Former UFC fighter Gilbert Smith became the Resurrection Fighting Alliance welterweight champion Friday night, scoring a third round submission win over Benjamin Smith.
The bout served as the main event for RFA 26 from Broomfield, Colorado and aired live on AXS TV.
Gilbert Smith locked up an armbar at 3:27 of the third round to dethrone Benjamin Smith. Also, Marcus Edwards scored a decision, while Bruno Frazatto submitted Jarred Mercado.
Complete results, along with video highlights, can be found below:
Gilbert Smith def. Benjamin Smith via submission (armbar) at 3:27 of Round 3 to become RFA welterweight champion
Marcus Edwards def. Thiago Alves via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bruno Frazatto def. Jarred Mercado via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:28 of Round 2
Andrew Sanchez def. Clinton Williams via TKO (strikes) at 1:17 of Round 2
Ashley Gooch def. Brandon Griffin via TKO (strikes) at 3:16 of Round 1
Boston Salmon def. Danny Mainus via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)