Thursday night at the PFL 2019 1 event, Roberta Samad emerged victorious in a lightweight bout, defeating Moriel Charneski via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).
Samad improves her record to 5-1-0, successfully making a return to competition after over three years away. The 31-year-old, also known as the ‘Crusher’, previously fought for Bellator MMA and notably faced off against Julia Budd. Three of Samad’s career victories come by way of first-round stoppages.
Charneski drops to 3-6-0 after losing by way of a first-round TKO to Kayla Harrison in her promotional debut last December. The 29-year-old, also known as ‘The Mo-Chine’, owns a notable 2017 win over Invicta FC’s Sarah Patterson.
PFL 2019 1 took place on Thursday 9th May from the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseumin Long Island, New York, United States. The preliminary card featuring Samad vs. Charneski was aired live on ESPN+ from 6:30pm EST.