Above: Jared Downing celebrates with his cornermen after a dominant Unanimous Decision victory earned him the RFA featherweight title in the main event of RFA 5 - Downing vs. Rinaldi | Photo Credit: RFA (RFAfighting.com).
KEARNEY, Nebraska – A pair of rising talents face each other in the first Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) five-round championship title fight at the Viaero Event Center in Kearney, Nebraska on Friday, November 30th.
Kamarudeen Usman is a man of many nicknames. Three of the more popular would be "Marty" as he is known in the wrestling world, "Kush" was given to him by his friend Jason "Mayhem" Miller on TUF 14 where he served as Team Miller's wrestling coach, and "U.S. Man" is how his Twitter followers refer to him. However, he prefers the simplicity of "Kamaru". That being said, Kamaru Usman is a name MMA fans will be hearing about for a long time.
Pedro Munhoz is a name familiar to many Jiu-Jitsu and Submission Grappling aficionados that is starting to make waves in the world of MMA. He started training in martial arts at 6-years-old and over the past 20 years he has evolved into one of Black House MMA's most promising young fighters.
KEARNEY, Nebraska — "The" James Krause (17-4) will be returning to the RFA cage for the second time this month, as he meets UFC veteran Joe "Porkchop" Jordan (49-13-2) in the co-main event of RFA 5 - Downing vs. Rinaldi, which will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV on Friday, November 30th.