The PFL/Bellator Unification Belt has been Revealed

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Going down this Saturday live from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the PFL will put on an epic night of fights as their 2023 tournament champions take on the reigning Bellator champions in a series of unification bouts.

The winner of each fight will receive the newly revealed ‘Unified Bellator PFL champion belt’, which can be seen below.

PFL vs Bellator Main Card

This is the statement card from the PFL having purchased Bellator at the back end of 2023. Headlining the fight card will be the PFL heavyweight king, Renan Ferreira taking on Bellator’s heavyweight champion, Ryan Bader. Ferreira captured the belt with a knockout of Denis Goltsov. Bader’s last performance saw him finish Fedor Emelianenko in the first round at Bellator 290.

The co-main event will feature the middleweights as MMASucka Podcast’s comeback fighter of the year, Impa Kasangany clashes with Johnny Eblen, looking to continue his hot run of form. Eblen is undefeated and is coming off a huge knockout win over Fabian Edwards.

PFL’s welterweight king, Magomed Magomedkerimov was forced out of his bout due to an injury so PFL legend, Ray Cooper III has stepped up to meet Jason Jackson. Jackson is coming off one of the upsets of 2023 when he knocked out Yaroslav Amosov, snapping a 27 fight unbeaten run.

The former Bellator light heavyweight champion, Vadim Nemkov vacated his 205lbs belt and is moving up to heavyweight. He will clash with 2021 PFL heavyweight champion, Bruno Cappelozza.

Former UFC title challengers, Yoel Romero and Thiago Santos meet at light heavyweight in a fight which on paper should be fireworks.

2023 lightweight tournament runner-up, Clay Collard will take the mantle of best lightweight in the PFL after Olivier Aubin-Mercier retired after his championship win. He’ll have his hands full as he takes on AJ McKee.


The highlights on the undercard include Aaron Pico, who is still just 27 years old taking on PFL tournament finalist, Gabriel Alves Braga.

We also have the return of the boxing GWOAT, Claressa Shields to the world of MMA. She will clash with Kelsey DeSantis.

The card will also feature the professional debut of Biaggio Ali Walsh. He will meet 1-0, Emmanuel Palacio.

The undercard will be rounded out with Abdullah Al-Qahtani against Edukondala Rao and an amateur bout between Malik Basahel and Vinicius Pereira.

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Frazer Krohn has been with MMASucka for nearly 5 years. He is the host of the MMASucka podcast, which is released every Monday. He's the author of a series of six books about MMA, which were published in 2023.

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