Alexandre Pantoja Caps Off Historic Night With Second Round Submission on 'AXS TV Fights: RFA Vs. Legacy Superfight'

May 12, 2015
(PRESS RELEASE) -- LOS ANGELES – In a historic night for AXS TV FIGHTS, the network’s first ever co-promoted event featured top fighters from Resurrection Fighting Alliance and Legacy Fighting Championship going head-to-head, two promotional title fights, and culminated in flyweight superfight between RFA Champion Alexandre Pantoja (16-2) and Legacy Champion Damacio Page (19-10). In the closing seconds of round two, Pantoja captured Page in a triangle choke, winning by technical submission and claiming the flyweight superfight belt. At the end of the night, RFA won three out of the four fights against Legacy fighters.

In the two co-main events, Luke Sanders (10-0) successfully defended his RFA bantamweight belt, defeating RFA challenger Terrion Ware (13-4) by unanimous decision; while Legacy contender Mike Bronzoulis (18-8-1) defeated fellow Legacy fighter Dave Burrow (13-6) via unanimous decision to claim the promotion’s vacant lightweight title.

AXS TV FIGHTS commentators Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello break down the night’s action in this highlight video:

After the event wrapped up, RFA President Ed Soares and Legacy CEO Mick Maynard joined AXS TV hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten to discuss the night’s event in this video clip:

Official results from AXS TV FIGHTS: RFA VS. LEGACY SUPERFIGHT are as follows:

Flyweight Superfight Championship

RFA’s Alexandre Pantoja (16-2) defeated Legacy’s Damacio Paige (19-10) by technical submission (triangle choke) at 5:00 in the second round.

RFA Bantamweight Title Fight

RFA Champion Luke Sanders (10-0) defeats RFA Contender Terrion Ware (13-4) via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46).

Legacy Lightweight Title Fight

Legacy Contender Mike Bronzoulis (18-8-1) defeated Legacy Contender Dave Burrow (13-6) via unanimous decision (48-47, 49-46, 49-46).

RFA vs. Legacy Lightweight Fight

RFA’s Adam Townsend (13-3) defeated Legacy’s Yuri Villefort (6-5) via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27).

RFA vs. Legacy Flyweight Fight

Legacy’s Brian Hall (9-2) defeated RFA’s Kevin Gray (5-2) via submission (guillotine) at 1:59 in round one.

RFA vs. Legacy Welterweight Fight

RFA’s Bojan Velickovic (10-3) defeated Legacy’s Charles Byrd (7-4) via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).

When AXS TV FIGHTS returns May 22, World Muay Thai Champion Kem Sitsongpeenong makes his U.S. debut facing the explosive Jo Nattawut on AXS TV FIGHTS: LION FIGHT 22 live from Sunset Station in Las Vegas at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT. In the co-main event, fan favorite Tiffany Van Soest attempts to reclaim the now vacant Lion Fight featherweight title against decorated U.K. fighter Bernis Alldis.


AXS TV Fights presents more LIVE mixed martial arts and kickboxing events than any other television network with 40+ LIVE world-class fight cards each year. "The Voice" Michael Schiavello and UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich call all the action as champions, challengers, and top prospects take center stage every Friday night at 10pE/7pP. AXS TV Fights can be found online, on Facebook and on Twitter. AXS TV is widely distributed in the U.S. via AT&T U-verse, Charter, Comcast/Xfinity, DIRECTV, DISH, Suddenlink, Verizon FiOS, and other cable, satellite and telco providers. The network is also carried in Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean.
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