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Rory MacDonald Headlines PFL Playoffs From Cardiff, UK

Former Bellator champion and UFC title contender Rory MacDonald headlines the first PFL event in the UK this August.

Rory MacDonald will be in the main event as the PFL playoffs head overseas.

MacDonald will face Magomed Umalatov on August 13 from Cardiff, Wales. The card airs live on ESPN and marks the first PFL event from the United Kingdom.

MacDonald and Umalatov will meet in one of the welterweight semifinals. In the other, Sadibou Sy and Carlos Leal collide.

The main card will also feature the two heavyweight semifinal fights. Ante Delija faces Renan Ferreira and Denis Goltsov meets Bruno Cappelozza.

“The Playoffs are always an exciting time and I can’t wait to see these amazing fighters compete for a chance to become PFL Champion,” said President of Fighter Operations Ray Sefo. “I’m also thrilled to see so many great fighters from Europe competing for a place in the PFL.”

Below is the current fight card:

ESPN+ (English and Spanish)

Will Fleury vs. Kenneth Bergh
Nate Kelly vs. TBA
Vojto Barborik vs. Maxim Radu
Moktar Benkaci vs. Francesco Nuzzi

ESPN, ESPN+ and ESPN Deportes Card

Rory MacDonald vs. Magomed Umalatov
Ante Delija vs. Renan Ferreira
Denis Goltsov vs. Bruno Cappelozza
Sadibou Sy vs. Carlos Leal

ESPN+ (English and Spanish)

Josh O’Connor vs. Emran Sakhizada
Mohamad Fakhreddine vs. TBA
Chris Mixan vs. John Mitchell
Hatef Moeil vs. Szymon Bajor

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