PFL 8 Results: The Heavyweight & Featherweight Finals Are Set

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Main Card (10pm EST., NBC Sports Network)

Featherweight Playoff Semi-Finals

Steven Siler def. Alexandre Almeida by DQ via illegal strike (0:52, R2)
Lance Palmer def. Andre Harrison by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Heavyweight Playoffs Semi-Finals

Josh Copeland def. Alex Nicholson by KO via punch (1:27, R1)
Philipe Lins def. Jared Rosholt by TKO via strikes (0:45, R2)

Preliminary Card (7:30pm EST., Facebook Watch)

Heavyweight Playoffs Opening Round

Josh Copeland def. Francimar Barroso by first round tie breaker (19-19, 19-19, 19-19)
Alex Nicholson def. Jack May by TKO via strikes (2:03, R1)
Philipe Lins def. Caio Alencar by submission via guillotine choke (0:58, R1)
Jared Rosholt def. Kelvin Tiller by unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)

Featherweight Playoffs Opening Round

Steven Siler def. Nazareno Malegarie by first round tie breaker (20-18, 19-19, 19-19)
Alexandre Almeida def. Jumabieke Tuerxun by majority decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19)
Andre Harrison def. Alexandre Bezerra by majority decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19)
Lance Palmer def. Max Coga by unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)

Heavyweight Playoffs Alternate Fight
Muhammed Dereese def. Mike Kyle by TKO via strikes (2:38, R1)


(Note: There was issues with the Facebook watch stream, so quick results were provided for Mike Kyle/Muhammed Dereese and the first round of Lance Palmer/Max Coga, full coverage begins with round two of Palmer vs. Coga. I apologize for any inconvenience this has caused.)

Featherweight Playoffs Opening Round
Lance Palmer vs. Max Coga

Round Two: The round begins with Palmer hunting for takedowns against Coga, Palmer scores a takedown on Coga and he gets back control. Palmer starts attacking Coga with some ground and pound, Palmer transitions to the full mount against Coga. Palmer starts attacking Coga with a few strikes, Coga gets Palmer off of him and Palmer gets the half guard. Coga rolls for a knee bar and he transitions to a heel hook against Palmer, Palmer gets free and top position as the round ends.

Official Result: Lance Palmer def. Max Coga by unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)

Heavyweight Playoffs Opening Round
Kelvin Tiller vs. Jared Rosholt

Round One: The round begins with Rosholt scoring a takedown on Tiller and he gets him in the seated position, Rosholt transitions to the half guard against Tiller. Rosholt starts attacking Tiller with some ground and pound, Tiller tries scrambling as Rosholt attacks him with more strikes. Rosholt occasionally looks for the arm triangle choke as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rosholt

Round Two: The round begins with Rosholt immediately putting Tiller against the cage wall, Rosholt scores a takedown on Tiller and he gets the half guard. Tiller eats more strikes as he gets Rosholt in his full guard, Rosholt gains the half guard again while landing some ground and pound. Tiller scrambles to his feet and Rosholt gets him against the cage wall, Rosholt scores another takedown on Tiller and he gets the half guard. Rosholt goes right back to attacking Tiller with ground and pound until the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Rosholt (Final Score: 20-18 for Rosholt)

Official Result: Jared Rosholt def. Kelvin Tiller by unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)

Featherweight Playoffs Opening Round
Andre Harrison vs. Alexandre Bezerra

Round One: The round begins with Harrison attacking Bezerra with jabs and leg kicks, Harrison rocks Bezerra with a high kick attempt. Harrison follows that up by nailing Bezerra with a right hook, Harrison then hits Bezerra with an overhand right. Bezerra recovers and attacks Harrison with a looping right, Bezerra backs up a swinging Harrison with a counter right. Harrison recovers and kicks Bezerra in the midsection, Bezerra starts swinging wildly against Harrison. Bezerra stuns a swinging Harrison with a counter left, Bezerra then hits Harrison with a knee strike to the head. Harrison gets Bezerra against the cage wall as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Harrison

Round Two: The round begins with Bezerra again swinging wildly against Harrison, Harrison then eats a knee to the midsection from Bezerra. Bezerra attempts a flying knee strike against Harrison, Harrison starts attacking Bezerra with leg kicks. Harrison charges forward and he attacks Bezerra with rights, Harrison cracks an incoming Bezerra with a counter right uppercut. Bezerra backs Harrison against the cage wall while swinging wildly at him, Harrison cracks the swinging Bezerra with a straight right. Bezerra cracks a swinging Harrison before backing him up against the cage wall, Bezerra swings away at Harrison as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Andre Harrison def. Alexandre Bezerra by majority decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19)

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