2024 PFL Lightweight Semifinals
Brent Primus vs. Clay Collard
Gadzhi Rabadanov vs. Michael Dufort

2024 PFL Light Heavyweight Semifinals
Impa Kasanganay vs. Josh Silveira
Rob Wilkinson vs. Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov

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2024 PFL Global Season action continues Friday, June 28 from Sioux Falls, South Dakota across ESPN platforms in the U.S. and via DAZN in Canada, Europe and additional premium sports platforms internationally

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH – June 21, 2024 – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, resumed 2024 PFL Global Season action live from the Huntsman Center in Salt Lake City, Utah. The twelve-fight card featured the Lightweight and Light Heavyweight divisions.

The evening’s co-main event featured 2023 PFL Light Heavyweight Champion, Impa Kasanganay, squaring off with Jakob Nedoh. The two battled back and forth until Kasanganay landed a flurry of devastating punches leading to a doctor’s stoppage after the second round. Kasanganay continues his million dollar journey with a berth in the 2024 PFL Global Season Playoffs.

In tonight’s main event, Clay Collard and Mads Burnell went the three-round distance. Burnell took control of the action with a superior ground game, nullifying Collard’s striking advantage. Burnell earned a unanimous decision playing the spoiler in Collard’s hometown return.

Former Bellator Lightweight Champion Patricky Pitbull faced Bruno Miranda in a Lightweight Global Season bout with Miranda defeating Pitbull by split decision. Unfortunately for both fighters, Miranda and Pitbull were eliminated from the PFL Playoffs due to points.

2022 PFL Light Heavyweight Champion Rob Wilkinson met 2023 Runner-Up Josh Silveira in Global Season action. The two battled for three rounds showcasing their technical acumen. In the end, it was Wilkinson taking the razor thin split decision victory. Both competitors clinched 2024 PFL Playoffs berths.

Turkmenistan’s Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov squared off with Cameroon’s Simon Biyong in a Light Heavyweight PFL Global Season matchup. After three intense rounds, Yagshimuradov was judged as the superior fighter, winning by unanimous decision. As a result, Yagshimuradov clinched a spot in the 2024 PFL Playoffs.

“The Professional Fighters League’s debut in Salt Lake City was an unforgettable event featuring the best athletes in MMA as they continued their million dollar journey,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “The PFL Season format makes every fight a must win giving us an unparalleled connection to the fans, while providing unrivaled action with the highest stakes in the sport.”

“Salt Lake City saw eight athletes qualify for the 2024 PFL Global Season Playoffs in a night of non-stop PFL action,” said Ray Sefo, President of Fighter Operations at PFL. “We look forward to next week’s 2024 PFL Regular Season finale in Sioux Falls.”

Antônio Carlos Jr. and Alex Polizzi met in Global Season Light Heavyweight action. Polizzi earned a hard fought unanimous decision. The decision ended both fighters’ hopes of moving on to the 2024 PFL Playoffs.

Brent Primus defeated Solomon Renfro by submission in the third round in a Lightweight PFL Global Season matchup. Primus clinched a 2024 PFL Playoff berth with the victory.

Sadibou Sy faced off against Andrew Sanchez in a Light Heavyweight Global Season bout. In an action packed fight both men traded strikes until Sy ended the affair in the third round by TKO.

In a Lightweight Global Season matchup, it was win-or-go-home time for Gadzhi Rabadanov and Elvin Espinoza. The fight went the distance, with both fighters trading shots for three rounds. In the end it was Rabadanov who left the PFL SmartCage victorious after a unanimous decision, earning a spot in the 2024 PFL Playoffs.

In Lightweight PFL Global Season action, Adam Piccolotti defeated Michael Dufort by split decision in a hard fought matchup. The victory was not enough to put Piccolotti into the postseason, Dufort however, did eventually earn his first trip to the PFL Playoffs.

In an exciting PFL Global Season Lightweight alternate bout, Sergio Cossio defeated Anthony Romero by unanimous decision in his PFL debut. The win extends former Lightweight Champion Cossio’s winning streak to nine.

The first fight of the night, a Featherweight Showcase Bout between undefeated fighters Brahyan Zurcher and Julian Ruiz resulted in a second round KO by Zurcher. Zurcher improves to 9-0 as a pro with seven stoppage wins.

2024 PFL Global Season continues Friday, June 28 from Sioux Falls, South Dakota with Featherweight and Welterweight action across ESPN platforms in the U.S. and via DAZN in Canada, Europe and additional premium sports platforms internationally.

All 2024 PFL Global Season events are live across ESPN platforms in the U.S. and DAZN in Canada and Europe with additional international premium sports platform distribution reaching 150 countries globally.


PFL Salt Lake City Main Card Results:

Mads Burnell (19-6) def. Clay Collard (24-13) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Impa Kasanganay (17-4) def. Jakob Nedoh (8-3) by 2nd Round TKO (doctor stoppage/ 5:00)

Bruno Miranda (17-5) def. Patricky Pitbull (25-14) by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Rob Wilkinson (19-2, 1NC) def. Josh Silveira (13-3) by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (23-7-1) def. Simon Biyong (9-5) by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Alex Polizzi (11-4) def. Antônio Carlos Jr (16-6, 2 NC) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Early Card Results:

Brent Primus (14-3) def. Solomon Renfro (11-6) by 3rd round submission (3:21)

Sadibou Sy (18-8-2, 1 NC) def. Andrew Sanchez (14-8) via 3rd Round TKO (4:02)

Gadzhi Rabadanov (22-4-2) def. Elvin Espinoza (10-1) by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Adam Piccolotti (15-6) def. Michael Dufort (13-5) by split decision (29-28, 29-28, 28-29)

Sergio Cossio (27-9-1) def. Anthony Romero (12-3) by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Brahyan Zurcher (9-0) def. Julian Ruiz (4-1) via 2nd round KO (1:26)

PFL is the only organization in MMA with the sports-season format, where individual fighters compete in a Regular Season, Playoffs, and Championship each year. The combined roster of PFL and Bellator boasts 30% of its fighters independently world-ranked in the top 25 of their respective weight-class, the same percentage as UFC. PFL has an expansive global vision for the sport and is building the “Champions League of MMA” with PFL Europe, PFL MENA, and more international leagues in development. PFL leads in technology and innovation, with its proprietary PFL SmartCage, powering fight analytics, real-time betting, AI scoring, and a next-generation viewing experience. PFL is on ESPN/ESPN+ in the U.S, DAZN in Canada and Europe and is broadcast and streamed in 160 countries with 20 premium media distribution partners.