The Grand Hotel & Casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma hosts LFA 138. The 10-fight card is headlined by a Bantamweight showdown of Global proportions as Brazil’s Ary Farias squares off with Japan’s Michinori Tanaka.
Farias has finishes in nine of his eleven wins including having submitted Devante Sewell in his LFA debut. Tanaka is on a three-fight win streak including a decision win over Ricardo Dias at LFA 117.
We’re also going to see brother competing on the same card as Askar Askar faces Diego Silva in the co-main event and his younger brother Motaz Askar will open the main card against Chris Mecate who’s won three fights in a row.
- Bantamweight: Ary Farias (12-3) def. Michinori Tanaka (14-4) by (28,29, 29-28, 29-28) split decision
- Bantamweight: Diego Silva (15-7) def. Askar Askar (13-3) by (28-29, 29-28, 29-28) split decision
- Featherweight: Elijah Johns (9-2) def. Masuto Kawana (5-2) by (30-27 x3) unanimous decision
- Featherweight: AJ Cunningham (9-2) def. Shea Conley (6-5) by (29-28 x3) unanimous decision
- Featherweight: Nick Talavera (3-1) def. Jota Ninomiya (1-1) by submission (rear naked choke) 2:41 R1
- 150 lbs. Catchweight: Motaz Askar (3-0) vs. Chris Mecate (5-1) def. Motaz Askar (3-1) by (30-27, 30-26 x2) unanimous decision
- Featherweight: Kallum Parker (1-0) def. Ashton Kirby (0-1) by (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) split decision
- Featherweight: Ryan Hoover (2-0) def. Jared Brown (0-1) by KO 4:46 R2
- 195 lbs. Catchweigth: David Wright def. Gabe Conner by TKO (ground strikes) 1:36 R1
- 165 lbs.: Tristan Gwaltney def. Abbas Mounshed by submission (arm triangle choke) 1:00 R3