The PFL will be looking to build off of it’s smashing the first season by blending fan favourites with some newcomers looking to upset the apple cart. In today’s episode of Across The Pond, you will be introduced to two crushing Cobras whose deadly bite make them two of the promotion’s females of fierceness.
A professional since June 2018 and representing American Top Team, Kayla Harrison owns a perfect 4-0 record comprised of two knockouts, one submission and one decision. Harrison has spent her entire career as a professional with PFL and has earned a finish in three of those four victories. In her MMA debut at PFL 2, she submitted Brittney Elkin via armbar in the first round. Harrison defeated Jozette Cotton via TKO in the third round at PFL 6. Then in the final PFL event of 2018 at PFL 12, she defeated Moriel Charneski via TKO in round one to earn her second knockout win as a professional. For the kickoff, PFL event of 2019 at PFL 1 that also marked the start of the promotion’s deal with ESPN and ESPN Plus Harrison defeated two-time UFC veteran and The Ultimate Fighter season 28 alumni Larissa Pacheco via unanimous decision to secure the first decision victory of her professional career. The win also extended her perfect streak to four to begin her professional career. With a 75% finishing rate, Harrison is silencing her sceptics by not playing games when taking the crown of being the golden girl of Women’s MMA!
A professional since May 2013 and representing Astra Fight Team, Roberta Samad owns a 5-1 record in six career bouts as a professional comprised of three knockouts, one submission and one decision. Samad has earned a finish in four of her five professional victories. In her MMA debut, she defeated Ligiane Coelho via TKO in the first round. Samad also defeated her next two opponents in Tais Machado and Suzy Melo. Then, she defeated Lillian Jika via TKO in round one. Samad defeated Moriel Charneski via unanimous decision at PFL 1 to earn her first victory under the PFL banner. having secured a finish in 80% of her wins, beware of this cobra’s lethal strike!