April 20, 2022 7:50 am ET
ARLINGTON, Texas – The first event of the 2022 PFL season took place on Wednesday at Esports Stadium, and MMA Junkie was on the scene reporting and providing live and official results.
The 2022 PFL 1 event featured 10 fights in the lightweight and light heavyweight divisions. The event aired on ESPN and ESPN+ at 9 p.m. ET following prelims on ESPN+ beginning at 6 p.m. ET.
In the main event, Clay Collard (21-9) took on PFL newcomer Jeremy Stephens (28-20). The co-main saw 2021 PFL lightweight champion Raush Manfio (15-3) against Don Madge (10-4-1).
Representing the light heavyweights on the main card in the feature bout, 2021 PFL champion Antonio Carlos Junior (14-5) faced Delan Monte (8-2).
Full results of 2022 PFL 1 include:
Main Card (ESPN, ESPN+)
Clay Collard def. Jeremy Stephens via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Raush Manfio def. Don Madge via knockout (punches) – Round 3, 2:42
Antonio Carlos Junior def. Delan Monte via submission (D’arce choke) – Round 1, 0:29
Olivier Aubin-Mercier def. Natan Schulte via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)
Preliminary card (ESPN+)
Cory Hendricks def. Emiliano Sordi via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 2:13
Alexander Martinez def. Stevie Ray via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27)
Marthin Hamlet def. Teodoras Aukstuolis via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Omari Akhmedov def. Vitor Pesta via knockout (punch) – Round 1, 1:25
Rob Wilkinson def. Bruce Souto via TKO (punches) – Round 2, 0:46
Simeon Powell def. Clinton Williams via knockout (knee) – Round 3, 4:38
Source : MMAJunkie