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PFL 9: Collard vs Burgos – Exciting Playoffs Set to Take Place at Madison Square Garden

Don’t miss the thrilling PFL 9 event at Madison Square Garden featuring the 2023 Playoffs in the welterweight and lightweight classes. Get all the details here!

The highly anticipated PFL 9 event is set to take place at the iconic Madison Square Garden in New York on Wednesday, August 23. This thrilling event will showcase the 2023 Playoffs in the welterweight and lightweight classes, promising an action-packed night of fights.

Clay Collard vs Shane Burgos – Lightweight Playoff

In the all-American main event, fans will witness an intense battle between Clay Collard (23-10) and Shane Burgos (16-4) in the Playoff at lightweight. Both fighters are known for their explosive fighting styles and have a proven track record of delivering exciting performances.

Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs Bruno Miranda – Lightweight Playoff

The co-main event features Canada’s Olivier Aubin-Mercier (19-5) facing off against Brazil’s Bruno Miranda (16-3) in the second Playoff at lightweight. This matchup promises to be a clash of styles, with Aubin-Mercier’s technical prowess going up against Miranda’s aggressive striking.

Sadibou Sy vs Carlos Leal – Welterweight Playoff

Adding to the excitement, Sweden’s Sadibou Sy (15-6-2) will take on Brazil’s Carlos Leal (19-4) in the Playoff at welterweight. Both fighters are known for their knockout power and will be looking to secure a spot in the next round of the Playoffs.

Magomed Magomedkerimov vs Solomon Renfro – Welterweight Playoff

Another thrilling matchup in the welterweight division will see Magomed Magomedkerimov (32-6) facing off against Solomon Renfro (11-3) of the United States. Magomedkerimov, a seasoned veteran, will be looking to showcase his skills against the tough and determined Renfro.

Biaggio Ali Walsh vs Ed Davis – Amateur Showcase Bout

In an amateur showcase bout at lightweight, Muhammad Ali’s grandson Biaggio Ali Walsh (4-1) will meet fellow-American Ed Davis (2-1). This matchup is sure to be a treat for fans, as both fighters look to make a name for themselves in the world of MMA.

Stay tuned for the full fight card and weigh-in results, as PFL 9: Collard vs Burgos promises to be an unforgettable night of high-stakes action.

PFL 9 – 2023 Playoff Fight Card

Main Card

Fight Weight Class
Clay Collard vs. Shane Burgos Lightweight Playoff
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Bruno Miranda Lightweight Playoff
Sadibou Sy vs. Carlos Leal Welterweight Playoff
Magomed Magomedkerimov vs. Solomon Renfro Welterweight Playoff
Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Ed Davis Amateur Showcase Bout


Alexei Pergande vs. Shawn Stefanelli
Mostafa Rashed Neda vs. Korey Kuppe
Abigail Montes vs. Michelle Montague
Abdullah Al-Qahtani vs. David Zelner
John Caldone vs. Nathaniel Grimard