Legacy FC 44 is now officially in the books and Sage Northcutt had a huge night in Texas.
Northcutt (5-0) submitted Rocky Long (21-34-1) in the second round, sending the 56-fight veteran into retirement. But the bigger news for 19-year-old Northcutt was that the win secured him a UFC contract. He’ll return to Houston on Oct. 3 for his debut at UFC 192.
In the main event, Alex Morono (11-3) stopped Valdir Araujo (14-6) with a second-round knockout.
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Legacy FC 44 results include:
Alex Morono def. Valdir Araujo via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 2:18
Carrington Banks def. Justin Reiswerg via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Sage Northcutt def. Rocky Long via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 3:30
Jonathan Harris def. Rey Trujillo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Charlie Ontiveros def. Bilal Williams via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Colin Wright def. Ryan Hollis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)