LFA 39 – Heinisch vs. Checco took place on Friday, May 4th at Dobson Arena in Vail, Colorado. The entire main card was televised live and nationwide on AXS TV.
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In front of his hometown crowd in Colorado, Ian Heinisch (10-1) knocked out Gabriel Checco (10-3) with an overhand right in the first round to win the Legacy Fighting Alliance interim middleweight title tonight on AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 39.
Check out Heinisch’s highlight-reel finish here:
More must-see highlights from the night include:
A first-round arm injury ended Jerome Rivera’s (7-2) night against Brandon Royval (7-3), who was awarded the TKO victory.
19-year-old Maycee Barber (4-0) remained undefeated, finishing Audrey Perkins (1-1) in the third round.
Full highlights from LFA 39 are available below presented by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and Ron Kruck from over 8200 ft above sea level at the Dodson Arena in Vail, Colorado.
LFA 39 Results:
Main Event – Interim Middleweight Title Fight – Ian Heinisch (10-1) knocked out Gabriel Checco (10-3) at 3:44 in round one.
Co-Main Event – Middleweight Fight – Hayard Charles (16-10) defeated Christiano Frohlich (9-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Flyweight Fight – Brandon Royval (7-3) defeated Jerome Rivera (7-2) via TKO (referee stoppage) at 0:40 in round one.
Strawweight Fight – Maycee Barber (4-0) finished Audrey Perkins (1-1) to win by TKO due to strikes at 2:54 in round three.
Lightweight Fight – Austin Hubbard (9-2) defeated Harvey Park (9-2) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Catchweight Fight (140 pounds) – Ahmet Kayretli (7-2) finished Turrell Galloway (8-7) to win by TKO (referee stoppage) at 5:00 in round two.
Youssef Zalal (5-0) submitted Daniel Soto (3-2) with a rear-naked choke at 1:38 in round two.
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