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Julianna Peña: Kayla Harrison Was Absolutely Never Going To Leave PFL

Julianna Peña was ready to welcome Kayla Harrison to the UFC but wasn’t confident about the chances of her signing in free agency.

Harrison re-signed with the PFL after the league …read more

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Ray Sefo: Anthony Pettis, Rory MacDonald's adjustments evident after 2021 disappointment

ARLINGTON, Texas – There were high expectations in 2021 when the PFL brought in two high-profile free agents.
Former Bellator welterweight champion Rory MacDonald and ex-UFC and WEC lightweight champ Anthony …read more

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Sean Strickland apologizes for comments about the Professional Fighters League but not Kayla Harrison: “I miss spoke about the PFL”

Sean Strickland is apologizing for comments he made about the Professional Fighters League (PFL), but not about Kayla Harrison.
Harrison (13-0 MMA) squared off with Mokhnatkina (6-3 MMA) at PFL 3 …read more

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On the Doorstep: 5 fighters who could make UFC with May wins

Every champion in MMA history started out somewhere.
For those who make it to the highest stage, the journey begins long before they strap on UFC, Bellator, or PFL gloves. Modern-era …read more

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Posted on May 11, 2022, 12:16 pm By
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USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie rankings, May 10: Carla Esparza, Charles Oliveira, Ryan Bader move up P4P list

The USA TODAY Sports/MMA Junkie men’s and women’s pound-for-pound rankings saw major movement coming out of a weekend of UFC, Bellator and PFL action.
At UFC 274, Charles Oliveira – after …read more

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Carlos Leal reacts to upset victory over two-time PFL champion Ray Cooper III

ARLINGTON, Texas – Even after Ray Cooper III missed weight for his welterweight PFL season opener, very few were counting on Carlos Leal to beat him.
Cooper (24-8-1) came in with …read more

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Anthony Pettis Is Back To Enjoying Process Of Fighting Following PFL 3

Anthony Pettis had a smile on his face for the entirety of PFL 3 fight week in Arlington, TX. Through Media Day, to the weigh-ins, and more.

After appearing to be …read more

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Rory MacDonald: 'I'm here to finish everyone, and that's what I plan to do'

ARLINGTON, Texas – Rory MacDonald’s move to the PFL in 2021 didn’t go the way he had planned it, but he’s got redemption on his mind this year.
In 2021, after …read more

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Sean Strickland blasts Kayla Harrison for struggling with “low level” opponent at PFL 3: “Just reminds me why she’s not in the UFC”

UFC middleweight fighter Sean Strickland has blasted Kayla Harrison for her performance against Marina Mokhnatkina at PFL 3.
Harrison (13-0 MMA) squared off with Mokhnatkina (6-3 MMA) in the headliner of …read more

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Anthony Pettis: This version of 'Showtime' is the one that should've been seen in 2021

ARLINGTON, Texas – Anthony Pettis is confident the version of himself on display to open his 2022 PFL season is the real deal – and not the one who fizzled …read more

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Kayla Harrison pushes Cyborg talk to side, guarantees third PFL title while quoting Ben Franklin

ARLINGTON, Texas – It’s been a while since Kayla Harrison had to put in a full and go home without a finish, but the PFL’s biggest star isn’t worried.
In fact, …read more

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Kayla Harrison def. Marina Mokhnatkina at 2022 PFL 3: Best photos

Check out these photos from Kayla Harrison’s unanimous decision victory over Marina Mokhnatkina at 2022 PFL 3. (Photos courtesy of Cooper Neill, PFL) …read more

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2022 PFL 3: Best photos from Arlington

Check out these photos from 2022 PFL 3 which took place at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photos courtesy of Cooper Neill, PFL) …read more

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PFL's Harrison critical of win but stays undefeated

Kayla Harrison called her unanimous decision win over Marina Mokhnatkina in the PFL opener on Friday “utter dog crap.” …read more

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Kayla Harrison Dominates Marina Mokhnatkina in PFL Main Event

Two-time Professional Fighters League women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison was dominant once again, but her performance in the PFL 3 Regular Season main event on Friday wasn’t up to snuff …read more

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Kayla Harrison slams her own performance after winning lopsided decision in PFL 3 main event

Kayla Harrison may be one of the top pound-for-pound women’s fighters in the sport but she’s also her own worst critic.
The two-time Olympic gold medalist picked up a dominant win …read more

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2022 PFL 3 results: Anthony Pettis squeezes Myles Price into submission

Anthony Pettis has his first PFL win in the bag.
While it took him three tries, Pettis (25-12) kicked off his 2022 season with a victory Friday at Esports Stadium in …read more

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2022 PFL 3 results: Rory MacDonald makes quick work of Brett Cooper

Rory MacDonald kicked off his 2022 PFL season with a slick submission Friday in Arlington, Texas.
At 2022 PFL 3, MacDonald (23-8-1) dominated opponent Brett Cooper (28-16) on the ground before …read more

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2022 PFL 3 results: Carlos Leal dominates, snaps Ray Cooper III's lengthy winning streak

Perhaps fight fans weren’t overly familiar with the name Carlos Leal as they entered 2022 PFL 3. One dominant victory later over two-time PFL champion Ray Cooper III and things …read more

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Submission! Pettis Chokes Price For First PFL Win

Photo by Jeff Bottari/Zuffa LLC

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — “Showtime” is back.
Anthony Pettis scored his first victory post-Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) at 2022 PFL 3 on …read more

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PFL 3 Results: Anthony Pettis stops Myles Price in Round 1 (Video)

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis returns to action at tonight’s PFL 3 event for a lightweight matchup with Myles Price.
Pettis (25-12 MMA) will be looking to snap a two-fight …read more

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PFL 3 Results: Rory MacDonald stops Brett Cooper in Round 1 (Video)

Tonight’s PFL 3 main card features a welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Brett Cooper.
MacDonald (23-8-1 MMA) will enter tonight’s fight looking to snap a two-fight losing skid. ‘The Red …read more

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PFL 2022 regular season, Week 3: Harrison vs. Mokhnatkina results and discussion

PFL women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison. | Photo by Gabe Ginsberg/Getty Images

The 2022 season of the Professional Fighters League continues!
Week 3 of the regular …read more

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PFL 3: Harrison vs. Mokhnatkina Takes Place Tonight

PFL 3 takes place tonight and will feature the women’s lightweights and men’s welterweight divisions, capped off by Kayla Harrison making her season debut against Marina Mokhnatkina!

Also in action is …read more

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PFL co-founder Donn Davis discusses 'fighter-focused' approach to free agents like Cris Cyborg

ARLINGTON, Texas – The PFL has many goals in mind as the promotion progresses through the 2022 season and beyond, but acquiring free agents, big-name free agents at that, continues …read more

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PFL 2022, Week 3 preview: Ray Cooper III docked point in standings after bad weight miss

PFL welterweight champion Ray Cooper III. | PFL MMA

Kayla Harrison tries to make it four tournament runs in a row, while former champ Cooper …read more

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2022 PFL 3 live and official results (6 p.m. ET)

ARLINGTON, Texas – The third event of the 2022 PFL season takes place on Friday at Esports Stadium, and MMA Junkie will be on the scene reporting and providing live …read more

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PFL 3 Results: Harrison vs. Mokhnatkina

Kayla Harrison and Marina Mokhnatkina face off ahead of their Friday showdown at PFL 3. | PFL MMA

MMA Fighting has PFL 3 results for …read more

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2022 PFL 3 faceoffs video: Kayla Harrison vs. Marina Mokhnatkina, Anthony Pettis, Rory MacDonald, more

ARLINGTON, Texas – Fighters competing at 2022 PFL 3 went face-to-face at ceremonial weigh-ins ahead of their bouts on Friday.
The 2021 PFL champion Kayla Harrison (12-0) squared off with Marina …read more

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Photos: 2022 PFL 3 ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs

Check out these images from the 2022 PFL 3 ceremonial weigh-ins and faceoffs at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photos by Matthew Wells, MMA Junkie) …read more

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Video: Knockout, Submit, Have A Beer With...

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The Professional Fighter’s League’s (PFL) 2022 season concludes its stretch of events in Texas this Friday night (May 6) …read more

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PFL 3 2022 Regular Season Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

The 2022 Professional Fighters League Season continues Friday at 5:30 p.m. ET. …read more

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Staredowns! Harrison And Mokhnatkina Meet Ahead Of 2022 PFL 3

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) Lightweight contenders Kayla Harrison and Marina Mokhnatkina squared off for the first time following the …read more

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Anthony Pettis admits he didn't take PFL debut seriously, promises 'no corners were cut' for 2022 season

ARLINGTON, Texas – Anthony Pettis admits he took his PFL debut season lightly, but he won’t be making that mistake again.
The former UFC and WEC champion said he wasn’t as …read more

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PFL 3 weigh-in video, results: Two-time champ Ray Cooper III misses weight by 5.4 pounds

PFL

MMA Fighting has PFL 3 weigh-in video for Friday’s event at Esports Arena in Arlington, Texas.
In the main event, two-time PFL tournament champ …read more

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Live: 2022 PFL 1 Weigh-Ins Video

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ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) 2022 regular season is underway. Headling the third event of the year will be …read more

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Marina Mokhnatkina Responds To Kayla Harrison, Team Dissing Sambo

PFL lightweight Marina Mokhnatkina is not amused by Kayla Harrison and her team dissing her combat sambo background.

Mokhnatkina will face Harrison in the PFL 3 main event this Friday night …read more

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PFL 3 Weigh-in Results: Cooper, Fabian Miss Weight Badly

The welterweight bracket of Professional Fighters League’s tournament is off to a rollicking start before any fight has begun. …read more

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2022 PFL 3 weigh-in results: Two fighters, including two-time champ miss

ARLINGTON, Texas – The weigh-ins are in the books for the PFL’s third event of the season, and there was some drama on the scales.
The event features welterweights and women’s …read more

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PFL 2022, Week 3 predictions: Harrison, Cooper III, Pettis, MacDonald unanimous across the board

Harrison
vs.
Mokhnatkina
Cooper III
vs.
Leal
Pettis
vs.
Price
Cooper
vs.
MacDonald

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
76-38

Harrison
(87%)

Cooper
(86%)

Pettis
(83%)

MacDonald
(90%)

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
75-39
2018 Champion

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
75-39

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
74-40

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohn
73-41
2014 Champion

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
72-42

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
71-43

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Nolan King
@mma_kings
71-43

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
70-44
2017 Champion

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
66-48

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
56-58

Harrison

Cooper

Pettis

MacDonald

The third of the PFL’s events to open …read more

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Kayla Harrison Trolls Cris Cyborg With Fashion Choice Ahead Of PFL 3

Kayla Harrison still has time to troll an inter-promotional rival Cris Cyborg ahead of her PFL season debut tomorrow night.

At PFL 3, Kayla Harrison will set off on her quest …read more

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Ray Cooper III expects trilogy bout vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov this PFL season

ARLINGTON, Texas – PFL welterweight champion Ray Cooper III sees a familiar foe is in his future this season.
Cooper expects to cross paths with 2018 PFL champ Magomed Magomedkerimov, whom …read more

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PFL 3: Breaking down the opening night for Kayla Harrison, Ray Cooper, Anthony Pettis and more

The women’s lightweights and welterweights open up their 2022 season. Ian Parker evaluates all the matchups and offer his predictions. …read more

Source:: ESPN

Julia Budd 'hungrier than ever,' says experience gives her edge over rest of PFL women

ARLINGTON, Texas – Julia Budd believes she’s got an edge over the rest of the competition in the PFL.
The former Bellator champion and Invicta FC and Strikeforce competitor is confident …read more

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Kayla Harrison reveals she signed to fight Cris Cyborg before PFL matched Bellator’s offer: “I’m not scared”

PFL lightweight Kayla Harrison has revealed just how close she was to going to Bellator.
The former PFL lightweight tournament champion is set to face Marina Mokhnatkina this weekend at PFL …read more

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Watch: LIVE 2022 PFL 3: Harrison Vs. Mokhnatkina Media Day

PFL

ARLINGTON, TEXAS — The 2022 Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) regular season concludes its stretch of events in Texas on May 6, 2022.
Headlining the event …read more

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PFL's Abigail Montes empowered by upset win over Claressa Shields: 'Mentally, it made me very strong'

Abigail Montes enters her first PFL season with plenty of momentum despite being one of the least experienced fighters on the roster.
The unbeaten 22-year-old fighter is part of the PFL …read more

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Kayla Harrison sends a warning to media following Julianna Pena’s “tomato cans” diss: “Listen, you and the media need to be careful”

Kayla Harrison has sent a warning to Julianna Pena in the wake of recent criticism from the UFC bantamweight champion.
While she may have re-signed with PFL, Kayla Harrison is still …read more

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Kayla Harrison Offers To Take Julianna Peña Under Her Mentorship

Kayla Harrison is offering to help Julianna Peña with her business.

Two of the most powerful women in MMA today are UFC bantamweight champion Julianna Peña and reigning PFL champion Kayla …read more

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Fighter vs. Writer: Beneil Dariush previews key UFC 274 fights; Kayla Harrison talks Cris Cyborg, Julianna Pena, and returning to PFL

Photo by Josh Hedges/Zuffa LLC

On episode 34 of The Fighter vs. The Writer, Beneil Dariush joins the show to give an update on his …read more

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PFL 2022, Week 3: Make your predictions for Kayla Harrison, Anthony Pettis, Rory MacDonald, more

We want your predictions for Friday’s PFL 2022, Week 3 event in Arlington, Texas.
Our staff picks feature includes the consensus picks from MMA Junkie readers. Simply cast your vote for …read more

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How to watch 2022 PFL 3: Who's fighting, lineup, start time, broadcast info

The PFL regular reason continues this week with 2022 PFL 3, which features women’s lightweights and welterweights in action for the first time this year.
Here’s how to watch PFL 3, with …read more

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'I couldn't see anything': How Bubba Jenkins overcame late eye injury to defeat Kyle Bochniak

ARLINGTON, Texas – Bubba Jenkins was en route to a flawless victory over Kyle Bochniak at 2022 PFL 2 until his eye got busted in Round 3.
Jenkins wound up defeating Bochniak …read more

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Sheymon Moraes happy he was able to make PFL season after undergoing knee surgery just six months ago

ARLINGTON, Texas – Six months removed from knee surgery, Sheymon Moraes’ team didn’t think he would make this year’s PFL season.
Not only did Moraes (14-5) prove his doubters wrong, but …read more

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Photo: See Ryoji Kudo’s gruesome cut from 2022 PFL 2

The ringside doctor attempts to stop the bleeding from a massive cut to Ryoji Kudo’s forehead at PFL 2.

Kudo and Brendan Loughnane went to …read more

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Brendan Loughnane thinks Ryoji Kudo was 'fading' before accidental clash of heads at 2022 PFL 2

Brendan Loughnane was not happy his fight with Ryoji Kudo at 2022 PFL 2 was stopped.
His fight Thursday at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas, was waved off when an accidental …read more

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Renan Ferreira sets PFL heavyweight knockout record, wants money record next

ARLINGTON, Texas – If Renan Ferreira wanted to put his name atop the list of heavyweight contenders for Bruno Cappelozza’s throne, consider the job done.
Ferreira (9-2) took out Jamelle Jones …read more

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Bruno Cappelozza continues PFL roll with memory of father at forefront

ARLINGTON, Texas – Bruno Cappelozza won the PFL’s heavyweight crown in 2021, and his quest to repeat this year got off to a rousing start Thursday.
Cappelozza (15-5) made fairly easy …read more

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Will The PFL Become Bigger Than Bellator, Or Even The UFC?

In March this year, the PFL pulled off what many did not expect. Kayla Harrison, arguably MMA’s biggest female star, was persuaded to remain with the promotion despite lucrative offers …read more

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PFL 2 Results: Renan Ferreira scores fastest KO in PFL heavyweight history

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) continued its 2022 Regular Season on Thursday at Esports Stadium Arlington, in Arlington, TX. The ten-fight event featured the Heavyweight and Featherweight divisions, with impressive …read more

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2022 PFL 2: Best photos from Arlington

Check out these photos of 2022 PFL 2 which took place at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photos courtesy of Cooper Neill, PFL MMA) …read more

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Bruno Cappelozza def. Stuart Austin at 2022 PFL 2: Best photos

Check out these photos from 2021 PFL champion Bruno Cappelozza’s first-round finish of Stuart Austin at 2022 PFL 2 at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas. (Photos courtesy of Cooper Neill, …read more

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PFL 2 Results & Highlights: Cappelozza Caps Off 3 Main-Card KOs

PFL’s heavyweights and featherweights took center stage for their season debut tonight at PFL 2, and MMA News will bring you the highlights!

Tonight, PFL 2 took place from the Esports …read more

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2022 PFL 2 results: Bruno Cappelozza picks up where he left off, pounds out Stuart Austin for TKO

Bruno Cappelozza won the whole shebang in 2021 and now he’s one step closer to repeating.
In the 2022 PFL 2 main event, Cappelozza (15-5) ground-and-pounded his way to a first-round …read more

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PFL 2: Renan Ferreira, Bruno Cappelozza are among the heavy hitters

Heavyweight division sees four knockouts in five fights to open season, while featherweights all go the distance. …read more

Source:: ESPN

PFL 2 results: Renan Ferreira scores knockout record, pulls ahead of Season 3 champ Bruno Cappelozza

Season 3 PFL heavyweight champ Bruno Cappelozza pulled off another concussive first-round finish at PFL 2. But he has a “Problema” on his hands.
Cappelozza’s TKO stoppage of Stuart Austin …read more

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Bruno Henrique Cappelozza Torches Stuart Austin in PFL 2 Headliner

Bruno Henrique Cappelozza picked up right where he left off in 2021. …read more

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Fastest KO in PFL heavyweight history: 6-foot-8-inch Renan Ferreira wrecks Jamelle Jones with sneaky shin to jaw

Renan Ferreira has entered the PFL record books.
During his season-opening fight Thursday at 2022 PFL 2 in Arlington, Texas, Ferreira (9-2) introduced his shin to Jamelle Jones’ chin in violent …read more

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PFL 2022 regular season, Week 2: Cappelozza vs. Austin results and discussion

Bruno Cappelozza and Stuart Austin at the PFL weigh-ins. | PFL MMA

The 2022 season of the Professional Fighters League continues!
Week 2 of the regular …read more

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PFL announces venue for upcoming trio of Atlanta events

Cooper Neill, PFL

The PFL has a venue for the second half of the 2022 season.
The league announced Thursday via press release that its previously …read more

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PFL 2022, Week 2: Cappelozza vs Austin preview, weigh-in results

This guy got really, really good real quick | Photo by Etsuo Hara/Getty Images

Heavyweights and featherweights begin the road to the million this week. …read more

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PFL 2: Cappelozza vs. Austin Takes Place Tonight On ESPN2

PFL’s heavyweights and featherweights will take center stage for their season debut tonight at PFL 2, and MMA News will bring you the highlights!

Tonight, PFL 2 takes place from the …read more

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PFL 2 2022 Regular Season Play-by-Play, Results & Round Scoring

The 2022 Professional Fighters League Season continues Thursday at 6:30 p.m. ET. …read more

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Brendan Loughnane sizes up opponent Ryoji Kudo, rest of PFL field: ‘For all we know, this guy could be the next Conor McGregor’

Brendan Loughnane and Ryoji Kudo | Cooper Neill, PFL

Brendan Loughnane admits that his first opponent this season is a mystery man.
On the PFL 2 …read more

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2022 PFL 2 live and official results (6:30 p.m. ET)

ARLINGTON, Texas – The second event of the 2022 PFL season takes place on Thursday at Esports Stadium, and MMA Junkie is on the scene reporting and providing live and …read more

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PFL 2 Results: Cappelozza vs. Austin

MMA Fighting has PFL 2 results for the Cappelozza vs. Austin fight card Thursday night at Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas.
In the heavyweight main event, Season 3 heavyweight tournament …read more

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2022 PFL 2 weigh-in results: No scale issues for featherweights, heavyweights

The weigh-ins are in the books for the PFL’s second event of the season, and all 20 fighters hit their marks on the scale.
Half of the fighters on the card …read more

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PFL 2 Weigh-in Results: All Heavyweights, Featherweights on Point

It’s full speed ahead for Week 2 of the Professional Fighters League regular season, as every heavyweight and featherweight set to compete made weight on Wednesday. …read more

Source:: Sherdog

Matheus Scheffel embraces underdog role ahead of PFL debut after ‘confusion’ led to heavyweight move

Matheus Scheffel | Photo via Cristiano Marcello

Matheus Scheffel wasn’t planning on moving up to heavyweight yet, but some miscommunication led to “Buffa” being among …read more

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Cappelozza’s 2021 PFL Title Win Was Happiest & Saddest Day Of His Life

2021 PFL heavyweight champion Bruno Cappelozza’s best day of his MMA career was also the worst in his personal life.

Cappelozza’s first season in the PFL wrapped up with an exciting …read more

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Chris Wade Felt “Tortured” By 2021 PFL Title Loss Ahead Of 2022 Debut

PFL featherweight Chris Wade’s 2021 PFL Championship loss to Movlid Khaybulaev was harder for him to stomach than most realized.

Wade will face former PFL champion Lance Palmer at PFL 2 …read more

Source:: MMANews

PFL 2022, Week 2 predictions: Who are our three unanimous picks in Texas?

Austin
vs.
Cappelozza
Palmer
vs.
Wade
Kudo
vs.
Loughnane
Ferreira
vs.
Jones
Goltsov
vs.
Goodale

MMA Junkie readers’
consensus picks
59-30

Cappelozza
(94%)

Palmer
(55%)

Loughnane
(90%)

Ferreira
(89%)

Goltsov
(85%)

Abbey Subhan
@kammakaze
67-36

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

Matt Erickson
@MMAjunkieMatt
67-36

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

Ken Hathaway
@kenshathaway
66-37
2018 Champion

Cappelozza

Wade

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

Simon Samano
@SJSamano
65-38

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

Mike Bohn
@MikeBohnMMA
65-38
2014 Champion

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

Brian Garcia
@thegoze
64-39
2017 Champion

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Jones

Goltsov

Nolan King
@mma_kings
64-39

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Jones

Goltsov

Farah Hannoun
@Farah_Hannoun
63-40

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Jones

Goltsov

Matthew Wells
@MrMWells
62-41

Cappelozza

Wade

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

George Garcia
@MMAjunkieGeorge
59-44

Cappelozza

Wade

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

Danny Segura
@dannyseguratv
49-54

Cappelozza

Palmer

Loughnane

Ferreira

Goltsov

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