PFL 1 2022: Collard vs. Stephens Results

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The Professional Fighters League kicked disconnected its 2022 regular play connected Wednesday, with lightweights and airy heavyweights successful enactment astatine PFL 1 successful Arlington, TX.

Topping the show, the debut of longtime UFC seasoned Jeremy Stephens. “Lil Heathen” was matched up with different 155lb’er with a fan-friendly benignant successful Clay Collard. Aside from that explosive main event, past year’s champ, Raush Manfio, was facing disconnected with different UFC alum, Don Madge, who had made his promotional debut past twelvemonth extracurricular of the play format. Light heavyweight champ Antonio Carlos Junior was paired up with Delan Monte, and 2018/2019 lightweight champ Natan Schulte was owed to propulsion down with Olivier Aubin-Mercier.

The PFL 1 paper goes down unrecorded connected Wednesday, April 20, 2022 astatine the ESports Stadium successful Arlington, Texas. The lawsuit airs unrecorded connected ESPN/ESPN+ successful the U.S., and via TSN successful Canada. Full results are disposable below.

PFL 1 2022: Collard vs. Stephens Results

Main Card

Clay Collard def. Jeremy Stephens via unanimous determination (30×27, 30×27, 30×27)
Raush Manfio def. Don Madge via knockout (punches) Round 3, 2:42
Antonio Carlos Jr. def. Delan Monte via submission (D’Arce choke) Round 1, 0:29
Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Natan Schulte via divided determination (29×28, 28×29, 29×28)

Preliminary Card 

Cory Hendricks def. Emiliano Sordi via TKO (punches) Round 2, 2:13
Alexander Martinez def. Stevie Ray via unanimous decision  (30-27, 29×28, 30-27)
Marthin Hamlet def. Teodoras Aukstuolis via unanimous determination (30×27, 30×27, 30×27)
Omari Akhmedov def. Viktor Pesta via KO (punch) Round 1, 1:25
Robert Wilkinson def. Bruce Souto via TKO (punches) Round 2, 0:46
Simeon Powell def. Clinton Williams via knockout (knee) Round 3, 4:38