LFA 44 Results & Highlights: Matthew Frincu Continues Resurgence
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Two of Legacy Fighting Alliance’s top welterweight contenders, Matthew Frincu (13-3) and Christian Aguilera (11-5), went to battle on Friday in the main event of AXS TV FIGHTS: LFA 44, with Frincu winning by unanimous decision.
Check out the highlights from their fight, as well as the rest of the LFA 44 main card.
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LFA next returns to southern California in July with an intriguing welterweight showdown headlining LFA 45. The main event of LFA 45 will feature the promotional debut of 15-time UFC veteran Erick Silva. He will face 3-time LFA headliner Nick “The Phoenix” Barnes. LFA 45 – Silva vs. Barnes takes place Friday, July 20 at the Morongo Outdoor Pavilion at the Morongo Casino, Resort & Spa in Cabazon, Calif.
LFA 44: Frincu vs. Aguilera Results
- Main Event – Welterweight Fight – Matthew Frincu (13-3) defeated Christian Aguilera (11-5) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
- Co-Main Event – Bantamweight Fight – Casey Kenney (9-1-1) outlasted Roman Salazar (12-7, 1 NC) to win by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
- Featherweight Fight – Joey Miolla (10-3) defeated Glen Baker (4-3) by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28).
- Featherweight Fight – Kamuela KIrk (8-2) submitted Boimah Karmo (5-4) with a rear-naked choke at 2:13 in round one.
- Bantamweight Fight – Richard Palencia (7-0) defeated Kevin Wirth (5-1) via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 30-29).
- Lightweight Fight – Keoni Diggs (5-0) scored a TKO victory over Andy Varela (3-2) via referee stoppage due to strikes at 4:00 in round two.
- Bantamweight Fight – Mario Bautista (5-0) caught AJ Robb (1-1) in a guillotine choke to win by submission at 3:30 in round two.
(Photo courtesy of Amy Kaplan, Legacy Fighting Alliance)