On Friday, May 5, Victory Fighting Championship visited the Expo Centre in Topeka, Kan., for VFC 57: Gallemore vs. James.

In the evening’s main event, the promotion’s heavyweight champion, Daniel Gallemore, put his belt on the line against fellow Bellator veteran Daniel James. The 31-year-old Gallemore had won five of his last six fights, including back-to-back first-round finishes of Abe Wagner and Derek Bohi inside the Victory cage. James, meanwhile, made his promotional debut. Like the champion, James had tasted defeat just once in his last six appearances.

Also on the card, the promotion’s flyweight title was on the line between Kevin Gray and Nick Mamalis.

The event aired live at 9 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.

Daniel Gallemore def. Daniel James by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:24 – for heavyweight title
Kevin Gray def. Nick Mamalis by technical submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 3:53 – for flyweight title
Darrick Minner def. Justin Overton by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 1:20
Josh Pfeifer def. Cody Carrillo by unanimous decision (29-28 x3)
Daron McCant def. Sharky Slyter by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:57
Alex McGowen def. Rob Mitchell by submission (kimura). Round 1, 3:08
Trey Ogden def. Chance Thackston by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:19
Dustin Kramer def. Matt Murray by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Arnold Berdon def. Johnnie Roades by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)
Brad Robison def. Kenyon Stacey by decision – for amateur featherweight title (a)
Bryce Hood def. Jeryl Denton by split decision (29-27, 29-28, 29-28) (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest

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