Jerome Rivera

Legacy Fighting Alliance 10 Recap

Ian Heinisch def. Lucas Rota via submission (shoulder lock) — Round 1, 2:38 Nick Urso def. Brandon Royval via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) Jerome Rivera def. Zac Riley via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-27) Slobodan Maksimovic def. Dominic Montoya via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Andrew Tenneson def. Andrew Yates via submission via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 1, :49 Adam Martinez def. Maikel Perez via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 2, 2:22 Cody Yohn def. Mike Jones via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

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

LFA 39 Full TV Card and Vail Hotel Discount

MAIN EVENT:   "THE HURRICANE" IAN HEINISCH vs. "ZANGIEF" GABRIEL CHECCO   INTERIM MIDDLEWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     CO-MAIN EVENT:   "URSO" CHRISTIANO FROLICH vs. "THE HYBRID" HAYWARD CHARLES   MIDDLEWEIGHT SHOWDOWN     FRIDAY, MAY 4th LIVE on AXS TV DOBSON ARENA in VAIL, COLORADO Tickets are on sale NOW through TicketsWest.com   HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced last month that the promotion will crown an interim middleweight champion when it makes its first trip to the resort town of Vail, Colorado at LFA 39.   The main event of LFA 39 will crown an interim middleweight champion when Colorado native Ian "The Hurricane" Heinisch faces BJJ black belt Gabriel "Zangief" Checco for the interim strap.  LFA 39 - Heinisch vs. Checco takes…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 39 – Jerome Rivera

By Lance Edwards   It’s been a year since we saw Jerome Rivera (7-1). His last fight was at LFA 14 for the flyweight title. Unfortunately, the bout didn’t go his way, and Roberto Sanchez (8-1) won the bout in the third round via arm lock, before moving on to the UFC. Rivera returns at LFA 39 to face Brandon Royval (6-3) and is looking to show that he deserves another shot at the title. Rivera feels the best he has ever felt, physically and mentally, following his year off; “The year off from fighting wasn’t my choice. After the last fight, I took a little time as I’d had fight camps back to back but was back in the gym in August. I think there have been struggles to matchup…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 39 Recap

  Ian Heinisch def. Gabriel Checco via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 3:44 – to win interim middleweight title Hayward Charles def. Christiano Frohlich via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Brandon Royval def. Jerome Rivera via TKO (referee’s stoppage) – Round 1, 0:40 Maycee Barber def. Audrey Perkins via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 2:54 Austin Hubbard def. Harvey Park via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Ahmet Kayretli def. Turrell Galloway via TKO (referee’s stoppage) – Round 2, 5:00 Youssef Zalaal def. Daniel Soto via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:38