Roberto Sanchez (Keith Mills/Sherdog)

LFA 7 Results: Sanchez Chokes Out Mai, Pilarte Edges Yanez

On Friday, March 24, Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted its seventh event from the Arena Theatre in Houston.

In the night’s main event, unbeaten flyweight Roberto Sanchez took on Bellator veteran Klayton Mai. Both fighters were staples of Legacy Fighting Championship prior to its merger with Resurrection Fighting Alliance. Sanchez complied a perfect, 5-0 record with the promotion, while Mai split a pair of bouts with The Ultimate Fighter 24 combatant Matt Schnell. The headlining affair marked the LFA debut for each fighter.

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


Roberto Sanchez def. Klayton Mai by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:08
Domingo Pilarte def. Adrian Yanez by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Gilbert Urbina def. Noel Ligon by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:01
Nikolay Veretennikov def. Clovis Hancock by knockout (head kick). Round 3, 2:21
Jason Langellier def. Josh Davila by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Itzel Esquivel def. Brandi Narvaez by submission (triangle-armbar). Round 1, 4:35
Dulani Perry def. Leomana Martinez by split decision
Javier Obregon def. David Armas by unanimous decision
Omar Hillail def. Yan Digilov by submission (triangle-armbar). Round 1
Jonathan Davis def. Anthony Torres by TKO. Round 3 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest