Eryk Anders and Roberto Sanchez Crowned LFA Champions on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 14
Photo credit Mike Jackson/Legacy Fighting Alliance
HOUSTON, TEXAS (Sat, June 24, 2017)– LEGACY FIGHTING ALLIANCE 14 took place on Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Arena Theater in Houston, Texas.
At LFA 14 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 the event here:
Colbey Northcutt (0-1), sister of UFC fighter and Legacy Fighting Championship alum Sage Northcutt, and Courtney King (1-0) made their pro MMA debuts tonight, with Courtney King winning by TKO after the referee stopped the fight in the second round.
Strawweight Maycee Barber (1-0) kicked off the night submitting Itzel Esquivel (2-1) with an armbar in the first round.
Official LFA 14 Results
Main Event – Middleweight Title Fight – Eryk Anders (8-0) defeated Brendan Allen (7-2) by unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46)
Co-Main Event – Flyweight Title Fight – Roberto Sanchez (7-0) submitted Jerome Rivera (7-1) with an amrbar at 3:41 in round three.
Middleweight Fight – Danny Orr (5-1) defeated Noel Ligon (5-2) via split decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27).
Bantamweight Fight – Dulani Perry (4-0) out-punched Dave Acosta (5-2) to win by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Featherweight Fight – Courtney King (1-0) defeated Colbey Northcutt (0-1) by TKO (referee stoppage) at 3:27 in round two.
Strawweight Fight – Maycee Barber (1-0) submits Itzel Esquivel (2-1) with an armbar at 3:52 in round one.
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