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In a matter of weeks, two, separate, regional MMA promotions have formed to act as UFC feeder leagues having incorporated other promotions on the local circuit.
The first big move was announced on Ariel Helwani’s show, The MMA Hour, with long-time MMA manager Ed Soares, who also served as the president of Resurrection Fighting Alliance (otherwise known as RFA), revealing both RFA and Legacy Fighting Championships had merged to form Legacy Fighting Alliance—a designated feeder league to the UFC along with the other top MMA promotions such as Bellator, Rizin and World Series of Fighting.
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