s023 PFL World Championship Friday, November 24 at The Anthem Washington D.C. Live on ESPN+ PPV
Ray “The Hawaiian Punch” Cooper III, the two-time PFL Welterweight World Champion, is stepping back into the PFL SmartCage. But he’s not alone. He’s squaring off with Derek “The One” Brunson, a fresh signee with PFL, boasting a solid 23-9 record. Circle November 24 on your calendar, because that’s when the action kicks off at The Anthem in Washington D.C. Grab your popcorn because ESPN+ Pay Per View is bringing you the main event, with the prelims right before on ESPN+.
Now, let’s get to the juicy details! Brunson, the Middleweight star, is set for his PFL debut, while our Hawaiian legend, Cooper III, is making a much-awaited return this season.
Peter Murray, the big boss at PFL, couldn’t hide his excitement. “Our 2023 World Championship is shaping up to be the PFL’s crowning jewel. Welcoming Brunson and having Cooper III back? That’s just the cherry on top! Plus, it’s MMA’s jackpot night – six world titles and a whopping $6 million on the line. And if that wasn’t enough, guess who’s back? Kayla Harrison and Biaggio Ali Walsh!”
Got your attention? You bet! Tickets, brought to you by CELSIUS® Essential Energy, are up for grabs. Just imagine being there, witnessing 12 finalists battling it out for those six glorious titles and the cool million-dollar purses!
Your 2023 PFL World Championship Line-Up:
Main Event on PFL PPV ESPN+:
- Lightweight: Olivier Aubin-Mercier (#2) vs. Clay Collard (#1)
- Heavyweight: Denis Goltsov (#1) vs. Renan Ferreira (#2)
- Women’s Featherweight: Larissa Pacheco (#1) vs. Marina Mokhnatkina
- Women’s Featherweight Showcase: Kayla Harrison vs. Julia Budd
- Welterweight: Sadibou Sy (#3) vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov (#1)
- Featherweight: Gabriel Braga (#2) vs. Jesus Pinedo (#4)
- Light Heavyweight: Joshua Silveira (#1) vs. Impa Kasanganay (#3)
- Middleweight Showcase: Ray Cooper III vs. Derek Brunson
- Lightweight Amateur: Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Joel Lopez
- Featherweight Showcase: Bubba Jenkins vs. Chris Wade
- Bantamweight Showcase: Khai Wu vs. Phil Caracappa
- Featherweight Showcase: Jesse Stirn vs. Josh Blyden