Roberto Sanchez

Legacy Fighting Alliance 7 – Roberto “Little Fury” Sanchez

By Lance Edwards   Roberto “Little Fury” Sanchez (5-0) is looking to prove that he really is a prospect to watch when he steps up to the next level at Legacy Fighting Alliance 7. Sanchez’s opponent in the cage is Octagon MMA’s Klayton Mai (8-2), a veteran of both Legacy Fighting Championship and Bellator. This fight is highly unlikely to go to decision with Mai never having gone to decision and Sanchez only having done so as a professional in his first professional fight.   Sanchez became involved in combat sports when he would train with his older brother. Nine years his elder, he would get home from the gym and want to test out moves he had learned on the young Roberto. His brother trained with Yves Edwards and…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 7 Recap

125 - Roberto Sanchez def Klayton Mai via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) - R2 135 -  Domingo Pilarte def Adrian Yanez via Split Decision (29-28x2, 28-29) 185 - Gilbert Urbina def Noel Ligon via Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) - R1 170 - Nikolay Veretennikov def CJ Hancock via KO (Headkick) - R3 165 - Jason Langellier def Joshua Davila via Unanimous Decision 115 -  Itzel Esquivel def Brandi Narvaez via Submission (Triangle/Armbar) - R1 135 - Dulani Perry def Leomana Martinez via Unanimous Decision 150 - Javier Obregon def David Armas via Unanimous Decision 145 - Omar Hillail def Yan Digilov via Submission (Triangle/Armbar) - R1 265 Amateur Title -  Rick Gonzalez def Brandon Evans via TKO - R1 125 Amateur Title - Jonathan Davis def Anthony Torres via TKO - R3 125 Amateur - Eduardo Anaya def Dominick Perez…

LFA Starts The Summer With Championship Doubleheader

LFA 14 - ALLEN vs. ANDERS MAIN EVENT: BRENDAN "ALL IN" ALLEN vs. ERYK "FRANKENSTEIN" ANDERS MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE CO-MAIN EVENT: ROBERTO "LITTLE FURY" SANCHEZ vs. JEROME "RENEGADE" RIVERA FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE PLUS: THE PRO MMA DEBUT OF COLBEY NORTHCUTT FRIDAY, JUNE 23rd LIVE on AXS TV ARENA THEATRE in HOUSTON, TEXAS Tickets are on sale NOW through CombatTickets.com   HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the LFA will return home to Houston with a Championship Doubleheader in June.   The main event of LFA 14 will feature a battle of blue chip middleweight prospects when Brendan "All In" Allen goes all in against Eryk "Frankenstein" Anders for the inaugural LFA middleweight title. In the co-headliner, undefeated flyweight phenoms Roberto "Little Fury" Sanchez and Jerome "Renegade" Rivera will battle for the inaugural LFA…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 14 – Roberto Sanchez

By Lance Edwards   Legacy fighting Alliance 14, sees one of the most anticipated bouts of the year taking place as co-main event. Roberto ‘Little Fury’ Sanchez (6-0) takes on Jerome Rivera (7-0) for the LFA 125 lb title. Sanchez is coming off a win against Klayton Mai (8-3) who had previously faced Matt Schnell for the Legacy Fighting Championship strap. Many felt that Mai would win the bout, and sold Sanchez short.   “He was a tough opponent. Everyone was telling me to watch out for his guillotine choke, it’s his specialty and he has finished 6-7 tough fighters with it. He went for it in the first round, so I had the chance to experience it firsthand. I’m not going to lie, it was good. I can see…

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

The Summer of LFA

LFA LAUNCHING PAD:   LFA SENDS 9 FIGTHERS TO UFC IN 30 DAYS     LFA ALUM IMPRESS IN THE UFC: TITLE SHOTS, BONUSES and RECORD BREAKERS     4 SHOWS IN 4 WEEKS: LFA SET TO VIST 4 STATES IN 4 WEEKS    HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) has had a busy summer. In last month's newsletter, it was reported that LFA alum accumulated $200,000 in UFC bonus money in the month of June, former RFA headliner Zach Freeman secured an "Upset of the Year"  nominee in New York City, and three inaugural LFA titles were awarded to get the summer started.     LFA LAUNCHING PAD   The summer continued to heat up in July. The UFC hosted 5 events along with the first 3 episodes of UFC President Dana White's new weekly web series titled "Dana White's Tuesday Night Contender Series" throughout the month.   The number of…