Kayla Harrison started her PFL light-weight title reign in an enormous approach, dominating Mariana Morais within the co-main occasion of PFL 3.
Defending PFL ladies’s light-weight champion Kayla Harrison started her 2021 season in fashion, getting the TKO first-round win over Mariana Morais and incomes 6 factors in direction of the division standings.
Harrison acquired going instantly with some brutal knees to the physique, earlier than securing the takedown and shortly transitioning into mount. Harrison closed the present with brutal ground-and-pound and completed the combat simply minutes into the primary spherical.
Kayla Harrison returned to PFL motion in her first combat with the league since PFL resumed competitors
Coming into her win over Morais, Harrison had been away from PFL for a couple of yr and a half as a result of league’s cancellation of the 2020 season within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. She competed in an Invicta FC featherweight bout in opposition to Courtney King in Nov., incomes a TKO win within the second spherical in a dominant efficiency.
With the win over Morais, Harrison stays undefeated since transitioning to MMA in 2018. A two-time Olympic gold medalist in Judo, Harrison is off to an excellent begin as she begins her PFL light-weight championship protection.