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Fabio Cherant Looks to Bring LFA Gold Home to New England in Main Event at LFA 99

Updated: Feb 12, 2021

Travis Lizotte "Full Contact Writer"

Lauzon MMA's Fabio Cherant (6-1) saw somewhat of a resurgence in 2020 as he put a loss to Aleksa Camur (6-1) on the 2019 season of Dana White's Contender Series in his rear-view and continued to show why his is one of the most promising prospects in all of New England. With the landscape of the fight world up in the air for most of the last year, Cherant sill managed to find himself in high leverage situations. In July Fabio made his LFA debut in impressive fashion by submitting Erick Murray Jr. (5-3) with an Anaconda Choke under a minute into their bout at LFA 86. Cherant then returned home at CES 61 in October where he turned in an impressive decision victory over formally unbeaten Yu Ji (3-1). With big wins over two formidable opponents in 2020, Cherant looks to kick off 2021 with a splash, as he draws former TUF alum and Glory Kickboxing veteran Myron Dennis (18-7) in the LFA 99 Main Event for the vacant LFA Light-Heavyweight World Title this Friday night live on UFC Fightpass.

His opponent former Legacy Fighting Alliance Light-Heavyweight Champion, prior to the LFA/RFA merger; Myron Dennis is a kickboxer as his history with Glory would indicate and that technique translates to his style inside the cage. Dennis carries some serious knockout power in his right hand and coupled with some of the sharpest thigh kicks around Dennis' striking has a history of wearing down his opponents, leading to eight career