Myron Dennis earned a decision victory over Paul Buentello at Legacy FC 29 Friday night to become the first-ever light heavyweight champion.
Dennis earned his fifth straight victory, improving to 10-2 overall. He was awarded the fight on two scorecards (49-46), while Buentello was given it on one (48-47).
In other action, former Ultimate Fighter winner Jonathan Brookins was victorious over Cody Fuller with a second round rear-naked choke.
The planned main event between ex-UFC fighter Leonard Garcia and Shane Howell of Garcia’s featherweight title was pulled at the last minute due to illness by the challenger.
Complete main card results and video highlights can be found below:
Myron Dennis def. Paul Buentello via split decision (49-46, 47-48, 49-46) to become light heavyweight champion
Jonathan Brookins def. Cody Fuller via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:02 of Round 2
Chris Pecero def. Thomas Longacre via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 29-28)
Andrew Todhunter def. Art Parker via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:05 of Round 1
Jerod Spoon def. Daniel Hauenstein via TKO (strikes) at 1:04 of Round 2