The interesting and exciting showcase of PFL and Bellator champions is finally set and will go down February 24 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
“PFL Champions versus Bellator Champions is game changing for fighters and fans,” PFL CEO Peter Murray said in a statement.
The card will feature four champion vs. champion showdowns. Here’s what we know about the format of the fights:
- Four champion vs. champion fights
- Each fight is 3 x 5 minutes
- No titles on the line
- Elbows will be allowed (traditionally not allowed during the PFL season)
Check out the announced fights below!
PFL vs Bellator champions
As part of the PFL’s super fight series, the card will stream on ESPN+ pay-per-view.
The fight card will also feature a number of other high profile fighters like Biaggio Ali Walsh, who will make his pro debut, former UFC star Yoel Romero and legendary boxing champion Claressa Shields.
- PFL heavyweight champion Renan Ferreira vs. Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader
- PFL light heavyweight champion Impa Kasanganay vs. Bellator middleweight champion Johnny Eblen
- PFL welterweight champion Magomed Magomedkerimov will face Bellator welterweight champion Jason Jackson
- PFL featherweight champion Jesus Pinedo will face Bellator featherweight champion Patricio Pitbull
- Bruno Cappelozza vs. Vadim Nemkov
- Thiago Santos vs. Yoel Romero
- Clay Collard vs. AJ McKee
- Gabriel Braga vs. Aaron Pico
- Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Chris Morris
- Claressa Shields vs. Kelsey DeSantis
- Abdullah Al-Qahtani vs. Edukondal Rao
- Malik Basahel vs. Vinicius Pereira
* Fight card and bout order is a subject of change.
“The Middle East is the fight capital of the world, and the Professional Fighters League is proud to bring the world’s best combat sports stars to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia for Riyadh Season to host the first-ever PFL PPV Super Fight mega-global event,” Murray said
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