LFA 80 Results: Steve Garcia Jr. vs. Chepe Mariscal Headlines, Plus Bellator Vet Carrington Banks

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Steve Garcia Jr. def. Chepe Mariscal by TKO via strikes (2:27, R2)

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Jerome Rivera def. Kendrick Latchman by submission via triangle choke (4:12, R2)

Jordan Wright def. Gabriel Checco by KO via strikes (0:48, R2)

Carrington Banks def. Chris Brown by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Sean Cerveny def. Edwin Cooper Jr. by submission via arm bar (4:25, R1)

Luis Gavinho def. Josh Marsh by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Tyler Ray def. Josh Streacker by submission via rear naked choke (3:01, R2)


Edwin Cooper Jr. vs. Sean Cerveny

Round One: The round begins with Cooper Jr dropping Cerveny with a head kick, Cooper Jr pounces on a downed Cerveny with strikes. Cerveny rolls for an arm bar and Cooper Jr escapes before landing more ground and pound, Cerveny rolls for a heel hook and Cooper Jr escapes to keep top control. Cooper Jr attacks Cerveny with elbow strikes while in side control, Cerveny looks for another heel hook as Cooper Jr nails him with more strikes. Cerveny gets Cooper Jr in his half guard while eating more strikes, Cerveny rolls for another arm bar and Cooper Jr taps out.

Official Result: Sean Cerveny def. Edwin Cooper Jr. by submission via arm bar (4:25, R1)

Josh Streacker vs. Tyler Ray

Round One: The round begins with Ray peppering Streacker with some jabs and leg kicks, Ray grabs Streacker and he scores a takedown a short time later. Streacker gets Ray in his full guard while eating a few strikes, Streacker gets to a knee and Ray gets back control on him. Streacker gets to his feet and Ray drags him back to the ground, Ray gains side control on Streacker while landing some knee strikes. Ray gains the half guard on a scrambling Streacker, Streacker gets Ray in his full guard while eating more strikes. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with both fighters landing some combinations until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Ray

Round Two: The round begins with SRay attacking Streacker with some leg kicks, Ray goes for a high kick and Streacker blocks it. Streacker uses the jab to keep Ray at a distance, Ray then nails Streacker with a kick to the midsection. Ray eats a body shot before nailing Streacker with a two punch combination, Streacker responds by hitting Ray with an overhand right. Streacker then nails Ray with a kick to the midsection, Ray scores a takedown on Streacker and he gets the half guard. Ray transitions to back control on Streacker, Ray locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Tyler Ray def. Josh Streacker by submission via rear naked choke (3:01, R2)

Jordan Wright vs. Gabriel Checco

Round One: The round begins with Wright kicking Checco in the midsection, Wright drops Checco with an overhand right. Checco gets up after throwing a few up kicks at Wright, Wright goes for some high kicks and Checco blocks them. Wright nails Checco with a right followed by a body kick, Checco looks for a takedown and Wright gets top control while landing strikes. Checco rolls for a heel hook on Wright while eating more strikes, Checco eventually gets Wright in his full guard. Wright returns to the half guard on Checco while landing more strikes, Checco quickly gets Wright back in his full guard. Wright gets up and he makes Checco stand as well, Wright accidentally nails Checco low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Wright throwing some high kicks at Checco, Checco goes for a takedown and Wright gets top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Wright

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Wright nails Checco with a punching combo followed by a body kick. Checco starts attacking Wright with some overhand rights, Wright drops Checco with a knee strike to the head and he pounces on him with more strikes until Checco goes out cold.

Official Result: Jordan Wright def. Gabriel Checco by KO via strikes (0:48, R2)

Luis Gavinho vs. Josh Marsh

Round One: The round begins with Marsh attacking Gavinho with some leg kicks, Gavinho nails Marsh with a kick to the midsection. Gavinho blocks a few high kicks before attacking Marsh with a left hook, Marsh backs up Gavinho after landing a right. Gavinho cracks an incoming Marsh with a short right hook, Marsh grabs Gavinho and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Gavinho attacks Marsh with a few kicks to the midsection, Gavinho hits Marsh with some spinning back kicks to the midsection. Marsh backs up Gavinho while landing a multiple punch combination, Gavinho comes forward and he nails Marsh with a right. Marsh nails Gavinho with a two punch combo followed by a flying knee strike, Gavinho cracks Marsh with a right to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Gavinho

Round Two: The round begins with Marsh coming forward while swinging away at Gavinho, Marsh also starts nailing Gavinho with leg kicks. Gavinho goes for a flying knee strike and Marsh avoids it, Gavinho nails Marsh with a kick to the midsection. Gavinho stuns Marsh by landing a left hook, Gavinho follows up by nailing Marsh with a straight right. Gavinho backs up Marsh while landing a left hook, Marsh starts firing back against Gavinho and he eats some counter strikes. Marsh backs up Gavinho while landing a multiple strike combination, Marsh then hits Gavinho with a kick to the midsection. Marsh backs up Gavinho with a flying knee strike, Marsh scores a takedown on Gavinho as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters getting into a wild striking exchange, Marsh goes for a takedown and Gavinho defends while landing elbow strikes. Marsh scores a takedown on Gavinho and Gavinho gets right back up, Marsh stays at a distance while nailing Gavinho with a few kicks. Marsh charges forward and he attacks Gavinho with a combination, Marsh rocks Gavinho with a multiple punch combo followed by a knee strike to the head. Marsh then lands a high kick to the head of Gavinho, Marsh follows up by hitting Gavinho with a two punch combination. Gavinho lands a few elbow strikes to the head of a swinging Marsh, Marsh scores another takedown on Gavinho and he immediately postures up. Gavinho trips up Marsh before getting back to his feet, Marsh scores another takedown on Gavinho and he gets him in the seated position. Gavinho trips up a standing Marsh as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Marsh (Final Score: 29-28 for Gavinho)

Official Result: Luis Gavinho def. Josh Marsh by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Chris Brown vs. Carrington Banks

Round One: The round begins with Banks grabbing Brown and getting him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Banks scoring a takedown on Brown and he gets the half guard. Brown scrambles to his feet and Banks gets him against the cage wall, Banks attacks Brown with a few strikes while in the clinch. Brown drags Banks to the ground and he gets the half guard, Banks scrambles to his feet and he scores a takedown on Brown a few moments later. Brown scrambles to get the fight standing again, Banks grabs Brown and gets him back against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Banks

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters having a brief striking exchange, Banks scores a takedown on Brown and he gets the open guard. Banks attacks Brown with some ground and pound, Banks gains the half guard while nailing Brown with more strikes. The referee stands up the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Banks getting Brown back against the cage wall until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Brown and Banks taking some swings at each other, Banks charges at Brown and he gets him up against the cage wall. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with Banks grabbing Brown and getting him back against the cage wall. Banks looks for a takedown and Brown defends by throwing some elbow strikes, the referee again separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Banks scoring a takedown on Brown and he gets the half guard, Brown gets back up and Banks gets him back against the cage wall. Banks scores another takedown onBrown and he gets the half guard as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Carrington Banks def. Chris Brown by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Jerome Rivera vs. Kendrick Latchman

Round One: The round begins with Latchman attacking Rivera with some leg kicks, Rivera grabs Latchman and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Latchman attacks Rivera with a two punch combination, Rivera throws a high kick before getting Latchman back up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Latchman quickly gets Rivera up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Rivera nails Latchman with a front kick to the face. Latchman tries clinching and Rivera nails him with knee strikes to the face, Latchman scores a takedown on Rivera as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rivera

Round Two: The round begins with Latchman and Rivera clinching along the cage wall, the fighters separate and Rivera attacks Latchman with an uppercut. Rivera grabs Latchman and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Rivera attacks Latchman with multiple knee strikes. The fighters separate and a wild striking exchange breaks out between them, Latchman scores a takedown on Rivera and he gets caught in a triangle choke. Rivera gets Latchman on his back while landing ground and pound, Latchman eventually taps out after a long struggle.

Official Result: Jerome Rivera def. Kendrick Latchman by submission via triangle choke (4:12, R2)

Steve Garcia Jr. vs. Chepe Mariscal

Round One: The round begins with Garcia Jr dropping Mariscal with a pair of lefts, Mariscal scrambles to his feet and a wild striking exchange breaks out between the two. Mariscal gets Garcia Jr against the cage wall for a short time, Garcia Jr gets free and Mariscal drops him during an exchange. Mariscal rolls for a heel hook and Garcia Jr escapes to get back control, Mariscal scrambles and both fights get back to their feet. Garcia Jr nails a backing Mariscal with some head kicks, Garcia Jr backs up Mariscal after landing a straight left. Mariscal gets Garcia Jr back against the cage wall while landing some knee strikes, Mariscal scores a takedown on Garcia Jr and Garcia Jr gets back up. Mariscal lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Garcia Jr.

Round Two: The round begins with Mariscal attacking Garcia Jr with some leg kicks, Garcia Jr comes forward and a wild striking exchange breaks out. Garcia Jr backs up Mariscal after landing a three strike combination, Mariscal gets Garcia Jr against the cage wall while landing knee strikes. The fighters separate and Garcia Jr cracks Mariscal with a combination, Garcia Jr scores a takedown on Mariscal and he attacks him with strikes. Mariscal scrambles to his feet and Garcia Jr swings away at him until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Steve Garcia Jr. def. Chepe Mariscal by TKO via strikes (2:27, R2)

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