RFA 38 gets new headliner Thiago Moisés vs. Jamall Emmers; E.J. Chavez withdraws

THIAGO MOISÉS FACES NEW TITLE CHALLENGER
IN MAIN EVENT OF RFA 38
AS E.J. CHAVEZ WITHDRAWS

MAIN EVENT:
THIAGO MOISÉS vs. JAMALL EMMERS
LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE

FRIDAY, JUNE 3rd LIVE on AXS TV
LIVE at THE HANGAR at the OC FAIR & EVENT CENTER
in COSTA MESA, CALIFORNIA
Tickets are on sale NOW through CageTix.com/RFA

 

LAS VEGAS, Nevada — Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares announced today that there has been a change at the top of next week’s RFA 38 event set to take place in southern California. E.J. Chavez was forced to withdraw from his lightweight title fight in the main event of RFA 38 due to illness. RFA lightweight champion Thiago Moisés (7-1) will now defend his title against collegiate wrestler turned MMA prospect Jamall “Pretty Boy” Emmers (9-2) in the evening’s main event. RFA 38 – Moisés vs. Emmers takes place Friday, June 3rd at The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California.

“Thiago Moisés vs. Jamall Emmers is the new lightweight title fight in the main event of RFA 38 on June 3rd,” stated Soares. “Moisés took full advantage of a similar situation in February due to a last-minute injury to a fighter in the main event of RFA 35. He got elevated to the main event and won the RFA lightweight title. Jamall Emmers is now looking to do the same thing. This will be a great title fight between two young, hungry, and talented prospects.”

Tickets for RFA 38 – Moisés vs. Emmers are available for purchase NOW. You can support your favorite fighter by purchasing your tickets through CageTix.com/RFA.

RFA 38 – Moisés vs. Emmers takes place this Friday, June 3rd at The Hangar at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa, California. This will be the RFA’s seventh event to take place in “The Golden State” of California and it will be the fifth RFA event of 2016. The entire main card of RFA 38 will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT on Friday, June 3rd.

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