Kayla Harrison and Martina Jindrova make weight for their
Women’s Lightweight Semifinals Main Event
Chris Wade and Brendan Loughnane set for their
Featherweight Semifinals Co-Main Event
2022 PFL Playoffs London airs live this Saturday, August 20th starting
at 1:00 PM ET on ESPN+, the action continues on ESPN at 2:00 PM ET.
LONDON, ENGLAND - The Professional Fighters League, the fastest-growing and most innovative sports league in the world, continues with the 2022 PFL Playoffs London, which takes place at the Copper Box Arena in London, England tomorrow August 20. The card features must-see semifinals bouts in the Featherweight and Women’s Lightweight divisions. The main event will see undefeated American Kayla Harrison take on Martina Jindrova of the Czech Republic in a Women’s Lightweight semifinals bout.
Harrison, weighed in at 155-pounds, is seeking a historic third PFL world championship. She finished the Regular Season as the number 2-seed, with victories over Marina Mokhnatkina and Kaitlin Young. Jinrdova, meanwhile, weighed in at 154-pounds, as she tries to end Harrison’s undefeated streak. Jindrova finished the Regular Season as the number 3-seed, with wins over Vanessa Melo and Zamzagul Fayzallanova.
In the co-main event, Chris “The Long Island Killer” Wade of the United States faces London’s own Brendan Loughnane in a semifinals bout in the Featherweight division.
Wade came in at 145-pounds as he looks for a return trip to the finals. The 2021 Featherweight runner-up clinched the division’s top seed with wins over former two-time champion Lance Palmer and Kyle Bochniack. Loughnane, on the other hand, weighed in at 145-pounds for his return to the PFL Playoffs. The London native finished the season as the fourth-seeded featherweight, with wins over Ryoji Kudo and Ago Huskic.
In the other Women’s Lightweight semifinal, top-seeded Larissa Pacheco (155 lbs.) of Brazil meets fourth-seeded Olena “Cannon” Kolesnyk (156 lbs.) of Ukraine.
In the other Featherweight semifinal matchup, second-seeded Ryoji Kudo (145 lbs.) of Japan takes on Bubba “Bad Man” Jenkins (146 lbs.) of the United States.
COMPLETE PFL PLAYOFFS LONDON WEIGH-IN RESULTS:
2023 PFL EUROPE QUALIFIERS (ESPN+)
Semifinals Main Card (ESPN & ESPN+)
Showcase Bout Undercard (ESPN+)