Professional Fighters League (PFL) recently announced the full fight card and televised lineup for the 2021 World Championships, which take place Weds., Oct. 27, 2021 on ESPN2 and ESPN+. That’s where champions will be crowned in six different weight classes with the winners each taking home a $1 million payout.
Elsewhere on the card, booked for Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla., two-time Olympic gold medalist and boxing pound-for-pound great Claressa Shields, fresh off her debut victory over Brittney Elkin at PFL 4 last June, will return to the cagefighting arena when she battles unbeaten Mexican bruiser Abigail Montes.
PFL Women’s Lightweight World Champion Kayla Harrison headlines the card against massive underdog Taylor Guardado. The Ray Cooper III vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov welterweight rematch co-headlines the “Sunshine State” fight card, also featuring Bruno Cappelozza vs. Ante Delija (heavyweight) and Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Chris Wade (featherweight).
PFL World Championship Main Card on ESPN2 and ESPN+ (8 p.m. ET):
155 lbs.: Kayla Harrison vs. Taylor Guardado
170 lbs.: Ray Cooper III vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov
155 lbs.: Claressa Shields vs. Abigail Montes
265 lbs.: Bruno Cappelozza vs. Ante Delija
145 lbs.: Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Chris Wade
PFL World Championship Prelims Card On ESPN+ (4:30 p.m. ET):
205 lbs.: Antonio Carlos Jr. vs. Marthin Hamlet
155 lbs.: Loik Radzhabov vs. Raush Manfio
185 lbs.: Omari Akhmedov vs. Jordan Young
155 lbs.: Don Madge vs. Nathan Williams
TBD vs. TBD
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