The PFL match between Fabricio Werdum and Renan Ferreira last Thursday night was overturned in a non-competitive match by the New Jersey State Athletic Control Board.
– MMAPurists (@MMAPurists)
May 10, 2021
The New Jersey Sports Audit Board overturned Renan Ferreira’s first-round knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum in the third regular season of the 2021 Professional Fighters League in a non-competitive competition.
was the first to report the news. After returning to first place, Ferreira found herself trapped in a drowning triangle. At one point, Werdum appeared to get a quick tattoo of his opponent and then relax for a while. When referee Keith Peterson failed to see the tap, Ferreira capitalized and unloaded with a hammer to force the 2:32 stop in Round 1.
OFFICIAL: The New Jersey Sports Audit Board overturned the result of the Werdum vs. Ferreira in a “No No” decision. According to the PFL rules, both fighters receive 1 point in the heavyweight classification. pic.twitter.com/9kwudsPYmP
– PFL (@PFLMMA)
May 10, 2021
The PFL confirmed the decision and announced that both Werdum and Ferreira will receive a point in the regular season heavyweight division standings. Meanwhile, Werdum director Ali Abdelaziz took to social media
expresses its satisfaction by decision of the NJSACB.
“I want to thank the New Jersey Sports Committee, Nick Lembo, who worked all weekend to turn Fabricio Werdum’s decision into last week’s PFL competition,” Abdelaziz wrote. I would also like to thank PFL for providing all the necessary information quickly. “
The offer has not yet announced the next rival for Ferreira or Werdum.