Legacy Fighting Alliance 56 Results: A New LFA Lightweight Champion Is Crowned!

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LFA Lightweight Championship
Austin Hubbard def. Killys Mota by TKO via strikes (4:45, R5) to win the title

Demarques Jackson def. Bobby Lee by submission via guillotine choke (2:11, R1)

Alton Cunningham def. Erick Murray by TKO via strikes (1:53, R2)

Youssef Zalal def. Steve Merrill by submission via d’arce choke (3:22, R1)

Jonathon Thomson def. Ange Loosa by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-27)

Dante Schiro def. Robert Gidron by submission via arm triangle choke (2:25, R1)


Dante Schiro vs. Robert Gidron

Round One: The round begins with Gidron attacking Schiro with some leg kicks, Schiro responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Schiro grabs Gidron and he gets him against the cage wall, Schiro scores a takedown on Gidron and he gets back control. Schiro starts attacking Gidron with ground and pound, Schiro transitions to full mount and he locks in an arm triangle choke to force a tap out.

Official Result: Dante Schiro def. Robert Gidron by submission via arm triangle choke (2:25, R1)

Steve Merrill vs. Youssef Zalal

Round One: The round begins with Zalal attacking Merrill with some leg kicks, Merrill then hits Zalal with a kick to the midsection. Merrill starts hunting for a takedown and the referee separates them after Zalal holds the cage wall, the action resumes with Zalal attacking Merrill with a knee strike. Merrill eats some strikes before nailing Zalal with a right, Zalal goes for a flying knee strike before dragging Merrill to the ground. Zalal rolls for a d’arce choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Youssef Zalal def. Steve Merrill by submission via d’arce choke (3:22, R1)

Alton Cunningham vs. Erick Murray

Round One: The round begins with Cunningham attacking Murray with some leg kicks, the fighters clinch and exchange strikes. Murray grabs Cunningham and gets him up against the cage wall, Murray lands an elbow strike as the fighters separate, Murray uses the jab to keep Cunningham at a distance, Murray gets Cunningham against the cage wall after a head kick attempt. The fighters separate and Murray throws a combo before getting Cunningham against the cage wall, Murray attacks Cunningham with some knee strikes. The fighters separate and Cunningham hits Murray with a knee strike, Murray gets Cunningham against the cage wall while exchanging some strikes. Cunningham nails Murray with a three punch combo during a brief separation, the fighters clinch some more as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Murray

Round Two: The round begins with Murray attacking Cunningham with a few kicks, the fighters clinch and Murray lands a knee strike. Cunningham scores a takedown on Murray and he gets the full guard, Cunningham attacks Murray with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Alton Cunningham def. Erick Murray by TKO via strikes (1:53, R2)

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