Jeremy Stephens appeared to have a tough weight cut ahead of his PFL 4 fight against Myles Price on Friday. Throughout fight week in Atlanta, Stephens was full of energy – especially now that he is at lightweight – but when he came into weigh-in he surprised many as he was completely bald. The fan-favorite was forced to shave his hair and beard to make weight as he weighed in at 156lbs on the dot.
Raush Manfio’s main goal for 2022 is to capture another championship belt in the Professional Fighters League — his second in a row — and a million-dollar check. That doesn’t mean he’s not aiming for “superfights,” too. Manfio is booked to face Olivier...
PFL is back with their lightweight and light heavyweight divisions getting some exposure this week. Atlanta plays host to the proceedings, as Clay Collard (21-9) is back in the main event against young whippersnapper Alex Martinez (9-2). Collard had another great showing back in April when he earned a decision...
Jeremy Stephens had a close shave at the PFL 4 weigh-ins. Literally. At the official weigh-ins for Friday’s PFL event in Atlanta, Stephens was the last fighter to step to the scale, arriving with less than 10 minutes remaining in the weigh-in window. Not only did he require a towel so that he could strip down for his attempt, he also arrived clean-shaven sans hair and beard.
Jeremy Stephens was last to the scale for Thursday’s 2022 PFL 4 weigh-ins and it appears he had a rough weight cut. All fighters competing on Friday’s PFL 4 card at Overtime Elite Arena in Atlanta made weight – including Stephens, who needed a towel. However, it looks as though Stephens wasn’t fully stepping on the scale, which could have assisted him when he weighed in at 156 pounds for his fight against Myles Price.
Jeremy Stephens vs. Clay Collard completely lived up to expectations. The first main event of the 2022 Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) season delivered the goods, as Stephens and Collard threw down for a bloody 15 minutes. Neither man wasted any time, landing big shots from the first bell. Between...
ARLINGTON, Texas -- The 2022 PFL season is officially off and running. And for the second consecutive year, so is lightweight fan favorite Clay Collard. Collard (21-9) earned 3 points in the PFL lightweight standings on Wednesday, by defeating Jeremy Stephens (28-20) via unanimous decision. The 155-pound bout was incredibly entertaining, as Collard and Stephens combined for more than 500 total strikes thrown. All three judges scored the contest, which headlined PFL 1 inside Esports Stadium Arlington, a clean 30-27 sweep for Collard.
For the second time, Clay Collard has spoiled the PFL debut of a decorated UFC vet, shutting out Jeremy Stephens in the headliner of the tournament-based promotion’s Season 4 opener on Wednesday. Collard walked through Stephens’ best shots and kept the pressure on to win 30-27 marks from all...
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The Professional Fighters League (PFL) made its highly anticipated 2022 season debut on Wednesday at Esports Stadium Arlington, in Arlington, TX. The ten-fight event featured the Lightweight and Light Heavyweight divisions, with statement wins from Clay Collard and 2021 Champions Antonio Carlos Jr. and Raush Manfio. The main event of...
In the main of 2022 PFL 1, Jeremy Stephens is set to make his promotional debut against Clay Collard. Jeremy Stephens (28-19) is on a six-fight winless streak and coming off a 65-second submission loss to Mateusz Gamrot. That setback marked the last fight on his UFC deal and he then signed with PFL. On the losing skid, he suffered a TKO loss to Calvin Kattar, a decision loss to Yair Rodriguez, which took place after a No Contest due to an accidental eye poke. As well, he suffered a decision loss to Zabit Magomedsharipov and a TKO loss to Jose Aldo. His last win came in February 2018 when he knocked out Josh Emmett.
The Professional Fighters League (PFL) opened its 2022 season on Wednesday, April 20, which saw Clay Collard defeat former UFC star Jeremy Stephens by unanimous decision. The fans at the Esports Stadium Arlington in Arlington, Texas were treated to a three-round back-and-forth battle between Collard and Stephens. In the end,...
ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Professional Fighter’s League (PFL) Lightweight contenders Clay Collard and Jeremy Stephens squared off for the first time following the 2022 PFL 1 ceremonial weigh-ins, held earlier today ahead of the ESPN/ESPN+ fight card tomorrow night (Weds., April 20, 2022) at Esports Stadium in Arlington, Texas.
The final hurdle before the launch of PFL’s fourth season has been cleared. All 20 fighters scheduled to compete at Wednesday’s season kickoff event made weight on Tuesday, including lightweight headliners Clay Collard and Jeremy Stephens. After making the semifinals of 2021’s lightweight tournament, Collard tipped the scale...
Jeremy Stephens praises Josh Emmett as toughest career opponent: ‘That motherf—ker’s like the terminator’
Jeremy Stephens has fought a Murderer’s Row of opponents throughout his nearly 50-fight career. “Lil Heathen” quickly became a fan favorite upon his arrival in Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in 2007. Never one to shy away from a challenge, many past and future champions have crossed his path. Win or lose, you know what to expect from the hard-hitting Des Moines, Iowa, native.