On Friday, July 12, Legacy Fighting Alliance held its 71st event from the Coca-Cola Roxy in Atlanta.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s welterweight strap was on the line when Jamaica’s Jason Jackson takes on Brazilian Hemerson Souza. Jackson is a veteran of Bellator MMA, Titan FC and Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on AXS TV.

Jason Jackson def. Hemerson Souza by split decision (48-47, 46-49, 48-47) – for welterweight title
Hugh Pulley def. Demarques Jackson by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Ary Farias def. Devante Sewell by technical submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:58
Gregory Rodrigues def. Tanner Saraceno by unanimous decision (30-25,30-25, 30-27)
Tyler Ray def. Pedro Paulino by unanimous decision (30-26 x3)
Robert Hale def. Zach Fears by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Chris Brown def. Yemi Oduwole by TKO (head kick and punches). Round 2, 1:38
Clay Harvison def. Mike Barnett by unanimous decision
Impa Kasanganay def. Devorious Tubb by split decision
Leivon Lewis def. Jonathan Jackson by unanimous decision

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