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PFL 2019 #8: Playoffs

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07.02.2019 | 11:30 AM ET

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PFL 2019 #8
  • Thursday 10.17.2019 at 08:00 PM ET
  • U.S. Broadcast: ESPN+ | Prelims: ESPN 2
  • Promotion: Professional Fighters League
  • Ownership: Professional Fighters League
  • Venue: Mandalay Bay Events Center
  • Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
  • Enclosure: Cage
  • TV Announcers: Sean O'Connell, Randy Couture, Yves Edwards
  • Ring Announcer: Lilian Garcia
  • Interviews: Caroline Pearce | Backstage: Caroline Pearce
  • TV Ratings: 126,000 avg. viewers (ESPN2 prelims)
  • MMA Bouts: 12
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Bout   Info
Loik Radzhabov   defeats   Chris Wade   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Natan Schulte   defeats   Akhmet Aliev   via Submission, Arm Triangle Choke   2:26 Round 2 of 3, 7:26 Total Bout Page
Jeremy Kennedy   vs.   Daniel Pineda   Ends in a No Contest, Guillotine Choke   4:00 Round 1 of 3 Bout Page
Chris Wade   defeats   Nate Andrews   via Decision, Majority   2 Rounds, 10:00 Total Bout Page
Islam Mamedov   vs.   Loik Radzhabov   Ends in a Draw, Majority   2 Rounds, 10:00 Total Bout Page
Akhmet Aliev   defeats   Rashid Magomedov   via Decision, Unanimous   2 Rounds, 10:00 Total Bout Page
Lance Palmer   defeats   Alex Gilpin   via Decision, Unanimous   3 Rounds, 15:00 Total Bout Page
Natan Schulte   defeats   Ramsey Nijem   via Submission, Rear Naked Choke   0:52 Round 1 of 2 Bout Page
Jeremy Kennedy   defeats   Luis Rafael Laurentino   via KO/TKO, Ground and Pound   1:24 Round 2 of 2, 6:24 Total Bout Page
Movlid Khaybulaev   vs.   Daniel Pineda   Ends in a No Contest, Leg Kick and Hooks   0:29 Round 1 of 2 Bout Page
Alex Gilpin   defeats   Andre Harrison   via Submission, Ninja Choke   1:49 Round 2 of 2, 6:49 Total Bout Page
Lance Palmer   defeats   Alexandre de Almeida   via Decision, Unanimous   2 Rounds, 10:00 Total Bout Page

Responses

Lance palmer
2019.07.25 11:10 PM ET

bout announced

Lance Palmer vs. Gadzhi Rabadanov at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Gadzhi rabadanov
Alex gilpin
2019.07.25 11:11 PM ET

bout announced

Alex Gilpin vs. Andre Harrison at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Andre harrison hs
Luis rafael laurentino
2019.07.25 11:12 PM ET

bout announced

Luis Rafael Laurentino vs. Jeremy Kennedy II at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Jeremy kennedy
Movlid khaibulaev
2019.07.25 11:12 PM ET

bout announced

Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Daniel Pineda at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
Pineda daniel ufcfx1 1 hs
Natan schulte hs
2019.07.25 11:18 PM ET

bout announced

Natan Schulte vs. Ramsey Nijem at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
Ramsey nijem hs
Islam mamedov hs
2019.07.25 11:19 PM ET

bout announced

Islam Mamedov vs. Loik Radzhabov at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
Loik radzhabov
Chris wade hs
2019.07.25 11:19 PM ET

bout announced

Chris Wade vs. Nate Andrews II at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
Nate andrews
Akhmet aliev
2019.07.25 11:20 PM ET

bout announced

Akhmet Aliev vs. Rashid Magomedov at 155 lbs (70.3 kg)
Rashid magomedov
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08.06.2019 | 12:21 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

Theres not a lot clear think in PFL but mark m'I words, if Mamedov dont get any injuries, he will win this years 155pds tournament

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2019.09.04 10:51 AM ET

event start time updated

From Thursday, October 17 at 6:00pm ET to Thursday, October 17 at 8:00pm ET
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2019.09.04 10:51 AM ET

event picks deadline updated

Fantasy picks now lock at Thursday, October 17 at 7:00pm ET
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09.10.2019 | 10:47 PM ET

Maybe not

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 175 Points   |   Tied for 153rd   |   View

Natan Schulte could beat anyone in this tourney including Islam. Hopefully like you said this tournament will not have any injuries ruining it. 

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10.14.2019 | 4:09 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

Khaybulaev is one of my favorite PFL fighters.

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Hyrm
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10.14.2019 | 6:20 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

Those 2 weight class were boring during the regular season. I hope the 2 fight in one night format make some change in it.

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10.14.2019 | 9:07 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

Honestly, I think Lance Palmer and Andre Harrison made that division boring. 

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10.16.2019 | 8:15 PM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

Wade vs. Andrews II
Chris Wade, DEC
I really thought Nate Andrews woulda looked a little better than he did, And to my eyes, Chris Wade has looked maybe the best he's ever looked, and I think the majority is in agreement with that statement, considering 89% are backing Wade..

Mamedov vs. Radzhabov
Islam Mamedov, DEC
Islam Mamedov is my pick to take this thing home. Remember, he already fought and submitted last year's champ, Natan Schulte a few years back when PFL was still WSOF. And Loik Radzhabov is tough, he's beaten everyone in his career (Pro / Am) except the guys that are on another level, still only 2 career losses to Gadzhi Rabadanov and Rashid Magomedov. No worries about losing to those guys, but unfortunately... Mamedov is better than those guys, and i don't see Radzhabov ending Islam's outstanding 17 fight win streak.

Schulte vs. Nijem
Natan Schulte, DEC
Natan Schulte is a stud that hardly anyone's ever heard of prior to the beginning of last season. Aside from dropping the previously mentioned fight to Islam Mamedov few years back, and the draw he gave up to Johnny Case, Schulte been unbeaten in last 18 fights (16-1-1). That's hard thing to do even if you're fighting a buncha guys nobody knows about. And Ramsey Nijem. God. He's one of those guy's I just hate for no good reason really. 1 of the guys that would definitely go on my top 10 list of guys I love seeing finished. Along with James Vick. God I hope Schulte strangles Nijem.

Laurentino vs. Kennedy II
Luis Rafael Laurentino, TKO, R2
The regular season points system sets up yet another 1st round, playoff rematch. "Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger" (still cracks me up) is gonna be looking for redemption on a 20 some second KO loss to Laurentino. You look at everything, Kennedy got to and did Alright in the UFC. You could say that every opponent Kennedy has faced throughout his career, is better than anyone Laurentino has faced. Print has a better gym, you'd feel safe taking Kennedy here. Even considering Laurentino is an outstanding 34–2. Yessss. His record is arguably severely padded. He didn't fight anyone the majority have heard of, until his 30th fight. These little known guys, with fantastic records are always questionable to me. Even a couple fights in, I'm still trying to get a read on this guy. But, i don't think Kennedy is as hungry or something as he used to seem. I don't wanna say uncommitted, I just think he never really processed in his skillset. He's still the same dude he's always been. And that's not gonna work when headed into a rematch that you took a look loss from. He's gotta do something different and I'm not sure he can.

Khaybulaev vs. Pineda
Movlid Khaybulaev, TKO, R2
Movlid Khaybulaev has made the PFL Featherweight Division exciting... Lord knows Harrison and Palmer put pl to sleep...... Annnd not by finish, but because they're boring as ****!

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Lance palmer
2019.10.16 8:53 PM ET

weigh-in result

Lance Palmer:
Gadzhi rabadanov
2019.10.16 8:53 PM ET

weigh-in result

Gadzhi Rabadanov:
Alex gilpin
2019.10.16 8:53 PM ET

weigh-in result

Alex Gilpin: 145.8 lbs (66.1 kgs)
Andre harrison hs
2019.10.16 8:53 PM ET

weigh-in result

Andre Harrison: 145.2 lbs (65.9 kgs)
Movlid khaibulaev
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Movlid Khaybulaev: 145.4 lbs (66.0 kgs)
Pineda daniel ufcfx1 1 hs
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Daniel Pineda: 145.4 lbs (66.0 kgs)
Luis rafael laurentino
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Luis Rafael Laurentino: 145.8 lbs (66.1 kgs)
Jeremy kennedy
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Jeremy Kennedy: 145.6 lbs (66.0 kgs)
Natan schulte hs
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Natan Schulte: 155.2 lbs (70.4 kgs)
Ramsey nijem hs
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Ramsey Nijem: 155.8 lbs (70.7 kgs)
Akhmet aliev
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Akhmet Aliev: 155.4 lbs (70.5 kgs)
Rashid magomedov
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Rashid Magomedov: 155.2 lbs (70.4 kgs)
Islam mamedov hs
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Islam Mamedov: 155.2 lbs (70.4 kgs)
Loik radzhabov
2019.10.16 8:54 PM ET

weigh-in result

Loik Radzhabov: 154.4 lbs (70.0 kgs)
Chris wade hs
2019.10.16 8:55 PM ET

weigh-in result

Chris Wade: 155.4 lbs (70.5 kgs)
Nate andrews
2019.10.16 8:55 PM ET

weigh-in result

Nate Andrews: 155.6 lbs (70.6 kgs)
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10.17.2019 | 12:31 AM ET

Predictions: 1 of 7 Winners, 0 Perfect, 65 Points   |   Tied for 423rd   |   View

Lance palmer is now fighting alex almeida

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10.17.2019 | 8:44 AM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

If the bout order is corect, I need to start watching at 9PM to make sure I miss the dry hump fest!

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10.17.2019 | 10:31 AM ET

Prediction Comments

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 175 Points   |   Tied for 153rd   |   View

Aliev vs. Magomedov
Rashid Magomedov, DEC
Magomedov is so damn good at not getting hit with clean shots. The only way I see Aliev winning is with a ko shot, and I don't think he'll be able to pull it off.

Schulte vs. Nijem
Natan Schulte, DEC
Should be an easy win.

Laurentino vs. Kennedy II
Jeremy Kennedy, DEC
This is a toss up imo. I do think Kennedy is more aware of the power of Japa this time around tho, so i'll go with a decision win for Jeremy.

Gilpin vs. Harrison
Andre Harrison, DEC
Another Snoozefest decision win for Harrison.

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10.17.2019 | 1:22 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 125 Points   |   Tied for 267th   |   View

I think I'll do well on this event.
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2019.10.17 3:07 PM ET

event picks deadline updated

Fantasy picks now lock at Thursday, October 17 at 8:00pm ET
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10.17.2019 | 3:59 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 3 Perfect, 250 Points   |   Tied for 53rd   |   View

Palmer is facing another opponent than the one listed here. He's facing Alexandre Almeida

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10.17.2019 | 5:52 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 2 Perfect, 200 Points   |   Tied for 106th   |   View

Can we get the Palmer fight updated before the event? He's fighting Alexandre Almeida
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10.17.2019 | 5:55 PM ET

We'll check this out. But it's now too late for picks on any new bout. The bout has to be created 12 hours before the start time of the event in order for picks to be allowed.

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Lance palmer
2019.10.17 6:20 PM ET

bout status update

Palmer vs. Rabadanov Changed from Confirmed to Cancelled
Gadzhi rabadanov
Lance palmer
2019.10.17 6:22 PM ET

bout announced

Lance Palmer vs. Alexandre de Almeida III at 145 lbs (65.8 kg)
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10.17.2019 | 7:21 PM ET

Predictions: 2 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 140 Points   |   Tied for 243rd   |   View




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10.17.2019 | 7:47 PM ET

Anyone know how to watch the prelims in Canada??
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10.17.2019 | 8:03 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 1 Perfect, 175 Points   |   Tied for 153rd   |   View

Gonna be a long Thursday night. Love some PFL

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10.17.2019 | 8:06 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 2 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 79th   |   View

Khaybulaev needs to win this. I know hes going to beat pineda. however i just feel if he goes up against lance palmer or Andre Harrison. Palmer would just beat him by takedowns and ground control. And 
Andre will beat him by the same damn thing. PFL needs to pickup featherweights next year that are known for their knockout power or submission gound games.


They need to pickup these fighters:

Brazil: Rafael Barbosa 2 TKOS

Japan: Shoko Sato he has 4 TKOs

Australia: Michael "the Great White" Tobin has 4 submission wins

PFL just picked Lance Palmer because he fights for Team Alpha Male. He great strategic fighter but hes boring.
Lance palmer
2019.10.17 8:10 PM ET

Fighter Announcements

Lance Palmer vs. Alexandre de Almeida III
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Lance palmer
2019.10.17 8:12 PM ET

Round 1 In Progress

Lance Palmer vs. Alexandre de Almeida III
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10.17.2019 | 8:17 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 2 Perfect, 225 Points   |   Tied for 79th   |   View

This fight sucks!
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10.17.2019 | 8:19 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 3 Perfect, 250 Points   |   Tied for 53rd   |   View

Yep. Typical Lance Palmer snoozefest!!!

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Lance palmer
2019.10.17 8:19 PM ET

Round 2 In Progress

Lance Palmer vs. Alexandre de Almeida III
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10.17.2019 | 8:20 PM ET

Predictions: 3 of 7 Winners, 3 Perfect, 250 Points   |   Tied for 53rd   |   View

He lands a decent shot but now he's back to lying on top of him!!! Yawnnnnn!!! 😪😴😪😴

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