The former World Series of Fighting featherweight champion, Andre Harrison (18-0) fights in the co-main event Thursday night, at the Nassau Coliseum, minutes from where Harrison grew up. The undefeated fighter captured everyone’s attention as he entered Longo and Weidman MMA gym where the PFL 4 open workouts were being held.
Harrison, 30, the favorite heading into his fight. He hails from Freeport, New York. The Long Island native finally received the well-deserved attention by the media heading into his second regular season bout. Claiming eighteen wins without a loss in MMA is a rare task and the mixed martial arts community needs to understand Harrison is a TOP featherweight in the world.
Harrison looks to remain perfect inside the cage against Nazareno Malegarie (35-4), the No. 2 ranked featherweight in Brazil, according to Tapology.com. Harrison entered the gym with his Bellmore Kickboxing family, including his daughter, manager Matt Culley, and Harrison’s Head Coach, Keith Trimble.
PFL 4 is the fourth installment of the newly developed Professional Fighters League season. Each fighter fights two bouts during the regular season. Eight fighters of the twelve fighters in the division make the place offs being seeded according to the points accumulated over the course of their regular season wins.
Eleven fights are scheduled for Thursday night at the Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, NY. Fights air on Facebook Live at 6 PM, which follows the pre-fight show that starts at 5:30 PM on Facebook Live. The main card airs live on NBC Sports Network at 9 PM est.
The PFL 4 workout took place at Longo and Weidman MMA gym in Garden City, New York.
Andre Harrison Open Workout Scrum:
Undefeated Featherweight Andre Harrison (18-0) Speaks to the Media after his Open workout for PFL4 Harrison Fights at Nassau Coliseum Thursday, July 19, 2018. July 17, 2018.