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PFL Challenger Series Week 6 Results, 2023

Brahyan Zurcher Week 6 PFL Challenger winner
courtesy of PFL

The PFL Challenger Series week 6 results are in from the March 3rd, 2023 matchups. The event could be seen live on Fubo Sports airing at 9:00pm ET from Universal Studios, Orlando, FL.

This week’s challenger series took place in the featherweight division. In the final two finalists, the winner of the co-main and main events made it to the panel, Brahyan Zurcher and Nathan Kelly. The fans and the celebrity guests agreed and Brahyan Zurcher took the contract.

PFL Challenger Series Week 6 Main Event Results

PFL Challenger Series Week 6 Winner Brahyan Zurcher
courtesy of PFL/FuboSports

The main event featured 2 promising talents in contract winner Brahyan Zurcher (4-0-0) vs David Evans (5-1-0). The two came out busy throwing tons of shots from each fighter. The round ended with Zurcher working from Evans half-guard, likely winning the round 10-9.

In round 2, Zurcher began to throw a lot of kicks at his opponent. Zurcher later mixed in a beautiful level change. With some great jiu jitsu he had his opponent’s back. Finally, he worked for a rear-naked choke, instead he settled on neck cranking his opponent into submission.

PFL Challenger Series Week 6 co-main Event Results

The co-main event featured Irish fighter Nathan Kelly vs US fighter Zack Hicks. Nathan Kelly looked phenomenal in this matchup. The Irishman came out and controlled the center of the octagon. He put Hicks against the cage until he was able to get the fight to the mat. Finally, he sunk an arm-triangle and got the win in just 2.5 minutes of the first round.

Check out all the fights, courtesy of Fubo Sports, in the below video.

Ago Huskic vs Gabriel Braga was an interesting fight. The two had a pretty good back and forth in the first round, until, Huskic got the back of Braga and was unable to secure the submission. Huskic had a body triangle and was working the rear naked but ended up gassing himself out for the remaining rounds. Braga ended up getting the nod from the judges thanks to his submission defense.

In the first fight of the night, Gozalez vs Ruhil, it was pretty back and forth through the beginning of the first round. Vikas Singh Ruhil was able to land a couple of shots that were immediately retaliated by Gonzalez, who connected with a huge hook that sat down Sing Ruhil. Immediately, Gonzalez got full mount and landed shots until the referee was forced to call it.

Below are the results and updated records.

PFL Challenger Series Week 6 Results, 2023

Main Event (airing on Fubo Sports at 9:00 PM ET)

Brahyan Zurcher (5-0-0) vs David Evans (5-2-0) – men’s featherweight bout – Zurcher by round 2 submission

Nathan Kelly (7-2-0) vs Zachary Hicks (8-5-0) – men’s featherweight bout – Kelly by round 1 submission

Ago Huskic (8-6-0) vs Gabriel Braga (9-0-0) – men’s featherweight bout – Braga by unanimous decision

Vikas Singh Ruhil (12-7-0) vs James Gonzalez (10-5-0) – men’s featherweight bout – Gonzalez by round 1 KO/TKO

courtesy of PFL
the remaining 2023 Challenger Series schedule

That’s all we have for week 6 of the PFL Challenger series. Be sure to check back in to the PFL News and see which of these light-heavyweight competitors can secure a PFL contract. Tune into Fubo Sports live March 10, 2023 at 9:00 pm et.

Finally, thank you for visiting and allowing The MMA Beatdown to be your source for Mixed Martial Arts news and entertainment.


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