Juan Adams

Legacy Fighting Alliance 26 – Juan Adams

By Lance Edwards Juan Adams (1-0) has all the makings of a heavyweight phenomenon. He weighs in at the top of his weight class, but unlike many heavyweights at that weight, comes in to fight in shape and a lofty 6’5” tall. It’s highly unusual for a fighter on his second professional fight to be placed on a main televised card, and at that against an experienced opponent in the Maori boxer Brice Ritani-Coe (4-3). This should inform you as to the potential Adams brings to the cage. The Kraken’s first professional fight was against Chris Rose (0-3) in as bout that saw him get top position and start to rain down elbows. The referee, realizing Rose was unable to get out from under his opponent and was imminently due…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 32 – Juan “The Kraken” Adams

By Lance Edwards Juan Adams (2-0), despite only having had two pro fights, has made quite a stir. Some regard him as the future of heavyweight mixed martial arts. Juan’s second professional fight at LFA 26 saw him face and defeat Maori boxer Brice Ritani-Coe (4-4). The fight against Ritani-Coe lasted just one minute and thirty-three seconds. “Obviously I got hit a few times. I was a bit frustrated. With everything that happened with CJ, there was a lot of nervous energy. He hit me a couple of times; I caught him with a left, dropped him, got on top and pounded him out. Once I get on top and start hitting you most people can’t do much.” The incident Adams referred to occurred on the undercard. Fighter CJ Hancock…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 32 Recap

Anthony Hernandez def. Brendan Allen via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 50-45) – for LFA Middleweight Title Ryan Spann def. Alex Nicholson via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 4:24 – For LFA Light Heavyweight Title Carlo Prater def. Eric Scallan via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:39 Zach Fears def. Lanny Dardar via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 4:28 Juan Adams def. Dwight Gipson via submission (strikes) – Round 1, 4:09 Aaron Reeves def. Brandon Shavers via split decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) Carlos Martinez def. Daniel Hoffpauir via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)