Rafael Lovato Jr. Successfully Defends His Title at Legacy 62 | Highlights & Results


The finishes just keep on coming from Legacy Fighting Championship!

Cortez “The Crazy Cowboy” Coleman and Rafael Lovato Jr. brought an all out war to the Legacy Fights cage last night in the main event. As soon as Lovato was able to get the fight to the ground, the Bellator MMA veteran didn’t stand a chance. Lovato was able to submit Cortez in round 3 to hold on to his Middleweight title.

In the co-main event of the night, Justin “Darth” Rader was able to deliver Mike “Mighty Mouse” Maldonado with his first ever blemish on his perfect record. In the battle of grappler vs. boxer, the grappler was victorious after getting Maldonado to the ground and finishing him via TKO.

In other Legacy 62 action, Derrick “A-Game” Adkins and Manny “The Dragon” Muro put on a show with a 3-round, ferocious boxing match. In the fight of the night, both men continued to throw bombs, but nothing that was landed resulted in a finish. Muro was able to deal more damage, resulting in a decision win over Adkins.

Here are the highlights:

  • Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Cortez Coleman via Submission (Armbar) 4:04 Round 3
  • Justin Rader def. Mike Maldonado via TKO (Punches) 2:21 Round 1
  • Manny Muro def. Derrick Adkins via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
  • Dan Ige def. Diego Pichilingue via Submission (Kimura) 0:52 Round 2
  • Braden Smith def. Teagan Franco via Submission (Toe Hold) 2:53 Round 1
  • Emmanuel Rivera def. Chris Mullins via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
  • Aaron McKenzie def. Brandon Wright via TKO (Punches) 3:03 Round 2.

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