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RFA 20: Luke Sanders Claims Bantamweight Title

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Luke Sanders wasted no time in dominating Jarred Mercado Friday night in the main event of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 20, becoming the new bantamweight champion in the process.

Sanders earned a first round stoppage victory to improve to 9-0 in his career, handing Mercado just his second career loss.

In other action, Benjamin Smith and Gilbert Smith each earned decision wins on the main card, which aired on AXS TV.

Complete results and highlights can be found below:

Luke Sanders (9-0) def. Jarred Mercado (12-2) via TKO at 1:06 minutes in the first round to become RFA bantamweight champion

Benjamin Smith (11-2) def. Josh Cavan (9-5) via decision (unanimous)

Gilbert Smith (10-3) def. Bojan Velickovic (9-3) via decision (majority)

Alvin Robinson (15-8) def. Fabio Serrano (6-5) via submission (RNC) at 3:14 minutes in the first round

Cody Mumma (6-2) def. Colton Vaughn (6-5) via KO (punch) at 0:11 minutes in the first round

Boston Salmon (3-0) def. James DeHerra (1-2) via TKO at 2:10 minutes in the second round