2021 PFL Playoffs Night 2 Results: The Heavyweight & Women's Lightweight Finalists Are Set!

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Main Card (9pm EST., ESPN 2)

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PFL Women’s Lightweight Division Semi-Finals

Kayla Harrison def. Genah Fabian by TKO via strikes (4:01, R1)
Taylor Guardado def. Mariana Morais by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

PFL Heavyweight Division Semi-Finals

Bruno Cappelozza def. Jamelle Jones by TKO via strikes (1:33, R2)
Ante Delija def. Denis Goltsov by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (6pm EST., ESPN+)

Renan Ferreira def. Stuart Austin by KO via punch (0:31, R1)

Muhammed DeReese def. Carl Seumanutafa by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Marina Mokhnatkina def. Claudia Zamora by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Amanda Leve def. Miranda Barber by submission via rear naked choke (4:18, R1)

Christian Lohsen def. Jonas Flok by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


PFL Women’s Lightweight Division Semi-Finals
Kayla Harrison vs. Genah Fabian

Round One: The round begins with Fabian taking some swings at Harrison, Harrison grabs Fabian and she gets her up against the cage wall. Harrison nails Fabian with some knee strikes while in the clinch, Harrison scores a takedown on Fabian and she gets side control. Harrison transitions to the full mount position against Fabian, Harrison attacks Fabian with some ground and pound. Harrison gains back control while landing a plethora of unanswered strikes and the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Kayla Harrison def. Genah Fabian by TKO via strikes (4:01, R1)

PFL Heavyweight Division Semi-Finals
Bruno Cappelozza vs. Jamelle Jones

Round One: The round begins with Jones grabbing Cappelozza and he gets him against the cage wall, Jones accidentally nails Cappelozza low and the fight is halted. The action resumes with Cappelozza attacking Jones with some leg kicks, Cappelozza also nails Jones with a kick to the midsection. Cappelozza follows up by cracking Jones with a right hook, Jones hunts for a takedown and Cappelozza defends. Cappelozza mixes in leg kicks with his punching combos on Jones, Jones occasionally attacks Cappelozza with lefts and a body kick. Cappelozza keeps Jones near the cage wall while swinging away at him, Cappelozza swings away at Jones as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cappelozza

Round Two: The round begins with Jones taking a few swings at Cappelozza, Cappelozza backs Jones up while taking some swings at him. Jones hunts for a takedown and Cappelozza defends against it, Cappelozza goes back to landing leg kicks on Jones. Cappelozza drops Jones with a jab and he lands follow up strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Bruno Cappelozza def. Jamelle Jones by TKO via strikes (1:33, R2)

PFL Women’s Lightweight Division Semi-Finals
Mariana Morais vs. Taylor Guardado

Round One: The round begins with Guardado taking some swings at Morais, Guardado and Morais have a few striking exchanges. Guardado cracks Morais with a kick to the midsection, Morais cracks a swinging Guardado with a few counter rights. Guardado scores a takedown on Morais and Morais gets right back up, Guardado grabs Morais and she holds her against the cage wall. Morais scores a takedown on Guardado and she gets side control, Morais transitions to the half guard against Guardado. Guardado scrambles to her feet and she gets Morais against the cage wall, the fighters exchange a few strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Morais eats a right while kicking Guardado in the midsection, Morais swings away at Guardado as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Guardado

Round Two: The round begins with Morais cracking Guardado with some leg kicks, Guardado responds by kicking Morais in the midsection. Guardado scores a takedown on Morais and she gets the half guard, Morais quickly gets Guardado into her full guard. Guardado attacks Morais with some ground and pound, the referee stands up the fighters for inactivity. The action resumes with the fighters exchanging a few combinations, Morais charges at Guardado while the fighters swing away at each other. Guardado starts landing some leg kicks on Morais as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Guardado kicking Morais in the midsection, Guardado and Morais get into some striking exchanges. Guardado starts attacking Morais with some leg kicks, Morais grabs Guardado and she holds her against the cage wall. Guardado spins Morais into the cage wall while exchanging some strikes with her, the fighters separate and Guardado clinches with Morais and Morais scores a takedown on her a short time later. Morais gains the half guard while landing ground and pound on Guardado, Morais lands more shots on Guardado as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Morais (Final Score: 29-28 for Guardado)

Official Result: Taylor Guardado def. Mariana Morais by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

PFL Heavyweight Division Semi-Finals
Denis Goltsov vs. Ante Delija

Round One: The round begins with the fighters trading some jabs, Delija gets Goltsov against the cage wall while looking for a takedown. The fighters trade some strikes while in the clinch, Goltsov spins Delija into the cage wall while trading strikes with him. The fighters separate and they swing away at each other, Delija backs up Goltsov after landing a left and they clinch a short time later. Goltsov scores a takedown on Delija and he gets the half guard, Goltsov transitions to the full mount against Delija. Delija sweeps Goltsov and he gains top control on the ground, Delija lands some ground and pound on Goltsov as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Delija

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters exchanging some jabs, Goltsov backs up Delija while throwing some combinations. Goltsov briefly drops a charging Delija with a counter strike combo, Delija gets up and Goltsov holds him against the cage wall. Goltsov scores a takedown on Delija and he gets back control, Goltsov attacks Delija with some ground and pound. Delija scrambles to his feet and Goltsov holds him against the cage wall, Delija scores a takedown on Goltsov and he gets the full guard. Delija attacks Goltsov with some ground and pound until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Delija scoring a takedown on a jabbing Goltsov, Delija attacks Goltsov with some ground and pound. Goltsov scrambles to his feet and Delija holds him against the cage wall, Goltsov looks for a kimura and Delija defends while keeping him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Goltsov swings away at Delija, Delija avoids an incoming Goltsov as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ante Delija def. Denis Goltsov by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Renan Ferreira vs. Stuart Austin

Round One: The round begins with Ferreira attacking Austin with some leg kicks, Ferreira levels Austin with a right and Austin goes out cold.

Official Result: Renan Ferreira def. Stuart Austin by KO via punch (0:31, R1)

Carl Seumanutafa vs. Muhammed DeReese

Round One: The round begins with DeReese cracking a charging Seumanutafa with a left, DeReese scores a takedown on Seumanutafa and Seumanutafa gets back up. DeReese holds Seumanutafa against the cage wall while looking for another takedown, the fighters exchange some strikes while in the clinch. Seumanutafa tries dragging DeReese to the ground while looking for a kimura, DeReese gets free and Seumanutafa gets him up against the cage wall until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for DeReese

Round Two: The round begins with Seumanutafa attacking DeReese with some leg kicks, DeReese comes forward and he takes some swings at Seumanutafa. Seumanutafa accidentally kicks DeReese low and the fight is halted, the action resumes with the fighters exchanging high kick attempts. DeReese starts landing his own leg kicks against Seumanutafa, DeReese backs Seumanutafa into the cage wall after landing a combination. Seumanutafa and DeReese exchange some strikes while in the clinch, Seumanutafa drags DeReese to the ground and DeReese gets right back up, the fighters stay in the clinch until the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with DeReese attacking Seumanutafa with some leg kicks, Seumanutafa fires back and he lands some leg kicks of his own. Seumanutafa briefly drops DeReese after landing some leg kicks, DeReese eats a combo from Seumanutafa before landing a combo of his own. DeReese drops a charging Seumanutafa with a right and he pounces on him with more strikes, Seumanutafa makes it back to his feet and DeReese holds him against the cage wall while landing more strikes. The referee separates the fighters for inactivity, the action resumes with the fighters swinging away at each other. Seumanutafa goes for a jump knee strike and DeReese scores a takedown on him, DeReese gains the full mount on Seumanutafa as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Muhammed DeReese def. Carl Seumanutafa by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 30-27)

Marina Mokhnatkina vs. Claudia Zamora

Round One: The round begins with Mokhnatkina attacking Zamora with some leg kicks, Zamora fires back and she lands some leg kicks of her own. Mokhnatkina and Zamora also exchange some right hooks, Mokhnatkina grabs a kicking Zamora and she briefly gets her against the cage wall. Mokhnatkina exchanges rights with Zamora before landing a trio of her own, Mokhnatkina scores a takedown on Zamora and she rolls for a heel hook. Zamora escapes the submission and Mokhnatkina maintains top control, Zamora scrambles to her feet to get the fight standing again. Mokhnatkina continues coming forward while swinging away at Zamora. Mokhnatkina trips up Zamora with a leg kick and she immediately kicks at the downed fighters legs, Zamora gets back up and Mokhnatkina holds her against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Mokhnatkina

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Mokhnatkina cracks Zamora with leg kicks and an overhand right. Mokhnatkina continuously cracks Zamora with right hooks, Zamora swings away at Mokhnatkina and she eats a counter right. Mokhnatkina briefly trips up a kicking Zamora and Zamora gets back up, Mokhnatkina follows Zamora around the cage while swinging away at her. Zamora presses forward and she cracks Mokhnatkina with a few short rights, Mokhnatkina pops a swinging Zamora with a counter right hook as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Mokhnatkina attacking Zamora with a multiple strike combination, Mokhnatkina cracks Zamora with a bunch of leg kicks. Mokhnatkina follows Zamora around the cage while attacking her with a variety of kicks, Mokhnatkina lands a four punch combination during an exchange with Zamora. Zamora goes for a takedown and Mokhnatkina defends to keep the fight standing, the fighters swing away at each other as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Marina Mokhnatkina def. Claudia Zamora by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Miranda Barber vs. Amanda Leve

Round One: The round begins with Barber attacking Leve with some leg kicks, Barber also trades combinations with Leve. Leve nails Barber with leg kicks followed by a left, Barber nails a swinging Leve with a counter left hook to the face. Leve then nails Barber with a kick to the midsection, Leve charges at Barber and a wild striking exchange breaks out. Leve eats a left hook before landing a combination on Barber, Barber drops Leve with an overhand right. Leve gets up and Barber drops her a second time with another right, Leve gets up and she scores a takedown on Barber. Leve attacks Barber with ground and pound before gaining back control, Leve catches Barber in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Amanda Leve def. Miranda Barber by submission via rear naked choke (4:18, R1)

Christian Lohsen vs. Jonas Flok

Round One: The round begins with Lohsen attacking Flok with a high kick attempt, Lohsen nails Flok with a side kick to the midsection. Flok charges at Lohsen while taking a few swings at him, Flok looks for the takedown and Lohsen defends before landing some leg kicks. Flok backs up Lohsen after landing a pair of right hooks, Flok lands a few more shots before eating a body kick from Lohsen. Flok starts landing leg kicks of his own against Lohsen, Lohsen also nails Flok with another set of kicks to the midsection. Lohsen scores a takedown on Flok and he manages to get back control, Lohsen attacks Flok with some ground and pound. Flok tries to scramble and Lohsen maintains back control, Flok scrambles again as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Lohsen

Round Two: The round begins with Flok attacking Lohsen with some leg kicks, Flok grabs Lohsen and he gets him up against the cage wall. Lohsen separates from Flok after cracking him with a knee strike, Lohsen also starts landing leg kicks against Flok. Lohsen then pops a swinging Flok with a counter left, Lohsen and Flok exchange a few strikes to the midsection. Lohsen scores a takedown on Flok and he gets the side control position, Flok sweeps Lohsen and he gets top control. Lohsen responds by sweeping Flok and regaining top control, Flok rolls for a guillotine choke and Lohsen defends against it. Lohsen and Flok scramble as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters taking some swings at each other, Lohsen and Flok exchange simultaneous left hooks. Lohsen scores a takedown on Flok and he manages to get the half guard, Lohsen advances to the full mount and then back control on Flok. Lohsen attacks Flok with ground and pound while regaining the full mount, Lohsen returns to back control and then the full mount on Flok. Lohsen rolls for an arm bar and Flok escapes two attempts to gain top control, Flok rolls for a toe hold on Lohsen and Lohsen defends to regain top control. Lohsen transitions to back control on Flok while landing more strikes, Lohsen maintains back control as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Christian Lohsen def. Jonas Flok by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)


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