Alex “The Spartan” Nicholson 9-4 MMA vs Ryan “Superman” Spann 12-5 MMA set for inaugural light-heavyweight title bout at LFA 32 on January 26, 2018.
Nicholson last competed in October where he won via 1st round KO over Chris “Huggy Bear” Barnett 15-6 MMA at Island Fights 42. One month prior Nicholson picked up another 1st round KO at NLFC 8 over Demoreo Dennis 6-5 MMA. Nicholson has finished all 9 of his wins with 8 in the first round.
Spann is coming off two first round finishes as well. His KO over Myron “The Future” Dennis 14-7 MMA at LFA 27 and a rear-naked-choke over LeMarcus “The Freight Train” Tucker 5-3 MMA at LFA 23. Spann has finished 11 of his 12 wins with 10 in the first round.
A middleweight title bout has also been booked for the vacant middleweight strap. Brendan “All In” Allen 8-2 MMA vs undefeated Anthony “Fluffy” Hernandez 5-0 MMA will take the nights main event slot. Hernandez has all 5 wins by first round stoppage and is also making his LFA debut.