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

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