For the principal event, the featherweight semifinal bout, both Bubba Jenkins and Jesus Pinedo are required to weigh no more than 146 pounds.
Jenkins is vying for his maiden PFL title after previously finishing second in 2022. His victories over Sung Bin Jo and Chris Wade have secured his place in the playoffs. He will face off against Pinedo, who unexpectedly entered the limelight after a first-round victory over 2022’s champion, Brendan Loughnane.
The other featherweight semifinal bout sees Gabriel Braga taking on Chris Wade. Marthin Hamlet and Impa Kasanganay, on the other hand, will compete for the remaining spot in the light heavyweight final.
You can find the official weigh-in footage above.
Check out the PFL Playoffs 1 weigh-in outcomes below.
Main Card (ESPN, ESPN+, 9 p.m. ET)
Bubba Jenkins (145.8) vs. Jesus Pinedo (146.4)* — Featherweight playoff semifinal
Josh Silveira (204) vs. Ty Flores (205) — Light heavyweight playoff semifinal
Gabriel Braga (145.8) vs. Chris Wade (146) — Featherweight playoff semifinal
Marthin Hamlet (206) vs. Impa Kasanganay (203.8) — Light heavyweight playoff semifinal
Elvin Espinoza (155.6) vs. Keoni Diggs (156.4)**
Preliminaries (ESPN+, 6:30 p.m. ET)
Thad Jean (171) vs. Ali Omar (171)
Desiree Yanez (125) vs. Lisa Mauldin (125.2)
Anthony Ivy (171) vs. Carson Hardman (168.2)
Chelsea Hackett (125.8) vs. Ky Bennett (124.8)
Billy Elekana (205.4) vs. Chuck Campbell (205.8)
*Pinedo failed to make the weight. His match against Bubba Jenkins will continue as planned. As a penalty, a point will be deducted from Pinedo’s scorecard (a rule only applicable to PFL playoff bouts), and he will surrender 20 percent of his show purse to Jenkins.
**Diggs couldn’t make the weight either. His match against Elvin Espinoza will also carry on as planned, with Diggs relinquishing 20 percent of his show purse to Espinoza.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about PFL Playoffs 1 Weigh-In
Who missed weight in the PFL Playoffs 1 weigh-in?
Jesus Pinedo and Keoni Diggs both failed to meet their respective weight requirements during the PFL Playoffs 1 weigh-in.
What is the penalty for missing weight in a PFL Playoff bout?
In PFL Playoff bouts, fighters who miss weight will be penalized a point on their scorecards. Additionally, they are required to forfeit 20 percent of their show purse to their opponents.
What is the weight limit for the featherweight and light heavyweight categories in the PFL Playoffs 1?
For the featherweight category, the weight limit is set at 146 pounds, and for the light heavyweight category, the limit is 206 pounds.
Who are the fighters in the main card of the PFL Playoffs 1?
The main card for PFL Playoffs 1 includes Bubba Jenkins vs. Jesus Pinedo, Josh Silveira vs. Ty Flores, Gabriel Braga vs. Chris Wade, and Marthin Hamlet vs. Impa Kasanganay.
When and where is the PFL Playoffs 1 taking place?
The PFL Playoffs 1 is scheduled for a Friday at the Boeing Center at Tech Port in San Antonio.
Where can I watch the PFL Playoffs 1?
The PFL Playoffs 1 can be viewed on ESPN, ESPN+, with the main card starting at 9 p.m. ET and the preliminaries starting at 6:30 p.m. ET.