Shields To Headline PFL 3 In DC
The Professional Fighters League continues to announce the cards for their next season, as they’ve inked the card for their July debut in Washington D.C.
The main event for the July 5th event at the Charles E. Smith Center, will feature former Strikeforce welterweight champion, Jake Shields, as he faces Ray Cooper III.
PFL 3 is the third of 11 events, featuring a regular season and playoffs, where the best fighters in each division will battle for a $1,000,000 prize.
Also signed for the event is Abubakar Nurmagomedov, the cousin of UFC lightweight champion Khabib Nurmagomedov, and UFC vets Rick Story, Yuri Villefort, and Paul Bradley.
See the full PFL 3 card (bout order to be determined) and the poster for the event below:
Jake Shields vs. Ray Cooper III
Abubakar Nurmagomedov vs. Pavel Kusch
Rick Story vs. Yuri Villefort
Shamil Gamzatov vs. Eddie Gordon
Joao Zeferino vs. Paul Bradley
John Howard vs. Gasan Umalatov
Herman Terrado vs. Magomed Magomedkerimov
Bruno Santos vs. Sadibou Sy
Louis Taylor vs. Anderson Goncalves
Rex Harris vs. Andre Lobato
Danillo Villefort vs. Abus Magomedov
Bojan Velickovic vs. Jonatan Westin
Original Story: MMA Fighting