a pair of dominant wins for the new Future FC promotion. In January, Erak needed less than a round to stop Diego Santos via TKO in the co-main event of Future FC 1. The Brazilian knockout artist returned two months later in the main event of Future FC 3. This time he earned a Unanimous Decision over Wanderlei Junior.

Check out the recently announced fights below.

Fight Card (Subject to Change):
Main Card (AXS TV)

135 – Raufeon Stots (11-1) vs Gustavo Erak (21-4-1)

145 – Nate Jennerman (13-4) vs Luis Saldaña (13-6)

155 – Brandon Jenkins (12-6) vs Le’Ville Simpson (8-4)

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