Josh “Cuddly Bear” Copeland Puts on a Show | RFA 16 Highlights & Results
The RFA Crowns it’s First Heavyweight Champ
The home crowd in Colorado had a lot to cheer about at “RFA 16.” The event featured the first ever Heavyweight title fight in the RFA between the hometown Josh Copeland and BYU football stand out Jan Jorgensen. The two stood and threw bombs, but it was “The Cuddly Bear” Copeland delivering the punishment and capturing the inaugural title in the very first round. The card also delivered stand out performances from Boston Salmon and Chris Heatherly.
Here are the highlights:
- Josh Copeland def. Jan Jorgensen via KO (Punch) 4:49 Round 1
- Jarred Mercado def. Daniel Swain via Decision (Unanimous)
- Chris Heatherly def. Josh Cavan via Submission (Guillotine Choke) 3:20 Round 2
- Boston Salmon def. Zac Chavez via TKO (Strikes) 4:47 Round 1
- Marion Reneau def. Maureen Riordon via Submission (armbar) 4:15 Round 1
- Sid Bice def. Eric Shelton via Decision (Unanimous)
The Action Continues August 1st With Lion Fight 17 at the Foxwoods Casino in Connecticut!
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