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Sunday, Apr 02, 2023

PFL 1 2023 Results: Brendan Loughnane Stops Marlon Moraes

Brendan Loughnane (image via PFL/Twitter)

By FCF Staff

The Professional Fighters League kicked off its 2023 season on Saturday, and it saw two, 2022 tourney winners pick up victories.

In the main event, 2022 featherweight tourney winner Brendan Loughnane stopped former UFC contender Marlon Moraes. In the co-headliner, last year’s light-heavyweight victor, Rob Wilkinson, recorded a unanimous decision win over Thiago Santos.

Here are the complete results for the card, which took place in Las Vegas.

Main Card (ESPN/ESPN+ live now)

Brendan Loughnane def. Marlon Moraes via TKO (leg kicks) at R2, 1:11

Rob Wilkinson def. Thiago Santos via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Will Fleury def. Krzysztof Jotko via split decision (28-29, 28-29, 29-28)

Movlid Khaybulaev def. Ryoji Kudo via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Bubba Jenkins def. Chris Wade via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Preliminary Card

Marthin Hamlet def. Mohammad Fakhreddine via submission (face crank) at R1, 1:05

Josh Silveira def. Sam Kei via submission (rear-naked choke) at R1, 2:46

Alejandro Flores def. Daniel Torres via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)

Gabriel Braga def. Jesus Pinedo via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)*

Ty Flores def. Delan Monte via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

Impa Kasanganay def. Cory Hendricks via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

*Jo Sungbin was forced to withdraw from a fight with Jesus Pinedo due to not being medically cleared to compete. Alternate Gabriel Braga stepped in as a replacement,

Results via MMA Fighting.

posted by FCF Staff @ 10:42 am
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