PFL 5: Rory MacDonald vs. Gleison Tibau battle card, begin time, channel information.
The second half of the PFL 2021 common season continues with top-of-the-line welterweights on the planet, Rory MacDonald battling former UFC veteran and grappling specialist Gleison Tibau in the primary occasion of PFL 5.
MacDonald is trying to sustain together with his successful methods after getting the first-round submission win at PFL 2 in opposition to Curtis Millender earlier this yr. It’s do-or-die time for Tibau who suffered a devastating unanimous choice loss to Joao Zeferino at PFL 2 and has misplaced 5 of his final seven fights total.
MacDonald is the favourite to earn the PFL welterweight championship and the $1,000,000 grand prize after profitable runs within the UFC and Bellator. He was the Bellator welterweight champion with two title defenses and a longtime UFC welterweight title contender which included his legendary battle in opposition to former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 189.
The cardboard options a number of intriguing fights earlier than the primary occasion as effectively. Defending gentle heavyweight champion Emiliano Sordi battles Dan Spohn, whereas former The Final Fighter: Brazil winner Antonio Carlos Junior faces Vinny Magalhaes in a pair of sunshine heavyweight bouts.
Try the complete PFL 5 card and broadcast information under.
Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Begin Time: Prelims begin at 5:30 p.m. EST/2:30 p.m. PT, Predominant card begins at 9:00 p.m. EST/6:00 p.m. PT
Location: Atlantic Metropolis, NJ
Venue: Ocean On line casino Resort
Predominant Card Dwell Stream: ESPN 2
Preliminary Card Dwell Stream: ESPN+
Official PFL 5: Rory MacDonald vs. Gleison Tibau battle card
Predominant Card (9:00 p.m. EST, ESPN 2)
Welterweight – Rory MacDonald vs. Gleison Tibau
Welterweight – Ray Cooper III vs. Nikolay Alexsakhin
Mild Heavyweight – Emiliano Sordi vs. Dan Spohn
Mild Heavyweight – Cezar Ferreira vs. Chris Camozzi
Preliminary Card (5:30 p.m. EST, ESPN+)
Mild Heavyweight – Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Vinny Magalhaes
Mild Heavyweight – Marthin Hamlet vs. Cory Hendricks
Welterweight – Joao Zeferino vs. Jason Ponet
Welterweight – Magonmed Magomedkerimov vs. Curtis Millender
Mild Heavyweight – Tom Lawlor vs. Jordan Younger
Welterweight – Sadibou Sy vs. Alexey Kunchenko
PFL 5 takes place on Thursday, June 17, 2021, reside from the Ocean Metropolis Resort in Atlantic Metropolis, NJ. Observe together with FanSided for all of your reside information and highlights.