Legacy Fighting Alliance 57 Results: Youssef Zalal & Jose Mariscal​​​​​​​ Headline The First LFA Card Of 2019

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Jose Mariscal def. Youssef Zalal by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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Anthony Adams def. Josh Cavan by TKO via strikes (4:56, R1)

Austin Jones def. Calen Born by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)

Pauline Macias def. Madie Meacham by submission via strikes (1:18, R2)

Taylor Johnson def. Aaron Chambers by TKO via strikes (2:43, R1)

Jonathan Wyderko def. Matt Johnson by TKO via strikes (3:41, R1)

Adam Stroup def. Lucas Rota by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)


Taylor Johnson vs. Aaron Chambers

Round One: The round begins with Johnson getting Chambers against the cage wall after taking a few swings at him, Johnson scores a takedown on Chambers and he gets back control. Johnson transitions to the full mount against Chambers, Johnson returns to back control against a scrambling Chambers. Johnson starts attacking Chambers with ground and pound before regaining full mount, Johnson attacks Chambers with more ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Taylor Johnson def. Aaron Chambers by TKO via strikes (2:43, R1)

Madie Meacham vs. Pauline Macias

Round One: The round begins with Meacham charging forward and swinging away at Macias, Macias hits Meacham with a kick to the midsection. Macias scores a takedown on Meacham and she gets side control, Meacham scrambles to her feet while eating a few strikes from Macias. Meacham backs up Macias while attacking her with some kicks, Macias scores another takedown on Meacham and she gets the full guard. Macias transitions to the half guard against Meacham, Macias postures up and Meacham gets up a few moments later. Macias eats a kick before nailing Meacham with a counter left, the fighters clinch and exchange some knee strikes. Meacham comes forward and continues attacking Macias with kicks, Macias scores another takedown onMeacham and Meacham gets back up a few moments later. Macias eats a kick to the midsection before scoring another takedown on Meacham, Meacham finds a way to get back up again. Meacham stuns Macia with a few rights, Macias gets another takedown on Meacham as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Macias

Round Two: The round begins with Meacham attacking Macias with some leg kicks, Macias eats a right after kicking Meacham in the midsection. Meacham backs up Macias after landing a kick to the midsection, Macias responds by cracking Meacham with a three punch combination. Meacham eats a bunch more strikes from Macias against the cage wall before the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Pauline Macias def. Madie Meacham by submission via strikes (1:18, R2)

Jonathan Wyderko vs. Matt Johnson

Round One: The round begins with Wyderko kicking Johnson in the midsection, Johnson scores a takedown and Wyderko gets right back up. Wyderko backs Johnson against the cage wall as the two exchange strikes, Wyderko nails Johnson with a knee strike to the midsection. Johnson gets Wyderko against the cage wall while eating more strikes, Wyderko continuously attacks Johnson with knee strikes. Wyderko also decides to attack Johnson with some elbow strikes to the head, Wyderko drops Johnson with a series of knee strikes. Johnson gets back up and Wyderko drops him with another combination of strikes, Johnson gets up again and dropped again by Wyderko to cause the referee to jump in.

Official Result: Jonathan Wyderko def. Matt Johnson by TKO via strikes (3:41, R1)

Austin Jones vs. Calen Born

Round One: The round begins with Born attacking a kicking Jones with a counter left, Jones scores a takedown on Born and he gets him in the seated position. Born looks for a guillotine choke and Jones escapes to keep top position, Born scrambles to his feet after a scramble from a submission attempt. The fighters separate and Jones swings away against Born, Born starts attacking Jones with some leg kicks. Jones scores another takedown and Born gets right back up, Born grabs Jones and gets him against the cage wall. Jones spins Born and gets him back against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Jones keeps the distance before scoring another takedown on Born, Jones gains the half guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jones

Round Two: The round begins with Jones getting Born against the cage wall after they took a few swings at each other, the fighters separate and Jones goes for a high kick. Jones scores a takedown on Born and Born gets right back up, Born grabs Jones and he gets him against the cage wall. Jones spins Born before attacking him with a series of knee strikes, the fighters briefly separate before Born gets Jones back against the cage wall. Jones gets free and he swings away at Born before getting him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Jones nails Born with a knee strike. Born charges forward and swings away at Jones as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Jones getting Born against the cage wall while exchanging strikes, Born cracks Jones with a few knee strikes. Jones scores a takedown on Born and he gets the open guard, Jones attacks Born with some ground and pound. Born tries rolling for a few submission while on his back and Jones escapes them all, Jones attacks Born with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

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

Adam Stroup vs. Lucas Rota

Round One: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some leg kicks, Stroup starts landing more leg kicks against Rota. Rota swings away at Stroup before getting him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Stroup kicks away at Rota. Stroup charges at Rota while swinging away at him, Rota gets Stroup against the cage wall after eating some knee strikes. The fighters separate and Stroup pops Rota with some jabs, Stroup stuns Rota after landing a two punch combination. Stroup also attacks Rota with a high kick attempt, Stroup backs Rota into the cage wall while swinging away at him until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Stroup

Round Two: The round begins with Stroup attacking Rota with a few kicks, Rota charges at Stroup while swinging away at him. Rota grabs Stroup and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Stroup keeps Rota at a distance by landing jabs. Stroup then nails Rota with a knee strike to the head, Stroup continues attacking Rota with combinations. Stroup then hits Rota with a four punch combination, Rota fires back at Stroup with a combination of his own. Rota attacks Stroup with a few leg kicks, Stroup peppers Rota with more jabs as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Rota coming forward as the two fighters take some swings at each other, Rota rocks Stroup with a multiple strike combination. Rota grabs Stroup and holds him against the cage wall, Rota still attacks Stroup with strikes while in the cinch. The fighters separate and Stroup attacks Rota with a kick, Stroup scores a takedown on Rota and he gets the full guard. Stroup gets up and he allows Rota to stand as well, Stroup grabs Rota and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Stroup attempts a high kick against Rota, Stroup goes for a takedown and Rota winds up getting him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Stroup nails Rota with a two punch combination as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Adam Stroup def. Lucas Rota by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Josh Cavan vs. Anthony Adams

Round One: The round begins with Adams nailing Cavan with some kicks to the midsection, Adams also attacks Cavan with some leg kicks. Adams rocks Cavan with knee strikes to the midsection, Adams misses a flying knee strike attempt against Cavan. Cavan eats a few jabs while trying for takedowns against Adams, Adams uses the jab to keep Cavan at a distance. Cavan grabs Adams and he gets him up against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Adams gets Cavan against the cage wall. The fighters separate again and Cavan nails Adams with a few leg kicks, Adams attacks Cavan with a series of lefts. Cavan looks for the takedown and Adams gets him against the cage wall, Adams separates from Cavan before kicking him in the midsection. Adams drops Cavan with a knee strike and he lets him get back up, Adams drops Cavan again with a left hook and he lands a follow up strike before the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Anthony Adams def. Josh Cavan by TKO via strikes (4:56, R1)

Youssef Zalal vs. Jose Mariscal

Round One: The round begins with Mariscal swinging away at Zalal before scoring a takedown on him, Mariscal gains the half guard against Zalal. Mariscal attacks Zalal with some ground and pound, Zalal gets back up and he scores a takedown on Mariscal. Zalal transitions to back control against Mariscal, Mariscal scrambles and he gets top position against Zalal while landing strikes. Zalal gets up and Mariscal gets him against the cage wall while landing strikes, Zalal gets free and he nails Mariscal with a right. Mariscal charges at Zalal while landing a combination, Mariscal scores another takedown on Zalal and he gets the full guard. Mariscal postures up and he eats an up kick from Zalal, Mariscal gets back control when he returns to the ground and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mariscal

Round Two: The round begins with Mariscal charging at Zalal while landing a striking combination, Mariscal scores a takedown on Zalal and he gets side control. Zalal quickly gets Mariscal in the full guard position, Mariscal attacks Zalal with some ground and pound. Zalal rolls for an arm bar and Mariscal escapes to maintain top position, Zalal scrambles to his feet and Mariscal drags him back to the ground. Zalal rolls for a guillotine choke and Mariscal escapes to get the fight standing again, Mariscal scores another takedown on Zalal and he gets the full guard. Mariscal lands a few strikes as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Zalal grabbing Mariscal and getting him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Zalal lands a knee strike. Mariscal scores a takedown onZalal and he gets the full mount, Mariscal looks for a choke and Zalal scrambles to get top position. Zalal transitions to get back control against Mariscal, Zalal catches Mariscal in an inverted triangle choke and Mariscal escapes just as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Jose Mariscal def. Youssef Zalal by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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