Kayla Harrison just fought her hardest opponent to date in Larissa Pacheco. In the end fight went to unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27 x2) for Harrison who was none too pleased about the outcome considering this was her first fight she was unable to finish.
Kayla Harrison fought back tears after going to decision for the first time in her MMA career pic.twitter.com/AGRV9CgLqt
— ESPN MMA (@espnmma) May 10, 2019
She earned a unanimous decision on scores of 30-25, 30-27 and 30-27.
“She’s a game opponent, she has a lot of experience, and my hat’s off to her because she’s a tough lady,” Harrison said afterward.
PFL 2019, Week 1 full results:
Kayla Harrison def. Larissa Pacheco via unanimous decision (30-25, 30-27, 30-27)
Magomed Magomedkerimov def. John Howard via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 1, 4:54
Ray Cooper III def. Zane Kamaka via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 2, 4:29
Sarah Kaufman def. Morgan Frier via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 1, 2:22
Sadibou Sy def. David Michaud via TKO – Round 1, 0:17
Handesson Ferreira def. Bojan Velickovic via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)
Bobbi Jo Dalziel def. Genah Fabian via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)
Glaico Franca def. Gamzat Khiramagomedov via submission (rear-naked choke) –Round 1, 4:06
Chris Curtis def. Andre Fialho via TKO – Round 3, 4:17
Roberta Samad def. Moriel Charneski via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27).