Electrifying Knockouts and Submissions Light Up PFL Global Season at Virgin Hotels Las Vegas

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) ignited the mixed martial arts scene once again with its latest spectacle in Las Vegas. Featuring fighters from the Light Heavyweight and Lightweight divisions, the stage was set at The Theater at Virgin Hotels for an evening of relentless combat.

The headline fight pitted Impa Kasanganay against Alex Polizzi. Kasanganay dominated early, unleashing a storm of strikes on Polizzi to secure a first-round TKO and bag six points in the highly competitive Light Heavyweight division.

Rob Wilkinson, returning after his 2022 championship victory, clashed with Tom Breese in what turned out to be a showdown of sheer might. Wilkinson’s fierce attack ended the fight in the first round, adding six points to his name in the division tally.

In a striking duel, Clay Collard and Patricky Pitbull exchanged heavy blows, electrifying fans with their prowess. Collard landed a punishing combo in the second round to claim a TKO win, marking his 25th career victory.

Michael Dufort proved too strong for Mads Burnell, overpowering him with a choke in their Lightweight division encounter, while Josh Silveira earned a quick victory over Sadibou Sy, who had to bow out due to an injury.

Antônio Carlos Jr. showcased his grappling skills by swiftly submitting Simon Biyong, and Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov knocked out Jakob Nedoh, both earning crucial points in their fights.

The Lightweights continued to impress as Bruno Miranda fell to Brent Primus, who executed a flawless rear naked choke. Gadzhi Rabadanov outmaneuvered Solomon Renfro to win by decision, and Elvin Espinoza maintained his unbeaten streak with a knockout over Adam Piccolotti.

Marcelo Nunes also made headlines by securing a victory via armbar against Jordan Heiderman in a Heavyweight showcase, emphasizing the diverse talent within PFL.

The league’s innovative format and the ferocity of its fighters promise more high-intensity encounters as the season progresses, with the next stop set for Chicago on April 19, 2024. PFL continues to deliver unmissable MMA action, reinforcing its reputation as a powerhouse of martial arts excellence.

PFL Las Vegas Main Card Results:
Impa Kasanganay (16-4) def. Alex Polizzi (10-4) 1st round TKO (3:29)
Rob Wilkinson (18-2, 1 NC) def. Tom Breese (18-5) 1st round TKO (1:10)
Clay Collard (25-12, 1 NC) def. Patricky Pitbull (25-13) 2nd round TKO (1:32)
Michael Dufort (13-4) def. Mads Burnell (18-6) 2nd round submission (1:03)
Josh Silveira (13-3) def. Sadibou Sy (17-8-2, 1 NC) 1st round TKO (injury 1:14)
Dovletdzhan Yagshimuradov (22-7-1) def. Jakob Nedoh (8-2) 1st round TKO (2:54)
Antônio Carlos Júnior (16-5, 2 NC) def. Simon Biyong (9-4) 1st round submission (4:34)

Early Card Results:
Brent Primus (12-3, 1 NC) def. Bruno Miranda (16-4) 2nd round submission (1:49)
Gadzhi Rabadanov (21-4-2) def. Solomon Renfro (11-5) unanimous decision (29-28×3)
Elvin Espinoza (10-0) vs. Adam Piccolotti (14-6) 3rd round KO (2:23)
Marcelo Nunes (11-2) def. Jordan Heiderman (7-2) 1st round submission (2:40)