Texas based Legacy Fighting Championship is one of the top regional MMA promotions in the U.S., and they been the launching pad for many up-and-coming fighters in the sport today. Legacy FC has established a reputation for finding and developing great talent and putting together excellent fight card; a major reason why they have a deal with AXS TV.

On Friday, Oct. 16, 2015, Legacy FC heads to Center Stage Atlanta in Atlanta for Legacy FC 47: Harvison vs. Rinaldi. As always, the team at Legacy FC has put together a tremendous fight card with tons of potential.

The Southeast’s Top Talent

As one of the premier regional promotions in MMA today, Legacy FC’s roster contains a strong mix of high level veterans and top tier up and comers. Legacy FC has become a proving ground for fighters looking to make it to the UFC and every event they host will feature at least one fighter who is destined for bigger and better things.

Legacy FC 47 is set to feature some of the best up-and-coming talent in the Southeastern United States. Featuring numerous local fighters from the Georgia fight scene, Legacy FC 47 will be a great opportunity for fans across the country to see what the South has to offer live on AXS TV.

Local TUF Alums Battling It Out

In the main event of the evening, two former competitors from The Ultimate Fighter will battle it out in the lightweight division as Clay Harvison takes on Jordan Rinaldi. Rinaldi’s run on TUF was short lived – losing his fight to make it into the TUF house – but the 28-year-old is heading into this bout riding a strong three fight win streak.Harvison on the other hand actually made it into the house and proceeded to make the UFC roster. After winning his UFC debut at The Ultimate Fighter 13 Finale, Harvison was finished in back to back fights and released from the organization. But since then, Harvison is 4-1 and heads into this bout on a win streak of his own.

Harvison and Rinaldi are true veterans of the sport and they are both hungry to compete. Expect to see a rugged and entertaining lightweight bout on Friday night.

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RJ Gardner
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RJ Gardner is a rabid sports fan and a long time MMA enthusiast. After watching UFC 1 at ripe old age of 11 RJ was hooked and his passion for the sport has continued to blossom over the years. RJ has been covering MMA since 2007 and has had work featured on Bleacher Report, SI.com, CBSSports.com and UFC.com. RJ is also a Petroleum Transportation Operations Manager during the day.