Saturday, November 3, 2012

RFA 4 RESULTS: Tyson Griffin Outpoints Efrain Escudero, Chidi Njokuani and Sergio Pettis Dazzle in Las Vegas - 11/2/12


Resurrection Fighting Alliance presented RFA 4: Griffin vs Escudero on Friday, November 2, 2012, at the Texas Station Gambling Hall and Hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada. The RFA recently purchased rival indie MMA promotion Titan FC, which included their television contract with AXS TV (formerly HDNet).

Former UFC fighters Tyson Griffin and Efrain Escudero squared off in the main event, with Griffin winning a workmanlike unanimous decision. Chidi "Chidi Bang Bang" Njokuani put on a fantastic striking display in the co-main event against Phil Dace.

Complete Results After the Break

RFA 4: GRIFFIN VS ESCUDERO

Tyson Griffin (16-6) won by UD over Efrain Escudero (18-6)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Chidi Njokuani (9-3) won by TKO over Phil Dace (8-3)
[10:41] - 0:41 Round 3 - punches

Marcio Cruz (8-3) won by SUB over Joe Yager (5-1)
[9:16] - 4:16 Round 2 - triangle choke

Lance Palmer (5-0) won by SD over Fredson Paixao (11-5)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

James Krause (17-4) won by TKO over Guilherme Trindade (8-1)
[0:31] - Round 1 - punches

Dakota Cochrane (13-3) won by SUB over Derrick Burnsed (10-3)
[4:38] - Round 1 - armbar

Sergio Pettis (6-0) won by UD over Jimmy Jones (4-2)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Chris Holdsworth (4-0) won by SUB over Tyler Shinn (3-1)
[6:32] - 1:32 Round 2 - triangle choke

Steve Mocco (1-0) won by SUB over Tyler Perry (1-1)
[6:34] - 1:34 Round 2 - kimura

Cory Galloway (1-1) won by TKO over Jerry Shapiro (0-1)
[8:15] - 3:15 Round 2 - punches

Jordan Isordia (2-1) won by UD over Joey Angelo (0-1)
[15:00] - 3 Rounds - (29-27 all)

Updated MMA win-loss records with total fight time in brackets.

UD = Unanimous | SD = Split Decision | SUB = Submission


MADMAN AWARDS

FIGHTER OF THE NIGHT: Chidi Njokuani

BEST FIGHT: Sergio Pettis vs. Jimmy Jones

BEST KNOCKOUT: Chidi Njokuani over Phil Dace

BEST SUBMISSION: Marcio Cruz over Joe Yager

QUICKEST WIN: James Krause over Guilherme Trindade in 31 seconds

WORST FIGHT: Marcio Cruz vs. Joe Yager

FAIL OF THE NIGHT: Guilherme Trindade

ODDS AND THEIR ENDS

VEGAS ODDSMAKERS: 7-0

Final betting odds with payouts listed for winning fighters.

Tyson Griffin (-240) = 1 unit won 0.42 units
Efrain Escudero (+180)

Chidi Njokuani (-215) = 1 unit won 0.47 units
Phil Dace (+170)

Marcio Cruz (-325) = 1 unit won 0.31 units
Joe Yager (+250)

Lance Palmer (-280) = 1 unit won 0.36 units
Fredson Paixao (+220)

James Krause (-170) = 1 unit won 0.59 units
Guilherme Trindade (+140)

Dakota Cochrane (-190) = 1 unit won 0.53 units
Derrick Burnsed (+160)

Sergio Pettis (-280) = 1 unit won 0.36 units
Jimmy Jones (+220)

UPDATED RFA RECORDS AND MMA STREAKS

Plus/minus = fights currently won/lost in a row in ANY MMA promotion

"The" James Krause (3-0 RFA) [+5]

Chidi "Chidi Bang Bang" Njokuani (2-0 RFA) [+4]

Dakota Cochrane (2-2 RFA) [+2]

Tyson Griffin (1-0 RFA) [+1]

Marcio "Pe de Pano" Cruz (1-0 RFA) [+1]

Lance "The Party" Palmer (1-0 RFA) [+5]

Sergio "The Phenom" Pettis (1-0 RFA) [+6]

Chris Holdsworth (1-0 RFA) [+4]

Steve Mocco (1-0 RFA) [+1]

Cory Galloway (1-0 RFA) [+1]

Jordan Isordia (1-0 RFA) [+1]

Tyler Shinn (1-1 RFA) [-1]

Tyler Perry (1-1 RFA) [-1]

Efrain Escudero (0-1 RFA) [-2]

"Filthy" Phil Dace (0-1 RFA) [-1]

Joe "Yagerbombz" Yager (0-1 RFA) [-1]

Fredson Paixao (0-1 RFA) [-2]

Guilherme Trindade (0-1 RFA) [-1]

Derrick Burnsed (0-1 RFA) [-1]

Jimmy "Rabbit" Jones (0-1 RFA) [-1]

Jerry "J-Shap" Shapiro (0-1 RFA) [-1]

Joey Angelo (0-1 RFA) [-1]


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