LFA 56 takes place at Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota on Friday (Dec. 7 2018) at 9pm ET live on AXS TV. The vacant 155-pound title – left by PFL’s Robert Watley – is up for grabs in the main event as Elevation Fight Team’s Austin Hubbard faces Killys Mota.
Hubbard (9-2) is coming off a unanimous decision win over Harvey Park at LFA 39 and has won five of his last six fights. The 26-year-old will be competing for the third time this year. Mota (11-0) heads into this matchup off an impressive LFA debut where he submitted Bobby Lee at LFA 41 back in June. The 28-year-old has finished nine of his 11-career opponents.
Here’s my interview with Hubbard
Here’s my interview with Alpar
Also on the main card is a pivitol bantamweight matchup pitting former Victory FC champion Raufeon Stots against Levi Mowles. Stots (10-1) has won back-to-back fights since losing his only professional bout against current UFC bantamweight Merab Dvalishvili. The Roufusport standout has finished six of his 11-career opponents. Mowles (10-3) heads into this contest off four-straight wins, three of those being stoppage victories. The 23-year-old holds wins over main event fighter Yanez and UFC veteran Edwin Figueroa.
Here’s my interview with Stots
MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for LFA 55 moments ago via Bet DSI:
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In the co-main event, hometown favorite Bobby Lee will look for back-to-back wins when he faces Titan FC veteran Demarques Jackson. Lee (9-2) rebounded from his loss to Mota back in June with a flying knee knockout win over Ben Neumann at LFA 50 in August. The 22-year-old has won fhree of his last four fights. Jackson (9-2) heads into this matchup off back-to-back wins including a split decsiion victory over Bryce Logan at Bellator 204 in August. “Scrap Iron” has won four of his last five fights.
Also on the card, Contender Series veteran Alton Cunningham faces Erick Murray in a light heavyweight contest. Here’s my interview with Cunningham
Two of the best featherweight prospects square off on the main card as Factory X standout Youssef Zalal faces Josh Marsh. Here’s my interview with Zalal
MMAOddsmaker Nick Kalikas opened the betting lines for LFA 56 moments ago via Bet DSI:
LFA 56: Hubbard vs. Mota
Mystic Lake Casino Hotel
Prior Lake, Minnesota
December 7th at 9PM ET on AXS TV
Austin Hubbard +190
Killys Mota -270
Catchweight (160 lb)
Bobby Lee +165
Demarques Jackson -215
Erick Murray Jr +225
Alton Cunningham -305
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