Ryan Benoit vs Cody Fuller Set To Main Event Legacy FC 24
Posted by Joseph Lee on 09.28.2013
A bantamweight fight...
MMA Junkie reports that a bantamweight fight between Cody Fuller (10-6) and Ryan Benoit (6-2) will main event Legacy FC 24. Fuller replaces Damacio Page (16-8), who was injured with a partially torn LCL. The event takes place on October 11 at the Allen Event Center in Allen, Texas. The main card airs on AXS TV.
Fuller is making his Legacy FC debut at the event. He was on a three-fight win streak, including three stoppages, before he lost to Micah Stockton in the fifth round of their XFL title fight, losing his title. Fuller has nine stoppages in ten wins.
Benoit has three first-round stoppages in three Legacy FC fights. His four-fight win streak ended in May with a decision loss to Anthony Birchak (10-1) at MFC 37.
Here's the current card:
MAIN CARD (AXS TV, 10 p.m. ET)
Ryan Benoit vs. Damacio Page
Carlos Diego Ferreira vs. Chris Feist
Henry Cejudo vs. Ryan Hollis
Charles Byrd vs. Mike Jasper
Holly Holm vs. Nikki Knudsen
Damon Jackson vs. Javier Obregon
PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised, 8 p.m. ET)
Matthew Lozano vs. Klayton Mai
Evan Thompson vs. Edgar Verdin
Eliazar Rodriguez vs. Eli Tamez
Sean Holden vs. Melvin Jordan
Douglas Frey vs. Hunter Tucker