HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – It appears to be fancy Alejandro Flores has earned a eternal space on the PFL featherweight roster.
The Mexican fighter made a lawful first affect in his PFL debut final Friday, outpointing Carl Deaton III in a split choice within the preliminary card of 2021 PFL Playoffs 3.
The 2021 PFL Playoffs 3 took space at the Seminole Onerous Rock Hotel & On line casino. The main card aired on ESPN2 and ESPN+, with the prelims completely on ESPN+.
Flores (20-3) is confident the pick earned him a pickle within the PFL 2022 season and he can’t wait to salvage within the cage and compete for the PFL featherweight title and the $1 million prize.
“I change into as soon as suggested if I pick this fight there’s a lawful likelihood I’ll salvage a pickle in 2022,” Flores suggested MMA Junkie in Spanish. “And factual coming down from the cage the boss tells me that we’re within the 2022 season. So I’m going to work arduous and I actually salvage a lawful length of time to salvage ready.
“This 2022 is going to be no longer easy and I actually salvage the abet that I salvage to peep them now, so be cautious all featherweights. Worship I stated, I belong within the elite and I’m going to camouflage that.”
Flores has over 20 fights under his belt and has been combating professionally since 2013. Though he felt rapid within the Dana White’s Contender Series final yr, the 30-yr-weak is grateful to salvage bought one other shot at the broad leagues now combating for PFL.
“Here’s one thing that I’ve been working at my entire life,” Flores stated. “I’ve been grinding eight years non-end. It’s no longer about if it’s right here or there. Here we’re competing against the most animated of the most animated within the realm. It’s a diminutive roster, so that’s why I focus on the more no longer easy fighters are right here.
“In the discontinue, we’re right here for broad issues and I wish to camouflage the bosses of PFL that I deserve to be right here within the tournament amongst the most animated fighters. I wish to camouflage them I’m elite and I belong at the tip of my division.”