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HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – FightBook MMA has your weigh-in results for the 2021 PFL Playoffs 1. The weigh-ins will take place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino.
This event takes place on Friday, August 13, 2021, and will air live on ESPN2 and ESPN+. Fighters across the lightweight and welterweight divisions will look to make it out of the final four and move one step closer to becoming a PFL champion and capturing $1 million in prize money.
In the main event, former Bellator welterweight champion and UFC contender Rory MacDonald takes on 2019 PFL welterweight champ Ray Cooper III in a semifinal bout of the playoffs. The other welterweight semifinal will be in the co-main event, as Sadibou Sy meets Magomed Magomedkerimov.
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.
2021 PFL Playoffs 1 weigh-in results:
MAIN CARD ( ESPN+ and ESPN 2, 9:00 p.m. ET)
- Rory MacDonald (170.75) vs. Ray Cooper III (169.75)
- Sadibou Sy (169.25) vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov (171)
- Clay Collard (155.75) vs. Raush Manfio (156)
- Loik Radzhabov (156) vs. Alexander Martinez (155.5)
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5:30 p.m. ET)
- Micah Terrill (170.75) vs. Gleison Tibau (171)
- Darrell Horcher (159.25)* vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier (155.5)
- Tyler Hill (171) vs. Brett Cooper (169.75)
- Magomed Umalatov (171) vs. Leonardo Silva (172.5)*
- Kyron Bowen (170.75) vs. Michael Lombardo (171)
- Elvin Espinoza (155.25) vs. Hopeton Stewart (154.75)
*missed weight, will be fined a percentage of their purse
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Executive Writer, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a passion for Combat Sports and also a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s also a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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