Elijah Johns defeats Alfred Walker to capture the LFA Featherweight Title at LFA 176

PHOENIX, Arizona — The LFA kicked off Super Bowl weekend in the Valley of the Sun with a Featherweight World Title Fight, where the LFA’s all-time appearance leader Elijah “Baby” Johns defeated Alfred “Freight Train” Walker via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47) to become the new LFA featherweight champion. Johns aso became the only fighter in LFA history to fight in all 8 years of the LFA’s existence (2017-2024). In the co-main event, top Vietnamese prospect An Tuan Ho remained undefeated after defeating Miguel Sanson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28). The other fight results can be found below:




Main Card (Worldwide on UFC FIGHT PASS® at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT):

Main Event | Featherweight Title Bout (145 lb)
Elijah Johns def. Alfred Walker via Unanimous Decision (49-46, 48-47, 48-47).

Co-Main Event | Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
An Tuan Ho def. Miguel Sanson via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).

Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Mansur Abdul-Malik def. Allan Saint-Gellais via KO (Punches) at 1:40 of Round 1.

Women’s Strawweight (115 lb)
Leslie Hernandez def. Brittany Camozzi via TKO (Ground n’ Pound) at 4:58 of Round 1.

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Robson Junior def. Carlo Ricci via Submission (arm-Triangle Choke) at 2:01 of Round 1.


Featured Preliminary Card (Worldwide on LFA Fight Network at 8:30 p.m. ET / 5:30 p.m. PT):

Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Chance Ikei def. Keynan Davis via Submission (Verbal) at 3:29 of Round 1.

Women’s Strawweight (115 lb)
Aline David def. Grace DiFrancesco via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).


Preliminary Card:

Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Paul Marghitas def. Lucas Hightree via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 1:14 of Round 1.

Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Nicholas Gjelaj def. Jared Braun via Split Decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28).

Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Johan Rodriguez def. Jeremiah Humphrey via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).


About LFA:
LFA is a professional Mixed Martial Arts promotion that was formed by the powerhouse merger between RFA and Legacy FC in 2017. It has launched the careers of over 300 athletes that have reached the pinnacle of MMA by competing in the UFC. LFA presents live Mixed Martial Arts events on a monthly basis around the world including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, Dallas, Phoenix, Rio de Janeiro, and São Paulo. Based in Las Vegas, NV, LFA is one of the most active and respected MMA organizations in the fastest growing sport in the world. The promotion owns and operates LFA FIGHT NETWORK™, a premium YouTube channel that features live combat sports events alongside live LFA Prelims and historical fights.

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