Kevin Aguilar (Andy Hemingway/Sherdog)

LFA 18 Results: Aguilar Bests Rader, Defends Featherweight Belt

On Friday, Aug. 4, Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted its 18th event at the FireLake Arena in Shawnee, Okla.

In the night’s main event, LFA featherweight champion Kevin Aguilar defended his title against high-level grappler Justin Rader. Aguilar scored a ‘knockout of the year’ contender over UFC veteran Damon Jackson at LFA 4 in February. Rader had won four straight since back-to-back losses in 2015, previously the only blemishes on his nine-fight career.

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


Kevin Aguilar def. Justin Rader by unanimous decision (50-45×3) – for featherweight title
Brendan Allen def. Chris Harris by submission (triangle choke). Round 2, 1:22
Chris Kelades def. Tyler Shinn by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Chauncey Foxworth def. Braden Smith by TKO (referee stoppage). Round 3, 4:31
Daryl Wilson def. Jarrod Card by knockout (counter right hook). Round 1, 1:04
Derrick Adkins def. Kyle Driscoll by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Jose Martinez def. James Warren by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 3