Matheus Scheffel put a beating on Juan Adams in their PFL Playoffs bout to lock up a spot in the heavyweight championship fight in November
Scheffel scored a third-round finish of UFC veteran Juan Adams in the PFL Playoffs in Wales to advance to the championship matchup in the heavyweight division.
Matheus Scheffel gets through takedowns of Juan Adams, pummels and rocks him en route to finish
The opening round saw Adams pressure Scheffel, looking to bring the fight to the cage wall and eventually the ground. Adams got the job done but it wasn’t without a lot of resistance from Scheffel, who landed several shots on Adams in his attempts.
Scheffel got the fight back standing, with Adams looking to have spent some energy, but Adams pressured Scheffel again and scored another takedown. Fortunately for Scheffel, he cracked Adams with a couple of power punches to the head in the first round’s closing seconds.
Adams looked gassed at the start of the second round, with Scheffel working him over with a jab and busting Adams’s nose open. Scheffel, however, continued to move back, which allowed for Adams to hit a combination and scored another couple of takedowns. Scheffel, however, continued to land the damaging strikes.
Scheffel took advantage of the exhausted Adams in the third round, pounding away and wobbling him throughout until the referee waved off the fight with just over a minute left.