Lance Lawrence defeats Landry Ward in an instant classic at LFA 180

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky — LFA 180 was the first LFA event in Louisville, Kentucky and it left a memorable chapter in the hometown of Muhammad Ali. In the main event, hometown hero Lance “The Tornado” Lawrence defeated Texas standout Landry “The Lone Star Kid” Ward via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28). The bout was filled with heavy non-stop action from start to finish and is an early frontrunner for “Fight of the Year”. In the co-main event, former NCAA wrestler Richie “El Machete” Miranda won gritty battle with Tennessee standout Kegan “Violent Hippie” Agnew. The judges awarded Miranda the Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27). The other fight results can be found below:



Main Card (Worldwide on UFC Fight Pass at 9 p.m. ET / 6 p.m. PT):

Main Event | Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Lance Lawrence vs. Landry Ward via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).

Co-Main Event | Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Richie Miranda def. Kegan Agnew via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).

Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Victor Valenzuela def. Dustin Parrish via TKO (Ground n’ Pound) at 2:43 of Round 1.

Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Kibedy Gordon def. Angelo Robles via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28).

Light-Heavyweight Bout (205)
Alik Lorenz def. Ben Parrish via TKO (Ground n’ Pound) at 4:15 of Round 1.

Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Joshua Perreira def. Jesse Martinelli via TKO (Knee and Punches) at 1:43 of Round 2.


Featured Preliminary Card (Worldwide on LFA Fight Network):

Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Chelsea Conner def. Alandria Rosales via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).

Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Ethan Burmingham def. Justin Thompson via TKO (Knee Injury) at 1:38 of Round 1.

Women’s Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Nejra Repp def. Whittany Pyles via TKO (Ground n’ Pound) at 4:27 of Round 1.


Early Preliminary Card:

Middleweight Bout (185 lb)
Ben Fowler def. Trae Cusac via TKO (Ground n’ Pound) at 2:38 of Round 2.

Light-Heavyweight Bout (205)
Emilio Vallecillo def. Taylor Meister via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Blake Alvey def. Hayden Russell via Submission (Rear Naked Choke) at 2:34 of Round 3.

Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Charlie Cleveland def. Alexander Collett via TKO (Ground n’ Pound) at 1:53 of Round 1.


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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