Claressa Shields To Make MMA Debut At June 10th PFL Card

The long-awaited MMA debut of boxing prizefighter and gold medalist Claressa Shields is set to happen on June 10th against Brittany Elkin, as announced by the promotion Wednesday. The fight joins a PFL event that is set to happen at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, where the entire 2021 PFL … Continue reading Claressa Shields To Make MMA Debut At June 10th PFL Card

Alexander Martinez Replaces Johnny Case In April 23rd PFL Bout

UPDATE 4/6/21 3:51PM EDT:¬†Article updated with public statement from Johnny Case. Alexander Martinez will replace Johnny Case in a matchup against Loik Radzhabov at PFL's April 23rd event, as announced by the promotion Tuesday. The fight joins a card that will happen at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The change … Continue reading Alexander Martinez Replaces Johnny Case In April 23rd PFL Bout

Raush Manfio Replaces Olivier Aubin-Mercier At April 23rd PFL Event

Former UFC fighter Olivier Aubin-Mercier has been removed from PFL's April 23rd lineup, being replaced by Raush Manfio in a lightweight bout against Joilton Lutterbach. The promotion officially announced the change on Tuesday. It is not known currently why Aubin-Mercier was pulled from the lineup. The new matchup joins PFL's first event of the year, … Continue reading Raush Manfio Replaces Olivier Aubin-Mercier At April 23rd PFL Event

Fabricio Werdum and Kayla Harrison Among Names Announced For May 6th PFL Card

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Fabricio Werdum is scheduled to headline PFL's May 6th card, fighting Renan Ferreira at the season opener for the heavyweight and lightweight divisions. PFL's May 6th card will take place at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The fight will be done behind closed doors as part … Continue reading Fabricio Werdum and Kayla Harrison Among Names Announced For May 6th PFL Card

Antonio Carlos Junior Signs With PFL, Becomes Late Entrant Into Light Heavyweight Roster

Former UFC fighter Antonio Carlos Junior has signed with the PFL, becoming a late entrant into the promotion's light heavyweight season. News of Carlos Junior's entrance into the 2021 season was first reported by John Morgan of MMA Junkie. Carlos Junior will get his first fight on April 29th against fighting Tom Lawlor. He will … Continue reading Antonio Carlos Junior Signs With PFL, Becomes Late Entrant Into Light Heavyweight Roster

PFL Announces Ocean Casino Resort As Regular Season Bubble Venue

PFL's six regular-season events have been announced to take place at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA. The promotion will look to provide a "state-of-the-art bubble" that protects fighters from COVID-19, per a statement on Thursday. The venue will host the promotion's events from April to June. The Ocean Casino Resort's … Continue reading PFL Announces Ocean Casino Resort As Regular Season Bubble Venue

Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands

After a few events at the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA for their past few shows, UFC travelled to East Rutherford, New Jersey, USA for UFC 32. Headlining the show, one of UFC's most dominant fighters at the time, Tito Ortiz, returned to fight rising light heavyweight Elvis Sinosic. Here's how … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands

Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands Play-by-Play

This is the play-by-play to accompany this week's Flashback Friday article. The main article can be viewed here. Quick Results: Prelims: Bout 1: Tony DeSouza def. Paul Rodriguez via Submission, Guillotine Choke Bout 2: Ricco Rodriguez def. Andrei Arlovski via TKO, Punches (RD 3, 1:23) Main Card: Bout 3: Vladimir Matyushenko def. Yuki Kondo via … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 32: Showdown in the Meadowlands Play-by-Play

Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded

Heading to the Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, New Jersey, USA, UFC held an event on May 4th, 2001, titled "Locked and Loaded." The card had two championship bouts, with newly crowned heavyweight champion Randy Couture headlining the card against Pedro Rizzo. Changes To The UFC Some small changes happened at UFC 31. For … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded

Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded Play-by-Play

Here's play-by-play of UFC 31: Locked and Loaded, which first happened on May 4th, 2001. A formal report of the event can be viewed here. Quick Results: Bout 1: Tony DeSouza def. Steve Berger via Decision, Unanimous Bout 2: BJ Penn def. Joey Gilbert via KO, Punches (RD 1, 4:57) Bout 3: Matt Lindland def. … Continue reading Flashback Friday: UFC 31: Locked and Loaded Play-by-Play