Get ready for an explosive night as the PFL and Bellator join forces to deliver a mega event on February 24 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. After the acquisition of Bellator by PFL founder Donn Davis, fight fans have been eagerly anticipating this epic showdown, and the wait is finally over.
This historic event promises to be a feast for MMA enthusiasts, featuring a stacked fight card with four champion vs. champion fights. In the main event, the 2023 PFL heavyweight champion Renan Ferreira will lock horns with Bellator heavyweight champion Ryan Bader, creating a collision of titans that is sure to shake the arena.
The co-main event brings another thrilling matchup as 2023 PFL light heavyweight champion Impa Kasanganay faces off against Bellator middleweight champion Johnny Eblen in a fierce 185-pound contest. The intensity doesn't stop there, with two more champion vs. champion battles on the line.
The featherweight division will witness a clash between 2023 PFL champion Jesus Pinedo and Bellator champion Patricio Pitbull, while the welterweight titleholders, 2023 PFL champion Magomed Magomedkerimov and Bellator champion Jason Jackson, will go head-to-head in a battle for supremacy.
But the excitement doesn't end with the champion vs. champion matchups. The fight card is loaded with other high-profile clashes, including former PFL heavyweight champion Bruno Cappelozza taking on Bellator light heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov in a heavyweight bout. Add to that Clay Collard vs. A.J. McKee at lightweight, Thiago Santos vs. Yoel Romero, Gabriel Braga vs. Aaron Pico, and the pro debut of Biaggio Ali Walsh, making it a night to remember.
As an additional treat, Claressa Shields, a formidable force in the world of boxing, will also grace the card, ensuring an electrifying mix of skill and intensity throughout the evening. Get ready for an unforgettable showdown that will undoubtedly go down in MMA history.