On Friday, May 16, Titan FC held its 28th event from the First Council Casino Hotel in Newkirk, Okla. It marked the second event since the promotion was purchased by former Alchemist Management founder Jeff Aronson.

Titan FC 28 showcased a light heavyweight main event between UFC veteran Jason Brilz and Bellator alum Raphael Davis. Both fighters stepped into the Titan cage riding winning streaks. The Nebraskan Brilz rebounded from his UFC release by picking up three straight victories on the regional circuit, including a decision win over The Ultimate Fighter alum Josh Bryant. Davis had largely flown under the radar throughout his career, despite finishing UFC vet Vinny Magalhaes and current Bellator champion Emanuel Newton. Twelve of his 13 wins had come inside the distance and during a three-fight winning streak, he had stopped all three opponents via strikes.

In addition to the night’s headlining contest, the card featured numerous big-show veterans trying to work their way back to the sport’s highest level. Among the notable names: Dave Herman, Kalib Starnes, Walt Harris, Brock Jardine, Daniels Robert, Brian Foster, Gilbert Smith, Walel Watson, Alvin Robinson and Pedro Nobre.

The 11-fight event kicked off Friday with two unaired preliminary card bouts. Three additional preliminary card bouts followed on CBSSports.com at 8:30 p.m. ET, with the six-fight main card airing live on the CBS Sports Network at 10 p.m. ET.

For full results of the event, click here.

Below is a photo gallery of the night’s action, shot by The MMA Corner’s Jeff Vulgamore. Click an image to see the full-size version.

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Jeff Vulgamore
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Based in Kansas City, Jeff has been an avid follower of the sport of mixed martial arts for years. He has supported nearly every promotion to visit the Midwest. Jeff recently began shooting events for The MMA Corner, so check out the photos section for more of his work.