TYLER EAST ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT FOLLOWING KNOCK-OUT LOSS TO BRIAN HEDEN ON ‘AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 60’
Plus, Two Knockouts in Under 30 Seconds Each and Dakota Chochrane Submits Jos Eichelberger in a Dominant Victory
Los Angeles – Oct. 7, 2016 – Capping off a thrilling finish-filled night of action on AXS TV FIGHTS: LEGACY FIGHTING CHAMPIONSHIP 60, headliner Tyler East (15-6, 1NC) announced his retirement from MMA after rival Brian Heden (30-15) knocked him out in the first round. East previously beat Heden when they first met in the cage in 2010.
Top moments from tonight’s card include:
The AXS TV FIGHTS highlight video is available here, with analysis by UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello: http://bit.ly/Legacy60
Official results for Legacy Fighting Championship 60, which took place at the Grand Casino in Hinckley, Minnesota, are as follows:
Main Event – Heavyweight Fight – Brian Heden (30-15) defeated Tyler East (15-6, 1 NC) by TKO (punches) at 1:51 in round one.
Co-Main Event – Welterweight Fight – Dakota Cochrane (26-10) defeated Jos Eichelberger (18-10) by submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:47 in round two.
Featherweight Fight – Nate Richardson (5-1) defeated Nick Compton (12-5) by TKO at 2:34 in round three.
Welterweight Fight – Tat Romero (27-6) defeated Isaiah Pitts (6-2) by submission (head and arm choke) at 3:50 in round one.
Lightweight Fight – Marcus Edwards (12-4) defeated Billy Christianson (12-6) by TKO (punches) at 0:12 in round 1.
Light Heavyweight Fight – Cam Olson (6-2) defeated Nick Wagner (8-6-1) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).
Heavyweight Fight – Zach Thumb (5-2) defeated Maurice Green (2-2) by knockout (knee) at 0:25 in round one.
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