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Lance Palmer Brings PFL Fans to Their Feet with a Victory over
Juma Tuerxun and Andre Harrison Takes Down Nazareno Malegarie at PFL4.

Professional Fighters League (PFL) hosted PFL4 at NYCB LIVE, the home of
the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Long Island, NY -- the home of
many passionate mixed martial arts fans. PFL4 was a high-stakes fight
night on the road to the playoffs as fighters battled to clinch a spot
in the postseason line-up. With a shot at the $10 million prize pool on
the line, as combatants looked for early and decisive wins.

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Lance Palmer submits Juma Tuerxun at PFL4 on the road to the PFL 2018 Playoffs (Photo: Business Wire ...

Lance Palmer submits Juma Tuerxun at PFL4 on the road to the PFL 2018 Playoffs (Photo: Business Wire)

After controlling his opponent for the first two rounds, Lance Palmer
forced Juma Tuerxun to tap after locking in a neck crank at 4:34
of the third round. Palmer's victory earns him four points on the night
leaving him with nine points overall and positioning him well for one of
the top seeds in the playoffs.

Andre Harrison turned in a dominating performance in front of the
hometown crowd, controlling Nazareno Melagarie all three rounds,
earning him a unanimous decision victory. With an additional three
points, Harrison clinches a spot in the playoffs as he continues his
quest to become the PFL 2018 Champion and earning $1 million dollars.

Throughout the first half of the regular season, PFL fighters have
demonstrated that every second counts in the cage, and PFL4 was no
different. Steven Siler took down Alexandre Almeida within
before the minute-mark in the first round, clinching the number one seed
in the featherweight division, and both Philipe Lins and Kelvin
Tiller
prevailed in their second rounds after their opponents gained
the early advantage, earning spots in the playoffs.

"Our true sport MMA format has consistently delivered make-or-break
action, and our second line-up of featherweight and heavyweight fighters
did not disappoint," said Carlos Silva, League President of the PFL.
"Every round matters in the PFL and our fighters always enter the cage
with a hunger to prove themselves and clinch a spot in the December 31st
championship event. We can expect the same level of intensity at PFL5 on
August 2nd, when we will be back on Long Island."

Final Results:

Lance Palmer (4 pts.) defeated Juma Tuerxun (0 pts.) by submission (neck
crank) at 4:34 R3
Andre Harrison (3 pts.) defeated Nazareno
Malegarie (0 pts.) by unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27 and 30-27)
Francimar
Barroso (6 pts.) defeated Jack May (0 pts.) by submission (arm
triangle-choke) at 1:36 R1
Steven Siler (6 pts.) defeated Alexandre
Almeida (0 pts.) by technical submission (guillotine choke) at 0:34 R1
Philipe
Lins (5 pts.) defeated Alex Nicholson (0 pts.) by TKO (referee stoppage
- strikes) at 3:39 R2
Kelvin Tiller (5 pts.) defeated Jared Rosholt
(0 pts.) by submission (guillotine choke) at 0:54 R2
Timur Valiev
(3 pts.) defeated Bekbulat Magomedov (0 pts.) by unanimous decision
(30-27, 30-27 and 30-27)
Max Coga (4 pts.) defeated Marcos Galvao
(0 pts.) by TKO (referee stoppage - strikes) at 2:19 R3
Josh
Copeland (3 pts.) defeated Shawn Jordan (0 pts.) by unanimous decision
(29-28, 29-28 and 29-28)
Valdrin Istrefi (5 pts.) defeated Daniel
Gallemore (0 pts.) by TKO (referee stoppage - strikes) at 1:42 R2

Rank FEATHERWEIGHTS     Total Pts     PFL4 Pts     PFL4 Result PFL1 Pts     PFL1 Result
1 - x Steven Siler     12     6     Win by submission (1st round 0:34) 6    

Win by submission (1st round 4:19)

2 - x Lance Palmer     9     4     Win by submission (3rd round 4:34) 5    

Win by submission (2nd round 3:21)

3 - x Andre Harrison     6     3     Win by unanimous dec (90 scored) 3    

Win by unanimous dec (90-80)

4 - x Timur Valiev     6     3     Win by unanimous dec (90 scored) 3    

Win by unanimous dec (89-82)

5 - x Alexandre Almeida     6     0     Loss by submission (1st round 0:34) 6    

Win by submission (1st round 1:22)

6 - x Max Coga     4     4     Win by TKO (3rd round 2:19) 0    

Loss by unanimous dec (82 scored)

7 - x Nazareno Malegarie     3     0     Loss by unanimous dec (81 scored) 3    

Win by unanimous dec (88-83)

8 Magomed Idrisov     0             0    

Loss by submission (1st round 4:19)

9 Lee Coville     0             0    

Loss by submission (1st round 1:22)

10 - e Jumabieke Tuerxun     0     0     Loss by submission (3rd round 4:34) 0    

Loss by unanimous dec (80 scored)

11 - e Marcos Galvao     0     0     Loss by TKO (3rd round 2:19) 0    

Loss by unanimous dec (83 scored)

12 - e Bekbulat Magomedov     0     0     Loss by unanimous dec (81 scored) 0    

Loss by submission (2nd round 3:21)

                             
Rank HEAVYWEIGHTS     Total Pts     PFL4 Pts     PFL4 Result PFL1 Pts     PFL1 Result
1 - x Francimar Barroso     12     6     Win by submission (1st round 1:36) 6    

Win by TKO (1st round 3:57)

2 - x Kelvin Tiller     11     5     Win by submission (2nd round 0:54) 6    

Win by KO (1st round 3:34)

3 - x Philipe Lins     8     5     Win by TKO (2nd round 3:39) 3    

Win by walkover

4 - x Jack May     6     0     Loss by submission (1st round 1:36) 6    

Win by TKO (1st round 4:30)

5 - x Alex Nicholson     5     0     Loss by TKO (2nd round 3:39) 5    

Win by KO (2nd round 0:58)

6 - x Valdrin Istrefi     5     5     Win by TKO (2nd round 1:42) 0    

Loss by unanimous dec (79 scored)

7 - x Jared Rosholt     3     0     Loss by submission (2nd round 0:54) 3    

Win by unanimous dec (89-79)

8 Josh Copeland     3     3     Win by unanimous dec (87 scored) 0    

Loss by KO (1st round 4:30)

9 Jake Heun     0             0    

Loss by KO (2nd round 0:58)

10 Caio Alencar     0             0    

Loss by KO (1st round 3:34)

11 - e Shawn Jordan     0     0     Loss by unanimous dec (84 scored) 0    

Loss - did not make weight

12 - e Daniel Gallemore     0     0     Loss by TKO (2nd round 1:42) 0    

Loss by TKO (1st round 3:57)

"X" indicates fighter has clinched a playoff spot

"e" indicates fighter is eliminated from playoff contention

"There were definitely some come-from-behind wins tonight," said Ray
Sefo, President of Fighting Operations of PFL
. "When a shot at a
title fight is on the line, both fighters are going to bring everything
they've got to the cage. As we saw at PFL4, the high stakes bring upsets
and incredible action for MMA fans."

The 2018 PFL season features 126 fights on Thursday nights in seven
regular-season events, bracket-style "win-or-go-home" playoffs, and a
$10 million postseason prize pool—the largest prize pool in the history
of MMA. The season began with 12 athletes in each of six different
weight-classes. Eight fighters from each class will earn their way into
the playoff round, and one fighter in each division will earn the title
of champion.

U.S.-based and international fans can watch all PFL regular season,
playoff, and championship fights—over 66 hours of live action—for free.
In the United States, all of the PFL regular season events air live on
Thursday in primetime exclusively on NBCSN, and stream live on
NBCSports.com, the NBC Sports app, and www.pflmma.com.
Outside the U.S., Facebook will stream up to six hours of free, live
coverage for each event. In the U.S., fans can watch the first three
hours of coverage of each event on Facebook.

About Professional Fighters League™

The Professional Fighters League presents MMA for the first time in the
sport format where individuals compete in a regular season,
"win-or-go-home" post-season, and championship. Co-founded by Donn
Davis
, Russ Ramsey, and Mark Leschly, the Professional
Fighters League is backed by an ownership group of sports, media, and
business titans. The PFL 2018 Season has 72 fighters in six
weight-classes, competing in the regular season on Thursday nights in
June, July, and August. The top eight in each weight-class face off in
single-elimination playoff fights on Saturday nights in October and the
PFL season concludes December 31 with six championship bouts
back-to-back with a $10 million prize pool. Watch the entire PFL season
action beginning June 7 live on NBC Sports Network (NBCSN), Facebook
Watch, and www.PFLmma.com.
For more visit www.PFLmma.com.

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