First PFL Challenger Series fight card, start date revealed

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First PFL Challenger Series fight card, date revealed.

The PFL announced a new series, PFL Challenger Series would kick off in 2022 featuring fighters vying for a chance to earn a spot in the regular PFL tournament. Now the promotion has revealed the first fight card and start date for the event.

PFL Challenger Series light heavyweight matchups – Feb. 18

  • Josh Silveira vs. Mohamed Juma
  • Alexander Poppeck vs. Taylor Johnson
  • Joao Paulo Fagundes vs. Bruce Souto
  • Simeon Powell vs. Karl Williams

PFL Challenger Series welterweight matchups – Feb. 25

  • Jarrah Al Silawi vs. Michael Lilly
  • Dilano Taylor vs. Mark Martin
  • Carlos Leal vs. Socrates Pierre
  • Lucas Barbosa vs. Troy Green

“It has been a great experience for myself and our team as we went in search of the best fighters from all over the world,” said Ray Sefo, PFL President of Fighter Operations via a press release on Monday. “We are proud of the roster of elite fighters that will be on display starting Feb. 18 when our light heavyweights step into the cage. I am very excited to see these amazing athletes square off for this life-changing opportunity. And then we’re going to do it all over again, one week later, with the welterweights.”

The events will air at 9 pm ET on Fubo Sports Network and will take place at Universal Studios in Orlando, FL.

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