Ray Cooper III and Rory MacDonald Make Weight For Highly-Anticipated Welterweight Main Event
Clay Collard and Raush Manfio Also On Weight For Final Four Lightweight Matchup
PFL 7 airs live on Friday, August 13 at 5:30 p.m. ET on ESPN+ (English and Spanish) then the action continues on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes (Spanish) at 9 p.m. ET
HOLLYWOOD, FLORIDA – The Professional Fighters League, the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, held official weigh-ins for PFL 7, marking the start of the 2021 PFL Playoffs. Headlining the card will be a massive welterweight final four showdown between 2019 PFL Welterweight Champion Ray Cooper III and former world champion Rory MacDonald in the main event.
2018 PFL Welterweight Champion Magomed Magomedkerimov faces Sadibou Sy in the co-main event. They will square off in a welterweight bout that will pit the victor against the winner of the Cooper-MacDonald matchup.
Also on the card, the lightweight semifinals get underway, as Clay Collard faces Raush Manfio, and 2019 PFL Lightweight Runner-Up Loik Radzhabov takes on Alexander Martinez.
Cooper III, who entered the postseason as the number 3-seed, came in at 169.8-pounds, while MacDonald, the number 2-seed, weighed in at 170.8-pounds. Cooper III and MacDonald are two of the division’s biggest stars, and this highly-anticipated matchup will decide who moves one step closer to a PFL World Championship and $1 million purse.
Magomedkerimov, who comes in as the number 4-seed, tipped the scales at 171-pounds. Number 5-seed Sy, who serves as a replacement for top-seeded Joåo Zeferino, came in at 169.2-pounds.
Collard weighed in at 155.8-pounds, while Manfio weighed in at 156-pounds. Radzhabov came in at 156-pounds, while Martinez came in at 155.6-pounds.
OFFICIAL PFL 7 WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
Ray Cooper III (169.8 lbs.) vs. Rory MacDonald (170.8 lbs.)
Sadibou Sy (169.2 lbs.) vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov (171 lbs.)
Clay Collard (155.8 lbs.) vs. Raush Manfio (156 lbs.)
Loik Radzhabov (156 lbs.) vs. Alexander Martinez (155.6 lbs.)
Gleison Tibau (171 lbs.) vs. Micah Terrill (170.8 lbs.)
Olivier Aubin-Mercer (155.6 lbs.) vs. Darrell Horcher (159.2 lbs.)
Brett Cooper (169.8 lbs.) vs. Tyler Hill (171 lbs.)
Magomed Umalatov (171 lbs.) vs. Leandro Silva (172.4 lbs.)
Kyron Bowen (170.8 lbs.) vs. Michael Lombardo (171 lbs.)
Hopeton Stewart (154.8 lbs.) vs. Elvin Espinoza (155.2 lbs.)