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PFL Playoffs 3 live results, full play-by-play fight updates | Harrison vs. Jindrova

The Professional Fighters League (PFL) will return later TODAY (Saturday August 20, 2022) with its second event in as many weeks as the 2022 knockout season continues inside the Copper Box Arena in London, England , airing on ESPN. Headlining the event will be lightweight champion Kayla Harrison, who will face Martina Jindrova in the semifinals. The two talented ladies will try to close in on the million dollar prize at the end of the year.

MMAmania.com will provide LIVE results and real-time coverage of the entire PFL Playoffs 3 main card below, which begins at 2 p.m. ET on ESPN and ESPN+. We will also provide quick results for the “Prelims” undercard on ESPN+which will start streaming at 1 p.m. ET.

In the co-main event, Chris Wade and Brendan Loughnane will collide in the featherweight semifinals. In later action, Bubba Jenkins will take on Japan’s Ryoji Kudo in another 145-pound qualifier.

PFL PLAYOFFS 3 QUICK RESULTS:

Kayla Harrison vs. Martina Jindrova – Harrison, First Round Submission (Arm Triangle) – WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS!
Chris Wade vs. Brendan Loughnane – Loughnane via unanimous decision
Larissa Pacheco against Olena Kolesnyk – Pacheco via TKO in the first round
Ryoji Kudo vs. Bubba Jenkins – Jenkins via first-round submission (rear naked choke)
Dakota Ditcheva against Hassna Jaber – Ditcheva via first-round submission on strikes
Simeon Powell versus. Joao Paulo Fagundes – Powell via second-round TKO (calf kicks)
Marcin Held vs. Myles Price
Louis Sutherland versus. Abraham Bably – Bably by unanimous decision
Tayo Odunjo against Magnus Iversen – Iversen via TKO in the first round
Ali Taleb versus. Darius Mafi – Taleb via first-round submission (guillotine)
Stuart Austin versus. Sofiane Boukichou – Austin by split decision
Omar Hussein versus. Alex Chizov – Chizov via Second Round Submission (bare rear choke)
Zebenzui Ruiz vs. Raphael Uchegbu – Ruiz by unanimous decision

PFL PLAYOFFS 3 TURN-BASED COVERAGE:

155 pounds: Kayla Harrison vs. Martina Jindrova

Round 1: Lots of movement from both ladies, but not many strikes to start. Harrison shoots and gets the takedown and is in side control. Harrison gives up first from the hammer. Jindrova holds on. Harrison looking for the dreaded position of the crucifix. North-south position and back-to-side control for Harrison. Jindrova uses the cage to try to escape but Harrison is now on full mount. Harrison prepares ground and pound. Harrison drops a few shots from top position and Jindrova is in trouble here. Jindrova tries to push Harrison away, but she’s too strong. Harrison looking or arm triangle. She has it. Jindrova taps. Another dominating win for Harrison, who will be looking to claim his third consecutive $1 million award in his next fight.

Final result: Harrison defeated. Jindrova via first-round submission (arm triangle) – WATCH THE HIGHLIGHTS HERE


145 pounds: Chris Wade vs. Brendan Loughnane

Round 1: Loughnane constantly changes position. Wade tries to close the distance and he does just that. He pushes Loughnane against the cage, but Loughnane pulls knees to force the separation. A big headbutt from Wade hurts Loughnane and Wade manages to get taken down. Now in full custody. Loughnane kicks Wade and they’re back on their feet. Loughnane lands a huge left hand, then a monster right hand. Wade levels up and goes into disassembly after tasting Loughnane’s power. Action against the cage, fight for position and control here. Loughnane with a kick to the body and Wade hits back with a calf kick. Spinning shit kick from Loughnane. He changes level and starts dismantling. What an entertaining opening round. 10-9 Loughnane

Round 2: Jab jab from Loughnane. Wade retaliates with a solid kick to the body. Calf kick from Loughnane, then a jab. Loughnane’s right hook lands and Wade is a little stiff right now with all the different strikes Loughnane throws at him. Wade with a double jab. One-two from Loughnane, Wade hits back with a high kick. Loughnane with another left hand whips Wade’s neck back. Calf kick from Loughnane, and Wade starts feeling them. Wade can’t seem to get his offensive rhythm. Wade launches into the takedown and Loughnane escapes. Wade with a nice leg kick. Big left hook from Loughnane lands, he’s on fire with his shot and Wade keeps running straight into the shots. High kick from Loughnane, kick to the body. 10-9 Loughnane

Round 3: Wade comes in hot, a bit more aggressive. Wade lands a nice left hook. Loughnane does not take a step back. The right hand lands for Loughnane. A low kick lands for Wade but Loughnane continues to ride high. Spinning back fist lands for Loughnane, then a jab lands cleanly for the Brit. Wade pushes Loughnane against the cage, he has to deal 0-2. Body kick lands for Loughnane. A back kick to the body lands for Wade, then a 1-2. Wade is really setting him up now, but it might be too little, too late, if he doesn’t get the finish with a minute left in the fight. Loughane is now open and bleeding badly. The action is now against the cage, Loughnane lands a knee to the face as the fight draws to a close. 10-9 Loughnane

Final result: Loughnane defeated. Wade via unanimous decision


155 pounds: Larissa Pacheco vs. Olena Kolesnyk

Round 1: Pacheco lands a front kick to the body. Pacheco stalks. High kick from Pacheco and she lands a huge right hand that rocks Kolesnyk. Nice left hook from Kolesnyk in response. Front kick from Kolesnyk. Pacheco with a 1-2 combo. She lands a left hook and takes Kolesnyk down. Pacheco swarms over her dejected opponent and she begins unloading punches until the referee steps in to end the fight after several unanswered shots. Pacheco punches his ticket to the million dollar fight.

Final result: Pacheco defeats. Kolesnyk via TKO in the first round


145 pounds: Ryoji Kudo vs. Bubba Jenkins

Round 1: Jenkins shoots right away, catches Kudo and he connects on back-to-back suplexes. WOW!. Jenkins searches for one more but Kudo holds on. Kudo reverses his position and pushes Jenkins against the cage, Jenkins reverses his position and he takes Kudo’s back. He grabs the bare rear choke. It’s tight and Kudo has no choice but to tap. What an impressive performance from Jenkins, moving on to the next round and closing in on a million dollar fight.

Final result: Jenkins defeated. Kudo via first-round submission (rear naked choke)


125 pounds: Dakota Ditcheva against Hassna Jaber

Round 1: Jaber pulls out swing bombs. Ditcheva a bit more reserved, but she tags Jaber with a sold right hand that whips his head back. She lands a kick and drops Jaber. Get back on your feet and Ditcheva pushes her enemy against the cage. Ditcheva lands two hard knees to the midsection of Jaber, who calls the referee and falls to the canvas in pain. The referee steps in and stops the fight as Jaber is obviously in pain and can’t continue. A rather anti-climactic finish, but a great victory for Ditcheva nonetheless.

Final result: Ditcheva defeated. Jaber via first-round submission due to strikes


205 pounds: Simeon Powell versus. Joao Paulo Fagundes

Round 1: Jab from Powell connects. Nice leg kick from Fagundes, Powell fires another shot. Calf kick from Powell. Fagunes tracks down his enemy. Right hand of the lands of the Fagundes. Another low kick from Fagundes, going to the well with it. Fagundes’ huge right hand narrowly misses its target. Powell grabs Fagundes and turns him into the cage with tight double hooks. Knees from Fagundes, arguing for position against the cage. They throw bombs and Fagundes puts the pressure on, Powell doesn’t back down but. Powell levels up and gets the takedown. Probably stole the round for him here. On half guard for now, and Powell gets up and dives with a massive hammer fist to close out the round. 10-9 Powell

Round 2: They clinch early to start round two and Powell scores another impressive takedown and is now in full guard. Fagundes manages to get the fight back on its feet. Powell lands a nasty calf kick that wobbles Fagundes. His front leg is in trouble. Powell tags Fagundes and Fagundes goes down to the canvas in pain in his leg. He gets back up and Powell lands another vicious calf kick that drops Fagundes, and the referee wisely steps in to stop the fight. It was very impressive of Powell.

Final result: Powell defeated. Fagundes via TKO in the second round


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