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Exciting Featherweight and Light Heavyweight Semifinals at 2023 PFL Playoffs

Don’t miss the thrilling featherweight and light heavyweight semifinals at the 2023 PFL Playoffs. Catch all the action on ESPN and ESPN+ as top fighters battle for a spot in the finals.

Exciting Featherweight and Light Heavyweight Semifinals at 2023 PFL Playoffs

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) is set to kick off the 2023 PFL Playoffs with thrilling matchups in the featherweight and light heavyweight divisions. Taking place on August 4th at the Boeing Center at Tech Port in San Antonio, Texas, fight fans can expect an action-packed night of MMA.

In the main event, top-seeded Bubba “Bad Man” Jenkins from the United States will face off against fourth-seeded Jesus “El Mudo” Pinedo from Peru in a catchweight semifinal bout. Pinedo missed weight during the weigh-ins, resulting in a 20-percent purse forfeiture to Jenkins. Despite the setback, both fighters are determined to put on a show and secure their spot in the finals.

The co-main event features a showdown between 2022 semifinalist and number one seed Joshua Silveira, also from the United States, and fellow American Ty “Big Medicine” Flores in a light heavyweight semifinal contest. Silveira, weighing in at 204 pounds, will look to utilize his skills and experience to overcome Flores, who makes his first appearance in the PFL Playoffs.

The PFL Playoffs will also showcase other exciting matchups, including featherweight semifinal #2 between Gabriel Braga and Chris Wade, as well as light heavyweight semifinal #2 between Marthin Hamlet and Impa Kasanganay. Additionally, there will be a catchweight showcase bout between Elvin Espinoza and Keoni Diggs, with Diggs forfeiting 20% of his purse due to missing weight.

On the ESPN+ card, fans can look forward to welterweight showcase fights between Thad Jean and Ali Omar, women’s flyweight showcase between Desiree Yanez and Lisa Mauldin, welterweight showcase between Anthony Ivy and Carson Hardman, women’s flyweight showcase between Chelsea Hackett and Ky Bennett, and a light heavyweight showcase between Billy Elekana and Chuck Campbell.

Don’t miss out on the electrifying action as the 2023 PFL Playoffs kick off with the featherweight and light heavyweight semifinals. Tune in to ESPN and ESPN+ on August 4th to witness these talented fighters battle it out for a chance to compete in the finals.

Fight Results

Matchup Winner Loser Method Round Time
Bubba Jenkins vs. Jesus Pinedo Bubba Jenkins Jesus Pinedo Decision 3
Joshua Silveira vs. Ty Flores Joshua Silveira Ty Flores TKO 2
Gabriel Braga vs. Chris Wade Gabriel Braga Chris Wade Submission 1
Marthin Hamlet vs. Impa Kasanganay Marthin Hamlet Impa Kasanganay KO 1
Elvin Espinoza vs. Keoni Diggs Elvin Espinoza Keoni Diggs Decision 3
Thad Jean vs. Ali Omar Thad Jean Ali Omar Decision 3
Desiree Yanez vs. Lisa Mauldin Desiree Yanez Lisa Mauldin Submission 2
Anthony Ivy vs. Carson Hardman Anthony Ivy Carson Hardman TKO 1
Chelsea Hackett vs. Ky Bennett Chelsea Hackett Ky Bennett Decision 3
Billy Elekana vs. Chuck Campbell Billy Elekana Chuck Campbell Decision 3