MMA fighting

PFL announce heavyweight matches for March 25 Challenger Series event

The PFL has its heavyweight lineup for its next Challenger Series.

Eight heavyweight fighters will face off on March 25 at Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida for an opportunity with the league that will come in the form of a deal to be part of its 2022 regular season with $1 million in cash. game or they can sign a development contract. Only one contract will be awarded at each Challenger Series event.

Here is the current composition:

Bevon Lewis (7-3) against Marcelo Nunes (7-1)

Giacomo Lemos (7-0) against Brett Martin (10-1, 1 NC)

Adam Keresh (4-0) vs. Chad Johnson (6-3)

Daiqwon Buckley (1-0) vs. Jon Cunningham (1-0)

Lewis, Keresh and Johnson all have extensive show experience, with Lewis having gone 1-3 in the UFC competing at 185lbs after securing a contract on Dana WhiteContender series ofKeresh finishing his three opponents inside the Bellator cage and Johnson suffering a defeat in the Contender Series.

Lemos and Martin come into their match with a lot of potential as Lemos has finished all seven of their opponents in his professional career and Martin has won six games in a row.

Both Buckley and Cunningham transitioned into MMA after earning their stripes in football, with Buckley having played for the Temple Owls and Cunningham having played for the Kent State Golden Flashes and being briefly signed by the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL.

The PFL Challenger Series events will be broadcast live on Fubo Sports Network. The series kicks off on February 18 with a card featuring light heavyweights.