Legends of Fighting Championship(LFC), a long running regional promotion based in Indianapolis, IN., has reached an agreement to serve as a talent feeder for Tachi Palace Fights(TPF). TPF is widely considered 1 of the premier events on the west coast and is arguably the top event(outside of Zuffa) for flyweights and bantamweights. Beginning on February 10th, 2012 the LFC will host an 8 man tournament at 135lbs. over the course of 3 events and the tournament winner will be awarded a TPF contract.
The semifinals will be in April 2012 and the final will be in June 2012. “Both organizations have had many fighters move up to the biggest promotions on earth and this deal will allow TPF to scout new midwest talent and market their event to new regions. We are very excited to be able to work with TPF and this only cements the LFC’s reputation and commitment to helping fighters move up”-LFC Promoter Scott Sims. The full tournament field is listed below and features fighters from 7 states.