Resurrection Fighting Alliance's (RFA) seventh mixed martial arts (MMA) event is in the books as last night (March 22, 2013) the organization traveled to Broomfield, CO, for RFA 7: "Thatch vs. Rhodes," at the 1stBank Center.
The event headliner saw welterweights Brandon Thatch and Mike Rhodes face off in a clash of two intriguing 170-pound prospects. Coming into the fight on just a few days notice, Rhodes was outpointed on the feet and ultimately outmaneuvered on the ground en route to a first-round submission victory from Thatch.
The co-feature of the night saw an upset take place as the highly touted Chidi Njokuani was submitted by Jeremy Kimball in the second round of their welterweight affair.
Here are complete RFA 7 Quick Results:
Brandon Thatch def. Mike Rhodes via submission (rear-naked choke) at 2:22 of round one
Jeremy Kimball def. Chidi Njokuani via submission (rear-naked choke) at 1:51 of round two
Mirsad Bektic def. Nick Macias via TKO (punches) - at 1:57 of round 1
Billy Colon def. Vinnie Lopez via submission (armbar) - at 1:12 of round three
Tommy Thompson def. Joey Banks via knockout (punches) at 0:20 of round one
Zac Chavez def. Danny Mainus via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Allen Washington def. Jose Keven Hernandez via split decision
Gina Begley def. Shannon Culpeppe via submission (guillotine choke) at 0:51 of round two
Carlos Huerta def. Jason Huntley via unanimous decision
Jared Deaguero def. William Gravley via unanimous decision
Josh Smith def. Toby Lopez via submission (calf slicer) at 0:59 of round one
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