All-Time Heavyweight Great Fabricio Werdum Makes Weight For Highly-Anticipated PFL Debut

The Professional Fighters League, the fastest growing and most innovative sports league held the official weigh-ins for PFL 3, as the 2021 PFL Season continues on Thursday night. Brazilian heavyweight icon Fabricio Werdum will be making his highly-anticipated PFL debut, while women’s MMA superstar Kayla Harrison makes her return for the 2021 season.

Werdum came in at 241.4 pounds, and will take on dangerous up-and-comer Renan Ferreira, who weighed-in at 252 pounds. Werdum, a former UFC Heavyweight Champion, enters the 2021 PFL Season looking to add another world championship to his already-impressive list of accolades, while Ferreira will try to record the biggest win of his young MMA career.

Harrison, meanwhile, has her sights set on continuing her reign of dominance in the PFL cage. The undefeated two-time Olympic gold medalist tipped the scales at 155.2 pounds. Standing opposite Harrison will be Mariana Morais, who came in at 153 pounds. Morais hopes to become the first woman to defeat Harrison in MMA.

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Also on the card, heavyweight prospect Mohammed Usman, the younger brother of UFC Welterweight Champion Kamaru Usman, makes his PFL debut. Usman weighed in at 239 pounds, and will take on fellow newcomer Brandon Sayles, who came in at 264.2 pounds.



Heavyweight Bout (265 lbs.)

Fabricio Werdum (241.4 lbs.) vs. Renan Ferreira (252 lbs.)

Women’s Lightweight Bout (155 lbs.)

Kayla Harrison (155.2 lbs.) vs. Mariana Morais (153 lbs.)

Heavyweight Bout (265 lbs.)

Mohammed Usman (239 lbs.) vs. Brandon Sayles (264.2 lbs.)

Women’s Lightweight Bout (155 lbs.)

Genah Fabian (155.8 lbs.) vs. Laura Sanchez (155.4 lbs.)


Heavyweight Bout (265 lbs.)

Denis Goltsov (240.4 lbs.) vs. Muhammad DeReese (257.6 lbs.)

Women’s Lightweight Bout (155 lbs.)

Larissa Pacheco (155.2 lbs.) vs. Julija Pacic (155.8 lbs.)

Heavyweight Bout (265 lbs.)

Ante Delija (233.2 lbs.) vs. Bruno Cappelozza (234 lbs.)

Women’s Lightweight Bout (155 lbs.)

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Cindy Dandois (153 lbs.) vs. Kaitlin Young (155 lbs.)


Women’s Lightweight Bout (155 lbs.)

Olena Kolesnyk (155.2 lbs.) vs. Taylor Guardado (154.6 lbs.)

Welterweight Showcase Bout (170 lbs.)

Kyron Bowen (170.8 lbs.) vs. Magomed Umalatov (170.2 lbs.)