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After earning points without even fighting, Philipe Lins feels at ease in PFL

Philipe Lins scored three points in the first round of the Professional Fighters League season, moving one step closer to the heavyweight playoffs, and he did that without even entering …read more

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President Ray Sefo 'couldn't ask for a better start' to season leading up to tonight's PFL 4

It took a couple of tries for Ray Sefo to be able to get Professional Fighters League’s (PFL’s) ambitious format off the ground. But now that it’s in full swing, …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2018, 6:46 pm By
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Preview - PFL 2018 Week #4: Palmer vs Tuerxun on Long Island

PFL arrives in New York to keep the ball rolling, featuring heavyweights and featherweights. The season doesn’t stop.
PFL returns on Thursday, July 19th at Nassau Coliseum on Long Island, New …read more

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PFL 4 weigh-in video, results

MMA Fighting has PFL 4 weigh-in video Wednesday afternoon from New York. The video can be seen below. PFL 4 is set for Thursday at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, N.Y.
In …read more

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Posted on July 19, 2018, 2:16 am By
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PFL 4 Weigh-ins: Lance Palmer, Jumabieke Tuerxun Set for Headliner

Utilizing a unique format, Professional Fighters League is starting to gain some traction. …read more

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The MMA Vivi - PFL 2018 #4: Regular Season

Zane Simon, Eddie Mercado, & Victor Rodriguez return to break down this week’s PFL card in Long Island, NY. With picks & odds for the whole card. PFL may have …read more

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5 reasons to watch PFL 4 and some of its head-scratching matchmaking

Things are getting interesting as the PFL heads into PFL 4 on Thursday.
The card features featherweight and heavyweight competitors looking to add to their regular-season point totals in the hopes …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2727 with Shawn Jordan, Andre Harrison, Justin Ledet

Stream or download Tuesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Shawn Jordan, Andre Harrison and Justin Ledet.
PFL heavyweight Jordan faces Josh Copeland at PFL 4 on Thursday in Uniondale, N.Y. …read more

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Andre Harrison Plans Epic Night Against Nazareno Malegarie at PFL 4

Having gone undefeated his previous seven years as a fighter, featherweight Andre Harrison wasn’t looking to change anything up heading into his first fight of 2018 in June against Tuerxun …read more

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Posted on July 18, 2018, 2:16 pm By
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With $1 million playoff berths on the line, PFL boss expects fireworks for elimination round

If you’ve missed out on the Professional Fighters League’s first three events, PFL President Carlos Silva believes Thursday’s PFL 4 might just be the right time to jump on board.
“The …read more

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Lance Palmer Looking to Finish Tuerxun Jumabieke in PFL 4 Main Event

With his second round submission win over Bekbulat Magomedov at PFL 1 in June, featherweight Lance Palmer was able to have the kind of performance he had envisioned going into …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2723 with Julian Marquez, Ray Sefo and Mike Bohn

Stream or download Wednesday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guests Ray Sefo, Julian Marquez and Mike Bohn.
PFL president Sefo, who co-hosted in studio, helped recap the promotion’s past three events, …read more

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Watch MMAjunkie Radio here (1 p.m. ET) with Ray Sefo, Julian Marquez and Mike Bohn

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with guests Ray Sefo, Julian Marquez and Mike Bohn.
Sefo, who joins us in studio, recaps PFL 3 and …read more

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Posted on July 11, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Missed Fists: Joao Zeferino unleashes the fury at PFL 3, 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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Posted on July 9, 2018, 8:46 pm By
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Ray Cooper III Exacts Revenge for His Father on Jake Shields at PFL 3

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) held its third regular-season event in front of a packed house at the Charles E. Smith Center on the campus of The George Washington University …read more

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Posted on July 7, 2018, 1:46 pm By
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PFL 3 full results, highlights and standings: Jake Shields gets face-planted in main event

Last night, the Professional Fighters League (PFL) touched down in Washington DC with PFL 3. This event featured the opening rounds for the league’s welterweight and middleweight seasons, and just …read more

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PFL 3 results: Ray Cooper III rolls over Jake Shields in main event

On Thursday night, Ray Cooper III came out for his PFL 3 main event against Jake Shields as if … well, as if Shields had beaten up his dad.
As it …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2018, 4:16 am By
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PFL 3 results and highlights: Jake Shields suffers heavy TKO loss

Check out the results and highlights from PFL’s third event of the 2018 season, as Ray Cooper III TKO’d Jake Shields in the main event in Washington DC. The third …read more

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Posted on July 6, 2018, 3:46 am By
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PFL 3 Live Results: Jake Shields vs. Ray Cooper III

We are set for some PFL 3 (see PFL 2 results here) action. Tonight (July 5), PFL 3 takes place inside the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, DC. In …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2018, 11:46 pm By
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PFL 3 live and official results: Jake Shields vs. Ray Cooper III

PFL 3 takes place tonight at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C. The main card airs on NBCSN following early fights on Facebook Watch, and you can follow along …read more

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PFL 3: Shields vs. Cooper III results and live discussion

Watch and discuss the third week of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT on July 5th. Week 3 of the …read more

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Video: Professional Fighters League, Randy Couture salute troops, tour D.C. ahead of PFL 3

The Professional Fighters League is back for its third event tonight, and it will take place in the nation’s capital city.
Ahead of PFL 3, the promotion and UFC Hall of …read more

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The other Nurmagomedov fighting for PFL glory

Abubakar Nurmagomedov is best known as a teammate of his brother Khabib, the UFC lightweight champion. But Abubakar has his own career goals in sight in the PFL. …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2018, 7:16 pm By
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Villefort brothers out to honor vale tudo legend — and father — at PFL

Many fighters have signed with the Professional Fighters League aiming to become a millionaire by the end of the year. Winning such a prize could be a life-changing opportunity for …read more

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PFL preview: Shields vs. Cooper III headlines solid card from DC

Plenty of talented fighters compete on an under-the-radar PFL card, live from the nation’s capital. Professional Fighters League keeps its schedule consistent this week, but unfortunately has an event staged …read more

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Joao Zeferino recognizes stiff PFL 3 test in Paul Bradley

Joao Zeferino seems to have done plenty of research on his PFL 3 opponent, Paul Bradley.
And while he thinks he’s going to have a solid test in front of him …read more

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Jake Shields excited about PFL playoff system: ‘There’s no politics’

When Jake Shields makes his Professional Fighters League 2018 season debut Thursday, he’ll be on the same playing field as everyone else.
That’s a new scenario for the 39-year-old fighter who …read more

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Yuri Villefort lauds Professional Fighters League format ahead of PFL 3

Yuri Villefort hasn’t yet tried the Professional Fighters League’s format on for size. That happens tonight for the first time for him.
But even before he fights tough UFC veteran Rick …read more

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PFL 3 Results: Shields vs. Cooper

MMA Fighting has PFL 3 results for the Shields vs. Cooper fight card Thursday night at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C.
In the main event, Jake Shields will …read more

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Posted on July 5, 2018, 6:16 am By
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Despite long layoffs, Danillo Villefort happy to be moving forward at PFL 3

In the past nearly seven years, Danillo Villefort has fought three times.
It’s been more than two years since his most recent fight, and prior to that one he went nearly …read more

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Kickboxing stud Sadibou Sy shooting for an MMA coming out party at PFL 3

The name may not immediately ring a bell, but if you’re a hardcore fight aficionado, there’s a good chance you already know Sadibou Sy. The Muay Thai convert inadvertently landed …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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PFL 3 Weigh-in Video & Results: All Fighters on Weight

Jake Shields is still putting in work. …read more

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PFL 3 weigh-in video

MMA Fighting has PFL 3 weigh-in video Wednesday afternoon from D.C.. The video is expected to begin at 4 p.m. ET below.
In the main event, Jake Shields and Ray Cooper …read more

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5 reasons to watch PFL 3, where vet Jake Shields fights a two-time former opponent's son

The PFL rolls into the nation’s capital for Thursday’s PFL 3 event.
Like the first two PFL cards of this inaugural regular season, this event, which features the first appearance of …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2018, 2:46 pm By
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PFL 3 main-event breakdown: Jake Shields' experience too much for Ray Cooper III?

PFL 3 takes place Thursday night at Charles E. Smith Center in Washington D.C., with a main card that airs on NBCSN following bouts streamed on Facebook.
In the main event, …read more

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Posted on July 4, 2018, 12:16 pm By
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Sadibou Sy Doesn’t See Himself as an Underdog Ahead of PFL 3

Sadibou Sy understands that a lot of fans in the United States may not know his name — at least not yet anyways.
The Swedish mixed martial artist has been anxiously …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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Sadibou Sy trying to not think of pot of gold at end of PFL rainbow

It’s hard not think about how a $1 million prize could alter the life of a fighter, but Sadibou Sy is doing his best ahead of his season debut at …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 3:46 pm By
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Jonatan Westin doesn't care about PFL prize money; he's just happy to get fights

For Jonatan Westin, the $1 million reward for winning the inaugural PFL welterweight season is just icing on the cake.
That might be a strange thing to hear, as nearly every …read more

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Posted on July 3, 2018, 1:16 pm By
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PFL 3's Louis Taylor fine fighting twice in one night; it's the no-elbows rule that bugs him

A lot of the conversation around the first season of the Professional Fighters League is the $1 million prize waiting for its winners. But, as hefty as that sum might …read more

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EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Gordon explains how Ray Sefo helped him decide to move to the PFL

On July 5, at PFL 3 in Washington, DC, UFC veteran Eddie Gordon will debut in the PFL cage against Shamil Gamzatov. The pair will be looking to advance in …read more

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Thiago Tavares feared he fractured his manhood in PFL 2 fight

Thiago Tavares’ PFL 2 fight could not have gone much worse for him. After absorbing a low blow in the second round, he was given five minutes to recover. When …read more

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Posted on June 30, 2018, 4:46 pm By
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Lance Palmer vs. Jumabieke Tuerxun to Headline PFL 4, Full Card Announced

The headliner and full card for PFL 4 have been set. The featherweights and heavyweights will take the stage to shine their talents under the recently rebranded promotion. The Professional …read more

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PFL 4 lineup announced for July 19 card

The featherweights and heavyweights of the Professional Fighters League will soon learn their playoff fates.
On Friday, the league announced its lineup for PFL 4, which takes place at the Nassau …read more

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Stream or download MMAjunkie Radio #2711 with MMAjunkie columnist Ben Fowlkes

Stream or download Monday’s episode of MMAjunkie Radio with guest Ben Fowlkes.
MMAjunkie columnist Fowlkes shared his thoughts on everything from Bellator to PFL to what’s next for Josh Barnett. The …read more

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Commentator Yves Edwards explains why elbows aren’t allowed in the PFL

The Professional Fighter’s League has produced some pretty incredible knockouts over the course of brief time on our screens, and it’s done so entirely without elbow strikes.
No, elbows are not …read more

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Thiago Tavares Calls TKO Loss at PFL 2 “Grotesque Mistake”

Thiago Tavares is puzzled by his TKO loss at PFL 2. Last week, PFL 2 took place inside the Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois. On the preliminary portion of the …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Thiago Tavares reacts to ‘grotesque mistake,’ TKO loss at PFL 2

Thiago Tavares wants to appeal his controversial PFL 2 loss to Robert Watley, but the situation is trickier than he thought.
The former UFC fighter took on a lightweight prospect in …read more

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Old-school vet Yves Edwards on why elbows aren't allowed in PFL

Former UFC lightweight Yves Edwards has been around long enough to remember the age-old question of MMA’s no-holds barred days.
Can I heel kick to the kidneys?
“I thought that was going …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2018, 12:46 pm By
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Trading Shots: Did PFL outdo the UFC this week? More importantly, how much would it matter?

On a week in which PFL arguably put on a better and more accessible event than the UFC, what does it take for competing MMA organizations to steal some of …read more

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Posted on June 25, 2018, 1:16 am By
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As Thiago Tavares plans appeal of bizarre PFL 2 loss, longtime manager calls for Illinois rule change

This past Thursday’s PFL 2 event in Chicago featured one of the most bizarre finishes in recent memory, but one the Illinois State Athletic Commission insists was ruled correctly. Longtime …read more

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Will Brooks happy to be reunited with winning, but knew Firmino would be tough out at PFL 2

CHICAGO – To say Will Brooks really needed a win is probably understating things.
Brooks was one of the hottest things in the lightweight division when he was Bellator’s lightweight champion. …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 2:46 am By
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Is there really any surprise Brian Foster got another stoppage at PFL 2?

CHICAGO – Brian Foster wasn’t so sure he was winning his fight against Ramsey Nijem in the third round Thursday night.
His cornermen told him he needed to get after it. …read more

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Posted on June 23, 2018, 2:16 am By
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Sean O'Connell gives thanks to PFL for shot at two kinds of career resurgence

CHICAGO – Sean O’Connell thought he was probably done with his fighting career. Then the Professional Fighters League came along and gave him a boost not just in the cage, …read more

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Brandon Halsey happy with rally and win, but not with one less point at PFL 2

CHICAGO – When Smealinho Rama wasn’t allowed to answer the bell for the third round, Brandon Halsey thought he was about to celebrate a five-point win at PFL 2.
Instead, when …read more

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Thiago Tavares to appeal bizarre groin shot TKO loss at PFL 2

In Illinois, you can absorb an illegal strike and lose by TKO, as PFL’s Thiago Tavares found out. On a night filled with crazy and unusual outcomes, the most confusing …read more

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Islam Mamedov says Ramadan fasting affected him at PFL 2

CHICAGO – The way the Professional Fighters League’s point system works, getting a finish in the regular season instead of going to the judges’ scorecards could make the difference between …read more

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Vinny Magalhaes ready to prove he's at his all-time best after PFL 2

CHICAGO – Vinny Magalhaes picked up his first win in more than two years Thursday night. Now he feels like he might be better than he’s ever been.
“Mentally, for sure …read more

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Execs Ray Sefo, Carlos Silva talk PFL 2 finishes, controversies in Chicago

CHICAGO – It’s no accident that only three of 13 fights on PFL 2’s card went the distance, said PFL execs Carlos Silva and Ray Sefo.
Put a million dollars on …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 11:16 pm By
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Illinois Controversies Crosses Promotions into PFL 2

The state of Illinois can’t seem to escape controversy in the sport of MMA, as its controversies in the month of June alone has now crossed promotions. In last night’s …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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Illinois addresses PFL 2 controversies regarding Thiago Tavares, Jason High

There were two disputed regulatory calls made Thursday night at PFL 2 in Chicago. The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR), the overseeing body of the state athletic …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Following PFL 2 Fiasco, Thiago Tavares Will Appeal Loss

Thiago Tavares will appeal his loss at PFL 2. Last night (June 21), PFL 2 took place inside the Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois. This was the second event in …read more

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Kayla Harrison shines in MMA debut, but forecasting her ‘star potential’ is tricky business

It’s true, Kayla Harrison’s first-round armbar finish of Brittney Elkin at PFL 2 on Thursday night called to mind a certain judoka who discovered a lucrative second life in the …read more

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Despite earning six points, Maxim Grishin still doesn't understand PFL scoring structure

CHICAGO – Maxim Grishin maxed out on points in his PFL debut on Thursday with first-round TKO win over Jason Butcher at PFL 2. That should be satisfying, but it …read more

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PFL 2: Full results, standings and highlights

Last night, the Professional Fighters League touched down in Chicago, Illinois with the second card of its inaugural season. This card featured light heavyweight and lightweight bouts.
In the main event, …read more

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Dan Spohn ready for next stage of PFL tourney, but he's hoping to avoid one name

CHICAGO – Dan Spohn was determined to put his fellow competitors in the PFL light heavyweight tournament on notice on Thursday at PFL 2. That’s why, even when he likely …read more

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Efrain Escudero says Jason High tapped out, 'overreacted' to controversial PFL 2 fight

CHICAGO – Efrain Escudero fails to see the major controversy to the ending of his fight with Jason High at Tuesday’s PFL 2 event.
The lightweight bout between Escudero (30-13) and …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 7:46 am By
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Olympic Judo Champ Kayla Harrison Rolls in MMA Debut; Will Brooks Back on Track at PFL 2

She wasn’t in the main event, but in her much-anticipated MMA debut, two-time Olympic judo champion Kayla Harrison was positively golden on Thursday night at Professional Fight League 2 in …read more

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PFL 2 results and highlights:Harrison wins debut, High pushes ref again

Check out the results and highlights from PFL’s second event of the 2018 season, where two-time olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison won her pro debut by armbar, and Jason High …read more

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Posted on June 22, 2018, 3:46 am By
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PFL 2 results: Will Brooks earns decision over Luiz Firmino

It wasn’t pretty, but it was effective.
In his PFL debut, former Bellator lightweight champion “Ill” Will Brooks was successful on Thursday night, grinding out a victory over veteran Luiz Firmino …read more

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PFL 2 results: Kayla Harrison wins pro debut over Brittney Elkin via armbar

Stop us if you’ve heard this one before: A woman who medaled in judo at the Olympics won a mixed martial arts fight via armbar.
That happened on Thursday night, but …read more

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After bizarre PFL 2 win, Robert Watley discusses post-fight chat with Thiago Tavares

CHICAGO – It wasn’t the way Robert Watley wanted to claim a victory, but hey, a win’s a win.
That’s the mentality Watley (11-1) had to take following a bizarre win …read more

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Thiago Tavares balances MMA training, medical school ahead of PFL debut

Thiago Tavares has been fighting professionally for 15 years, but his main goal has changed a little bit over the past couple of years.
Tavares competed inside the UFC Octagon for …read more

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PFL 2 live and official results (5:45 p.m. ET)

CHICAGO – PFL 2 takes place today, and you can join us for live and official results beginning at 5:45 p.m. ET (2:45 p.m. PT).
PFL 2 takes place at Chicago …read more

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PFL 2: Firmino vs. Brooks results and live discussion

Watch and discuss the second week of the 2018 regular season for the Professional Fighters League, starting at 5:30 PM ET/2:30 PM PT on June 21st. Week 2 of the …read more

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PFL 2 Live Results: Will Brooks vs. Luiz Firmino in Chicago

PFL 2 has arrived and MMA News has you covered with live results. Tonight (June 21), PFL 2 (see weigh-in results here) takes place inside Chicago Theater in Chicago, Illinois. …read more

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New baby, new promotion, new format: For Will Brooks, PFL 2 is one man’s ‘own personal rebirth’

Ten days before the beginning of the next chapter of his professional life, Will Brooks was in a Florida hospital obsessing over a different kind of long-awaited day. Rather than …read more

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PFL 2's Kayla Harrison on sexual abuse scandals and hopes for new book

CHICAGO – The greatest judoka in American history makes her MMA debut tonight and is a heavy favorite to be successful right out of the chute.
Kayla Harrison (0-0), who won …read more

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PFL's arrival comes with perfect timing for former champ Will Brooks

CHICAGO – The Professional Fighters League’s official entry into the MMA space couldn’t have come at a better time for Will Brooks.
Brooks is not too long removed from the days …read more

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VIDEO | Sean O’Connell orders pizza for opponent at PFL 2 weigh-ins

Throughout his MMA career, light heavyweight fan favorite Sean O’Connell has delighted us with his tradition of hilarious interactions with his opponents at the weigh-ins for each of his fights.
Now …read more

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Ramsey Nijem thankful for UFC past but ready for next step at PFL 2

CHICAGO – Ramsey Nijem’s resume is a little deceiving.
When it comes to official fights, it shows he hasn’t had a fight in nearly three years. In actuality, he’s had a …read more

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Jason High dishes on Efrain Escudero's big weigh-in miss for PFL 2 fight

Jason High meets Efrain Escudero tonight at PFL 2 in a lightweight regular-season opener for both fighters, but only High is eligible to earn points toward the playoffs for a …read more

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PFL 2 Results: Firmino vs. Brooks

MMA Fighting has PFL 2 results for the Firmino vs. Brooks event Thursday night in the Chicago Theater.
In the main event, Luiz Firmino and Will Brooks will square off in …read more

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PFL 2 Weigh-in Pics, Video & Results: Will Brooks, Luiz Firmino Cleared for Headliner

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks is primed to resurrect his career in the Professional Fighters League, and his path starts on Thursday in Chicago against Luiz Firmino at …read more

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PFL 2 ceremonial weigh-in highlights video: Things ready to heat up in Chicago

CHICAGO – The weigh-ins are in the books for the second Professional Fighters League show.
PFL 2 takes place Thursday at the historic Chicago Theatre on State Street in downtown Chicago. …read more

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PFL 2 weigh-in results and video: Firmino 154.5, Brooks 156

Check out the full weigh-in results and video for week 2 of the Professional Fighters League 2018 regular season. Week 2 of the Professional Fighters League 2018 regular season has …read more

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Preview - PFL 2018 Week #2: Will Brooks vs. Luiz Firmino

A bevy of recognizable names and remarkable talents, all on one card. After the debut of the inaugural PFL “season,” two things become immediately evident: the organization is scooping up …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2018, 10:16 pm By
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PFL 2 Weigh-in Video & Results: Will Brooks, Luiz Firmino Cleared for Headliner

Former Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks is primed to resurrect his career in the Professional Fighters League, and his path starts on Thursday in Chicago against Luiz Firmino at …read more

Source:: Sherdog

PFL 2 Weigh-ins Live Results & Stream Tonight (June 20)

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) 2 weigh-ins are set. Tonight (June 20), the PFL 2 weigh-ins will take place in Chicago, Illinois. All fighters on tomorrow night’s card will tip …read more

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PFL 2 ceremonial weigh-ins live video stream (5 p.m. ET)

CHICAGO – PFL 2 ceremonial weigh-ins take place today, and you can watch a live video stream of the proceedings here on MMAjunkie. (5 p.m. ET).
PFL 2 takes place Thursday …read more

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PFL 2 weigh-in video

MMA Fighting has PFL 2 weigh-in video Wednesday afternoon from Chicago. The video is expected to begin at 5 p.m. ET below.
In the main event, Luiz Firmino and Will Brooks …read more

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Rakim Cleveland Expecting Power-Packed Fight Against Rashid Yusupov at PFL 2

While having the first half of the year off wasn’t entirely the idea of light-heavyweight Rakim Cleveland, he’s been able to use the time in an effective fashion.
In addition to …read more

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Brian Foster ready to prove he's PFL's most dangerous lightweight fighter

CHICAGO – For Brian Foster, fighting hasn’t been about the money. And even with the first step toward a potential $1 million ahead of him, he says that’s still the …read more

Source:: MMAJunkie

Posted on June 20, 2018, 7:46 pm By
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5 reasons to watch PFL 2 – and fight fans, you know these names

PFL 1, the first event of the rebranded promotion’s “regular season,” had some issues before the event.
But on fight night, the June 7 card delivered. Seven of the 11 bouts …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2018, 5:16 pm By
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UFC Veteran Chris Wade Thinks He’s Built to Excel in PFL’s Regular Season, Playoff Format

Former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight Chris Wade was one of numerous fighters released by that organization in the past year. …read more

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Posted on June 20, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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Luiz Firmino doesn’t think PFL 2 opponent Will Brooks is ‘that tough’

Will Brooks makes his post-UFC debut in the main event of Professional Fighters League’s card Thursday night in Chicago, and Luis Firmino predicts a bad night for the former Bellator …read more

Source:: MMAFighting

Will Brooks Accepts Blame for Poor UFC Showing, Excited for Rebirth in PFL

Will Brooks will be the first to admit that the has no one to blame for his downfall in the UFC but himself.
After leaving Bellator while still holding the lightweight …read more

Source:: MMAWeekly

Posted on June 19, 2018, 9:16 pm By
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Skidding Will Brooks talks mindset heading into PFL 2 headliner: 'Winning solves everything'

Considering PFL’s regular season awards fighters not only for winning, but for how they win, it’s quite obvious that the fighters looking for No. 1 seeds in the playoff tournament …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2018, 8:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Ramsey Nijem explains choice to sign with PFL

Following his departure from the UFC, Ramsey Nijem received interest from a number of top mixed martial arts promotions. In the end, he decided to sign with the Professional Fighters …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2018, 4:16 pm By
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EXCLUSIVE | Get ready to watch “the original Will Brooks” in the PFL lightweight tournament

When Will Brooks took his first steps into the UFC’s Octagon in July of 2016, he did so with a Bellator lightweight belt slung over his shoulder, and the scalps …read more

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Posted on June 19, 2018, 3:16 pm By
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Ramsey Nijem excited for PFL format, even more thankful for chance at life-changing payout

OK, so maybe Conor McGregor wouldn’t even bother getting out of bed for a chance to win $1 million, but he’s definitely among the very few who could take that …read more

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