PFL 5 line-up released: Bruno Cappelozza vs. Matheus Scheffel to headline
PFL 5 is set
As the second round of the Professional Fighter Leagues’ 2022 regular season draws closer, they have finalized and released the fifth event of the season.
Taking place at the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, PFL 5 will go live on June 24th.
Set to headline the event is the 2021 heavyweight tournament champion, Bruno Cappelozza. Cappelozza (15-5-0) defeated Stuart Austin via first-round TKO in the first round of this season’s tournament. He will go up against fellow Brazilian Matt Scheffel (15-8-0), who lost his first bout of the season to Ante Delija.
In the co-main event, Anthony Pettis (25-12-0) will look to score his second win with the promotion as he meets Stevie Ray (23-10-0). Pettis defeated Myles Price in his first bout of the season while Ray came up short against Alex Martinez in his.
Check out the full line-up below:
OFFICIAL: #2022PFL5 Matchups are SET! @ESPNPlus | @espnmma pic.twitter.com/kkEBMWpzyD
— PFL (@PFLMMA) May 26, 2022
The PFL 5 event will feature featherweights and heavyweights, while just one week prior the lightweights and light heavyweights will battle it out.
Check out the PFL 4 card below:
Lightweights and Light Heavyweights put on a SHOW at PFL 1 🔥
Second Half of the Regular Season Begins June 17 on ESPN & @ESPNPlus #2022PFL4 pic.twitter.com/ex48uT1hlq
— PFL (@PFLMMA) May 18, 2022
Considering the current PFL standings, who do you favor to win the 2022 season?
As a recent graduate from Lewis-Clark State College with a B.S. in History, Bjorn first fell in love with mixed martial arts when he watched UFC 196. As a contributor for MyMMANews, Bjorn matches his love for MMA, history, and writing.