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Olena Kolesnyk Wins 2nd Straight PFL Bout and Gets 1 Step Closer to a PFL Playoff Spot

July 1, 2022

We’re back for our 6th and final card of the PFL 2022 Regular Season!  To kick off the ESPN+ card, Olena Kolesnyk (6-4) meets Vanessa Melo (11-9) in a clash of Lightweights.   Kolesnyk started her season with a split decision win ove...

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Matheus Scheffel Dethrones Reigning Champion Bruno Cappelozza in Massive Upset

June 24, 2022

Main event time already! 2021 PFL Heavyweight World Champion Bruno Cappelozza (15-5) looks to keep his 5 fight win streak going against Matheus Scheffel (15-8).  Cappelozza won his first bout of the regular season in convincing fashion with a Quic...

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Stevie Ray Upsets Anthony Pettis With Ultra Rare Submission

June 24, 2022

Our sole Lightweight bout of the evening will see Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (25-12) take on Stevie Ray (23-10).  Pettis has already clinched a playoff spot but is still fighting for seeding, while Ray will need a finish in order to have any chance...

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Klidson Abreu Pulls Off a Stunning Upset to Keep Playoff Hopes Alive

June 24, 2022

In one of our most anticipated bouts of the evening, 2 fighters coming off wins in their 1st regular season bouts clash as 6’8” behemoth Renan “Problema” Ferreira (9-2) steps into the SmartCage to take on Klidson Abreu (16-5).   “La...

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Chris Wade TKO’s Kyle Bochniak to Secure Top Seed in PFL Playoffs

June 24, 2022

In what promises to be an action packed affair, Long Island’s Chris Wade (21-7) takes on fan favorite action fighter Kyle “Crash” Bochniak (11-6).  Last year’s Runner-Up at Featherweight, Wade has been in phenomenal form of late, opening his 2022...

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Ante Delija Advances to 2nd Consecutive PFL Playoffs

June 24, 2022

Since a broken leg in a 2015 fight in M-1, Mirko Cro Cop protégé Ante Delija (20-5) has lost only to 2021 PFL World Champion Bruno Cappelozza. Delija finished his first fight of the season in stunning fashion, knocking out Matheus Scheffel in the...

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Bubba Jenkins Showcases Improved Striking and Smothering Wrestling to Clinch a Spot in the PFL Playoffs

June 24, 2022

Coming off a successful 1st PFL campaign that saw him make the 2021 Playoffs and a dominant victory in his 1st regular season bout of this year, Bubba Jenkins (17-5) looks to clinch a playoff spot for the 2nd year in a row as he steps in the Smart...

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Dennis Goltsov Clinches a Spot in the PFL Playoffs With a Dominant Decision Win

June 24, 2022

Kicking off the ESPN card, PFL mainstay Dennis Goltsov (28-7) takes on league newcomer and UFC veteran Maurice Greene (10-6). Goltsov currently finds himself in 2nd place in the Heavyweight standings following an impressive 1st round TKO over Cody...

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Lance Palmer Snaps Losing Streak and Eliminates Sheymon Moraes from the Playoffs

June 24, 2022

After a dominant run that saw him win 11 straight fights and 2 PFL World Championships, Lance Palmer (22-6) finds himself in unfamiliar territory as he enters this bout coming off his 3rd consecutive loss and is looking at missing the PFL Playoffs...

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Juan Adams Impresses in PFL Debut

June 24, 2022

Our first Heavyweight bout of the night features UFC veteran and PFL newcomer Juan Adams (9-4) making his return to a major promotion after racking up 4 wins and 1 loss including a Heavyweight title in Fury FC.  Across the SmartCage will be anothe...

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Ryoji Kudo Clinches a PFL Playoff Spot With Monstrous Knockout

June 24, 2022

In another pivotal Featherweight clash, Alejandro “Gallito” Flores (21-3) carries 3 points and a 4 fight win streak into a clash with Ryoji Kudo (10-3-1).  Seeing as no fighter in the Featherweight division earned a finish in their first PFL Regul...

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Brendan Loughnane Grinds Out a Victory to Take 1st Place in the Featherweight Standings

June 24, 2022

Opening the PFL 5 ESPN+ Card,  2021 Semifinalist and fan favorite Brendan Loughnane (22-4) looks to secure his spot in the PFL Playoffs against newcomer Ago “The Bosnian Dragon” Huskic (8-4). Facing a win or go home scenario, Loughnane will need a...

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Alexander Martinez Wins a Thrilling Split Decision to Clinch a 2nd Straight PFL Playoff Berth

June 18, 2022

In the main event of the evening, a pair of 2021 PFL Semifinalists clash as “Cassius” Clay Collard (21-9) meets Alexander Martinez (9-2) in a bout that will see the winner clinch a playoff spot and the loser eliminated from contention.  

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Shoeface Clinches The #3 PFL Playoff Seed With Victory Over Bruce Souto

June 17, 2022

Always a fan favorite, reigning PFL Light Heavyweight World Champion Antonio Carlos Jr. (14-5), better known as “Shoeface”, looks to continue his dominant PFL run against Bruce Souto (15-4).  After the early bouts, Shoeface has officially clinched...

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Olivier Aubin-Mercier Dethrones Reigning Champ Raush Manfio

June 17, 2022

In a bout that feels like it could very easily have been for the PFL Lightweight World Championship, the War Horse and reigning champ Raush Manfio (16-3) takes on “The Canadian Gangster” Olivier Aubin-Mercier (14-5).  Both fighters carry win strea...

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Jeremy Stephens Wins a Razor Close Split Decision to Keep His Playoff Hopes Alive

June 17, 2022

The ESPN Main Card kicks off with one of the most compelling bouts of the evening, “Lil’ Heathen” Jeremy Stephens (28-20) clashes with Myles Price (11-8) in yet another playoff eliminator.  Both men come into this fight following losses in their r...

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Omari Akhmedov Clinches a Playoff Spot With a Decisive Submission Victory

June 17, 2022

Omari Akhmedov (22-7-1) enters this bout following a dominant PFL Regular Season debut wherein he knocked out Viktor Pesta in under 90 seconds, earning 6 points and a top spot in the light heavyweight standings. His opponent, Teodoras Aukstuolis (...

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Natan Schulte Avenges a Loss And Enters the Playoff Picture With a Unanimous Decision Over Marcin Held

June 17, 2022

In a rematch of one of the most shocking upsets of the 2021 PFL season, 2 time PFL World Champion Natan Schulte (21-5-1) takes on Marcin Held (27-8) in a lightweight playoff elimination bout.  Interestingly, Schulte comes in as a slight -185 favor...

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Delan Monte Upsets Emiliano Sordi With a Stunning TKO

June 17, 2022

In our 2nd playoff eliminator of the evening, 2019 PFL Light Heavyweight World Champion Emiliano Sordi (23-10) looks to get back in the win column after dropping his first bout of the 2022 regular season when he was TKO’d by alternate Cory Hendric...

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Rob Wilkinson Clinches a Playoff Spot With His Second Knockout of the Season

June 17, 2022

Continuing the action at light heavyweight, Rob Wilkinson (14-2) meets Viktor Pesta (18-7) in a battle of 2 well credentialed finishers.  The 2 fighters come into this bout following very different results in their respective opening fights of the...

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