PFL 3 (2018 season)

The PFL 3 mixed martial arts event for the 2018 season of the Professional Fighters League was held on July 5, 2018, at the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington, D.C.. It was the third regular season event of 2018 and included only fights in the welterweight and middleweight divisions.[2]

PFL 3
Information
PromotionProfessional Fighters League
DateJuly 5, 2018 (2018-07-05)
VenueCharles E. Smith Center
CityWashington, D.C.
Estimated viewers46,000[1]
Event chronology
PFL 2 PFL 3 PFL 4

ResultsEdit

Main Card (NBCSN)
Weight class Method Round Time Notes
Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Jake Shields TKO (punches) 2 2:09
Welterweight Pavlo Kusch def. Abubakar Nurmagomedov Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 1:23
Welterweight Rick Story def. Yuri Villefort Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) 3 5:00
Middleweight Shamil Gamzatov def. Eddie Gordon Decision (unanimous) (30-27, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight John Howard def. Gasan Umalatov Submission (rear-naked choke) 2 2:59
Preliminary card (Facebook Watch)
Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Herman Terrado Submission (rear-naked choke) 1 4:54
Welterweight João Zeferino def. Paul Bradley TKO (punches) 1 1:58
Middleweight Bruno Santos def. Sadibou Sy Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Louis Taylor def. Anderson Gonçalves TKO (punches) 3 0:58
Middleweight Rex Harris def. Andre Lobato Decision (split) (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) 3 5:00
Middleweight Abuspiyan Magomedov def. Danillo Villefort TKO (body kick and punches) 1 3:37
Welterweight Bojan Veličković def. Jonatan Westin TKO (punches) 2 2:50

Standings after eventEdit

The point system consists of outcome based scoring and bonuses for an early win. Under the outcome based scoring system, the winner of a fight receives 3 points and the loser receives 0 points. If the fight ends in a draw, both fighters will receive 1 point. The bonus for winning a fight in the first, second, or third round is 3 points, 2 points, and 1 point respectively. For example, if a fighter wins a fight in the first round, then the fighter will receive 6 total points. If a fighter misses weight, then the fighter that missed weight will receive 0 points and his opponent will receive 3 points due to a walkover victory.[3]

WelterweightEdit

Fighter Wins Draws Losses 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Points[4]
  João Zeferino 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
  Magomed Magomedkerimov 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
  Pavlo Kusch 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
  Ray Cooper III 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
  Bojan Veličković 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
  Rick Story 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Yuri Villefort 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Jonatan Westin 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Jake Shields 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Abubakar Nurmagomedov 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Herman Terrado 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Paul Bradley 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Sources:[5]

MiddleweightEdit

Fighter Wins Draws Losses 1st 2nd 3rd Total
Points[6]
  Abuspiyan Magomedov 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
  John Howard 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
  Louis Taylor 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
  Shamil Gamzatov 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Bruno Santos 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Rex Harris 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
  Andre Lobato 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Sadibou Sy 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Eddie Gordon 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Anderson Gonçalves 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Gasan Umalatov 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
  Danillo Villefort 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Sources:[7]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PFL 6 draws 138,000 viewers on NBC Sports Network : MMAPayout.com: The Business of MMA". mmapayout.com. Retrieved 2018-08-19.
  2. ^ "Fight Card - PFL 3". PFL.
  3. ^ "Rules and Regulations". PFL.
  4. ^ The eight fighters with most points (green background) advance to the playoffs
  5. ^ "2018 PFL Welterweight Standings". Professional Fighters League. 5 July 2018.
  6. ^ The eight fighters with most points (green background) advance to the playoffs
  7. ^ "2018 PFL Middleweight Standings". Professional Fighters League. 5 July 2018.