HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – It’s safe to say Antonio Carlos Junior is a happy camper.
The winner of season three of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” finds himself in the 2021 PFL light heavyweight final, having defeated 2019 PFL champion Emiliano Sordi on the main card of Friday’s 2021 PFL Playoffs 3. Carlos Junior (12-5) defeated Sordi via unanimous decision, winning 30-27, 29-28, and 29-28 on the judges’ scorecards.
Carlos Junior is set to take on Marthin Hamlet in the Oct. 27 final.
The 2021 PFL Playoffs 3 took place at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. The main card aired on ESPN2 and ESPN+ with the prelims exclusively on ESPN+.
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Video: Watch the 2021 PFL Playoffs 3 post-fight press conference
Watch Carlos Junior in the video above talk about his win over Sordi, his experience under the PFL format, his upcoming final bout against Hamlet, and more.
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