Kayla Harrison Returns, Headlines PFL 3 In May

Kayla Harrison will headline PFL 3 live on ESPN2 this May.

The reigning PFL champion begins her regular season against Marina Mokhnatkina. 

Set for May 6 from the Esports Stadium in Arlington, the event will air live on ESPN2 and ESPN+, along with major distributors around the world.

In the co-main event, Ray Cooper III, the welterweight champion in 2021, takes on Magomed Umalatov. 

Also, Rory MacDonald battles Brett Cooper and Anthony Pettis faces Myles Price in regular season action. 

“Fight fans around the world will be thrilled with the action and night of champions we have lined up for PFL 3 on May 6,” said PFL CEO Peter Murray. “The return of the most dominant woman in MMA Kayla Harrison, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis seeking redemption, and the greatest Welterweight division in the entire sport led by Ray Cooper III and Rory MacDonald makes this one of the best MMA cards of the year.”  

The 2022 season of the PFL kicks off April 20.

“May 6 is set to be one of the most action-packed Regular Season cards in PFL history,” said PFL President of Fighter Operations, Ray Sefo. “I cannot wait to see returning champions Kayla Harrison and Ray Cooper III as well as elite fighters Rory MacDonald and Anthony Pettis begin their journey to the PFL Playoffs.”

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