ATLANTIC CITY, NEW JERSEY – The second half of the Skilled Fighters League 2021 Common Season continues tonight with PFL 5, that includes the league’s high welterweight and light-weight heavyweight contenders as they give the impression of being to earn their place within the 2021 PFL Playoffs. PFL 5 emanates from the PFL Common Season Bubble on the Ocean Resort On line casino in Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey.
Headlining tonight’s 10-fight providing is welterweight blended martial arts star Rory “The Purple King” MacDonald taking over Brazilian veteran Gleison Tibau. MacDonald is trying to comply with up on his dominant PFL debut and earn a spot within the postseason. Tibau, then again, is trying to maintain his PFL hopes alive and can attempt to bounce again on the expense of MacDonald.
Within the co-main occasion, 2019 PFL Welterweight Champion Ray Cooper III faces Nikolay Aleksakhin. Cooper III additionally has his sights set on a return to the PFL playoffs as he tries to stay unbeaten within the common season. Aleksakhin, in the meantime, finds himself in a must-win state of affairs as he appears to choose up his first win of the 2021 PFL season.
Additionally on the cardboard, 2019 PFL Gentle Heavyweight Champion Emiliano “He-Man” Sordi faces Dan Spohn in a featured bout between high 205-pound contenders. Sordi goals to maneuver one step nearer to a different PFL Gentle Heavyweight Championship run, whereas Spohn is hungry to bounce again from his loss earlier this season.
COMPLETE PFL 5 RESULTS:
- Rory MacDonald vs. Gleison Tibau
- Ray Cooper III vs. Nikolai Aleksakhin
- Emiliano Sordi vs. Dan Spohn
- Cezar Ferreira vs. Chris Camozzi
- Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Vinny Magalhaes
- Marthin Hamlet vs. Cory Hendricks
- Joao Zeferino vs. Jason Ponet
- Magomed Magomedkerimov vs. Curtis Millender
- Tom Lawlor vs. Jordan Younger
- Sadibou Sy vs. Aleksei Kunchenko
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