RFA 16 takes place at Friday, July 25th at the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Co., and will be televised live on AXS TV at 10 pm EST / 7PM PST. The card will be headlined by a heavyweight fighters Jan "Janimal" Joregensen and Josh Copeland for the promotions inaugurial heavyweight title. Also on the card is a bantamweight title-eliminator bout between Jarred Mercado and Jake Klemme and a featured welterweight bout with Chris "Stump" Heatherly vs. Josh "Superman" Cavan.
Jorgensen (7-0(1-NC)) is regarded by some as one of the best heavyweight prospects no already in the UFC. He was a defensive end at BYU from 2006-2009, and has competed in MMA professionaly since 2011. Cavan (9-3) will also be making his promotional debut is and is currently riding a four-fight win streak.