PFL is back with a big first card for the start of their 2023 season with defending Champion Brendan Loughnane facing former WSOF Champion and UFC Standout Marlon Moraes in the main event. The Co Main event will feature last years champion Rob Wilkinson facing former UFC Title Contender Thiago Santos. UFC Veteran Krysztof Jotko will be making his promotional debut against Standout Will Fleury.
With 10 fights on the card the event will kick off the PFL LightHeavyweight and Featherweight Divisions. Movlid Khaybulaev the undefeated featherweight will face Ryoji Kudo an Chris Wade will battle with Bubba Jenkins. Top rated Arab fighter Mohammad Fakhreddine will compete against Martin Hamlet while Conor’s son Joshua Silveira will face Sam Kei.
With PFL fighters compete during a regular season before advancing to a playoff tournament. The final champion is then awarded a million dollar contract during the season finale when 6 World Champions are awarded their championship belts and declared the tournament million dollar winner. PFL has announced a PFL Featherweight tournament for the women however former 2x Tournament champion Kayla Harrison is noticeably missing from the tournament leading many to speculate on the possibility that she could be facing current Bellator MMA Champion in a MegaFight this summer.