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PFL 1 Results, 2023 – Leg Kick TKO!
The PFL 1 Results, 2023 are in the books. The fights went down at the Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas, NV on Saturday April 1, 2023. All the action could be viewed live from Fubo Sports Network.
Last years tournament winner Brendan Loughnane squared off against MMA veteran Marlon Moraes lastly, in this main event.
Loughnane with some heavy leg kicks in this fight but most of which looked checked by Loughnane. In the 2nd round, Brendan Loughnane threw a leg kick simultaneously as Moraes looked to shoot in on him. The shot never came and instead Moraes fell to the ground in agony over his recently kicked leg. Consequently, Loughnane won by 2nd round TKO.
During this fight, Wilkinson kept the pressure going and welcomed the PFL new comer with a high pace. Robert Wilkinson edged the striking and furthermore mixed his wrestling in well. However, Santos often looked as if he were planning to end the fight with a single strike which never came.
In the third round, Wilkinson later looked as if he may lose the round. A couple of good counter strikes came from Santos but in the end he couldn’t pull off a victory.
The judges all scored the fight for last years champion, Robert Wilkinson. He will continue to move forward in the tournament and finally he will bank 3 points for his performance.
PFL 1 Results, 2023
Main Event (airing on Fubo Sports at 9:00 PM ET)
Brendan Loughnane (26-4-0), (-720) vs Marlon Moraes (23-12-1), (+520) – featherweight bout – Loughnane by 2nd round TKO + 5pts
Robert Wilkinson (18-2-0), (-190) vs Thiago Santos (22-12-0), (+160) – light heavyweight bout – Wilkinson by decision + 3pts
Krysztof Jotko (24-7-0), (-350) vs Will Fleury (12-3-0), (+290) – light heavyweight bout – Fleury by decision
Movlid Khaybulaev (20-0-1, 1NC), (-660) vs Ryoji Kudo (11-5-1), (+490) – featherweight bout – Khaybulaev by decision
Chris Wade (22-9-0), (-170) vs Bubba Jenkins (20-6-0), (+145) – featherweight bout – Jenkins by decision + 3pts
Marthin Hamlet (10-4-0), (-145) vs Mohammad Fakhreddine (15-4-0), (+125) – light heavyweight bout – Hamlet by submission + 6pts
Josh Silveira (10-1-0), (-560) vs Sam Kei (8-7-0), (+430) – light heavyweight bout – Silveira by submission
Alejandro Flores (22-4-0), (+200) vs Daniel Torres (14-6-0), (-240) – featherweight bout – Flores by decision
Gabriel Braga (10-0-0) , (-170) vs Jesus Pinedo (20-6-1), (+145) – featherweight bout – Braga by decision + 3pts
Delan Monte (9-4-0), (-190) vs Ty Flores (12-4-0), (+160) – light heavyweight bout – Flores by decision
Cory Hendricks (9-6-0), (+115) vs Impa Kasanganay (12-3-0), (-135) – light heavyweight bout – Kasanganay by decision
Check out this 2023 PFL Season Preview courtesy of PFL MMA.
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