Tyson Griffin picked up a decision victory over Efrain Escudero in the main event of Resurrection Fighting Alliance 4 Friday night from Las Vegas. The bout featured a pair of former UFC fighters looking to re-gain their footing in MMA.

The card also was the first for Ed Soares since joining RFA as president. Soares is a world-renowned manager for fighters such as Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira.



Tyson Griffin def. Efrain Escudero by unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27)

Chidi Njokuani def. Phil Dace by TKO (punches) at :41 of Round 3

Marcio Cruz def. Joe Yager by submission (inverted triangle) at 4:16 of Round 2

Lance Palmer def. Fredson Paixao by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

James Krause def. Guilherme Trindade by KO (head kick and punches) at :31 of Round 1

Dakota Cochrane def. Derrick Burnsed by submission (armbar) at 4:38 of Round 1

Sergio Pettis def. Jimmy Jones by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)


Chris Holdsworth def. Tyler Shinn by submission (triangle choke) at 1:32 of Round 1

Steve Mocco def. Tyler Perry by submission (Kimura) at 1:34 of Round 1

Cory Galloway def. Jerry Shapiro by TKO (Punches) at 3:15 of Round 2

Jordan Isordia def. Joey Angelo by unanimous decision