Jose Mariscal (Phil Lambert/Combat Press)

LFA 80 Results: Garcia Scores Questionable Finish in Round Two

On Friday, Jan. 17, Legacy Fighting Alliance hosted its 80th event and first of 2020, from the Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque, N.M.

In the night’s main event, featherweights collided as Steve Garcia took on Jose Mariscal. Garcia, a Bellator MMA and Contender Series veteran, made his promotional debut and was riding a three-fight winning streak. Mariscal, meanwhile, had won four of his last five outings, with the lone loss coming against Joanderson Brito at LFA 65.

Midway through the second round, Garcia finished Mariscal, striking his way to a TKO.


Check below for full results.

Steve Garcia def. Jose Mariscal by TKO (strikes) Round 2, 2:27
Jerome Rivera def. Kendrick Latchman by submission (triangle choke). Round 2, 4:12
Carrington Banks def. Christopher Brown by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)
Luiz Antonio Lobo Gavinho def. Josh Marsh by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jordan Wright def. Gabriel Checco by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 0:48
Tyler Ray def. Josh Streacker by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 3:01
Sean Cerveny def. Edwin Cooper Jr. by submission (armbar). Round 1, 4:25
Josiah Reyes def. Ricky Esquibel by submission. Round 1
Caleb Ramirez def. Chris Rojas by unanimous decision
Jalin Fuller def. Gabe Rodriguez by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 0:13
Mario Moore def. Dwight Maters by KO (punch). Round 1, 0:37 (a)
Ty Miller def. Caleb Gunter by TKO (strikes). Round 2 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest