Legacy Fighting Alliance 87 Results: A New LFA Lightweight Champion Is Crowned

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LFA Lightweight Championship
Bryce Logan def. Jacob Rosales by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the title

Nick Browne def. Ben Egli by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Kai Kamaka III def. Michael Stack by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Gerald Scott def. Keith Phathaem by TKO via strikes (4:33, R2)

Zac Pauga def. Zac Cavender by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Joaquin Buckley def. Jackie Gosh by TKO via strikes (1:47, R2)


Zac Cavender vs. Zac Pauga

Round One: The round begins with Cavender attacking Pauga with some leg kicks, Pauga grabs Cavender and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters exchange strikes while in the clinch, Cavender drops for a key lock and Pauga defends while landing some strikes. Pauga gets back control on Cavender while landing some strikes, Cavender gets up and Pauga nails him with an elbow strike. Pauga scores a takedown on Cavender and he gets the full guard, Cavender rolls for a knee bar and Pauga defends while landing more strikes. Pauga gets side control on Cavender while landing more strikes, Cavender scrambles to his feet and Pauga nails him with elbow strikes followed by knee strikes. Pauga nails a swinging Cavender with a kick to the midsection, Cavender looks for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Pauga

Round Two: The round begins with Cavender attacking Pauga with some kicks, Pauga nails Cavender with a kick to the midsection. Pauga looks for a takedown and Cavender attacks him with an elbow strike, Pauga scores a takedown on v and he gets the full guard. Pauga attacks Cavender with some ground and pound, Pauga gains the half guard on Cavender while landing more strikes. Pauga gets back control while landing more strikes on Cavender and the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Cavender attempting a spinning head kick on Pauga, Pauga hits Cavender with a side kick to the midsection. Pauga starts attacking Cavender with some leg kicks, Cavender goes for a spinning back fist and Pauga defends while getting him against the cage wall. Pauga cracks Cavender with an elbow strike to the head, Cavender defends against the takedown from Pauga while landing some elbow strikes of his own. Pauga keeps Cavender against the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Zac Pauga def. Zac Cavender by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Keith Phathaem vs. Gerald Scott

Round One: The round begins with Phathaem attacking Scott with some leg kicks, Scott starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Phathaem. Phathaem hits Scott with a kick to the midsection, Phathaem and Scott get into a brief striking exchange. Scott accidentally nails Phathaem low and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with Scott jabbing away at Phathaem. Scott starts looking for the high kicks against Phathaem, Scott also hits Phathaem with a right to the midsection. The fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Scott

Round Two: The round begins with Phathaem swinging away at Scott while looking for a takedown, Phathaem grabs Scott and he gets him against the cage wall. Scott scores a takedown on Phathaem and he gets the half guard, Scott attacks Phathaem with some ground and pound. Scott postures up and he lands a few strikes, Phathaem scrambles to his feet and Scott gets him against the cage wall. Scott scores another takedown on Phathaem and he gets side control, Scott postures up to attack Phathaem with a lot of ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Gerald Scott def. Keith Phathaem by TKO via strikes (4:33, R2)

Michael Stack vs. Kai Kamaka III

Round One: The round begins with the fighters immediately swinging away at each other, Stack attacks Kamaka III with some leg kicks. Kamaka III cracks a swinging Stack with a counter left hook followed by a knee strike, Kamaka III grabs Stack and he gets him against the cage wall. Kamaka III separates from Stack while attacking him with a kick, Kamaka III gets Stack back against the cage wall after a brief exchange. The fighters separate and both fighters land combinations, Stack backs up Kamaka III with a two punch combination. Kamaka III also nails Stack with a few kicks to the midsection, Kamaka III then nails Stack with a three strike combination. Kamaka III and Stack exchange knee strikes while in the clinch, Kamaka III nails the midsection of Stack with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kamaka III

Round Two: The round begins with Kamaka III backing a swinging Stack into the cage wall for a short time, Kamaka III comes forward and he swings away against Stack. Kamaka III then nails Stack with some kicks to the midsection, Stack hits Kamaka III with a knee strike followed by some elbow strikes. Stack follows up by nailing Kamaka III with a left hook, Stack backs up Kamaka III while attacking him with combinations. Stack also starts attacking the midsection of Kamaka III, Stack lights up Kamaka III with a plethora of unanswered strikes. Kamaka III grabs Stack and he gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Kamaka III takes a few swings at Stack before eating a straight right, Kamaka III gets Stack back against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stack (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Kamaka III and Stack swinging wildly at each other, Kamaka III and Stack exchange some combinations. Kamaka III then nails Stack with a right to the midsection, Kamaka III scores a takedown on Stack and he gets him in a seated position. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Stack swinging away against Kamaka III. Stack eats a counter left before cracking Kamaka III with a counter right, Kamaka III kicks Stack in the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kamaka III (Final Score: 29-28 for Kamaka III)

Official Result: Kai Kamaka III def. Michael Stack by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Joaquin Buckley vs. Jackie Gosh

Round One: The round begins with Gosh attacking Buckley with jabs and leg kicks, Buckley lands a two punch combo against Gosh. Gosh hits Buckley with a jump knee strike after avoiding a head kick, Gosh gets Buckley against the cage wall and they separate a short time later. Buckley charges at Gosh while swinging away at him, Buckley backs Gosh up after landing a multiple punch combination. Gosh charges at Buckley while swinging away at him, Buckley then trips up a swinging Gosh and Gosh gets back up. Buckley gets Gosh against the cage wall while attacking him with a combination, Buckley throws a head kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Buckley

Round Two: The round begins with Buckley attacking Gosh with a multiple strike combination, Buckley also lands some lefts to the midsection of Gosh. Buckley drops Gosh with a combination and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Joaquin Buckley def. Jackie Gosh by TKO via strikes (1:47, R2)

Nick Browne vs. Ben Egli

Round One: The round begins with Browne popping Egli with a two punch combination, Browne also attacks Egli with a variety of kicks. Egli uses the jab to attempt to keep Browne at a distance, Browne then cracks Egli with a right to the midsection. Browne gets Egli up against the cage wall while looking for a takedown, the fighters separate and Browne gets Egli back against the cage wall. Browne scores a takedown on Egli and he gets the half guard, Egli gets Browne in his full guard while eating some strikes. Browne lands some more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Browne

Round Two: The round begins with Browne coming forward and swinging away at Egli, Browne nails Egli with a jump knee strike to the face. Browne grabs Egli and he gets him against the cage wall before scoring a takedown, Browne gains the full mount against Egli. Egli sweeps Browne and both fighters scramble to their feet, Browne scores another takedown on Egli and he gets the half guard. Browne gets the north/south position on a scrambling Egli, Browne regains the full mount on Egli a short time later. Egli scrambles and he gets Browne back in his half guard before getting him in his full guard, Egli scrambles to get the fight standing and Browne drags him back to the ground. Browne gets back control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Browne getting Egli against the cage wall after a brief exchange, the fighters separate and Browne gets Egli back against the cage wall. Browne scores a takedown on Egli and he gets the full guard, Egli rolls for an arm bar on Browne and Browne defends. Egli gets top control and he attacks Browne with some strikes, Browne scrambles to his feet and Egli gets him back against the cage wall. Egli drops and he rolls for a knee bar on Browne and Browne defends, Egli rolls for an arm bar on Browne as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Egli (Final Score: 29-28 for Browne)

Official Result: Nick Browne def. Ben Egli by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

LFA Lightweight Championship
Bryce Logan vs. Jacob Rosales

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Rosales comes forward and he attacks Logan with combinations. Logan grabs Rosales and he gets him against the cage wall for a short time, Logan cracks a swinging Rosales with a short right. Logan then hits Rosales with a straight left, Rosales and Logan exchange a few rights before Logan throws a high kick. Rosales continues looking for counter rights on a swinging Logan, Logan nails Rosales with a kick to the midsection. Logan pops a leaping Rosales with a left as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Logan

Round Two: The round begins with Logan attacking a swinging Rosales with some leg kicks, Rosales starts attacking Logan with some jabs. Logan drops Rosales with a jab and he pounces on him with more strikes, Logan backs off and he allows Rosales to get up. Rosales immediately attacks Logan with a flying knee strike, Logan stays at a distance while picking Rosales apart with jabs. Logan attacks a ducking Rosales with a head kick, Rosales starts firing back and he lands multiple strikes on Logan. Rosales lands a combo on Logan as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Logan moving around Rosales while landing some jabs, Rosales attacks Logan with a multiple punch combination. Rosales follows Logan around the cage while swinging away at him, Logan nails Rosales with a kick to the midsection. Logan also nails Rosales with some lefts to the face, Rosales cracks a swinging Logan with a counter right hook. Logan also cracks Rosales with a right hook to the midsection, Rosales attempts a spinning head kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Logan (Overall Score: 30-27 for Logan)

Round Four: The round begins with Rosales grabbing Logan and briefly getting him up against the cage wall, Rosales and Logan stay at a distance while taking some swings at each other. Rosales follows Logan around the cage while throwing jabs, Logan and Rosales also exchange some leg kicks. Rosales throws a high kick and superman punch against Logan, Logan scores a takedown on Rosales and he gets the half guard. Rosales rolls for the leg of Logan as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Logan (Overall Score: 40-36 for Logan)

Round Five: The round begins with Rosales nailing a swinging Logan with a counter right, Rosales keeps Logan near the cage wall while swinging away at him. Rosales continues attacking Logan with combinations, Rosales then hits Logan with a two punch combination. Rosales lands a few jabs before cracking Logan with a short right, Logan grabs a swinging Rosales and he gets him up against the cage wall. Logan keeps Rosales against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rosales (Final Score: 49-46 for Logan)

Official Result: Bryce Logan def. Jacob Rosales by unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) to win the title

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