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Not 'killer' enough to be UFC contender? Brendan Loughnane sets sights on being PFL champ

September 2, 2021

It's been 26 months since Brendan Loughnane fought in the UFC's Contender Series in Las Vegas. But even two years later, that night continues to define his career.   Loughnane (21-3) faces Movlid Khaybulaev (17-0-1) in a PFL featherw...

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PFL MMA giving back with Randy Couture and Kayla Harrison; Night 2 results; Night 3 preview

September 2, 2021

Kayla Harrison is such a dominant force that even sharks scurry when she’s around.Harrison, a PFL MMA champion, participated in a coastal conservation operation on Monday at Lauderdale-By-The-Sea in Fort Lauderdale.Harrison, 31, is a c...

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Brendan Loughnane hails his "real life Rocky story" as Brit chases $1m prize

September 2, 2021

Brendan Loughnane has described his journey to the PFL semi-final as a "real life Rocky story" - and promised to bring the world title back to Manchester.   Loughnane takes on Movlid Khaybulaev in the featherweight semi-finals of the...

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Movlid Khaybulaev claims final PFL Championship spot with split-decision win over No. 1 seed Brendan Loughnane

August 28, 2021

Wrapping up a thrilling night of action in the PFL Playoffs was a matchup in the featherweight semifinals between No. 4 seed Movlid Khaybulaev and No. 1 overall seed Brendan Loughnane.  The winner takes on Chris Wade, who dominated Bu...

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Third time's a charm for Chris Wade, who earns way to PFL Championship with decisive win over Bubba Jenkins

August 28, 2021

Friday night’s PFL co-main event featured the first featherweight semifinal with two talented wrestlers, No. 2 seed Chris Wade and No. 3 seed Bubba Jenkins, squaring off after an undefeated regular season.  Wade (19-6), who trains out...

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Antonio Carlos Jr. outgrapples Emiliano Sordi; punches ticket to PFL World Championship

August 28, 2021

Keeping the action going in the PFL Playoffs was the second semifinal in the light heavyweight division between No. 1 overall seed Antonio Carlos Jr. of Brazil and Argentina's Emiliano Sordi, the 2019 PFL Light Heavyweight World Champion and No. 4...

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Marthin Hamlet claims spot in PFL Championship; Cezar Ferreira suffers freak injury seconds into fight

August 28, 2021

The PFL main card kicked off with the first semifinal of the night coming in the light heavyweight division between No. 2 seed Cezar Ferreira and No. 3 seed Marthin Hamlet. Both men had a spectacular finish during the 2021 Regular Season to cement...

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Sheymon Moraes scores TKO victory over Lazar Stojadinovic thanks to heavy overhand right

August 27, 2021

The final non-PFL Playoff bout of the night took place in the featherweight division when Sheymon Moraes and Lazar Stojadinovic went head-to-head in the ESPN+ main event. Moraes (12-5) went 1-1 during the 2021 PFL Regular Season, most...

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Chris Camozzi picks up second consecutive win with grueling decision over Cory Hendricks

August 27, 2021

The penultimate preliminary bout of PFL’s action-packed Friday night featured longtime combat sports veteran Chris Camozzi taking on Syndicate MMA's Cory Hendricks in a non-Playoff light heavyweight scrap between two Ultimate Fighter alums who pic...

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Anthony Dizy Controls Jesse Stirn To Earn Way Back Into Win Column

August 27, 2021

Continuing the action on Friday night’s PFL preliminary card live on ESPN+ was a non-Playoff bout at 145-pounds between France native Anthony Dizy and Baltimore's Jesse Stirn. Both men competed during the 2021 PFL Regular Season.  Diz...

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Bobby Moffett grinds out Jason Knight en route to unanimous decision win

August 27, 2021

PFL featherweights take center stage in the third fight of the night, with Bobby Moffett making his sophomore appearance in the PFL cage when he welcomes combat sports veteran Jason Knight in a non-Playoff bout.  Moffett (13-6, 1 NC)...

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Alejandro Flores edges out Carl Deaton for razor close split-decision in PFL debut

August 27, 2021

In the second preliminary bout of the night, Mexico's Alejandro Flores and Xtreme Couture's Carl Deaton look to keep their momentum going when they step into the PFL cage.  Flores, who fights out of Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico, put...

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Brandon Jenkins makes strong first-impression in PFL debut with flying switch knee KO in Round 1

August 27, 2021

Friday night's PFL event kicked off with a non-playoff bout in the lightweight division as newcomers Jacob Kilburn and Brandon Jenkins made their debuts under the Professional Fighters League banner.  Kilburn enters PFL off of a two-f...

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Ray Cooper III chases another $1 million entering PFL semifinals

August 27, 2021

What’s better than $1 million? $2 million, of course.   And Ray Cooper III, the most recent Professional Fighters League welterweight champion and winner of its 2019 million-dollar prize, can double his grand-prize winnings with just...

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Amid heartbreak back home, Genah Fabian faces biggest test in PFL semifinal vs. Kayla Harrison

August 27, 2021

Genah Fabian's phone rang the night of May 23. It was a video call from Carlos Ulberg, her teammate at City Kickboxing in New Zealand.   For nearly a week, Fabian had been distraught. Fau Vake, another teammate, was clinging to life...

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Argentine MMA champion fights for a million, but is motivated more by legacy than money

August 27, 2021

Emiliano Sordi was the man of the million and can be again. The first Argentine champion in history in mixed martial arts defends his belt this Friday in the initial round of the Professional Fighters League playoffs against Antonio Carlos Jr. (ES...

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'Everyone’s unbeatable until they’re beaten': Genah Fabian ready for fight of her life against Kayla Harrison

August 27, 2021

Genah Fabian doesn't need any reminding about what's at stake in Florida on Friday (NZ time).   Two years after her ticket to the big time was cruelly taken away at the last minute, the Kiwi mixed martial artist has earned another sh...

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Kayla Harrison’s MMA obsession has her two wins from second PFL crown

August 27, 2021

Judo will always be Kayla Harrison’s first love. No amount of MMA success can change that.   “I’ll always have a special place for [judo] in my heart. It’s always gonna be the path, the sport, the way of life that gave me a life I ne...

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Kayla Harrison and Bruno Cappelozza dominate in semifinal wins, qualify for $1M PFL championship

August 27, 2021

Kayla Harrison doesn't make many mistakes when it comes to fighting. She owns two Olympic gold medals in judo, and she is a perfect 11-0 as an MMA fighter. But after Harrison made quick work of Genah Fabian in the PFL women's lightweight semifinal...

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OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN RESULTS FOR PFL PLAYOFFS FEATHERWEIGHT AND LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT 

August 26, 2021

Brendan Loughnane and Movlid Khabulaev make weight for their Featherweight Main EventPFL Newcomer Antonio Carlos Junior and 2019 PFL Light Heavyweight Champion Emiliano Sordi set to face of...

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