Jeff Curran (Jeff Sherwood/Sherdog)

RFA 19 Heads to Minnesota on Oct. 10, Includes Middleweight Title Tilt

Resurrection Fighting Alliance is heading to the land of 10,000 lakes on Friday, Oct. 10 for its 19th event.

The promotion will visit the Mystic Lake Casino and Hotel in Prior Lake, Minn.

In the night’s main event, the promotion’s vacant middleweight title will be up for grabs as American Jake Collier takes on unbeaten Brazilian Gabriel Checco.


The night’s co-main event of the evening will feature the return of former RFA title challenger and UFC veteran Jeff Curran. Curran will lock horns with Minnesota product Carl Deaton III.

Also on the main card will be a bantamweight affair between RFA vet Junior Maranhão and Marvin Blumer, a  featherweight contest featuring Dan Moret and Jordan Griffin, as well as a women’s strawweight battle between Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger and Rebecca Ruth.

In addition to the main card bouts, the promotion has revealed that women’s atomweights Raquel Magdaleno and Invicta FC vet Cassie Rodish will square off, lightweights Mike Zimmer and Jacob Ouradnik will lock horns, and Zak Ottow takes on Nate Howe at welterweight.

The RFA 19 main card will air live on AXS TV beginning at 10 p.m. ET. More fights for the event will be announced in the coming weeks.

Current RFA 19 Fight Card
Jake Collier vs. Gabriel Checco – for vacant middleweight title
Jeff Curran vs. Carl Deaton III
Junior Maranhão vs. Marvin Blumer
Dan Moret vs. Jordan Griffin
Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger vs. Rebecca Ruth
Raquel Magdaleno vs. Cassie Rodish
Mike Zimmer vs. Jacob Ouradnik
Zak Ottow vs. Nate Howe