Friday, October 11, 2019

The PFL 2019, Playoffs 1 event took place Thursday, October 11th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event featured the men's welterweight quarterfinals and semi-finals, as well as the women's lightweight semi-final bouts.

Main Card (Live on ESPN2, 10:00 PM EST)

-David Michaud defeated Glaico Franca by Majority Decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28) (WW Semi-final)
-Ray Cooper III defeated Chris Curtis by KO (Punches, Round 2, 0:11) (WW Semi-final)
-Larissaa Pacheco defeated Sarah Kaufmann by Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) (LW Semi-final)
-David Michaud defeated John Howard by Unanimous Decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18) (WW quarterfinal)
-Magomed Magomedkerimov defeated Chris Curtis (20-17, 20-18, 20-18)(WW Quarterfinal)

Preliminary Card (Live on ESPN+, 7:00 PM EST)

-Ray Cooper III vs. Sadibou Sy was a majority draw (20-18, 19-19, 19-19) but Cooper III advances by Judges’ Award
-Glaico Franca defeated Andre Fialho by Majority Decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19) (WW Quarterfinal)
-Nikolay Aleksakhin defeated Jesse Ronson by TKO (Punches, Round 1, 3:37)
-Brendan Loughnane defeated Matt Wagy by Unanimous Decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Magomed Magomedkerimov has withdrawn from the welterweight semifinals due to injury, and has been replaced by Chris Curtis.

And finally, welterweights Glaico Franca and Chris Curtis announced their retirements, after failing to advance to the finals.