Full Lineup Announced for Professional Fighters League Championships on Oct. 27

By: Tristen Critchfield
Sep 27, 2021


The fight card for the Professional Fighters League Championships on Oct. 27 is official.

The promotion announced the full lineup — with the exception of one as yet to be announced preliminary bout — on Monday. The main card airs on ESPN2 and is headlined by a women’s lightweight title clash betweeen Kayla Harrison and Taylor Guardado. Three other $1 million championship bouts are set for the main card: Ray Cooper III vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov at welterweight; Bruno Cappelozza vs. Ante Delija at heavyweight and Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Chris Wade at featherweight.

Rounding out the main draw is boxing champion Claressa Shields second pro MMA bout, as she meets Abigail Montes.

Two championship fights will take place on the prelims: Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Marthin Hamlet at light heavyweight and Loik Radzhabov vs. Raush Manfio at lightweight. The preliminary draw will also see Omari Akhemdov face Jordan Young at middleweight, while Don Madge meets Nathan Williams at lightweight. The preliminary lineup will stream on ESPN+.

“The PFL World Championship on Wednesday, Oct. 27 will showcase the determination and resilience our world class fighters have showcased throughout the season in their quest to become a PFL World Champion,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “After what’s already been an incredibly successful season, I cannot wait to crown this year’s six champions.”

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