Itzel Esquivel

Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 Recap

Eryk Anders def. Brendan Allen via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) – to claim inaugural middleweight title Roberto Sanchez def. Jerome Rivera via submission (armbar) – Round 3, 3:41 – to claim inaugural flyweight title Danny Orr def. Noel Ligon va split decision (29-28, 27-30, 30-27) Dulani Perry def. David Acosta via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) Courtney King def. Colbey Northcutt via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 3:27 Maycee Barber def. Itzel Esquivel via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 3:52

LFA BACK IN HOUSTON FOR LFA 26 ODOMS vs. HUGHES

MAIN EVENT: LFA HEAVYWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION RICHARD "THE BLACK EAGLE" ODOMS vs. JEFF "LIGHTS OUT" HUGHES HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE FIGHT FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 3RD LIVE on AXS TV ARENA THEATRE in HOUSTON, TEXAS  Tickets are on sale NOW through Arena Theatre HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) officials announced today LFA will return home to Houston, TX for LFA 26. The main event will feature LFA Heavyweight Champion Richard "The Black Eagle" Odoms defending his title for the first time since he won it at LFA 15. Standing opposite him in the cage will be Ohio's Jeff "Lights Out" Hughes. LFA 26 - Odoms vs. Hughes takes place Friday, November 3rd at the Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas. The entire main card will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m.…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 26 – Itzel Esquivel

By Lance Edwards Itzel Esquivel (2-1) is a female strawweight fighter, who is quickly becoming popular with the LFA crowd. At LFA 26, this talented twenty-one year old makes her third appearance for the promotion, when she faces the Brazilian, Nicolle Caliari (3-1). This promises to be an excellent fast paced fight between two promising fighters, and one not to be missed. Esquivel herself has more martial arts experience than her age would suggest. “I started doing martial arts when I was little. I started Taekwondo when I was four, then learned karate and when I was seventeen started boxing. I then moved to MMA at nineteen.” Esquivel’s father had a background in boxing, but she came to the sport later. “My dad has a background in boxing, but didn’t…