Legacy Fighting Alliance 85 Results: A Women's Strawweight Champion Is Crowned

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LFA Women’s Strawweight Championship
Vanessa Demopoulus def. Sam Hughes by submission via inverted triangle choke (2:21, R4) to win the title

Kevin Natividad def. Kyle Estrada by KO via punch (1:37, R2)

Mitchell Sipe def. Darion Abbey by TKO via strikes (1:37, R1)

Leandro Gomes def. Jacob Thrall by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Jordan Leavitt def. Leivon Lewis by submission via d’arce choke (2:01, R2)

Christian Natividad def. Michael Aquila by KO via punches (2:48, R1)


Mitchell Sipe vs. Darion Abbey

Round One: The round begins with Sipe attacking Abbey with a multiple punch combination, Abbey nails a swinging Sipe with a few counter rights. Sipe gets Abbey against the cage wall after eating a knee strike, the fighters separate and Sipe lands a right on Abbey. Sipe rocks Abbey with a right hook before dropping him with a knee strike, Sipe pounces on a downed Abbey until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Mitchell Sipe def. Darion Abbey by TKO via strikes (1:37, R1)

Christian Natividad vs. Michael Aquila

Round One: The round begins with Natividad backing Aquila into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Natividad then cracks Aquila with an overhand right. Natividad drops Aquila with a two punch combination and he lets him get back up, Natividad swings at Aquila while getting him back against the cage wall. Aquila pulls guard and he drags Natividad to the ground, Natividad scrambles back to his feet and he quickly drops Aquila with a left. Natividad levels Aquila with a two punch combo and Aquila goes out cold.

Official Result: Christian Natividad def. Michael Aquila by KO via punches (2:48, R1)

Jordan Leavitt vs. Leivon Lewis

Round One: The round begins with Lewis cracking Leavitt with an overhand right, Leavitt grabs Lewis and he gets him against the cage wall. Leavitt goes for the takedown and Lewis winds up in top control, Lewis gets up and he makes Leavitt stand up. Lewis gets Leavitt against the cage wall while defending against a takedown, Lewis nails Leavitt with a ton of strikes before scoring a takedown on him. Leavitt rolls for a heel hook and Lewis defends while landing strikes, Leavitt gets up and he gets Lewis against the cage wall before scoring a takedown. Lewis gets up and he gets Leavitt against the cage wall while landing strikes, Lewis keeps Leavitt against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lewis

Round Two: The round begins with Leavitt attacking Lewis with a flying front kick, Leavitt drags Lewis to the ground and he rolls for a heel hook. Leavitt gets top control while Lewis defends against the heel hook, Leavitt transitions to back control on Lewis. Leavitt goes for an inverted triangle choke and Lewis escapes to get top control, Lewis gets up and Leavitt drags him to the ground while applying a d’arce choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Jordan Leavitt def. Leivon Lewis by submission via d’arce choke (2:01, R2)

Leandro Gomes vs. Jacob Thrall

Round One: The round begins with Gomes attacking Thrall with some jabs, Thrall grabs Gomes and he gets him against the cage wall. Gomes gets free and he nails Thrall with a kick to the midsection, Gomes briefly drops Thrall before attempting a jumping knee strike. Thrall scores a takedown on Gomes and he gets the full guard, Thrall attacks Gomes with some ground and pound. Gomes looks for a triangle choke and Thrall power bombs his way out of it, Gomes sweeps Thrall and he gains top control. Gomes starts attacking Thrall with some ground and pound, Thrall scrambles to his feet as Gomes gets back control on him. Gomes and Thrall exchange strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gomes

Round Two: The round begins with Thrall taking some wild swings at a backing Gomes, Gomes accidentally nails Thrall low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Thrall nailing Gomes with a multiple punch combination, Gomes nails a kicking Thrall with a counter right hook. Gomes then nails Thrall with a kick to the midsection, Thrall gets Gomes against the cage wall after eating a left hook, Gomes drags Thrall to the ground while rolling for a kimura. Gomes postures up and Thrall attacks him with up kicks before getting up, Gomes charges at Thrall while landing a three punch combination. Thrall grabs Gomes and he gets him back up against the cage wall, Thrall scores a takedown on Gomes and he gets the full guard. Thrall keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gomes (Overall Score: 20-18 for Gomes)

Round Three: The round begins with Thrall nailing Gomes with an overhand right before getting him against the cage wall, Gomes drags Thrall to the ground while looking for a kimura. Gomes gets back control on Thrall while landing a few strikes, Gomes advances to the full mount on Thrall while briefly looking for an arm triangle choke. Thrall eventually gets Gomes in his full guard and Gomes transitions to the half guard, Gomes keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gomes (Final Score: 30-27 for Gomes)

Official Result: Leandro Gomes def. Jacob Thrall by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26)

Kevin Natividad vs. Kyle Estrada

Round One: The round begins with Estrada attacking Natividad with some leg kicks, Natividad comes forward and he takes some swings at Estrada. Natividad looks for a takedown and Estrada blocks before landing a left hook, Estrada then hits Natividad with a kick to the midsection. Natividad pops Estrada with a left hook while avoiding a knee strike, Estrada goes for many high kicks and Natividad blocks them all. Natividad nails a swinging Estrada with some counter rights, Natividad gets Estrada against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Estrada nails Natividad with an elbow strike while in the clinch, Estrada nails Natividad with a kick to the midsection after separating from him. Natividad backs up Estrada after landing a straight right, Estrada nails a kicking Natividad with a counter right as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Estrada

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Natividad comes forward and he hits Estrada with a two punch combination. Estrada goes back to attacking Natividad with some leg kicks, Natividad levels Estrada with a right and the referee immediately jumps in.

Official Result: Kevin Natividad def. Kyle Estrada by KO via punch (1:37, R2)

LFA Women’s Strawweight Championship
Sam Hughes vs. Vanessa Demopoulus

Round One: The round begins with Hughes attempting a jumping front kick against Demopoulus, Hughes starts attacking Demopoulus with some leg kicks. Demopoulus fires back by landing some leg kicks of her own, Hughes also nails Demopoulus with a kick to the midsection. Demopoulus and Hughes exchange some jabs as well, Demopoulus nails a kicking Hughes with a counter right. Hughes responds by landing her own counter right on a swinging Demopoulus, Hughes grabs Demopoulus and she gets her against the cage wall for a short time. Demopoulus comes forward and she nails Hughes with a right hook, Hughes looks for a takedown and Demopoulus catches her in a standing guillotine choke. Demopoulus releases the choke before nailing Hughes with a few knee strikes, Hughes backs up Demopoulus while landing a four punch combination. Demopoulus lands a spinning back fist against Hughes, the fighters swing at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Demopoulus

Round Two: The round begins with Demopoulus attacking Hughes with some leg kicks, Hughes fires back by landing a body kick on Demopoulus. Hughes also lands leg kicks of her own against Demopoulus, Hughes also cracks Demopoulus with a three punch combination. Hughes gets Demopoulus against the cage wall while the fighters land strikes in the clinch, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Hughes backs Demopoulus into the cage wall while landing a few combinations, Demopoulus comes forward and she hits Hughes with a left hook. Demopoulus then nails Hughes with multiple kicks to the midsection, Hughes then hits a swinging Demopoulus with a counter right. Hughes scores a takedown on a swinging Demopoulus and she gets top control, Demopoulus nails Hughes with an illegal up kick and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with the referee taking a point from Demopoulus, the action resumes with the fighters squaring off until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Hughes (Overall Score: 19-18 for Hughes)

Round Three: The round begins with Demopoulus charging forward and swinging away at Hughes, Hughes goes back to attacking Demopoulus with some leg kicks. Hughes backs Demopoulus into the cage wall while attacking her with a plethora of strikes, the fighters separate and exchange some jabs. Hughes then nails Demopoulus with a counter right hook, Demopoulus also starts landing some leg kicks against Hughes, Hughes backs Demopoulus up and Demopoulus nails her with a right, Hughes goes for a few high kicks and Demopoulus blocks them all. Hughes backs Demopoulus into the cage wall while landing a multiple punch combination, Hughes gets Demopoulus against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Hughes (Overall Score: 29-27 for Hughes)

Round Four: The round begins with Demopoulus charging at Hughes while swinging away at her, Hughes grabs Demopoulus and gets her against the cage wall. Demopoulus pulls guard and she drags Hughes to the ground, Demopoulus catches Hughes in an inverted triangle choke and Hughes goes out gold.

Official Result: Vanessa Demopoulus def. Sam Hughes by submission via inverted triangle choke (2:21, R4) to win the title

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