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Video: PFL reporter Caroline Pearce demonstrates how Olympic power lift exercises benefit fighters

As a former athlete with degrees in both sports science, as well as physiology and nutrition, PFL reporter Caroline Pearce knows what it takes to stay in shape and how …read more

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Video: PFL reporter Caroline Pearce demonstrates how power plate exercises benefit fighters

As a former athlete with degrees in both sports science, as well as physiology and nutrition, PFL reporter Caroline Pearce knows what it takes to stay in shape and how …read more

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Kayla Harrison gets PFL contract extension plus addition of lightweight division in 2019

When it comes to prospects in MMA, there really aren’t any others quite like two-time Olympic gold medalist in Judo, Kayla Harrison.
Since making her MMA debut in June for the …read more

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Posted on September 19, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Kayla Harrison signs on for PFL women's lightweight tournament in 2019

PFL will expand its operation in 2019 with an inaugural women’s lightweight tournament that will include its biggest female star, Kayla Harrison.
Harrison (2-0), a two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo, …read more

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PFL adding new weight class in 2019

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison will fight in the Professional Fighters League’s newly created 155-pound women’s division in 2019. …read more

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Video: PFL reporter Caroline Pearce demonstrates how box jump exercises benefit fighters

As a former athlete with degrees in both sports science, as well as physiology and nutrition, PFL reporter Caroline Pearce knows what it takes to stay in shape and how …read more

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Video: PFL reporter Caroline Pearce demonstrates how mini-band exercises benefit fighters

As a former athlete with degrees in both sports science, as well as physiology and nutrition, PFL reporter Caroline Pearce knows what it takes to stay in shape and how …read more

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Video: PFL reporter Caroline Pearce demonstrates how battle ropes workout benefits fighters

As a former athlete with degrees in both sports science, as well as physiology and nutrition, PFL reporter Caroline Pearce knows what it takes to stay in shape and how …read more

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Posted on September 18, 2018, 12:46 am By
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PFL 8 to Feature Featherweight, Heavyweight Playoffs in New Orleans on Oct. 5

The Professional Fighters League playoffs will begin with featherweight and heavyweight quarterfinal and semifinal bouts in New Orleans on Oct. 5. …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Heavyweight, featherweight playoffs set for PFL 8 in New Orleans

The Professional Fighters League cage will travel to New Orleans for the first time on Oct. 5, as PFL 8 crowns finalists for two divisions at the Ernest N. Morial …read more

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Posted on September 11, 2018, 3:16 am By
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Injured PFL fighter Leroy Johnson able to stand after spinal surgery

Leroy Johnson is showing signs of recovery after suffering a spinal injury at PFL 7.
A statement was issued Friday on Facebook by Kaitlyn Leask, Johnson’s fiancee, and she wrote that …read more

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Posted on September 8, 2018, 1:16 am By
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PFL $1 million tournament matchups, dates confirmed

The first season of the Professional Fighters League has now reached the playoffs. With the Professional Fighters League regular season officially wrapped up as of Thursday night, attention can be …read more

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PFL fighters undergoes emergency surgery following KO loss

LeRoy Johnson was on the canvas for seven minutes after he was brutally knocked out by Muhammed De’Reese at PFL 7 in Atlantic City. The regular season finale of the …read more

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PFL Fighter LeRoy Johnson Remains Hospitalized Following Surgery After Brutal Knockout

Heavyweight fighter LeRoy Johnson remains hospitalized on Friday after undergoing emergency surgery following a brutal knockout suffered at PFL 7 in New Jersey.
Johnson fell face first into the canvas after …read more

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Manager: LeRoy Johnson required emergency vertebrae surgery after frightening KO at PFL 7

LeRoy Johnson suffered a significant injury at PFL 7 that required emergency neck surgery.
Johnson (8-3), who suffered a frightening first-round knockout loss against Muhammed DeReese (6-0) on Thursday’s fight card, …read more

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Playoff matchups set for PFL's first season of $1 million winners

The playoffs are set for the Professional Fighters League’s first season.
The playoffs will take place over three separate events in October – and fighters will have to win two fights …read more

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Smealinho Rama Secures Playoff Spot In Night of Finishes at PFL 7

Professional Fighters League held their final regular season event on Thursday at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Several fighters needed finishes to advance to the playoffs including …read more

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Smealinho Rama Outslugs Jamie Abdallah in PFL 7 Headliner to Earn Playoffs Spot

It took a little bit of calculating and some controversy, but Smealinho Rama earned a spot in the 2018 Professional Fighters League playoffs. …read more

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PFL 7 results: Smealinho Rama sneaks into inaugural playoffs with win over Jamie Abdallah

Smealinho Rama needed a second-round stoppage or better in the main event of PFL 7 to sneak into the promotion’s inaugural light heavyweight playoffs.
Through luck and a little bit …read more

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PFL 7 results and highlights: Bezerra KO’s Idrisov with flying knee

Check out the results and highlights from PFL’s seventh event of the 2018 season, including several savage stoppages. The seventh and final week of PFL’s 2018 regular season just …read more

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LeRoy Johnson was down for a scary-long time after taking faceplant KO at PFL 7

The first fight of the night at PFL 7 featured one of the best – and scariest – knockouts of the month.
Muhammed DeReese (6-0) put LeRoy Johnson (8-3) down and …read more

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Video: Muhammed De’Reese scores thunderous faceplant KO at PFL 7

Muhammed De’Reese made up for lost time.
Competing for the first time since a 2016 exhibition loss on The Ultimate Fighter 23, “Da Beast” scored a thunderous first-round knockout over fellow …read more

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PFL 7 live results, updates (6 p.m. ET)

PFL 7 takes place today at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. The event’s main card airs live on NBCSN following prelims on Facebook Live.
But you can get live …read more

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PFL 7: Rama vs Abdallah live results and discussion

Watch and discuss the regular season finale of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 6:30 PM ET/3:30 PM PT on Thursday, August 30th. The final …read more

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PFL 7 Results: Rama vs. Abdallah

MMA Fighting has PFL 7 results for the Rama vs. Abdallah fight card Thursday night at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
In the main event, Smealinho Rama and …read more

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PFL 7 Live Results Tonight (Aug. 30)

MMANews.com is the place to be for some live PFL 7 results (see PFL 6 results here) Tonight (Aug. 30), PFL 7 takes place inside the Ocean Resort Casino in …read more

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PFL 2018 Week #7 Preview

The last PFL event of the season provides a final opportunity to break into the playoffs. The final show of the inaugural PFL season kicks off tonight, this time featuring …read more

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PFL 7 co-main breakdown: Sean O'Connell vs. Bazigit Ataev could be slugfest

The PFL’s regular season concludes Thursday night with PFL 7, and it features a co-headliner between light heavyweights Sean O’Connell and Bazigit Ataev.
O’Connell (18-9) picked up five points in his …read more

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MMA Vivi - PFL 2018: Final regular season event

Zane Simon, Victor Rodriguez, & Eddie Mercado return to breakdown this week’s PFL event in Atlantic City, NJ. With picks and odds for every bout on the card. The PFL …read more

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High misses weight, Case gets PFL playoff spot by default

The PFL lightweight tournament has another twist in the tale. The Professional Fighters League regular season finale is this Thursday, and the lightweight division has gone a bit topsy-turvy over …read more

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Johnny Case makes playoffs after Jason High misses weight for PFL 7

Jason High hit the scales for his PFL 7 lightweight bout with Johnny Case at 160.2 pounds, which saw him removed from the season and the contest, which was set …read more

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Posted on August 29, 2018, 11:17 pm By
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PFL 7 Weigh-ins: Jason High Misses Weight, Pulled from Season 1

Jason High’s nightmare Professional Fighters League campaign continued on Wednesday. …read more

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PFL 7 main-event breakdown: Smealinho Rama vs. Jamie Abdallah promises chaos

The PFL’s regular season concludes Thursday night with PFL 7 and a headliner that features two light heavyweights in a pressure situation as Smealinho Rama meets Jamie Abdallah.
Neither Rama (10-4) …read more

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Video: Watch today's PFL 7 ceremonial weigh-ins live on MMAjunkie at 4 p.m. ET

PFL 7 ceremonial fighter weigh-ins take place today, and you can catch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie at 4 p.m. ET (1 p.m. PT).
The weigh-ins …read more

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PFL 7 weigh-in video

MMA Fighting has PFL 7 weigh-in video Wednesday afternoon, and the video can be seen below at 4 p.m. ET. PFL 7 is set for Thursday at Ocean Resort Casino …read more

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4 reasons to watch PFL 7 with final chances to make the playoffs

The PFL’s regular season concludes Thursday in Atlantic City, N.J. There are a handful of fighters competing on PFL 7 who are in desperate need of points if they want …read more

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Jason High misses weight for PFL 7 vs. Johnny Case, who qualifies for playoffs after cancellation

Johnny Case will get all of his PFL 7 money and a spot in the PFL playoffs without throwing a punch.
The PFL canceled Case’s (23-6) bout with Jason High today …read more

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Perpetually busy Sean O'Connell ready for another night of multitasking at PFL 7

Sean O’Connell has a bunch of work ahead of him Thursday night, and one part of it even involves fighting.
O’Connell (18-9) already has clinched a spot in the light heavyweight …read more

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Brian Foster and Ramsey Nijem are withdrawn from the PFL playoffs

The two former UFC fighters have been taken out of the PFL playoff picture, and will be potentially replaced by two other former UFC fighters. The Professional Fighters League (formerly …read more

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Foster, Nijem forced to withdraw from 2018 PFL season, Case vs. High to determine final lightweight playoff spot

Brian Foster and Ramsey Nijem are out of the 2018 Professional Fighters League playoff picture, opening the door for two unlikely candidates to claim a postseason spot.
MMA Fighting confirmed with …read more

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PFL 7 finalized with Smealinho Rama vs. Jamie Abdallah headliner

The PFL’s next trip to New Jersey is finalized with a five-bout main card.
Headlining the event is a light heavyweight bout between Smealinho Rama and Jamie Abdallah, who both look …read more

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As a fellow Judoka in MMA, Kayla Harrison wants to learn from Ronda Rousey’s career

When it comes to prospects in MMA right now, there are few if any better than the highly touted PFL lightweight Kayla Harrison.
Instantly upon entering the MMA world, Harrison became …read more

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Joao Zeferino Fought Through Illness at PFL 6

Joao Zeferino won at PFL 6 and with the action leading up to the submission that won him the fight it did not seem like anything was wrong. Little …read more

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Posted on August 18, 2018, 6:16 pm By
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PFL to return to D.C. for playoff semifinals

One date has been set for the Professional Fighters League playoffs.
Three months after its last trip to Washington, D.C., the PFL is returning to the nation’s capital on Oct. 20 …read more

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Ray Cooper III Evaporates Pavel Kusch in PFL 6 Headliner

Ray Cooper III proved to be the far superior welterweight when he torched Pavel Kusch in the main event of PFL 6 on Thursday night inside Ocean Resort Casino in …read more

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PFL 6 results and highlights: Harrison wins again, Cooper crushes Kusch

Check out the results and highlights from PFL’s sixth event of the 2018 season, where Olympic gold medalist Judoka Kayla Harrison won her second pro fight with a third round …read more

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PFL 6 results: Raymond Cooper III snags No. 1 seed with 18-second TKO

Raymond Cooper III is for real.
The 25-year-old Hawaiian was hard-pressed to top his impressive finish of veteran Jake Shields that happened just a month ago, but Cooper (15-5) topped that …read more

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Twitter reacts to Kayla Harrison's dominant TKO in second MMA fight at PFL 6

Kayla Harrison continued the positive start to her MMA career on Thursday when she defeated Jozette Cotton at PFL 6.
Harrison (2-0), a two time Olympic gold medalist in judo, made …read more

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PFL 6 Live Results Tonight (Aug. 16)

The time has arrived for some live PFL 6 results (see PFL 5 results here). Tonight (Aug. 16), PFL 6 takes place inside the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic …read more

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PFL 6: Cooper III vs. Kusch live stream online

Watch the PFL 6 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card live now.
The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows:
Undercard (Facebook at 7 …read more

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PFL 6: Cooper vs. Kusch live results and discussion

Watch and discuss the sixth week of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 6:30 PM ET/3:30 PM PT on Thursday, August 16th. The penultimate week …read more

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PFL 6 results: Cooper III vs. Kusch

MMA Fighting has PFL 6 results for the Cooper III vs. Kusch fight card Thursday night at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.
In the main event, Ray Cooper …read more

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PFL 6 live results (7 p.m. ET)

PFL fighters’ push toward a potential $1 million postseason payout continues tonight with more regular-season action at PFL 6.
PFL 6 takes place tonight at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, …read more

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PFL 2018 Week #6 Preview: Kayla Harrison returns, UFC vets Shields, Doomsday, Story featured

PFL heads to Atlantic city as they head for the homestretch of their 2018 season. Professional Fighters League is almost ending its current regular season, and this week, they head …read more

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MMA Vivi - Bellator 204 & PFL 2018 #6

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to break down this week’s cards for Bellator and the PFL. With odds & analysis for bouts up and down each event. …read more

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PFL 6 weigh-in results: Ray Cooper III, Pavlo Kusch official for main event

The weigh-ins are in the books for PFL 6, and a dozen fights are official for Thursday in New Jersey.
PFL 6 takes place Thursday at Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic …read more

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5 reasons to watch PFL 6: Will Ray Cooper III blast his way into playoffs?

Ray Cooper III headlined the PFL 3 card in July, but it’s safe to say that most fans were interested in Cooper’s opponent at that event.
Cooper faced two-time WSOF title …read more

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PFL 6 Weigh-in Live Results Today (Aug. 15) at 1 p.m. ET

The PFL 6 weigh-in results will be coming at you live. Today (Aug. 15), the PFL 6 weigh-ins will take place in Atlantic City, New Jersey. All fighters on tomorrow …read more

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PFL 6 weigh-in video

MMA Fighting has PFL 6 weigh-in video Wednesday afternoon, and the video can be seen below at 1 p.m. ET. PFL 6 is set for Thursday at Ocean Resort Casino …read more

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Posted on August 15, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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After avenging father’s loss to Jake Shields, Ray Cooper III wants to rule PFL

When the PFL was first conceived, Jake Shields looked as though he’d found the perfect organization to carry out the what was left of his MMA career. Not only was …read more

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Jake Shields Considering Retirement if he Loses at PFL 6

Jake Shields may walk away from the sport of mixed martial arts if he loses this Thursday night (Aug. 16). Shields is coming off a stunning second-round TKO loss to …read more

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Joao Zeferino not taking playoffs for granted ahead of PFL 6 bout vs. Yuri Villefort

After a quick win in his first fight of the season at PFL 3 in July, Joao Zeferino has his foot in the door for the playoffs this fall.
But Zeferino …read more

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John Howard on PFL 6 Fight with Bruno Santos: ‘It’s Going to Be Two Bulls Coming at Each Other’

Going through periods of inconsistency over the course of his 14-year MMA career, middleweight John Howard has been able to regain a bit of solidity of late with back-to-back wins …read more

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Ray Cooper Predicts First-Round Finish Over Pavel Kusch at PFL 6

Heading into his July PFL bout against Jake Shields, welterweight Ray Cooper III was undeniably an underdog, but managed to overcome that and pick up the biggest win of his …read more

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PFL President Carlos Silva on what $28 million investment means for promotion

A new $28 million investment will provide the PFL with “growth capital” as it heads toward its first postseason, according to president Carlos Silva.
The cash infusion, announced today as a …read more

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PFL’s new $28M investors include Kevin Hart, Mark Burnett, Tony Robbins

The Professional Fighters League has secured an additional $28 million in funding, the company announced Wednesday.
The Series B investment features a number of celebrity backers, including comedian Kevin Hart, TV …read more

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Missed Fists: Chris Wade gets some air at PFL 5, another edition of ‘Who Kicked It Better?’, more

Welcome to the latest edition of Missed Fists where Jed Meshew and Alexander K. Lee shine a light on fights from across the globe that may have been overlooked in …read more

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PFL 5 full results, highlights and standings: Brooks, Magalhaes, Schulte among winners

Last night, The Professional Fighters League (PFL) took over the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, New York with the action-packed PFL 5.
This card featured bouts in the lightweight …read more

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Vinny Magalhaes Clinches Top Light Heavyweight Playoff Spot at PFL 5

The PFL cage was at the famed Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday with PFL 5 featuring lightweights and light heavyweights looking to secure their spots in the …read more

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PFL 5 results: Vinny Magalhaes clinches top seed, Will Brooks makes playoffs

Natan Schulte is the PFL’s new lightweight leader after putting on an impressive performance Thursday.
The 26-year-old Brazilian took out veteran Jason High (21-8) with a first-round rear-naked choke submission in …read more

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Natan Schulte Puts Jason High to Sleep in PFL 5 Headliner

Natan Schulte dominated Jason High is every aspect of their lightweight battle until he put him to sleep in the first. …read more

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Ray Cooper III vs. Pavlo Kusch headlines PFL 6 in Atlantic City; Kayla Harrison returns

The full lineup is now set for PFL 6, which features the rebranded promotion’s first trip to Atlantic City and a welterweight headliner between Ray Cooper III and Pavel Kusch.
The …read more

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PFL 5 Live Results: Jason High vs. Natan Schulte

The time has arrived for some PFL 5 (see PFL 4 results here) action. Tonight (Aug. 2), PFL 5 takes place inside NYCB Live’s Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, NY. …read more

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PFL 5: High vs. Schulte live stream online

Watch the PFL 5 live stream online on MMA Fighting for the preliminary card live now.
The fight card for this portion of the event is as follows:
Undercard (Facebook at 7 …read more

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PFL 5 live results: Jason High seeks redemption against Natan Schulte

PFL fighters’ push toward a potential $1 million postseason payout continues tonight with more regular-season action at PFL 5.
The event features eight bouts after losing a welterweight fight between Efrain …read more

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PFL 5 results: High vs. Schulte

MMA Fighting has PFL 5 results for the High vs. Schulte fight card Thursday night at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.
In the main event, Jason High will square off against …read more

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PFL 5: High vs. Schulte live results and discussion

Watch and discuss the fifth week of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 6:45 PM ET/3:45 PM PT on Thursday, August 2nd. Week 5 of …read more

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PFL 2018 Week #5 preview: High vs. Schulte, Magalhaes vs. Halsey, more

Lightweight and light heavyweight are primed for the home stretch of the regular season. Just a few more events to go for the regular season of this year’s PFL …read more

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Robert Watley Expects ‘Chess Match’ Against Will Brooks at PFL 5

While some fighters have failed to find consistency with their careers, lightweight Robert Watley has been able to be fairly busy over the past couple years with a few different …read more

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Brandon Halsey Expects ‘Easiest Fight He’s Ever Had’ Against Vinny Magalhaes at PFL 5

Over the course of the past year, light-heavyweight Brandon Halsey has gone through both changes in promotion and changes in his training which has helped him get back on track …read more

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PFL 5 weigh-in video, results: Efrain Escudero misses again, removed from playoff contention

Efrain Escudero’s season is over.
The veteran lightweight failed to make the 155-pound weight limit for his matchup with Islam Mamedov at PFL 5 on Thursday at the Nassau Coliseum on …read more

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5 reasons to watch PFL 5: Desperation kicks in for some fighters

The PFL returns to Long Island for Thursday’s PFL 5 event.
This card originally was set to feature a main-event matchup between Brian Foster and Natan Schulte, but that bout was …read more

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PFL 5 Weigh-in Results: Efrain Escudero Has Another Scale Fail

The PFL 5 weigh-in results are in and we have one less fight. Tomorrow night (Aug. 2), PFL 5 goes down inside NYCB Live in Uniondale, New York. In the …read more

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PFL 5 now eight-bout fight card after Efrain Escudero badly misses weight

A fight between “The Ultimate Fighter 8” winner Efrain Escudero and Islam Mamedov is off Thursday’s PFL 5 card after Escudero badly missed weight.
Escudero (30-13) came in at 163.2 pounds, …read more

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PFL 5 Weigh-ins: Efrain Escudero Eliminated from Playoffs on the Scale

At least Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Efrain Escudero is consistent. …read more

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison books second MMA fight for PFL 6

Kayla Harrison’s MMA journey is set to continue next month.
Harrison (1-0), a two time Olympic gold medalist in judo, will compete in her second bout next month when she takes …read more

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PFL boss Carlos Silva recaps regular season ahead of PFL 5: 'I think the format's working'

There are bound to be some logistical challenges that come with putting on a live event every other week, but PFL President Carlos Silva is happy with how his team …read more

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Judo Gold Medalist Kayla Harrison Set for Second MMA Bout at PFL 6 on Aug. 16

Two-time Olympic judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison will make her sophomore mixed martial arts appearance at Professional Fighters League 6 on Aug. 16. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

PFL 5 gets new main event as Jason High replaces Brian Foster

Natan Schulte has a new opponent for his PFL 5 main event on Thursday.
The Brazilian lightweight, originally slated to face Brian Foster at the Nassau Coliseum in Long Island, NY, …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Jason High replaces Brian Foster in Thursday’s PFL 5 main event

Coming off a highly controversial loss, lightweight Jason High has stepped into the main event slot for this Thursday’s PFL card on Long Island. With the Professional Fighters League regular …read more

Source:: BloodyElbow

Jason High Replaces Brian Foster in PFL 5 Headliner

There has been a big change to the PFL 5 card as its lost the main event fight that pitted Brian Foster against Natan Schulte in a lightweight showdown. It …read more

Source:: MMANews

Brian Foster out, Jason High vs. Natan Schulte now headlines PFL 5 in New York

Brian Foster is out of Thursday’s PFL 5 main event, opening the door for Jason High.
Foster (28-10) was set to take on Natan Schulte (12-3) in the headliner. Instead, High …read more

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Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison returns at PFL 6

Professional Fighters League has found an opponent for Kayla Harrison’s second MMA bout.
Harrison, a two-time Olympic gold medalist in judo, meets lightweight Jozette Cotton in the main card portion of …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Sources: Harrison to fight Cotton at PFL 6

Two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison will face Jozette Cotton at PFL 6 on Aug. 16 in Atlantic City, N.J., multiple sources told ESPN. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2735 with Yves Edwards and Jay Hieron

Stream or download Friday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Yves Edwards and Jay Hieron.
UFC and PFL analyst Edwards, who is in Calgary for UFC on FOX 30 to corner …read more

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