previously reported, Werdum pulled out of a scheduled clash
Sayles because he hadn’t recovered from the damage received in
a technical knockout loss to Renan
Ferreira at PFL 3 on May 8. Though the defeat was overturned to
a no contest when video footage revealed that Ferreira tapped to a
triangle choke moments earlier, Werdum will nonetheless be unable
to compete on June 25 because he did not receive medical
Meanwhile, Usman has pulled out of a clash with Denis
Goltsov due to injury. The younger brother of UFC welterweight
Usman was submitted by Sayles in his first appearance of the
season at PFL 3.
As a result, Sayles and Goltsov will square off in a heavyweight
main card bout, the promotion announced Tuesday.
PFL 6 takes place on June 25 at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic
City, N.J., and is headlined by a women’s lightweight scrap pitting
Harrison against Cindy
Dandois. The main card airs on ESPN2 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT
following prelims on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT.