PFL Season 2 Finale Results: 6 Fighters Claim $1 Million Each & Brendan Loughnane In Action

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Main Card (7pm EST., ESPN 2)

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PFL Women’s Lightweight Championship
Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-45, 50-45)

PFL Welterweight Championship
Ray Cooper III def. David Michaud by TKO via strikes (2:56, R2) to win the title

PFL Heavyweight Championship
Ali Isaev def. Jared Rosholt by TKO via strikes (4:09, R4) to win the title

PFL Lightweight Championship
Natan Schulte def. Loik Radzhabov by unanimous decision (49-44, 49-46, 48-47) to win the title

PFL Featherweight Championship
Lance Palmer def. Alex Gilpin by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-44) to win the title

PFL Light Heavyweight Championship
Emiliano Sordi def. Jordan Johnson by TKO via strikes (2:01, R1) to win the title

Preliminary Card (6pm EST., ESPN+)

Brendan Loughnane def. David Alex Valente by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Brendan Loughnane vs. David Alex Valente

Round One: The round begins with Loughnane attacking Valente with some leg kicks, Valente charges at Loughnane while taking some swings at him. Loughnane goes for a high kick and Valente blocks it, Valente starts attacking Loughnane with some leg kicks of his own. Loughnane comes forward and he nails Valente with a right hook, Loughnane catches a swinging Valente with a counter right hook. Valente fights back and he takes a few swings at Loughnane, Loughnane backs up Valente after landing a three strike combination. Valente backs up Loughnane after throwing a left hook, Loughnane goes for a spinning back kick and Valente blocks it. Valente cracks a kicking Loughnane with a counter right hook, Loughnane and Valente get into a brief striking exchange. Valente lands a kick on Loughnane as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Loughnane

Round Two: The round begins with Loughnane nailing Valente with body kicks and leg kicks, Loughnane nails Valente with a spinning back kick to the midsection. Valente responds by kicking Loughnane in the midsection, Loughnane and Valente exchange a plethora of kicks. Loughnane then pops Valente with a short right to the face, Loughnane starts attacking Valente with combinations. Loughnane backs up Valente after landing a few punching combinations, Valente comes forward and he nails Loughnane with a left. Valente follows that up by nailing Loughnane with a kick to the midsection, Loughnane attacks Valente with a hook kick followed by a few knee strikes. Loughnane keeps Valente near the cage wall and he swings away at him as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Loughnane (Overall Score: 20-18 for Loughnane)

Round Three: The round begins with Loughnane immediately swinging away against Valente, Loughnane attacks Valente with a few high kick attempts. Loughnane scores a takedown on a swinging Valente and he gets the half guard, Loughnane postures up and he allows Valente to stand before swinging away at him. Loughnane nails a swinging Valente with a kick to the midsection, Loughnane stays at a distance while picking Valente apart with strikes. Loughnane also nails Valente with a few side kicks to the face, Loughnane scores another takedown on valente and he gets the half guard position. Loughnane attacks Valente with some ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Loughnane (Final Score: 30-27 for Loughnane)

Official Result: Brendan Loughnane def. David Alex Valente by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PFL Light Heavyweight Championship
Emiliano Sordi vs. Jordan Johnson

Round One: The round begins with Sordi attacking a jabbing Johnson with a counter right, Johnson and Sordi get into a brief striking exchange. Sordi starts landing some combinations against Johnson, Johnson grabs Sordi and he scores a takedown. Sordi gets right back up and he separates from Johnson, Johnson continues hunting for takedowns against Sordi. Sordi rocks Johnson with a pair of rights, Johnson looks for a takedown and Sordi defends by landing a plethora of unanswered strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Emiliano Sordi def. Jordan Johnson by TKO via strikes (2:01, R1) to win the title

PFL Featherweight Championship
Lance Palmer vs. Alex Gilpin

Round One: The round begins with Gilpin attacking Palmer with a few combinations, Palmer starts attempting a few lefts against Gilpin. Palmer starts attacking Gilpin with some leg kicks, Gilpin accidentally pokes Palmer in the eye and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Gilpin attacking Palmer with a high kick, Palmer scores a takedown on Gilpin and he gets side control. Gilpin scrambles and he catches Palmer in a north/south choke, Gilpin releases the choke and he gets side control on Palmer. Palmer scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Palmer comes forward and he nails Gilpin with a left. Palmer then nails a kicking Gilpin with a counter left, Palmer scores a takedown on Gilpin after blocking a flying knee strike. Palmer starts attacking Gilpin with ground and pound, Palmer keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Palmer

Round Two: The round begins with Palmer attacking Gilpin with a body kick followed by a left, Palmer continuously attacks Gilpin with lefts. Palmer scores a takedown on Gilpin and he gets side control, Gilpin quickly gets Palmer in his full guard. Gilpin causes a scramble that gets both fighters back to their feet, Gilpin and Palmer exchange a few combinations. Palmer scores another takedown on Gilpin and he gets the full guard, Palmer attacks Gilpin with some ground and pound. Gilpin​​​​​​​ scrambles back to his feet and Palmer holds him against the cage wall, Gilpin​​​​​​​ nails Palmer with a trio of knee strikes to the midsection. Palmer scores another takedown on Gilpin​​​​​​​ and he gets the open guard as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Palmer (Overall Score: 20-18 for Palmer)

Round Three: The round begins with Palmer nailing Gilpin​​​​​​​ with a straight right, Gilpin​​​​​​​ looks for a high kick and Palmer avoids it. Palmer scores a takedown on Gilpin​​​​​​​ and he gets side control, Gilpin​​​​​​​ quickly gets Palmer in his full guard. Palmer attacks Gilpin​​​​​​​ with some ground and pound, Palmer gains the full mount against a scrambling Gilpin​​​​​​​. Gilpin​​​​​​​ quickly recovers and he gets Palmer in his open guard, Palmer lands a few strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Palmer (Overall Score: 30-27 for Palmer)

Round Four: The round begins with Palmer scoring a takedown on Gilpin​​​​​​​ and he gets the full guard, Palmer attacks Gilpin​​​​​​​ with some ground and pound. Gilpin​​​​​​​ scrambles to his feet and Palmer drags him back to the ground, Palmer advances to the half guard against Gilpin​​​​​​​ as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Palmer (Overall Score: 40-36 for Palmer)

Round Five: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Palmer scores a takedown on Gilpin​​​​​​​ and he gets side control. Gilpin​​​​​​​ is quick to get Palmer in his full guard, Palmer returns to side control while attacking Gilpin​​​​​​​ with strikes. Gilpin​​​​​​​ eats more strikes while getting Palmer back in his full guard, Palmer regains side control on Gilpin​​​​​​​ and he lands some strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Palmer (Final Score: 50-45 for Palmer)

Official Result: Lance Palmer def. Alex Gilpin​​​​​​​ by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-44, 50-44) to win the title

PFL Lightweight Championship
Natan Schulte vs. Loik Radzhabov​​​​​​​

Round One: The round begins with Radzhabov​​​​​​​ charging forward while attacking Schulte with combinations, Schulte lands some leg kicks against Radzhabov​​​​​​​. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ starts landing some leg kicks of his own against Schulte, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ also nails Schulte with a kick to the midsection. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ continuously attacks Schulte with combinations, Schulte rocks Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with a right hook and he gets him against the cage wall afterwards. Schulte scores a takedown on Radzhabov​​​​​​​ and he gets the half guard, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scrambles to his feet and he swings away at Schulte. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ goes back to attacking Schulte with combinations, Schulte continues his leg kick attack against Radzhabov​​​​​​​. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ backs up Schulte after landing a short right uppercut, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ swings away at Schulte as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schulte

Round Two: The round begins with Radzhabov​​​​​​​ cracking a kicking Schulte with a counter left, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ comes forward and he swings away at Schulte. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ cracks Schulte with a kick to the midsection, Schulte scores a takedown on Radzhabov​​​​​​​ and Radzhabov​​​​​​​ gets right back up. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ backs up Schulte while swinging away at him, Schulte goes back to attacking Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with leg kicks. Schulte scores another takedown on Radzhabov​​​​​​​ after eating a knee strike, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scrambles to his feet and he attacks Schulte with more strikes. Schulte gets Radzhabov​​​​​​​ against the cage wall while eating a ton of strikes, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ is backed into the cage wall while swinging away at Schulte. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ continuously works the midsection of Schulte by landing a plethora of strikes, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ grabs Schulte and he exchanges knee strikes with him. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scores a takedown on Schulte as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Radzhabov​​​​​​​ (Overall Score: 19-19 for Draw)

Round Three: The round begins with Radzhabov​​​​​​​ immediately swinging away at Schulte, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ cracks Schulte with a left to the midsection. Schulte continues firing back while eating more strikes from Radzhabov​​​​​​​, Schulte goes back to attacking Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with leg kicks. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ and Schulte continuously get into striking exchanges, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ pops a swinging Schulte with a few counter right uppercuts. Schulte starts lighting up Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with some combinations of his own, Schulte cracks a swinging Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with a counter left hook. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ grabs Schulte and he nails him with a knee strike to the head, Schulte responds by landing a knee strike of his own against Radzhabov​​​​​​​. Schulte rocks Radzhabov​​​​​​​ by landing some leg kicks followed by a combination, Schulte drops Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with a leg kick and he gets full mount as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schulte (Overall Score: 29-28 for Schulte)

Round Four: The round begins with Radzhabov​​​​​​​ grabbing Schulte and they battle along the cage wall, the fighters separate and Radzhabov​​​​​​​ goes back to attacking Schulte with combinations. Schulte drops Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with a leg kick and he gets full mount on the ground, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scrambles to his feet and Schulte immediately attacks him with leg kicks. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ looks for a takedown and Schulte gains full mount on him, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ gets Schulte in his half guard after a brief kimura attempt. Schulte rolls for a guillotine choke and Radzhabov​​​​​​​ escapes, Schulte keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schulte (Overall Score: 39-37 for Schulte)

Round Five: The round begins with Radzhabov​​​​​​​ charging at Schulte while swinging away at him, Schulte pops a swinging Radzhabov​​​​​​​ with a counter left hook. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ looks for a takedown and he gets it, Schulte gets up and he shakes Radzhabov​​​​​​​ off of him. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ comes forward and he cracks Schulte with come combinations, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scores a takedown on Schulte and he gets side control. Schulte sweeps Radzhabov​​​​​​​ and he gets top control, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scrambles to his feet and the fighters swing away at each other. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ drags Schulte back to the ground while controlling his head, Radzhabov​​​​​​​ jumps on the back of Schulte and Schulte shakes him off to get top control. Radzhabov​​​​​​​ scrambles to his feet and Schulte drags him back to the ground as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Schulte (Final Score: 49-46 for Schulte)

Official Result: Natan Schulte def. Loik Radzhabov​​​​​​​ by unanimous decision (49-44, 49-46, 48-47) to win the title

PFL Heavyweight Championship
Ali Isaev vs. Jared Rosholt

Round One: The round begins with Rosholt attacking Isaev with some leg kicks, Isaev goes for a roundhouse kick and Rosholt avoids it. Isaev scores a takedown on Rosholt and he gets side control, Isaev goes for a headlock and Rosholt scrambles to his feet to escape. Isaev scores another takedown on Rosholt and he gets the half guard, Isaev attacks Rosholt with some ground and pound. Rosholt scrambles to his feet and Isaev gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and Rosholt throws a few left hooks. Isaev and Rosholt exchange a few kick attempts, Isaev scores another takedown on Rosholt and he gets caught in a guillotine choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Isaev

Round Two: The round begins with Isaev missing a spinning wheel kick against Rosholt, Rosholt cracks a swinging Isaev with a counter left. Isaev shoves Rosholt to the ground before missing an illegal head kick attempt, Rosholt gets up and Isaev scores another takedown on him. Isaev gets Rosholt in the crucifix position while landing a bunch of strikes, Isaev continues attacking Rosholt with ground and pound. Isaev keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Isaev (Overall Score: 20-18 for Isaev)

Round Three: The round begins with Isaev attempting a spinning head kick against Rosholt, Rosholt charges at Isaev while swinging away at him. Isaev scores a takedown on Rosholt and he gets the half guard, Rosholt scrambles to his feet and he gets Isaev against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Rosholt gets Isaev back against the cage wall, the referee separates the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with Rosholt attacks Isaev with a leg sweep, Isaev responds by cracking Rosholt with a right. Rosholt gets Isaev against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rosholt (Overall Score: 29-28 for Isaev)

Round Four: The round begins with Isaev attempting a wheel kick against Rosholt, Rosholt backs Isaev into the cage wall after taking a few swings at him. Isaev scores a takedown on Rosholt and he gets the half guard, Isaev attacks Rosholt with a plethora of unanswered strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ali Isaev def. Jared Rosholt by TKO via strikes (4:09, R4) to win the title

PFL Welterweight Championship
David Michaud vs. Ray Cooper III

Round One: The round begins with Cooper III attacking a leaping Michaud with a two punch combination, Michaud then cracks Cooper III with a left hook. Cooper III grabs Michaud and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters exchange knee strikes while in the clinch. Cooper III drops Michaud with a knee strike to the midsection and he pounces on him with a few strikes, Cooper III gains the half guard while nailing Michaud with a few strikes. Cooper III keeps top control as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cooper III

Round Two: The round begins with Michaud cracking Cooper III with a few hooks, Cooper III looks for a takedown before nailing Michaid with a left. Cooper III grabs a swinging Michaud and he gets him against the cage wall, Michaid gets free and he levels Cooper III with a plethora of unanswered strikes. Cooper III looks for a takedown and he gets Michaud in the seated position, Michaud gets back up and Cooper III holds him against the cage wall. Cooper III drags Michaud to the ground and he gets right back up, Cooper III drops Michaud with a shot to the midsection and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Ray Cooper III def. David Michaud by TKO via strikes (2:56, R2) to win the title

PFL Women’s Lightweight Championship
Kayla Harrison vs. Larissa Pacheco

Round One: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Pacheco attacks Harrison with a few rights. Harrison starts landing some leg kicks against Pacheco, Harrison eats a body kick before getting Pacheco against the cage wall. Harrison scores a takedown on Pacheco and she gets the full guard, Harrison starts attacking Pacheco with ground and pound. Harrison gains side control against Pacheco while landing more strikes, Pacheco eventually gets Harrison in her half guard. Harrison returns to side control on Pacheco while landing more strikes, Pacheco scrambles and she gets Harrison back in her half guard. Harrison gains full mount against Pacheco and she attacks her with some strikes, Pacheco scrambles to her feet as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harrison

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading some strikes, Harrison scores a takedown on Pacheco and she gets the half guard. Harrison advances to the full mount against Pacheco, Harrison attacks Pacheco with ground and pound. Pacheco scrambles and she gets back to her feet before Harrison drags her back to the ground, Harrison gains back control against Pacheco. Harrison gains the full mount against Pacheco before getting put in the half guard, Harrison returns to the full mount while nailing Pacheco with strikes until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harrison (Overall Score: 20-18 for Harrison)

Round Three: The round begins with Harrison immediately getting Pacheco against the cage wall, Harrison goes for a takedown and Pacheco winds up getting top control. Pacheco gets up and she nails Harrison with a knee strike to the face, Harrison grabs Pacheco and gets her back against the cage wall. Harrison scores a takedown on Pacheco and she gets the full guard, Harrison starts attacking Pacheco with ground and pound. Harrison briefly postures up while attacking Pacheco with strikes, Harrison gains the half guard against Pacheco. Pacheco eats more strikes as she gets Harrison back in her full guard, Harrison postures up again and she swings away at Pacheco as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harrison (Overall Score: 30-27 for Harrison)

Round Four: The round begins with Pacheco cracking Harrison with a right, Harrison attempts an overhand left against Pacheco. Pacheco cracks a swinging Harrison with a two punch combination, Pacheco then hits Harrison with a right to the midsection. Harrison scores a takedown on Pacheco and she gets the half guard, Harrison gets back control on Pacheco while landing ground and pound. Pacheco eats more strikes while getting Harrison in her half guard, Harrison advances to side control against Pacheco. Pacheco eventually gets Harrison in her half guard and then the full guard, Pacheco scrambles to her feet after tripping Harrison up. Harrison keeps Pacheco against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harrison (Overall Score: 40-36 for Harrison)

Round Five: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Harrison goes for a takedown and Pacheco avoids it. Pacheco starts cracking Harrison with some combinations, Harrison looks for a takedown and Pacheco catches her in a front choke. Pacheco releases the choke and the fighters swing away at each other, Harrison scores a takedown on Pacheco and she gets side control. Harrison moves into the half guard against Pacheco, Harrison advances to the full mount against Pacheco. Pacheco scrambles and Harrison gets back control on her as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harrison (Final Score: 50-45 for Harrison)

Official Result: Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco by unanimous decision (50-43, 50-45, 50-45)

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