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PFL Playoffs 2 Results: Dilano Taylor stops Rory MacDonald in Round 1 (Video)

Former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald squared off with Dilano Taylor in the headliner of today’s PFL Playoffs 2 event in Wales.

Taylor (10-2 MMA) stepped in on short notice for the semi-final contest, this after MacDonald’s original opponent Magomed Umalatov was forced to withdraw from the event due to Visa issues.

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Dilano had entered the matchup looking to rebound, this after suffering a TKO loss to Magomed Magomedkerimov in his most recent effort this past July. Prior to that setback, ‘The Postman’ had strung together eight straight victories.

Meanwhile, Rory MacDonald (23-10-1 MMA) had last competed on July 1st of this year, suffering a unanimous decision loss to Sadibou Sy. That defeat was preceded by a submission win over Brett Cooper at PFL 3.

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Tonight’s PFL Playoffs 2 headliner did not make it out of the opening round. Dilano Taylor was able to drop Rory MacDonald with a right cross and promptly proceeded to finish him off on the ground with strikes.

Check out the finish below courtesy of PFL’s official Twitter:

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Official PFL Playoffs 2 Results: Dilano Taylor def. Rory MacDonald by TKO (punches) at 3:59 of Round 1

With today’s loss, the ‘Red King’ is now just 2-4 under the Professional Fight League banner. All three of Rory’s previous PFL losses came by way of decision.

What was your reaction to Dilano Taylor upsetting Rory MacDonald with a TKO victory at today’s PFL Playoffs 2 event in Wales? Share your thoughts in the comment section PENN Nation!

 

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