Bilal Williams

Legacy Fighting Alliance 16 – Bilal Williams

By Lance Edwards   Bilal Williams (8-3) is a veteran of eight Legacy Fighting Championship fights who makes his Legacy Fighting Alliance debut at LFA 16. What is unusual about Williams is that he has made a career of taking last minute fights against tough opponents and coming out victorious. At LFA 16, Williams faces the athletic prospect Geoffrey Neal (6-2) in what promises to be a great fight. Williams was riding a four-fight winning streak when he lost to Melvin Jordan (5-2) at LFC 61, in what many, including Williams, deemed a controversial stoppage. Williams bounced back at LFC 63 to defeat the tough Trey Houston (12-4). “Since the last fight I’ve been focusing on Jiu Jitsu, trying to get that better. I’ve been continuing to train my striking…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 16 Recap

Jimmy Flick def. Johnny Bedford by submission (D’Arce choke) – Round 3, 3:09 Miles Johns def. Levi Mowles by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) Steven Peterson def. Ryan Hollis by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:43 Geoffrey Neal def. Bilal Williams by knockout (punches) – Round 1, 4:43 Damon Jackson def. Eliazar Rodriguez by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 3:49 Brandon Lewis def. Cameron Miller by submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:44 Fernando Salas def. Jessie Vasquez by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


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 – Bilal Williams

Bilal Williams (8-4) was a staple fighter at LFC before making his previous two appearances at LFA. At LFA 26 he fights in Houston, TX against LFC veteran Larry Crowe in a middleweight bout. Williams made his LFA debut at LFA 16 when he defeated Trey Houston (7-3) via first round stoppage. His last outing at LFA 16 saw him stopped in the first round by Geoff Neal (8-3) in July of this year. Training at at the Frisco Next Generation headquarters under the watchful eye of the legendary Chris Brennan, Williams is originally from Pennsylvania. He moved with his family to Texas, and as a youth trained Tae Kwon Do and was involved in team sports. Whilst attending college he returned to Tae Kwon Do and started Judo before…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 33 Recap

Kyle Stewart def. Jaleel Willis via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Damon Jackson def. Chris Pecero via technical submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 0:38 Maycee Barber def. Kaila Thompson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 0:31 Ramiz Brahimaj def. Bilal William via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:10 Alonzo Menifield def. Brice Ritani-Coe via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 2:41 Kevin Wirth def. Isaiah Gutierrez via TKO (head kick and punches) – Round 3, 3:33