CODY EAST DEFENDS HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 40’
LOS ANGELES – March 20, 2015 – In his first ever title defense, Legacy Fighting Championship heavyweight champion Cody East (10-1) defeated Brice Ritani-Coe (4-3) by TKO in the main event on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 40. AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s action in this week’s highlight video: bit.ly/Legacy40
Here are the official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 40:
Main event – Heavyweight Title Fight – Cody East (10-1) defeats Brice Ritani-Coe (4-3) via TKO at 1:41 in round two.
Catchweight 128 Pound Fight – Rodrigo Lima (12-3) defeats Matt Betzold (6-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Welterweight Fight – Dave Vitkay (15-12-1) defeats Tommy Jones (6-3) via submission (straight armlock) at 2:44 in round three.
Lightweight Fight – Clay Harvison (13-5) defeats Joe Elmore (10-7) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
Featherweight Fight – Gui Cury (5-3) defeats Rusty Crowder (4-5) via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28).
Welterweight Fight – Wesley Barnes (3-1) defeats Amir Dadovic (2-1) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Middleweight – Doug Usher (4-2) defeats Aaron Conway (4-5) via TKO at 1:49 in round one.
Next week, AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 21 features the anticipated rematch between reigning Lion Fight Super Lightweight Champion Kevin Ross and Japan’s famed kickboxer and multiple Muay Thai champion Tetsuya Yamato. The main card airs live on Friday, March 27 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT from the Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California, marking Lion Fights first ever event in the Golden State.
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