PFL Women's Lightweight Champion Kayla Harrison will be seen returning to the main event of PFL 3 with a thrilling bout with Bellator MMA veteran Marina Mokhnatkina.
Scheduled for May 6 at Arlington Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas. In the PFL 3 co-headliner, welterweight champion Ray Cooper III will return to the "smart cage" against the undefeated "Prince" Megomed Umalatov.
The Professional Fighters League today announced full card match-ups for its main event and PFL 3, taking place on May 6 at the Texas Esports Stadium in Arlington. 2021 PFL Women's Lightweight Champion and World MMA Superstar Kayla Harrison (12-0) is embarking on her journey to her third PFL World title against Marina Mokhnatkina (6-2) in the evening headlining bout. Event tickets are now available.
In the co-man event, 2021 welterweight champion Ray Cooper III, one of the most exciting fighters in the sport, returned to the PFL SmartCage against the undefeated Magomed "Prince" Umalatov.
PFL CEO Peter Murray said: "Fighting fans around the world will be thrilled with the action and knight of the champions we have lined up for PFL 3 on May 6th." The return of the most dominant woman in MMA Banana Harrison, Anthony "Showtime" Pats in search of redemption, and the biggest welterweight division in the entire game led by Ray Cooper III and Rory MacDonald named him MMA of the Year. Makes one of the cards. "
"May 6 is set to be one of the most action-packed regular season cards in PFL history," said Ray Sefo, president of PFL's Fighter Operations. "I can't wait for the returning champions Kayla Harrison and Ray Cooper III, as well as elite fighters Rory MacDonald and Anthony Petes to start their journey in the PFL playoffs."
The complete lineup for 2022 PFL 3 includes:
PFL 3: Harrison vs Mokhnatkina fight card
Kayla Harrison vs. Marina Mokhnatkina
Ray Cooper III vs. Magomed Umalatov
Anthony Pettis vs. Myles Price
Rory MacDonald vs. Brett Cooper
Magomed Magomedkerimov vs. Joao Zeferino
Genah Fabian vs. Julia Budd
Sadibou Sy vs. Nikolay Aleksakhin
Larissa Pacheco vs. Zamzagul Fayzallanova
Gleison Tibau vs. Jarrah Al-Silawi
Olena Kolesnyk vs. Abigail Montes
Vanessa Melo vs. Martina Jindrova