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PFL 8: Ferreira vs. Greene Headlines Heavyweight and Women’s Featherweight Semifinals

Don’t miss the thrilling heavyweight and women’s featherweight semifinals at PFL 8! Renan Ferreira takes on Maurice Greene in the main event, while Larissa Pacheco faces Olena Kolesnyk in the co-main event.

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) playoffs continue this Friday with an action-packed card in New York City. PFL 8, which will take place on August 18, 2023, at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, features thrilling matchups in the heavyweight and women’s featherweight divisions.

In the main event, Renan Ferreira and Maurice Greene will clash in a highly anticipated heavyweight semifinal bout. Both fighters are determined to secure their spot in the finals and vie for the PFL heavyweight championship. Ferreira, known for his explosive power, will look to showcase his skills against the resilient Greene.

The women’s featherweight division will also witness an exciting showdown between Larissa Pacheco and Olena Kolesnyk in the co-main event. Pacheco, the reigning lightweight champion, aims to make history by becoming the PFL’s first-ever two-division champion. Having previously defeated Kolesnyk twice, Pacheco is confident in her abilities and eager to advance to the finals.

The weigh-ins for PFL 8 will take place on Thursday, setting the stage for an intense night of fights. Here are the matchups for the main card:

Division Fighters Weight
Heavyweight Renan Ferreira 259.6
Maurice Greene 261.8
Women’s Featherweight Larissa Pacheco 146
Olena Kolesnyk 147.8*
Heavyweight Denis Goltsov 243
Jordan Heiderman 247.2
Women’s Featherweight Marina Mokhnatkina 145
Amber Leibrock 145.8
Featherweight Nathan Kelly 145.4
Damion Nelson 145.8

The preliminary card will also feature exciting matchups, including a lightweight bout between Chris Mixan and Eddie George. Unfortunately, the women’s flyweight bout between Kaytlin Neil and Maíra Mazar has been cancelled.

Don’t miss the electrifying action at PFL 8 as these fighters battle it out for a chance at glory and the opportunity to become champions in their respective divisions!