PFL MMA Season 2, Event 1 Results: Kayla Harrison, Sarah Kaufman, John Howard, Ray Cooper III, Bojan Velickovic & More Compete!

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Main Card (9pm EST., ESPN2)

Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco by unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-27)

Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard by submission via guillotine choke (4:54, R1)

Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka by submission via rear naked choke (4:29, R2)

Sarah Kaufman def. Morgan Frier by submission via arm triangle choke (2:22, R1)

Sadibou Sy def. David Michaud by KO via strikes (0:17, R1)

Preliminary Card (6:30pm EST., ESPN+)

Handesson Ferreira def. Bojan Velickovic by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Bobbi Ko Dalziel def. Genah Fabian by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Glaico Franca def. Gazmat Khiramagomedov by submission via rear naked choke (4:06, R1)

Chris Curtis def. Andre Fialho by TKO via strikes (4:17, R3)

Roberta Samad def. Moriel Charneski by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)


Moriel Charneski vs. Roberta Samad

Round One: The round begins with Charneski nailing Samad with a right hook, Samad grabs a swinging Charneski and gets her against the cage wall. Samad scores a takedown on Charneski and she gets the full guard, Samad starts attacking Charneski with some ground and pound. Samad transitions to a modified half guard against Charneski, Samad rolls for various leg locks and Charneski escapes them all. Samad nails Charneski with a few more strikes as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Samad

Round Two: The round begins with the fighters taking a few swings at each other, Charneski cracks a kicking Samad with a counter right. Samad starts attacking Charneski with some leg kicks, Charneski starts nailing Samad with some kicks of her own. Samad backs up Charneski after landing a straight right, Samad goes for a high kick against Charneski before landing a two strike combination. Samad grabs Charneski and gets her against the cage wall, Samad scores a takedown on Charneski and she gets side control. Samad transitions to the full mount against Charneski, Samad then gains back control against Charneski. Samad quickly returns to the full mount against Charneski, Samad rolls for an arm bar as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with the fighters swinging away at each other, Samad starts going for high kicks against Charneski. Samad then cracks Charneski with a two punch combination, Samad also goes back to nailing Charneski with low kicks. Samad then hits a swinging Charneski with a counter left hook, Samad comes forward while attacking Charneski with combinations. Samad then cracks Charneski with a kick to the midsection, Samad scores a takedown on Charneski and she gets the north/south position. Samad transitions to the full mount and then back control on Charneski, Samad rolls for an arm bar and Charneski escapes to get back control herself. Samad scrambles and gets side control against Charneski, Samad returns to the full mount on Charneski. Samad attacks Charneski with ground and pound as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Roberta Samad def. Moriel Charneski by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Andre Fialho vs. Chris Curtis

Round One: The round begins with Fialho instantly swinging away against Curtis, Curtis backs up Fialho after landing a left. Fialho starts landing some leg kicks against Curtis, Curtis drops a kicking Fialho with a counter left and Fialho gets back up. Fialho looks for a high kick and Curtis blocks it, Curtis then cracks Fialho with a two punch combination. Curtis continuously cracks Fialho with lefts, Fialho accidentally nails Curtis low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Curtis nailing Fialho with a left to the midsection, Fialho stuns Curtis with a straight right followed by a left. Curtis drops a kicking Fialho again with a counter left and Fialho gets back up again, Fialho responds by nailing Curtis with a right. Curtis stuns a swinging Fialho by landing a counter left, Curtis backs Fialho into the cage wall by landing a combination. Curtis nails an incoming Fialho with a head kick, Fialho scores a takedown on Curtis as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Curtis

Round Two: The round begins with Fialho coming forward and he takes a few swings at Curtis, Curtis eats a right while taking a few swings at Fialho. Fialho then nails Curtis with a kick to the midsection, Curtis backs up Fialho with a four punch combination. Curtis goes back to attacking Fialho with some lefts, Fialho cracks an incoming Curtis with an uppercut. Curtis cracks a swinging Fialho with a counter left hook, Fialho nails a backing Curtis with another kick to the midsection. Curtis then nails a swinging Fialho with a two punch combination, Fialho scores a takedown on Curtis and he gets back control as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Fialho grabbing Curtis and getting him against the cage wall, Curtis separates from Fialho and Fialho gets him back against the cage wall. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Curtis cracks Fialho with a kick to the midsection. Fialho continuously goes for takedowns against Curtis, Fialho comes forward and Curtis cracks him with a left. Curtis then nails a swinging Fialho with a left hook to the midsection, Curtis backs Fialho into the cage wall while landing a huge combination. Fialho looks for a takedown and Curtis gets top position, Curtis attacks Fialho with ground and pound until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Chris Curtis def. Andre Fialho by TKO via strikes (4:17, R3)

Gamzat Khiramagomedov vs. Glaico Franca

Round One: The round begins with Franca attacking Khiramagomedov with a few rights, Khiramagomedov starts attacking Franca with some leg kicks. Franca and Khiramagomedov exchange right hooks to the head, the fighters clinch and exchange a few strikes. The fighters separate and swing away at each other, Khiramagomedov backs up Franca with a two punch combination. Khiramagomedov scores a takedown on Franca and they both scramble back to their feet, Franca cracks a swinging Khiramagomedov with a counter right. Franca scores a takedown on Khiramagomedovand he gets the half guard, Franca attacks Khiramagomedov with ground and pound while gaining back control. Franca locks in a rear naked choke and a tap out follows.

Official Result: Glaico Franca def. Gazmat Khiramagomedov by submission via rear naked choke (4:06, R1)

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