Nick Newell (Keith Mills/Sherdog)

LFA 35 Results: Newell Submits Luque, Lewis Bests Vanderaa

On Friday, March 9, Legacy Fighting Alliance held its 35th event from the Arena Theatre in Houston.

In the night’s main event, former World Series of Fighting star Nick Newell made his return to MMA against local fighter Sonny Luque.

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


Joseph McCamish def. Tony Biernesser by TKO (punches). Round 1
Jacob Silva def. Raul Garcia by knockout (punch). Round 1
Nick Newell def. Sonny Luque by submission (face crank). Round 1, 2:10
Vernon Lewis def. Jared Vanderaa by unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Jason Langellier def. Thomas Webb by submission (d’arce choke). Round 1, 1:10
Charles Cheeks III def. Rivaldo Junior by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Adrian Yanez def. Nathan Trepagnier by knockout (right hook). Round 1, 4:56
Cheyanne Vlismas def. Karla Hernandez by TKO (elbows). Round 3, 4:22
Leomana Martinez def. Casey Jones by knockout (punch). Round 1, 2:25
Daniel Pineda def. Josh Davila by TKO (elbows). Round 2
Jonathan Davis def. Blake Wells by unanimous decision
Craig Grove def. Isai Cabrera by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2
Shane Sobnosky def. Hugh O’Donnell by knockout (punch). Round 2