PFL announces playoff event in San Antonio

Professional Fighters League (PFL) is set to make its debut in San Antonio, Texas, on August 4, with an action-packed playoff event

Marthin Hamlet vs Impa Kasanganay [Image Credit: Twitter@PFLMMA]
By Mohit | Jul 3, 2023 | 2 Min Read follow icon Follow Us

Professional Fighters League (PFL) is set to make its debut in San Antonio, Texas, on August 4, with an action-packed playoff event featuring semifinal matchups in the featherweight and light heavyweight divisions. The announcement was made by the PFL through an official press release, generating excitement among MMA fans.

The main event will showcase a featherweight clash between top-seeded veteran Bubba Jenkins and Jesus Pinedo. Jenkins, a seasoned fighter, aims to secure a spot in the PFL Featherweight Championship finals and claim his first title along with the coveted million-dollar purse. Pinedo, on the other hand, seeks to build upon his recent upset victory over the 2022 PFL Featherweight Champion, Brendan Loughnane, in early June. This headline bout promises an intense battle between two determined athletes.

In the co-main event, spectators will witness a compelling matchup between light heavyweight contenders Josh Silveria and Ty Flores. Silveria, holding the top seed in the division, looks to solidify his standing. While Flores aims to make a name for himself after participating in the 2022 PFL Challenger Series. This clash of rising stars is expected to captivate fans with its display of skill and determination.

PFL announces playoff event in San Antonio

Additionally, two featherweight playoff fights are scheduled for the event. Gabriel Braga and Movlid Khaybulaev will square off in a thrilling contest. Vying for the opportunity to advance to the highly anticipated $1 million finale. The featherweight division has been known for its fast-paced and dynamic fights. This matchup is likely to deliver just that.

Completing the playoff card is a light heavyweight showdown between Marthin Hamlet and former UFC welterweight, Impa Kasanganay. Both fighters are eager to make their mark in the PFL and earn their first appearance in a World Championship bout. With their respective skill sets and hunger for success, this battle promises fireworks and could be a turning point in their careers.

PFL President of Fighter Operations, Ray Sefo, expressed his enthusiasm for the upcoming playoffs. Highlighting the significance of the event for the athletes. The playoffs mark the culmination of the PFL season. Offering fighters a chance to showcase their skills and advance to the highly anticipated PFL World Championship.


  • Bubba Jenkins vs Jesus Pinedo
  • Josh Silveira vs Ty Flores
  • Gabriel Braga vs Movlid Khaybulaev
  • Marthin Hamlet vs Impa Kasanganay
  • Keoni Diggs vs Elvin Espinoza


  • Thad Jean vs. Ali Omar
  • Lisa Mauldin vs. Desiree Yanez
  • Satoshi Ishi vs. Danilo Marques
  • Ky Bennett vs. Chelsea Hackett
  • Chuck Campbell vs. Billy Elekana

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