PFL officials today announced the withdrawal of both athletes, who were scheduled to face each other, and told MMA Junkie they hope to reschedule the heavyweight contest for June.
The first two events of PFL’s 2021 season aired on ESPN2.
Additionally, PFL officials announced four preliminary fights will simultaneously air on ESPN and stream on ESPN+.
One fight will stream exclusively on ESPN+.
Featuring the promotional debut of former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (24-9-1), as well as the return of 2019 PFL women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison (8-0), 2021 PFL 3 takes place at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J.
With the change to the lineup, the 2021 PFL 3 card now includes:
MAIN CARD (ESPN, 9 p.m. ET)
- Fabricio Werdum vs. Renan Ferreira
- Kayla Harrison vs. Mariana Morais
- Brandon Sayles vs. Mohammed Usman
- Larissa Pacheco vs. Julija Pajic
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN, ESPN+, 7 p.m. ET)
- Bruno Cappelozza vs. Ante Delija
- Cindy Dandois vs. Kaitlin Young
- Genah Fabian vs. Laura Sanchez
- Denis Goltsov vs. Justin Willis
PRELIMINARY CARD (ESPN+, 5: 30 p.m. ET)
- Taylor Guardado vs. Helena Kolesnyk