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Andre Harrison not worried about Movlid Khaibulaev's flying knee going into PFL 5

Flying knees appear to be the recent weapon of choice for combat wrestlers.
Andre Harrison’s opponent Thursday at PFL 5, Movlid Khaibulaev, is coming off a 10-second knockout of Damon Jackson …read more

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What to watch for at PFL 5

Defending champions Natan Schulte and Lance Palmer look to continue their runs to a repeat, but first they and the lightweight and featherweight divisions vie for playoff spots at PFL …read more

Source:: ESPN

PFL playoffs: Bracket breakdowns at welterweight, women's lightweight

Two of the six PFL playoff brackets are set, with some intriguing matchups. Marc Raimondi takes a look at where things go from here. …read more

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What we learned at PFL 4

Marc Raimondi and Myron Medcalf break down the biggest stories coming out of PFL 4, a night that featured a staggering series of finishes. …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Magomed Magomedkerimov Dominates Chris Curtis in PFL 4: 2019 Regular Season Main Event

Magomed Magomedkerimov won the 2018 Professional Fighters League welterweight tournament and he’s well on his way to replicating the feat this year. …read more

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PFL 4 results: Magomed Magomedkerimov, Kayla Harrison clinch high playoff seeds

Magomed Magomedkerimov is rounding into championship shape.
The winner of last season’s welterweight tournament, Magomedkerimov (25-5) used his dominant grappling to secure a unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) win over Chris …read more

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PFL 4: Playoff format fuels deluge of first-round finishes

Five out of the eight fights at PFL 4 ended in the first round, dramatically altering the playoff brackets for the welterweights and women’s lightweights. Pre-tournament favorites Kayla Harrison and …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 3:16 am By
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PFL 4 results: Kayla Harrison uses key lock to make short work of Morgan Frier

Kayla Harrison continued her seemingly inexorable march towards the PFL’s inaugural women’s lightweight championship.
The two-time Olympic gold medal winning judoka was heavily favored going into Thursday’s co-main event meeting with …read more

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PFL 4 Highlights: Kayla Harrison Submits Morgan Frier

Kayla Harrison kept her perfect professional mixed martial arts record intact tonight (July 11). Harrison took on Morgan Frier in the co-main event of PFL 2019, Week 4. Harrison was …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 2:16 am By
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PFL 4 video: John Howard puts Ray Cooper III away with punches in first round

John Howard needed a big finish to guarantee himself a spot in the PFL playoffs.
He got it.
The 15-year veteran was matched up with 2018 breakout star Ray Cooper III in …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 1:46 am By
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PFL 4 Highlights: John Howard Earns Upset Finish Over Ray Cooper III

The main card of PFL 2019, Week 4 began with a stunning knockout courtesy of John Howard. Howard vs. Ray Cooper III got the main card of PFL 4, season …read more

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Posted on July 12, 2019, 1:16 am By
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PFL 4 live results and analysis

The PFL’s welterweight and women’s lightweight divisions are back in action Thursday night in Atlantic City, with eight fights set to determine the playoff brackets for both groups. Follow along …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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PFL 2019, Week 4 Iive results

The PFL’s 2019 season returns to action Thursday night and MMA Junkie will have all the news as the night develops.
PFL 2019, Week 4 takes place at Ocean Casino Resort …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 9:46 pm By
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PFL 2019, Week 4 results and discussion

Get results right here for week three of season two of the Professional Fighters League. The second season of the Professional Fighters League rolls on, as tonight (July 11th) sees …read more

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PFL preview - Kaufman’s fight cancelled, Kayla Harrison returns

The tournament series returns to Atlantic City with Olympian Kayla Harrison looking to right some wrongs. PFL graces our screens again this week, with a set of men’s welterweights and …read more

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Chris Curtis more than ready for champion Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL 4

When it comes to the first half of his 2019, it has been business as usual for welterweight Chris Curtis.
Having gone undefeated since 2016, Curtis has been able to continue …read more

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Sean O'Connell: Curtis beating Magomedkerimov would be 'statement win' of PFL season

After amassing a 2-5 record in the UFC and dropping his last three in a row, it seemed like Sean O’Connell was going to walk away from the sport empty …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Chris Curtis says he's 'hands down' best PFL welterweight heading into Magomedkerimov fight

After failing to secure a contract on Dana White’s Contender Series, Chris Curtis now has his eyes on the PFL’s $1 million dollar prize.
On Thursday, Curtis takes on reigning welterweight …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Fighters break down optimal strategies to secure spots in PFL playoffs

In the second round of the Professional Fighters League’s regular season, some fighters must earn enough points to make the playoffs while others will try to pad their scores for …read more

Source:: ESPN

Bobbi-Jo Dalziel focused on one fight at at time heading into PFL 4

When it comes to her 2019, lightweight Bobbi-Jo Dalziel has been able to continue on the kind of success she had built her first couple years of fighting before taking …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2019, 4:16 am By
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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here at 8 p.m. ET with Sean O'Connell, Jhenny Andrade, Chris Curtis, Sadibou Sy

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET with guests Sean O’Connell, Jhenny Andrade, Chris Curtis and Sadibou Sy.
O’Connell, who is the play-by-play commentator for PFL and also …read more

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Kamaka, Samad lose bouts after missing weight

Zane Kamaka and Roberta Samad each missed weight ahead of their second fights of the PFL 2019 season and their respective bouts were called off as a result. …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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PFL 2019, Week 4 weigh-in results: Two bouts scratched, one fighter DQ'd from league

Official weigh-ins for PFL 2019, Week 4 took place Wednesday in New Jersey, but the proceedings were far from smooth.
PFL 2019, Week 4 takes place Thursday at Ocean Casino Resort …read more

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Sarah Kaufman Advances To PFL 2019 Playoffs After Opponent Misses Weight

Sarah Kaufman will move on to the PFL 2019 playoffs without having to compete tomorrow night (July 11). Kaufman was scheduled to take on Roberta Samad on the main card …read more

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PFL 15 weigh-in results: Roberta Samad, Zane Kamaka see fights canceled after coming in heavy

The PFL 15 headliners are set, but the card has taken a couple of hits.
Two bouts have been removed from Thursday’s card, which takes place at Ocean Casino Resort in …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Ray Cooper III looks for another welterweight final slot heading into PFL 4 opposite John Howard

Looking back on his win over Zake Kamaka at the first PFL event of 2019 in May, welterweight Ray Cooper III feels that the bout played out about as well …read more

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PFL 2019, Week 4: Sarah Kaufman gets playoff birth after fight canceled

Sarah Kaufman has locked up a spot in the PFL 2019 playoffs – and she only had to fight once to get there.
Kaufman (21-4), who was scheduled to fight on …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2019, 9:16 pm By
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Stream or download MMA Junkie Radio #2957 with Randy Couture

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMA Junkie Radio with very special guest Randy Couture.
Couture, the legendary UFC Hall of Famer and current PFL broadcaster, talked about how the PFL …read more

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Posted on July 10, 2019, 4:46 pm By
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What to watch for at PFL 4: Another test for Kayla Harrison

As the second half of the Professional Fighters League’s regular season kicks off, a look at the biggest stories to watch at PFL 4, including Kayla Harrison’s push for a …read more

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Trio of PFL playoff events to take place in Las Vegas in October

The Professional Fighters League is bringing its playoffs to the fight capital of the world.
Officials announced Tuesday that the league’s upcoming playoff events will take place over the course of …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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Three 2019 PFL playoff events set for October in Las Vegas

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The Professional Fighters League’s second season has set the dates for its 2019 playoffs, and for the first time …read more

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PFL 2019 playoffs are headed to Las Vegas

The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the first organization ever to present MMA through a Regular Season, Playoffs and Championship format, on Tuesday announced the 2019 Playoffs will take place October …read more

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Posted on July 2, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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PFL playoffs to be held in Vegas, begin in Oct.

In advancing to the men’s Professional Fighters League finals, fighters will need to win two bouts in a single night. …read more

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Canadians in Combat – July 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 July 2, 2019, 1:16 pm By
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Sarah Kaufman feels Kayla Harrison gets ‘preferential treatment’

Kayla Harrison is considered to be the most popular star in PFL and Sarah Kaufman believes there is some special treatment going on.
Harrison is a judo Olympic gold medalist, who …read more

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Sarah Kaufman says $1 million opportunity at PFL could finally let her focus full-time on fighting

Throughout her MMA career, Sarah Kaufman has found it difficult to focus full-time on fighting.
Currently teaching kids at Zuma Martial Arts in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada, Kaufman has needed a …read more

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Posted on July 1, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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The Pull No Punches Podcast 24 - Jeremy Kennedy Talks ‘JBC’ Nickname, PFL, UFC & More

Your hosts Shak Mahjouri & former UFC fighter, Kajan Johnson are here each week on Saturday’s at 2pm CST as “MMA’s most colorful and entertaining personalities”. They will present you …read more

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Watch MMA Junkie Radio here at 8 p.m. ET with Sarah Kaufman, Mike Afromowitz

MMA Junkie Radio kicks off tonight at 8 p.m. ET with special guests Sarah Kaufman and Mike Afromowitz.
Kaufman, the former Strikeforce bantamweight champion, is now competing in the PFL’s lightweight …read more

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PFL stats that surprise, including Viktor Nemkov's 30 mph punch

From Viktor Nemkov’s punching speed, to highlight reel knockouts by Movlid Khaybulaev, these key stats tell a story about the first three events of the PFL season. …read more

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Kelvin Tiller vs. Denis Goltsov to headline PFL 17, full card announced

Top-seeded heavyweights Kelvin Tiller and Denis Goltsov will meet in the main event of PFL 17.
On Thursday, the Professional Fighters League released the lineup for its 12-fight card scheduled to …read more

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Heavyweight, light heavyweight matchups set for PFL 2019, Week 6 in Atlantic City

The second rounds of the PFL heavyweight and light heavyweight tournaments are set.
The sixth installment of PFL’s 2019 season will take place Thursday, Aug. 8, at Ocean Casino Resort in …read more

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What to watch for in the PFL's second round of fights

As fighters jockey for spots in the PFL playoffs and postseason positioning, these are the bouts at PFL 4, PFL 5 and PFL 6 to keep a particularly close eye …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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Tiller, Goltsov, Ataev and Sordi stand out at PFL 3 after stoppage wins

On a night when decision wins were the standard, stoppages by Kelvin Tiller, Denis Goltsov, Bozigit Ataev and Emiliano Sordi at PFL 3 made those fighters the early standouts in …read more

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What we learned from PFL 3: Tiller's triumph, Magalhaes' stumble and more

Breaking down the biggest questions of PFL 3, from Kelvin Tiller’s big win, to Vinny Magalhaes’ performance at the end of the night, to Ronny Markes prospects after missing weight. …read more

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Chris Wade vs. Akhmed Aliev to headline PFL 16

After missing out on the Professional Fighters League finals last season, Chris Wade is looking to punch his ticket back to the playoffs.
The PFL announced Monday that Wade (15-5) will …read more

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2018 $1 million champs Lance Palmer, Natan Schulte return at PFL 2019, Week 5

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Featherweights and lightweights in the Professional Fighters League’s second season will be on display in a month in New …read more

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Lightweights, Featherweights Featured on PFL 5: 2019 Regular Season Card

Playoff participants and seedings will be at stake at PFL 5: 2019 regular season on July 25. …read more

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Posted on June 10, 2019, 5:16 pm By
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Canadians in Combat – June 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 June 10, 2019, 12:46 am By
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PFL 5 matchups announced for July 25 card

Lightweight and featherweight matchups have been announced for PFL 5 which will take place July 25 in Atlantic City. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 3:16 pm By
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PFL 3 Recap: Emiliano Sordi wins by 2nd-round TKO vs. Vinny Magalhaes

The Professional Fighters League closes out its first round of fights at PFL 3 as light heavyweights (including Season 1 runner-up Vinny Magalhaes) and heavyweights step in the cage. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 5:16 am By
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PFL 14 Results: Magalhaes vs. Sordi

MMA Fighting has PFL 14 results for the Magalhaes vs. Sordi event Thursday night at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, N.Y.
The PFL 14 main event will feature …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 1:16 am By
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Live PFL 3 recap and reactions: Heavyweights and light heavyweights take the stage

The Professional Fighters League closes out its first round of fights at PFL 3 as light heavyweights (including Season 1 runner-up Vinny Magalhaes) and heavyweights step in the cage. …read more

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Posted on June 7, 2019, 12:17 am By
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PFL 3 Season 2 Live Results Tonight (June 6)

PFL 3 Season 2 is set to get underway. Tonight (June 6), PFL 3 Season 2 will take place inside NYCB Live in Uniondale, NY. In the main event, light …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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PFL 2019, Week 3 live results

The PFL’s second season continues Thursday, with PFL 2019, Week 3 at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.
In the night’s main event, 2018 finalist Vinny Magalhaes (18-10), begins his …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2019, 11:16 pm By
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PFL 2019, Week 3 live results and discussion

Get live results right here for week three of season two of the Professional Fighters League. The second season of the Professional Fighters League rolls on, as tonight (June 6th) …read more

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Johnson on leaving UFC for PFL: ‘I was worth a little bit more’

Jordan Johnson says he left the UFC and joined PFL in the best interests of his wife and son. After his most recent fight, Jordan Johnson had a decision to …read more

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Posted on June 6, 2019, 8:46 pm By
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Preview - PFL 2019 #3: Magalhães vs Sordi

Big boys and even bigger boys start off the season with some wild scheduled fights live from Nassau Coliseum. PFL returns to Nassau Coliseum this week to begin the heavyweight …read more

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PFL 2019, Week 3 weigh-in results: Big men ready to rock

Official weigh-ins for PFL 2019, Week 3 took place Wednesday in New York, with every one hitting their marks.
PFL 2019, Week 3 takes place Thursday at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2019, 10:16 pm By
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PFL 14 weigh-in results: Ronny Markes comes in almost six pounds heavy

Ronny Markes’s 2019 PFL campaign is off on the worst possible foot.
The 12-year veteran and former UFC fighter middleweight tipped the scales at 211.8 pounds on Wednesday for his light …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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PFL 3 Season 2 Weigh-in Results: One misses weight

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) is set for their third show of the season this week as the light heavyweights and heavyweights take center stage. Tomorrow night, PFL 3 Season …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2019, 4:16 pm By
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A million -- and one -- reasons for Jordan Johnson's move to PFL

Johnson is an undefeated MMA prospect who left the UFC in search of redemption. Will he find it in the PFL? …read more

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Posted on June 5, 2019, 3:46 pm By
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Five things to watch at PFL 3

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Is PFL format driving fast finishes in Season 2? Sure seems like it

In the PFL, if you want a shot at the postseason tournament and shot at $1 million, you need to rack up points.
The best way to rack up points, obviously, …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2019, 7:16 pm By
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The A-Side Live Chat: UFC Stockholm, recent UFC roster cuts, Urijah Faber’s comeback, 2019 Hall of Fame class, 2019 PFL season, more

This is The A-Side Live Chat on MMA Fighting.
Today will be José Youngs’ first show as host. He will be joined by MMA Fighting’s Alexander K. Lee.
The two will preview …read more

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Posted on May 29, 2019, 12:46 pm By
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