The playoffs for the PFL’s 2022 season begin on Friday and you can join MMA Junkie for live and official results.
2022 PFL Playoffs 1 takes place at Hulu Theatre at Madison Square Garden in New York. The main card airs on ESPN and streams on ESPN+ following prelims on ESPN+ and ahead of post-lim qualifiers on ESPN+.
Top lightweight seed Anthony Pettis (25-13) faces Stevie Ray (24-10) in an immediate rematch from the regular season. Ray upset Pettis with a submission at 2022 PFL 5, but Pettis still enters the playoffs as the No. 1 seed.
The winner of that semifinal fight will meet the winner of Olivier Aubin-Mercier (15-5) and Alexander Martinez (10-2), who also meet on the main card.
In the light heavyweight semifinals, No. 1 seed Rob Wilkinson (15-2) faces No. 4 Delan Monte (9-2), and No. 2 Omari Akhmedov (23-7-1) meets late replacement Josh Silveira (9-0).
2022 PFL Playoffs 1 results include:
MAIN CARD (ESPN, 7 p.m. ET)
Anthony Pettis vs. Stevie Ray – welterweight semifinal
Omari Akhmedov vs. Josh Silveira – light heavyweight semifinal
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Alexander Martinez – welterweight semifinal
Rob Wilkinson vs. Delan Monte – light heavyweight semifinal
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 6 p.m. ET)
Marcelo Nunes vs. Dylan Potter – 2023 heavyweight qualifier
Marthin Hamlet vs. Cory Hendricks – 2023 light heavyweight qualifier
POSTLIM QUALIFIERS (ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET)
Alexei Pergande vs. Elvis Quiles
Lucas Barbosa vs. Elmar Umarov
Elvin Espinoza vs. Corey Jackson – 2023 Challenger Series qualifier
Ricardo Jimenez vs. Brahyan Zurcher – 2023 Challenger Series qualifier
Itso Babulaidze vs. Mahmoud Sebie