Richie Lewis dethrones Kegan Gennrich to become LFA lightweight champion at LFA 185

HAMMOND, Indiana — In Chicagoland, the LFA saw the lightweight title change hands for the second time in 5 months. In the main event, Richie “Savage” Lewis dethroned the reigning champion “Machine Gun” Kegan Gennrich via Unanimous Decision (48-47, 50-45, 50-45). The top undefeated prospect and U23 World Wrestling Champion dominated Gennrich by unleashing his signature chain wrestling and ground n’ pound over 25 minutes to dethrone the champion. The original co-main event between LFA interim women’s strawweight champion Natasha “Kuzya” Kuziutina and challenger Bruna Ellen was canceled on the morning of the fight when the champion Kuziutina withdrew with an illness. In the new co-main event, top Chilean prospect Jose “Tiro Loco” Ferreira had a spectacular LFA debut. Ferreira finished top undefeated Brazilian prospect Cassio “Barão” Junior by landing an onslaught of strikes from back control to secure the TKO win at 4:03 of Round 2. 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 | Lightweight Title Bout (155 lb)
Richie Lewis def. Kegan Gennrich via Unanimous Decision (48-47, 50-45, 50-45).

Co-Main Event | Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Jose Ferreira def. Cassio Junior via TKO (Strikes from Back Control) at 4:03 of Round 2.

Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Joey Hart def. Tyler Scott via KO (Knee) at 2:30 of Round 1.

Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Sanon Sadeck def. Paul Kimble via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27).

Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
John Beckett def. Zach Vaci via Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).


Preliminary Card (Worldwide on LFA FIGHT NETWORK™ at 8 p.m. ET / 5 p.m PT):

Flyweight Bout (125 lb)
Miguel Sanson def. Jordan Burkholder via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).

Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Alberto Rodriguez def. Cauatã Samuel via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-27, 29-27).

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Matt Leonard def. Isaiah Flores via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Mauricio Rodriguez def. Brian Akins via Sumission (Armbar) at 4:36 of Round 2.

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Luis Unzueta def. Daniel Jeschke via Unanimous Decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).



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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