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Maurice Greene flashes some of everything and gets the Fab Five finish

April 7, 2023

In our second Heavyweight bout of the Regular Season, jiu jitsu ace Marcelo Nunes takes on MMA vet Maurice Greene who is still seeking his first win with the PFL after dropping a decision to Dennis Goltsov last year. Nunes meanwhile has two wins u...

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Danilo Marques steps in as an alternate and spoils Yorgan De Castro’s PFL debut

April 7, 2023

After three opponent changes, Yorgan De Castro makes his PFL debut tonight against 2023 PFL Challenger Series alum Danilo Marques. After leaving his native Cape Verde in pursuit of a better life, De Castro wound up becoming a training partner of H...

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Amber Leibrock makes her PFL debut with a highlight reel Quick Six KO

April 7, 2023

After going from the PFL Challenger Series to a dark horse PFL Playoff appearance last year, European Karate and Kickboxing Champion Martina Jindrova returns to the SmartCage to take on Amber Leibrock. Leibrock, who carries a three-fight winning s...

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Evelyn Martins remains undefeated with a gritty decision victory

April 7, 2023

In a battle of young rising prospects, two undefeated 4-0 prospects clash as Evelyn Martins takes on Karolina Sobek in our second bout of the evening. Going pro at just 18 years old, Martins is the youngest fighter in the PFL Regular Season and we...

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Marina Mokhnatkina picks up her first career TKO and five points to open the PFL Women’s Featherweight division

April 7, 2023

We kick off our second 2023 PFL Regular Season event with the Heavyweights and Women’s Featherweights. Starting the action, seven-time World Sambo Champion Marina Mokhnatkina takes on PFL newcomer Yoko Higashi. Higashi, the DEEP Women’s Featherwei...

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AIR FORCE RESERVE TO SERVE AS PRESENTING SPONSOR OF PFL 2 IN CELEBRATION OF 75TH ANNIVERSARY

April 7, 2023

MMA great Randy Couture to host a meet-and-greet and AFR executives to be honored inside PFL SmartCage at Friday night’s event NEW YORK (April 7, 2023) – The Pr...

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Brendan Loughnane gets himself a Fab Five by destroying the legs of Marlon Moraes

April 1, 2023

Our second PFL World Championship repeat attempt begins tonight as 2022 PFL World Champion Brendan Loughnane takes on MMA staple and former bantamweight title challenger Marlon Moraes. Moraes has a win over current MMA champion Aljamain Sterling a...

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Robert Wilkinson begins his quest for a repeat with a convincing win over Thiago Santos

April 1, 2023

“Razor” Rob Wilkininson looks to defend his 2022 PFL Light Heavyweight World Championship this season and that campaign begins with a bout against MMA veteran Thiago “Marreta” Santos who very arguably beat current MMA heavyweight champion Jon Jone...

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Will Fleury defeats Krzysztof Jotko by split decision to open the Regular Season

April 1, 2023

Two fighters in their first PFL Regular Seasons keep the Light Heavyweight action going as former UFC standout Krzysztof Jotko takes on fellow promotional newcomer Will Fleury. Jotko has six career knockouts and hopes the move from Middleweight to...

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Movlid Khaybulaev reminds the world he was a PFL World Champion by drowning Ryoji Kudo with pressure

April 1, 2023

In our next bout, Russia’s Movlid Khaybulaev returns to the SmartCage for the first time since winning the 2021 PFL World Championship to take on 2022 PFL Semifinalist Ryoiji Kudo. Khaybulaev has never lost over 21 professional bouts and also owns...

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Bubba Jenkins blanks rival Chris Wade to begin his 2023 PFL Regular Season Campaign

April 1, 2023

We open the main card with a rubber match between Chris Wade and Bubba Jenkins. Wade was dominant in the pairs first bout in the 2021 PFL semi-finals. Jenkins and Wade both enter the 2023 Regular Season with World Championship aspirations and both...

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Marthin Hamlet surges into first place with a Quick Six

April 1, 2023

Marthin Hamlet returns for his third PFL Regular Season at Light Heavyweight to take on newcomer Mohammad Fakhreddine. Hamlet earned his spot in this Regular Season with a win over Cory Hendricks in a season qualifier bout last year while Fakhredd...

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Josh Silveira make a statement with a Quick Six to start the Season

April 1, 2023

2022 PFL semi-finalist Josh Silveira returns to the SmartCage to take on Sam Kei who cuts from Heavyweight to Light Heavyweight for the 2023 Regular Season. Silveira is 9-1 with eight finishes and made last Season’s Playoff’s as an alternate. He l...

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“Smooth” Simeon Powell stuns Newcastle with buzzer-beating Round 2 submission win

March 25, 2023

PFL Europe’s first-ever main event features another UK MMA rising star, “Smooth” Simeon Powell, taking on Amsterdam-based kickboxer Mohamed Amine. Powell won a contract on the PFL Challenger Series, and scored back-to-back knockouts in both of his...

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Dakota Ditcheva makes huge statement with “Dangerous” submission victory over Malin Hermansson

March 25, 2023

The co-main event in Newcastle Saturday night features one of British MMA’s rising talents in “Dangerous” Dakota Ditcheva, who faces the Swedish veteran Malin Hermansson in Women’s Flyweight action. Ditcheva is 2-0 in PFL, and has knocked out her...

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Lewis McGrillen keeps the hype train rolling, makes short work of Salih Kulucan in Showcase Bout

March 25, 2023

In PFL Europe’s second non-season Bantamweight bout, Manchester’s Lewis McGrillen squares off in a grudge match against Salih Kulucan. Kulucan returns to the cage after nearly four years away from fighting, and only two of his 13 career fights hav...

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Jakob Nedoh makes big statement in PFL Europe’s Light Heavyweight division, KO’s Riccardo Nosiglia in Round 1

March 25, 2023

The third PFL Europe Light Heavyweight matchup of the night, Riccardo Nosiglia out of Italy meets Ljubljana, Slovenia’s Jakob Nedoh. Both fighters are prolific finishers, capable of ending fights on the feet and on the mat. Nosiglia’s eight pro wi...

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Anthony Salamone impresses in PFL return, finishes Daniel Ladero in Round 1

March 25, 2023

Another continental PFL Europe Light Heavyweight contest on the card as France’s Anthony Salamone takes on his Spanish counterpart Daniel Ladero. Salamone lost his PFL debut in 2022, but is a two-time French Greco-Roman wrestling champion, and fou...

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Cornelia Holm takes a razor close split decision to clinch a Playoff spot

March 25, 2023

The second Women’s Flyweight fight on tonight’s card puts Gothenburg, Sweden native Cornelia Holm in the SmartCage against Polish prospect Marta Waliczek. Holm won the IMMAF European Open Championship in 2016 and 2017 while competing at Bantamweig...

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Abdellah Er-Ramy survives early onslaught from Madalin Pirvulescu, scores first round TKO

March 25, 2023

Our first PFL Light Heavyweight Regular Season bout sees Abdellah Er-Ramy from Spain take on Romania’s Madalin Pirvulescu. Pirvulescu carries a 5-1-0 record into Saturday, with each of his wins by first round knockout. Er-Ramy, a former kickboxer,...

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