Thursday night at the PFL 2019 1 event, Kayla Harrison emerged victorious in a lightweight bout, defeating Larissa Pacheco via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-27).
Harrison remains undefeated, improving her record to 4-0-0. The 28-year-old, a former two-time Olympic Judo Gold Medallist, had finished all her MMA victories before tonight’s fight with wins over Jozette Cotton, Brittney Elkin and Moriel Charneski.
Pacheco is now 11-3-0. The 24-year-old is a former UFC bantamweight competitor who has fought the likes of Jessica Andrade and Germaine de Randamie. Last year she appeared on The Ultimate Fighter 28 but was eliminated in the very first-round by eventual winner, Macy Chiasson.
PFL 2019 1 took place on Thursday 9th May from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseumin Long Island, New York, United States. The main card featuring Harrison vs. Pacheco was aired live on ESPN from 9pm EST.