Maikel Perez

Legacy Fighting Alliance 10 Recap

Ian Heinisch def. Lucas Rota via submission (shoulder lock) — Round 1, 2:38 Nick Urso def. Brandon Royval via split decision (30-27, 28-29, 30-27) Jerome Rivera def. Zac Riley via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-26, 30-27) Slobodan Maksimovic def. Dominic Montoya via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Andrew Tenneson def. Andrew Yates via submission via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 1, :49 Adam Martinez def. Maikel Perez via submission (guillotine choke) — Round 2, 2:22 Cody Yohn def. Mike Jones via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Legacy Fighting Alliance 13 – Trent Meaux

By Lance Edwards   Trent Meaux (6-2) is a veteran of both Legacy Fighting Championship and Legacy Fighting Alliance, having fought on the LFA 3 card in February, when he defeated the highly-touted Brazilian, Caio Machado (9-3), by unanimous decision. At LFA 13, Meaux sees himself pitted against RFA and LFA veteran Maikel Perez (2-1) at the Burbank Marriott Convention Center in Burbank, California. Meaux is based in California, having moved there in September of 2016 just after his last loss to undefeated Legacy Fighting Championship veteran Ricky Turcios (8-0). Meaux had his first amateur fight back in 2010 and has been busy in the sport since. “I’m originally from New Iberia, Louisiana. I started karate when I was five, and at thirteen didn’t think it was cool anymore so…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 19 Recap

Ciro Rodrigues def. David Michaud via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:57 Sid Bice def. Ken Porter via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Marcus Edwards def. Clarence Jordan via unanimous decision (29-27, 29-27, 29-27) Maikel Perez def. Derrick Mandell via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Maurice Greene def. Jermaine McDermott via submission (triangle choke) – Round 1, 3:06 Emeka Ifekandu def. Steven Merrill via TKO (punch) – Round 3, 1:25 J.P. Saint Louis def. Tyler Ray via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 1:44


    MAIN EVENT:   "CURTIOUS" CURTIS MILLENDER vs. "THE PHOENIX" NICK BARNES   WELTERWEIGHT WAR     CO-MAIN EVENT:   MEXICO'S SUBMISSION ACE FERNANDO PADILLA vs. BRAZIL'S BJJ BLACK BELT TALISON SOARES   FEATHERWEIGHT SHOWDOWN     FRIDAY, JANUARY 12th LIVE on AXS TV COSTA MESA HALL at the OC FAIRGROUNDS  COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA   Tickets are on sale NOW through     LAS VEGAS, Nevada - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced the promotion will kick off 2018 with an action-packed event in southern California.   The main event of LFA 30 will feature the long-awaited clash between southern California kingpins and top LFA welterweights "Curtious" Curtis Millender and Nick "The Phoenix" Barnes. LFA 30 - Millender vs. Barnes takes place Friday, January 12th at the Costa Mesa Hall at the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California. The entire main card of LFA…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 30 Recap

Curtis Millender def. Nick Barnes via knockout (head kick) – Round 2, 2:51 Talison Soares def. Fernando Padilla via unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-26) Maikel Perez def. Charlie Alaniz via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-26, 30-26) Jordan Wright def. Craig Wilkerson via submission (rear-naked choke)  – Round 1, 1:29 Christian Aguilera def. Maycon Mendonca via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 0:27 Vince Cachero def. Nohelin Hernandez via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Blake Troop def. Khadzi Bestaev via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 2:11


MAIN EVENT:   SOUTH DAKOTA'S OWN SID BICE vs. CUBAN OLYMPIC WRESTLER MAIKEL PEREZ   FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     CO-MAIN EVENT:   COLOMBIAN KNOCKOUT SENSATION SABINA MAZO vs. COLORADO POWERHOUSE SHANNON SINN   WOMEN'S FLYWEIGHT WORLD TITLE     FRIDAY, APRIL 20th LIVE on AXS TV SANFORD PENTAGON in SIOUX FALLS, SOUTH DAKOTA   Tickets will go on sale at 10 am CST on Tuesday 3-20-18 through     HOUSTON, Texas - Legacy Fighting Alliance (LFA) CEO Ed Soares announced today that the promotion will bring a championship doubleheader to South Dakota at LFA 37. The promotion will crown its king and queen of the flyweight division as both the men's and women's vacant 125-pound titles will be on the line. The main event of LFA 37 will…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 37 – Sid Bice

By Lance Edwards Sid Bice (8-1) is by now well known to fans of LFA. Having previously fought twice for the promotion, and once for RFA, he feels comfortable with the promotion. At LFA 37, he fights for the vacant flyweight title when he faces the Cuban Maikel Perez (5-1). Although Bice trains in Colorado, the South Dakota native will feel comfortable fighting in his home state. Bice grew up in a small town, Winner, South Dakota. As a youth, he trained in wrestling before transitioning to MMA when he grew too old to compete. Knowing that he needed to find a bigger gym, he relocated to Colorado, where he has been training at Factory X for the past five or six years. Bice’s last fight was against Kenny Porter…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 37 – Maikel Perez

By Lance Edwards Cuban Olympic wrestler Maikel Perez (5-1) is hotly tipped to be a future star of MMA. At LFA 37, he has his fifth fight for the promotion when he faces Sid Bice (8-1) for the vacant flyweight title. Although Perez is relatively new to the sport of MMA, he brings a champion mindset and tenacity that few can equal. In MMA, wrestling is often seen as one of the most dominant components. If you have good wrestling, you can keep the fight on your feet or take it to the ground. Many years have gone in to Perez’s mastery of the discipline. “I started training at seven years old in Cuba. We trained five or six days a week, but not on Sundays. There were only two…

Legacy Fighting Alliance 37 Recap

Maikel Perez def. Sid Bice via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 4:14 to win vacant flyweight title Sabina Mazo def. Shannon Sinn via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45) – to win vacant women’s flyweight title Jordon Larson def. Clarence Jordan via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 3, 2:50 Bryce Logan def. Dakota Bush via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Demarques Jackson def. Hamilton Ash via knockout (strikes) – Round 1, 1:48 Tyler Ray def. Theron Martin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)