Richard Odoms

Legacy Fighting Alliance 6 Recap

Legacy Fighting Alliance delivered another night of fights down in San Antonio, TX. Ray Rodriguez & Mackenzie Dern earned themselves decision victories after going the distance in their fights.   Main Event: 145 - Ray Rodriguez def. Rivaldo Junior by split decision 190 - Eryk Anders def. Jon Kirk by TKO (R1) 120 - Mackenzie Dern def. Katherine Roy by unanimous decision 265 - Richard Odoms def. William Hoffman by TKO (R2) 145 - Gleidson Cutis def. Dimitre Ivy by grapevine (R1) 170 - Anthony Ivy def Arthur Ashton by rear naked choke (R1) 145 Amateur - Damian Alfaro def William Walker by triangle choke (R1) 135 Amateur - Jonathan Gomez def Patrick Ferguson by D'arce choke (R3) 155 Amateur - Marcell Mickens def Tomas Suarez by TKO (R2)  

Legacy Fighting Alliance 15 – Richard Odoms

By Lance Edwards   Richard Odoms (12-3) is a formidable San Antonio, TX-based heavyweight, who has fought for a variety of promotions including Legacy Fighting Championship, Bellator, and WSOF.  At Legacy Fighting Alliance 15, he faces Jared Vanderaa (5-0) for the inaugural LFA heavyweight championship. ‘The Black Eagle’ is coming off a TKO victory over William Hoffman (4-2) at LFA 6 in March of this year. “It went well, but I didn’t get to do a lot of the things I’d been working on. I made a lot of mistakes.  I didn’t know he was a judo player, let alone a black belt.  It didn’t go exactly how I wanted, but I got the win.” Odom’s next opponent, Vanderaa, is a twenty-five-year-old heavyweight, some sixteen years younger than Odom. “I…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 15 Recap

Richard Odoms def. Jared Vanderaa via submission (kimura) – Round 5, 2:45 – to claim inaugural heavyweight title Chris Harris def. Cortez Coleman via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Braden Smith def. Manny Meraz via submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 1, 2:11 Dan Moret def. Derrick Adkins via submission (arm-triangle) – Round 3, 4:59 Tyler Shinn def. Kendall Carnahan via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Justin Rader def. Emmanuel Rivera via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27) Chibwikem Onyenegecha def. Stephen Skoch via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 3:40

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 – Richard Odoms

Richard Odoms (13-3) faced Jared Vanderaa (6-1) for the inaugural LFA heavyweight championship, and handed the young up and coming fighter his first defeat. The Black Eagle has fought for a variety of promotions including Legacy Fighting Championship, Bellator, WSOF as well as LFA.  At Legacy Fighting Alliance 26 he returns to the cage to defend his heavyweight title, a title Odoms won with a carefully executed strategy. “I thought the fight went well, I did what I wanted to do as far as controlling the fight and being able to use the strategy I wanted to do. Getting the finish was even better. I set things up since round one. I wanted to show the division and the viewers I could go five rounds.” Odoms submitted Vanderaa with an…