Waters knocks out Fuller to take Welterweight belt in LFA 156

SIOUX FALLS, South Dakota — In an exciting ending to LFA 156 from the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Trey “The Truth” Waters knocked out Jalin “The Gentleman” Fuller in the main event to take the vacant LFA welterweight title belt.  In the co-main event, Miguel Jacob beat Ryan Leininger by unanimous decision after three rounds of battling.  The other fight results can be found below:



Main Event | Welterweight Title Bout (170 lb)
Trey Waters def. Jalin Fuller via KO/TKO (Punch) at 2:53 of Round 2

Co-Main Event | Catchweight Bout (175 lb)

Miguel Jacob def. Ryan Leininger via Unanimous Decision

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Richie Lewis def. Jordan Isordia via Unanimous Decision

Women’s Strawweight Bout (115 lb)
Talita Alencar def. Kelsey Arnesen via Unanimous Decision

Lightweight Bout (155 lb)
Nikita Kulshin def. Geovani Cruz via KO/TKO (Punches) at 0:17 of Round 1

Heavyweight Bout (265 lb)
Ben Tynan def. Will Johnson via KO/TKO (Elbows) at 1:43 of Round 2


Preliminary Card:

Bantamweight Bout (135 lb)
Tial Thang def. Jose Hernandez via Unanimous Decision

Welterweight Bout (170 lb)
Jeff Nielsen def. Rueben Johnson via KO/TKO (Punches) at 3:40 of Round 3

Featherweight Bout (145 lb)
Antoine Tureaud def. Andres Lugo via Submission (Guillotine Choke) at 0:36 of Round 3


In 2017, RFA and Legacy FC merged to form LFA, the premier developmental organization in Mixed Martial Arts. The combined forces of LFA launched the careers of over 260 athletes that have reached the pinnacle of MMA by competing in the UFC. In 2018, the promotion joined the Imperial Family Companies group (formerly London Trust Media). In 2019, the promotion announced a broadcast partnership with UFC FIGHT PASS®. In 2021, the LFA expanded internationally by hosting multiple events in Brazil.

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About LFA:
LFA is a professional Mixed Martial Arts promotion that gives rising stars and top contenders the opportunity to prove their talent to fans and leaders in the industry. LFA was formed by the powerhouse merger between RFA and Legacy FC. LFA presents live Mixed Martial Arts events on a monthly basis around the United States including Los Angeles, Las Vegas, Phoenix , Denver, Dallas, and Minneapolis. 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 Octagon, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, UFC®, and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC. All rights reserved).

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The Imperial Family Companies maintains a diversified portfolio with one common theme: bringing power to the people. The IFC is proud to partner with the LFA management team to showcase the greatest talents of tomorrow. Learn more about the IFC at ImperialFamily.com.

The cornerstone of the Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, is the Sanford Pentagon, a 160,000-square-foot, five-sided facility featuring nine basketball courts, including the 1950s/1960s-inspired Heritage Court. The venue combines state-of-the-art amenities-including high-definition video boards and executive suites-with period-specific finishes that are a nod to the nostalgic days of basketball. The 3,200-seat Pentagon is home to Sanford POWER Basketball Academy, Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy, the NBA G League’s Sioux Falls Skyforce, the Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference Women’s and Men’s Basketball tournaments and the South Dakota High School Basketball Hall of Fame. For more information, visit SanfordPentagon.com.

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