Resurrection Fighting Alliance has revealed the plans for its 17th event. On Friday, Aug. 22, the promotion will host the first sanctioned MMA event in South Dakota when it visits the Sanford Pentagon in Sioux Falls.

The night’s top billing will be a lightweight title affair between longtime RFA veteran Dakota Cochrane and California’s Christos Giagos. Cochrane currently rides a two-fight winning streak, having bested The Ultimate Fighter winner Efrain Escudero at RFA 13 in March before knocking out UFC veteran Anton Kuivanen in just 48 seconds in June. Giagos, meanwhile, rides a three-fight streak of his own, with all three victories coming before the final bell. The Tachi Palace veteran has scored a stoppage in seven of his nine career wins, including five via knockout.

In the night’s co-main event, the promotion’s 145-pound title will be on the line when UFC veteran Justin Lawrence takes on Mark Dickman. Lawrence has competed just once since his UFC release, topping Luis Saldana at RFA 10 via decision. Dickman rides a four-fight winning streak, including a second-round submission win over Raoni Barcelos at RFA 14 in April.

Also on the main card, Luke Sanders will make his bantamweight debut against Darrick Minner, middleweight Francisco “Kiko” France takes on Isaac Appel, welterweights Jarrod L’Heureux and Jordon Larson clash for a second time and, in the first main-card bout, Cory Galloway faces off with Brazil’s Bruno Frazatto at bantamweight.

The RFA 17 main card will air live on AXS TV on Friday, Aug. 22, beginning at 10 p.m. ET.

Current RFA 17 Fight Card
Dakota Cochrane vs. Christos Giagos – for lightweight title
Justin Lawrence vs. Mark Dickman – for featherweight title
Luke Sanders vs. Darrick Minner
Francisco “Kiko” France vs. Isaac Appel
Jarrod L’Heureux vs. Jordon Larson
Cory Galloway vs. Bruno Frazatto