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PFL Playoff card on Aug. 13 loses Joao Zeferino, two-time champ Natan Schulte

The upcoming PFL playoff card scheduled for Aug. 13 has been forced to make several changes including a welterweight contende vying for the $1 million prize. Joao Zeferino, who was ranked No. 1 after the PFL regular season, has suffered an injury and is out of his upcoming fight against Magomed Magomedkerimov. Magomedkerimov will now face Sadibou Sy, who steps into the playoffs after going 1-0 with one no-contest during the PFL regular season.
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Sadibou Sy Replaces Joao Zeferino, Meets Magomed Magomedkerimov at PFL Playoffs

There has been a shakeup in the bracket for the Professional Fighters League welterweight playoffs. Joao Zeferino has suffered an undisclosed injury and will not be able to face Magomed Magomedkerimov in a scheduled 170-pound semifinal bout on Aug. 13. As a result, Sadibou Sy will step in as an alternate and square off against Magomedkerimov.
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PFL 5 Highlight Video: Joao Zeferino Taps Jason Ponet

Sign up for ESPN+ right here, and you can then stream the UFC, PFL and “The Ultimate Fighter” live on your smart TV, computer, phone, tablet or streaming device via the ESPN app. Watch Joao Zeferino tap Jason Ponet with a second-round arm-triangle choke at PFL 2021 5.
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Gleison Tibau Discusses PFL Debut Against New Opponent Joao Zeferino

Originally booked against Alexey Kunchenko for his Professional Fighters League debut, Gleison Tibau will now face countryman Joao Zeferino on Thursday at the promotion’s second regular season event at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, N.J. Zeferino was supposed to face Magomed Magomedkerivmov at PFL 2, but his opponent withdrew...
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Gleison Tibau Meets Joao Zeferino at PFL 2 After Two Fighters Withdraw from Card

There has been some shuffling to this week’s PFL 2 lineup, and the end result is a welterweight showdown between Gleison Tibau and Joao Zeferino. Tibau was originally slated to meet Alexey Kunchenko, while Zeferino was slated to face Magomed Magomedkerimov on Thursday’s card at Ocean Casino Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. However, both Kunchenko and Magomedkerimov were forced to withdraw from the event due to undisclosed reasons. Sherdog.com confirmed the changes with a source close to the situation on Sunday.
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