Christos Giagos (Dave Mandel/Sherdog)

RFA 42 Results: Giagos Bests Estrazulas, Perez Grinds Out Elizalde

On Friday, Aug. 19, Resurrection Fighting Alliance hosted its 42nd event from the Visalia Convention Center in Visalia, Calif. The night’s main card aired live on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET.

In the night’s main event, UFC veteran Christos Giagos took on Brazilian Arthur Estrazulas in a lightweight affair. The 26-year-old Giagos snapped a two-fight skid at RFA 38 in June, stopping Karen Darabedyan by first-round TKO. Estrazulas was making his promotional debut. The Kings MMA product had finished five of his eight career wins via submission.

Above are video highlights of the event (courtesy of AXS TV).


Christos Giagos def. Arthur Estrazulas by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27)
Alex Perez def. Ray Elizalde by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 30-26)
Anthony Avila def. Cody Bollinger by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:54
Davi Ramos def. Mike Flach by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:07
Steve Gruber def. Shai Lindsey by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 0:42
Adin Duenas def. Tommy Aaron by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Anthony Castrejon def. Anthony Torres by KO (knee and punches). Round 1, 1:22
Jonathan De Leon def. Bernabe Herrera by unanimous decision (a)
Samuel Fierro def. Alex Valencia by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:28 (a)
Kailan Hill def. Justin Nunes by knockout (head kick). Round 1, 0:15 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest