Two champions were crowned tonight at AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 17 as Christos Giagos knocked out Dakota Cochrane to claim the inaugural RFA lightweight title and Justin Lawrence defeated Mark Dickman for the vacant RFA featherweight title. Tonight’s fights took place at the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls, South Dakota and was the first legally sanctioned MMA event in the state.
RFA 17 Results and Highlights
Check out full RFA 17 results below.
Christos Giagos def. Dakota Cochrane via KO (flying knee) at 2:04 of Round 2
Justin Lawrence def. Mark Dickman via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 49-46)
Luke Sanders def. Darrick Minner via TKO (strikes) at 3:15 of Round 2
Francisco France def. Isaac Appel via submission (kimura) at 3:46 of Round 1
Jordan Larson def. Donovan Winters via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Bruno Frazatto def. Cory Galloway via submission (triangle choke) at 1:32 of Round 1
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