Steven Peterson handed Manny Vazquez just his second pro loss Friday night in the main event of Legacy FC 56, but more importantly, became the new bantamweight champion.
Peterson recorded a fourth round submission of Vazquez to claim the title. The main card aired live on AXS TV.
Complete results, along with video highlights, can be found below:
Bantamweight Title Fight – Steven Peterson (14-4) submitted Manny Vazquez (9-2) with a rear naked choke to win the bantamweight title at 3:08 in round four.
Bantamweight Fight – Jason Sampson (14-1) beat Ryan Hollis (11-10) with a unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-26).
Bantamweight Fight – Levi Mowles (4-1) scored a split decision victory over Edwin Figueroa (6-5) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28).
Featherweight Fight – J.C. Cottrell (17-3) defeated Cody Walker (7-4) via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27).
Welterweight Fight – Bilal Williams (7-2) took out Sean Holden (4-2) with a first round TKO (referee stoppage) at 3:13.
Featherweight Fight – Miles Johns (4-0) defeated Eliazar Rodriguez (7-6) via TKO at 0:38 in round two.