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Aubin-Mercier showcases power and precision in victory over Held

June 10, 2021

Fresh off an impressive victory over Natan Schulte at PFL 1, 2021, Marcin Held looked to keep the momentum rolling against promotional newcomer Olivier Aubin-Mercier. Two well-known names in the Lightweight division, Held vs. Aubin-Mercier promise...

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Radzhabov earns six points with 27-second stoppage of Aliev

June 10, 2021

PFL vets collided early on the PFL 4, 2021 fight card Thursday evening in Atlantic City, N.J., as Akhmed Aliev took on Loik Radzhabov in a lightweight showdown.  Aliev, the 2019 PFL runner-up, defeated Mikhail Odintsov via unanimous d...

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Moraes hits last-second submission, earns five points against Stirn

June 10, 2021

Despite losing his 2021 PFL season debut via first-round knockout against Brendan Loughnane, Sheymon Moraes entered his PFL 4, 2021 showdown against Jesse Stirn with at least three points in hand.  Wednesday morning in Atlantic City,...

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Wade locks up Playoffs spot with vicious comeback knockout of Ospanov 

June 10, 2021

Chris Wade aimed for his third straight PFL Playoffs appearance at PFL 4, 2021, taking on PFL debutant Arman Ospanov. Wade twice made the PFL Lightweight semifinals, ultimately coming up short against eventual champion Natan Schulte in 2018 and ev...

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Olympic medalist, boxing champ Shields to make PFL debut

June 9, 2021

Claressa Shields has narrowed her walkout music for her MMA debut down to three songs. She needs a tune she can dance to on the way to the cage, though the gold gladiator costume and her customary entrance theatrics will be left behind with her bo...

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BOXING CHAMPION CLARESSA SHIELDS SET TO MAKE PROFESSIONAL FIGHTERS LEAGUE DEBUT, PFL 4 FIGHT CARD FINALIZED

June 9, 2021

 PFL 4 Will Air On ESPN+ Starting at 7 p.m. ET, Continues on ESPN2 at 10 p.m. ET as Second Half Of 2021 PFL Regular Season Gets Underway NEW YORK (June 9, 2021) — The...

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BetMGM Named Authorized Gaming Operator of The Professional Fighters League

June 9, 2021

BetMGM will offer promotions for fans in the US beginning with PFL 4 airing Thursday, June 10th in primetime across ESPN Networks   NEW YORK (June 9, 2021) – The Professional Fighter...

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‘It’s her time right now’: Claressa Shields has lofty goals as crossover MMA star

June 8, 2021

Claressa Shields often gets emotional when a conversation leads to her greatest inspiration: her late grandmother, Joanne Adams.   It was Adams’ support that drove Shields to become boxing’s first two-time Olympic gold medalist and a...

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PFL 4, 2021: Weigh-in Results

June 8, 2021

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) held the weigh-ins for its fourth event of the 2021 season Wednesday, June 9. The official pre-fight check took place at the Ocean Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.PFL 4, 2021 features the men’s feath...

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Claressa Shields Discusses MMA Training Ahead Of PFL Debut

June 8, 2021

There isn’t much more Claressa Shields can do in boxing.   In just 10 fights, the 26-year-old Flint, MI native has won world championships in three divisions. She’s a two-time Olympic Gold medalist and is the first boxer in the four-...

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PFL playoffs slated for August in Florida casino

June 8, 2021

Professional Fighters League will spend its summer in sunny South Florida.   The mixed martial arts league told The Post it will hold its trio of playoff events at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., on Aug. 13,...

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Ray Sefo’s Breakdown of PFL 4, 2021: Featherweights and Lightweights 

June 7, 2021

The Professional Fighters League opens the second half of its third regular season Thursday, June 10, with PFL 4. The event takes place at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. The stage is set for featherweights and lightweig...

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Wiz Khalifa Says He Might Put on His Own MMA Fight

June 7, 2021

Wiz Khalifa, who is one of the world’s top recording artists, is an avid fighting enthusiast. So much so that he’s placed his financial backing into the Professional Fight League (PFL) as part of its ownership group.   After starting...

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Two-division boxing champion Claressa Shields is serious about her future in MMA

June 6, 2021

CLARESSA SHIELDS RETURNED to JacksonWink MMA in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in late March, fresh off making boxing history by becoming the first two-division undisputed champion in the four-belt era.   Time was running low, though, with...

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How lightweight hopeful Clay Collard turned the PFL on its head

June 4, 2021

Clay Collard was the other guy. He was the one standing across the cage from the PFL's prized new signee, Anthony "Showtime" Pettis. It was a big moment for the emerging fight promotion, and the vibe of the introductions for this season-opening ma...

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Claressa Shields aims to become a millionaire and a household name in MMA, something boxing never provided her

June 4, 2021

Claressa Shields had a lot of reasons to make the move from boxing to mixed martial arts with her first professional fight now just a matter of days away.   Despite being a two-time Olympic gold medalist and a multi-time, multi-divis...

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Pursuit of fame and fortune drove world boxing champ Claressa Shields to MMA

June 4, 2021

“In women’s boxing, women don’t get paid that much,” Shields told MMA Fighting. “I’ve won every title you can think of, every last organization. Three-time division world champ, two-time undisputed champ at 154 and 160 [pounds]. I’ve held titles a...

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PFL 6 features Kayla Harrison, Fabricio Werdum bouts on June 25 card in Atlantic City

June 4, 2021

Kayla Harrison, the self-proclaimed "baddest woman" in mixed martial arts, will return to action against Cindy Dandois in the main event of PFL 6 in Atlantic City.   PFL officials announced the league's next round of heavyweight and...

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US boxing phenom Claressa Shields will likely put on a show in her high-stakes MMA debut, a top analyst says

May 25, 2021

American boxer Claressa Shields is capable of putting on a show in her upcoming MMA debut at a Professional Fighters League event inside the Ocean Casino Resort, Atlantic City.   That's according to a PFL analyst and commentator Kenn...

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‘In your dreams’: Boxing multiweight champion Claressa Shields warns MMA debut opponent Elkin over threats of a quick submission

May 23, 2021

Boxing sensation Claressa Shields, who is about to cross over to MMA, has hit out at her first octagon rival Brittney Elkin and laughed off claims that she will submit Shields on her Professional Fighters League debut next month. Supr...

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