The Morongo Casino, Resort, & Spa in Cabazon, California, hosts LFA 45. The main event a welterweight contest between Brazilian UFC vet Erick Silva & San Diego’s Nick “The Phoenix” Barnes.
Silva makes his LFA debut looking to turn the page after parting ways with the UFC. Silva went 7-8, losing 4 of his last5, in 15 trips into the octagon. The 34 year ole, has 16 of 19 win by stoppage, 12 submissions. Barnes is 3-3 in his last 6, since starting his career 9-0, and is looking to rebound from a knockout loss to Curtis Millender. Barnes has a 75% finishing rate with 6 submissions and 3 knockouts.
AXS TV Main Card
WW: Erick Silva def. Nick Barnes by submission (armbar) 4:43 R1
BW: Ryan Lilley def. Jordan Winski by KO (punvhes) 2:37 R1
MW: Moses Murrietta def. Casey Ryan by TKO (ref stoppage) 5:00 R2
LHW: Blake Troop def. James Cannon by TKO (ground & pound) 1:24 R1
BW: Vincent Cachero def. Carlos Puente Jr. by submission (rear naked choke) 4:19 R2
MW: Taylor Johnson def. Luc Bondole by TKO (ground & pound) 1:36 R1
MW: Kailan Hill def. Alex Thompson by KO (left head kick) 1:18 R1
BW: Jose Medina vs. Taylor Alfaro
FW: Natan Levy def. Cameron Underhill by submission (guillotine choke) 0:29 R1
LHW: Herdem Alacabek def. Dejon Daniels by submission (rear naked choke) 4:46 R1
WW: Kona Oliveira def. J.J. Portee by TKO (ground & pound) 2:39 R1
LHW: Chadrice Kindle def. Juan Rubio by (T)KO R2
WflyW: Mary Almario def. Ambar De La Herran by unanimous decision