PFL 7 finalized with Smealinho Rama vs. Jamie Abdallah headliner

Watch PFL7 LIVE in Atlantic City Aug 30 The PFL’s next trip to New Jersey is finalized with a five-bout main card. Headlining the event is a light heavyweight bout between Smealinho Rama and Jamie Abdallah, who both look to rebound from recent losses under the PFL banner. PFL 7 takes place Aug. 30 at…

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Ray Cooper III believe the PFL is true to the sport of MMA

Ray Cooper III quickly became a welterweight favorite last week with his 18 second, first-round knockout of Pavlo Kush at PFL 6 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Prior to that, he was an underdog at PFL 3 when he finished Jake Shields in Washington D.C. His focus and tenacity have carried him into the playoffs…

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Olympian Kayla Harrison guarantees future fight with Cris Cyborg

Immediately following Kayla Harrison’s first MMA fight in June, it was difficult not to mention the Ronda Rousey comparison. The result, after all, was a first-round armbar. But following her second pro fight — a third-round TKO against lightweight Jozette Cotton last weekend at PFL 6 in Atlantic City — that comparison isn’t as evident….

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New arena in Congress Heights set to host Professional Fighters League playoffs

The Professional Fighters League, a fledgling mixed martial arts organization that made its first appearance in the District last month, is set to come back in the fall for a portion of its postseason, the PFL and Events DC announced Friday. The PFL semifinals are to be held Oct. 20 at the new Entertainment and…

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Fight Facts: PFL 6 Regular Season 2018

Returning to Atlantic City, New Jersey, for the first time since WSOF 5 in 2013, Professional Fighters League brought the second stage of the opening round of the welterweight and middleweight tournaments. The event featured the quickest win in World Series of Fighting/PFL history, the incredibly rare occasion where no betting underdog scored an upset…

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Joao Zeferino Fought Through Illness at PFL 6

Joao Zeferino Fought Through Illness at PFL 6 Joao Zeferino won at PFL 6 and with the action leading up to the submission that won him the fight it did not seem like anything was wrong. Little did fans know, he was not fighting at his full potential in Atlantic City, New Jersey Thursday night….

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Olympic gold medalist Kayla Harrison wins 2nd pro fight by TKO

The sixth week of PFL’s 2018 season just ended with Ray Cooper III smoking Pavel Kusch in a brief 18 seconds to win six points, giving him eleven points total. The co-main event saw Magomed Magomedkerimov and Bojan Velickovic went back and forth for the full fifteen minutes. When it was all said and done,…

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Raymond Cooper III snags No. 1 seed with 18-second TKO, Kayla Harrison remains unbeaten

Raymond Cooper III is for real. The 25-year-old Hawaiian was hard-pressed to top his impressive finish of veteran Jake Shields that happened just a month ago, but Cooper (15-5) did just that with an 18-second TKO of Pavlo Kusch (23-6) in the welterweight main event of PFL 6 on Thursday at the Ocean Resort Casino…

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PFL 6 – Live Round-by-Round Coverage

Gasan Umalatov vs. Eddie Gordon (Middleweight Bout) Round 1: The two touch gloves and Gordon lands first with an outside leg kick. Umalatov responds with a leg kic of his own. Gordon pressuring Umalatov. Umalatov delivers an outside leg kick. Gordon misses with a combination. He lands a right hand. They exchange right hands and…

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Ray Cooper III avenged his father against Shields, wants to rule PFL – MMA Fighting

Watch PFL6 LIVE in Atlantic City Aug 16 When the PFL was first conceived, Jake Shields looked as though he’d found the perfect organization to carry out the what was left of his MMA career. Not only was season structure suited to him psychologically in that it was essentially a tournament — something he said…

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Jake Shields Considering Retirement if he Loses at PFL 6

Watch PFL6 LIVE in Atlantic City Aug 16 Jake Shields may walk away from the sport of mixed martial arts if he loses this Thursday night (Aug. 16). Shields is coming off a stunning second-round TKO loss to Ray Cooper III at PFL 3 last month. Shields never got going and was dominated all the…

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Joao Zeferino not taking playoffs for granted ahead of PFL 6 bout vs. Yuri Villefort

Watch PFL6 LIVE in Atlantic City Aug 16 After a quick win in his first fight of the season at PFL 3 in July, Joao Zeferino has his foot in the door for the playoffs this fall. But Zeferino (22-9) isn’t taking his Thursday fight against Yuri Villefort (11-6) lightly by any stretch of the…

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