LFA 94 Weigh-in Results: Strawweight Title Fight Set; 3 Miss Weight

By: Jay Pettry
Oct 30, 2020

The Legacy Fighting Alliance ends the month and its third phase with a title fight on Halloween weekend.

LFA 94 is headlined by a women’s strawweight title tilt as Crystal Vanessa Demopoulos (113.4) returns from an unsuccessful outing on Dana White's Contender Series to defend her LFA 115-pound crown. Demopoulos won the title in a thrilling battle against Sam Hughes in July, where she put “Sampage” to sleep with an ultra-rare inverted triangle choke. Her opponent Lupita Godinez (114.6) has yet to lose as a professional, with most of her bouts going the distance including a victory at Combate Americas show in 2019. This will be the Canadian’s LFA debut.

The co-main event features a catchweight contest as Bellator MMA vet Aaron McKenzie (156) squares off with one-time Ultimate Fighting Championship competitor Joe Giannetti (158.2)*, and Giannetti missed weight ahead of their meeting. Chase Gibson (146.4)** also struggled to make weight ahead of his scheduled featherweight scrap with Thai Clark (146), as did Ryan Hayes (138.6)*** in what should have been a bantamweight battle with Fernando Garcia (135.8).

LFA 94’s six-fight main card will air live on UFC Fight Pass starting at 9 p.m. ET. Two preliminary bouts will stream on LFA’s official Facebook page starting at 7:30 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT.

LFA 94 Weigh-in Results:

Crystal Vanessa Demopoulos (113.4) vs. Lupita Godinez (114.6)
Aaron McKenzie (156) vs. Joe Giannetti (158.2)*
Thai Clark (146) vs. Chase Gibson (146.4)**
Fernando Garcia (135.8) vs. Ryan Hayes (138.6)***
Logan Woods (185.2) vs. Osman Diaz (185.4)
Jalin Fuller (186) vs. Miles Amos (186)
Lovethpatra Young (114.8) vs. Reena Norville (115.4)
Edwin Cooper Jr. (145.6) vs. Ethyn Ewing (144)

* Giannetti missed weight by 2.2 pounds and has been fined a percentage of his purse.
** Gibson missed weight by .4 pounds and has been fined a percentage of his purse.
*** Hayes missed weight by 2.6 pounds and has been fined a percentage of his purse.
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