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Kevlin Tiller in, Evgeniy Goncharov out at heavyweight for PFL's debut season

Posted On: May 16, 2018   |   Posted By: MMAjunkie

Russia's Evgeniy Goncharov (11-2) has been forced to withdraw from the Professional Fighters League upcoming debut season, and Kelvin Tiller (8-1) has agreed to take his place.
PFL officials today told MMAjunkie that with the change, Tiller will now face Alex Nicholson (10-5) at PFL 1, while Goncharov's original opponent, Josh Copeland (14-4), will instead face Jack May (9-3).
PFL 1 takes place June 7 at Hulu Theater at Madison Square Garden in New York. Four fights air on NBCSN following eight contests that stream live on Facebook, though the night's bout order has yet to be officially finalized.
Tiller fought once under the WSOF banner, losing a decision to Elvis Mutapcic in August 2014. “The Mama's Boy” has since fought twice under the Shamrock FC banner, picking up a pair of stoppage wins.
With the changes to the lineup, PFL 1 now includes:
Andre Harrison vs. Jumabieke Tuerxun
Bekbulat Magomedov vs. Lance Palmer
Shawn Jordan vs. Mike Kyle
Max Coga vs. Timur Valiev
Alex Nicholson vs. Kelvin...

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