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Lance Palmer and Alexandre Almeida
Ryan Loco

MMA Fighting has PFL 8 results for the PFL playoff event Thursday night at Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

The PFL 8 card will feature the lightweight and featherweight playoffs, with two fighters from each division advancing to the PFL finals on New Year’s Eve. All of Thursday’s fighters will be competing twice in one night.

Quarter-final bouts will be two-round affairs. In the event of a draw, judges will determine who should advance based on overall performance in the fight (“PRIDE rules”).

Check out PFL 8 results below.

Main Card (ESPN+, 10:30 p.m. ET)

Lightweight Semifinal

Loik Radzhabov def. Chris Wade via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Lightweight Semifinal

Natan Schulte def. Akhmet Aliev via submission (arm-triangle choke) - Round 2, 2:26

Featherweight Semifinal

Daniel Pineda def. Jeremy Kennedy via submission (guillotine) - Round 1, 4:00

Lightweight Quarter-final

Chris Wade def. Nate Andrews via majority decision (19-19, 20-18, 20-18)

Lightweight Quarter-final

Loik Radzhabov vs. Islam Mamedov is declared a majority draw (Mamedov advances by winning judges’ tiebreaker)

Lightweight Quarter-final

Akhmet Aliev def. Rashid Magomedov via unanimous decision (20-18, 20-18, 20-18)

Preliminaries (ESPN 2, 8 p.m. ET)

Featherweight Semifinal

Lance Palmer def. Alex Gilpin via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Lightweight Quarter-final

Natan Schulte def. Ramsey Nijem via submission (rear-naked choke) - Round 1, 0:52

Featherweight Quarter-final

Jeremy Kennedy def. Luis Rafael Laurentino via TKO (strikes) - Round 2, 1:24

Featherweight Quarter-final

Daniel Pineda def. Movlid Khaybulaev via KO (strikes) - Round 1, 0:29

Featherweight Quarter-final

Alex Gilpin def. Andre Harrison via submission (ninja choke) - Round 2, 1:49

Featherweight Quarter-final

Lance Palmer def. Alexandre Almeida via unanimous decision (20-17, 20-18, 20-18)