PREVIEW: RFA Returns To Mystic Showroom With RFA 36 On March 4th


Resurrection Fighting Alliance (RFA) president Ed Soares has announced that the RFA will be returning to Prior Lake, Minnesota on March 4th. The main event of RFA 36 will feature the first title defense of RFA featherweight champion Raoni Barcelos. He will put his title on the line against undefeated prospect “Groovy” Landon Vannata. RFA 36 – Barcelos vs. Vannata will take place Friday, March 4th at the Mystic Showroom inside the Mystic Lake Casino Hotel in Prior Lake, Minnesota. The entire main card will be televised live and nationwide on AXS TV at 10 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. PT.


“RFA will return to Minnesota on Friday, March 4th with a fantastic title fight,” stated Soares. “RFA featherweight champion Raoni Barcelos will defend his title for the first time against undefeated Landon Vannata. These are two of the top prospects in the world at any weight and make RFA 36 the perfect start to a huge MMA weekend.”
Tickets for RFA 36 – Barcelos vs. Vannata are available for purchase now on or the Mystic Box Office at 952-445-9000. You can also support your favorite fighter by purchasing your tickets through There is no doubt that this will be an event not to miss.

About RFA:
RFA is a professional Mixed Martial Arts promotion that gives rising stars and top contenders the opportunity to prove their talent to fans and leaders in the industry. RFA presents live Mixed Martial Arts events on a monthly basis around the United States including Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Denver, and Sioux Falls. RFA can be seen live in over 45 million homes nationally through its television deal with AXS TV. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, RFA is one of the most active and respected MMA organizations in the fastest growing sport in the world. (The Octagon, Ultimate Fighting Championship®, UFC®, and the eight-sided competition mat and cage design are registered trademarks owned exclusively by Zuffa, LLC. All rights reserved).

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