Two Champs to Be Crowned in Sin City at RFA 31 Friday on AXS TV
October 7, 2015
RFA Heads to the Fight Capital of the World With Two Title Fights!
It’s Viva Las Vegas for another Fight Week on AXS TV!
For the first time since RFA 4 in 2013, the RFA is headed back to Las Vegas for RFA 31. In honor of their return to Sin City, the RFA has brought along a great card complete with the welterweight and strawweight jackpots.
In the main event, champion Gilbert Smith (11-4) will defend his welterweight title against UFC-vet Bristol Marunde (16-9). The co-main event features a fight for the first ever strawweight title, as former Bellator champ Zoila Frausto (12-4) takes on Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger (5-1).
The RFA 31 card also includes former middleweight challenger Gabriel Checco (8-2) versus Mike Jasper (9-2), undefeated Matthew Lopez (6-0), and the return of Bojan Velickovic (11-3) fighting on just 5 days notice.
Join Michael Schiavello and UFC Hall of Famer Pat Miletich for all the action FRIDAY 10 ET | 7 PT on AXS TV!
Full Broadcast Card:
- Welterweight Title– (C) Gilbert Smith (11-4) vs. Bristol Marunde (16-9)
- Strawweight Title– Zoila Frausto (12-4) vs. Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger (5-1)
- Middleweight – Gabriel Checco (8-2) vs. Mike Jasper (9-2)
- Bantamweight – Matthew Lopez (6-0) vs. Justin Linn (7-1)
- Catchweight – Bojan Velickovic (11-3) vs. Vardan Sholinian (5-1)
- Bantamweight – Shai Lindsey (4-0) vs. Zac Riley (2-3)
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