The finale of the 2023 PFL season is locked in for Washington DC on Friday, November 24, and the full fight card has now been officially confirmed for the event.
Headlining the show at The Anthem is the 2023 lightweight final between 2022 champion Olivier Aubin-Mercier and Clay Collard, with the heavyweight championship up for grabs in the co-main event, as Denis Goltsov and Renan Ferreira face off.
The main card will also feature the season’s other final bouts, with 2022 women’s lightweight champion Larissa Pacheco bidding to become a back-to-back champion in different weight classes when she faces Marina Mokhnatkina in the women’s featherweight final. 2022 welterweight king Sadibou Sy has made it all the way to the 170-pound finale, and he’ll look to win back-to-back titles as he faces 2018 champ Magomed Magomedkerimov.
Featherweight honors are at stake as Gabriel Braga and Jesus Pinedo face off for the 145-pound crown, while the main card opens up with the light heavyweight final between Josh Silveira and Impa Kasanganay.
Also featured on the main card is a showcase bout at 145 pounds, as former lightweight champion Kayla Harrison drops down a division to take on former Bellator featherweight champion Julia Budd.
The preliminary card is headed by Biaggio Ali Walsh’s latest amateur assignment, as he takes on Joel Lopes, while featherweight rivals Bubba Jenkins and Chris Wade will renew acquaintances in a 145-pound showcase bout.
Also in action on the prelims, bantamweights Khai Wu and Phil Caracappa are set for action, while Jesse Stirn and Josh Blyden will face off in a featherweight matchup.
2023 PFL World Championships: Fight card
- Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Clay Collard – for lightweight championship
- Denis Goltsov vs. Renan Ferreira – for heavyweight championship
- Larissa Pacheco vs. Marina Mokhnatkina – for women’s featherweight championship
- Kayla Harrison vs. Julia Budd
- Sadibou Sy vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov – for welterweight championship
- Gabriel Braga vs. Jesus Pinedo – for featherweight championship
- Joshua Silveira vs. Impa Kasanganay – for light heavyweight championship
- Biaggio Ali Walsh vs. Joel Lopez – amateur bout
- Bubba Jenkins vs. Chris Wade
- Khai Wu vs. Phil Caracappa
- Jesse Stirn vs. Josh Blyden