By Jamie McAllister
Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska.
Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to BJ Penn Stevenson has lost seven of his past ten bouts and is currently on a five fight losing streak. His record now falls to (31-15) after the loss to Cochrane.
The win moves Cochrane to (12-3) snapping his two fight losing streak. In his career he has also defeated former WEC Champion Jamie Varner.
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