On Friday, Dec. 23, Victory Fighting Championship hosted its 55th event from the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Kan.
In the night’s main event, veterans Jake Lindsey and Dakota Cochrane met for a second time. The pair fought previously at VFC 47, with Cochrane submitting the UFC veteran Lindsey by guillotine choke in the third round. Since then, Lindsey had competed just once, defeating Zak Bucia at VFC 50. Cochrane, meanwhile, had fought four times since the January match-up, winning his last three.
The co-main event featured heavyweight gold on the line between Daniel Gallemore and Derek Bohi.
VFC 55 kicked off at 10 p.m. ET live on UFC Fight Pass.
Dakota Cochrane def. Jake Lindsey by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 0:53
Daniel Gallemore def. Derek Bohi by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 1:44 – for heavyweight title
Trey Ogden def. Josh Pfeifer by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Yazan Hajeh def. Alex McGowan by split decision (30-26, 28-29, 30-27)
Kevin Gray def. Joey Diehl by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-26)
Kenny Licea def. Gary Westphal by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 2:09
Drako Rodriguez def. Jacob Thrall by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-26, 30-27 – for amateur bantamweight title
Kenyon Stacey def. Kevin Revelle by TKO (strikes). Round 2, 1:56 – for amateur featherweight title
Cedric Nixon def. Carlos Trinidad by unanimous decision (30-27 x3) (a)
Brad Robinson def. Drake Heitfield by submission (triangle choke). Round 1, 2:26 (a)
Brandon Santana def. Jake Ryals by submission (rear-naked choke). Round 2, 2:35 (a)
Lavat Roberson def. Adam Austin by knockout (punch). Round 1, 1:32 (a)
(a) – denotes amateur contest
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