Live Results – PFL 6: Tiller Vs. Goltsov

Thursday, August 8th 2019 – Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey

The Professional Fighters League’s second season will come to an end tonight in Atlantic City just like it did last year. PFL will conclude their regular season before moving on to the playoffs in October with the hard-hitting heavyweights and light heavyweights. Buckle up.

Kelvin Tiller and Denis Goltsov will fight for the #1 seed in the playoffs, as other heavyweights and light heavyweights will look to clinch playoff spots. There is also the return of Khabib Nurmagomedov’s cousin, Umar.

Here’s the breakdown: 6 points for a first round finish, 5 points for a second round finish, 4 points for a third-round finish and 3 points for a decision win, and here are the current standings:

Light Heavyweight

  • Bozigit Ataev 1-0 (6 points)
  • Emeliano Sordi 1-0 (5 points)
  • Rashid Yusupov 1-0 (3 points)
  • Maxim Grishin 1-0 (3 points)
  • Viktor Nemkov 1-0 (3 points)
  • Sigi Pesaleli 1-0 (3 points)
  • Jordan Johnson 0-1 (0 points)
  • Rakim Cleveland 0-1 (0 points)


  • Denis Goltsov 1-0 (6 points)
  • Kelvin Tiller 1-0 (6 points)
  • Ante Delija 1-0 (3 points)
  • Ali Asaev 1-0 (3 points)
  • Francimar Barroso 1-0 (3 points)
  • Satoshi Ishii 1-0 (3 points)
  • Alex Nicholson 0-1 (0 points)
  • Zeke Tuinei-Wiley 0-1 (0 points)

The fights kick off on ESPN2 @ 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT and continue with the main card on ESPN+ @ 10:00PM ET/7:00PM PT.

Full results below:

Main Card (ESPN+ 10:00PM ET/7:00PM PT)

  • Heavyweight bout: Jared Rosholt def. Satoshii Ishii via UD (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

  • Light Heavyweight bout: Vinny Magalhaes def. Rakim Cleveland via submission (armbar) (R1, 1:56)

  • Light Heavyweight bout: Viktor Nemkov def. Rashid Yusupov via split decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28)

  • Heavyweight bout: Ali Isaev def. Carl Seumanutafa via UD (30-27, 30-27, 29-28)

  • Light Heavyweight bout: Maxim Grishin def. Mikhail Mokhnatkin via KO (punch) (R1, 0:48)

  • Heavyweight: Muhammed DeReese def. Valdrin Istrefi via TKO (punches) (R1, 2:06)

  • Bantameight bout: Umar Nurmagomedov def. Sidemar Honorio via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

  • Heavyweight bout: Francimar Barroso def. Ben Edwards via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 29-28)

Preliminary Card (ESPN2 8:00PM ET/5:00PM PT)

  • Heavyweight bout: Denis Goltsov def. Kelvin Tiller via submission (ezekiel choke) (R2, 3:40)

  • Light Heavyweight bout: Emiliano Sordi def. Bozigit Ataev via KO (punches) (R1, 1:22)

  • Heavyweight bout: Alex Nicholson def. Zeke Tuinei-Wily via TKO (punches) (R1, 3:07)

  • Light Heavyweight bout: Jordan Johnson def. Sigi Pesaleli via unanimous decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27)

Exclusive: An interview with PFL’s Kelvin Tiller

I had the privilege of speaking to PFL heavyweight Kelvin Tiller this past week. One of the most exciting and surprising fighters in the PFL tournament. I spoke to ‘The Mama’s Boy’ about what drives him to fight and how he got there along with what the future holds for him as he enters the semi-finals.

Richard Ferraina: Hey Kelvin, how are you? I’m glad I was able to snag you for an interview because you’ve been one of the most exciting fighters to watch in this PFL tournament right now. First thing, I wanted to bring up your nickname ‘The Mama’s Boy’. I resonate with that because I’m very close with my mother as well. Continue reading “Exclusive: An interview with PFL’s Kelvin Tiller”