Denzel Freeman earned a future contract with the PFL during PFL Challenger Series 8 recently.
Kendly St. Louis, Evelyn Martins and Ali Omar also claimed victories during the event, which aired on Fubo TV. The card took place from Universal Studios in Orlando, Florida.
Wiz Khalifa, Kayla Harrison and Randy Couture all served as judges for the card.
Freeman, a U.S. Marine earned the eight and final contract of the PFL Challenger series knocking out Raiden Kovacs in mere seconds. A perfectly placed head kick followed by thunderous ground and pound ended the bout at the 0:27 mark of Round 1, marking the third-fastest Heavyweight finish in PFL history.
“It’s been an honor to watch incredible athletes leave it all on the line throughout the 2023 PFL Challenger Series,” said Ray Sefo, President of Fighter Operations of PFL. “Congratulations to Denzel Freeman for earning the eighth contract of the Challenger Series, and welcome to the PFL.”
PFL kicks off April 1 live on ESPN Networks from Las Vegas.