Jake Collier scored a first round submission victory over Gabriel Checco to claim the vacant Resurrection Fighting Alliance middleweight title Friday night in the main event of RFA 19. The main card aired on AXS TV.
Collier handed Checco his first pro loss by delivering a crushing shot that sent him to the canvas. He proceeded to immediately work for the choke, forcing the tap from Checco.
In other action, Abel Cullum, Marvin Blumer and Dan Moret all earned submission wins.
Jake Collier def. Gabriel Checco via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:27 of Round 1 to become the new RFA middleweight champion
Abel Cullum def. Carl Deaton via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:43 of Round 2
Marvin Blumer def. Junior Maranhao via submission (guillotine choke) at :43 of Round 3
Dan Moret def. Jordan Griffin via submission (rear-naked choke) at 3:09 of Round 1
Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger def. Rebecca Gullet via split decision (29-29, 29-28, 30-27)
Matt Brown def. John Castaneda via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)