On Wednesday, Feb. 15, Alaska Fighting Championship returned to the Sullivan Arena in Anchorage, Alaska for AFC 129: Faavale vs. Lumba.

In the main event of the evening, the promotion’s heavyweight titleholder, Pat Lumba, clashed with undefeated Mika Faavale. Lumba entered the title defense having won nine straight fights, all before the final bell. Faavale, meanwhile, had finished all three of his professional contests by way of strikes inside the first round.

The co-main event also featured gold on the line as welterweight Jarel Askew fought the previously undefeated Charlie Johnson.

The event aired live at 11 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

Mika Faavale def. Pat Lumba by TKO (punches). Round 1 – for heavyweight title
Jarel Askew def. Charlie Johnson by TKO (knees). Round 2 – for welterweight title
Joey Faletogaoi def. Chris Johnson by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Tim Jones def. David Vansant by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1
Carlton Minus def. Jesse Keuber by TKO (doctor’s stoppage). Round 1
John Stern def. Jordan Rood by submission (omoplata). Round 1
Derek Chalifour def. Nathan Drurey by TKO (right body kick). Round 1
Onosai Moana def. Ivan King by TKO (corner stoppage). Round 2, 3:00

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Zach Aittama became a fan of martial arts at an early age. Hooked on the sport after one experience, Zach started training Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu and Muay Thai as a teenager. Watching the sport only increased his interest, building a fascination for combat sports around the globe. Years of training and amateur bouts later, Zach continues to train while working and attending school full-time. Zach started writing for Fight Sport Asia in 2014 and joined the Combat Press staff in July of 2015.

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