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Legacy FC 56 Results: Steven Peterson Becomes Bantamweight Champion

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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.