Adrian Yanez (top) (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

LFA 78 Results: Yanez Bests Estrada, Johnson Destroys Costa

On Friday, Nov. 15, Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted its 78th event from the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas.

In the night’s main event, bantamweight Adrian Yanez and Kyle Estrada locked horns. The Bellator veteran Yanez returned to the LFA cage following a pair of wins under the Fury FC banner. Estrada, also a Bellator alum, had earned back-to-back victories inside the LFA cage.

The night’s main card streamed live on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET.


Adrian Yanez def. Kyle Estrada by split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Jose Johnson def. Rafael Costa by knockout (elbow). Round 1
Brant Moore def. Nation Gibrick by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 3:23
J.P. Buys def. Cristian Rodriguez, Jr. by TKO (punches). Round 1, 1:13
Vernon Lewis def. Tra’Von Butler by majority decision (29-27, 29-27, 28-28)
Cheyanne Vlismas def. Rebecca Adney by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Elijah Johns def. Mike Murphy by unanimous decision (30-27 x3)
Steve Jones def. Mario Nelson by TKO (punches). Round 2, 1:56
Michael Duran def. Artwaun Steele by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 3, 1:16 (a)
Jose Holguin def. Marquis Jones by submission (armbar). Round 2, 0:29 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest