clock menu more-arrow no yes

Filed under:

PFL matchups set for new season, Anthony Pettis to headline first card

New, 1 comment

Anthony Pettis will make his PFL debut against another former UFC fighter in April.

UFC Fight Night: Pettis v Morono Photo by Cooper Neill/Zuffa LLC

The PFL is finally coming back. After over a year with no cards due to the coronavirus pandemic, the promotion has made some moves and will return on April 23rd with a lot of familiar faces on their first event of 2021.

ESPN is reporting that the event will be headlined by former WEC and UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who will fight fellow former UFC fighter and boxing standout Clay Collard. The co-main will see two-time PFL lightweight division champ Natan Schulte taking on former Bellator and UFC fighter Marcin Held. Also on the card is two-time featherweight division champion Lance Palmer, who will face Bubba Jenkins.

The event does not have a set location as of yet. Here’s a look at the full current card, which only features lightweight and featherweight fights.

Main Card

Anthony Pettis vs. Clay Collard

Natan Schulte vs. Marcin Held

Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Jason Soares

Lance Palmer vs. Bubba Jenkins

Preliminary Card

Loik Radzhabov vs. Johnny Case

Joilton Lutterbach vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier

Akhmed Aliev vs. Mikhail Odintsov

Jo Sungbin vs. Tyler Diamond

Brendan Loughnane vs. Sheymon Moraes