The upcoming PFL playoff card scheduled for Aug. 13 has been forced to make several changes including a welterweight contende vying for the $1 million prize.
Joao Zeferino, who was ranked No. 1 after the PFL regular season, has suffered an injury and is out of his upcoming fight against Magomed Magomedkerimov. Magomedkerimov will now face Sadibou Sy, who steps into the playoffs after going 1-0 with one no-contest during the PFL regular season.
Aubin-Mercier will remain on the card and face another former UFC fighter in Darrell Horcher, who will make his PFL debut on Aug. 13.
The upcoming PFL playoff card on Aug. 13 is headlined by former Bellator champion Rory MacDonald taking on Ray Cooper III in the welterweight semifinals. The winner moves on to face either Magomedkerimov or Sy.
The main card airs on ESPN2 with the prelims slated for ESPN+.
Here is the full card for PFL Playoffs 1: Cooper III vs. MacDonald:
Main Card (ESPN2/ESPN+ at 9 p.m. ET)
Rory MacDonald vs. Ray Cooper III
Magomed Magomedkerimov vs. Sadibou Sy
Preliminary Card (ESPN+ at 5:30 p.m. ET)
Olivier Aubin-Mercier vs. Darrell Horcher
Gleison Tibau vs. Curtis Millender
Brett Cooper vs. Tyler Hill
Elvin Espinoza vs. Hopeton Stewart