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Fabricio Werdum vs Renan Ferreira, Kayla Harrison vs Mariana Morais top PFL event on May 6

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Professional Fighters League (PFL) will continue its regular season with high-profile matchups in the heavyweight and women’s lightweight division, taking place on Thurs., May 6, 2021 inside Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey.

The main event will pit former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (24-9-1) against Brazilian behemoth Renan Ferreira (6-2). “Vai Cavalo” has not competed since his submission win over Alexander Gustafsson in summer 2020. As for “Problema,” he was last seen strangling Jared Vanderaa on the regional circuit in Aug. 2019.

In the PFL 3 co-main event, Kayla Harrison (8-0) will try to repeat her championship performance from 2019, going head-to-head with Sao Paulo’s Mariana Morais (16-10). With the promotion postponing its 2020 season (due to COVID-19), Harrison made a pit stop in Invicta FC to smash Courtney King in Nov. 2020. Morais, meanwhile, recently knocked out Bianca Daimoni to win her third straight for Shooto Brasil.

Here is the finalized PFL fight card and lineup:

ESPN 2 Card

Fabricio Werdum vs. Renan Ferreira
Kayla Harrison vs. Mariana Morais
Ali Isaev vs. Hatef Moeil
Genah Fabian vs. Laura Sanchez

ESPN+ Card

Mohammed Usman vs Brandon Sayles
Denis Goltsov vs. Justin Willis
Larissa Pacheco vs. Julija Pajic
Ante Delija vs. Bruno Cappelozza
Cindy Dandois vs. Kaitlin Young
Olena Kolesnyk vs. Taylor Guardado

For much more on the PFL 2021 regular season click here.