ORLANDO, FLORIDA – The Skilled Fighters League, the quickest rising and most progressive sports activities league on the planet, retains the motion going with Week 6 of the 2023 PFL Challenger Sequence, which supplies combined martial artists from world wide a possibility at a life-changing PFL contract. A PFL contract brings athletes a step nearer to changing into PFL Champion and a million-dollar payday. The 2023 PFL Challenger Sequence takes place within the backlot of Common Studios in Orlando, Florida and viewers can watch on Fubo Sports activities starting at 9 PM ET. The PFL Challenger Sequence is an eight-part competitors that may stream solely on Fubo Sports activities, the dwell, free-to-consumer TV community from FuboTV Inc. (NYSE: FUBO), the main sports-first dwell TV streaming platform.
Week 6 of the PFL Challenger Sequence options fighters within the Featherweight division, with Mexico’s Brahyan Zurcher taking up David Evans of the USA in the principle occasion.
BOUT #4 – Brahyan Zurcher (4-0) vs. David Evans (5-1)
A local of Puerto Vallarta in Jalisco, Mexico, undefeated Brahyan Zurcher is not any stranger to the PFL Challenger Sequence. Final yr, Zurcher defeated Scottie Stockman however got here up in need of the prized PFL contract. Tonight, the Xtreme Couture consultant seems to stay undefeated and end what he began final yr.
St. Louis, Missouri’s David Evans has been competing in MMA since 2013, compiling an intensive 12-6 file as an newbie earlier than making the leap to the skilled ranks in 2019. Since then, Evans has received all however one in every of his six skilled bouts, together with three by the first-round end. Tonight, Evans targets the most important win of his profession, which might result in a fair greater alternative within the PFL.
BOUT #3 – Nathan Kelly (6-2) vs. Zack Hicks (8-4)
Finglas, Eire’s Nathan Kelly has reeled off six consecutive victories, together with 5 by the use of stoppage. Tonight, the SBG Eire product and teammate of MMA star Conor McGregor targets his seventh win in a row and a ticket to the PFL’s million-dollar Common Season.
A local of Nashville, Tennessee, Zack Hicks started his MMA journey on the age of 19 when he first competed as an newbie. In 2014, Hicks turned professional and has since put collectively a stable 8-4 file with 5 of his wins coming by the use of submission. Tonight, the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu purple belt seems to earn a spot on the PFL’s Common Season roster.
BOUT #2 – In the past Huskic (8-5) vs. Gabriel Braga (8-0)
Bosnia and Herzegovina’s In the past “The Bosnian Dragon” Huskic competed in final yr’s PFL Common Season, falling to eventual Featherweight champion Brendan Loughnane. Tonight, Huskic hopes to make it again onto the million-dollar regular-season roster.
Undefeated in eight skilled contests, Brazil’s Gabriel Braga competes in the USA for the primary time in his MMA profession tonight. With a PFL contract in attain, Braga seems to choose up his fifth knockout victory and preserve his excellent file intact.
BOUT #1 – Vikas Singh Ruhil (12-6) vs. James Gonzalez (9-5)
Delhi, India’s submission specialist Vikas “Gabbar” Singh Runil will make historical past tonight as the primary fighter from India to compete contained in the PFL SmartCage. The winningest fighter on tonight’s card, Singh Runil will look to make much more historical past by changing into the primary Indian fighter to compete on the PFL’s million-dollar Common Season.
A local of New York, James “Alley Cat” Gonzalez comes into tonight’s opening bout with 4 of his 9 wins coming by the use of stoppage. The previous CFFC and Ring of Fight Featherweight champion will look to maneuver one step nearer to including the PFL Championship to his trophy case by selecting up a win and incomes a PFL contract.
COMPLETE 2023 PFL CHALLENGER SERIES WEEK 6 FIGHT CARD:
Featherweight: Brahyan Zurcher vs. David Evans
Featherweight: Nathan Kelly vs. Zack Hicks
Featherweight: In the past Huskic vs. Gabriel Braga
Featherweight: Vikas Singh Ruhil vs. James Gonzalez
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