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Ante Delija, Valentin Moldavsky Official for Main Event

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The headliner for
Professional Fighters League’s first regular season event of
2024 is now official.

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Heavyweight competitors Ante Delija
and Valentin
Moldavsky hit their contracted marks without issue at
Wednesday’s weigh-ins. Delija tipped the scales at 244 pounds,
while Moldavsky checked in at 237.4 pounds.

It wasn’t smooth sailing for everyone on the card, however.
Daniel
James (267) missed weight by one pound for a heavyweight bout
against Marcelo
Golm (264.4), while Shanna
Young (128.6) came in 2.6 pounds heavy for a flyweight clash
against Kana
Watanabe (125).

PFL 1 takes place on Thursday night at the Boeing Center in San
Antonio, Texas. The main card airs on ESPN2 and ESPN+ beginning at
10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, while prelims air on ESPN+ at 6:30 p.m.
ET/3:30 p.m. PT.

A 2021 PFL finalist and a 2022 champion, Delija has been victorious
in his last five bouts. The Mirko
Filipovic protege is coming off a unanimous decision win over
Maurice
Greene last June, a bout where he suffered a broken leg that
knocked him out of the 2023 campaign.

Moldavsky is a former interim title holder in Bellator
MMA. The Fedorteam representative ended a three-bout winless
streak in his last outing, when he outpointed Steve Mowry
at Bellator 298 this past August.

PFL 1 Weigh-in Results:

Ante
Delija (244) vs. Valentin
Moldavsky (237.4)
Denis
Goltsov (245.4) vs. Linton
Vassell (240.8)
Liz
Carmouche (126) vs. Juliana
Velasquez (125.2)
Dakota
Ditcheva (125.2) vs. Lisa
Mauldin (125.8)
Marcelo
Golm (264.4) vs. Daniel
James (267)*
Blagoy
Ivanov (257.2) vs. Sergey
Bilostenniy (248.4)
Taila
Santos (126) vs. Ilara
Joanne (126)
Steve
Mowry (257.6) vs. Oleg Popov
(242.2)
Kana
Watanabe (125) vs. Shanna
Young (128.6)**
Chelsea
Hackett (125.4) vs. Jena Bishop
(125.4)
Lucas
Brennan (145.6) vs. Dimitre Ivy
(146)
Bryce
Meredith (135.8) vs. Ty Johnson
(135.6)

*James missed weight by one pound
**Young missed weight by 2.6 pounds

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