PFL will host its 2nd feminine year this yr which will when once again be contested in the women’s 155-pound light-weight division.
The organization’s 1st feminine season was a enormous strike in 2019. The likes of Sarah Kaufman, Larissa Pacheco, Bobbi-Jo Dalziel and Genah Fabian all battled it out in an try to become the winner, but it was 2x Olympic Gold Medallist Kayla Harrison who emerged victorious. As well as getting to be PFL’s lightweight winner of 2019, the 30-yr-old was also awarded $1 million bucks.
Harrison will once again be returning for this year’s 2021 season and has her sights established on starting to be a 2x light-weight champion with the PFL. The level of competition is fiercer than at any time and so significantly 5 of her seven opportunity opponents have been confirmed.
Get a seem below for a rundown on the woman lightweights who will be competing in PFL’s 2021 period alongside Kayla Harrison.
It was verified final yr that Cindy Dandois (16-5-) will be a section of the future PFL time. The 36-year-old is a veteran of the activity who has been competing as a qualified because 2009, undertaking for a amount of noteworthy businesses such as UFC, Bellator, Invicta FC and RIZIN. Also identified as the ‘Battlecat’, Dandois specializes in Judo and has offered opponents a ton of difficulties if she is equipped to just take the battle to the ground. She owns noteworthy victories in excess of the likes of Megan Anderson, Marloes Coenen, King Reina, Jorina Baars and Jessamyn Duke.
Larissa Pacheco (13-4-) will return for PFL’s 2021 subsequent an impressive run in 2019 when she defeated the likes of Sarah Kaufman and Bobbi-Jo Dalziel. The 26-12 months-old has proved to be Kayla Harrison’s toughest opponent to date, combating her on two events and staying the only woman to consider her to a determination each occasions.
Morais (16-10-) attained a spot in PFL’s impending time right after winning a women’s 155-pound grand-prix tournament with Shooto Brasil last calendar year. The 25-yr-old, who trains with UFC flyweight Jessica Andrade, dominated the competitiveness in the four-lady tournament and showed off her a person-punching electrical power in the finale match-up, picking up a just one-punch knockout acquire around Bianca Daimoni.
Fabian (2-1-) is scheduled to return for PFL’s 2021 following remaining a section of the organization’s 2019 lineup. The several-time environment kickboxing champ is coming off an amazing knockout earn around Moriel Charneski. Also known as ‘Fabioso’, Fabian owns a notable kickboxing victory above previous Invicta FC title challenger, Charmaine Tweet.
Laura Sanchez (1–) signed with the PFL past calendar year and will make her advertising debut with the group in this year’s period. The 30-yr-old built her MMA debut in January 2020, selecting up a sensational first-round knockout gain around Miranda Barber.
Svetlana Khautova (unconfirmed – awaiting VISA)
Svetlana Khautova (2–) is a true women’s 155-pound lightweight athlete who will be relocating down from the welterweight division to compete for the PFL. The 35-year-outdated, who fights out of Russia, dominated her to start with two specialist MMA bouts right after making use of a grappling major video game.
The Russian lightweight’s supervisor lately disclosed all through a chat with WMMA Rankings that his shopper is awaiting a visa in advance of her participation in the PFL’s upcoming year can be designed official.
Fight admirers, are you ready for PFL’s upcoming 2021 year? Which women’s light-weight fights are you energized to see? Let us know in the remarks section underneath.