Derrick Krantz (Jesse Kelley/LFA)

LFA 12 Results: Krantz Stops Neumann, Wins Inaugural Welterweight Title

On Friday, May 19, Legacy Fighting Alliance visited the Mystic Lake Showroom in Prior Lake, Minn., for LFA 12: Krantz vs. Neumann.

In the night’s main event, the promotion will crown its inaugural welterweight champion as Derrick Krantz locked horns with Ben Neumann. The 29-year-old Krantz was the more experienced of the pair, having held the Legacy FC title and having competed for Bellator MMA. He entered the contest riding a two-fight winning streak, and had won five of his last six. Neumann, who also runs a bakery, was a longtime staple of Resurrection Fighting Alliance. A submission specialist, 10 of his 12 wins have come via tapout. He was riding a three-fight winning streak, with all three wins coming before the final bell.

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


Derrick Krantz def. Ben Neumann by TKO (ground and pound). Round 2, 0:55 – for inaugural welterweight title
Chase Waldon def. Cully Butterfield by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Chad Curry def. Kyle Kurtz by TKO (punches). Round 2, 0:59
Jeff Peterson def. Bobby Lee by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Julian Marquez def. Cameron Olson by knockout (right hand). Round 1, 1:06
Nate Jennerman def. Damion Hill by submission (arm-in guillotine choke). Round 1, 4:50