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Everything you need to know ahead of the PFL playoffs

October is a make-or-break month for the 44 fighters still in contention for $1 million paydays in the PFL’s six divisions. Here’s an in-depth primer on the PFL playoffs. …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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Chris Curtis aims to save PFL 'from having a boring champion,' win Magomedkerimov rematch

LAS VEGAS – Chris Curtis went into his fight with Magomed Magomedkerimov very confident but wasn’t able to get the job done.
Magomedkerimov (25-5 MMA, 7-0 PFL) defeated Curtis (21-6 MMA, …read more

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Professional Fight League unveils 2019 PFL playoff fight cards

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first organization ever to present MMA through a Regular Season, Playoffs and Championship format, unveiled the fight cards for the 2019 PFL Playoffs, which …read more

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Why Ray Sefo believes Cris Cyborg chose Bellator over PFL

There were multiple bidders in play for Cris Cyborg’s services as a free agent. PFL was one of them.
The seasonal-based promotion would’ve benefitted enormously from Cyborg’s popularity. But PFL president …read more

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Posted on September 5, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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PFL announces 2019 playoff schedule, lineups

Kayla Harrison | Ryan Loco, PFL

The stage is set for the 2019 PFL playoffs.
Officials revealed the lineups for a trio of league events this October, which will decide …read more

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Posted on September 4, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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PFL 2019 playoffs set for three October events in Las Vegas

After four months of regular-season action, 44 fighters have carved out spots in the PFL Season 2 playoffs.
MMA Junkie has learned from PFL sources the company will hold a trio …read more

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Posted on September 4, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Canadians in Combat – September 2019

Top MMA News will be focusing exclusively on Canadian MMA and taking a step back from posting UFC, Bellator, PFL and other fight cards unless they take place in the …read more

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Posted on September 3, 2019, 11:16 am By
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PFL's Sarah Kaufman explains why not fighting was correct business, professional move

Sarah Kaufman advanced to the 2019 PFL lightweight tournament semifinals, notching nine points in the regular season.
But after picking up a first-round submission win in this year’s first PFL event, …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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PFL president Ray Sefo ‘absolutely’ interested in Cris Cyborg, Kayla Harrison welcomes the challenge

Esther Lin, MMA Fighting

Cris Cyborg is a free agent and the list of suitors ready to sign the former UFC champion continues to grow by the day.
Bellator president …read more

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Breaking down the PFL heavyweight and light heavyweight playoffs

When the PFL’s heavyweights and light heavyweights return to action on Oct. 31 in Las Vegas, each division will go from eight playoff competitors down to a championship fight. Here’s …read more

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Posted on August 12, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Sordi and Goltsov seal No. 1 seeds with dominant outings at PFL 6

Heavyweights and light heavyweights closed out the PFL’s regular season Thursday night, highlighted by a pair of stellar performances in a pair of fights between heavyweight and light heavyweight front-runners. …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 6:16 am By
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Jared Rosholt Edges Satoshi Ishii to Earn Spot in PFL Heavyweight Playoffs

Jared Rosholt badly needed a win in order to squeak into the Professional Fighters League’s heavyweight playoff bracket and in the main event of PFL 6: 2019 Regular Season. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

PFL 6 Highlights: Vinny Magalhaes Submits Rakim Cleveland Again

Vinny Magalhaes took on Rakim Cleveland for the second time and once again he scored a first-round submission. Having lost his opening PFL season two bout to Emiliano Sordi, Magalhaes …read more

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PFL 6 Highlights: Maxim Grishin Sleeps Mikhail Mokhnatkin

Maxim Grishin earned himself a spot in the PFL light heavyweight playoffs in emphatic fashion. Earlier tonight (Aug. 8), Grishin went one-on-one with Mikhail Mokhnatkin on the main card of …read more

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Posted on August 9, 2019, 3:46 am By
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Video: Maxim Grishin crushes Mikhail Mokhnatkin in 48 seconds with one-punch KO

Maxim Grushin (yellow shorts) lands a knockout blow on Mikhail Mokhnatkin at PFL 6 on Thursday | @ProFightLeague, Twitter

Heading into the PFL postseason, Maxim Grishin is rolling.
If there …read more

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PFL 6 Highlights: Emiliano Sordi Sleeps Bozigit Ataev

Emiliano Sordi was able to make short work of Bozigit Ataev. Earlier tonight (Aug. 8), Sordi and Ataev shared the cage on the preliminary portion of PFL 6, 2019. Sordi …read more

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PFL 2019, Week 6: Rosholt vs. Ishii results and discussion

Ryan Loco

Get results right here for week six of season two of the Professional Fighters League. The second season of the Professional Fighters League concludes its regular season …read more

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PFL 6 Results: Ishii vs. Rosholt

Satoshi Ishii (pictured) fights Jared Rosholt in the heavyweight main event of PFL 6 in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on Thursday | KSW

MMA Fighting has PFL 6 results …read more

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PFL 2019 Week 6 preview

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Atlantic City might not be handle all the weight fromm the big boy divisions getting down this Thursday for the regular season finale. PFL’s regular season comes to …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 8:16 pm By
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PFL president Ray Sefo addresses weight-cutting issues plaguing the league in season 2 

Ronny Markes | World Series of Fighting

The Professional Fighters League playoffs will be set following Thursday night’s event featuring heavyweight and light heavyweight fighters but another bout was …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 6:16 pm By
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PFL 2019, Week 6 live results ( 8 p.m. ET)

PFL returns Thursday night for its final event of the regular season ahead of this fall’s playoffs.
PFL 2019, Week 6 takes place at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. …read more

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Kelvin Tiller doesn’t care how he gets the win in PFL 6 main event

When it comes to his PFL season opening win over Mo De’Reese this past June, heavyweight Kelvin Tiller knew what kind of fight he was expecting going in.
According to Tiller, …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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'Harder to get out than ASAP Rocky': Adam Hunter roasts the fight card ahead of PFL 6

It’s Thursday, and here at The Blue Corner that means it’s PFL day. And this week it’s time for the heavy artillery to take center stage at PFL 6 in …read more

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Posted on August 8, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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Amid perceptions of favoritism, PFL makes nice with top MMA managers

Over the past several months, executives from the Professional Fighters League have pulled aside several high-profile MMA managers to make nice.

The executives – CEO Peter Murray, executive VP business affairs …read more

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Ronny Markes misses weight, but others on mark for PFL 2019, Week 6

Weigh-ins for Week 6 of the PFL’s second season went off mostly without a hitch.
After a trio of misses forced a last-minute scramble of matchups at Week 5, one bout …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 11:46 pm By
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PFL 6 weigh-in results: Miss forces Ronny Markes out of competition

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Thursday’s Professional Fighters League regular season finale has hit a snag.
Ronny Markes failed to beat the scale at Wednesday’s weigh-ins for his light heavyweight bout …read more

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PFL 6 Weigh-in Results: Ronny Markes Disqualified from Season After Missing Weight

PFL 6: 2019 Regular Season is down to 12 bouts after Ronny Markes missed weight for his proposed 205-pound clash with Dan Spohn. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Jared Rosholt is first and foremost looking for the win at PFL 6

Looking back on his PFL season opening loss to Denis Goltsov in June, heavyweight Jared Rosholt admitted he played too much into his opponent’s strength and it cost him the …read more

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Kayla Harrison: ‘I’m gonna beat Cris Cyborg if she comes to the PFL’

Ryan Loco

Kayla Harrison is inviting Cris Cyborg to PFL with open arms and closed fists. Female fighters from every major promotion are chomping at the bit to …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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PFL's Kelvin Tiller doubles down with second shot at $1 million

After a first-round playoff exit as the No. 2 seed in 2018, “The Mama’s Boy” is again making noise as he aims for the PFL’s top prize. …read more

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Posted on August 7, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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Kayla Harrison Wants Pressure of ‘Cyborg’ Fight, Urges Ex-Champ to Sign with PFL

Cristiane Justino is the top free agent available and many promotions are after her. Count Kayla Harrison among those recruiting her to the Professional Fighters League. …read more

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PFL’s Harrison Wants To Run On Cyborg ...

Photo courtesy of @criscyborg

Time to make the donuts …
It looks like former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women’s Featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg, has landed on her feet after her …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2019, 2:46 pm By
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Kayla Harrison Says She’d Beat Cris Cyborg If She Signs With PFL

Kayla Harrison would welcome Cris Cyborg to PFL and believes she’d hand her just her second loss post-2005. Harrison is widely considered to be one of the top female fighters …read more

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Posted on August 6, 2019, 2:16 pm By
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Yves Edwards says reason Cris Cyborg should consider PFL is simple: $1 million

Cris Cyborg’s free agency has perhaps been the biggest topic of the past week in MMA.
Many are wondering where she’s going to end up next. After UFC president Dana White …read more

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Posted on August 5, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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What to watch for at PFL 6

Top heavyweights Kelvin Tiller and Denis Goltsov close out PFL 6, but a lot of eyes will also be on Umar Nurmagomedov’s PFL debut. Here’s everything you need to know …read more

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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2975 with Yves Edwards, Scott Kent, Nolan King

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with special guests Yves Edwards, Scott Kent, and Nolan King.
Former lightweight standout and current PFL analyst Edwards talked about next …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here at 8 p.m. ET with Yves Edwards, Scott Kent, Nolan King

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. (5 PT) with guests Yves Edwards, Scott Kent, and Nolan King.
Edwards, the former lightweight standout, will discuss next week’s PFL 2019, …read more

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Posted on August 3, 2019, 12:16 am By
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UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture weighs in on Cris Cyborg's next move

One million dollars could be a great incentive for Cris Cyborg to make a change.
UFC Hall of Famer and PFL commentator Randy Couture said the former featherweight champ has “a …read more

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Canadians in Combat – August 2019

Top MMA News will be focusing exclusively on Canadian MMA and taking a step back from posting UFC, Bellator, PFL and other fight cards unless they take place in the …read more

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Posted on August 1, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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PFL signee Brendan Loughnane: ‘I still like’ Dana White despite Contender Series snub

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Brendan Loughnane insists he holds no grudges despite him not being offered a contract by Dana White after a dominant decision win over Bill Algeo in …read more

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Breaking down the PFL lightweight and featherweight playoff brackets

The bracket for the PFL’s lightweight and featherweight divisions are now set. How could the postseason play out? We break down every matchup. …read more

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Posted on July 29, 2019, 1:46 pm By
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What we learned at PFL 5: Chris Wade finally snaps his Russian losing streak

A deeper look into PFL 5, on a night when the defending PFL champions at featherweight and lightweight locked up No. 1 playoff seeds and Chris Wade ended his losing …read more

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Posted on July 26, 2019, 5:46 am By
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PFL 5 results: Chris Wade, Lance Palmer win as playoff positions are set

Ryan Loco

The playoffs in the lightweight and featherweight divisions are now set following 10 fights taking place at PFL 5 on Thursday night from Atlantic City.
At the top …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Chris Wade Ends Slump Against Russians, Topples Akhmed Aliev in PFL 5 Main Event

Chris Wade was tired of losing to Russians, so he did something about it at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. …read more

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PFL 5 results and analysis: Natan Schulte claims top seed for playoffs

The PFL’s featherweights and lightweights, including defending champions Lance Palmer and Natan Schulte, vie for playoff spots and positioning at PFL 5 in Atlantic City. …read more

Source:: ESPN

PFL 5 Highlights: Lance Palmer Mauls Luis Rafael Laurentino

Lance Palmer once again proved he’s the gold standard in PFL’s featherweight division. Earlier tonight (July 25), Palmer and Luis Rafael Laurentino shared the cage in the co-main event of …read more

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Posted on July 26, 2019, 3:16 am By
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PFL 5 Highlights: Alex Gilpin Chokes Out Freddy Assuncao

It didn’t take long for Alex Gilpin to put Freddy Assuncao to sleep. Gilpin and Assuncao competed on the second main card fight of PFL 5, 2019. Gilpin sat at …read more

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