PFL 7 Results: The Welterweight & Women's Lightweight Tournament Finalists Are Set

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(Note: Magomed Magomedkerimov suffered an injury and cannot compete in the semi-finals, so Chris Curtis replaces him against Ray Cooper III.)

Main Card (10pm EST., ESPN 2)

Welterweight Playoffs Semi-Finals
David Michaud def. Glaico Franca by majority decision (28-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Welterweight Playoffs Semi-Finals
Ray Cooper III def. Chris Curtis by KO via punch (0:11, R2)

Women’s Lightweight Semi-Finals
Larissa Pacheco def. Sarah Kaufman by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

Women’s Lightweight Semi-Finals
Kayla Harrison def. Bobbi Jo Dalziel by submission via arm bar (3:32, R1)

Welterweight Playoff Quarterfinals
Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Chris Curtis by unanimous decision (20-17, 20-18, 20-18)

Welterweight Playoff Quarterfinals
David Michaud def. John Howard by unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)

Preliminary Card (8pm EST., ESPN+)

Welterweight Playoff Quarterfinals
Ray Cooper III def. Sadibou Sy by majority draw (Advanced due to judges pick)

Welterweight Playoff Quarterfinals
Glaico Franca def. Andre Fialho by majority decision (20-18, 20-18, 19-19)

Brendan Loughnane def. Matt Wagy by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Nikolay Aleksokhin def. Jesse Ronson by TKO via strikes (3:37, R1)


Brendan Loughnane vs. Matt Wagy

Round One: The round begins with Loughnane attacking Wagy with some leg kicks, Loughnane comes forward and he nails Wagy with a side kick to the midsection. Wagy grabs Loughnane and he gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and exchange kicks. Loughnane also looks for a few high kicks against Wagy, Loughnane goes for a spinning back kick against Wagy. Wagy comes forward and Loughnane nails him with a short right, Loughnane then nails Wagy with a kick to the midsection. Wagy comes forward and he takes a few swings at Loughnane, Loughnane nails Wagy with another kick to the midsection as the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Loughnane

Round Two: The round begins with Loughnane attacking Wagy with some leg kicks, Wagy and Loughnane get into a brief striking exchange. Loughnane starts looking for the high kick against Wagy, Loughnane then cracks Wagy with a right. Loughnane grabs Wagy and gets him against the cage wall, Loughnane then cracks Wagy with a kick to the midsection after separating. Loughnane again grabs Wagy and gets him against the cage wall, the fighters separate and exchange a few strikes. Wagy nails an incoming Loughnane with a short right uppercut, Loughnane grabs Wagy and gets him back against the cage wall. Loughnane cracks Wagy with a combination as the round ends.

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

Round Three: The round begins with Wagy nailing Loughnane with a kick to the midsection, Loughnane also nails Wagy with a kick to the midsection. Loughnane scores a takedown on Wagy and Wagy gets right back up, Wagy grabs Loughnane and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters separate and Wagy nails a swinging Loughnane with a counter left hook, Loughnane keeps Wagy near the cage wall while swinging away at him. Loughnane scores a takedown on Wagy and he gets the open guard, Loughnane and Wagy swing at each other while on the ground. Loughnane stands up and he allows Wagy to stand as well, Loughnane backs Wagy into the cage wall while swinging away at him. Loughnane rocks Wagy with a kick to the midsection, Loughnane stays at a distance while swinging away at Wagy. Loughnane stuns Wagy with a multiple punch combination, Loughnane nails Wagy with a knee strike and high kick as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Brendan Loughnane def. Matt Wagy by unanimous decision (30-26, 30-27, 30-27)

Jesse Ronson vs. Nikolay Aleksokhin

Round One: The round begins with Aleksokhin attacking Ronson with some leg kicks, Ronson responds by landing leg kicks of his own. Aleksokhin looks to nail a swinging Ronson with some rights, Ronson backs Aleksokhin into the cage wall while landing a short left. Ronson backs up Aleksokhin after landing a three punch combination, Aleksokhin recovers and nails Ronson with a right uppercut. Aleksokhin goes for a high kick and Ronson blocks it, Aleksokhin then pops Ronson with a two punch combination. Ronson grabs Aleksokhin and briefly gets him against the cage wall, Aleksokhin drops Ronson with a knee strike and he pounces on him with more strikes until the referee jumps in.

Official Result: Nikolay Aleksokhin def. Jesse Ronson by TKO via strikes (3:37, R1)

Welterweight Playoff Quarterfinals
Sadibou Sy vs. Ray Cooper III

Round One: The round begins with Cooper III grabbing a kicking Sy and getting him against the cage wall, Sy cracks Cooper III with a few knee strikes while in the clinch. The fighters separate and Cooper III drops Sy with a massive combination, Cooper III pounces on Sy with more strikes while getting top control on the ground. Cooper III nails Sy with some knee strikes while on the ground. Cooper III postures up and he swings away at Sy, Cooper III settles in the open guard of Sy while landing more strikes. Sy scrambles to his feet and the fighters swing wildly at each other, Sy drops a swinging Cooper III with a counter right and the round ends.

Fightful scores the round 10-9 for Cooper III

Round Two: The round begins with Cooper III charging forward and swinging wildly at Sy, Cooper III grabs Sy and gets him against the cage wall. The fighters clinch and Sy attacks Cooper III with knee strikes, Sy accidentally nails Cooper III low and the fight is halted. The fight resumes with Sy attacking Cooper III with jabs and kicks, Sy then nails Cooper III with a kick to the midsection. Cooper III scores a takedown on Sy and he gets him in the seated position, Sy wall walks to his feet and Cooper III keeps him against the cage wall. Cooper III scores another takedown on Sy and Sy looks for a guillotine choke as the round ends.

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

Official Result: Ray Cooper III def. Sadibou Sy by majority draw (Advanced due to judges pick)

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