Aug 2, 2014
(PRESS RELEASE) -- LOS ANGELES – In a battle for the inaugural RFA heavyweight championship, Josh Copeland defeats Jan Jorgensen to claim the title tonight at AXS TV FIGHTS: RESURRECTION FIGHTING ALLIANCE 16. Also on the main card, live from the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield Colorado, No. 1 bantamweight contender Jarred Mercado defeated Joe Murphy in the co-main event.

Full highlights and analysis are available here by AXS TV FIGHTS commentators UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich and “The Voice” Michael Schiavello:

Results from the televised main card are as follows:

Josh Copeland (W) vs. Jan Jorgensen (L)

Jarred Mercado (W) vs. Daniel Swain (L)

Chris Heatherly (W) vs. Josh Cavan (L)

Zac Chavez (L) vs. Boston Salmon (W)

Maureen Riordon (L) vs. Marion Reneau (W)

Sid Bice (W) vs. Eric Shelton (L)

Next week AXS TV FIGHTS heads to the East Coast for LION FIGHT 17, Friday, Aug. 1 at 9 pm. ET/6 p.m. PT live from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The main event features the second meeting between Mailaipet vs. Justin Greskiewicz and Cosmo Alexandre faces Jo Nattawut in the co-main event.

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