The 2023 PFL Championship has finally concluded, giving us some expected and some surprising results in various bouts.

To start, Olivier Aubin-Mercier defeated Clay Collard, giving the former his second consecutive PFL lightweight championship. Larissa Pacheco also made a memorable mark in the event after becoming the first-ever two-weight champion of PFL. The recent win marked the female fighter’s tenth consecutive win, allowing her to maintain her current winning streak.

There were also some memorable performances in the event. Aside from Magomed Magomedkerimov’s submission win over Sadibou Sy, some incredible event highlights were the performance of Biaggio Ali Walsh, who faceplanted opponent Joel Lopez with a brutal knockout. Kayla Harrison also made a successful return to PFL after defeating Aspen Ladd via unanimous decision.

Here are the results of the event:

Main Card

  • Lightweight Final: Olivier Aubin-Mercier defeated Clay Collard via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46).
  • Heavyweight Final: Renan Ferreira defeated Denis Goltsov via TKO (punches). The bout ended at the 0:26 mark of Round 2.
  • Women’s Featherweight Final: Larissa Pacheco defeated Marina Mokhnatkina via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46).
  • Welterweight Final: Magomed Magomedkerimov defeated Sadibou Sy via submission (guillotine choke). The bout ended at the 1:17 mark of Round 3.
  • Light Heavyweight Final: Impa Kasanganay defeated Josh Silveira via unanimous decision (50-45, 50-45, 50-45).
  • 150-Pound Contract Weight: Kayla Harrison defeated Aspen Ladd via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
  • Derek Brunson defeated Ray Cooper III via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-25, 30-25).

Preliminary Card

  • Featherweight Final: Jesus Pinedo defeated Gabriel Braga via TKO (punches). The bout ended at the 0:58 mark of Round 3.
  • Biaggio Ali Walsh defeated Joel Galarza Lopez via KO. The bout ended at the 1:24 mark of Round 2.
  • Phil Caracappa defeated Khai Wu via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28).
  • Jesse Stirn defeated Josh Blyden via unanimous decision (29-28, 30-27, 30-27).
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