Former PFL Featherweight Runner-Ups Jenkins and Wade Face Off in Trilogy Affair

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Six World Titles and $6 Million on the line at 2023 PFL World Championship

2023 PFL World Championship Friday, November 24 at The Anthem in Washington D.C. Live on ESPN+ PPV

NEW YORK (September 20, 2023) – The Professional Fighters League (PFL), the fastest growing and most innovative sports league, today announced the full card for the 2023 PFL World Championship on Friday, November 24 from The Anthem in Washington D.C. The main event will be live on ESPN+ Pay Per View preceded by the prelims on ESPN+.

Tickets for MMA’s richest night, the 2023 PFL World Championship, presented by CELSIUS® Essential Energy, are on sale now for the event featuring 12 finalists facing off for six world titles and six $1 million dollar championship purses.

Biaggio Ali Walsh, the grandson of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, will return to the PFL SmartCage to take on Joel Lopez in an amateur bout. Ali Walsh is 4-0 in the PFL with four knockouts after winning his 5th straight fight via knockout against Ed Davis at the PFL Playoffs in New York City in an amateur bout.

Bubba Jenkins and Chris Wade are set for a Featherweight trilogy matchup at the 2023 PFL World Championship.

“The 2023 PFL World Championship is set for Friday, November 24, live from The Anthem in Washington D.C., featuring the best fighters in the world competing on the biggest night in MMA,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “From six fighters walking out with a PFL World Championship title and $1 million check, to MMA stars such as Kayla Harrison and Biaggio Ali Walsh returning to the PFL SmartCage, the 2023 PFL World Championship will be our biggest event yet.”

2023 PFL World Championship Card


PFL Lightweight Championship

  • #2 Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. #1 Clay Collard

PFL Heavyweight Championship

  • #1 Denis Goltsov vs. #2 Renan Ferreira

PFL Women’s Featherweight Championship

  • #1 Larissa Pacheco vs. # Marina Mokhnatkina

Showcase – Women’s Flyweight

  • Kayla Harrison vs. Julia Budd

PFL Welterweight Championship

  • #3 Sadibou Sy vs. #1 Magomed Magomedkerimov

PFL Featherweight Championship

  • #2 Gabriel Braga vs. #4 Jesus Pinedo

PFL Light Heavyweight Championship

  • #1 Joshua Silveira vs. #3 Impa Kasanganay

ESPN+ Prelims

Lightweight Amateur 

  • Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Joel Lopez

Showcase – Featherweight

  • Bubba Jenkins vs. Chris Wade

Showcase – Bantamweight

  • Khai Wu vs. Phil Caracappa

Showcase – Featherweight

  • Jesse Stirn vs. Josh Blyden