With Nohelin Hernandez stepping into the UFC Octagon and out of the headliner for LFA 72, the promotion has moved to match Daniel Madrid (16-6) up against Chris Harris (11-3) at the top of the bill. The show will still air on July 26 on AXS TV with the fighting getting underway at 10 p.m. ET.
Madrid, 35, is riding a three fight win streak, finishing all three of those opponents. He has not been read the scorecards since 2013. He may be just 1-1 under the LFA banner, but the Arizona native has won 9 of his last 11.
Harris, the younger man at 29, is a Bellator veteran. He also carries into the cage a .500 record in the LFA. Harris will be meeting Madrid in enemy territory after traveling from Kansas.
In the co-main event, former UFC and RIZIN competitor Anthony Birchak meets Raphael Montini de Lima, of Brazil.
Full fight card
Daniel Madrid vs. Chris Harris, middleweights
Anthony Birchak vs. Raphael Montini de Lima, bantamweights
Jacob McClintock vs. Raymond Pina, welterweights
Roman Salazar vs. Mario Israel, catchweight (140 pounds)
Paris Stanford vs. Jake Heffernan, featherweights
Mike Hamel vs. Bruno Souza, featherweights
Vincent Arredondo vs. Alex Sanchez, lightweights
Joey Faletagoai vs. Kealo’l Kanekoa, welterweights
Ray Waters vs. Steve Vasquez, welterweights