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PFL 5 Results: MacDonald vs. Tibau

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Rory MacDonald and Gleison Tibau
Rory MacDonald and Gleison Tibau will headline the PFL 5 main event Thursday.
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MMA Fighting has PFL 5 results for Thursday’s night action from the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, N.J.

In the main event, one-time UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald makes his second appearance after a successful PFL debut in April, facing off with longtime MMA veteran Gleison Tibau in a welterweight contest. A win would likely lock up a playoff spot for MacDonald.

Additionally, Season 2 welterweight champ Ray Cooper III returns against vet Nikolai Aleksakhin in the co-main event.

Get PFL 5 results below.

Main card (ESPN2/ESPN+ at 9 p.m. ET)

Gleison Tibau def. Rory MacDonald via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

Ray Cooper III def. Nikolay Aleksakhin via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Emiliano Sordi vs. Dan Spohn ends in a draw (28-28, 28-28, 28-28)

Chris Camozzi def. Cezar Ferreira via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-27)

Prelims (ESPN+ at 5:30 p.m. ET)

Antonio Carlos Junior vs. Vinny Magalhaes ends in No Contest (groin strike) at 2:45 of R1

Cory Hendricks def. Marthin Hamlet via submission (rear-naked choke) at 4:09 of R3

Joao Zeferino def. Jason Ponet via submission (arm-triangle choke) at 2:16 of R2

Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Curtis Millender via submission (ezekiel choke) at 1:57 of R1

Tom Lawlor def. Jordan Young via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Sadibou Sy def. Alexey Kunchenko via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28)