Get ready for an action-packed night of fights at the 2023 PFL Playoffs 2. Check out the exciting matchups and find out who will advance to the finals. Don’t miss the intense MMA action at Madison Square Garden!
The highly anticipated 2023 PFL Playoffs 2 is just around the corner, and fans are in for a treat with some thrilling matchups set to take place at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. Despite a few hiccups during the weigh-ins, the tournament brackets remain intact, promising an action-packed night of fights.
The main card, which will be broadcasted on ESPN and streamed on ESPN+, features a lineup of talented fighters ready to showcase their skills. In the heavyweight semifinals, Renan Ferreira will face off against Maurice Greene, while Denis Goltsov takes on Jordan Heiderman. These bouts are sure to deliver explosive knockouts and intense grappling exchanges.
The women’s featherweight semifinals will also be a highlight of the evening. Larissa Pacheco and Olena Kolesnyk are set to collide in a battle of power and technique, while Marina Mokhnatkina squares off against Amber Leibrock. Expect these fighters to leave it all in the cage as they vie for a spot in the finals.
Unfortunately, there were a couple of setbacks during the weigh-ins. Louie Sutherland and Daiqwon Buckley were scheduled for a heavyweight showcase bout, but Buckley missed weight by over 6 pounds. As a result, the fight has been moved to the super heavyweight division. Additionally, the lightweight showcase bout between Chris Mixan and Eddy George was canceled due to licensing issues with Mixan.
Here are the official weigh-in results for 2023 PFL Playoffs 2:
|Renan Ferreira vs. Maurice Greene||Heavyweight Semifinal|
|Larissa Pacheco vs. Olena Kolesnyk*||Women’s Featherweight Semifinal|
|Denis Goltsov vs. Jordan Heiderman||Heavyweight Semifinal|
|Marina Mokhnatkina vs. Amber Leibrock||Women’s Featherweight Semifinal|
|Satoshi Ishii vs. Danilo Marques||Heavyweight|
|Maira Mazar vs. Kaytlin Neil||Women’s Flyweight|
|Daiqwon Buckley** vs. Louis Sutherland||Super Heavyweight|
*Kolesnyk fined 20 percent of her purse and penalized 1 point for missing weight
**Buckley fined 20 percent of his purse for missing weight
Despite these minor setbacks, the 2023 PFL Playoffs 2 is shaping up to be an unforgettable night of MMA action. Make sure to tune in to witness the excitement and see who will advance to the finals!
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