Watch LFA 36: Simon vs. Zani live on AXS TV Friday, March 23 at 10 PM ET.
LFA 36: Simon vs. Zani is scheduled to be headlined by an LFA Bantamweight Championship bout as champion Ricky Simon (11-1) faces Vinicius Zani (11-4). Ricky Simon goes into this bout on a four-fight win streak, with one taking place during the UFC Fight Pass series Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series. This will be Simon’s first title defense since defeating Chico Camus on December 15th, 2017 to win the vacated title.
His opponent, Vinicius Zani, will be going into this fight having won eight out of his nine bouts, with four of those wins coming by way of finish. He will also be riding a four-fight win streak going into his title fight against Ricky Simon on March 23rd at LFA 36 in Cabazon, CA at the Morongo Casino Outdoor Pavilion.
In the co-main event, Jamall Emmers (12-3) will take on Talison Soares (10-2) in featherweight action. Both fighters will go into this fight on three-fight winning streaks. LFA 36 is also scheduled to feature Tommy Aaron (MMA Record: 5-3) vs. Troy Guerrero (MMA Record: 5-1) in a featherweight bout, and Herdem Alacabek (MMA Record: 3-0) vs. Jonathan Noriega (MMA Record: 3-0) in a battle of undefeated Light-Heavyweights.