Legacy Fighting Alliance 48 Results: Raufeon Stots & Ryan Lilley Headline A Card Full Of Prospects

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Raufeon Stots def. Ryan Lilley by TKO via strikes (3:00, R3)

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Brandon Royval def. Charles Johnson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Calen Born def. Kassius Kayne by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Ryan MacDonald def. Trevor Ward by submission via guillotine choke (2:06, R2)

Kevin Croom def. Darrick Minner by TKO via elbow strikes (2:10, R2)

Austin Jones def. Duane Johnson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Brock Smith def. Joe Boerschig by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


Brock Smith vs. Joe Boerschig

Round One: The round begins with Smith attacking Boerschig with some leg kicks, Boerschig attacks Smith with a punching combination. Smith scores a takedown on Boerschig and he gets the half guard, Boerschig eventually gets Smith into his full guard. Smith starts attacking Boerschig with some ground and pound, Smith regains the half guard position against Boerschig. Smith transitions to the full mount and then back control against Boerschig, Boerschig scrambles and both fighters wind up standing again. Boerschig charges at Smith while throwing a combination, Smith responds by nailing Boerschig with a right to the midsection. Smith scores another takedown on Boerschig and he gets the open guard, Smith attacks Boerschig with a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Smith

Round Two: The round begins with Smith attacking Boerschig with a flying knee strike, Boerschig comes forward and Smith scores a takedown on him. Smith transitions to the half guard while attacking Boerschig with strikes, Boerschig quickly gets Smith back in his full guard. Smith regains the half guard against Boerschig, Smith gets back in Boerschig’s full guard while eating some strikes. Smith advances to side control and then half guard against Boerschig, Smith gains the full mount and Boerschig scrambles to get back control on him. Boerschig attacks Smith with a few strikes as both competitors make it back to their feet, Smith scores another takedown on Boerschig and he gets the open guard. Smith goes back to the half guard position against Boerschig as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Smith trips on a kick attempt and Boerschig engages him on the ground. Smith scrambles and gets top position against Boerschig, Smith attacks Boerschig with some ground and pound. Smith transitions to the half guard against Boerschig, Boerschig gets Smith in his full guard after a scramble. Smith quickly regains the half guard against Boerschig, Smith attacks Boerschig with more ground and pound. Boerschig scrambles to his feet and separates from Smith, Smith scores another takedown on Boerschig and he gets the open guard. Smith gains the half guard against Boerschig as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Brock Smith def. Joe Boerschig by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Duane Johnson vs. Austin Jones

Round One: The round begins with Johnson going for a high kick against Jones, Jones starts attacking Johnson with some leg kicks. Jones gets a swinging Johnson up against the cage wall, Jones lands a knee strike as the fighters separate. Jones catches a swinging Johnson with a counter right, Johnson continues coming forward and kicking away at Jones. Jones scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets back control, Johnson scrambles to his feet and he separates from Jones. Johnson then cracks Jones with a straight left, Johnson swings away at Jones as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Johnson

Round Two: The round begins with Jones cracking Johnson with a right, Jones scores a takedown on Johnson and Johnson gets right back up. Jones goes back to attacking Johnson with some leg kicks, Johnson nails an incoming Jones with a counter right hook. Jones goes for a high kick and Johnson blocks it, Jones then nails Johnson with a kick to the midsection. Johnson backs up Jones with a two punch combination, Johnson then lands his own kick to the midsection of Jones. Johnson charges forward and he nails Jones with a few lefts, Jones attacks Johnson with a multiple strike combo as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jones attacking Johnson with a high kick before scoring a takedown, Johnson gets back up and Jones holds him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Johnson starts attacking Jones with some front kicks to the legs, Jones scores another takedown on Johnson and Johnson gets right back up. Jones grabs Johnson and he holds him against the cage wall, Jones gets another takedown and Johnson gets right back up. Jones scores another takedown on Johnson and he gets the half guard, Johnson quickly gets Jones in his full guard. Johnson rolls for an arm bar and Jones escapes to keep top position, Johnson attacks Jones with elbow strikes while on his back. Jones postures up and Johnson gets to his feet a few moments later, Jones gets one more takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jones (Final Score: 29-28 for Johnson)

Official Result: Austin Jones def. Duane Johnson by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Darrick Minner vs. Kevin Croom

Round One: The round begins with Minner attacking Croom with some leg kicks, Croom scores a takedown on Minner and he gets the half guard. Minner scrambles and both fighters get back to their feet, Minner catches a swinging Croom with a counter right. Minner nails Croom with a punching combination, Minner looks for the takedown and Croom gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Minner drops Croom with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes. Minner transitions to back control against Croom, Minner goes for a twitser and Croom stops it from happening. Minner goes for a banana split and Croom escapes that, Minner attacks Croom with some ground and pound. Croom scrambles and gets top position as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Minner

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters swinging wildly at each other, Croom scores a takedown on Minner and he gets back control. Croom attacks Minner with ground and pound, Minner shakes Croom off of him and he immediately goes for a guillotine choke. Croom escapes the choke and he regains back control against Minner, Croom attacks Minner with a plethora of elbow strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Kevin Croom def. Darrick Minner by TKO via elbow strikes (2:10, R2)

Ryan MacDonald vs. Trevor Ward

Round One: The round begins with Ward attacking MacDonald with an overhand right and a high kick, MacDonald starts nailing Ward with some leg kicks. Ward attacks MacDonald with a variety of kicks, MacDonald gets a swinging Ward up against the cage wall. MacDonald scores a takedown on Ward and he gets the full guard, MacDonald transitions to the half guard against Ward. MacDonald then gains side control against Ward, Ward eventually gets MacDonald back in his full guard. Ward catches MacDonald in a triangle choke and MacDonald escapes to maintain top position, MacDonald regains the side control position against Ward as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for MacDonald

Round Two: The round begins with both fighters attempting some high kicks, MacDonald cracks Ward with a left to the midsection. MacDonald grabs a swinging Ward and he gets him against the cage wall, MacDonald scores a takedown on Ward and he gets the half guard. MacDonald goes for a guillotine choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Ryan MacDonald def. Trevor Ward by submission via guillotine choke (2:06, R2)

Kassius Kayne vs. Calen Born

Round One: The round begins with Born taking a few swings at Kayne, Kayne starts attacking Born with some leg kicks. Born catches Kayne with a two punch combination, Kayne cracks a swinging Born with a short counter right. Born goes for a takedown before nailing Kayne with a right, Kayne continues attacking Born with a variety of kicks. Born nails Kayne with a right before attempting a takedown against him, Kayne responds by nailing Born with a right. Born comes forward and he nails Kayne with a few overhand rights, Born comes forward as the two fighters swing away at each other. Kayne backs up Born after landing a right uppercut, Born eats a knee strike before scoring a takedown on Kayne. Born gets full mount and he swings away at Kayne as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Born

Round Two: the round begins with Kayne attacking Born with a multiple punch combination, Kayne charges at Born while throwing more strikes. Born then hits Kayne with a kick to the midsection, Born also nails Kayne with a combo of his own before scoring a takedown. Born transitions to the full mount against Kayne, Born starts attacking Kayne with ground and pound. Kayne scrambles at the right time to get the fight standing again, Born goes for the takedown and Kayne defends by landing strikes. Born eventually gets the takedown and the half guard against Kayne, Kayne scrambles again and he attacks Born with a few strikes. Kayne nails Born with an illegal elbow strike to the spine and the fight is halted, the fight resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Kayne destroying Born with a huge striking combination, Born scores a takedown on Kayne and he gets the full mount. Born starts attacking Kayne with some ground and pound, Born drags Kayne away from the cage wall while landing more strikes. Born attacks Kayne with more strikes until the round ends.

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

Official Result: Calen Born def. Kassius Kayne by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Brandon Royval vs. Charles Johnson

Round One: The round begins with Royval attacking Johnson with a knee strike and high kick, Johnson gets a swinging Royval against the cage wall. Royval gets free and he attacks Johnson with leg kicks, Johnson again gets Royval against the cage wall. Royval catches Johnson with a knee strike to the head, Johnson scores a takedown and he gets the full guard on Royval. Johnson gets back control while landing a few strikes, Royval scrambles to his feet and Johnson gets him against the cage wall before separating. Royval backs Johnson into the cage wall while swinging away at him, Royval nails Johnson with an elbow strike to the head. Royval crushes Johnson with a kick to the midsection, Royval keeps Johnson near the cage wall while continuing to swing away at him. Johnson drags Royval to the ground and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Royval

Round Two: The round begins with Johnson attempting a flying knee strike against Royval, Johnson injures his right leg while swinging away at Johnson. Johnson scores a takedown on Royval and Royval gets right back to his feet, Royval gets Johnson against the cage wall while swinging away at him. Johnson goes for a takedown as Royval briefly looks for a heel hook before both fighters scramble to their feet, Royval scores a takedown on Johnson and he gets the full guard. Johnson scrambles and he catches Royval in a d’arce choke, Johnson releases the choke to attack Royval with some strikes. The fighters scramble to their feet as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Royval attacking Johnson with some leg kicks, Johnson comes forward and he attacks Royval with a few strikes. Johnson scores a takedown and Royval gets right back up, Johnson drags Royval back to the ground and Royval gets right back up again. Royval nails Johnson with a knee strike to the midsection, Johnson then catches a swinging Royval with a pair of rights followed by a body kick. Royval catches a swinging Johnson with a counter right, Johnson scores another takedown on Royval and Royval gets rights back up. Royval nails Johnson with a knee strike to the midsection, Johnson grabs Royval and he gets him against the cage wall. Johnson scores another takedown on Royval and he lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Brandon Royval def. Charles Johnson by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Raufeon Stots vs. Ryan Lilley

Round One: The round begins with Lilley attacking Stots with some leg kicks, Stots respond sby landing some kicks of his own. Stots barely lands a left to the face of Lilley, Lilley stuns a swinging Stots with a counter right to the face. Stots grabs Lilley and he gets him against the cage wall before separating, the fighters have a brief striking exchange. Stots scores a takedown and Lilley gets right back up, Stots grabs Lilley and he gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Stots goes for a high kick as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stots

Round Two: The round begins with Stots cracking Lilley with a left, Stots and Lilley exchange some leg kicks as well. Stots scores a takedown on Lilley and he gets the half guard, Stots transitiosn to back control against Lilley. Lilley scrambles to his feet and Stots swings away at him, Stots rocks Lilley by landing a plethora of knee strikes. Stots drags Lilley back to the ground and he lands a bunch of strikes, Stots goes for a rear naked choke as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Lilley taking a few swings at Stots, Stots scores a takedown on Lilley and he gets the half guard. Stots transitions to back control against Lilley, Stots then gains the half guard against on a scrambling Lilley. Stots advances to the full mount against Lilley while landing strikes. Stots transitions to back control and lands more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Raufeon Stots def. Ryan Lilley by TKO via strikes (3:00, R3)

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