Richard Odoms (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

LFA 15 Results: Odoms Submits Vanderaa Late, Becomes Inaugural Heavyweight Champion

On Friday, June 30, Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted its 15th event from the FireLake Arena in Shawnee, Okla.

In the night’s main event, the promotion crowned its inaugural heavyweight champion Richard Odoms, who submitted heavyweight prospect Jared Vanderaa in the fifth round.

The co-main event featured a middleweight bout between veterans Cortez Coleman and Chris Harris.


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

Richard Odoms def. Jared Vanderaa by submission (kimura). Round 5, 2:45 – for inaugural heavyweight title
Chris Harris def. Cortez Coleman by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Braden Smith def. Manny Meraz by submission (D’arce choke). Round 1, 2:11
Dan Moret def. Derrick Adkins by submission (arm-triangle choke). Round 3, 4:59
Tyler Shinn def. Kendall Carnahan by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Justin Rader def. Emmanuel Rivera by unanimous decision (29-27 x3)
Chibwikem Onyenegecha def. Stephen Skoch by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 3:40
Richard D. Lasher by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:43
Taylor Wilson def. Matt Coe by unanimous decision (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest