2021 PFL 4 Results: Claressa Shields Makes Her Pro MMA Debut!

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Welcome to Fightful's results, live coverage and discussion for 2021 PFL 4. We will bring you full, fight-by-fight coverage of the main card, with quick results for the preliminary card. Scroll down to the Disqus boards below and chat with fellow MMA fans during the event.

Main Card (10pm EST., ESPN 2)

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Claressa Shields def. Brittney Elkin by TKO via strikes (1:44, R3)

Clay Collard def. Joilton Lutterbach by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Bubba Jenkins def. Bobby Moffett by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brendan Loughnane def. Tyler Diamond by majority decision (30-27, 29-27, 28-28)

Preliminary Card (7pm EST., ESPN+)

Natan Schulte def. Alex Martinez via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Marcin Held via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Loik Radzhabov def. Akhmed Aliev by TKO via strikes (0:27, R1)

Sheymon Moraes def. Jesse Stirn by submission via kimura (4:59, R2)

Chris Wade def. Arman Ospanov by KO via strikes (2:18, R2)


Claressa Shields vs.Brittney Elkin

Round One: The round begins with Elkin attacking Shields with some leg kicks, Elkin scores a takedown on a swinging Shields and she gets her in a seated position. Shields scrambles to her feet and Elkin gets her against the cage wall, Shields scores a takedown on Elkin and Elkin quickly sweeps her to regain top control. Elkin starts attacking Shields with some ground and pound while gaining the full mount, Elkin attacks Shields with more ground and pound as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Elkin

​​​​​Round Two: The round begins with the fighters trading some kick attempts, Elkin starts landing leg kicks against Shields. Shields lands a right on an incoming Elkin, Shields starts cracking Elkin with some punching combinations. Elkin scores a takedown on Shields and she gets side control, Elkin transitions to the full mount against Shields. Elkin immediately attacks Shields with some ground and pound, Elkin maintains full mount while landing more shots on Shields. Elkin rolls for the arm bar and Shields defends before landing a few ground strikes on Elkin as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Shields cracking Elkin with a right hook, Elkin looks for a takedown and Shields defends against it. Shields gets top control on the ground before attacking Elkin with ground and pound, Shields continues landing a ton of unanswered strikes on Elkin and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Claressa Shields def. Brittney Elkin by TKO via strikes (1:44, R3)

Clay Collard vs. Joilton Lutterbach

Round One: The round begins with Collard and Lutterbach exchanging some leg kicks, Lutterbach looks to land counter strikes on a swinging Collard. Lutterbach scores a takedown on Collard and he gets the open guard, Lutterbach catches a scrambling Collard in a d’arce choke and Collard escapes after a long struggle. Collard gets up and he nails a standing Lutterbach with a multiple strike combination, Lutterbach scores another takedown on Collard and he gets the open guard. Collard wall walks to his feet and Lutterbach holds him against the cage wall, Lutterbach separates briefly before landing a combination on Collard. Lutterbach scores another takedown on Collard and Collard gets back up, Lutterbach drags Collard back to the ground while landing some strikes. The fighters get up and separate as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lutterbach

Round Two: The round begins with Lutterbach popping Collard with a left hook, Lutterbach scores a takedown and Collard gets back up. Collard backs up Lutterbach while landing some leg kicks, Lutterbach fires back and he lands some leg kicks of his own. Lutterbach hunts for a takedown and Collard defends while soccer kicking him in the midsection, Lutterbach recovers and he pops a leaping Collard with a few rights. Collard follows a backing Lutterbach around the cage while swinging away at him, Collard nails a swinging Lutterbach with a counter left. Lutterbach scores another takedown on Collard and Collard gets right back up. Lutterbach gets Collard down again and Collard pops right back up, Collard comes forward and Lutterbach nails him with a short right uppercut. Lutterbach gains another takedown on Collard and he gets the half guard, Collard makes it back to his feet as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Collard cracking Lutterbach with a right, Collard follows a backing Lutterbach while swinging away at him. Collard defends against a Lutterbach takedown before landing some kicks to his legs, Collard backs Lutterbach into the cage wall while landing shots to his midsection. Lutterbach lands some knee strikes and a counter left on a swinging Collard, Lutterbach and Collard exchange some leg kicks. Collard continues backing Lutterbach up while swinging away at him, Collard then pops Lutterbach with a straight right. Lutterbach scores a takedown on a swinging Collard and he gets the full guard, Collard rolls for a knee bar and Lutterbach defends to get the fight standing again. Lutterbach scores another takedown on Collard and he gets the open guard, Lutterbach keeps top control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Clay Collard def. Joilton Lutterbach by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Bubba Jenkins vs. Bobby Moffett

Round One: The round begins with Jenkins attacking Moffett with a high kick, Jenkins grabs Moffett and he drags him to the ground. Jenkins attacks a downed Moffett with some knee strikes, Moffett looks to get up and Jenkins gets him back down. Moffett scrambles to his feet and Jenkins nails him with a combination, Moffett attacks Jenkins while landing leg kicks and body kicks. Jenkins backs up Moffett after landing a two punch combo followed by a body kick, Jenkins nails Moffett with another kick to the midsection. Moffett and Jenkins exchange head kick attempts as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Jenkins

Round Two: The round begins with Jenkins attacking Moffett with a jump knee strike attempt, Jenkins scores a takedown on Moffett and he gets back control. Jenkins starts attacking Moffett with some ground and pound, Moffett scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again. Moffett backs up Jenkins while taking some swings at him, Moffett grabs Jenkins and he gets him up against the cage wall. The fighters separate and take some swings at each other, Jenkins scores another takedown on Moffett and he gets the open guard. Jenkins attacks Moffett with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Jenkins gets Moffett against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. Jenkins drags Moffett to the ground and he gets back control, Moffett scrambles to his feet and Jenkins drags him back to the ground. Moffett catches Jenkins in a ninja choke and Jenkins escapes, Moffett gets back control on Jenkins while looking for a rear naked choke. Jenkins scrambles to his feet as Moffett lands some shots on him, Moffett backs up Jenkins while swinging away at him. Jenkins goes for a high kick and Moffett manages to block it, Moffett backs Jenkins into the cage wall while landing some body shots. Moffett traps the head of Jenkins while landing knee strikes, Jenkins gets free and he lands a few shots on Moffett. Jenkins looks for a takedown and Moffett defends while landing a few strikes, Jenkins and Moffett exchange combinations. Moffett comes forward and he lands a combination on Jenkins, Jenkins looks for a takedown on Moffett as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Moffett (Final Score: 29-28 for Jenkins)

Official Result: Bubba Jenkins def. Bobby Moffett by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brendan Loughnane vs. Tyler Diamond

Round One: The round begins with Diamond and Loughnane exchanging some body kicks, Loughnane goes for a head kick and Diamond blocks it. Diamond backs up Loughnane while throwing some overhand rights, Diamond also starts landing leg kicks on Loughnane. Loughnane pops a swinging Diamond with a counter left hook, Loughnane and Diamond exchange some right hooks. Loughnane cracks Diamond with some leg kicks of his own, Diamond comes forward and he pops Loughnane with a left to the midsection. Loughnane lands a head kick on an incoming Diamond, Loughnane barely lands a spinning back kick to the midsection of Diamond. Diamond goes for a takedown and he gets Loughnane against the cage wall, the fighters separate and swing away at each other. Loughnane lands a counter strike combination on a swinging Diamond, Diamond hunts for the takedown as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Loughnane

Round Two: The round begins with Diamond attacking Loughnane with some leg kicks, Loughnane tries landing some high kicks on Diamond. Diamond comes forward while swinging wildly at Loughnane, Loughnane looks for a takedown and Diamond defends. Loughnane drops Diamond after landing a trio of rights, Loughnane pounces on a downed Diamond with a plethora of unanswered strikes. Diamond scrambles to his feet and he swings away at Loughnane, Loughnane drops Diamond with a leg kick and he pounces on him with more strikes. Diamond scrambles to his feet and he takes more swings at Loughnane, Loughnane scores a takedown on Diamond. Loughnane immediately attacks Diamond with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-8 for Loughnane (Overall Score: 20-17 for Loughnane)

Round Three: The round begins with Loughnane landing a counter right to the body of a swinging Diamond, Loughnane scores a takedown on Diamond and Diamond gets back up. Loughnane rocks Diamond after landing a multiple punch combination followed by a knee strike, Loughnane drops Diamond with a follow up combination. Diamond recovers and he gets Loughnane to the ground as well, Diamond starts landing ground and pound on Loughnane. Loughnane scrambles to his feet and the referee halts the fight after Loughnane grabs the cage to block a Diamond takedown, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Diamond scores a takedown on Loughnane and he gets the half guard, Diamond lands some ground and pound on Loughnane. Loughnane scrambles to his feet to get the fight standing again, Loughnane starts landing more leg kicks on Diamond. Diamond eats a head kick while looking for another takedown on Loughnane, Loughnane nails Diamond with multiple knee strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Loughnane (Final Score: 30-26 for Loughnane)

Official Result: Brendan Loughnane def. Tyler Diamond by majority decision (30-27, 29-27, 28-28)


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