The PFL returns this week with its final of three straight weeks of semifinal fights.
2021 PFL Playoffs 3 takes place Thursday at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. The predominant card airs on ESPN2 following prelims on ESPN+.
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In the primary occasion, No. 1 featherweight seed Brendan Loughnane (21-3) takes on No. 4 Movlid Khaybulaev (17-0-1). Although the unbeaten Khaybulaev is a -150 favourite at Tipico, Loughnane has an 8-5 lead within the picks from our 13 editors, writers, radio hosts and videographers.
In the co-feature, No. 2 featherweight seed Chris Wade (19-6) meets No. 3 Bubba Jenkins (16-4). Jenkins is a 2-1 favourite on the betting window and has a 10-3 rout within the picks.
Antonio Carlos Junior (11-5) is the No. 1 seed at mild heavyweight towards No. 4 Emiliano Sordi (23-8-1). Junior is a -175 favourite and has an 8-5 edge within the picks.
And to open the primary card, No. 2 mild heavyweight seed Cezar Ferreira (14-9) meets No. 3 Marthin Hamlet (7-2). Hamlet is a -160 favourite, but it surely’s Ferreira with a blowout within the picks at 10-3.
In the MMA Junkie reader consensus picks, Loughnane (55 p.c), Jenkins (72 p.c), Junior (58 p.c) and Ferreira (64 p.c) are the alternatives.
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