Dakota Cochrane (Jeff Vulgamore/Combat Press)

VFC 58 Results: Cochrane Submits Pitolo, Martinez Bests Plazola

On Saturday, July 22, Victory Fighting Championship returned to the Baxter Arena in Omaha, Neb., for its 58th event.

In the evening’s main event, veteran Dakota Cochrane locked horns with Maki Pitolo. Cochrane snapped a two-fight losing streak in June, topping Dave Castillo by unanimous decision. A former champion, Pitolo saw an eight-fight winning streak come to an end in his last outing, a knockout defeat to Kassius “Kayne” Holdorf that cost him the title.

The main card aired live at 10 p.m. ET on UFC Fight Pass.


Dakota Cochrane def. Maki Pitolo by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 4:58
Alonzo Martinez def. Mike Plazola by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1, 3:47
Darrick Minner def. Will Shutt by submission (guillotine choke). Round 2, 2:48
Kendrick Latchman def. Cody Land by TKO (strikes). Round 1, 0:56
Cory Galloway def. Terrence Almond by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Bryce Logan def. Cody Carrillo by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Troy Nawrocki def. Jaime Medina by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)
Jeffrey Molina def. Delfino Benitez by technical submission (rear-naked choke). Round 1, 4:43
John Simon def. Wayne Sullivan by decision – middleweight title (a)
Austin Gowen def. Mason Roberts by split decision (a)
Jake Kocanda def. Geoff Bell by submission (guillotine choke). Round 1 (a)
Dillion Cox def. Sam Vice by unanimous decision (a)
Carlos Trinidad def. Keith Phathaem by split decision (a)
Zach Hughes def. Dylan Pierceson by TKO (referee stoppage). Round 1 (a)

(a) – denotes amateur contest