PFL 9: Kayla Harrison submits Martina Jindrova, meets Larissa Pacheco in finals

Originally published at PFL 9: Kayla Harrison submits Martina Jindrova, meets Larissa Pacheco in finals

Kayla Harrison is going to the lightweight tournament final with another dominant win in the PFL.

Harrison submitted Martina Jindrova in the opening round of their semi-final contest after securing the mount position and finishing her opponent with an arm-triangle from the mount.

The Olympic gold medalist improves her pro record to 15-0 and will attempt to win her third PFL tournament in November.

The women’s lightweight tournament will see Harrison fight Larissa Pacheco for the third time.

Another money promo from Kayla Harrison đź’°

— Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 20, 2022

Pacecho was victorious on the same card on Saturday with a first-round TKO against Olena Kolesnyk at 2:09 of the first round.

Harrison holds two wins over Pacheco with a pair of decision victories in 2019.

Since their last fight in December 2019, Pacheco has gone 5-0 while Harrison’s arm has been raised seven times since their last meeting.

Saturday’s PFL card in London, England also featured the men’s featherweight semi-finals.

Bubba Jenkins submitted Ryoji Kudo by rear-naked choke at 1:49 of the first round and Brendan Loughnane earned a unanimous decision over Chris Wade with scores of 30-27 from the three judges.

The finals of the 2022 PFL season are scheduled for November with the following pairings:
*Heavyweight: Ante Delija vs. Mattheus Scheffel
*Light Heavyweight: Rob Wilkinson vs. Omari Akhmedov
*Welterweight: Sadibou Sy vs. Dilano Taylor
*Lightweight: Stevie Ray vs. Olivier Aubin-Mercier
*Featherweight: Bubba Jenkins vs. Brendan Loughnane
*Women’s Lightweight: Kayla Harrison vs. Larissa Pacheco