On Friday, Aug. 17, Legacy Fighting Alliance visited the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, S.D., for its 19th event.

In the night’s main event, UFC veteran David Michaud looked to make it three straight wins as he takes on Brazilian Ciro Rodrigues. Michaud entered the contest having scored back-to-back stoppage victories. Rodrigues, meanwhile, is a former Jungle Fight champion and also rode a two-fight winning streak into the contest.

The co-main event featured flyweights Sid Bice and Kenny Porter.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV. Above are video highlights of the main card (courtesy of AXS TV).

Ciro Rodrigues def. David Michaud by knockout (left hook). Round 1, 1:57
Sid Bice def. Kenny Porter by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Marcus Edwards def. Clarence Jordan by unanimous decision (29-27×3)
Maikel Pérez def. Derrick Mandell by unanimous decision (30-27×3)
Maurice Greene def. Jermaine McDermott by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 3:06
Emeka Ifekandu def. Steve Merrill by TKO (punches). Round 3, 1:25
J.P. Saint Louis def. Tyler Ray by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:44
Ryan Debelak def. Ivan Tereschenko by TKO (right hook). Round 1, 2:06
Robiel Tesfaldet def. Anthony Yost by TKO (ground and pound). Round 1, 2:59
Kevin Diaz def. Ricky Ortiz by knockout (head kick). Round 1, 1:53 (a)
Alex Messmer def. Austin Ovre by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:52 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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