Two-time PFL women’s lightweight champion Kayla Harrison is on the cusp of a third title after another dominant win in London.
Harrison (15-0-0), 32, the No. 2 seed, took opponent Martina Jindrova (6-3-0) to the ground and quickly secured an arm-triangle choke at 3:17 of the first round to move on to the championship Finals for the third consecutive year.
In the other bracket, No. 1 seed Larissa Pacheo (18-4-0) stopped Olena Kolesnyk in the first round to advance to her second final since 2019, where she lost to Harrison.
In featherweight division, Bubba Jenkins (19-5-0) choked out Ryoji Kudo in the first round to advance to the final and face Brendan Loughnane who decisioned Chris Wade in the other semi-final.
In other bouts:
Kayla Harrison def. Martina Jindrova by 1st round submission (arm triangle choke – 3:17)
Brendan Loughnane def. Chris Wade via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Larissa Pacheco def. Olena Kolesnyk by 1st round TKO (referee stoppage -2:09)
Bubba Jenkins def. Ryoji Kudo by 1st round submission (rear-naked choke – 1:49)
Dakota Ditcheva def. Hassna Jaber by 1st round TKO (referee stoppage – 0:58)
Simeon Powell def. Joao Paulo Fagundes by 2nd round TKO (calf Kicks 1:56)
2023 PFL EUROPE QUALIFIERS
Abraham Bably defeats Louie Sutherland by unanimous decision
Magnus Iversen def. Tayo Odunjo by 1st round TKO (4:36)
Ali Taleb def. Darius Mafi by 2nd round submission (guillotine choke – 1:58)
Marcin Held def. Myles Price via 2nd round submission (Guillotine choke – 2:37)
Stuart Austin def. Sofiane Boukichou by split decision (30-27, 29-28, 28-29)
Alex Chizov def. Omar Hussein by 2nd round submission (rear-naked choke – 4:12)
Zebenzui Ruiz def. Raphael Uchegbu by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)