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PFL announces welterweight, light heavyweight rosters for April 29 feat. Rory MacDonald, Tom Lawlor

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Professional Fighters League (PFL) today announced its welterweight and light heavyweight rosters for the 2021 regular season, beginning April 23 on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in primetime.

UFC veterans Rory MacDonald and Tom Lawlor are scheduled to compete.

“The welterweight division might be the deepest weight class in the PFL,” said PFL President of Fighter Operations, Ray Sefo. “With the addition of Rory to our two returning champions, there are no easy fights. The light heavyweights are stacked as well with Sordi and all the new top talent we’ve added. April 29 is going to be a fun night of fights.”

The 2021 Welterweight (170 lbs.) roster includes:

Nikolai Aleksakhin
Ray Cooper III
Rory MacDonald
Magomed Magomedkerimov
David Michaud
Sadibou Sy
Joao Zeferino

The 2021 Light Heavyweight (205 lbs.) roster includes:

Chris Camozzi
Cezar Ferreira
Marthin Hamlet
Jordan Johnson
Tom Lawlor
Smealinho Rama
Emiliano Sordi
Dan Spohn
Jordan Young

The 2021 PFL Season will begin April 23 on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ in primetime. The remaining regular season events will take place on April 29, May 6, June 10, June 17, and June 25.

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