(Video courtesy of AXS TV Fights)
Leonardo Leite won the middleweight championship at Legacy FC 39 on Friday night, adding the honor to the light heavyweight title designation he already holds. Leite defeated Larry Crowe at the Arena Theater in Houston, scoring a second-round TKO. The bout was marred with controversy, however, as it looked like Leite kneed Crowe in the groin, but the referee didn’t stop the action.
Check out the highlights to judge for yourself.
Legacy FC 39 Results
Leonardo Leite def. Larry Crowe via TKO (strikes) at 2:19, R2
Daniel Pineda def. Tom Webb via submission (triangle choke) at 0:49, R1
Valentina Shevchenko def. Jan Finney via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Mike Bronzoulis def. Jonathan Harris via knockout (strikes) at 1:43, R1
Kevin Aguilar def. Alex Black via TKO (punches) at 3:13, R3
Brice Ritani-Coe def. Dale Mitchell via knockout (punches) at 1:53, R1