Legacy Fighting Alliance 46 Results: The Welterweight Title Is Defended & Bellator Vet Alexandre Bezerra In Action

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LFA Welterweight Title Fight
James Nakashima def. Kyle Stewart by unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 50-45) to retain the title

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Alexandre Bezerra def. Sam Toomer by TKO via strikes (3:00, R2)

Ahmet Kayretli def. Shaun Spath by TKO via strikes (4:00, R2)

Cristian Torres def. Dashawn Boatwright by KO via punch (2:58, R1)

Victoria Leonardo def. Salina Rowland by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Mumia Abu Dey Ali def. Mitch Aguiar by KO via punch (0:31, R1)


Salina Rowland vs. Victoria Leonardo

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Leonardo starts attacking Rowland with some kicks. Leonardo charges forward and swings wildly against Rowland, Leonardo trips up Rowland and she gets her against the cage wall as she stands back up. Leonardo attacks Rowland with strikes while in the clinch. Rowland briefly gets free and Leonardo gets her right back against the cage wall, Leonardo attacks Rowland with a plethora of punches. The fighters separate and Rowland nails a charging Leonardo with a counter right, Leonardo gets Rowland back up against the cage wall. Leonardo scores a takedown on Rowland and she gets back control, Leonardo attacks Rowland with ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Leonardo

Round Two: The round begins with Rowland and Leonardo exchanging kicks, Leonardo quickly gets Rowland against the cage wall. Rowland scores a takedown and Leonardo gets top position after a brief scramble, Leonardo attacks Rowland with ground and pound while gaining back control. Leonardo transitions to full mount after failed submission attempts, Leonardo attacks Rowland with more ground and pound upon regaining back control. Rowland scrambles and eats strikes while getting Leonardo in her half guard, Leonardo regains back control on Rowland. Leonardo gets full mount and Rowland kicks off the fence to get the fight standing again, Rowland then pops Leonardo with a right. Rowland nails a kicking Leonardo with a counter right, Leonardo lands a right of her own as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rowland kicking Leonardo in the midsection, Leonardo charges at Rowland and swings wildly at her. Leonardo grabs Rowland and she scores a takedown on her while gaining the half guard, Leonardo transitions to side control against Rowland. Rowland scrambles to her feet while eating a plethora of strikes, Leonardo quickly gets Rowland against the cage wall. Leonardo catches Rowland with some strikes while in the clinch, Rowland gets rocked as Leonardo nails her with a right as they separate. Rowland starts taking some swings of her own against Leonardo, Rowland catches a kicking Leonardo with a punching combination. Leonardo grabs Rowland and she gets her against the cage wall, Rowland spins Leonardo into the cage wall as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Victoria Leonardo def. Salina Rowland by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Mitch Aguiar vs. Mumia Abu Dey Ali

Round One: The round begins with Ali dropping Aguiar with a punching combination, Aguiar gets back up as Ali swings away at him. Aguiar recovers and drops Ali with a two punch combination, Aguiar scrambles back to his feet before destroying Aguiar with a left and Aguiar goes out cold.

Official Result: Mumia Abu Dey Ali def. Mitch Aguiar by KO via punch (0:31, R1)

Ahmet Kayretli vs. Shaun Spath

Round One: The round begins with Spath attacking Kayretli with a two punch combination, Spath nails Kayretli with a kick to the midsection. Kayretli cracks a kicking Spath with a counter right hook, Kayretli attacks Spath with a pair of elbow strikes. Kayretli attempts a high kick before nailing Spath with a left, Spath catches an incoming Kayretli with another kick to the midsection. Kayretli backs Spath into the cage wall with a multiple punch combination, Kayretli looks for a counter right hook against an incoming Spath. Spath eats an uppercut while attacking Kayretli with a combination of his own, Kayretli goes for a flying knee strike against Spath and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Kayretli

Round Two: The round begins with Kayretli attempting a high kick against Spath, Kayretli starts attacking Spath with some leg kicks. Kayretli comes forward and he nails Spath with a left hook, Kayretli then catches Spath with a two punch combination. Kayretli comes forward and he just swings wildly against Spath, Kayretli rocks a swinging Spath with a counter right before dropping him with a leg kick. Kayretli allows Spath to stand and Kayretli drops him with a right, Kayretli attacks a downed Spath with ground and pound before allowing him to stand back up. Kayretli drops Spath again with a right, Kayretli stomps a downed Spath in the midsection and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ahmet Kayretli def. Shaun Spath by TKO via strikes (4:00, R2)

Dashawn Boatwright vs. Cristian Torres

Round One: The round begins with Torres stunning a swinging Boatwright with a counter left, Boatwright grabs Torres and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Torres charges forward while swinging at Boatwright, Torres scores a takedown on Boatwright and he gets the half guard. Boatwright scrambles to his feet while eating a few strikes, Torres gets Boatwright up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Boatwright kicks Torres in the midsection, Torres rocks Boatwright with a knee strike from out of nowhere. Torres destroys Boatwright with an uppercut and Boatwright goes out cold.

Official Result: Cristian Torres def. Dashawn Boatwright by KO via punch (2:58, R1)

Sam Toomer vs. Alexandre Bezerra

Round One: The round begins with Bezerra attacking Toomer with some leg kicks, Bezerra comes forward and attacks Toomer with a left hook. Bezerra scores a takedown on Toomer and Toomer gets right back up, Toomer uses the jab to keep Bezerra at bay. Toomer looks to nail a kicking Bezerra with a counter right, Bezerra attacks Toomer with a variety of kicks. Bezerra charges forward and he swings away at Toomer, Bezerra again charges at Toomer while swinging away at him and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Bezerra

Round Two: The round begins with Toomer attacking Bezerra with a high kick, Toomer then hits Bezerra with a two punch combination. Bezerra starts hunting for the takedowns against Toomer, Bezerra rocks Toomer with a combination before scoring a takedown. Bezerra quickly gains the full mount against Toomer, Toomer gets Bezerra in the half guard while eating a few strikes. Bezerra starts attacking Toomer with some ground and pound, Bezerra gains back control while nailing Toomer with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Alexandre Bezerra def. Sam Toomer by TKO via strikes (3:00, R2)

LFA Welterweight Title Fight: James Nakashima (c) vs. Kyle Stewart

Round One: The round begins with Stewart taking a few swings at Nakashima, Nakashima starts attacking Stewart with some leg kicks. Nakashima comes forward and he nails Stewart with a left to the midsection, Nakashima scores a takedown on Stewart and he gets the full guard. Nakashima transitions to the half guard against Stewart, Stewart scrambles to his feet and Nakashima holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Nakashima kicks away at Stewart, Nakashima scores another takedown on Stewart and he gets him in the seated position. Nakashima gains the half guard after a failed heel hook attempt from Stewart, Stewart scrambles to his feet and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nakashima

Round Two: The round begins with Nakashima getting a swinging Stewart against the cage wall, Stewart briefly drops Nakashima with an elbow strike from the clinch. Nakashima recovers and gets Stewart back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Stewart attacks Nakashima with rights. Stewart charges forward and just swings wildly against Nakashima, Nakashima scores a takedown on Stewart and he gets back control. Stewart gets back up with Nakashima holding onto him and landing a few strikes until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Nakashima starts hunting for takedowns against Stewart. Stewart cracks a swinging Nakashima with a counter right hook, Nakashima scores a takedown on Stewart and he gets the full guard. Nakashima transitions to the half guard against Stewart, Nakashima transitions to back control on Stewart. Nakashima goes for the rear naked choke and Stewart escapes, Nakashima returns to the half guard against Stewart. Stewart causes a scramble to get the fight standing and Nakashima gets him right back against the cage wall, Nakashima drags Stewart back to the ground while maintaining back control until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nakashima (Overall Score: 29-28 for Nakashima)

Round Four: The round begins with Stewart swinging away at Nakashima, Nakashima gets Stewart against the cage wall while looking for the takedown. Nakashima gets Stewart to the ground while gaining back control, Stewart scrambles and Nakashima gets him against the cage wall. Nakashima drags Stewart back to the ground while gaining side control, Nakashima nails Stewart with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Nakashima (Overall Score: 39-37 for Nakashima)

Round Five: The round begins with Stewart attempting a high kick against Nakashima, Nakashima gets a swinging Stewart against the cage wall. Nakashima scores a takedown on Stewart and he gets the half guard, Nakashima briefly gets back control against Stewart. Stewart swings like a madman against Nakashima while remaining on his back, Nakashima remains in top control until the round ends.

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

Official Result: James Nakashima def. Kyle Stewart by unanimous decision (50-45, 48-47, 50-45) to retain the title

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