The PFL 2021 season is coming to a close.
With the conclusion of the point-based tournament comes another six million dollars to be rewarded to the victors who scratched and clawed their ways to the top.
Promotional newcomers such as former UFC champions Anthony Pettis and Fabricio Werdum had high hopes while reigning champions were expected to remain consistent. However, neither of those things happened as Pettis and Werdum didn’t win a single fight, and former season winners such as Natan Schulte and Lance Palmer were left on the outside looking in.
Some familiar faces still won their way through as a 2019 rematch at welterweight sees Ray Cooper III look for redemption against Magomed Mgomedkerimov. In the women’s lightweight class, two-time Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison is still an unbeatable force — for now.
The live stream for the PFL Championship pre-fight press conference on Sept. 29 at 2:00 PM EST can be seen above. The fight card takes place on Oct. 27 live from Miami, Florida. The full lineup of fights is below.
- Lightweight – 155lbs: Claressa Shields vs. Abigail Montes
- Welterweight – 170lbs: Ray Cooper III vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov
- Lightweight: Loik Radzhabov vs. Raush Manfio
- Lightweight: Kayla Harrison vs. Taylor Guardado
- Heavyweight – 207-265lbs: Ante Delija vs. Bruno Cappelozza
- Featherweight – 145lbs: Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Chris Wade
- Light Heavyweight – 205lbs: Antônio Carlos Júnior vs. Marthin Hamlet
- Lightweight: Don Madge vs. Nathan Williams
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