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Official Playoff Result #7 Loik Radzhabov defeats #3 Chris Wade by unanimous decision. Radzhabov advances to the 2019 PFL World Championship and will take on #1 seed and returning champion Natan Schulte. Radzhabov, a newcomer this season, moves his career record to 13-1-1. Radzhabov is the first fighter to represent Tajikistan in the PFL, but lives and trains in Germany. He’s 29 years old and his nickname is “Jaguar Paw”.     ( photo Credit: Ryan Loco/PFL)

#1 Natan Schulte defeats #4 Akhmed Aliev by 2nd round submission. Schulte advances to the 2019 PFL World Championship and will fight for his second straight lightweight title and another $1 million purse. Schulte will face the winner of #3 Chris Wade vs. #7 Loik Radzhabov. Schulte submitted two opponents in the same night. Schulte moves his career record to 19-3-1 with his 9th career submission victory. Schulte remains unbeaten in the PFL at 8-0-Schulte Quote: “Believe in your dreams, trust in God’s plan for you. He knows everything. I feel so blessed right now.

#7 Daniel Pineda defeats #6 Jeremy Kennedy by 1st round submission. Pineda advances to the 2019 PFL World Championship to face #1 Lance Palmer for the 2019 featherweight title and $1 million. Pineda moves his career record to 28-13-0 with his 19th career submission. All 28 wins have come by stoppage. Pineda has now won 6 straight, with the last 5 coming in the  1st round.  Pineda Quote:“Stop doubting me. Tell them all to stop doubting me. I’m ready for this.” 

#3 Chris Wade defeats #6 Nate Andrews by majority decision. Wade advances to the lightweight semifinals and will face #7 Loik Radzhabov. Last season, Wade lost to eventual champion Natan Schulte in the semifinals by split decision. Wade moves his career record to 17-5-0

#4 Akhmed Aliev defeats #5 Rashid Magomedov by unanimous decision. Aliev advances to the lightweight semifinals and will face #1 Natan Schulte. Aliev moves his career record to 19-5-0. He’s won 9 of his last 10 fights.

#1 Lance Palmer defeats #4 Alex Gilpin by unanimous decision. Palmer advances to the 2019 PFL World Championship and will fight for his second straight featherweight title and another $1 million payday. Palmer will face the winner of #6 Jeremy Kennedy vs. #7 Daniel Pineda. Palmer moves his career record to 21-3-0 and gets his 10th straight win.

#1 Natan Schulte defeats #8 Ramsey Nijem by 1st round submission. Schulte, the 2018 lightweight champion, is now one win away from a return trip to the PFL Championship. Schulte advances to the lightweight semifinals and will face the winner of #4 Akhmed Aliev vs. #5 Rashid Magomedov. Schulte moves his career record to 18-3-1 with his 8th career submission. Schulte remains unbeaten in the PFL at 7-0-1.

#6 Jeremy Kennedy defeats #3 Luis Rafael Laurentino by 2nd round TKO. Kennedy advances to the featherweight semifinals and will face #7 Daniel Pineda. Kennedy moves his career record to 15-2-0 with his 6th career knockout. Kennedy has now won 4 of his last 5.

#4 Alex Gilpin defeats #5 Andre Harrison by 2nd round submission. #4 Alex Gilpin advances to the featherweight semifinals and will face #1 Lance Palmer. It will be a rematch from the regular season, which Palmer won by unanimous decision. Gilpin moves his career record to 14-2-0 with his 8th career win by submission.

#7 Daniel Pineda defeats #2 Movlid Khaybulaev by 1st round KO. Pineda advances to the featherweight semifinals and will face the winner of #3 Luis Rafael Laurentino vs. #6 Jeremy Kennedy. Pineda moves his career record to 27-13-0 after his 40th career fight. All 27career wins came by stoppage (9 knockouts, 18 submissions). 

#1 Lance Palmer defeats #9 Alexandre Almeida by unanimous decision. Palmer is now one win away from qualifying for his 2nd straight PFL Championship final. #1 Lance Palmer advances to the featherweight semifinals and will face the winner of #4 Alex Gilpin vs. #5 Andre Harrison. Either way it will be a rematch for Palmer (1-0 against Gilpin, 1-1 against Harrison). Harrison is the last fighter to defeat Palmer (WSOF – 2017) Palmer has now won 9 straight fights and is 8-0 in the PFLPalmer was the 2018 PFL Featherweight ChampionPalmer in now 2-1 in 3 career fights against Almeida