Legend FC 11 set for Malaysia on April 27

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After a long break between events, Hong Kong based promotion Legend Fighting Championships is set to return with Australian and New Zealand fighters again expected to appear on the card. Legend FC 11 will be the promotions first trip to Malaysia with the event scheduled to be held at the Chin Woo Stadium in Kuala Lumpur on April 27. 

News of the event was first revealed on MMA-In-Asia.com with Bloodyelbow.com later confirming further match-ups including one with Australian Damien Brown.

Hot off a win against fellow Australian Rob Hill, Queensland based fighter Damien Brown (9-3) will return to Legend FC where he faces Shooto 2011 Rookie Tournament Champion Yusuke Kasuya (7-1) who is coming off a first-round armbar submission win over New Zealand fighter Jacques Marsters. Notably, Kasuya’s only professional loss has came to Rob Hill at Legend FC 8.

The event will be headlined by Legend FC Lightweight champion Jadamba Narantungalag (8-2) returning to defend his belt against Japanese contender Koji Ando (7-3). Jadamba captured the crown with a split points decision over Adrian Pang while Ando is coming off consecutive victories over Damien Brown and most recently Rob Hill.

A new Legend FC Welterweight Champion will be crowned following Bae Myoung Ho vacating the belt with China’s Yi JingLiang (7-2) set to have his seventh fight inside the promotion when he faces New Zealand fighter Luke Jumeau (4-1). In his most recent outing JingLiang won a unanimous decision over Australian youngster Dan Pauling while 25 year-old Jumeau won via decision against Alex Niu in his most recent bout at Legend FC 10. 

Rounding off the three title fights on the card will be a clash between Augustino Delarmino (6-2) who will be looking getting some revenge against Ji Xian (10-2). The Chinese fighter Xian has a victory over Augustino’s brother Leonard Delarmino and most notably for Australian’s, Xian is the fighter that submitted Jack Gooderham back a Legend FC 9.

New Zealand Light-Heavyweight fighter Sam Brown (12-5) will be looking at making it three wins from as many appearances inside Legend FC when he faces 24 year-old South Korean Yang Hae Jun (8-4). As many as five New Zealand fighters are scheduled to appear on the card with further to be announced shortly.

Here is the current fight card:

  • Jadamba Narantungalag vs Koji Ando – Legend FC Lightweight Title
  • Yi Jingliang vs Luke Jumeau – Legend FC Welterweight Title
  • Ji Xian vs Augustin Delarmino – Legend FC Bantamweight Title
  • Yang Hae Jun vs Sam Brown
  • Yusuke Kasuya vs Damien Brown
  • Hanif Bin Zainal vs Rocky Lee

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