PFL 3 Results and Fight Video Highlights


PFL 3 took place on Thursday night from the Charles E. Smith Center in Washington D.C. and this event featured matchups in the welterweight and middleweight tournaments.

In the main event of the fight card, Ray Cooper III (13-5) scored a TKO victory over Jake Shields in a welterweight bout and Cooper III was an eight to one betting underdog in the fight.

Cooper III was not the only betting underdog that scored a victory as Pavlo Kusch submitted Abubakar Nurmagomedov in the second round. Other highlights from the fight card include knockout victories by Joao Zeferino and Louis Taylor on the preliminary card.

The complete results and fight video highlights are below.

Main Card: (NBCSN)
Ray Cooper def. Jake Shields via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:09
Pavlo Kusch def. Abubakar Nurmagomedov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 1:23
Rick Story def. Yuri Villefort via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Shamil Gamzatov def. Eddie Gordon via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
John Howard def. Gasan Umalatov via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 2:59

Preliminary Card: (Facebook)
Magomed Kerimov def. Herman Terrado via technical submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:54
Joao Zeferino def. Paul Bradley via knockout – Round 1, 1:58
Bruno Santos def. Sadibou Sy via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)
Louis Taylor def. Anderson Goncalves via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 1:58
Rex Harris def. Andre Lobato via split decision (28-29, 29-28, 29-28)
Abus Magomedov def. Danillo Villefort via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:37
Bojan Velickovic def. Jonatan Westin via TKO (strikes) – Round 2, 2:20