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2022 PFL Weigh-In Results: Week Five Fighters Hit The Scale

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The Professional Fighters League is back in action on Friday night with week five of it’s 2022 season. Emanating from the Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta, Georgia, the evening features 11 bouts main evented by a heavyweight clash between Bruno Cappelozza and Matheus Scheffel.

In the evening’s co-main event, former UFC champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis returns to the smart cage to face Stevie Ray. Before we get to the fights, every competitor must step on the scale to make weight for their respective bouts. 22 fighters weighed in on Thursday, including 10 heavyweight competitors. Did all 22 make weight? Find out below:

MAIN CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET)

  • Bruno Cappelozza (237.2lbs) vs. Matheus Scheffel (254lbs)
  • Anthony Pettis (155.4lbs) vs. Stevie Ray (155.6lbs)
  • Chris Wade (145.6lbs) vs. Kyle Bochniak (145.8lbs)
  • Renan Ferreira (261.2lbs) vs. Klidson Abreu (258lbs)

PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5:30 p.m. ET)

  • Ante Delija (246.8lbs) vs. Shelton Graves (265.6lbs)
  • Denis Goltsov (244.2lbs) vs. Maurice Green (241.4lbs)
  • Sam Kei (240lbs) vs. Juan Adams (266lbs)
  • Bubba Jenkins (145.8lbs) vs. Reinaldo Ekson (145.2lbs)
  • Lance Palmer (145.8lbs) vs. Sheymon Moraes (145.6lbs)
  • Brendan Loughnane (145.8lbs) vs. Ago Huskic (145.4lbs)
  • Alejandro Flores (145.8lbs) vs. Ryoji Kudo (145.4lbs)

All 22 fighters successfully made weight for Friday’s event including fan-favorite Bubba Jenkins While speaking at the PFL media event prior to weigh-ins, Jenkins discussed is disappointing 2021 run, explaining that his focus was more on his family and children than the tournament.

“Even though there was a million dollars at stake and a tournament title, world title at stake, my children – I’m more a father than I am a fighter, so it came first for me,” Jenkins said during Tuesday’s media day. “My biggest focus and biggest worries while having to be in quarantine and having to go through all these different things that were at play, so the focus was much more lasered in on than the million in the tournament.”

Featured image credit to Professional Fighters League

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