ANDREA LEE RETAINS THE LFA FLYWEIGHT TITLE AND JAMES NAKASHIMA WINS THE WELTERWEIGHT BELT ON 'AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 23' TONIGHT
LFA Women's Flyweight Champion Andrea Lee (8-2) retained her title tonight, dominating challenger Jamie Thorton (4-4) for two rounds before submitting her with a Kimura in the co-main event of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 23. Then, in the headlining fight, top welterweight prospect James Nakashima (8-0) upset defending champ Derrick Krantz (20-10) to win the LFA welterweight title by split decision.
Earlier in the night, 20-year-old Sabina Mazo (4-0) recreated her viral KO from LFA 9 in April, delivering another highlight-reel head kick to knock out Linsey Williams (1-2) in the first round.
And check out more angles of the KO here, with commentary from Mazo herself.
AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck break down tonight's action, which included five finishes in six fights, in the highlight video here.
Official LFA 23 results are as follows:
- Main Event - Welterweight Title Fight - James Nakashima (8-0) defeated Derrick Krantz (20-10) via split decision (49-46, 47-48, 50-45).
- Co-Main Event - Flyweight Title Fight - Andrea Lee (8-2) submitted Jamie Thorton (4-4) with a Kimura at 2:54 in round two.
- Light Heavyweight Fight - Ryan Spann (11-5) submitted LeMarcus Tucker (5-3) with a rear naked choke at 2:55 in round one.
- Lightweight Fight - Brian Billiot (5-0) caught Brandon Shavers (4-1) in a heel hook to win by submission at 3:07 in round two.
- Flyweight Fight - Sabina Mazo (4-0) knocked out Linsey Williams (1-2) with a head kick at 4:26 in round one.
- Featherweight Fight - Peter Stanonik (5-2) landed a knock out punch against Kendrik Williams (4-1) at 4:18 in round two.