Pete Spratt vs Evangelista Santos Added to Legacy FC 17
MMA Junkie reports that Pete Spratt (25-21) will face Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos (18-15) at Legacy FC 17 in February. It will take place at the Cowboys Dancehall in San Antonio. The main card airs on AXS TV.
Spratt is a fourteen-year veteran who has competed for UFC and Strikeforce. He’s currently on a 3-1 run, including a March decision win over Daniel Acacio (19-13) at Amazon Forest Combat. In his Legacy FC debut in July of 2011, he defeated Antonio Flores with a 25 second knockout.
Santos will fight for the first time in eighteen months. He requested and was given his Strikeforce release after losses to Nick Diaz and Jordan Mein.
The card will also feature Jared Rosholt (4-1) vs Richard Odoms (7-0), Nick Gonzalez (18-10) vs Kevin Aguilar (4-1), and Billy Buch (3-1) vs. Patrick Ybarra (2-0). It also includes Johnny Ray Rodriguez (2-1) vs Johnny Rodriguez (2-1) and Rodrigo Pinheiro (3-1) vs an unnamed opponent after an 18-month layoff.
The latest Legacy FC 17 card now includes:
MAIN CARD (AXS TV, 10 p.m. ET):
Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos vs. Pete Spratt
Richard Odoms vs. Jared Rosholt
Kevin Aguilar vs. Nick Gonzalez
Billy Buch vs. Patrick Ybarra
Johnny Ray Rodriguez vs. Johnny Rodriguez
Rodrigo Pinheiro vs. TBA
PRELIMINARY CARD (Untelevised):
Eryk Anders vs. Daniel Jolly
Chris Lopez vs. Julian Shore
Jordan Gaza vs. Nancy Talbott
Ernest De La Cruz vs. Jamal Emmers
Marco Hernandez vs. Cameron Martin
William Medrano vs. Brandon Ruiz