Movlid Khaybulaev and Chris Wade picked up wins in the main event of PFL 9 of the 2021 season of Professional Fighters League, which took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood on 27th August.
In the Featherweight tournament semifinal bout between Movlid Khaybulaev vs. Brendan Loughnane which served as the headliner, saw former Contender Series fighter Brendan Loughnane putting his seven-fight winning streak against the unbeaten Movlid Khaybulaev. The other Featherweight tournament semifinal saw ex-UFC fighter Chris Wade locking horns against Bubba Jenkins.
Khaybulaev showed dominance in the first two rounds with his superb ground and pound game, but Loughnane made an attempt to come back into the fight in the third and final round, with the judges awarding a split decision victory to the undefeated Russian.
On the other hand, Wade was able to pick up his third victory of this year, with a 30-27, 30-27, 29-28 unanimous decision victory over Jenkins to reach the Featherweight finals, where he will face Khaybulaev.
Check out the full PFL 9 fight card results below:
Brendan Loughnane vs Movlid Khaybulaev — Movlid Khaybulaev def. Brendan Loughnane by split decision (30-27, 28-29, 29-28)
Chris Wade vs. Bubba Jenkins — Wade def. Jenkins by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Emiliano Sordi vs. Antonio Carlos Junior — Carlos def. Sordi by unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Cezar Ferreira vs. Marthin Hamlet Nielsen — Nielsen def. Ferreira by TKO (punches) at 0:13 of Round One
Sheymon Moraes vs. Lazar Stojadinovic — Moraes def. Stojadinovic by TKO (punches) at 4:45 of Round Two
Chris Camozzi vs. Cory Hendricks — Camozzi def. Hendricks by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)
Anthony Dizy vs. Jesse Stirn — Dizy def. Stern by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Jason Knight vs. Bobby Moffett — Moffett def. Knight by unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Alejandro Flores vs. Carl Deaton III — Flores def. Deaton by split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Jacob Kilburn vs. Brandon Jenkins — Jenkins def. Kilburn by KO (flying knee) at 2:56 of Round One
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