Kayla Harrison may be the reigning lightweight queen of PFL, but even the Olympic gold medalist looks puny standing in the shadow of playoff opponent Genah Fabian, who battles Harrison for a spot in the 2021 finals this Thurs. night (Aug. 19) on ESPN.
“Everyone’s unbeatable until they’re beaten,” Fabian said during a pre-fight news conference call (transcribed by MMA Junkie). “I believe that I’m the star. I’ve got the size, I’ve got the skillset to do so come Thursday night.”
Here’s the complete PFL playoff lineup for Aug. 19:
PFL Main Card (ESPN2, ESPN+):
155 lbs.: Kayla Harrison vs. Genah Fabian – women’s lightweight semifinal
265 lbs.: Bruno Cappelozza vs. Jamelle Jones – heavyweight semifinal
155 lbs.: Larissa Pacheco vs. Taylor Guardado – women’s lightweight semifinal
265 lbs.: Denis Goltsov vs. Ante Delija – heavyweight semifinal
PFL “Prelims” Card (ESPN+):
265 lbs.: Stuart Austin vs. Renan Ferreira
155 lbs.: Marina Mokhnatkina vs. Kaitlin Young
265 lbs.: Muhammed DeReese vs. Carl Seumanutafa
155 lbs.: Zamzagul Fayzallanova vs. Mariana Morais
155 lbs.: Amanda Leve vs. Cynthia Vescan
For much more on PFL 2021 season click here.