Chris Curtis def. Andre Fialho via TKO (punches) at PFL 2019: Week 1

The first Professional Fighters League (PFL) event of 2019 is underway at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Long Island, New York.

The fight card is packed with ten exciting bouts for the promotion’s debut on ESPN. Headlining the card is a female lightweight bout that will see Kayla Harrison battle with Larissa Pacheco. Magomed Magomedkerimov will face John Howard in the co-main event and Ray Cooper III returns to fight Zane Kamaka before then.

Read on for live results and highlights from PFL 2019: Week 1.

PFL 2019: Week 1 Results

Main Card – ESPN2

  • Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco via unanimous decision
  • Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 1, 4:54
  • Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:29
  • Sarah Kaufman def. Morgan Frier via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:22
  • Sadibou Sy def. David Michaud via TKO (body kick) – Round 1, 0:17

Preliminary Card

  • Handesson Ferreira def. Bojan Velickovic via unanimous decision
  • Bobbi-Jo Dalziel def. Genah Fabian via unanimous decision
  • Glaico França def. Gamzat Khiramagomedov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:06
  • Chris Curtis def. Andre Fialho via TKO (punches) – Round 3, 4:17
  • Roberta Paim Samad def. Moriel Charneski via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

PFL 2019: Week 1 Highlights

Magomed Magomedkerimov picks up a first-round submission win via guillotine choke.

Ray Cooper III gets it done against Zane Kamaka, finishing him in the second round with a rear-naked choke.

Sarah Kaufman submitted Morgan Frier in the first round.

Sadibou Sy crushed David Michaud with a body kick and got the stoppage after only 17 seconds.

Glaico Franca submitted Gamzat Khiramagomedov in the first round with a rear-naked choke.

Chris Curtis’ boxing was on point tonight. He finished Andre Fialho in the third round.

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