On Friday September 26, 2014, Legacy FC heads to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa, OK for Legacy FC 35: Dennis vs. Leite.

With three solid events taking place Friday evening, fans have some decisions to make regarding what they watch live and what they DVR. For fans looking for some action from great up and coming fighters, then Legacy FC 35 is where they need to focus their attention Friday night.

Rafael Lovato Jr.

If you are a fan of high level Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu then you already know who Lovato.

If you don’t, prepare to be educated.

Lovato was the second American to win the Brazilian National Jiu-Jitsu Championship at the black belt level. At the World Jiu-Jitsu Championships, Lovato has won one gold, one silver and six bronze medals. At the World No-Gi Jiu-Jitsu Championship,s he has won one silver and three gold medals. Lovato is one of the most well respected grapplers in the world today and he will be making his MMA debut at Legacy FC 35.

Andrew Todhunter

Todhunter is a fighter to keep a close eye on as this former solider has a ton of potential. Over the course of his still very young career, Todhunter is undefeated with all of his wins coming by way of submission.

As a former Army sniper and combatives instructor, when Todhunter dedicates himself to something he excels. Now that his military career is over Todhunter is focused on being the best fighter he can be and he is off to a stellar start.

Myron Dennis vs. Leonardo Leite

The main event of the evening is really going to be a treat for the fans as Legacy FC light heavyweight champion Dennis takes on promotional newcomer and grappling royalty Leite.Dennis is a tough, young fighter with a bright future in the sport, but he may be in over his head against Leite in this one.

Leite is one of the best grapplers on the planet as he has excelled in both Judo and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu competition on a world level. In Judo, Leite is a two-time Olympian, a three-time Pan American Champion and a three-time medalist at the Judo World Cup Championship. In Jiu-Jitsu Leite is an eight-time Brazilian Champion, a two-time World Champion and a two-time World Cup Champion.

All-in-all, Legacy is putting on a solid card no MMA will want to miss.

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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.