UFC On FUEL TV: Means v Magalhaes

Tim Means gets fourth fight of 2014

FIT-NHB fighter Tim Means (21-6-1) will be fighting for the fourth time in 2014, third time for the UFC, as he faces Brazilian Marcio Alexandre Jr. at UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway on December 20th in Brazil. Means will be looking to put together back to back wins since starting his second run in the UFC. Means is coming off a strong proformence back at UFC on FOX in July beating a tough and always game Hernani Perpetuo by Unanimous Decision. Through out the contest with Perpetuo, Means was able to keep his distance and work his boxing really well.

Means will be facing the always super tough Marcio Alexandre Jr. (12-1). Marcio made his way into the UFC by competing on the third season of TUF: Brazil, making it all the way to the middleweight final. At the finale of TUF: Brazil 3 Marcio lost his first pro fight, losing to Warlley Alves by Technical Submission due to a guillotine. Before that Marcio went 12-0 to start his pro career with all 12 fights coming from the Brazil regional cuircit.

UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway takes place on December 20th in Barueri, Brazil. The nights Main Event will be between #4 Lyoto Machida(21-5), who is looking to get back on the winning track after losing to the Champ Chris Weidman, and #10 CB Dollaway (16-6), who is looking to make it three wins in a row. Also on the card will be #1 Renan Barao (34-2). Barao will be fighting his first non-title fight in almost three years when he takes on #15 Mitch Gagnon (12-2).

(Ranks are from UFC Media rankings)

IVF2

Isaac Vallie-Flagg to Face Matt Wiman at UFC FN 57 in Austin

Team Jackson-Winklejohn’s Isaac Vallie-Flagg has picked up his third fight of 2014 as he takes on Matt Wiman, in what will be Wiman’s first fight since January 2013. Ike is hoping to kick start a winning streak as he has lost his last two fights and is 1-2 since signing with the UFC. The bout is to take place in the lightweight division.

Wiman, who last fought at UFC on FOX 6, is looking to get things back on track himself. Out due to injury for almost two years, Wiman looks to get himself back into the mix of things in the always stacked lightweight division. His last fight resulted in a TKO loss to T.J. Grant back at UFC on FOX 6 on January 26th, 2013.

UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Edgar (57) will take place on November 22nd in Austin, TX at the Frank Erwin Center. The night will be headlined by the #2 ranked, and teammate of Isaac Vallie-Flagg, Cub Swanson and the #3 ranked Frankie Edgar in what looks to be title eliminator match in the Featherweight division. The action begins on UFC Fight Pass then moves to Fox Sports 1, which will have 10 action packed fights.

(Ranks are based off UFC media generated rankings)

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Legacy FC 36 Quick Results

AXS TV Main Card

Legacy FC Heavyweight Title: Cody East def. Vernon Lewis by TKO 3:26 Round 1

Legacy FC Flyweight Title: Damacio Page def. Brian Hall by KO 1:48 Round 1

Doanld Sanchez def. Charles Cheeks by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Jordan Espinosa def. Rafael De Frietas by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Clint Roberts def. Lenny Lovato Jr. by TKO 4:15 Round 1

Norma Rueda Center def. Michelle Nicolini by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Under Card

Dominic Chavez def. Sean Jeantete by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1:14 Round 1

Slade Ring def. Adrian Lopez by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) 1:49 Round 1

Miguel Delgado def. Hunter Tower by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

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Legacy FC 36 Live Play by Play

AXS TV Main Card

Legacy FC Heavyweight Title: Cody East vs. Vernon Lewis

Round 1: East and Lewis meet in the middle to start the match . East lands with a huge overhand right and  follows up with a front kick to the body. Lewis throws a couple punches, but East grabs the head with his left and unloads with some big rights. Lewis is definitely showing he has a chin. Lewis gets a couple of punches in but East is hitting with combos. East hits Lewis with a straight right jab causing Lewis to cover up against the fence. East continues to unload punches while Lewis attempts to cover up and recover. East continues to lay it on Lewis with big punches. As the ref steps in East connects with a shot that knocks Lewis to the ground.

Cody East def. Vernon Lewis by TKO RD1. 3:26

Legacy Flyweight Title: Damacio Page vs. Brian Hall

Round 1: The two fighters meet in the center to start the round and match. Page lands with a hook. They clinch up with Page getting his arms around Hall. Page lifts and kicks his hips looking for the toss. Page gets the takedown and they fight for position with page trying to land punches. Hall gets back up and they continue to exchange. As Hall is backing up and Page is coming in, Hall gets hit with a huge overhand right that puts him straight to sleep and falling.

Damacio Page def. Brian Hall by KO RD1. 1:48

Donald Sanchez vs. Charles Cheeks

Round 1: Sanchez and Cheeks meet in the middle to start the round.  They have a big exchange of punches with Sanchez back close to the fence. Cheeks throws a head kick that misses causing him to fall to the mat.  Cheeks shoots in for a takedown but Sanchez stuffs it. Sanchez is getting the better of the exchanges on the feet. Cheeks starts utilizing leg kicks. Sanchez throws a right, uppercut, left combo with the first two landing clean. Both fighters are exchanging with Cheeks putting the pressure on. Cheeks throws a leg kick that Sanchez grabs and throws him to the ground with. Cheeks gets back up and pushes forward. Both fighters continue to exchange as the round ends.

Round 2: They meet in the middle to start the second round. Sanchez throws a few heavy punches that miss. Cheeks attempts to get a takedown pushing Sanchez against the fence, but he defends well and creates space. They continue to exchange with Cheeks moving forward most of the time.  Sanchez lands an nice right head kick followed up with a hook.  They exchange with Sanchez pushing forward now. Sanchez lands a jab and hook followed up with another jab that is blocked.  Cheeks covers up thinking punches are coming but Sanchez hooks the ankle taking him to the floor. Sanchez gets in top position and unloads punches as the bell rings.

Round 3: The third and final round begins. anchez lands a leg kick. Cheeks shoots for a takedown and slips. The ref calls time to whipe the mat. They exchange with Sanchez getting the better of them. Cheeks loads up on a huge left hook that misses. Sanchez lands with the head kick. Sanchez gets Cheeks down to the ground and works to side control. Sanchez is softening Cheeks with punches as he works to mount.  Cheeks traps his leg getting them into half guard.  Sanchez keeps top position as both fighters continue to work and the bell rings to end the fight.

Donald Sanchez def. Charles Cheeks by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Rafael De Freitas vs. Jordan Espinosa

Round 1: Espinosa and Freitas touch gloves and Espinosa throws a big kick to the head that goes right over.  Both fighters are throwing punches and some leg kicks feeling each other out.  Freitas gets Espinosa against the fence.  Freitas attempts to fall into guard but Espinosa circles out and backs up forcing Frietas to stand up. They clinch against the fence again after both fighters unload kicks and punches going back and forth. They work there way back into distance after clinching on the fence. Espinosa gets a few good knees in with the clinch. They continue to battle it out with Espinosa appearing to be the faster fighter with the strikes as the round ends.

Round 2: The two fighters come together feeling each other out some more.  Freitas gets Espinosa on his kness against the fence but Espinosa works his way back up. Espinosa throws his second flying knee of the fight as he is coming in. Frietas has control of the center of the cage pushing the pace a little as both fighter continue to exchange punches. Frietas has Espinosa up against the cage again attempting a trip. Espinosa defends well for a while but Frietas hooks his ankle and pulls it out from under him. Frietas as looking for and fighting for a submission and Espinosa defends as the bell rings.

Round 3: The fighters touch gloves to start the third and final round. Frietas gets Espinosa against the fence looking for another takedown. Espinosa defends and the two seperate, shortly after Frietas goes for another single leg. Espinosa defends well for as long as he can but Frietas gets the takedown and works his way to mount.  Frietas is smothering and throwing punches.  Both fighters are throwing punches to the body clinched up on the ground, it appears Freitas is setting up a arm triangle. Freitas shifts over to side position trying to secure the submission but eventually ends back up on top. Frietas pins Espinosa’s arm around his neck and tries to unload with some punches as the final round ends.

Jordan Espinosa def. Rafeal De Freitas by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Clint Roberts vs. Lenny Lovato Jr.

Round 1: Fighters touch gloves and the round begins. Roberts throws a kick to the head that Lovato blocks and laughs at. Roberts continues to move in throwing punches and throws another head kick to the head that connects some. Lovato goes for a takedown and tries pressing Roberts up against the fence but Roberts does well to defend and deliver knees and punches to Lovato.  Both fighters exchange back and forth, with Roberts appearing to get the better of the exchanges slightly. Roberts throws another vicious head kick that Lovato partially blocks but it is enough to knock him down. Roberts pounces and capitalizes with punches causing to the referee to stop the match.

Clint Roberts def. Lenny Lovato Jr. by TKO RD1. 4:15

Michelle Nicolini vs. Norma Rueda Center

Round 1: The lady’s meet in the center of the cage and the round begins. Both fighters are feeling each other out with jabs,  appearing to find range. As the continue to feel each other out Nicolini shoots for a single leg. Norma Rueda Center is defending well but Nicolini gets her pressed up against the cage and grabs for a double leg and gets the takedown. Nicolini is working on the ground showing her jiu jitsu. Rueda Center is defending well though. After both fighters are fighting for position. Nicolini attempts a knee bar but Rueda Center defends and gets back to her feet, trying to capitalize with her hands as Nicolini gets back up to her feet.

Round 2: They touch gloves to start round 2. Both ladies are fighting for position as Rueda Center connects with a short right knocking Nicolini to the ground as she came in. Rueda Center does follow up and allows Nicolini to stand back up.  Both fighters continue to have exchanges with the hands on their feet coming in and out. Rueda Center ends up on top in Nicolinis guard. The referee stands them up after little action on the ground. Nicolini gets caught with the right a few more times, with one knocking her to the ground. As Rueda Center comes in Nicolini grabs her legs to get the takedown. The round ends as they continue to fight on the ground.

Round 3: The two fighters come together to begin the third and final round. Both girls are jabbing but not pushing the pace much.  The referre calls for time to tell both ladies to fight. After the ref continues the action Nicolini goes for a takedown and gets it but can’t capiitalize on it. Rueda Center gets back to her feet. Both fighters are throwing faints, jabs and kicks but not much action. Nicolini seems a little gassed and Rueda Center seems hesitant. There is an exchange of a few more combos from both fighters as the bell rings to end the round.

Norma Rueda Center def. Michelle Nicolini by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Under Card

Sean Jeantete vs. Dominic Chavez

Round 1: The round begins and both fighters touch gloves.  Jeantete comes in and gets caught with a hook by Chavez knocking him to the ground. Chavez pounces and unloads big punches and hammer fists as Jeantete scrambles trying to get back up. As Jeantete scrambles, Chavez gets his back and sinks in a deep rear naked choke and gets the submission.

Dominic Chavez def. Sean Jeantete by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) RD1. 1:14

Slade Ring vs. Adrian Lopez

Round 1:  Both fighters meet in the middle.  Ring throws a left right combo, landing with the right.  Ring throws a few more punch combos landing here and there. Lopes goes for a double leg takedown  and get it. Both fighters scramble with Slade Ring using great ground skills. Ring ends up positioning himself into a combination of a twister and rear naked choke and get the submission.

Slade Ring def. Adrian Lopez by Submission (Rear Naked Choke) RD1. 1:49

Hunter Tower vs. Miguel Delgado

Round 1: Both fighters touch gloves and the round begins.  Both Tower and Delgado have an exchange before Delgado has Tower pinned up against the cage.  After being against the cage with little action the referee steps in and splits the fighters up. Tower throw a left right kick combo and gets pinned up against the cage again. Delgado get Tower down to the mat and tries to work to a better position and utilize some ground and pound as the bell sounds.

Round 2: Fighters touch gloves and the second round begins. Both fighters throwing punches trying to find range. Tower throws a leg kick that hits partially. After scrambling and exchanging back and forth Delgado lands a solid knee with the clinch. Both fighters are throwing double and triple combos. Appears Delgado is pushing the pace a little more.  As they continue to exchange punches and some kicks the bell sounds to end the round.

Round 3: The round begins and the two fighters have a slight exchange before Delgado gets Tower pinned up against the cage. Tower has head control and Delgado can’t do much. The referee separates them and they are back to standing up. Delgado is moving forward throwing punches and Tower is countering. Tower connects as Delgado is coming in and Delgado falls pack to the mat. Tower takes top position and tries to work to full guard. Delgado does well defending as the bell sounds.

Miguel Delgado def. Hunter Tower by Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Legacy FC 36: Albuquerque Weigh in Results

AXS TV Main Card

Main Event: Heavyweight Title (265lbs limit): Cody East (242.4lbs) vs. Vernon Lewis (262.2lbs)

Co-Main Event: Flyweight Title (125lbs): Damacio Page (124.6lbs) vs. Brian Hall (124.6lbs)

Featherweight (145lbs): Donald Sanchez (146lbs) vs. Charles Cheeks (145lbs)

Flyweight (125lbs): Rafael De Freitas (125lbs) vs. Jordan Espinosa (127.2lbs)*

Middleweight (185lbs): Clint Roberts (181.6lbs) vs. Lenny Lovato Jr. (186.6lbs)**

Women’s Strawweight (115lbs): Michelle Nicolini (116lbs) vs. Norma Rueda Center (115.4lbs)

Amateur Card

Lightweight (155lbs): Sead Jeantete (156.4lbs) vs. Dominic Chavez (149.6lbs)

Welterweight (170lbs): Hunter Tower (169.6lbs) vs. Miguel Delgado (170.4lbs)

Flyweight (125lbs): Slade Ring (125.6lbs) vs. Adrian Lopez (   )***

*There was a dispute as to what the contract said on what the weight limit was.

**Lenny Lovato Jr. forgoes part of purse.

***Adrian Lopez will weigh in tomorrow afternoon according to his opponent Slade Ring.

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Legacy FC 36 Full Card Update

Legacy Fighting Championships 36 will be live at the Route 66 casino Legends Theater this Friday. The card is stacked top to bottom with some of New Mexico’s best MMA fighters. The card is headlined by Los Lunas’ own Cody “The Freight Train” East (8-1) taking on Vernon Lewis (4-2) for the vacant Legacy FC Heavyweight Title.

In the Co-Main Event of the eveing Albuquerque’s own Damacio “The Angel of Death” Page (18-9) takes on Brian “The Law” Hall for the vacant Legacy FC Flyweight Title.

Also on the main card will be Donald Sanchez making his return to the cage after being involved in a car accident that knocked him out of a main event fight for Global-Knockout MMA in California back in June of this year.

The Main portion of the card will be airing live on AXS tv.

Doors open at 6pm MT and the action begins at 7pm MT Friday October 17th.

Legacy FC 36 Full Card

AXS TV Main Card

Main Event: Heavyweight Title (265lbs limit): Cody East (8-1) vs. Vernon Lewis (4-2)

Co-Main Event: Flyweight Title (125lbs): Damacio Page (18-9) vs. Brian Hall (7-2)

Featherweight (145lbs): Donald Sanchez (29-14) vs. Charles Cheeks (7-3)

Flyweight (125lbs): Rafael De Freitas (6-0) vs. Jordan Espinosa (5-4)

Middleweight (185lbs): Clint Roberts (5-3) vs. Lenny Lovato Jr. (8-3)

Women’s Strawweight (115lbs): Michelle Nicolini (2-0) vs. Norma Rueda Center (2-1)

Amateur Card

Lightweight (155lbs): Sead Jeantete (0-0) vs. Dominic Chavez (0-0)

Welterweight (170lbs): Hunter Tower (1-1) vs. Miguel Delgado (2-0)

Flyweight (125lbs): Slade Ring (1-1) vs. Adrian Lopez (0-3)

 

RFA

RFA 18: Quick Results

Main Event

Alexandre Pantoja def. Matt Manzanares by Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2:38, Round 2

Abel Cullum def. Ulysses Gomez by Submission (Guillotine) 1:29, Round 1

Chidi Njokuani def. Steve Hanna by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Brenda Gonzales def. Heather Bassett by Submission (Armbar) 2:48, Round 1

Mehdi Bagdad def. Evan Delong by KO 1:55, Round 1

Justin Linn def. Adrian Cruz by TKO 0:22, Round 1

Under Card

Tim Sosa def. Zac Riley by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Jesse Long def. Federico Betancourt by Submission (D’arce Choke) 3:35, Round 1

Nicco Montano def. Allison Price by TKO 1:26, Round 1*

Jess Martinez def. Bronson Mitchell by TKO 0:43, Round 2*

Ernesto Salvidrez def. Ian Velasquez by Submission (Guillotine) 1:11, Round 2*

(Bold indicates fighter trains in New Mexico)

(* indicates bout was an Amateur bout)

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