PFL 4 took place last night, July 11, at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. The Professional Fighters League event was headlined by Magomed Magomedkerimov and Chris Curtis in a welterweight contest. The co-main event featured women’s lightweight juggernaut Kayla Harrison and Morgan Frier. PFL 4 was the final regular season round for men’s welterweights and women’s lightweights.
In the main event, last year’s champion Magomed Magomedkerimov had a dominate performance against Chris Curtis. However, Magomedkerimov did tire during the third round which led to some success for Curtis. Overall, Magomed controlled the fight and won a unanimous decision, winning every round (30-27, 30-27, 30-26). He earned 3 points for his effort and ends the season with a total of 9 points. Curtis earned 0 points and ended the season with 4 points. They both earn a playoff spot. This makes Magomedkerimov the #2 seed going into the playoffs. Chris will be the #7 seed which means they will rematch each other in the first round of the playoffs.
The co-main event showcased the promotional face Kayla Harrison taking on Morgan Frier. Harrison had the performance she was looking for with a first round submission of Frier. The first round stoppage earned Kayla the maximum 6 points, 3 points for the win and a bonus 3 points for a first round finish. This brought Harrison’s total regular season points to 9 and skyrocketed her seeding in the playoffs to #2. Unfortunately, Frier missed the playoffs ending her season 0-2 and earned no points.
Here are the full results of the entire night:
Main Card (ESPN2, 8:30/5:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Welterweight: Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Chris Curtis Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-26) RD 3 5:00
Women’s Lightweight: Kayla Harrison def. Morgan Frier Submission (key lock) RD 1 3:35
Welterweight: João Zeferino def. Bojan Veličković Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 29-28) RD 3 5:00
Welterweight: John Howard def. Ray Cooper III KO (punches) RD 1 3:23
Preliminary card (ESPN+, 5:30/2:30 p.m. ET/PT)
Welterweight: Glaico França def. Sadibou Sy TKO (punches) RD 3 4:29
Welterweight: David Michaud def. Handesson Ferreira TKO (punches) RD 1 4:37
Women’s Lightweight: Larissa Pacheco def. Bobbi-Jo Dalziel Submission (armbar) RD 1 2:31
Women’s Lightweight: Genah Fabian def. Moriel Charneski TKO (punches) RD 1 1:42
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