MARKUS PEREZ SUBMITS IAN HEINISCH TO WIN THE LFA MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE ON AXS TV FIGHTS TONIGHT
In a battle for the vacant Legacy Fighting Alliance Middleweight Championship, top Brazilian prospect Markus Perez (10-0) submitted Colorado native Ian Heinisch (8-1) in the first round on tonight's live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 22 from the 1st Bank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. In the co-main event, Gilbert Smith (13-6) sunk a guillotine choke in the second round against Ben Smith (15-5) to win his retirement fight.
AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck break down the night's action in the highlight video here.
Official LFA 22 Results are as follows:
- Main Event - Middleweight Fight - Markus Perez (10-0) caught Ian Heinisch (8-1) in an arm triangle to win by submission at 2:14 in round one.
- Co-Main Event - Catchweight Fight (190 pounds) - Gilbert Smith (13-6) submitted Ben Smith (15-5) with a guillotine choke at 4:16 in round two.
- Catchweight Fight (140 pounds) - Chris Gutierrez (11-3-1) won a split decision over Mario Israel (10-4) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
- Featherweight Fight - Derek Brenon (6-0) outlasted Boimah Karmo (4-3) to win by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
- Flyweight Fight - Brandon Royval (6-3) caught Demetrius Wilson (5-2) in a triangle choke to win by submission at 2:00 in round two.
- Strawweight Fight - Maycee Barber (2-0) out-fought Mallory Martin (1-2) to win by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).
- Lightweight Fight - Jonathan Wyderko (3-1) stopped Juan Gonzalez (3-1) to win by TKO (strikes) at 0:52 in round two.