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Saturday, Apr 23, 2016

Legacy 54: Rafael Lovato Jr. Lays Claim to Vacant MW Title

Rafael Lovato Jr. (photo via AXS TV)

By FCF Staff

Rafael Lovato Jr. has added  another championship to his resume, as the decorated grappler laid claim to Legacy FC’s vacant middleweight title last night in Catoosa, Oklahoma.

Lovato Jr. stopped Marcel Nunes in the second round at Legacy FC to become the promotion’s middleweight champ. With the win, the 32 year-old, multi-time, Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champ moved his MMA record to 3-0.

Here are the main card results (via AXS TV).

Rafael Lovato Jr. def. Marcelo Nunes via TKO (strikes) 4:51 R2

Andrew Todhunter def. Evan Thompson via Submission (rear-naked choke) 2:28 R1

Bilal Williams def. Ed Cline Jr. via TKO (strikes) 0:21 R1

Derrick Adkins def. Daryl Wilson by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-26, 30-27)

Justin Rader def. Aaron Roberson via Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Logan Cunningham def. Kyle Driscoll via Submission (armbar) 2:17 R1


posted by FCF Staff @ 9:58 am
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