Mauricio Herrera won the interim WBA light welterweight title with a win over Johan Perez on the Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara undercard.
Johan Perez and Mauricio Herrera kicked off the Canelo Alvarez vs. Erislandy Lara pay-per-view with a fairly entertaining scrap that went to a close majority decision.
Perez came into the bout as the interim WBA light welterweight champ, having won the "title" in a bout with Paul Spadafora in November of last year.
Herrera lost a somewhat controversial dec more
Undefeated Brazilian prospect Leonardo Leite has signed a deal with Legacy FC, and he will debut in a title fight.
Unbeaten in MMA, the jiu-jitsu and judo specialist will make his promotional debut in a five-round fight against Myron Dennis in September, Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard confirmed to MMAFighting.com on Monday.
The light heavyweight showdown will headline the Legacy FC 35 card in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Brazilian Top Team product Leite made his transition to MMA in 2013 with a first-round more
Former RFA middleweight champion Kevin Casey made his Octagon debut at UFC 175 on Saturday, and he was more than proud to rep his former promotion by handily defeating former Legacy FC champ Bubba Bush. more
Bantamweight prospect Eli â€œTomahawkâ€ Tamez has quickly established himself as one of the top up-and-coming young fighters on the Texas fight scene, and now he's targeting a Legacy FC belt. more
Damon Jackson has been steadily working towards a Legacy FC title shot. This Saturday, when he challenges Leonard Garcia, he'll finally get it. more
Join us for live and official results from tonight’s Legacy FC 33 event, which features a championship headliner between featherweight titleholder Leonard Garcia and challenger Damon Jackson.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News more
A title changed hands in quick fashion on Friday at Legacy FC 33. Check out the video highlights as Damon Jackson took the featherweight belt from Leonard Garcia.Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News, Videos more
Damon Jackson had big plans heading into his fight with featherweight champion Leonard Garcia at Legacy FC 33 on Friday night, and those planes came to fruition, perhaps beyond his expectations. more
Josh Copeland gave his home fans a good show on Friday, staying unbeaten and winning the RFA heavyweight title in the process. Filed under: AXS TV Fights, News more