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PFL lightweight matchups announced for ‘Challenger Series’ on March 18 in Orlando


Professional Fighters League (PFL) today unveiled the lightweight matchups for the upcoming “Challenger Series” on March 18 from inside Universal Studios in Orlando, Fla., airing live on Fubo Sports Network.

Fighters will be competing for a spot in the 2022 regular season tournament with eight finalists selected (one per week) to join the PFL roster. Season champions take home a $1 million purse in addition to their division titles.

The March 18 lineup includes;

Bruno Miranda (13-3) vs. Carson Frei (9-4)
Damir Ferhatbegovic (5-2) vs. BJ Bland (15-10)
Michael Dufort (8-4) vs. Arut Pogosian (9-3)
Yanal Ashmoz (6-0) vs. Dennis Hughes (7-3)

The live telecast begins at 9 p.m. ET.

“We could not be more excited about the lightweight talent entering the inaugural PFL Challenger Series,” said Ray Sefo, President of Fighter Operations of PFL. “When the lightweights square off, with a potential PFL roster spot up for grabs, on March 18 MMA fans are guaranteed action and excitement.”

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