India’s Edukondal Rao Set for Historic Riyadh Showdown in Highly anticipated PFL vs Bellator Champions Mega Event

FanCode to exclusively broadcast the PFL vs Bellator Champions Mega Event Legend Muhammad Ali’s grandson Biaggio Ali Walsh to also make his pro-debut.

(More on sports) In exciting news for India’s combat sports fans, Bangalore’s MMA fighter Edukondal Rao will face off against Saudi Arabia’s Abdullah Al Qahtani on February 24, 2024.  The event will take place in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Speaking ahead of the event, Rao said “To represent India in such a prestigious event is an honor, but it’s also a responsibility. I carry the hopes of my nation with me into the cage, and I’m determined to make them proud. With every fight, I hope to leave a legacy that transcends the confines of the cage. It’s not just about winning; it’s about leaving behind a lasting impression that inspires others to reach for greatness.”

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This historic event features four co-main fights between current PFL and Bellator Champions, promising an unforgettable night of MMA fights.

In today’s landscape of fight games, fans want to see the best fighters pitted against the best. With PFL’s acquisition of Bellator, fight fans are going to receive that on February 24 when two MMA giants descend on Saudi Arabia to see who comes out on top. Newly designed Super Fight Championship belts and the future of PFL and Bellator highlight this spectacle of three-round super fights where elbows are legal and the winner-takes-all.

In the main event, heavyweights collide when PFL’s Renan Ferreira (12-3), fresh off his emphatic second round TKO victory during the 2023 PFL Championship, meets the first athlete in Bellator history to become champion in two weight divisions simultaneously, Ryan Bader (31-7).

In addition to the four bouts featuring current PFL and Bellator champions, former heavyweight champ Bruno Cappelozza (15-6) welcomes former Bellator Light Heavyweight champion Vadim Nemkov (17-2) to the 265-pound limit when they clash on February 24. A pair of heavy-handed former No. 1 contenders are also set to square off at 205-pounds when Brazil’s Thiago Santos (22-11) goes up against former Olympian Yoel Romero (15-7).

During the Champions vs. Champions preliminary card, top featherweight contender from PFL Gabriel Braga (12-1) and top featherweight contender from Bellator Aaron Pico (12-4) will square off, while Biaggio Ali Walsh, grandson of the iconic boxer Muhammad Ali, makes his pro debut at 155-pounds. Champions vs. Champions also will mark the return to the PFL SmartCage for Claressa Shields, the world’s greatest women’s boxer, rounding out a great collection of talent in MMA and combat sports.

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