Dakota Cochrane was the one expected to get his hand raised Friday night in the main event of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 17 and the lightweight title in the process.
Instead, Christos Giagos stunned Cochrane with a flying knee in the second round, following up with strikes to finish him and become champion.
In other action, Justin Lawrence defeated Mark Dickman via decision to win the featherweight title, Luke Sanders finished Darrick Miner and Francisco France submitted Isaac Appel.
Christos Giagos def. Dakota Cochrane via KO (flying knee/strike) at 2:04 to become RFA lightweight champion
Justin Lawrence def. Mark Dickman via unanimous decision to become RFA featherweight champion
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. Donovon Winters via unanimous decision
Bruno Frazatto def. Cory Galloway via submission (triangle choke) at 1:32 of Round 1