Card Finalized For RFA 16: Copeland vs Jorgensen
Posted by Joseph Lee on 07.21.2014
Daniel Swain replaces Jake Klemme in the co-headliner...
MMA Junkie reports that RFA 16's card has been finalized as Daniel Swain (11-3) will replace Jake Klemme (10-2) in the co-headliner against Jarred Mercado (11-1). Klemme was a replacement for Joe Murphy (7-1). Swain is looking for his sixth win in seven fights. The winner will likely get a shot at the RFA bantamweight title. The event happens at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado. The main card airs on AXS TV.
The main event features undefeated heavyweights Josh Copeland (8-0) and Jan Jorgensen (7-0) for the vacant heavyweight title. The two have fifteen combined wins and 12 stoppages. The preliminary card has also been set with featherweights Danny Mainus (2-3) vs. Ian Connelly (0-0) and lightweights Mitch Peterson (1-1) vs. Darrell Flores (4-3).
Here's the full card:
MAIN CARD (AXS TV, 10 p.m. ET):
Josh Copeland vs. Jan Jorgensen – for vacant heavyweight title