On Friday, Oct. 19, Legacy Fighting Alliance held its 52nd event from the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas.
In the evening’s main event, top bantamweight prospects collidd when Ray Rodriguez took on Chris Gutierrez. Rodriguez entered the match-up having won eight straight fights, including six before the final bell. Gutierrez is a World Series of Fighting veteran who had won his last two bouts.
The event aired live at 9:00 p.m. ET on AXS TV.
Chris Gutierrez def. Ray Rodriguez by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:47
Jimmy Flick def. Cee Jay Hamilton by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 2, 4:09
Puna Soriano def. Jhonoven Pati by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:36
Vernon Lewis def. Jeremy Hardy by TKO (knees and punches). Round 3, 0:51
Itzel Esquivel def. V. Demopoulos by unanimous decision
A. Villarreal def. Jose Johnson by unanimous decision
Hailey Cowan def. Sha Whittington by TKO. Round 1, 1:09
Desiree Yanez def. Fatima Mallett by knockout (punch). Round 1, 2:11
David Miramontes def. Robert Casper by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:00