Category Archives: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE

Jimmy Flick Upsets Johnny Bedford with D’Arce Choke Submission in the Main Event on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’

Jimmy Flick Upsets Johnny Bedford with D’Arce Choke Submission in the Main Event on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’ This just in… JIMMY FLICK UPSETS JOHNNY BEDFORD WITH D’ARCE CHOKE SUBMISSION IN THE MAIN EVENT ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 16’   Headlining bantamweight prospect Jimmy Flick (10-3) upset UFC veteran Johnny Bedford (23-13-1) tonight, catching him in a D’Arce choke and winning by technical submission in the third round on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 16. Watch Flick’s lights-out submission and more highlights from LFA 16 on YouTube here. In another highlight-reel finish earlier in the night, Geoff Neal (7-2) lived up to his nickname, “Hands of Steel,” by dropping Bilal Williams (8-4) with a knockout punch near the end of the first round. Check out a GIF of the KO on Twitter here. Photos from tonight’s event are available for media use via Dropbox here (credit...

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Richard Odoms Wins LFA Heavyweight Title with 5th Round Submission on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 15

Richard Odoms Wins LFA Heavyweight Title with 5th Round Submission on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 15 RICHARD ODOMS WINS LFA HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE WITH FIFTH ROUND SUBMISSION ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 15’ After four and a half-rounds of back-and-forth action in the AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 15 main event, 42-year-old police officer and heavyweight contender Richard Odoms (13-3) caught Jared Vanderaa (5-1) in a Kimura submission to win the inaugural LFA Heavyweight Title. Check out a short video clip of the finish here. Full highlights from tonight’s LFA 15 broadcast are available here In another can’t-miss highlight, Dan Moret (12-3) submitted Derrick Adkins (9-4) by arm triangle choke with just one second left in the fight. Here are the official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 15 Main Event – Heavyweight Title Fight – Richard Odoms (13-3) finished Jared Vanderaa (5-1) by submission...

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Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14

Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14 Here are the highlights from tonight’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 where two new LFA champions were crowned. In the main event, Eryk Anders (8-0) and Brendan Allen (7-2) delivered a five-round slug-fest, with Anders, a former Alabama football star, winning the inaugural LFA middleweight title by unanimous decision.   In the co-main event, Roberto Sanchez (7-0) caught fellow undefeated prospect Jerome Rivera (7-1) in an armbar in the third round to win the inaugural LFA flyweight belt.   Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available to embed here: http://bit.ly/LFA14_Highlights   Photos for media use are available to download here (credit Mike Jackson/Legacy Fighting Alliance): http://bit.ly/LFA14_Photos   Other highlights include:   Colbey Northcutt (0-1), sister of UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship alum Sage Northcutt, and Courtney King...

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Watch: LFA 14 Weigh-In Video featuring Colbey Northcutt, Courtney King, Jerome Rivera, Roberto Sanchez, Brendan Allen & Eryk Anders

Watch: LFA 14 Weigh-In Video featuring Colbey Northcutt, Courtney King, Jerome Rivera, Roberto Sanchez, Brendan Allen & Eryk Anders Fighters hit the scales today ahead of tomorrow night’s live broadcast of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 at 9pE/6pP. Headlining the night’s action, Brendan Allen (7-1) will take on Eryk Anders (7-0) for the LFA middleweight belt, while undefeated prospects Jerome Rivera (7-0) and Roberto Sanchez (6-0) face off for the inaugural flyweight title. Also on the televised card, Colbey Northcutt (0-0), sister to UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship/AXS TV Fights alum Sage Northcutt, will make her professional MMA debut against Courtney King (0-0)....

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Derrick Krantz Wins Inaugural LFA Welterweight Title by TKO on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 12’

Derrick Krantz Wins Inaugural LFA Welterweight Title by TKO on ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 12’ Former Legacy FC Welterweight Champion Derrick Krantz (20-9) overwhelmed Ben Neumann (12-5) with strikes to win by TKO in the second round and claim the inaugural Legacy Fighting Alliance Welterweight Title in the main event of ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 12’ tonight. Check out this GIF of Krantz’s ground and pound that finished the fight: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Krantz In an earlier bout tonight, Julian Marquez landed a slick KO punch on Cameron Olson. Check out the GIF here: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Marquez Full highlights from LFA 12 are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Highlights Photos for media use are available to download via dropbox here. Please photo credit Jesse Kelley/Legacy Fighting Alliance: http://bit.ly/LFA12_Photos LFA 12 Official Results Main Event – Welterweight Title Fight – Derrick Krantz (20-9) scored a TKO victory over Ben Neumann (12-5) at 0:55 in...

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LFA 11 Highlights: Matthew Frincu Lands KO Punch in Main Event & Sean O’Malley Delivers a Spinning Back-Kick KO

Highlights: Matthew Frincu Lands KO Punch in Main Event & Sean O’Malley Delivers a Spinning Back-Kick KO In the main event of AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 11, “The Thunder from Down Under” Matthew Frincu (11-2) knocked out Brazilian Maycon Mendonca (6-2) with a powerful left punch to headline a thrilling night of finishes live from Phoenix.   Check out GIFs of the Australian’s KO here: Full Speed: http://bit.ly/LFA11_Frincu Slow Motion: http://bit.ly/LFA11_FrincuSloMo In another highlight-reel KO tonight, bantamweight Sean O’Malley (7-0) landed a spinning back kick to knock out David Nuzzo (5-2) in the first round: http://bit.ly/LFA11_OMalley   Full highlights from tonight’s broadcast are available to embed via YouTube here: http://bit.ly/LFA11_Highlights LFA 11 Official Results: Main Event – Welterweight Fight – Matthew Frincu (11-2) knocked out Maycon Mendonca (6-2) at 1:36 in round one. Co-Main Event – Welterweight Fight – James Nakashima (7-0) out-fought LaRue Burley...

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Ian Heinisch Makes Quick Work of Lucas Rota in AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 10 Main Event

Ian Heinisch Makes Quick Work of Lucas Rota in AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 10 Main Event Ian Heinisch Makes Quick Work of Lucas Rota in AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 10 Main Event LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 10 Headliner Ian Heinisch (8-0) scored a quick submission win over Lucas Rota (12-7), catching him in a shoulder lock mid-way through the first round of the main event. Check out highlights from tonight’s AXS TV FIGHTS broadcast here: http://bit.ly/LFA10_Highlights Earlier, there was a rare double-knockdown from Maikel Perez and Adam Martinez that highlighted their memorable back-and-forth battle. A GIF of the moment is available via Twitter here – http://bit.ly/LFA10_DoubleKnockdown Photos from today’s weigh in event are available to download via dropbox here. Please credit Richard Burmaster/Legacy Fighting Alliance: http://bit.ly/LFA10_WeighIn LFA 10 Televised Main Card Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Ian Heinisch (8-0) caught Lucas Rota (12-7) in a shoulder lock to win...

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LFA middleweight contender Ian Heinisch reflects on his troubled past

LFA middleweight contender Ian Heinisch reflects on his troubled past Before he steps into the cage tomorrow night in the main event at LFA 10, middleweight contender Ian Heinisch reflects on his troubled past–including prison time in the Canary Islands, Spain and Rikers Island–and discusses how he plans to help others now that he has turned his life around in this feature with AXS TV FIGHTS ringside reporter Ron Kruck Here are the official weigh in results for LFA 10, which begins tomorrow night at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT on AXS TV FIGHTS from the Massari Arena in Pueblo, Colorado. Fighter records and weights (in pounds) are listed in parentheses. LFA 10 Televised Main Card   Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Lucas Rota (12-6, 185.2) vs. Ian Heinisch (7-0, 185) Co-Main Event – Flyweight Fight – Nick Urso (9-3, 125.8) vs. Brandon Royval...

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Julian Marquez returns to action on Friday, May 19th

Julian Marquez returns to action on Friday, May 19th Julian ‘The Cuban Missile Crisis’ Marquez is on a roll in the Light Heavyweight division and plans to take out another tough opponent on Friday, May 19th at Legacy Fighting Alliance 12 in Prior Lake, Minnesota. Marquez recently got the biggest win of his career when he knocked out UFC veteran Matt Hamill 1:22 seconds into the fight....

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LFA 9 Weigh In Highlights Featuring Sabina Mazo, Jamie Thorton, The Dennis Brothers and More

LFA 9 Weigh In Highlights Featuring Sabina Mazo, Jamie Thorton, The Dennis Brothers and More LFA 9 Weigh In Highlights Featuring Sabina Mazo, Jamie Thorton, The Dennis Brothers and More Highlights from the weigh in are available to watch and/or embed via YouTube here: Official weigh in results for LFA 9 are as follows. Fighter’s weight (in pounds) and record are listed in parenthesis: Televised Main Card Main Event – Light Heavyweight Fight – Danilo Marques (7-1, 205) vs. Myron Dennis (13-6, 204) Co-Main Event – Heavyweight Fight – Don’Tale Mayes (2-1, 260) vs. Demoreo Dennis (6-3, 237) Flyweight Fight – Jamie Thorton (4-2, 126) vs. Sabina Mazo (2-0, 126) Lightweight Fight – Jose Martinez (5-1, 156) vs. Kyle Driscoll (4-2, 153) Bantamweight Fight – Nathan Trepagnier (2-1, 136) vs. Travis Quintero (5-0, 136) Featherweight Fight – Malcolm Hill (1-1, 145) vs. Eddie Brown (1-1,...

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