LFA 52 takes place at the Bell County Expo Center in Belton, Texas, and is headlined by Ray “The Judge” Rodriguez against Chris “El Guapo” Gutierrez in a Bantamweight affair.
Rodriguez a San Antonio, Texas, native on a 8 fight win streak. “The Judge” has fought once for Legacy Fighting Alliance taking a split decision win over Rivaldo Junior at LFA 6. During this current win streak, Rodriguez has scored 6 finishes, including a Combate 19 TKO win over Michael Rodriguez. Gutierrez hails from Greenville, Texas, and has won 2 in a row, a split decision over Mario Israel at LFA 22 & a TKO of Jimmy Flick in April. “El Guapo” has scored all 6 of his finishes by knock out.
AXS TV Main Card
135: Chris Gutierrez def. Ray Rodriguez by submission (rear naked choke) 4:47 R1
130: Jimmy Flick def. Cee Jay Hamilton by submission (arm triangle choke) 4:09 R2
185: Punahele Soriano def. Jhonoven Pati by submission (rear naked choke) 3:36 R1
HW: Vernon Lewis def. Jeremy Hardy by TKO (knees & punches) 0:51 R3
115: Itzel Esquivel def. Vanessa Demopouls by (30-27, 29-28 x2) unanimous decision
135: Armando Villarreal def. Jose Johnson by (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
125: Hailey Cowan def. Sha Whittington by TKO 1:09 R1
115: Desiree Yanez def. Fatima Mallett by KO (punch) 2:11 R1
125: David Miramontes def. Robert Casper by submission (rear naked choke) 2:00 R1