Atlantic City, New Jersey – The Professional Fighters League, the fastest growing and most innovative sports league in the world kicked off their highly-anticipated 2021 season, Friday, at the Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. For the complete and official results you can go here.
The night featured ten exciting bouts, which featured a handful of massive upsets, including Clay Collard edging out former UFC champion Anthony Pettis by Unanimous Decision in the main event. In the co-main event, Marcin Held handed two-time PFL Lightweight Champion Natan Schulte his first loss in the promotion, while highly-touted prospect Bubba Jenkins announced his arrival in the PFL featherweight division by defeating two-time PFL Featherweight champion Lance Palmer.
Additionally, Brendan Loughnane provided the season’s first highlight reel worthy-stoppage by knocking out Sheymon Moraes in the first round.
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