Skilled Fighters League (PFL) is making ready for its 2023 Common Season.
The promotion introduced on Monday the official line-up for PFL 2, the upcoming occasion scheduled for April 7 at The Theater at Virgin Inns in Las Vegas.
2022 heavyweight champion Ante Delija faces promotional newcomer Yorgan De Castro within the headliner. The Croatian went 4-0 in 2022, ending three of his previous 4 opponents inside two rounds. Following his departure from the UFC, De Castro competed in numerous promotions, together with CES and Eagle FC, rattling off three consecutive wins over Danyelle Williams, Shaun Asher and former UFC champion Junior dos Santos.
Within the co-headliner, Larissa Pacheco returns after her gorgeous upset of Kayla Harrison for the 2022 light-weight championship. The Brazilian earned first-round finishes of Zamzagul Fayzallanova, Genah Fabian and Olena Kolesnyk earlier than rematching Harrison, who beforehand defeated her twice. After her first win in PFL — a unanimous determination towards Kaitlin Younger — Budd has dropped her previous two.
The ‘Jewel’ got here up brief towards the aforementioned Fabian and Aspen Ladd at PFL 3 and PFL 10, respectively.
The remainder of the PFL 2 line-up is as follows:
Primary Card (ESPN2/ESPN+, 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m PT)
- Ante Delija vs. Yorgan De Castro
- Larissa Pacheco vs. Julia Budd
- Bruno Cappelozza vs. Matheus Scheffel
- Renan Ferreira vs. Rizvan Kuniev
Preliminary Card (ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET/3:30 p.m. PT)
- Olena Kolesnyk vs. Aspen Ladd
- Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. TBA
- Martina Jindrova vs. Amber Leibrock
- Marcelo Nunes vs. Maurice Greene
- Denis Goltsov vs. Michal Andryszak
- Amanda Leve vs. Karolina Sobek
- Marina Mokhnatkina vs. Yoko Higashi
Keep tuned to Bloody Elbow for extra updates to PFL 2 as they turn into accessible within the coming weeks.
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