Daniel James and Cat Zingano picked up victories in the featured bouts this past weekend at Bellator 293 live on Showtime.
A pair of reigning PFL champions had strong starts to their respective quests of repeating, scoring victories at PFL 1.
The season opener for PFL takes place live on ESPN and ESPN+ Saturday night with two divisions featured on the fight card.
For Leah McCourt, the chance to secure a win over Cat Zingano at Bellator 293 on Friday night is a big-time opportunity for her.
For Bellator contender Cat Zingano, making the decision to change her body is one that has given her a new sense of fighting.
For heavyweight Marcelo Golm, Bellator 293 serves as another opportunity to showcase his knockout power to the fans.
A pair of defending champions will be in the featured bouts when the 2023 season of PFL begins this Saturday live on ESPN.
A pair of title fights with three champions in all have been signed for the upcoming Bellator 297 event.
Heavyweights Curtis Blaydes and Sergei Pavlovich square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night Saturday.